Comic book talents have written and drawn as far back as Batman’s journey into mine territories is a supplier of educational sequential arts. This coming May, comic book talents from around the D.C. Metro Area will be there for an educational institurion.
ANS Sci-Fi & Comic Con is the collaborative sponsorship of some comics retailers around the Metro Area. The collaborations are bringing Third Eye Comics - of Annapolis and Fredericksberg in Maryland – Cards, Comics & Collectibles – of Baltimore, Maryland – and Virginia-based Laughing Ogre – in Lansdowne – and Comics & Games – of Gainesville – together on May 11 to fundraise for the Archbishop Neale School.
The school shares being based within the same site where the comics convention is being held, that of La Plata, MD. Each of the retailers is hosting the convention’s contingent of guest artists. The talents range hailing from working with Marvel Comics to Boom Studios to indie comic books or webcomics.
"We love seeing new conventions pop up, and the ANS Sci-Fi & Comic-Con in La Plata, MD is one of the most promising new shows we're doing in 2013," said Steve Anderson, owner of Third Eye Comics. "With superstar Frank Cho, and a retailer's room of the best vendors the area has to offer, we know this is going to be the first of many awesome shows we do with ANS."
Along with several vendors, ANS SCi-Fi & Comic Con is ready to have special screenings made available, including the documentary “Plastic Galaxy – The Story of Star Wars Toys”.
"I am really looking forward to this event," said Gary Dills, Owner of Laughing Ogre Comics. "Any time you can put great people together with a great cause, everyone wins. I am happy to be involved with such an endeavor!"
The comic con in La Plata opens its doors at 10:00 a.m. up to 3:00 p.m., with a $5.00 dollar fee.
"We're looking forward to a great show with an even better cause," said Tim Chillemi of Comics & Gaming