It’s that time of year. The weather starts to get cooler (finally) and the state fair is behind us and we begin to get ready for ComiConway. For the sixth year, ComiConway will take place over an entire weekend featuring some of the biggest names in the graphic novel and the comics industry.
Once again, ComiConway will be hosted at the Conway Expo Center located at 2505 East Oak Street in Conway. Tickets are $5 for Saturday and Sunday and $3 fo Sunday.
ComiConway will have cosplay contests including Anime (Friday), Individual, Children 12 and Under, and Group Cosplay. There will be a Mini-Heroes Corner on Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday 11 am to 5 pm.
I sent Kara Rimmer Dyer, the director of ComiConway, a few questions which she graciously answered.
Conway Scene – What can we expect that is different this year?
Comi-Conway – This year we have moved our panels into a new area of the expo center that has recently been opened.
Conway Scene – Do you expect Comi-Conway to be bigger this year? How much?
Comi-Conway – We’re always hopeful that ComiConway will continue to grow, this year we have our largest roster of guests to date.
Conway Scene – What is the most important goal for Comi-Conway in 2017?
Comi-Conway – Our most important goal is to promote literacy and for all our attendees to have the best time possible while visiting our show.
Conway Scene – How many years is this for Comi-Conway?
Comi-Conway – This will be ComiConways 6th year.
Conway Scene – How has Comi-Conway been different than you expected?
Comi-Conway – We never anticipated the community and the state would embrace the show like they have and for so many people to be looking forward to ComiConway every year.
Conway Scene – What is the biggest surprise over the years?
Comi-Conway – How many big name comic creators have visited our show.
ComiConway begins Friday, November 3rd, 5:30 pm at the Faulkner County Library. Admission is free on Friday.