Vendors


Aaron Lindeman Art

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I'm a freelance artist. I write and illustrate comics, create fantasy prop items, and a variety of other works.


Ace Comics

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Reuniting Comic Books with those who love to read them!


Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Charity
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The Actors Guild of Parkersburg is YOUR community theater! For over 60 years, the Guild has brought quality amateur theater productions to the MOV, and been an outlet for creative people to get involved, meet new people, and see live entertainment.


Adorkable Crafts

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Homemade crafts


Amanda Stone

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I'm a student out here at WVUP and I make wands, bookmarks, and other various crafts in my free time. I've done the last few craft fairs out here, but I think PopCon is more the wand type demographic and would love to give it a try.


Andrew Alvarez

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We offer a great selection of figures. Mostly marvel and horror. Along with some comics and video games.


Author Terry W. Ervin II

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I am an author. I mainly write fantasy and science fiction.


Catered Whims

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Everybody likes good food. We not only like it, we love it! We want to share our love of delicious food by serving it to you! We believe that good food shared with friends and family makes those relationships stronger. What better way to do that than to let someone else do the “heavy lifting” while you enjoy the company of your guests. Our food is our passion, we'd like it to be yours.


Chad Strohl

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Independent comic artist and writer from Southeastern Ohio.


Chippies Anime

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Chippies Anime & Manga is a booth found in Rinks Flea Market. Product being sold at Chippies Anime is new and used anime, manga, and other anime related items. The booth is open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 9am to 5pm.


Comics & Kicks

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We are a small business that sells pop culture items, shoes, and comic book related items.


Cronin’s Critical Creations

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Handmade goods such as dice bags, zipper pouches, baby blankets and more - all in fandom fabrics!


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DiCarlo's Pizza

Food
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Should be located at the sub bar in the dining area as we were last year.


Effulgent Studio

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I make and sell handmade fabric accessories such as lanyards and throw pillows.


Exploding Tarantula Entertainment

Video and Production
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Exploding Tarantula Entertainment produces horror entertainment including an annual horror film festival that promotes the work of small independent filmmakers from around the world, Dead Darlings a podcast featuring women working in the horror film industry, and The Screaming Ginger which features Halloween, haunt, and film prop and practical effects tutorials.


Extra Life - WV

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Extra Life - WV is powered by dedicated and passionate gamers who increase funds and awareness for their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, by playing games to heal kids with the Extra Life program. Some of the most passionate and devoted Extra Lifers support their local by becoming a Guild volunteer. These groups help support local Extra Lifers, host events and attend functions to recruit, fundraise and share the Extra Life movement.


Fantasyville Productions

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Kelci is a comic artist and publisher of "Thoughtful Dinosaur," "Charlie & Clow," "Johnson & Sir," "Validation," and other minicomics & zines.


Geek Connections

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I sell Funko Pops, Power Rangers, and Marvel Legends from my personal collection.


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Geekhammer.com

Entertainment - Other
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Geekhammer is a multi-platform resource for Pop Culture news, interviews, reviews and commentary. It was created by Prof. Aaron Crites and Mike Powell to build a Pop Culture resource in the Mid-Ohio Valley and beyond. The site focuses on all aspects of Pop Culture including comics, gaming in all forms, technology, cosplay, literature, movies, television, and music just to name a few.


Gold Star Anime and Games

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We sell many types of Japanese and American collectables, and we host many different games in our game room. We mostly stress gaming at our store, and mainly sell Anime and small items on the road at conventions and shows. We do sell online and on Ebay also. You may call or message us if you are looking for a specific Manga, Game, or other items.


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Joshua Smith

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Joshua Smith is a local swords and sorcery/fantasy fiction author and graduate of WVUP. His books - the Saga of the Dead Men Walking - have all been well-reviewed on Amazon.com, and he's excited to bring them to WVUP (where he spent far too much time working on short stories and unpublished works between classes).


King Art

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Lego Brickography

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I photograph Legos and Action Figures.


Maddys Marvels

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We offer various handmade crafts such as jewelry, D20s, and various resin crafts.


Multi-purpose Design

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I am a freelance Illustrator with a love of pop culture.


Multiverse Comics

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Comics - Collectables - Cosplay, - Gaming. Always buying comics! Weekly events! D&D Adventure League


Outer Rim Praxeum

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The Outer Rim Praxeum Lightsaber School of Fairmont WV is a non-profit organization focused on teaching an interpretation of the 7 Lightsaber forms of the Star Wars Universe. We use a turn-based ‘performance martial art’ to allow competitive duels, while being as entertaining as a choreographed duel.


Paul Biernesser

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Specializing in retired and hard to find Funko Pops.


Perler and Plush

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Local Artist that makes perlers and plush


Sammi Alkire

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I'm a local Southeastern Ohio artist that specializes in anime and comic book characters. You can check out my artwork on my Instagram page at the_insidious_humdrum!


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Shawn Langley

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Shawn Langley is a comic illustrator/concept artist from southern Ohio. He is best known for his work on the graphic novel Earthruler and the ongoing comic series Rapid City: Below Zero. He continues to work in comics while also supplying artwork to various authors & publications for covers, interior and concept art, primarily in horror/fantasy fiction.


StarGal Space Jewelry

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StarGal Space Jewelry is the home of the Galaxy Bracelet!


Super-Fly Comics & Games

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Super-Fly Comics & Games of Yellow Springs, Ohio, goes to as many conventions as we can reach. We specialize in smatterings of everything. Expect the coolest toys, the tchotchkiest buttons, discount graphic novels, new comics and back issues - THE WORKS! For more info/requests, find us at www.superflycomics.com or at facebook.com/superflycomics or @superflycomics!


ThatShinyKittyKat

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I make unique perler bead sprite art, and my grandmother makes bookfolding art, wands, wreaths, and other small crafts.


Third Floor Comic

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Third Floor Comics and Collectibles is your one stop for comics, toys, figures,cards, records and games in Nitro, WV.


TransHunter Toys

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I am a vender sell Transformers Star Wars GI Joe Power Rangers


WPKM 96.3 The Beet

Music or Radio
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WPKM 96.3 The Beet is the first community college radio station in West Virginia. We are a student-run station that focuses on providing the community with entertaining and educational radio. The Beet is a free-form eclectic format that offers a wide array of music, news and talk radio.