Gaming with Ghosts – Grant Wilson and Michael Richie at Gen Con 2015

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New Comic Day!

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Stop by the stores on May 2, 2015 for Free Comic Day and pick up some special issues of your favorite comics just for the event!


Coming soon to White Cap Comics – Patty Pierzchala and The Noon Thirties and Andrew Moore

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Patty Pierzchala and Andrew Moore
Patty Pierzchala and Andrew Moore at White Cap Comics

Saturday April 12, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m., Patty Pierzchala and Andrew Moore, Grand Rapids, Michigan local musicians, will be performing a free concert at White Cap Comics, 430 Cummings Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI, 49534 (616) 785-8518.

Andrew is the opening act followed by Patty Pierzchala and The Noon Thirties with music from their new, debut album, “Celestial Bodies.”

The album will be available at a special, debut concert price of $8.

In addition to the concert there will be a costume contest with prizes and gaming.

The concert and costume contest are sponsored by White Cap Comics, The Weird Review, and Music Nuz.

So wear your favorite cosplay and come on out for the the concert and costume contest!

In the meantime, check out the interview with Andrew and Patty and their special performance of Patty’s “Shadow Puppets” at White Cap Comics.

Patty Pierzchala’s original song, “Shadow Puppets” recorded and posted with the permission of Patty and Andrew.

For more of Andrew’s music, check out his album “Time to Waste” on Amazon.

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Local lass takes trophy for creative cosplay at Wizard World costume contest

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The winners of the Best Team Up and the Judges with MC Jarret Crippen photobombing in the back
The winners of the Best Team Up and the Judges with MC Jarret Crippen photo bombing in the back

Saturday night Grand Rapids resident and Sparta native, Kala Smith took the “Best Team Up” trophy at the Wizard World Chicago Comic Con (one of the biggest and best costume contests in the Midwest!) costume contest.  Kala teamed up with Ryan Green and James T. Wulfgar of the Cosplay Chicago (cosplay is short for costume play.)

While cosplaying at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo the three had joked about cosplaying the gargoyles from the cartoon, “Gargoyles.”  Though the suggestion started as a joke they all decided it was too good of an idea to pass up and it wowed the audience and took them to the top honors in the team category.

Kala is not new to cosplay and has played some of her favorite comic characters at other conventions such as the Detroit Fanfare and Motor City Comic Con.  Kala also modeled with a dragon sculpture in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan for an article by John N. Collins during the Grand Rapids Art Prize.  Mr. Collins occasionally meets up with cosplayers for photo shoots at the White Cap Comics in Grand Rapids.

After winning they had the judges sign their trophies.  The judges included L.A.s top cosplayer, Ivy Doomkitty, and Jason David Frank, the Green Power Ranger from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.

For those wishing to congratulate Kala and her teammates on their win, they will be at the Chicago Cosplay booth for the rest of the weekend.