AfroCon

Guests

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Robert Richardson

Robert Richardson has held numerous roles such as illustrator, cover artist, and concept artist. Currently, he works for various clients in the toy, game, and comic market. Publications include Luminous Ages, Pistolfist, Dragon Cross, and G.E.O Genetically Engineered Organism.

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Marcus Roberts

Marcus Roberts is a freelance writer, blog contributor and longtime comic book collector. He is the administrator for the Heroes of Color Facebook page, as well as moderator for the Independent Creators Connection (ICC) and ICC Anthologies groups. Publications include Project Nexus, The Protector, Dream Angel, IHero 3, Imperia: The Chaos of Calamity, and ICC Magazine articles.

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Terance Baker

Terance Baker is a comic book and magazine publisher, blogger, photographer, and cosplayer. Drawing has been a passion of his from a young age, from scribbling in note pads to drawing school murals. Presently, he has over 34 published comic books available on INDY Planet. He founded the Independent Creators Connection (ICC) Facebook group that has grown to 9,000 followers.

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Andre Polite

Andre Polite is an author, poet, keynote speaker, podcast host and entrepreneur residing in Tampa, FL. Andre Polite founded Polite Visions and is the author of T.I.P.S. Taking Initiative Produces Success. His new book, Star Seeds:The Children of the Ancients, is a story based on an ancient tale that has been passed down for thousands of years within the Dogon tribe of Mali, in West Africa.

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Ken Anthony II

Ken Anthony II is an actor, artist, writer, singer, and poet living in the Tampa Bay Area. Ken Anthony II is the founder of Artistic License Studio, which was created to unify artists and writers in comic and film mediums. Some of his most well-known comics are Predatory Ways and Solo Shots.

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Middleton Robotics

See what the incredibly talented Middleton Magnet teens have been working on.

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Tampa Chalk Car

Tampa Chalk Car will be on site for artists of all ages to draw and play. The Tampa Chalk Car was brought to life to inspire joy, connection, and creativity in all. Their mission is to bring a unique, freely accessible social art experience to all populations in the Tampa area.

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Pyramid Tampa

Pyramid Tampa is best known for its unique arts program, which offers a full range of visual and performing arts, catering to each student’s level of ability and interest. They currently serve more than 160 students in Hillsborough County. Artwork will be displayed at the event and representatives from Pyramid Tampa will be on hand to answer questions about the organization.