Lake Effect Comic Con

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The Con is on!  The 7th annual Lake Effect Comic Book Convention will be held Sunday June 5th 2016 at the Holiday Inn CLEVELAND NORTHEAST – MENTOR.

Sorry – all dealer tables have been sold.

Sorry- all artist tables have been sold.

Location:  Holiday Inn CLEVELAND NORTHEAST  7701 Reynolds Road, 7701 Reynolds Road SR 306, Mentor, OH, 44060, US Phone: (440) 951-7333  Special Convention room rates are now available for June 2nd through June 6th – use code LES when booking.

Show will open at 10:00 AM and will close at 5:00 PM

Admission will be $5 for adults, children under 13 are admitted free.  Free parking is provided.

  • Costume Contest
  • Hourly Door Prizes
  • Discussion Panels

Confirmed Exhibitors:

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Sponsors and Friends:

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The sixth annual Lake Effect Comic Book Convention was held on Sunday May 31st 2015 and was the most successful yet:  attendance was over 2000 – thanks for attending – see you in 2016!  As always, a convention like this succeeds because our volunteer staff  is tops.  Thanks go out to: Greg, Lauren, Frank, Ed, Gemma, Kayleigh, Sarah, Emily, Ruth, Nick, Casey, Dean, Jeremy, and Rocco.  You are the best!

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The big news was the CGC 9.8 graded Iron Man #1 that changed hands at the show!  Very seldom does a big ticket item like this find a new home at a one-day show!  Kudos to the seller and the buyer!

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Cosplay is an integral part of cons – and our cosplayers are tops!

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Thanks go out to our guests who make time to meet and greet:  Arvell Jones, Craig Tucker, Chris Lambert, Craig Boldman, Dan Gorman, Dave Nestler, David Russell, Gary Dumm, Jason Liccardi, Marty Hirchak, NJJ Studios, Mike Gustovich, and the great Tom Batiuk

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The Panel Discussions have continued to grow in attendance and popularity.   Thanks to the guests who gave their time to run the panels: Ethan Roberts, Martin Hirchak, Chris Lambert, Mike Gustovich, Dan Gorman, Valentine Volk, and Aubrey Fisher.

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No show is complete without a great set of dealers – and ours are always tops!   Adam Sabol, All American Cards and Comics, Baby Boomer Rebellion, Bill’s Books and More, Bill Thade, B-K Classic Comics, Bret Masterson, Burning River Comics, Comic Heaven, Craig Higgens, George Geis, Comics Are Go!, Happy Skull Productions, Hazel’s Heroes, JB Comics, Jacob’s Comic Den, John Haines Rare Comics, John Matricardi, Jupiter Comics, Kevin Kuder, Kubo Comics, Mark Allen, Mr. Jolly’s 8 Bit Kingdom, New Dimension Comics, Our Gang, Pixel Bits, Robert Bonko, Teddy Hanes, The Comic Gallery, Universal Comics, William Louden, Will Spitzer, and World’s Greatest Comics

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Held at the Atlas Cinemas Mentor – Tables and Chairs provided by CCM Rental in Chesterland – thanks guys.

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