Tampa hosts “Captain America”, “The Stand” artist Mike Perkins

Mike Perkins at Tampa Comic Book Convention Photo/Brandon Jones With a long resume as artist and inker, Mike Perkins discover new found fame with his role in the “Death of Captain America” storyline which exploded into national headlines. In fact, at the Tampa Comic Convention, an energetic fan dressed as the Spider-Man Carnage engaged Perkins: “(hissing) More...

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By John Miller On Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Tampa Comic Con (Feb 20, 2011) – Lampin @ The 6th Borough

Although always a big deal to local fans, it seemed as though this trip to the Tampa Bay Comic Con held more weight of importance then conventions of the past. I will go out on a limb here and suggest that it More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Arthur Suydam brings zombies to life at the Tampa ComicCon

For older fans, the baby boomer comic book collectors, Arthur Suydam’s name is associated with “Heavy Metal” but Suydam has discovered new life with his work on “Marvel Zombies”. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Alex Saviuk offers advice to the Tampa Comic Con fans & previews new comic with Stan Lee

Alex Saviuk at the Tampa Comic Con 2011 Photo/Brandon Jones Few people, possibly no one, has put pencil to paper has often as Alex Saviuk to draw the legendary Marvel superhero Spider-Man. His work on “Web More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 21st, 2011

Tampa Comic Convention proves to be a grand success

Comic book conventions are famous for bringing out the crazed fanboys, the creepy autograph seekers, a casual comic book collector and the connoisseurs of rare DVDs and toys. The Tampa Comic Convention didn’t More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Pablo Marcos, comic artist (Tales of Zombie, Conan the Barbarian) coming to Tampa show

Pablo Marcos is a famous comic book creator helping bring to life some of the 1970s horror comics and later worked on Conan the Barbarian. His inking credits for DC and Marvel include “Batman”, “Spider-Man”, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

‘Spider-Man’ artist Alex Saviuk confirmed for Tampa Comic show

Alex Saviuk, 2004 Tampa Comic Book Convention Photo/Brandon Jones Alex Saviuk is a comic book convention favorite for several reasons. First, Saviuk has drawn Spidey is some format for decades. ‘Spider-Man’ More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 7th, 2011

Allen Bellman, Golden Age comic artist, cancels appearance Tampa Comic Convention

Allen Bellman drew fame for drawing 1940’s Human Torch and Captain America. He had a long career spanning decades in comic books. Bellman was slated to appear at the February 20th Tampa Comic Book Convention, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Mike Perkins, artist for Stephen King’s “The Stand” adaptation coming to Tampa

Artist Mike Perkins at the midnight signing of The Dark Tower: Treachery and The Stand: Captain Trips at Midtown Comics in Times Square, New York. September 10, 2008 Photo/Nightscream Tampa Bay Comic Con is slated More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Arthur Suydam, artist for “Marvel Zombies”, is coming to Tampa

Photo courtesy of Mile High Comics The Tampa Bay Comic Book Convention will feature Arthur Suydam, artist on “Batman”, “Conan” and most notoriously, “Marvel Zombies.” From his More...