Minnesota comic show featuring comic books, vintage toys, action figures, Funko POP and gaming cards!

April 27, 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bloomington VFW
311 W. 84th St
Bloomington, MN
[Directions]

Admission $5; Kids under 16 FREE!

Onsite ATM and restaurant!
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Directions: Click here for Google directions
From 494: Take Nicollet Avenue exit. Go south on Nicollet to 84th Street. Take a right at 84th Street. The VFW will be about 3 blocks west of Nicollet on the left side of the roundabout.
From 35W: Take the 82nd Street exit. Go east toward Nicollet Avenue. Take a right at Nicollet Avenue. Take a right at 84th Street. The VFW will be about 3 blocks west of Nicollet on the left side of the roundabout.

No matter where you are in your journey of the pop culture universe, you're welcome at a ComicCard show! We feature a mix of vendors with comic books, toys, action figures, pop culture collectibles, sports, non-sports and gaming cards. We strive to provide you with a fresh list of featured guests, local artists and great variety of products in a family-friendly environment. Cosplayers are always welcome!

Special Guests

(guests subject to change without notice)

Mike Grell - ComicCard Guest - April 14 2018

Mike Grell

DC Comics: Green Arrow, Longbow Hunters, Green Lantern/Green Arrow, Superboy
Pricing: $5 per autograph. $50 for quick sketch, $75 for head sketch and $150 for a full body sketch.
Advance sketch orders for pick up at ComicCard can be placed through Scott Kress at Catskill Comics

John Morton - ComicCard Guest - April 27 2019

John Morton

Dak in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Autograph and selfie pricing determined by guest and subjec to change. Current price list is: $40 for autograph, $40 for selfie and $60 combo autograph & selfie.

John is best known as Dak, Luke Skywalker's back-seater in the Battle of Hoth, The Empire Strikes Back. He also appeared in the film substituting for Jeremy Bulloch as Boba Fett on Bespin when Boba utters his famous line to Darth Vader, "He's no good to me dead." He is a regular contributor to Lucasfilm's Star Wars.com and the U.K.'s Jedi News.

Beyond the Galaxy, fans know John from roles in epic films like A Bridge Too Far, Superman II and Flash Gordon and in the BBC television series Oppenheimer. A veteran performer, he appeared on London's West End stage and New York's Off-Off Broadway as an actor and musician. When not acting, singing or playing guitar, he was a lighting and sound technician affiliated with London's White Light Electrics working on such classic productions as The Rocky Horror Show, the Royal Shakespeare Company's Nicholas Nickleby and thoughtprovoking plays by celebrated playwright David Hare.

A writer and published author, John's Backstory In Blue: Ellington At Newport '56 is a behind the-scenes look at a legendary moment in American cultural history when a performance of the great Duke Ellington Orchestra almost caused a riot at the third Newport Jazz Festival. Currently, he is in discussions with a number of film producers to package and develop his screenplay adaptation of Backstory In Blue. John's stageplays have been produced in New York and Washington, notably his award-winning Hubris.

David Ankrum - ComicCard Guest - April 27 2019

David Ankrum

Voice of Wedge in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Autograph and selfie pricing determined by guest.

David Ankrum 40 years after voicing Wedge in Star Wars, David was asked to reprise his role in Rogue One by Matthew Wood and Lucasfilm. You can't miss him as the PA announcer on Yavin - Redirecting the Rebel Squadron into the crucial battle on Scarif. Ankrum was originally cast by Fred Roos and George Lucas to voice Wedge Antilles (Red 2) in Star Wars: A New Hope. David dubbed the voice of Scottish Actor Denis Lawson who played the physical role in the film.

