MCBA SPRINGCON
COMIC BOOK CELEBRATION

May 15 & 16 – 2010
10AM-5PM – Both Days

MN State Fairgrounds
In The Grandstand
1265 Snelling Ave N
St. Paul MN 55108

That’s right! The MCBA is returning to the 80,000 square foot Minnesota State Fair Grandstand. This spacious, historical Grandstand provides enough room for all of the extreme comic book action to take place under one roof, in one giant room!

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*  GUEST CREATOR PANELS will be running all on both days and will be announced very soon! It’s a great way to get up close and personal with some of your favorite  comic book creators and best of all no extra ticket is required and all SpringCon Guest Creator Panels are FREE! Look for the panel schedule to be announced in the next few weeks!

* UNUSUAL DISPLAYS will be found throughout SpringCon! Make sure you circulate throughout the whole building otherwise you might miss something new and exciting!

* FREE PARKING! Follow the signs when entering the fairgrounds via the Snelling Avenue main entrance.

* FREE GRAB BAGS to the 1st 500 Attendees on Saturday & 1st 250 on Sunday!

* FREE Creator Autographs!

* ONCE AGAIN, the MCBA will be supporting three charities at FallCon. They are the Minnesota Lupus Foundation www.lupusmn.org  & the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund www.cbldf.org and the Minnesota Food Shelves 100% of all proceeds go directly to these charities!

* THERE WILL BE an ATM in the building located near the front entrance.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO SPRINGCON?

Here’s some suggestions from fellow attendees…

1- COMFORTABLE SHOES – An obvious & overlooked detail!

2- BACKPACK OR BAG – A place to store all of your loot!

3- CASH – Some don’t accept checks & cash is king!

4- LISTS – Bring a complete list of the items you’re looking for!

5- SKETCHBOOK & PENS – Never know which artist you’ll see!

6- YOUR PORTFOLIO – Many artists at SpringCon are willing to do portfolio reviews. Bring your stuff!

7- FOOD & WATER – Keep the reactor fueled!

8- A SWEATER OR WIND BREAKER – Just in case!

9- A CAMERA – Don’t be shy about asking people for photo opportunities!

10- FRIENDS – It’s always more fun with a group of friends

FACTOIDS! THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW!

* GUEST CREATOR PANELS will be running all on both days and will be announced very soon! It’s a great way to get up close and personal with some of your favorite comic book creators and best of all no extra ticket is required and all FallCon Guest Creator Panels are FREE!

* UNUSUAL DISPLAYS will be found throughout FallCon this year! Make sure you circulate throughout the whole building otherwise you might miss something new and exciting!

* FREE PARKING! Follow the signs when entering the fairgrounds via the Snelling Avenue main entrance.

* FREE GRAB BAGS to the 1st 500 Attendees on Saturday & 1st 250 on Sunday!

* FREE Creator Autographs!

* ONCE AGAIN, the MCBA will be supporting three charities at SpringCon. They are the Minnesota Lupus Foundation www.lupusmn.org & the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund www.cbldf.org and the Minnesota Food Shelves. 100% of all proceeds go directly to these charities!

* THERE WILL BE an ATM in the building located near the front entrance.