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Oddcon Writing contest.

The Fourth Annual OddContest (http://www.facebook.com/l/1386ddRikpHjA8bX7_s-rlA25mg;www.oddcon.com/contest/contest.html): an annual competition for speculative (science fiction, fantasy, or horror) stories or prose poems no longer than 500 words. The contest has been sponsored since 2008 by OdysseyCon, a science-fiction convention held each spring in Madison, Wisconsin. Cash prizes of $500 for the Adult winner and $50 for the Youth […]

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CONvergence prices about to go up.

The below is a reminder from an email about CONvergences upcoming price increase for preregistration. “Hey there! Just one day before registration rates for CONvergence climb to $55. You can conveniently register for CONvergence online with a credit card at www.convention-reg.com. Mail in registrations postmarked by December 31 also take advantage of the $45 rate. […]

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Cosplay Thursday: NYCC

This video from Arteeest is basically him just walking around NYCC, but there are tons of great costumes in it.

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Paul Cornell among guests added to C2E2

CHICAGO COMIC AND ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2) ANNOUNCES GUESTS FROM WORLD OF COMICS!! Norwalk, CT, December 29, 2010: Paul Cornell (DC’s Action Comics and Batman and Robin), Scott Snyder (Vertigo’s American Vampire) and Doug Mahnke (artist for DC’s bestselling Green Lantern series) are among the early guests from the world of comics to be announced for […]

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Memphis has a new con called Tigercon.

What: Anime/comics convention When: May 13-15, 2011. Registration: 15$ Guests: Eno a.k.a. ?Confusion?, Johnny Yong Bosch Website is Tigercon

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ADMINISTRATOR OF CLOUD CITY LANDS IN VALLEY OF THE SUN

Billy Dee Williams is scheduled to attend Phoenix Comicon 2011 PHOENIX, AZ October 5, 2010– Star Wars celebrity Billy Dee Williams, best known for his role as traitor-turned-hero Lando Calrissian in the original Star Wars trilogy, will be attending Phoenix Comicon this coming Memorial Day weekend. “Our guest list just keeps getting better all the […]

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NA Discworld news.

All from their newsletter. The North American Discworld Convention 2011 July 8- 11, Madison WI – http://www.nadwcon.org December Newsletter Happy Hogswatchnight! We hope that everyone has been good and that the Hogfather will give you all the presents you asked for. We’ve also got some great news this month, so here we go! The NADWCon […]

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Twelve Eisner Award Winners, Nominees To Attend Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, Jan. 29-30

Rob Guillory, John Layman, Kevin Maguire, Terry Moore, Cameron Stewart, Bill Sienkiewicz, Tony Harris Among Top Writers And Artists At Ernest N. Morial Convention Center NEW YORK and NEW ORLEANS, December 27, 2010 – Twelve Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards winners or nominees are among the more than 90 comic creators already scheduled to attend […]

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STAN ‘THE MAN’ LEE MAKES TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO PHOENIX COMICONComic

Author to attend Phoenix Comicon PHOENIX, AZ Nov. 4, 2010— Stan Lee, the legendary man behind some of America’s favorite comics including The Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Spider-Man and The Hulk, will be at Phoenix Comicon this Memorial Day Weekend. “Stan Lee said he enjoyed last year’s convention so much that he has agreed to […]

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Convention Look-in: Steel City Con!

Steel City Con http://www.steelcitycon.com March 4-6, 2011 Monroeville Convention Center Monroeville, PA 15146 Autograph Guests: Adam West – Classic TV BATMAN / Family Guy Peter Tork – Recording Artist & Actor from The Monkees Mike Lookinland – “Bobby Brady” from The Brady Bunch Yancy Butler – “Sara Pezzini” from Witchblade Laryy Thomas – “Soup Nazi” […]

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Conventions this Weekend 12/31-1/2, 2011

Ring in the new year! After taking a one week hiatus for the holidays, Conventions start back this weekend with two anime cons. 2011 is already looking like a great year for fandom, and there will be many cons across the country this year, many still not set with dates. Here we go! Dec 31st-Jan […]

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays everyone! I’m taking off until Sunday the 26th, 2010 to spend time with family over the holiday weekend. Thanks so much for reading con-news, growing our site together, and most off all, enjoying conventions. I hope you all have a great weekend, wherever you spend it!

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Added a Stoker Weekend!

Thanks to reader Gary pointing us in the right direction, added Stoker Weekend in Long Island, NY June 16th-19th, 2011. Thanks Gary!

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INVADERCON 2011 ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL GUESTS & NEW EVENTS

Press Release: The tenth anniversary Invader ZIM convention, InvaderCON, welcomes voice actor Andy Berman and color director Jean-Paul Bondy (Atlanta, GA, November 15, 2010) InvaderCON 2011 is a fan convention scheduled ten years, to the weekend, from when the popular cartoon series Invader ZIM premiered on cable television. Voice actors Richard Horvitz (Zim) and Rikki […]

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20 2011 dates added.

Jan 7th-9th, 2011 Sac Anime Sacremento, CA Jan 27-29th, 2011 Wam Baltimore, MD Feb 18th-20th,2011 Kamicon Tuscaloosca, Al April 1st-3rd, 2011 Syndcon Rockville, MD April 19th-20th, 2011 Econocon Plymouth, NH April 22nd-24th, 2011 LouisanimeBaton Rouge, LA April 29th-May 1st, 2011 Recon Cocoa Beach, FL May 21st, 2011 East Coast Black Age of Comics Philly, PA […]

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Baltimore Comic-Con’s X-Mas Gifts to You!

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – December 20, 2010 – Baltimore Comic-Con may not be until August 20-21, 2011, but we’ve been as busy as Santa’s elves lining up some absolutely amazing guests for our 12th annual event. Who are they? Well, we could tell you you’ll just have to wait and see, but it being the holidays […]

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Animaritime announces Spencer as guest.

Press Release- Animaritime is proud to announce Spike Spencer as its newest guest! Spike Spencer has been a voice actor since the early nineties. He has voiced hundreds of episodes of anime including such notable titles as Evangelion, Battle Angel, Suikoden, Orphen, Spriggan, Nadesico, Mar, PreTear, Buso Renkin, Code Geass 2 and Bleach. Spike has […]

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Conventions this Weekend, 12/24-12/26, 2010

Suprise Suprise, it’s the holidays, which means no conventions! Happy Holidays to all our readers, and get ready, spring convention season is right around the corner.

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