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Connooga!

The con-news tour stops in Chattanooga, TN this weekend for Connooga. We hope to have internet connection there, but at the very least you’ll be able to follow our updates on twitter or below if you don’t wish to join. Can’t wait! Twitter from Connooga. follow me on Twitter

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More guests for C2E2!

Norwalk, CT, February 18, 2010: Organizers of the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) have added six more creators to their growing list of special guests who will be appearing at the new pop culture convention which is being launched April 16-18, 2010 at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center — Art Baltazar, Michael Capps, Chip […]

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Bruce Campbell goes to Philadelphia Comic Con

New York, NY (February 18, 2010) – Bruce Campbell will meet fans on Saturday, June 12, 2010 as special guest of Philadelphia Comic Con. “It’s so much fun to bring Bruce Campbell to our Philadelphia fans. From Army of Darkness to his cameos in the Spider-Mans to Cloudy with a chance [of Meatballs] he spans […]

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Convention Look-in: G-fest

G-fest What: Fans of Godzilla and other Japanese monsters. When: July 9th-11th, 2010 Where: Rosemont, IL Guests: AKIRA TAKARADA, J.D. LEES Website G-fest

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sidebar work.

Our list of conventions on the sidebar is going to continue to grow, but a few things I’ve noticed already. There are a whopping 22 conventions on Memorial Day weekend that we have listed. I’m sure there are more, but either way, wow! If your a new convention, how bout choosing a date in December? […]

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Frank presents Klingon Karoke

Capricon 30. Here everyone gets down. Looks like Capricon 30 really was a ‘celebration’. Video by xystance

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San Japan Guests

San Japan Announces Second Round of Guests for 2010 Convention The Protomen making a grand Rock Opera music performance in San Antonio SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – February 16th, 2010 – San Japan, San Antonio’s major Japanese Culture and Anime Convention, has announced the second round of guests for its upcoming convention happening on July 9th-11th, […]

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New England comic gets dated.

GAREB SHAMUS, WIZARD ENTERTAINMENT CEO, ANNOUNCES NEW ENGLAND COMIC CON DATES OCTOBER 1-2-3, 2010 FRIDAY-SATURDAY-SUNDAY John. B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center 900 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02115 New England Comic Con to Support the Inkwell Awards New York, NY (February 16, 2010) – Gareb Shamus, CEO of New York based Wizard Entertainment, confirms today […]

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Worldcon 1.

Found over on Mid American Fan this photo comes from the very first Worldcon in New York, 1939. There is also a great history page of the first Worldcon at Fanac including some nice photo’s. I wonder if these gentleman had any idea what they were starting?

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Fanime announces LM.C as guest.

San Jose, CA (February 14, 2010) – FanimeCon, Northern California’s largest anime convention, proudly announces Japanese band LM.C as Guests of Honor for FanimeCon 2010. LM.C will make its first appearance in the San Francisco Bay Area during MusicFest, held on Sunday, May 30, 2010, at the San Jose Civic Auditorium. The band will also […]

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Florida Supercon 2010 announced.

FLORIDA SUPERCON 2010 FSC LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE AND ADDS NEW GUESTS FOR JUNE 18-20, 2010 SHOW Miami, FL – As the 5th annual Florida Supercon grows closer, dozens of exciting new guests have been added from the worlds of Comic Books, Anime, Animation, Sci-Fi, Video Games, Horror, Comedy and more! In addition to the exciting […]

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Conventions this weekend 2/19-2/21, 2010

We are super excited for Connooga, as this winter has yet to thaw, and we are in need of some fandom company. What about anyone else? Who is going where next weekend? ConNooga Chattanooga, TN (Multi) Totalconfusion Mansfield, MA (Gaming) Gamicon Iowa City, IA (Gaming) Nakakon Kansas City, KS (Anime) Tsukinocon Canada (Anime) Con-G Guelep, […]

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New Sponsor! Luke’s Toy Store!

We are excited to welcome Luke’s Toy Store as a sponsor for con-news.com They are the destination store for Minimates action figures and they are the only place you can get really cool zombie and ninja decals for your minimate customizing needs. If your like me and love the minimate line, please do your shopping […]

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Speaking of schedules

Having accepted that I’m not making it to Australia for Worldcon (sobs), and with fingers crossed that the economy doesn’t get any worse, here’s where I’m hoping to be this year: March 25-28: Game Storm 12, Vancouver, WA July 1-4: Westercon 63/ConChord 23, Pasadena, CA August 5-8: ReConStruction, Raleigh, NC September 4-6: Kumoricon 2010, Portland, […]

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Announcing Hamacon

HAMACON is pleased to announce 2 new guests. Aleathia Burns and Carolann Voltarel are both very talented cosplayers and will be serving as our Cosplay Contest judges. You can check out Aleathia’s and Carolann’s Bio information under the Artist category on our website Hamacon is also proud to announce a new partnership with Kids to […]

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Wizard partners with Propworx

Traveling museum spotlights Kevin Smith, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Stargate & More!   New York, NY (February 12, 2010) – Propworx will roll out a tour-wide display of costumes and props from fan favorite series Battlestar Galactica, Stargate and from Kevin Smith’s films, to premiere at Anaheim Comic Con.    Additional props from a wide […]

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Avi Arad joins Anaheim con

New York, NY (February 12, 2010) – Avi Arad will speak to Anaheim Comic Con fans on the morning of Saturday, April 17, welcoming them to the inaugural event.   “Gareb and I have been friends for 20 years, and I am honored he asked me to give a keynote address to the fans at […]

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Starting Fresh

So what started as a fix for Firefox users last night, led us to find a error in our old wordpress files that could only be fixed with a complete upgrade. We are still working on restoring all of the last two years worth of posts (but they may be lost for good).  We took […]

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