VOLUNTEERS NEEDED… like… NEEDED needed, tho.

Peace, family! As you know, DSA (Detroit School of Arts), is a 6 floor, VERY large, VERY long high school. Being that this wonderful school (founded by a BLACK woman, Dr. Cotton) is the official home to our convention and film festival this year:   We are in absolute need of volunteers for both #MECCAconDSA2019 andContinue reading “VOLUNTEERS NEEDED… like… NEEDED needed, tho.”

4th annual MECCAcon Book/Art Signings #MECCAconVAULT2019

4th annual MECCAcon Book/Art signings at Vault Of Midnight DETROIT!!


5th annual #MECCAcon2018 / #MECCAconSSU2018 OPEN CALL TO ARTISTS :: Want to hold an educational class workshop for college, high school, and/or middle school students? Would you love to be a featured vendor at Detroit Public Library?? Savannah State University?? Wanna try your hand at holding a panel, workshop, seminar? Would you like to do a QnAContinue reading “OPEN CALL TO ARTISTS”

FIFTH annual #MECCAcon2018 !!

illustration by Jason Reeves. Colors by Luis Guerrero, both of 133art.com ***** PLEASE SHARE ****** MECCAcon2018.eventbrite.com (tickets) *** 5th annual #MECCAcon2018 *** presented by Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts – MECCA THURSDAY, September 13, 2018 Source Booksellers FRIDAY, September 14, 2018 Vault of Midnight Detroit SATURDAY, September 15, 2018 Detroit Public Library – MAIN branch DETROIT- MidwestContinue reading “FIFTH annual #MECCAcon2018 !!”

#MECCAcon2017 photos, media

  WHAT A RIDE!! The 4th annual MECCAcon was absolutely AMAZING! I AM SO GRATEFUL! The turnout was glorious, as were all of our participants. We went 3 days with activities this year. Day one were our LIFE AND TIMES OF DETROIT HIP HOP AND JAZZ panels held at the historical SUBMERGE, home of legendaryContinue reading “#MECCAcon2017 photos, media”

#MECCAcon2017 Tickets, Registration

Get ready for our 4th year!!       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2016 Contact: Maia Crown Williams Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts – MECCA AmonyetEnterprises@gmail.com MECCAcon 2016 #MECCAcon2017 (tickets) September 16, 2017 Detroit Public Library 5201 Woodward, Detroit, MI *** $10 asked donation includes the ENTIRE conference! *** Midwest Ethnic Convention forContinue reading “#MECCAcon2017 Tickets, Registration”


Welp, it’s another one under our belt!! #MECCAcon2016 is a wrap!! We had an absolute BLAST! I couldn’t be more pleased with the entire 3 day event! From the book signings at both Source Booksellers and Vault of Midnight, to our comic book convention and film festival, everything was wonderful all the way thru. OurContinue reading “#MECCAcon2016 PHOTOS”


In a dream world, #MECCAcon2016 would be filled with cosplayers as DOGONS, EGUNGUN, WITCHDOCTORS, VOODOU, BOBO MASKS, IGBO MASKS, etc. I’d honestly smile from ear to ear in gentrified Midtown Detroit, lol. So… What exactly IS cosplay?    “Cosplay (コスプレ kosupure?), a contraction of the words costume play, is a performance art in which participants calledContinue reading “COSPLAYING at #MECCAcon2016”

#MECCAcon2016 Book Signings

MECCAcon 2016 #MECCAcon2016 will be holding  PRE.CONVENTION book signings at both Source Booksellers, a BEAUTIFUL black owned bookstore in Midtown Detroit, and Vault of Midnight Detroit comic shop, at their VERY dope, newest location in Downtown Detroit!  Source Booksellers, Thursday, Sept 15th:: 4240 Cass Ave #105, Detroit, MI 48201 Phone: (313) 832-1155 5-6 Leah Vernon,Continue reading “#MECCAcon2016 Book Signings”

#MECCAcon2016 Panels

Illustration for MECCAcon by Will Focus. He will also be a featured vendor.   #MECCAcon2016 is proud to bring our annual panels once again! This has always been a highlight at MeccaCon, and we are so excited! for our FULL convention schedule, including the film festival, click HERE.         WOMEN IN COMICS,Continue reading “#MECCAcon2016 Panels”