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Img 4695 O Comic Con! in Retrospect

Previouly we wrote about what would be happening over the weekend at the first ever O Comic Con! at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs.

Walter Koenig of Star Trek: The Original Series was there. Jamie Bamber of Battlestar: Galactica was there. Professional wrestler Mick Foley was there. Voice actors Billy West of Futurama and Maurice LaMarche of Pinky and the Brain were there. Naomi Grossman of American...

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Comic con O Comic Con!

Comic convention season is in full swing. Around the country, scores of nerds of the comic, sci-fi, anime, television, fantasy, and gaming varieties are clumping together for weekends of excitement. The legendary Comic Con International is only two months away in San Diego. So what is a nerd in the Midwest supposed to do with their time, short of taking a trek to the coast?

The answer lies in O Comic Con, the brain...

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Journalist to discuss the case of The Omaha Two

Monday, July 21                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           COINTELPRO and the Pollitcal Imprisonment of Edward Poindexter and Mondo we Langa presentation by Michael Richardson                                                     ...

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Timothy Schaffert discusses his novel The Swan Gondola and its Omaha World’s Fair backdrop

Sunday, June 8
Douglas County Historical Society Second Sunday Talk
Metropolitan Community College, Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg. 21 (Mule Barn)
2 p.m., Free for members; suggested $5 donation for nonmembers
Reservations required at: members@douglascohistory.org or 402-455-9990

Timothy Schaffert has turned historical romanticist with his sprawling new novel The Swan Gondola, whose backdrop is the 1898 Trans-Mississippi...

 

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