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Independents Day 2013

The first ever Independents Day was a big success Saturday at Elite Comics in Overland Park, Kansas.  Hundreds of comic books fans turned out, and you could find Seth PeckTerry Beatty, Darryl Woods, Nathen Reinke, Bryan Fyffe, Stephen Smith, and several other writers and artists on-hand for the day-long event.

It was a Day of the Daleks, with both the awesome cyborg Red Dalek, a costume and movable robot attempting to exterminate visitors:

Red Dalek

and this static Dalek, shown here taking on Indy-pendents Day’s Indiana Jones:

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Independents Day 2013

So ya gotta ask yourself this question:  This Saturday, does your local comic book store have an Independents Day?  Well?  Does it?

This Saturday, July 27, 2013, Elite Comics, the Kansas City metro’s best comic book store, is hosting the first annual Independents Day.  Already comic book stores across the country are planning to follow suit next year.  Why?  Because it’s about focusing on local creators.  It’s about taking a look away from the big name creators and seeing what else exciting is out there from up and coming writers and artists.

Meet Creators

Oh, yeah, it’s also about Elite Comics expanding into the space of two other businesses to unload a warehouse sale of new and old comics, toys, busts, wall art, and everything in between.  And in another room JP will be leading up some board and card games.  And look for about 30 artists to be on hand with their art, much for sale.

And one more thing.

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