Featured Guest Mr. Gary Friedrich at Burg Comics Con 2011

Ghost Rider creator Mr. Gary Friedrich has agreed to be our Featured Guest at Burg Comics Con 2011. Mr. Friedrich will be on hand to meet fans and sign autographs. Mr. Friedrich will also have available for sale limited edition prints and comics he has worked on. If you are a comic book fan, do […]

Burg Comics Con 2011

The 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 […]

Cape Comic Con – June 24-26, 2011

The Cape Comic Con will be June 24th to June 26 in Cape Girardeau, MO. Full details are available on their website. Featured guests this year include:

Billy Tucci – creator of Shi William Katt – actor on Greatest American Hero Jeremy Haun – Marvel/DC/Top Cow artist

Burg Comics will be present with over 7000 […]

Free Comic Book Day – Saturday May 7, 2011

Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday May 7, 2011. Several good comics this year including Amazing Spider-Man, Green Lantern/Flashpoint, Mouse Guard/Dark Crystal, Star Wars/Avatar and a Green Lantern Heroclix fig. Free Comic Book Day website is currently down, but I believe Campus Comics in Carbondale and Castle Perilous in Carbondale are supporting. I may […]

Metropolis Super Con–March 5 & 6, 2011

Details available at http://comiccitytn.com/Metropolis_Super_Con.html

March 5&6 Metropolis Community Center 900 W. 10 St. Sat 10-6 and Sun 11-4 Admission $5

ARI LEHMAN(JASON FRIDAY THE 13 PART 1)

Comic Guest:JACOB ROUGEMONT(WRITER MARVEL HANDBOOK)

JAY LEISTEN(X-MEN AND WONDER WOMAN)

JACKSON BOSTWICK(TRON AND SHAZAM, BLOODY MARY LITE)

STEPHEN ZIMMER AND BOBBY NASH

SHOWTIME ERIC YOUNG FROM […]

Burg Comics Con – August 28, 2010

The first Burg Comics Con will take place on Saturday August 28th, 2010.  The con will be held in the Conference Center at Southeastern Illinois College from 10 AM until 4 PM.  Items for sale at the con will include:

Over 6000 comic books from Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse and other independents priced […]

Superman Celebration – Carmine Infantino

Why is it that the Superman Celebration in Metropolis, IL always sneaks up on me?  It started today, June 10, 2010 and runs until Sunday.  The highlight to me is the appearance of Carmine Infantino.  He is probably best known for the creation of the modern Flash in DC Showcase #4.  He was apparently also […]

Heroes Convention, Charlotte NC

I was able to attend Heroes Convention in Charlotte, NC on Friday June 4, 2010.  Talk about an amazing event.  Heroes Con may be the best pure comic book convention in the country.  I was listening to the Comics Geek Speak podcast and heard an advertisement for it.  The family and I went to vacation […]

Comic Drawers

Here is a low cost option to the Comic Cubes, Comic Drawers. These are like your traditional cardboard comic boxes, but have a slide out drawer with built-in dividers. Looks like the closest place that stocks these is:

Fantasy Books 1113 E. Main Ave. Belleville, IL 62220 618.235.0844

They cost about $10 each, which isn’t […]

Free Comic Book Day

Don’t forget that Saturday May 1st, 2010 is Free Comic Book Day.  According to the store locator, Castle Perilous in Carbondale, IL is participating.  I plan on swinging by there and also Campus Comics (aka World’s Finest Comics).  If I get motivated, I may also drive to Cape Girardeau, MO to the Cape Comic Con.  […]