comics

MSP Comicon

May 20th-21st 2017

Saint Paul, MN 55109

12 mi

The MSP Comicon (formerly known as SpringCon), is one of the Midwest’s largest celebrations of comic book culture, it is a unique regional nexus of graphic literature and the wildly diverse communities that fuel it, produce it, and and ultimately consume it. Given the fact that the Midwest has a long standing and somewhat inexplicable reputation of producing a disproportionate number of working comic book & graphic literature professionals, including comic book writers, artists, inkers, etc., as well as being a breeder reactor for new and independent talent, it’s no wonder that FallCon has become one of the leading comic book conventions nationwide amongst the creative community, dealers and especially amongst the fans.

anime, art, comics, cosplay, fan, star trek, star wars, steampunk, weird, zine

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fantasy

Fourth Street Fantasy

Jun 16th-18th 2017

Minneapolis, MN 55416

4 mi

Fourth Street is a small convention for people who are serious about good fantasy and good books - serious about reading them, serious about writing them, serious about appreciating them in all their various forms. It is also for people who are serious about having a good time. It is a weekend of high-quality, high-intensity, mind-stretching fun, focused on books - there is a single track of programming that is at the heart of it all. When everyone sees the same panels, it leads to fascinating conversations in the consuite, hotel bar, and corridors. Typical panel topics range from the sublime to the frivolous, from the uses of symbolism in fantasy to the symbolism of shoes in fantasy, from subtext to developing taste. The always controversial Moral Fiction panel is a favorite. Come and argue for yourself!

fantasy, literary, writing

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science fiction

CONvergence

Jul 6th-9th 2017

Minneapolis, MN 55439

9 mi

CONvergence is an annual convention for fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy in all media, held each July. We are a 4-day event with more than 6,000 attendees, and the premiere event of our kind in the upper mid-west.

anime, comics, fan, film, geek, science fiction

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science fiction

MarsCon

Mar 2nd-4th 2018

Minneapolis, MN 55425

9 mi

MarsCon is a fan-run science fiction convention for all ages held every March in the Twin Cities area. At MarsCon you’ll find panel discussions, parties, guest of honor presentations, music of many kinds, our art show, film/anime room, science room, dealers room, charity auction, and masquerade. The Dementia track is virtually a con in itself. Mix and mingle with a few hundred of your favorite fanish friends at MarsCon!

animation, anime, apocalypse, art, board game, card game, celebrity, collectibles, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, craft, dance, doctor who, fairy, fan, fan fiction, fantasy, feminist, filk, film, geek, glbt, harry potter, historical, horror, kaiju, karaoke, larp, literary, lovecraft, manga, martial arts, media, miniatures, monster, music, paranormal, pop culture, renaissance, retrofuturism, robot, roleplaying game, science, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, technology, vampire, weird, writing, zombie

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