Granitecon News

Please welcome, Joseph Schmalke!

Joseph Schmalke is the co-publisher of Black Caravan and a comics creator, writer, and illustrator residing in Westbrook, Maine. Joe is the author/artist on several titles including PHANTOM STARKILLER , THE ELECTRIC BLACK, MURDER HOBO, WE DON’T KILL SPIDERS and CHERRY BLACKBIRD. You can find his work featured on variant covers for Image comics, Boom! […]

Please welcome, Steve Lavigne!

Steve Lavigne was the very first artist employee hired by Kevin Eastman & Peter Laird (co-creators of TMNT/Mirage Studios) back in 1985. He and Kevin Eastman attended high school together and it has been revealed in various interviews with Eastman, that Michelangelo’s personality is actually based on Steve. Steve began by lettering TMNT comics, coloring […]

Please Welcome, Julian Glover!

Happy Monday, Graniteers! We’re thrilled to announce our first guest, Julian Glover, for #Granitecon2021! Glover achieved fame in Hollywood by playing roles in such popular films as Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980), For Your Eyes Only (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). He has also appeared on […]


Greeting Graniteers we’re here with an update on our 2021 plans! After a year off due to the pandemic we are moving ahead with Granitecon 2021 scheduled for September 18th and 19th at the Doubletree by Hilton Center of NH! While the recent vaccine news has us encouraged that things will be better by the […]

Granitecon 2020 CANCELED

Dear Granitecon Fans, After much discussion we have decided to cancel the 2020 Granite State Comicon. Earlier in the year as the COVID-19 pandemic started we had hoped that things would improve with the virus by the fall so we could still host our event but it has become apparent that won’t be the case. […]


Thank you Feature Presentation & Massachusetts Ghostbusters for helping Granitecon 2019 raise $3,000 for our friends at Boys & Girls Club of Manchester! Boys & Girls Club is the official non-profit organization of Granite State Comicon and will be the 2020 beneficiary of our fundraising efforts as well. Tickets: Guests: Granite State Comicon […]

Please welcome, Erin Lefler!

Erin Lefler is a character designer, concept artist, illustrator, and visual developer. She has been working as a Lucasfilm Ltd. merchandise artist since 2017. Erin is Known for her work creating and championing an anti-cyber bullying campaign known as ‘Force Against Cyber Bullying.’ Erin has also appeared on Syfy’s series “Artist Alley” drawing Chris Pratt […]

Please welcome, Joel Christian Gill!

Joel Christian Gill is a cartoonist and historian who speaks nationally on the importance of sharing stories. He wrote the words and drew the pictures in Fast Enough: Bessie Stringfield’s First Ride (published by Lion Forge, 2019) and the award-winning graphic novel series Strange Fruit: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History, as well as, Tales of […]

Please welcome, Southern New Hampshire University!

Returning for their second year as our primary sponsor, please welcome back, Southern New Hampshire University (! #granitecon2020 has many sponsorship and advertising opportunities — big or small — for more information visit: OR email: Granite State Comicon is presented by: @SNHUonCampus with @CrossInsurance “The official insurance provider of the Granite […]