Packrat Comics

3864 Lattimer St.
Hilliard, OH 43026

Past Events

Aug. 23, 2017: Aftershock Comics Signing

Joe Pruett (Black-Eyed Kids) and Paul Jenkins (Alters, Replica) appear at Packrat Comics on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 11:00 AM till 5:00 PM.

Joe Pruett, Aftershock Comics‘ Publisher/CCO, is an Eisner award winning comic book editor, publisher, and writer with over 25 years of experience. Joe was nominated for numerous Eisner and Harvey awards as a writer, editor and publisher, including for his work on Negative Burn at Caliber Comics. He is also known for his work at Marvel, where he wrote for X-Men Unlimited, Wolverine, and Cable. Joe founded Desperado Publishing in 2004, which had a publishing partnership with Image Comics and IDW.

Paul Jenkins has been creating, writing and building franchises for over twenty years in the graphic novel, film and videogame industries. Over the last two decades Paul has been instrumental in the creation and implementation of literally hundreds of world-renowned, recognizable entertainment icons.

From his employment with the creators of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at the age of 22 to his preeminent status as an IP creator, Paul has provided entertainment to the world through hundreds of print publications, films, video games, film and new media. With six Platinum-selling video games, a Number One MTV Music Video, an Eisner Award, Five Wizard Fan Awards, and multiple Best Selling Graphic Novels, Paul Jenkins is synonymous with success. He has enjoyed recognition on the New York Times bestseller list, has been nominated for two BAFTA Awards, and has been the recipient of a government-sponsored Prism Award for his contributions in storytelling and characterization.

Paul’s extensive list of comic book credits include Batman and Hellblazer for DC Comics; Inhumans, Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Wolverine: Origin, Civil War: Frontlines, Captain America: Theater of War, and The Sentry for Marvel Comics; and Spawn for Image Comics.

Oct. 31, 2015: Deep Roy Signing

Packrat Comics hosts a Halloween Comicfest on October 31 with our annual comics for canned goods food drive (free comics for non-perishable food items), comic creators, Mikey’s Late Night Slice pizza truck, a costume contest along with a special guest appearance by Deep Roy.

Mr. Roy played the physical Yoda in Return of the Jedi along with a Cantina band member and THE Oompa Lumpa in the 2005 remake of Charlie & The Chocolate Factory. He is in the current Star Trek movies as Keenser and was Teeny Weeny in the Neverending Story. His list of credits is impressive including a recurring role on Doctor Who and you will get a chance to meet him during our annual ComicFest!

WIN A BATMAN ADVENTURES #12, FIRST HARLEY QUINN – Bring the most non-perishable food items and it’s yours!
Artists & Writers

DIRK MANNING
Writer: TALES OF MR. RHEE; NIGHTMARE WORLD; WRITE OR WRONG, etc. (Devil’s Due/Image Comics)

TOM HUTCHINSON
Writer: CRITTER; THE LEGEND OF OZ: THE WICKED WEST; etc. (Big Dog Ink)

SCOTT “SCOOT!” McMAHON
Writer/Artist AW YEAH COMICS; SAMI THE SAMURAI SQUIRREL, etc (Aw Yeah Comics)

JOHN MARROQUIN
Artist EL MARIACHI, etc. (El Arto Studios)

EMILY ZELASKO
Writer/Artist: OLD MAN, DOG, AND THE OCEAN; RAINBOW SPRINKLE-SLIME; etc

JASON WESTLAKE
Pin-Up and Sketch Cover Artist; Graphic Designer

ERIC PALICKI
Writer: ORPHANS, RED ANGEL DRAGNET, etc.
Free Comics and food drive

WOLFGANG PARKER
Writer: CRIME CATS

Costume Contest & More!

May 2, 2015: FCBD: Donatello Signs

It’s Free Comic Book Day! Get ready for free comics! We’ll have thousands to give away this year and as always we’ll have a van load of fun!

Guest of Honor:
Jeremy Howard is joining us for our 2015 FCBD celebration! He appeared in the films Sydney White, Galaxy Quest, Accepted, and most recently Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, where he performed the motion capture and voice for Donatello! Cowabunga!

Special Guest Artist:
Val Staples

Featured Publisher:
Josh Blaylock – Devils Due Publishing

Stephen Snyder-Hill
Dirk Manning
Matthew Swift
Eric Palicki
Daniel Boyd
William Bitner
Sean & Steph Forney
Molly Durst
JD Larabee
Molly Durst
Michael Neno
Jamie Snell
Michael Anthony Carroll
Seth Lyons

Art Explorer Post Program

Live Podcasters:
Packrat Podcast
Basement Fodder

Food:
Mikey’s Late Night Slice

Activities:
Free Packrat Comics FCBD screen printing on your own shirt – or buy one of ours for a small fee!

Costume Contest

Whose Line Is It Anyway featuring Tea Time with Deadpool

Pizza Eating Contest

May 3, 2014: FCBD: Abe Sapien Signs

Doug Jones, Mike Pollock, and many more appear at Packrat Comics on Saturday May 3rd for Free Comic Book Day!

  • Shop Hours

    Sunday: noon - 5 p.m.
    Monday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Thursday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Saturday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.