Saturday, April 2, 2011

Spokane Comicon 2011 Update#3

Hello fans, Time continues to fly by as we are now less than 2 months away from the 5th annual Spokane Comicon. Here's the latest breakdown.

Basic Info:
5th Annual Spokane Comicon
Saturday May 21, 2011

@ Spokane Commmunity College Bld 6
1810 N Greene St Spokane, WA 99217

$5 general admission at the door.
Kids 10 and under are fee.

Special Guests:

Dave Johnson: Eisner Award winning artist (100 Bullets, Detective Comics, Deadpool)
Dan Panosian: Artist (X-Factor Forever, Irredeemable, Chaos War: God Squad)
Matthew Southworth: Artist (Stumptown, Amazing Spider-man)
Brandon Jerwa: Writer (Battlestar Galatica, The Shield, The Mighty Crusaders)
Mark Rahner: Writer (Rotten)
Brian Churilla: Artist (the Anchor, Avengers, Creepy)
Colton Worley: Artist (Kato Origins)
Scott Allie: Editor/Writer (Dark Horse Comics)
Chad Anderson: Writer (The Heroic Age X-Men)
Eric Trautmann: Writer (Vampirella, The Shield)
*NEW*Thomas Cook: Animator (He-Man, Thundarr, Super Friends tv series)
*NEW* Lars Brown: Artist (North-World web comic)
*NEW* Jeremy Barlow:Writer (Star Wars Adventures/Tales/Clone Wars comics)

Dealer/Artist Alley Tables
The revised 2011 pdf application is currently available to download directly from our website. Please email me with any questions you may have that aren't covered in the 2011 application.

All Artist Alley tables are SOLD OUT for 2011. Please email me if you want to be on the waiting list.
We have less than a dozen Dealer tables left so another sell out is imminent very very soon.

Special Events: (mark your calendars)

"Spokane Comicon presents Superhero storytime at Auntie's Bookstore"
Bring your kids and join us Saturday April 23rd at Aunties Bookstore - in downtown Spokane for a special superhero book reading at 11:00am.

*In addition there will be fun freebies for kids, and don't forget to enter the FREE RAFFLE for chance to win a copy of "Tiny Titans/Little Archie" #1 signed by artist Art Baltazar and writer Franco.

*NEW* Drink and Draw: Spokane edition at Isabellas Restaurant & Gin Joint
Friday May 20th, 2011 7:00pm-11:00pm 21 and older
Admission is FREE but please be respectful of Isabellas. They are a business so plan on buying a beverage or appitizer if you come, don't brown bag it.

This is your chance to rub elbows with some special guest artists and talk like a sailor all while drawing. Facebook event page coming soon.

Program of Events:
The full program of events will be release 2 weeks prior to May 21st. In the mean time here are a few teasers.

WACOM technology will be holding 2 demo classes during the con. Wondering if getting a tablet is for you? Now is your chance to view them in action all day at their table and or at one of their hands on classes. Time TBA

Dark Horse Comics Portfolio Review: Think you got what it takes to make it in comics? Dark Horse comics publisher and special guest Scott Allie will be holding Portfolito reviews starting at 3:00pm. Location TBA.

More details coming soon including Costume Contest guidelines and Gaming Tournament details.

For the 4th straight year we are proudly sponsored by The Comfort Inn Hotel here in Spokane, WA.
For anyone who will be looking for affordable accomidations while coming to Spokane for the con please call 509-467-7111 and ask for Shaun or Echo.
Make sure you mention you are coming for the "Spokane Comicon" to receive your nightly room discount.
For more hotel info you can check out their website but you will only get the discount rate if you call.

Stay Connected:
If you are reading this, chances are you've already been to our main site, but we are also are on facebook/spokanecomicon and twitter "Like" us on facebook to stay on top of any updates and events around town. There will be plenty of updates as we keep getting closer to May including Exclusives, Gift Bag details, Costume Contest guidelines, Gaming info and more!

Thanks for your support and good comics.

Nathan O'Brien
Spokane Comicon Founder & Coordinator