David grew up in a family of actors. His mother, Joan Ankrum (stage name Joan Wheeler) was under contract to Warner Bros. in the 1930's where she did several films. She also performed on Broadway with Van Heflin. His Father, Morris Ankrum, was a character actor who played many diverse roles in many films. He seemed to be in every Science Fiction Film with the word "Mars" in the title. "Flight To Mars" "Invaders From Mars" where he played Colonel Fielding, "Red Planet Mars". He also protected the Earth from giant locusts in "Beginning Of The End". Got sapped by Martians in "Earth vs. The Flying Saucers". David also grew up across the street from Dennis Muren. They made films in Dennis's garage when they were childhood friends. Dennis went on to work on Star Wars where he brought his special effects genius to light.

Some of David's other acting highlights were playing Adam Stephens opposite Lisa Hartman in the series "Tabitha", starring with Melanie Griffith in a sold TV series that never aired, "Coast To Coast" for NBC. Working with director Lasse Hallstrom as the lead in a TV Pilot "The Big Five" for NBC... Oh and not to forget throwing John Boy off a bridge on John Boy's first day of college in "The Waltons".

Bob Wiacek - ComicCard Guest - April 27 2019

Bob Wiacek

Marvel: Uncanny X-men, Iron Man, Star Wars
DC: Brave and the Bold, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight

Bob's pricing for requests done at the show: $40 for penciled head sketches. $1.50 per autograph.

Bob will take commission requests prior to the show:

  • Penciled head shot-$40, Inked-$50
  • Penciled head to waist shot-$70, Inked $80
  • Penciled and inked full figure- $130
Contact Bob through Facebook for requests

Tom Nguyen - ComicCard Guest - April 27 2019

Tom Nguyen

DC Comics: Scooby Apocalypse, JLA, Superman, Catwoman, Green Lantern
The Switch

Tom recently released The Switch with Keith Champange and Robb Miller. He'll have great prints and original art for sale at the show.

Frank Fosco - ComicCard Guest - April 27

Frank Fosco

Image: Savage Dragon, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
IDW: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Urban Legends

Frank Fosco is returning in 2019! He'll be bringing some of his original pages and artwork to the show. Be sure to stop by and talk to Frank!

Dave Wheeler - ComicCard Guest - April 14 2018

Dave Wheeler

Dave Wheeler is back by popular demand! Dave is co-founder and head editor of Mind Wave Comics. His works include Misadventures of Wonderboy, The Bolt, Darwin Holmes Ape Detective and more.

Brent Schoonover - ComicCard Guest - April 14

Brent Schoonover

Marvel: Howling Commandos, Punisher, Astonishing Ant-Man
DC: Batman '66, Adventures of Superman #16
BOOM: WWE (Royal Rumble variant covers), Toy Story

Brent has appeared in over 90 comic books in the past several years. A favorite artist in the Minneapolis area, he is making his first appearance at a ComicCard show this April.

Pick list: Brent's full list of comic book appearances

Otis Frampton - ComicCard Guest - April 14

Otis Frampton

Otis Frampton is a writer and artist, most commonly known for his creation Oddly Normal. He also appeared in IDW's Ghostbusters Annual 2015.

Pick list: Otis's full list of comic appearances

* Guests subject to change without notice

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Previous Guests

April 14, 2018

Amy Chu, Mark Parrish, Erik Burnham, Otis Frampton, Dave Wheeler

September 16, 2017

Tim Seeley, Tom Nguyen, Keith Champagne, Frank Fosco, Dave Wheeler

November 5, 2016

Kenneth Rocafort, Keith Champagne, Tom Nguyen, Frank Fosco, Otis Frampton

April 16, 2016

Al Snow, Corey Koskie, Larry Hama, Erik Burnham, Otis Frampton

November 7, 2015

Sgt. Slaughter, Sammy White, Ted Brown, Erik Larsen, Tom Nguyen, Matt Blair, John Henderson, Frank Fosco

June 27, 2015

Jake Reed, Keith Millard, Paul Pelletier, Erik Burnham

March 28, 2015

Tommy Kramer, Henry Thomas, Frank Fosco, Christopher Jones

November 22, 2014

Juan Berenguer, Tom Nguyen

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