A slate of additional comics guests have been confirmed for the Free State Comicon scheduled for September 10th in Lawrence, Kansas. Show promoter Craig Klotz has recently announced six additional creators who will appear.
Free Comic Book Day is on the horizon, and Elite Comics of Overland Park is planning a large in-store event with comic book creators, costume characters, and bagpipe players. Elite Comics owner William Binderup says “This party should be epic!”
Free Comic Book Day is an annual event organized by the comic book industry. Comic book stores across America plan special events and give away free new comic books on the first Saturday in May.
Elite Comics’ May 7 event will include costume characters including Supergirl, Green Lantern, Hawkgirl, Halo soldiers, and Star Wars Stormtroopers.
A phalanx of comic book creators will also appear for an in-store signing.
Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt, creators of Sixth Gun
Kevin Mellon, artist of Gearhead and S.H.I.E.L.D. Infinity
Cartoonist Arie Monroe of Tornado Alley
Cartoonist Damont Jordan
Brian Fyffe, creator of Zombie Chuck
Alex Grecian, novelist and writer of Image Comics’ Proof
Chris Grine, creator of Chickenhare
Steve Daniels, creator of Frostbite the Snowman and The Dark Hopper
In a unique twist, the St. Andrew Scottish Bagpipe Players will perform an array of music from Star Wars at noon.
Elite Comics is located at 11842 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas. Find them on the web at www.elite-comics.com.
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