Wizard World Comic Con Chicago

I’m thrilled to announce that I received a media pass to cover Wizard World Comic Con in Chicago on Thursday, August 23rd through Sunday the 26th.

I can’t even begin to explain how pumped I am about being in the same place as my Smallville Superman, Tom Welling.  I’ll gladly be his Lois Lane anyday!

I’m going to make sure I get in line at least an hour in advance for the X-Files’ panel. I loved that show and can’t wait to finally see David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson (Mulder and Scully) in person.

My kids are excited, but I’m sure it’s nowhere as much as I am.

If you are in the Chicago area, make it a point to check out the amazing celebrity line-up Wizard World Comic Con has to offer.

https://www.tixr.com/groups/wizardworld/events/wizard-world-chicago-8610

 

 

Walker Stalker Con and Heroes & Villains Fan Fest 2018: Chicago, Illinois

Recently, my teens and I attended our 1st Walker Stalker Con and Heroes & Villains Fan Fest in Chicago. In my latest article for Medium, I share my experience from that Saturday’s festivities. To read about which celebrities I had a chance to see up close and personal, click on the link provided below.

https://medium.com/@JPSummers/walker-stalker-con-and-heroes-villains-fan-fest-chicago-2018-927d95cd7777

Free Comic Book Day 2018

This will be my 4th year reporting from Free Comic Book Day. It was my kids love for reading that first introduced me to this annual event that is celebrated every first Saturday in May. If you’ve never been to FCBD now would be a great time to do so.

To learn all about Free Comic Book Day, check out the latest article I wrote on Geeks.media

https://geeks.media/free-comic-book-day-2018

 

 

 

Halloween ComicFest 2016

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What could be better than candy this Halloween Weekend?

How about FREE comic books!!!

Saturday, October 29th is Halloween ComicFest 2016.

Halloween ComicFest Official logo
Halloween ComicFest Official logo

What is HalloweenFest?

It’s a one-of-a-kind event held at local comic shops. It gives a chance for pop-culture fans and comic book enthusiasts alike to enjoy the free comics and HCF Mini-Comic Polypacks and participate in the Greatest Halloween Costume Contest.

According to the Halloween ComicFest website, there are 32 titles—19 full-sized comics and 13 mini-comics—available, including select titles from Marvel Comics (Darth Vader: Doctor Aphra #1, Spidey #1, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: You Choose the Story #1, and The Haunted Mansion #1), DC Comics (DC Superhero Girls #1 and Scooby Apocalypse/Hanna-Barbera Sampler), Dark Horse Comics (Harrow County #1), and IDW Publishing (My Little Pony: The Haunted Dungeon) among other spooktacular tales.

Last year my kids and I attended our first HalloweenFest at Powers Comics in Green Bay. We had such a blast! Not only did we each get to pick 3 free comic books there was also an assortment of free bookmarks, stickers and candy. Powers Comics was lucky enough to have New York Times bestselling author, John Jackson Miller, signing his own comic books for anyone that purchased his work.

To find out if your local comic book store will be participating click on this link: http://www.halloweencomicfest.com/StoreLocator

There is also a contest going on where you can enter The Greatest Halloween Contest Ever!

Costume contest photo submissions can be submitted starting October 6, 2016 and close Monday November 7th, 2016 at 11:59PM.

Contest voting will run from Tuesday, November 1st until voting closes on Monday, November 7th at 11:59PM.

Winners will be announced on Friday, November 11th.

For more details visit the HCE website.

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My youngest kiddo sporting his Star Wars costume last year at Powers Comics during Halloween ComicFest 2015