On the road again…

Have cape- will travel!

Some of the MSCA/Memphis Mafia will be making a road trip up I-55 to attend the 4th Annual Cape Comic Con on April 25-26 in Cape Girardeau, MO. It’s a small show, but a lot of fun- and is only about 2 1/2 hours from Memphis, and not too far from Lambert’s Cafe- in fact, it’s on the way there and back! Mmm…throwed rolls..!

Here’s the CapeCon info-

4th Annual Cape Comic Con
Saturday April 25th 10am-6pm
Sunday April 26th 10am-5pm

West Park Mall
(former Steve & Barry’s location)

$5.00 Two-Day Pass
(Same rate applies for single day)

Children 7 and under FREE!

Guests include-

Gary Friedrich
Creator of Ghost Rider

Lin Workman
Co-creator of Bushi Tales

Matt Bowers
Creator of Strange Behavior

Martheus Wade, Janet Wade, Kevin L. Williams (and Muley)
Creators of Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa

Jay Chuppe
Creator of The Red Mullet & Cow Boy

For more information

http://www.capecomiccon.com
or contact Ken Murphy @ 573.270.6688 or marvelslegends@yahoo.com

Some Super-news…

DC Comics’ Gail Simone, Mike Norton, and Josh Elder will all be attending the Metropolis Superman Celebration this June 11-14.

The media guests include Justin Hartley and Phill morris from SMALLVILLE, Beverly Washburn from Superman and the Mole Men, and the first lady of Metropolis Noel Neill.

Members of the MidSouth Cartoonists Association (AKA Memphis Mafia) – Kevin Williams, Muley The Mule, Adam Shaw, Penny Register-Shaw, Antone Wade, Janet Wade, Anakin Wade (his first appearance!), Andrew Chandler, Lin Workman (me!)- along with Jay Chuppe will be back in artists alley again this year.

Tim Brown/Inked Monkey will be hosting the annual Metropolis Fan Film Festival again after hours in artists alley.

There will be comic panels, celeb Q&A, costume contests, a special screening of Superman and the Mole Men, Noel Neill’s favorite Adventures of Superman TV episodes, a George Reeves tribute film, fan film awards, the Metropolis premier of The Red Mullet movie, dance party, and much, much, more.

Hope to see you there!

http://www.SupermanCelebration.net

Lin

Lin has been an artist and screen printer in the t-shirt industry for over 25 years and was a graphic artist designing monuments for 5 years. Lin is the creator of the web-comic Scared Silly and was co-creator of the self-published comic book series Bushi Tales (with Pencil Neck Studios partner Dave Beaty). He currently runs a geek travel blog and cartoon site- HaveGeekWillTravel.com. Lin has also done his fair share of freelance art for clients such as Coca-Cola, the Memphis Riverkings (CHL), Topps, Kevin Paige (CD cover art), 96X, and Rock103.. Lin has done mural work for Pancho’s, McDonald’s and Fitzgerald’s Casino, and his artwork has also appeared in The Memphis Flyer, Commercial Appeal, Airbrush Action Magazine, Amazing Figure Modeler, Stargodz (comic book with Conquest Studios), on Rock103 (Wake Up Crew web comic) and The Outdoor Channel’s websites, the MSCA (Mid-South Cartoonists Association) comics It Came From Beneath The Drawing Board and Overdrawn and Underwritten, in author Christa Michael’s first book – Ramblings With Redde: Why Does My Life Seem Like A Bad “B” Flick?, and Comic Geek Speak’s CGS:The End comic. Lin was a volunteer for the Memphis Ronald McDonald House, and an artist and scare-crew member for the Haunted Web Of Horrors charity haunted house (which benefited Youth Villages). He was named the Memphis Ronald McDonald House’s Special Events Volunteer of the Year in 2001, and again with RMH ‘A-Team’ and Nightmarez/HauntedWeb.com co-horts Patrick French and Todd Patton in 2002. He was awarded the “Superman Of Metropolis” award as a guest artist at the 2005 Metropolis Superman Celebration, and was the Artist Guest Of Honor at ShadowconXIII in 2009 and in 2012. He has also won two M.A.R.S. (Memphis Area Radio Stations) awards for writing and voicing radio commercials, and was awarded a 2012 President’s Volunteer Service Award by Volunteer Northwest Mississippi, a volunteer center of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, in conjunction with the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation and the Corporation for National & Community Service. Lin served as the President and Vice-President of the Mid-South Cartoonists Association (MSCA) for 4 years and 9 years, respectively. He is currently a member of the MSCA and DeSoto Arts Council in North Mississippi. He is married to Nicki Workman, and has 3 cats- Jarael, Harley Quinn, and Lex.

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