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Inaugural Williamsport Comic Con flies into Genetti Hotel on April 23

Inaugural Williamsport Comic Con flies into Genetti Hotel on April 23
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The inaugural Williamsport Comic Con will bring artists, writers, vendors, bands, podcasts, cosplayers, and more to the historic Genetti Hotel in Williamsport on Sunday, April 23.

Sponsored by Williamsport comic shop Isle of Comics, the convention will run from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. at the hotel (200 W. 4th St., Williamsport), with hourly door prizes. Admission is $10, and children ages 5 and under are free.

Plans are to make the Williamsport Comic Con an annual event.

A full list of guests and vendors is below:

Comic artists/writers/letterers/inkers/creators

Alitha Martinez – “Iron Man,” “Heroes,” “X-Men: Black Sun,” “Marvel Age: Fantastic Four,” “Black Panther,” “Batgirl,” “Voltron,” and “Yume and Ever”

Charles Paul Wilson III – “The Stuff of Legend,” “Wraith,” BOOM! Studios, Archaia, Image, DC, and Marvel Comics

Dave Sharpe – “Spider-Girl,” “Exiles,” “She-Hulk,” “The Defenders,” “Green Lantern,” “Harley Quinn,” “Sinestro,” “Batgirl,” “X-O Manowar,” and “Faith”

Greg LaRocque – “Web of Spider-Man,” “The Flash,” “Marvel Team-Up,” “Power Man and Iron Fist,” “Legion of Super-Heroes,” “Mystery in Space,” “The Warlord,” “The Exiled,” “CryBaby,” and “The Dreaming”

Darren Auck – “The Ren & Stimpy Show,” “Rocko’s Modern Life,” “She-Hulk,” “Jersey Devil vs. Bigfoot,” and “Uncle Samson and Son”

Thom Pratt – “Walt Disney’s Uncle Scrooge,” “Donald Duck: The Don Rosa Library,” and “Shadowbinders”

Michael A. DiBaggio and Shell “Presto” DiBaggio – “Ascension Epoch”

Jared Brown – “Coffee and Beefsticks,” Darkstream Studios

Jason Lenox – “Lords of the Cosmos”

Chris Ring – “Carbon Knight,” “The Perfect Victim,” and “Nevermore”

Rob Robbins – “Boo: The World’s Cutest Dog”

ORANGEuGLAD – “Celestial Wheel”


Dee Dee Salazar – artist and toy collector

J. Lee Dodson – author of “The Evil Klown Survival Guide: Preparing for a TERRORKLOWNS invasion”

Jess Eppley – author of “The Book of Siavon”

Kevin Coolidge – author of “The Totally Ninja Raccoons”

Lynn Alexander – painting, air brushing, and digital design

Phil Mertz – movie, television, and pop culture portraits

Beau Schemery – author of “The 7th of London,” “The Unlikely Hero,” and “The Last Blade”

Miscellaneous guests

Another Look Podcast – a bi-weekly film podcast focusing on filmmakers, genres, movements, eras and everything in between

Audiobox – Williamsport alternative rock band

Beth Lewis – balloon sculptures

Nerdy Cute – designers and makers original cute, nerdy goodies inspired by science, fandom, and kawaii, including stickers, stationery, cards, planner stickers, jewelry, charms, and other accessories

For more information on the convention, visit the Facebook event page.

See photos from the spring edition of the Scranton Comic Con last year here.