3rd Annual GeekU.P. – Houghton, MI / U.P.-made digital series “Northbound” in attendance, September 14

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Black Ice Comics has announced that it will be hosting its 3rd Annual GeekU.P. Festival on September 14, 2019, at the MUB Ballroom/Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.

GeekU.P. celebrates art and geek culture (local and abroad) through comics, cos-play, video games, and more. This is an annual interactive geek festival bridging fandom with discovery all while raising money for charity! The mini-con offers an artists’ alley, vendors, cos-play, workshops, panels, and gaming tournaments as well as break-out events.

This year’s special guests include Dean Haglund (The X-Files, The Lone Gunmen), Marvel Comics illustrator Jerry DeCaire, and festival co-founder/actress/voice-actor Patricia Summersett.

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Courtesy, GeekU.P. / Black Ice Comics.

In addition to these special guests, vendors and artists, the post-apocalyptic digital series NORTHBOUND will be in attendance. Shot on-location in Michigan’s visually stunning Upper Peninsula region and made entirely by a volunteer cast and crew, in the towns of Iron Mountain, Norway, Gwinn, Sagola, with major Season 3 scenes filmed at Michigan Technological University, NORTHBOUND follows a lone father, Alex (Nate Alwine) as he fights to protect his comatose daughter, Crystal (real daughters Callie and Addie Alwine) in the wilds of a post-apocalyptic North America.  The series is available to view for free exclusively on Seeka TV, and is presented by global beverage brand Rip It Energy Fuel.  Catch up on NORTHBOUND Seasons 1 & 2 now, and look out for Season 3 to premiere spring 2020.

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L-R: Mike March as Wallace, Kayla Kelly as Gina, Nate Alwine as Alex, Phillip Wentz as Danny and Kaitlin 

Paupore as GHOST.  Courtesy, “A” Street Films, LLC. / Seeka TV. 

Season 3 of NORTHBOUND recently completed a majority of production over the summer and will film final scenes in the late fall.  Series Co-creator and Iron Mountain native Seth Anderson, along with limited series cast/crew will be available to chat about the series, its history, and planned progression into the sequel feature film NORTHSTAR.  Join the NORTHBOUND team on September 14, 3:00P-3:45P to preview exclusive Season 3 footage and participate in a Q&A.   
 
GeekU.P and NORTHBOUND on the Web and Social Media

Official Sites// http://www.geekup906.com

blackicecomics.com

www.northstarsaga.com

NORTHBOUND on Seeka TV//  goo.gl/DYgtcB

Facebook/Insta// https://www.facebook.com/events/352399162357993/

https://www.facebook.com/blackicecomicshop/

https://www.instagram.com/blackicecomics/

                             https://www.facebook.com/northstarfilm

https://www.instagram.com/lullskull/

Twitter// @BlackIceComics

               @filmnorthstar

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CONTACT:

For NORTHBOUND
Jason Hagen
Co-creator, Producer
612.581.2296
 
For Black Ice Comics
Shana Porteen 
GeekU.P. Co-founder, Owner of Black Ice Comics
906.523.7500
 

 

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