October 21-22, 2017 · Cambridge, MA

The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo is a free weekend event showcasing the best in new and local comics!

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Check Your Exhibitor Status!
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

As of May 1st, all of the exhibitor status e-mails have been sent to all applicants to MICE. If you applied and have not yet received an e-mail notification, please contact us at micexpo@gmail.com. The exhibitor list will be posted in June, so keep an eye out for that!

Save the Date for MICE 2017!
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

We are super excited to announce that MICE 2017 will be held the weekend of October 21−22, 2017, at Lesley’s University Hall in Porter Square, Cambridge, MA. Once again, MICE will feature special guests and comic creators from the New England area and beyond as well as engaging workshops and panel discussions. Everybody here at MICE HQ is counting down the days! We can’t wait!

Applications to exhibit at MICE will open March 1st. Keep an eye out for our registration guidelines in the weeks to come.

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Kids Comics Day at MICE 2016
Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE) is a whole weekend of books, fun, and events for every age, with free admission to all, located at University Hall in Porter Square. Sunday, October 30th is Kids Comics Day, featuring our best kid-oriented activities and comics! Meet the authors of some of the best kids comic books, including Faith Erin Hicks (The Nameless City), Raúl the Third (Lowriders in Space), Jeremy Sorese (Steven Universe), Drew Weing (The Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo), and Bob Flynn (Spongebob Comics). And discover your new favorite comics and cartoonists in our exhibit hall. Just keep an eye out for balloons attached to tables: that’s how to find kid-friendly comics!

Kids can also learn how to make their own cartoons and comics in these workshops and activity sessions… Read On

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ASL Interpretation at MICE 2016
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

We are pleased to provide ASL (American Sign Language) interpreters for all of the programming at the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo on October 29 – 30 at University Hall in Cambridge, MA. The discussion panels and cartooning workshops will have interpreters checking in at the beginning of each session. Our full schedule of events is available here. We’re devoted to making MICE accessible to anyone in the deaf community who is interested learning more about the art of comics. MICE is free and open to the public.

Meet the Cartoonists of the new Eisner Level at MICE 2016!
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

MICE 2016 is bigger than ever, with over 200 exhibitors! To make more room for all this talent, we are debuting the Eisner Level: a whole new exhibition area on the lower level of University Hall. Read on to learn more about the fine cartoonists you’ll meet in this new space!

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