News & Updates

Happy National Pizza Day!

Happy National Pizza Day, Graniteers! We’ve got more totally awesome (TMNT) special guests joining us for Granitecon 2024 — And today at noon, we’re going to give you a little hint! Join us on Facebook or Instagram for a special announcement at noon!

Please welcome, Erik Burnham!

Erik Burnham is a Minnesotan writer and artist. After years working in both broadcasting and retail, Erik finally decided to take a crack at making comics, beginning with the Nick Landime feature in the Shooting Star Comics Anthology. From there he went on to write on franchises from Beast Wars to Spider-Man, but is best known for […]

Please welcome, Chris Vance!

Chris Vance is a freelance comic artist from Columbia, Maryland. He has done art duties on the new adventures of Dragonfly, previously owned and created by Jim Lawson of TMNT fame. Chris’s other comic work includes an exclusive Bish Kids Club cover for IDW’s TMNT #100, The Last Ronin #5, Last Ronin Lost Years #s […]

Happy Birthday, Peter Laird!

Happy Birthday Peter Laird! In 2023 we had a surprise visit from Peter on the Sunday of Granitecon! Were you one of the lucky ones to meet Peter that day? We hope Peter has a totally awesome day! #Granitecon #Granitecon2024 #GraniteStateComicon #PeterLaird #TMNT #TeenageMutantNijaTurtles

Please welcome, David Avallone!

A filmmaker for over thirty years, with the eclectic career to show for it, David expanded into writing comic books in 2014. Since then, he’s written a number of iconic comic characters, including BETTIE PAGE, THE SHADOW, DOC SAVAGE, VAMPIRELLA, RED SONJA, JOHN CARTER, ZORRO, and multiple series and specials for ELVIRA: MISTRESS OF THE […]

Please welcome, Tom Waltz!

Tom Waltz is a former active duty U.S. Marine, Desert Storm veteran, and former California National Guard Military Policeman. He is a NYTimes Bestselling Writer for many critically-acclaimed comic book series and graphic novels, including TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, TMNT: THE LAST RONIN, TMNT: THE LAST RONIN — LOST YEARS, TMNT: THE LAST RONIN II […]

Please welcome, Steven King!

Steven King (The Artist not the Author) is a freelance artist that shares a famous moniker with one of the most famous writers in the world. A Pittsburgh based artist that grew up in the Boston area as a kid.  A relative rookie in the comic art world with a unique style that bleeds traditional […]

Please welcome, Bob Tkacik!

Bob Tkacik is a comic writer and illustrator living in Maine. His cover art has been used for several titles including TMNT: Armageddon Game, The Last Ronin, and Seven Years In Darkness. He is currently finishing up the first issue of his creator owned comic, Good Boy Paws- the story of a recently abandoned dog […]

For Auld Lang Syne

As we salute 2023, we look forward to the new year, and Granitecon 2024! We’ll have a lot to celebrate too; The addition of the SNHU Arena, the 40th Anniversaries of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Usagi Yojimbo, DC’s Annual Batman Day, and a whole lot more! There are many more announcements coming up this […]

Big News – We’re Expanding!

In case you missed the BIG news… Granitecon is expanding, and adding a second venue! For 2024 we will occupy both the DoubleTree by Hilton and the SNHU Arena, and that means we can give you: • More For Your Money! • More Special Guests! • More Vendors! • More Food Choices! • More Special […]