Comic-tanium™:  The Superheroes Behind the Exhibit
Founding Sponsors
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) is an international professional society that fosters the exchange of learning and ideas across the entire range of minerals, metals, and materials science and engineering. Publications, peer-reviewed journals, technical meetings and workshops, issues-based summits, roadmapping projects, and special outreach initiatives such as Comic-tanium™ are a few of the ways serves its membership and ensures the strength and progress of the profession. Included among its 12,000 professional and student members are scientists, engineers, educators, and administrators representing nearly every aspect of the materials community, from mineral processing and primary metals production, to basic research and the advanced application of materials. TMS members hail from more than 70 countries on six continents. For more information, visit TMS at
TMS Foundation
The TMS Foundation is the charitable arm of TMS and funded the initial development of Comic-tanium. A particular focus of the TMS Foundation is the support and development of the next generation of minerals, metals, and materials scientists and engineers. It accomplishes this through scholarships and academic competitions for students who are pursuing degrees related to the minerals, metals, and materials professions. Once students have completed their education, the TMS Foundation provides professional development resources and support to help them navigate the early years of their careers. Comic-tanium extends the TMS Foundation’s mission even further by reaching out to middle and high school age students about the possibilities of science and engineering careers. For more information, visit the TMS Foundation website at
Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The ToonSeum is a non-profit museum of comic and cartoon art. Its mission is to promote a deeper appreciation of cartoonists and their work through hands-on workshops, community outreach, cartoon-oriented educational programming, and exhibitions of original cartoon art. For additional information, visit the Toonseum at

To find out how you can be part of the Comic-tanium team as a sponsor or as a host venue, please contact:

Mike Bazzy
The Mineral, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)
Telephone: 800-759-4867, ext. 258 (U.S./Canada only)
or +1 724-814-3162