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CMPL Comic Con 2022

We are excited for CMPL Comic Con 2022! This annual event will take place at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library’s Main Library located at 40900 Romeo Plank. Panels will run from 12-6 p.m. and Artists’ Alley from 12-5:30 p.m.

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11th ANNUAL MOTOR CITY BLACK AGE of COMICS/ MANGA CON

WE’RE BACK FAMILY!!! JUNE 4th 2022. MOTOR CITY BLACK AGE IS LOOKING TO GET BACK ON TRACK.
The Motor City Black Age is the movement of an annual gathering of comic book creators and retailers who create and sell material that caters to readers of all ages. In addition to selling their work, they also take part in panel discussions and self-publishing workshops for aspiring artist and creators. Wow!! Now Manga is a part of this movement.

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Tulip City Comics & Toy Fare 2022

Tulip City’s 5th annual Comics & Toy Fare!! The Tulip City Comics & Toy Fare is an annual event for the celebration of all things geek – cosplay, comics, toys, fandoms and more!

Check out MIGeekScene’s Previous Coverage:
2019 Gallery/Review

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MuskeCon 2022

MuskeCon is a Comic Book and Toy Convention in Muskegon, MI.
$5 admission
Under 12 free

Check out MIGeekScene’s Previous Coverage
2019 Gallery/Review

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Grand Rapids Comic Con 2021 Review

2021 marked the return of the Grand Rapids Comic Con. After a two year absence, how did the Grand Rapids Comic Con fare? Read on to find out.
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The Detroit Spook Show Halloween Sale 2021

For fans of Horror, Circus Sideshow, The Macabre, Monsters, True Crime, Oddities, Science Fiction, The Paranormal, Fantasy, and All Hallows’ Eve- THIS SHOW IS FOR YOU!

Numerous vendors will be on hand selling the coolest of Halloween and Horror related treasures. Expect to find Horror VHS/DVDs, Comics, Posters, Patches, Buttons, Toys, Handmade Crafts, Home Decor, Jewelry, Clothing, Records, Costumes, Books, Witchy Wares, Collectibles, Props, Art, Sideshow Oddities, Assorted Novelties and More!

The Detroit Spook Show Halloween Sale is your one stop destination for spooky goods and one of a kind horror themed merchandise.

Admission to The Detroit Spook Show Halloween Sale is FREE!
The event is open to ALL AGES.

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The Haunted Garage Sale 2021

Our mission is to host our annual haunted garage sale, where people can come together & share their love of Halloween and all things haunted. Our variety of vendors will offer everything from  and more.

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Downriver Comic & Collectors Show 2021

Date/Time:
Saturday Hours: June 5, 10am – 6pm
Sunday Hours: June 6, 10am – 3pm
Door Tickets:
Adult: $6
16/under: $4
7/under: Free (with parent)
Family Rate: $15 (2 adults & up to 5 kids 16/under)
MEGA-Auctions all weekend:
All auctions will take place at the “Hands of the City” booth.
All proceeds from the auction will be donated to the school district for their Athletics programs.
Mega Auction 01:
Is a silent bid-only auction, ending 5:30pm on Saturday June 5.
Mega-Auction 02:
LIVE Auction 5:30pm Saturday June 5.
Mega-Auction 03:
Is a silent bid-only on Sunday June 6, ending at 2pm.

 

Michigan State University Comics Forum 2020

Held every year on the beautiful campus of Michigan State University, The Michigan State University Comics Forum is an an event that brings together scholars, creators, and fans in order to explore celebrate the medium of comics, graphic storytelling, and sequential art.

Emil Ferris is an American writer, cartoonist, and designer. Ferris debuted in publishing with her 2017 graphic novel My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, a coming-of-age story of Karen Reyes, a girl growing up in 1960s Chicago.  The book is written and drawn in the form of the character’s notebook. My Favorite Thing Is Monsters was heralded as a “masterpiece” by Forbes and The AV Club, among others and has garnered numerous awards, including:

  • 2017 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Graphic Novel for My Favorite Thing Is Monsters
  • 2017 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Artist
  • 2018 Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Graphic Novel for My Favorite Thing Is Monsters
  • 2018 Eisner Award for Best Writer/Artist
  • 2018 Gran Guinigi Award for Best Graphic Novel
  • 2019 Grand prix de la critique ACBD
  • 2019 Fauve d’or at Angoulême International Comics Festival

Nick Sousanis is an Eisner-winning comics author and an assistant professor of Humanities & Liberal Studies at San Francisco State University, where he is starting a Comics Studies program. He received his doctorate in education at Teachers College, Columbia University in 2014, where he wrote and drew his dissertation entirely in comic book form. Titled Unflattening, it argues for the importance of visual thinking in teaching and learning, and was published by Harvard University Press in 2015. Unflattening received the 2016 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award) in Humanities, the Lynd Ward Prize for best Graphic Novel of 2015, and was nominated for an Eisner Award for Best Scholarly/Academic work. To date, Unflattening has been translated into FrenchKoreanPortugueseSerbianPolishItalian, and Chinese.

Events for the Week Feb 17th-23rd

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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