June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Meet SPFX makeup artist Megan Lauchner

Meet SPFX makeup artist Megan Lauchner

03/28/14

              With a knack for drawing and other artsy things, it shouldn’t have been a surprise when Megan’s talents took her to SPFX makeup. This was a girl who once couldn’t tell you the difference between eye shadow and blush. But after only one class, Megan had found her chosen profession. After earning...

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.

Darren Gendron & Obsidian Abnormal, they’re Comics artists & writers

Darren Gendron & Obsidian Abnormal, they’re Comics artists & writers

03/17/14

              According to the internet, Darren J. Gendron’s  mustache has been declared a lethal weapon in 22 states. One of Dern’s eyes is fake. Even he isn’t sure which one. His Kevin Bacon number is four. Dern is magic. Dern is the writer of Bonebreakers (www.CommissionedComic.com) Hello With Cheese...

Artist Ken Steacy at A-Kon 25

Artist Ken Steacy at A-Kon 25

03/09/14

              KEN STEACY decided at age eleven to become a professional comic book author/illustrator, a dream he realized in 1974. Since then, he has worked in the industry as writer, artist, art director, editor, and publisher, chronicling the exploits of Astro Boy, Spider-Man, Harry Potter, and the Star Wars gang, to name...

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...

Jesse Sosa returns to A-Kon 25

Jesse Sosa returns to A-Kon 25

02/03/14

              Jesse is a 3D character artist and creative director of his new studio, Dinosaur Games. He has been in the game industry for 13 years and has worked on a large amount of titles including; Ghostbusters: The Video Game, Wizard 101, BloodRayne 2, the infamous Star Wars: Kinect, the movie Grandma’s Boy, and...

John Davis from DNA Productions at A-Kon 25 *update

John Davis from DNA Productions at A-Kon 25 *update

01/30/14

                *Unfortunately, John Davis of DNA Studio is not going to be able to join us for A-Kon 25.  He will be in LA during our convention, directing a new animated feature film. As we get more information about it, we will pass the details along. Best of luck John!!! And we look forward to hopefully connecting...

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...