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Thor!

  Baltimore Comic-Con Welcomes Walter Simonson in Time for Thor Release   BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – April 29, 2011 – Just in time for the release of Marvel Studio’s motion picture Thor, which opens on May 6, 2011, the Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce classic Thor writer/artist Walter Simonson as a confirmed guest for this year’s […]

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Wizard World Inc. Announces Los Angeles Comic Con

Famed Brazilian Artist Mike Deodato Jr. To Be Premier Guest of Honor NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2011 – Gareb Shamus, President and CEO of Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD)(“Wizard World”), today announced the addition of a Los Angeles Comic Con to Wizard World’s 2011 lineup.  The show will take place on Sept. 24-25, […]

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CONvergence news,

From email, CONvergence Progress Report 2 is Online! Progress Report 2 is at the printer and will be mailed next week to those who requested a hardcopy, or for those on our distribution list for whom we do not have an email address. For the rest of you, or for anyone who wants an early […]

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Steamcon III: A steampunk convention

Press Release:  Hyatt Regency Bellevue  October 14-16, 2011 Tickets available online or at the door.   Call it Victorian science fiction, altered history, or yesterday’s tomorrows; steampunk has captured the imaginations and hearts of many people.   Seattle’s first steampunk convention, Steamcon drew over 1,300 fans its first year and 2,200 in its second year.    […]

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FanimeCon 2011 Announces Director Seiji Mizushima as a Guest of Honor

San Jose, CA (April 28, 2011) – FanimeCon welcomes Seiji Mizushima as a Guest of Honor. Anime fans will have the opportunity to interact with the accomplished anime director during FanimeCon 2011, which is being held at the San Jose Convention Center over Memorial Day Weekend. Mr. Mizushima has been in the anime industry for […]

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20 dates added!

June 11th-13th, 2011 Concentric Itasca, IL July 10th, 2011 The Big Crafty Asheville, NC Aug 6th-7th, 2011 Portland Zine Portland, OR Aug 14th-18th, 2011 qep’a’Reno, NV Sept 2nd-5th, 2011 TCEP Laurel, MD SF Zine Fest San Fransico, CA Sept 11th, 2011 ACEC Columbus, OH Sept 17th-19th, 2011 Montreal Comic Con Montreal, QB Sept 23rd-25th, 2011 […]

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FanimeCon 2011 Announces Manga Artist Ryusuke Hamamoto as a Guest of Honor

San Jose, CA (April 27, 2011) – FanimeCon welcomes Ryusuke Hamamoto as a Guest of Honor. The manga artist will hold panels and an autograph session at FanimeCon 2011, which will be held over Memorial Day Weekend at the San Jose Convention Center. Mr. Hamamoto is known for his Petit Eva series, which is based […]

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Jeff Smith returns to Baltimore Comic-Con!

Jeff Smith Returns to the Baltimore Comic-Con!   Bone 20th Anniversary Collection Makes Its East Coast Debut in Baltimore BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – April 26, 2011 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is excited to announce the addition of renowned cartoonist Jeff Smith to the growing line-up of creators for this year’s show, taking place August 20-21, 2011.  […]

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Torchwood stars come to Wizard Chicago

TORCHWOOD STARS COMING TO WIZARD WORLD CHICAGO! Torchwood is a British science fiction television program created by Russell T. Davies. The series is a spin-off from Davies’ 2005 revival of the long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who, which has a family audience. Torchwood stars Gareth David-Lloyd & Kai Owen, Ianto Jones & Rhys Williams are […]

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Wizard Philly Celebrity lineup,

Bruce Campbell, Adam Baldwin, Pam Grier, Vivica A. Fox, Julie Benz, Billy Dee Williams Among Headliners At Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, June 17-18-19 At Pennsylvania Convention Center Michael Biehn, Alaina Huffman, Julia Benson, Adam West, Burt Ward, John Schneider, Richard Roundtree, Mimi Rogers Among 500+ Celebrity Guests, Leading Comics Artists, Creative Directors NEW YORK […]

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Steel City Con Summer News

Steel City Con July 29-31, 2011 Fri 2-8pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-4pm Monroeville Convention Center Celebrity Guests:   Lindsay Wagner (“Jaime Sommers” from The Bionic Woman)                             Margot Kidder (“Lois Lane” from Superman)                             Jeremy Bulloch (“Boba Fett from Star Wars)                             Betsy Russell (“Jill Tuck” from the SAW films)                             Torrie Wilson (former WWE Diva!) […]

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J-Pop Group FLOW to Perform at Anime Central and FanimeCon

Rosemont, IL / San Jose, CA (April 22, 2011) – Anime Central and FanimeCon announced today that the internationally renowned Japanese pop band FLOW will perform live at their annual conventions. FLOW is visiting the United States to promote their new album, FLOW ANIME BEST. They will perform in Rosemont, IL, on Friday night, May […]

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Starbase Indy April Newsletter

From April Newsletter: Starbase Indy is back on a NEW DATE! Great Scott!  Dr. Brown, there has been an anomaly in the space/time continuum.  That nasty Q has been at it again.  Starbase Indy will NOT be held on Thanksgiving weekend.  Fire up the DeLorean and start saving garbage!  Make sure the flux capacitor is […]

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Conventions This Weekend April 28th-May 1st, 2011

Lots coming up this weekend. I’m gonna be selling my creatures at the Columbia Anime Con in SC. See you there. April 28th-May 1st, 2011 Bayoucon Lake Charles, La Canadian Steampunk Toronto, ON Columbia Anime Con Columbia, SC Bayoucon Lake Charles, LA Costume Con 29 Hasbrouck Heights, NJ Creation Supernatural Nashville, TN Demicon Des Moines, […]

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New Orleans Worldcon bid

New Orleans hosted the World Science Fiction Convention in 1951 and 1988. Now, just as it prepares for CONtraflow, the first full-spectrum convention there since Hurricane Katrina, plans are afoot to put together a Worldcon bid for 2018. So far, there’s no Web site, just an address for interested parties to contact: neworleansin2018@gmail.com.

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Hugos at Eastercon, Norwescon, and online

The Hugo Awards are the oldest in science fiction, and are presented each year at the World Science Fiction Convention. This year’s Worldcon, Renovation, will be announcing this year’s nominees worldwide at 2pm PDT (9pm UTC) on Sunday, April 24th as follows: At Norwescon: in Maxi’s Ballroom (14th floor) At Eastercon: Queens Hall, 10pm local […]

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San Japan Announces Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe As Japanese Guest Of Honor

Famous Japanese director and seiyu to appear in the Alamo City SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – April 21st, 2011 – San Japan, San Antonio’s major Japanese Culture and Anime Convention, has announced that anime director and seiyu Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe will be a Japanese Guest Of Honor for the upcoming convention happening on August 5th-7th, 2011. […]

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Skynet

Remember, Skynet is now up and self aware. And if The Sarah Connor Chronicles are to be believed we all die tommorow. Oh well, also in less than a 100 years we will be traveling at Warp Speed. And in just a few years Marty Mcfly will be flying around on his hoverboard. How cool […]

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