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Pittsburgh, — Orangestone Promotions, Inc., promoters of the Pittsburgh based convention called the Steel City Con ( is celebrating 21 years as Pennsylvania’s Largest Toy, Comic Book and Pop Culture Show this December 3-5, 2010 at the Monroeville Convention Center. In addition to a massive selection of new and vintage toys and comic books, […]


The North American Discworld Convention 2011

July 8- 11, Madison WI – November Newsletter Only eight months until we all gather together in Madison to celebrate all things Discworld! Hopefully this newsletter finds all of our members doing well.


Baltimore Comic-Con thanks the fans!

Below is from an email sent out by BCC, “Thanks for a Great 2010 Baltimore Comic-Con! Join us again August 20-21, 2011! BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – November 12, 2010 – They had started lining up before dawn. By the time the doors opened at 10:00 AM (and the oppressive August heat had already taken hold), the […]


Wizard World Acquires Mid-Ohio-Con

Wizard World Mid-Ohio Comic Con Set for October 22-23, 2011 Headline Guests Adam West, Burt Ward, Rob Liefeld Announced for 2011 NEW YORK and COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gareb Shamus, CEO of Wizard Entertainment, today announced the acquisition of Mid-Ohio-Con. The show will make its inaugural appearance on the Wizard World Tour circuit on the weekend […]


Conventions this weekend 11/19-11/21, 2010

Nov 19th-21st, 2010 Creation Twilight San Diego, CA Zona Con Orlando, FL VA Comic Richmond, VA Midwest Furfest Rosemont, IL Philcon Cherry Hill, NJ Daishocon Stevens Point, Wi Dark Carnival Bloomington, IN Arkansas Anime Bentonville, AR Steamcon Seattle, WA SFContario Toronto, ON SuperMega Fest Boston, MA


Nc Comic Con Bound

Things might be slow here this weekend as I attend the NC Comiccon and Petrea attends Orycon, so I apologize for that. But it’s another great oppurtunity to remind you readers that we always accept guest writers, so if you feel like you could contribute and want your posts read by thousands daily, send me […]


Reporting harassment at conventions

Author Jim C. Hines, reacting to reports of sexual harassment at a recent con, has put together a list of resources for the harassed, starting with a list of publishing contacts (as the harasser was an editor) and continuing to more general information. As he says: I can tell you that if someone has harassed […]


14 2011 dates!

Jan 6th-9th, 2011 Mythoscon Phoenix, AZ Jan 14th-16th, 2011 Deconpression Columbus, OH Jan 21st-23rd, 2011 Cosine Denver, CO Las Cruces Anime Days Las Cruces, NM Jan 28th-30th, 2011 Winter War Champaign, IL Feb 4th-6th, 2011 Templecon Warwick, RI Feb 10th-12th, 2011 Genericon Troy, NY Feb 18th-20th, 2011 Boskone Boston, MA Con DFW Dallas, TX Radcon […]


PRESS RELEASE: Taiyou Con Announces First Round of Guests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Taiyou Con Announces First Round of Guests MESA, ARIZONA – November 9, 2010 Taiyou Con is excited to announce Chris Cason, Kitsune Robot, Perfect Math Class, and Tristen Citrine will be attending as guests. For over ten years, Chris Cason has been associated with numerous projects for FUNimation Entertainment in a voice […]


Self Promotion time.

The Death of Joseph Wells is now out! As well as running con-news I dabble in all kinds of arts. One project is that I’m the writer on this awesome comic with the super talented Daniel L Maw. It follows the journey of a young cowboy at the end of his life. I’m super happy […]


Philcon Press Release

Lawrence Johnson Sr. and daughter Lauren will attend the 74rd anniversary of the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society to promote their ever expanding Escape 2 Earth Series. The venue for this year’s Philadelphia Science Fiction Convention will be the Crown Plaza Hotel located in Cherry Hill November 19th – 21st. 2010 This year´s convention will showcase […]


Rose Noire to make us debut at Zenkaikon

Tainted Reality is proud to announce that they will be bringing Japanese underground goth sensation, Rose Noire, for their US concert debut to Zenkaikon. At the con, they will be performing 2 concerts, engaging with the fans in Q&A panels, selling merchandise, and signing autographs. Zenkaikon will be held at the Valley Forge Convention Center, […]


Orycon 32

While Scott’s off at the NC Comic Con, I’ll be at Orycon next weekend, posting pictures to this photostream once again. Thanks to their searchable event listing, I can show you my panel schedule without having to retype it here. Come and see a couple! Especially since all but one of them are currently scheduled […]


Wizard not acquiring Tuscon Comic Con

Wizard World has been on quite the acquisition spree lately, but according to the Arizona Daily Wildcat, one convention it won’t be absorbing is the Tuscon Comic Con. Despite two offers from Wizard, the local organizer prefers a different approach: Wizard World programs many of its conventions around TV and movie actors, some of whom […]


Conventions this weekend 11/12-11/14, 2010

Lots going on this weekend. I will be selling at the Nc Comiccon, so stop by and say hi. Anyone else going to any of these? Nov 12th-14th, 2010 NC Comiccon Morrisville, NC Wizard Austin Austin, TX Orycon 32, Portland, OR Mace High Point, NC Creation Twilight Dallas, TX Kollision Chicago, IL Izumicon Oklahoma City, […]


Wizard World Acquires Central Canada Comic Con (C4)

Popular Event Will Continue In Winnipeg In 2011 NEW YORK and WINNIPEG, Manitoba, November 4, 2010 – Gareb Shamus, CEO of Wizard Entertainment, today announced the acquisition of the Central Canada Comic Con, of which the 2010 event was held this past weekend at the Winnipeg Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The dates for the […]


Wendee Lee goes Ohio!

CINCINNATI, OH – November 2, 2010 – Animation and Gaming Ohio is proud to announce that Wendee Lee will be attending as a guest! As one of the premiere voice artists on the cutting edge of Anime, Wendee Lee has voiced numerous characters for over 300 series, games and films. Best known as the femme […]


Wizard gets happy in New Orleans

NEW YORK, November 3, 2010 – Gareb Shamus, CEO of Wizard Entertainment, today announced the acquisition of NOLA Comic-Con, which had been held the past two years in suburban New Orleans. The event will now become part of the Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con scheduled for January 29-30, 2011, at the New Orleans Ernest […]

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