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Conventions This Weekend Nov 5th-7th, 2010

Nov 5th-7th, 2010 Carnage Fairlee, VT Nekocon Hampton, VA Sugiocon Ft. Mitchell, KY Scarefest Lexington, KY Creation Farscape Los Angeles, CA Creation Buffy/Firefly Los Angeles, CA Creation Stargate Los Angeles, CA Akicon Bellevue, WA Shadocon Tampa, FL Mid Ohio Con Columbus, OH Anime Nebraskon Lincoln, NE Pentacon Ft. Wayne, IN Iowa Icon Cedar Rapids, IA […]


Wizard adds Miami show

Just as LeBron James did, Wizard World is taking its talent to South Beach. Gareb Shamus, CEO of Wizard Entertainment, today announced the addition of Wizard World Miami Comic Con to the world’s largest pop culture convention series. The event is scheduled for Feb. 26-27, 2011, at the Miami Airport Convention Center (MACC) in Miami. […]


Horror Realm/Indy Grindhouse update.

Please note that due to technical difficulties, the Independent Grindhouse 2 presented by Bastards of Horror and Horror Realm has been moved from November 6 to December 11. The event will still take place at The Oaks Theater. Show time is 10 PM. Tickets are available at the door for $6.


Cosplay Thursday: Tron

Clydetothemax is working on his. I want a Tron suit.


Dragoncon doc.

Coool video by Talen Kaive


10 2011 dates

March 5th-6th, 2011 Staple Austin, TX March 11th-13th, 2011 Anime Wasabi Denver, CO March 19th-20th, 2011 Toronto Anime Toronto, ON April 9th-10th, 2011 Toronto Comic Toronto, ON SteamFestival Atlanta, GA April 16th-18th, 2011 Toracon Rochester, NY May 26th-29th, 2011 Crypticon Seattle, WA June 3rd-5th, 2011 OMGcon Paducah, KY July 29th-31st, 2011 Play on con Birmingham, […]


Ai-kon needs new mascot

WINNIPEG, MB – – Ai-Kon is looking for a new design for Aiko, the Ai-Kon mascot, for use on the convention’s promotional materials and merchandise. The theme for Aiko 2011 will be Celebration in recognition of this being Ai-Kon’s 10 year anniversary. The theme was selected based upon suggestions on the forums and by the […]


Horror Realm presents Independent Grindhouse

Featuring two indie horror feature films, a short, trailers & giveaways Pittsburgh, PA – October 24, 2010 – In response to rave reviews from its first Independent Grindhouse program in the spring of 2010, Horror Realm and Bastards of Horror are once again teaming up to present an evening of independent horror. Independent Grindhouse 2 […]


Conventions this weekend 10/29-10/31, 2010

Lots going on this weekend. Anyone going to any of these? October 29th-31st, 2010 Hallowcon Chattanooga, TN Youmacon Detroit, MI Long Beach Comic Con Long Beach, CA World Fantasy Columbus, OH Yaoicon Burligame, CA Furfright Cromwell, CT Central Canada Con Winnipeg, MB Zombcon Seattle, WA Hal-con Halifax, NS Magna Next East Brunswick, NJ Oni-con Houston, […]


Elizabeth Moon no longer Wiscon GoH

Elizabeth Moon has been dropped as a Guest of Honor from Wiscon by Wiscon’s parent organization, SF3. The announcement in its entirety says: SF3 has withdrawn the invitation to Elizabeth Moon to attend WisCon 35 as guest of honor. Comments concerning this statement can be left below or sent to Moon’s only public response […]


Cosplay Thursday: NYCC Dance off

Koppa15 brings us this madness. Enjoy.


Kawaii Kon news.

Press Release: Honolulu, Hawaii – October 15, 2010 – Kawaii Kon, Hawaii’s premier anime convention and conference, is back for a 7th year and announces its first round of guests for the 2011 show. Scheduled to appear are: Jonathan Tarbox – Owner of Arashi Productions. Bio: After graduating from Oberlin College and the University of […]


Wizard adds New Orleans show.

NEW YORK, October 18, 2010 – Gareb Shamus, CEO of Wizard Entertainment, today announced the addition of New Orleans Comic Con to the world’s largest pop culture convention series. The event is scheduled for January 29-30, 2011, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The event will be the first on the 2011 […]


Dublin in 2014 Eurocon bid

A bid has just been launched to bring Eurocon to Dublin in 2014, in conjunction of sorts with the proposed London Worldcon bid. (The bids are being run independently of each other.) Should both bids win, the Eurocon would be held the week after Worldcon in 2014. [Hat tip to Cheryl Morgan.]


Starbase Indy adds Crystal Allen

From Starbase Indy, “We have added a NEW GUEST! We decided to give the guys a break by adding another cool chic to the line-up, so Crystal Allen has agreed to be a part of our guest list. She has appeared in Star Trek: Enterprise and has worked with both Ethan and Tim on Star […]


Conventions this Weekend 10/22-10/24, 2010

Some good ones this weekend. Anyone attending any of these? Oct 22nd-24th, 2010 Browncoat Ball Charlotte, NC Rock Con Rockford, IL Rising star Bluefield, WV Charcon Charleston, WV Capclave, Washington, DC Creation Star Trek Chicago, IL Bakuretsu COn Colchester, VT Blizzcon Anaheim, CA Snafucon Reno, NV Necrocomicon St. Petersburg, FL Mile High Con Denver, CO […]


Houston Arcade

Warioman takes us on a tour of last weekends Houston Arcade.


More cons in the calendar!

This Weekend! Pittsburgh Indy Comix Pittsburgh, PA October 30th-31st, 2010 Detroit Fanfare Detroit, MI Dec 4th-5th, 2010 Sangawaproject Pittsburgh, PA Jan 7th-9th, 2011 Taiyoucon Mesa, AZ Jan 14th-16th, 2011 Albuquerque Comic Albuquerque, NM Sodak Anime Rapid City, SD Jan 28th-30th, 2011 Setsucon Penn St, PA Feb 4th-6th, 2011 Ganime Gattineau, QB March 25th-27th, 2011 Shutocon […]

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