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Verde Valley Comic Expo

Overview

The Verde Valley Comic Expo is a comic book event founded by Jan Marc Quisumbing (the Janimal), a local comic book creator, and Anne Roberts of the Cottonwood Public Library. It's organised by the Northern Arizona Cartoonist Association in collaboration with the library.

All proceeds from the event are donated to a local literacy program.

History

Chronology of Arizona Conventions

# Date Location Chair Guests Book Web Notes
1 2016
9 Apr
Cottonwood Recreation Center
Cottonwood
Jan Marc Quisumbing
Anne Roberts
1
2 2017
1 Apr
Cottonwood Recreation Center
Cottonwood
Brian Augustyn
Michael Gallagher
Chris Giarrusso
Stephen Reid
2
3 2018
24 Mar
Cottonwood Recreation Center
Cottonwood
4 2019
23 Mar
Cottonwood Recreation Center
Cottonwood
5 2022
26 Mar
Cottonwood Recreation Center
Cottonwood
3
6 2023
25 Mar
Cottonwood Recreation Center
Cottonwood
7 2024
23 Mar
Cottonwood Recreation Center
Cottonwood

Notes

  1. Attendance at the Verde Valley Comic Expo 1 was 310.
  2. Verde Valley Comic Expo 2 was dedicated to the memory of Anne Roberts.
  3. Verde Valley Comic Expo 5, originally scheduled for 21st March, 2020, was postponed on 15th March, 2020 until "later in the year" due to concerns about COVID-19. That ended up being 26th March, 2022, listed on their website as "Year 5* (Let's not talk about it...)"

News Reports

Verde Valley Comic Expo 2

Sedona Red Rock News (Andrew Pardiac, 13 Apr 2016)

Verde Valley Comic Expo 2

Sedona Red Rock News (Andrew Pardiac, 1 Apr 2017)



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Last update: 23rd January, 2024