Back for it’s 3rd year, Summit City Comic Con will take place on Saturday, May 12, from 10am to 6pm, at the Grand Wayne Center. Sponsored by 3 Rivers Federal Credit Union and Huntington University, this year's event promises to be bigger and better than ever, with over 100 creators present.
According to the convention’s founder Zack Kruse, “Our primary goal is to promote comics as an art form and get people to turn out and experience the community and medium that we all love.”
This year’s line up boast creators like Gabriel Hardman (Secret Avengers, Hulk, Planet of the Apes), Mike Norton (Spider-Man, Young Justice, Battlepug), Tom Scioli (Captain America: Hail Hydra, Godland, American Barbarian), and Katie Cook (Fraggle Rock, Star Wars), to name a few.
Admission to the event is $10.00 and tickets are available at the door. Children 12 and under will be admitted for free with a paid adult admission.
May 10: Comics Workshop for kids at the Allen County Public Library
May 11: pre-show party at Dash-In
May 12: Convention
May 12: After party at Dash-In
DAY OF SHOW ACTIVITIES:
Kids costume contest
Meet comic book creators, get/purchase individualized sketches and commissions from creators
501st is present (Star Wars Stormtrooper charitable organization)
Amber Foster Bouthot moved here from Illinois in 2002 and is proud to call Fort Wayne home. She's an editor, freelance writer, and community volunteer, with over ten years of writing and editing experience. By day, she manages glo magazine, owns her own marketing and writing firm, and runs Fort Wayne Food Tours. In her spare time, she likes to cuddle with her daughters and 3 pups, and spend time camping and going to the lake with her family.