June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Promotional Art Contests Information

Promotional Art Contests Information

04/06/14

A-Kon® needs original artwork for flyers, T-shirts, and other promotional needs! We are looking for images that will effectively portray A-Kon® while getting people excited about the convention and getting the word out.

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...

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...

Kristen McGuire returns to A-Kon 25

Kristen McGuire returns to A-Kon 25

12/05/13

Kristen McGuire is a self published manga artist who has plagued the local anime conventions for years convincing unsuspecting victims to purchase her comic book series, Enchanted.

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...