June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Art Show Information for A-Kon 25

Art Show Information for A-Kon 25

03/19/14

A-Kon wants your artwork! Whether you’re a seasoned convention vet, or this is your first show, we welcome you to show off your talent and perhaps even make some money.

Artist Alley Information *Now with more information*

Artist Alley Information *Now with more information*

02/14/14

The Artist Alley (AA) is a place for artists to showcase their talents and promote their own work at the longest running Anime convention in North America. This is the place to meet artists and artisans who will be promoting and selling their own work and services.

Meet Artist Krazy Krow at A-Kon 25

Meet Artist Krazy Krow at A-Kon 25

02/12/14

              Veteran artist Krazy Krow has been making webcomics for over 10 years.  He’s the writer and creator behind Spinnerette, a spider-powered superhero comedy set in Columbus, Ohio. He started his career in independent comics with Krakow, a gag-a-day about college roommates who summon a succubus from the...

Artist Karen Gillmore comes to A-Kon 25

Artist Karen Gillmore comes to A-Kon 25

02/10/14

              Karen Gillmore has been an artist since she could hold a crayon. She grew up drawing pictures of dinosaurs, equines with and without horns and/or wings, wizards, and dragons that looked rather like dinosaurs. Since reaching adulthood, sometime back in the era of harvest gold and avocado green appliances, Karen...

David Grimshaw comes to A-Kon 25

David Grimshaw comes to A-Kon 25

01/26/14

            PowFlip is a comic artist who has had work published online and in print. They have contributed comics to Fixit Magazine, Gothology, and Anything That Loves, as well as created a long running web series, Long Arm. Pow Flip has self published numerous comic books, and plans to release his latest book, an homage to Junji...

Vitaly S Alexius arrives at A-Kon 25

Vitaly S Alexius arrives at A-Kon 25

01/26/14

              I was born in the year 1984, in Novokuznetsk, Siberian Russia. For the first four years of my life, I lived amidst coal mining and aluminum/steel production factories; in a city of European architecture covered with columns and arches, surrounded by Russian Taiga. Since I was four years old, I have been drawing...

M. Alice LeGrow returns to A-Kon 25

M. Alice LeGrow returns to A-Kon 25

12/27/13

              M. Alice LeGrow is a freelance graphic novelist and the creator of Bizenghast, an eight-volume graphic novel series published by Tokyopop, Inc. Bizenghast has been translated into over a dozen languages for fans all over the globe. The series has spawned a full novelization, iTunes companion soundtrack, puzzles,...

Meet Ben Dunn at A-Kon 25

Meet Ben Dunn at A-Kon 25

12/05/13

                Ben Dunn was born in Taiwan on April 17, 1964. His first professional work was in BLOODY BONES AND BLACK-EYED PEAS #1 for Galaxy Comics in 1983. In 1985 he started Antarctic Press with MANGAZINE. A manga inspired comic book where he introduced TIGER-X, MIGHTY TINY, THE MAGICIAN and MESSERSCHMITT. In 1986...

Steve Bennett returns to A-Kon 25

Steve Bennett returns to A-Kon 25

12/05/13

                Steve first honed his artistic chops when he was just a teenager living in Tokyo.  He landed a part-time gig with Noburu Furusei (New Dominion Tank Police, Lupin III, etc.) at Studio Aoehyma and was lucky enough to work on series like Only You and Yamamoto. Later he was able to turn this experience into an...

Nene Thomas at A-Kon 25

Nene Thomas at A-Kon 25

10/08/13

              Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma the artist’s professional name “Nene” comes from her family nickname.   Her sister called her Oneesan, which means “Big Sister” in Japanese, which eventually was shortened to Nene. With no formal art education other than a figure drawing class in...