Conventions & Conferences

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The Grand Comics Database has appeared at various comic book conventions over the years, to spread information about the orgranization among comic book collectors, scholars, and creators. Here is a list of some of those conventions.

Date Event Note
August 13-16, 1999 San Diego Comic Con Members Ray Bottorff Jr, Lionel English, Tony Rose and Tim Stroup present the GCD at a panel during the San Diego Comic Con.
September 15, 2000 The International Comic Arts Forum (ICAF) Members Mike Rhode and Ray Bottorff Jr present at the 2000 International Comic Arts Forum (ICAF): "The Grand Comics Database (GCD): An Evolving Research Tool".
July 14-17, 2005 San Diego Comic Con Members Ray Bottorff Jr, Mike Catron, Lionel English and Jon Lovstad meet at the San Diego Comic Con.
May 5-6, 2007 Planet Comicon, Kansas City Members Will Allred, Mark Gordon, Jerry Hillegas, Lou Mazzella and Mike Nielsen run a booth at Planet Comicon.
June 20-22, 2008 Heroes Convention, Charlotte Members Will Allred, Bob Bailey, James Ludwig, Steven Rowe and L. Jamal Walton meet at Heroes Convention in Charlotte, NC.
April 2, 2010 WonderCon, San Francisco Henry Andrews demonstrated how to use the GCD in academic research.
July 24, 2010 Comics Arts Conference (CAC), San Diego Henry Andrews and Lionel English demonstrated how the GCD can be used to conduct academic research during one of the Poster Sessions.