Burg Comics Con 2011

burgComics2011The 2nd annual Burg Comics Con will take place on Saturday August 27, 2011 from 10 AM to 4 PM on the Southeastern Illinois College campus in Harrisburg, IL. Please start passing the word along to your friends and encourage them to become a fan of our page on Facebook to keep up with the latest news.

The con will be held in the Student Center/Cafeteria at Southeastern Illinois College from 10 AM until 4 PM. Items for sale at the con will include:

  • Over 8000 comic books from Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse and other independents priced at 50 cents each.
  • HeroClix figures priced from 50 cents to $3
  • Superman collectibles
  • Comic story arc runs
  • Art prints and commission work.
  • Other items to be added

Dealers and artist confirmed for the show include:

  • Ghost Rider Creator Mr. Gary Friedrich (Featured Guest) – Mr. Gary Friedrich will be on hand at Burg Comics Con 2011 signing autographs, selling limited edition prints and meeting fans.
  • Burg Comics (Dealer – Comics and HeroClix) Blog and forum available at Burg Comics
  • Wil-Woods (Artist) Commission art and prints available for purchase. Visit http://wil-woods.deviantart.com/ for additional details.
  • Fancy Pants T’s (Dealer – Specialty items) Fancy Pants T’s specializes in custom made, hand printed apparel. We offer t-shirts for fans of all kinds as well as stickers and vintage poster prints. Visit http://fancypantsts.deviantart.com/ for additional details.
  • Charles Lampert Collectibles (Dealer – Toys) action figures such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, a few Star Trek, Star Wars, Hulk, Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman and others mainly DC, Marvel figures and accessories. Some are new in pack, some are loose, old and new figures.
  • Penn Penn Collectibles (Dealer – Comics and collectibles) comics, Shonen Jumps, magazines, Yu-Gi-Ocards, hero clix, and more.
  • Kevin Stewart Collectibles (Dealer – Comics and collectibles) specializing in Baby Boomer collectibles and vintage toys from the 1970s through the 1990s. Will have a nice run of vintage comics in addition to vintage action figures, super hero and movie and TV related collectibes.
  • Castle Perilous Games & Books (Dealer – Comics and Gaming) The largest gaming store in Southern Illinois. Located in Carbondale, IL, Castle Perilous features new and used table top games, gaming supplies, comics and much more. Be sure to become a fan on Facebook.
  • Comix Strip (Dealer – Comics) Comix Strip out of Cape Girardeau, MO offers a wide and hard-to-find comics, toys, cards and collectables.
  • The Rack Comics (Dealer – Comics) – The Rack Comics carries DC, MARVEL, IMAGE, DARK HORSE, DYNAMITE, VERTIGO, WILDSTORM, IDW, AVATAR modern-age comic books and more. Specializing in “STORY ARC” runs, as well as, single issues and lots. ALL COMICS ARE INDIVIDUALLY BAGGED and BOARDED. Visit http://stores.ebay.com/the-RACK-comics for additional details.
  • James Slivinski (Dealer – HeroClix) – Mr. Slivinski deals in WizKids Heroclix figures.
  • Heroes 4 Hire (Dealer – Comics & Collectibles) Heroes 4 Hire sells Marvel Legends , comics , trade paperbacks , vintage toys (He-Man, GI Joe and Carebears), new toys, DVDs , San Diego Comic Con exclusives , Yu-Gi-Oh cards, Magic: the Gathering cards and Legend of the Five Rings cards.

At noon during the con there will be a HeroClix tournament. Tournament Details (Subject to change):

  • 300 points
  • Golden Age
  • 50 minute rounds
  • 1st prize = TBA
  • No entry fee

Extra tables will be setup for use to trade comics and play games.

If you have comics to sell, feel free to bring them to the con. I will be buying limited quantities of comics and HeroClix figures to resell. Hope to see you there.

Check back often for additional details.

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