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Cosplay Thursday:Omi Gibson!

Give it up for Cosplayer OMI GIbson Her No More Heroes Cosplay is outstanding and so soon after the games release. She also has lots of other costumes that she has completed. Truly a great addition to Cosplay Thursday. Do you Cosplay? Like to be included on Cosplay Thursday? Just send us an email.


videos from festival de la bande dessinne angouleme 2008

In France they treat comic artists, like Artists! Wait this looks like a con!


Wil Wheaton posts his performance,

From Phoenix Comic Con, Wil Wheaton has posted a blog about his time there as well as an audio file containing his saturday night performance. Read and Listen Here


Penny Arcade Expo tickets are GO!

Penny Arcade Expo tickets are on sale. Pax set for August 29th-31st in Seattle is one of the biggest game shows open to the public and it gets nothing but great reviews. The official site has the details.


Cons this Weekend 2/1-2/3

Atlanta Comic Convention Atlanta, GA (Comics) 2tonic Lincolnshire, England (Filk) Cosine Colorodo Springs, CO (Sf/Fantasy) Starfury Chosen Bristol, England (Buffy) Supercon Rochester, MN (Relaxacon) TempleconProvidence, RI (Gaming)


Comic Con Program needs your art!

Comic-con is seeking artwork and stories for their program booklet. What a great way to have your art seen by thousands all at once. Comic Con Program contest


1st video online from this weekends FX International

Costume pictures(video by benihime 78)


Kids can be stormtroopers someday.

Boarding School? Nah just send the kids to Phoenix Comicon for stormtrooper training. Thanks to Fishorse for taking the video.


CBS to give away trip to Wondercon

Over on the Jericho Message boards CBS has announced they will be giving away a trip to Wondercon to meet the cast of Jericho. Cool Details here


Summer Glau!

I’m so jealous of LA now. They get Summer Glau(Firefly, Terminator The Sarah Connor Chronichles) at Wizard World LA. Chicago better have some good guests this year. Info on Wizard World LA Here


Marscon Dementia track has it’s own page.

Off the Great Luke Ski website I was directed to the Marscon Dementia webpage. It’s pretty cool when a track of programming gets so big they get their own separate website. Appearing this year, Hot Waffles, Paul and Storm, Luke Ski, the Gothsicles, Eric Coleman and many many more. Also here’s the official Marscon website.


New Header

Hey we have a new header as you can see. Do you like it? does it load o.k. on your computers? Also a quick note to convention organizers we are running some super deals on upcoming ads on the site so get in touch, and if you havent already add to your press release […]


Sakura-con adds bands!

Sakura-Con 2008, March 28-30th at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center will host the Japanese band Ali Project for their first ever US appearance. Also confirmed for Sakura-Con 2008 is the Japanese, all girl band SCANDAL. Check out more info at Sakura Con


Videos from Arisia 2008

Various Videos from last weeks Arisia have popped up. Thanks to fabalousredhead, hnybny, and more for the videos. sith dance ice godzilla heinlein society nauthy nurse review


Cosplay Thursday

Naruto Cosplay anyone? Of course these costumes are the current most popular thing at anime conventions. Good Video Chibi Peppe.


Jared Padalecki at last weekend’s Fangoria Con

Queenmerc has posted lots of videos of his panel.


Emerald City adds Supergirl!

Emerald City Comicon has added Smallville’s Supergirl LAURA VANDERVOORT!as well as the following comic personalities to their great guest list. PETER BAGGE – Hate, Apocalypse Nerd SHON BURY – Nox, Atomic Pop Art PAUL CHADWICK – Concrete, Seven Against Chaos ELLEN FORNEY – I Love Led Zeppelin, Monkey Food FORD GILMORE – Illuminati Entertainment, Thundercats […]


Welcome to our New home and CONS THIS WEEKEND 1/25-1/27, 2008

Hello and Welcome to our new home for Con-news! Pretty spiffy yeah? We are going to continue to try and grow this site for all of our wonderful convention going readers, and please send along any suggestions for what you want to see more of. Without further notice here’s the cons this weekend! Festival International […]

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