Mar 19 - 20 2021
9th Annual Kids' Comic Con

9th Annual Kids' Comic Con

Presented by Lake Erie Ink: a writing space for youth at Online/Virtual Space

Registration opens February 25

This year we have a variety of virtual programs for people of all ages – INCLUDING panels for adults! The weekend kicks off with a conversation with comic book legend Brian Azzarello, followed by a full day of workshops with a slew of guest artists, all day comic panels for youth and adults alike and an evening program headlined by Alison Bechdel! See below for our full event list!

All programs and panels will be held virtually. Upon registration, details about accessing your virtual codes will be sent through email.

Comic Con Kick Off Event

All Ages (adults too) | 7-8:30 pm | Friday, March 19 | All Ages (adults too)

Join us for a conversation with Brian Azzarello, a Cleveland-grown comic book writer for D.C. comics!  Brian Azzarello has been writing comics professionally since the mid-1990s and is know for many DC titles including the the Harvey and Eisner Award-winning 100 BULLETS!

Comic Con Workshops

Friday, March 19, after school for grades 3-6 | Saturday, March 20, 10:00 am -4:00 pm

Featuring a range of talented guest artists, participants will have the chance to learn the ins and outs of comics! Pop in to our after school workshops Friday afternoon!

Comic Con Panels

All ages | 10:00 am -4:00 pm | Saturday, March 20

Join us for a series of comic book panels that range in topics from representation within comics to making a living from your work!

Evening Program

All Ages | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm | Saturday, March 20

Join us for a program featuring a reading and Q&A with Alison Bechdel, known for her memoir Fun House, which became a Broadway musical. She is also known for her long running comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For. Alison’s comics have appeared in The New YorkerSlateMcSweeney’s, The New York Times Book Review, and Granta.

Teen After Party

Grades 6-12 | after Evening program | Saturday, March 20

Evening program features cosplay and Comic Social Clubs with guest artists!

Admission Info

Free Admission

We are so happy to be able to offer this event at no cost to kids and families because of our partners and generous sponsors. However, your donation of $25 will go directly towards the cost of one of the teaching and guest artists. You can make your donation to support this year’s Comic Con here!

Phone: 216-320-4757


Dates & Times

2021/03/19 - 2021/03/20

Location Info

Online/Virtual Space