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Mtac Hotel 1 sells out, overflow announced.

Overflow Hotel Information for MTAC Goes To 11 NASHVILLE, TN – Overflow hotel information is now available for MTAC Goes To 11. The Embassy Suites Nashville Airport is once again the main overflow hotel for MTAC! Prices start at $99 a night for the convention weekend of April 22-24, 2011. The full-service, all-suite hotel is […]

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Conventions this Weekend, Feb 4th-6th, 2011

Were heading to WTH con on Saturday, and there’s a full plate of great stuff going on around the country. What are you attending next weekend? Feb 4th-6th, 2011 Anime Planners Round Rock, TX Carolina Games Summit Goldsboro, NC Creation Twilight Los Angeles, CA Gottacon Victoria, BC Ganime Gattineau, QB Supercon Hastings, MN Ushicon Round […]

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Lucky Number 13: More Cons!

Feb 24th-27th, 2011 Dreamation Morriston, NJ April 14th-17th, 2011 Mich Pinball Rochester, MI June 10th-12th, 2011 Rapier Jacksonville, FL Mego Meet Wheeling, WV June 18th-19th, 2011 Kids Read ComicsChelsea, MI June 24th-26th, 2011 Texas Comic ConSan Antonio, TX Midwestcon 61 Cinncinatti,OH 4th St. Fantasy Bloomington, MN July 8th-10th, 2011 Anime Overload Austin, TX Dexcon Morriston, […]

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Quakecon 2011 Announced.

QUAKECON® 2011 DATES ANNOUNCED WHAT: QuakeCon® is the ultimate video game festival and party. QuakeCon is open to the public and attendance is FREE thanks to the support of id® Software and Bethesda Softworks®, the QuakeCon volunteer staff, and the 2011 event sponsors and exhibitors. WHEN: QuakeCon will take place August 4 – 7, 2011. […]

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MTAC Announces The Protomen and The Man Power; Pre-Registration Still Available

Press Release: NASHVILLE, TN – The Protomen and The Man Power will rock out at MTAC Goes To 11! The two bands join Asian synth-pop band The Slants in headlining the Easter weekend event. The Protomen are more than just a band. They are messengers, riding atop an Iron Stallion on their way to deliver […]

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Con-news hits the road.

February is upon us and my little car engine is getting ready to go. Every other weekend is a trip to conlandia. Here’s where I know for sure Ill be the next couple of weeks. Sat Feb 5th WTH CON at Guilford College. I’ve heard rumors of this con for the past couple of years […]

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Con or Bust seeks auction items

Con or Bust is a fund which helps people of color attend Wiscon and other conventions which are interested in working to increase diversity in the science fiction field. It’s seeking donations for its upcoming online auction which will take place from February 21st to March 6th. Details on how to contribute items are here. […]

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Pirates and more added to 2011 conventions.

March 25th-27th, 2011 Eyecon Vampire Atlanta, GA Mace West Hickory, NC April 1st-3rd, 2011 Contact Pomona, CA April 8th-9th, 2011 Pirate Fest Greenville, NC Freecon Tallahasee, Fl April 22nd-24th, 2011 All Fur Fun Spokane, WA June 3rd-5th, 2011 Blackbeard Pirate Hampton, VA

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Anime Bonanza to be held in Reno, Nevada this August

Press Release: RENO, NV – From the Team that brought you Anime St. George in Southern Utah, is now bringing to Sierra Nevada a new and unique anime convention taking place on August 6th, 2011 at the Ramada Reno Hotel & Casino in Reno, NV: Anime Bonanza! Anime Bonanza is a one-of-a-kind mix of steampunk, […]

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Shevacon’s Premier party

I wont be there till Friday, but if you can make it, do it! From Shevacon, “Yep… that’s right, we’re having our first ever PREMIER PARTY! This event is something we’ve been wanting to do for a long time for the fans and attendee’s. It’s kind of a preview of what’s to come for the […]

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Shevacon shirts.

Shevacon happening March 4th-6th, 2011 in Roanoke, VA and which I just happen to be a guest at are selling these awesome shirts for $10 in a variety of colors. Get your preorder in now! Shevacon

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GAREB SHAMUS UNDERTAKES PUBLIC COMPANY WIZARD WORLD, INC

We posted about this earlier, here’s the offical release, “Press Release: . AND LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE PUBLICATION ‘WIZARD WORLD’ New York, NY (January 24, 2011) – Gareb Shamus, recently appointed President and CEO of public company Wizard World, Inc. (“Wizard World”) (OTC: GOEE.PK), today announced that the Comic Con Tour, which consists of pop culture […]

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Jordancon update.

From a Jordancon email “Hello everyone! I hope that 2011 finds all our friends healthy and happy. I’m very pleased to say that JordanCon 2011 planning is going very well. We have a great convention in store for you. A couple notes: We’ve designated Friday night as “Stormleader/ Tower Guard Night”. In addition to our […]

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Wizard closes the door on magazine publishing.

Various media sites are reporting Wizard is closing its magazine. They will continue with the media and comic shows and launch a new digital magazine as well. We will have more if any of the conventions are affected. Hopefully all the staff at wizard mag will land on their feet.

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THE FLORIDA ANIME EXPERIENCE IS COMING TO ORLANDO, FLORIDA ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2011

Press Release: The convention, which focuses on Japanese animation and pop culture, is being designed and operated by staff from Florida Supercon, JACON and Wasabi Anime. (Orlando, FL, January 24, 2011) The Florida Anime Experience is a new fan convention designed to focus specifically on Japanese animation, manga and popular culture. The event, run by […]

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10 more for 2011.

May 13th-15th, 2011 Pulp Ark Batesville, AR June 10th-11th, 2011 Robert E. Howard Days Cross Plains, TX June 17th-19th, 2011 Hypericon Nashville, TN Aug 4th-7th, 2011 Mars Society Dayton, OH Sept 16th-18th, 2011

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Conventions this Weekend Jan 28th-30th, 2011

Another good variety week. Hope you all have a blast. Jan 28th-30th, 2011 Conflikt Renton, WA Creation Xena Los Angeles, CA Ohayocon Columbus, OH Owl Con Houston, TX Setsucon Penn St, PA Wam Baltimore, MD Wizard World New Orleans, LA Winter War Champaign, IL Women of Sci-fi Dallas, TX

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Charlotte Minicon

Went to the Charlotte Minicon today hosted at the awesome Palmer building. Its a pretty cool place for a convention but super small. This convention has really big name comic book guests, the only problem is they are crammed into a small area. There was probably about 20 dealers total so this con is great […]

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