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20 more convention dates added.

July 30th, 2011 DC Zinefest Washington, DC Sept 29th-Oct 2nd, 2011 Klingon Feast Daytona Beach, FL Oct 14th-16th, 2011 Babelcon Baton Rougue, LA Oct 28th-30th, 2011 Eyecon Vampire Diaries Atlanta, GA Nov 11th-13th, 2011 Anime Vegas Las Vegas, NV Jan 6th-7th, 2012 Kotoricon Sewell, NJ Jan 13th-15th, 2012 Deconpression Columbus, OH Feb 17th-19th, 2012 Anime […]


Unparalleled Comikaze Expo Launches November 5-6, 2011 at the

Los Angeles Convention Cenrer with Stan Lee and Elvira Cutting Edge Pop Culture Expo With Strong Focus on Comics, Horror, Sci-Fi, Anime and Gaming Enables Fans to Unleash Their Inner Geek Beverly Hills, Calif., (May 2011) – Comikaze Expo, the largest multimedia pop culture, comic book, horror and gaming convention in Los Angeles, has set […]


The shape of Worldcon bids to come

Worldcon has an interesting bid situation right now. Worldcon sites are selected 2 years beforehand, so bids typically show up 4-5 years before the year the bid is for, and more often than not, there are two or more bids for the same year. In the last year or so, however, we’ve seen bids operating […]


Conventions this Weekend June 3rd-5th, 2011

I’m hitting Heroescon on saturday. Wheres everyone else going? June 3rd-5th, 2011 American Burlesque & Sideshow Festival Asheville, NC Blackbeard Pirate Hampton, VA


Baltimore Comic Con guests news

The Baltimore Comic-Con has just added a slew of fan-favorite creators to the growing list of talent for this year’s show. Cully Hamner, Craig Rousseau, Todd Dezago, Brian Stelfreeze, and Karl Story will all be in attendance when the show rolls into Baltimore on August 20-21, 2011. Cully Hamner, one of the original members of […]


Spokane in 2015 Worldcon bid

Today saw the announcement of a bid to bring Worldcon to Spokane, WA in 2015. The bid chair is Alex von Thorn, and the bid is being run under the auspices of SWOC, which runs two yearly conventions and has been responsible for a number of Westercons, including next year’s. This means that there are […]


Nekocon announces it’s first Industry Guest of 2011!

Nekocon is pleased to announce that it will host Funimation as it’s first Industry Guest of 2011. They will be located in our dealers room with a special booth setup for attendees to enjoy, and be providing panels where you can get a sneak peak of things to come! Make sure you stop by and […]


PR: Renovation (Worldcon) Memorial Day membership sale

Renovation is pleased to announce a special Memorial Day sale on Adult Attending memberships. Adult Attending rates will be reduced to $180, a discount of $15, for all adults joining online through the Renovation website on Memorial Day, May 30. An equivalent reduction will also apply to adults upgrading from Supporting to Attending status. The […]


– Voice Actor, producer, director and writer Tony Oliver to appear at Otakon 2011.

Press Release Tony Oliver began his career over 25 years ago as an actor on stage and on camera, performing in several feature films and dozens of plays. His first foray into television was as the lead voice in the popular animated series Robotech. In 1992 Tony was tapped to help create a new kind […]


Natsucon guest news.

Press Release NatsuCon, the premeire summer anime convention in the greater St. Louis area, will be taking place August 12th-14th at the Gateway Center in Collinsville, IL. Registration is currently open and weekend passes are available for $25. NatsuCon has announced it’s first wave of guests, featuring returning guests The Nerdfit Network. The Nerdfit Network […]


3 Fanime Press Releases

FanimeCon 2011 Announces Japanese Rock Icon Yoshiki as a Guest of Honor San Jose, CA (May 22, 2011) – FanimeCon 2011 announces surprise Guest of Honor, Yoshiki. The talented co-founder of X Japan will hold a panel and autograph session in the evening on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at the San Jose Convention Center. Yoshiki […]


Alternative Press Expo (APE) Announces Special Guests for 2011

Beaton, Clowes, Thompson, Tomine, and Wheeler Headline the Indie Comics Show San Francisco – Coming off its biggest year yet in 2010 with attendance topping 5,500, the Alternative Press Expo (APE), returns to San Francisco this fall at The Concourse Exhibition Center. The Expo, taking place Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, will again […]


2011 Fan Expo Canada™ Reveals Powerhouse Lineup of Comic Guests!

Rare appearance by legendary Kubert comic book family and Bone creator Jeff Smith headline the massive four-day Comic Book Expo Toronto, ON (May 5, 2011) – Fan Expo Canada™ Canada’s premier and largest gaming, horror, comic, science fiction and anime event, today announced its highly anticipated lineup of celebrity guests in the comic medium including industry […]


SFX Weekender discount offer

As detailed here, SFX Weekender is offering a 10% discount plus up to 6 people for the price of 4, if you make your booking by the end of May. SFX Weekender 3 (flash required) will be held February 2-5, 2012 in Prestatyn Sands, North Wales. Ticket prices for 2012 run £125-£200 per person at […]


PR: AniMinneapolis adds Chris Cason

AniMinneapolis is glad to welcome Chris Cason to the Minneapolis anime convention happening July 8-10, 2011. Guests for Anime Minneapolis now include Quinton Flynn, Chris Rager, Spike Spencer, Shannon Townsend, Richard Townsend, YT Cracker, Dr. Awkward, and Chris Cason. AniMinneapolis will occur at The Northland Inn in Brooklyn Park, MN, a suburb of Minneapolis.


Conventions this weekend May 27th-29th, 2011

The biggest weekend of the year for conventions is upon us. Where might you be going? May 27th-29th, 2011 Animazement Raleigh, NC Anime Oasis Boise, ID


FanimeCon Announces Return of Beloved Japanese Guests to FanimeCon 2011

Press release – FanimeCon welcomes back two Guests of Honor: GAINAX founder Hiroyuki Yamaga and pop idol Halko Momoi. These guests have inspired and excited fans at previous conventions, and they will return to the San Jose Convention Center over Memorial Day Weekend for FanimeCon 2011. As one of the founders of GAINAX, Hiroyuki Yamaga has […]

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