Sunday, May 2, 2010

Spokane Comicon 2010 Update #5

It's now May (where has the time gone?) and that means it's time to starting counting down to the 4th Annual Spokane Comicon on Saturday May 22!
We've got lots of exciting things to cover including the much anticipated Program of Events and Gaming so let's get going.

2010 Guests:
John Layman
Andy Owens
Jason Gorder
Daniel M Davis
Dustin Weaver
Eric Trautmann
Brandon Jerwa
Matthew Southworth
Charlie Schmidt
Mark Rahner
Lars Brown
Stephen Lindsey
John Lustig
Chad Anderson
*NEW* You can read Chad's bio on our web page under the "Guests" tab

Program of Events:
10am Doors Open (100 exclusive bags)
11am Free Raffle Prize drawing #1
11:30am WACOM tech instructional demo #1 (conf room)
12pm Free Raffle Prize drawing #2
12pm "CD" Comics Panel (auditorium) w/ Eric Trautmann and Brandon Jerwa
1pm Free Raffle Prize drawing #3
1pm Chew Panel (auditorium) w/ John Layman
2pm Free Raffle Prize drawing #4 (+ 50 exclusive gift bags)
2pm Breaking into Comics (auditorium) w/ Creators Edge Press
2:30pm WACOM tech instructional demo #2 (conf room)
3pm Free Raffle Prize drawing #5
3pm Keyboard Cat Retrospective (auditorium) w/ Charlie Schmidt
4pm All $1 raffle prizes names drawn (podium stage)
4pm Spokane Ghostbusters (auditorium)
5pm Costume Contest (auditorium)

5pm End of show


11am (game room opens):
>Learn: Magic The Gathering "Basic Training" (All Day except during booster draft)

>Magic and Brawl registration starts. (ends at 12:30 or until spots are full.)

>Zombies and Doorways d20 Demo (All Day)

>Opening Console Gaming "Wii, PS3" (All Day)

All registration closes, Magic Draft Begins (DCI Sanctioned)

Gift Bags:

The Gift bags will be full of fun freebies from our sponsors that will surely not disappoint.
In celebration of Iron Man 2 we are excited to be giving away authentic 35MM film cells in each gift bag!

We will be giving away 100 gift bags for the first 100 paid attendees starting at 10am while supplies last.

For those of you that can't make it out in time to get a gift bag at 10am we've got you covered. For the first time ever we will be giving away an additional 50 gift bags at 2pm with paid admission while supplies last.

One lucky gift bag will have a certified Iron Man 2 trading card that has a piece of costume worn by actor Don (Jim "Rhodey" Rhodes) Cheadle! Estimated value $50!!

Costume Contest:

I promise details will be posted in our next update. All I can say is we have more sponsors, so we will more categories for you to win!

Blood Drive:

Do something good and be a real hero. This year the Inland Northwest Blood Center will be set up all day from 10am-5:00pm outside of Building 6 during our show.

We encourage you to register on site and donate blood to help save lives.

When you show proof of donation you will get a FREE DOLLAR RAFFLE ticket to enter into any prize of your choice. Dollar raffle prizes will be drawn at 4:00pm.

The countdown to con is here! Don't miss it!!

4th Annual Spokane Comicon
Next show: Saturday May 22, 2010

Location: Spokane Community College Bld 6 Lair
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
Nathan O'Brien
Spokane Comicon Founder & Coordinator