The GRASP Comic Expo is a two-day convention celebrating small press and the independent comic book artist that will be held on June 27-28, 2015, at the DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids, Michigan. GRASP stands for “Grand Rapids Alternative Small Press”, and this event will showcase independent publishers, artists, and writers. Dozens of aspiring and independent artists will be showcased in a huge vending area filled with small press printings, prints, and other artistic endeavors.
The GRASP Comic Expo will also features national comic book writers, creators, and artists that started as small-time independent artists as well as a few nationally known comic artists and writers. The GRASP Comic Expo will also have numerous seminars and presentation geared toward aspiring artists to help them to create their future goals or move on to the next level of their professional goals.
Other events at the GRASP Comic Expo includes a vending hall filled with books, comic books, posters, lobby cards, original art, action figures, statues, and lots of other items for the nerd deep inside. There will also be other nerd-based activities including costuming and a gaming room.