The NRCC Comic-Con will be held at New River Community College in Dublin, VA on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The guests and dealers will be in Edwards Hall, Room 117. Exhibitions, displays and demonstrations will be held in the Student Lounge in Martin Hall. Children can wear Halloween costumes and cosplayers are invited to come as their favorite comic book, sci-fi, fantasy or horror characters. Admission is FREE, so, come for a few hours or the whole day. Interesting panel discussions are scheduled throughout the day. Meet comic book artists/writers and authors of science fiction, fantasy and horror. If you've never been to a comic book convention, here's your chance! The library wants to promote reading, creativity and the fun of comic books. Join in on the fun here in the New River Valley.
An author of poetry and short fiction, Guy has also written “Kwanzaa Handbook” and “The Kwanzaa Kids Learn the Seven Principles”, “Rife Powers, and Other Too Tall Tales”,and “Living Just A little”. He is headwriter for the “Brotherman: Dictator of Discipline” comicbook series, companion novellas, “The Cold Hard Cases of Duke Denim” 1-5 and the graphic novel, “Brother Revelation”, with his illustrator brother, Dawud Anyabwile. Guy also wrote the graphic novel adaptation of Walter Dean Myers’ award winning youth novel, “Monster”, for Harper-Collins. www.guysims.com
Writer/Artist on King Feature’s comic strip, “SNUFFY SMITH”. Bodacious!!!
Travis Reid & Associates will provide on site blog information coverage.
Shelby Wynn will be painting faces at our convention. Save some money to become a walking piece of art.
Jimmy is a former wrestler with the World Wide Wrestling Federation. SUPER NICE GUY!!!
Magnet Man takes care of Jimmy Valiant’s website and is a cartoonist. Lil’ M, son of Magnet Man, will also be in attendance.
Professor of English at Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, VA. Stan is also a member of the international fan group, The Burroughs Bibliophiles, who promote the life and writings of Edgar Rice Burroughs (Tarzan of the Apes, John Carter of Mars, etc.) Stan is also author of THE TEENAGE TARZAN, a look at ERB’s JUNGLE TALES OF TARZAN. If you want to talk poetry, Stan is the Man.
International Star Wars Cosplay organization. They aren’t really evil, as they do a lot of community service and help charities. Their discussion panel is always packed.
Author of SPRING BLESSINGS (From the Files of the Dept. of the Arcane) and SUMMER SACRIFICES (From the Files of the Dept. of the Arcane).
Steve is the creator of “Fearless Dawn” and the artist on comic books, “Galaktikon” and “Spookhouse” for Albatross Funnybooks. He will have his comic books and artwork to sell and autograph.
This is your chance to get a 2018 membership and miscellaneous related convention merchandise for this Roanoke Science Fiction/Fantasy convention. Their next convention will be held February 23-25, 2018.
Chris is a comics scholar, fiction writer and English professor at Washington & Lee University in Lexington, VA. He is the author of two books about comics, “On the Origin of Superheroes” and a textbook, “Superhero Comics”. Chris will host an hour panel about how superheroes originated. Don’t miss it.
Jenn will be selling art prints and bookmarks.
Kim Headlee, Science Fiction and Fantasy author, will be selling her books.
Richard has been illustrating comics professionally for more than 25 years, having illustrated runs on Doom Patrol, Sensational Spider-Man, Dr. Strange, Batman ’66 and many more. He continues to work on his creator-owned title- Annie Ammo. He is also a concept artist for Red Storm Entertainment, most recently helping to develop Tom Clancey’s The Division. Visit Richard at his table to get comics autographed or buy some original art.
Matt is the Director of Communication Studies at Radford University. He will host a panel on Superman, since this is Supe’s 80th anniversary year.
Brad creates movie props out of cardboard. He will be setting up his full-size Hulk-Buster suit (as seen in “Avengers” movies) for display.
Flippy the dachshund now stars in a comic book created by Dionysis Metalcult( Music, comics, mustache). Flippy will be at a table assisted by DM, who will be selling comics, posters, buttons, toys, pulp magazines, vintage and unique items.
Jerry Frech is an artist and Star Wars enthusiast. He will have original art for sale at his table.
Troy Black and his family will come with nuclear proton packs ready for any pesky ghosts at New River Community College. They love to pose for photos!
Chris is the creator of an all-ages comic book, “ The Amazing Adventure of Superior Sam” and will be selling them at his table.
He will have his self-published comics, prints and toys for sale.
Josh will be selling his self-published comics and art.
Editor of “The Burroughs Bulletin” magazine and “The Gridley Wave” newletter for the Burroughs Bibliophiles, an international organization of fans who enjoy and promote the writings of Edgar Rice Burroughs, creator of Tarzan if the Apes and John Carter of Mars.
Author of “A Soldier of Poloda: Further Adventures Beyond the Farthest Star” and “Untamed Pellucidar”. Both of these books are authorized sequels to books written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, creator of Tarzan of the Apes.
Selling plush, wallets, keychains and accessories.
Jerry Poindexter AKA Zoomerman
Jerry will be selling zoomer sticks, his promotional comic book and posters.
A food truck that sells hamburgers, hotdogs, barbeque, French fries, etc.
Duston Barto and Aishah Alian
will be selling Anime’, Asiaphile goods & LEGO compatible figures.
handmade blankets and fandom crafts collectibles.
Pixel Bead art, Comics, Toys, Crochet Plush Pokemon, MTG cards and collectibles.
Toys, comics, card games, collectibles.
Tammy and Elmer Roush
Hand-carved walking sticks, canes, pencils, ornaments, chain maille jewelry, steampunk jewelry, etc.
will be selling comic books.
Tamara Quinn and Mike Melton
Foam armor, prop weapons, jewelry, polymer collectibles, “fan Collectibles”.
Lots and lots of comic books for sale.
Rick will have great comic books for sale.
Larry Clevinger II
Check out Larry’s comic books and toys.
Crochet geekery; dolls. gloves, scarves.
Comic books and collectibles can be found at Roger’s tables.
Roger and Annette Davis
You will find comics and related toys, figures and misc. collectibles at Roger’s and Annette’s tables.
will be selling crochet and sewn items from movies, TV, etc.
Carl will be selling Famous Monsters of Filmland magazines, Star Wars action figures & models.
Comics and a few toys.