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Am2 welcomes Sadie

Fans get ready to rock out as AM2 proudly welcomes one of the most hottest and biggest visual kei bands from Japan … Sadie to this summer’s most anticipated anime, manga and music convention this coming 4th of July weekend. More info and rules can be found at www.am2con.org With elements of heavy metal interwoven […]

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Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD) appoints Greg Suess to its Board of Directors

Press Release: NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2011 – Wizard World, Inc. (Symbol: WIZD) announced today that Greg Suess has joined Wizard World’s Board of Directors.  Greg will help facilitate the planned growth and strategic direction of Wizard World, with the goal of leveraging Wizard World’s intellectual property assets across the entertainment industry.  […]

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Eisner winners coming to Wizard

Eisner Award Hall Of Famer Neal Adams To Attend Wizard World Big Apple Comic Con, May 21-22 Veteran Of More Than 50 Years In Comics Joins Nearly 150 Top Creators, 13 Other Eisner Award Winners At Manhattan’s Penn Plaza Pavilion NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 – Neal Adams, who was inducted into the Eisner Award’s […]

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Celebrate Independents at This Year’s Baltimore Comic-Con

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – May 16, 2011 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy announce the addition of Indy comics creators Dean Haspiel, Thom Zahler, Brad Guigar, Tim Truman, and Neil Vokes to the line-up of this year’s show, taking place August 20-21, 2011. Dean Haspiel broke into the comic scene in the mid-1980s, working as an […]

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Kalafina to perform at Anime Expo

Press release- Anime Expo, North America’s largest anime and manga celebration, is proud to present a live concert with the chart-topping, female Japanese pop trio, Kalafina, when it returns to the L.A. Convention Center from July 1 – 4, 2011. Along with the hit-making sound producer Yuki Kajiura, Kalafina has provided memorable songs for popular […]

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Six flags comic con?

Found the below news interesting? Six flags is holding a mini con. Fan favorite artist Sean Chen will be a featured creator at the Six Flags Great Comic Book Adventure Comicon! His best known works include… Wolverine, Iron Man, Elektra and X-Men The End… but that’s just a fraction of his amazing creations! He will […]

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Big Apple Programming.

James Marsters Q&A, Reception, Seminar, ‘Harry Potter’ Panel With Tom Felton, Disney ‘They Spoke Out’ Screening Highlight Wizard World Big Apple Comic Con Programming Morena Baccarin, Chandler Riggs Q&A’s, Evening ‘Drink & Draw,’ ‘Wizard School,’ and Costume Contests Also On Tap For May 21-22 at Penn Plaza Pavilion NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 – Wizard […]

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Am2 announces more music guests,

Press release: This summer’s most anticipated anime, manga and music convention AM2 is proud to welcome “Video Games Live” artist Icarus Kid and super “kawaii” (cute) American J-Pop group the Ajuku Girls to perform on the Summer Festival stage this 4th of July weekend. More info can be found at www.am2con.org “We are honored to […]

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Conventions This Weekend May 20th-22nd, 2011

May 20th-22nd, 2011 Anime Central Rosemont, IL Another Game ConHudson, OH Big Apple Spring Show New York, NY Big Wow Comic San Jose, CA Cult Fiction Drive-IN Jacksonville, Fl Dallas Comiccon Dallas, TX East Coast Black Age of Comics Philly, PA (Sat) Fanaticon Asheville, NC Imagicon (Cancelled) Keycon Winnepeg, MB Las Vegas Supercon Henderson, NV […]

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12 more con dates for you.

June 10th-11th, 2011 Haunted America Midwest Jacksonville, IL Aug 5th-7th, 2011 Mysterium Boston, MA Oct 7th-9th, 2011 Central Texas Paranormal Austin, TX Oct 28th-30th, 2011 Vulcan Away Mission Orlando, FL Nov 4th-6th, 2011 Neoncon Las Vegas, NV Feb 17th-19th, 2012 Megacon Orlando, FL Feb 24th-26th, 2012 Anachrocon Atlanta, GA March 2nd-4th, 2012 Intercon Chelmsford, MA […]

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Tawain

I’m leaving tomorrow for a trip to Tapei, Tawain. I’ve never been around the world before and am super excited. Never fear though, con-news.com has posts preloaded and will keep running as always while I’m gone. Depending on my internet connectivity, may be a lot of text based posts with no pictures for the next […]

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Heroes adds McGuiness,

We reported on the other guests earlier this week, the following bit comes from the Heroes email. “THURSDAY’S GUEST LIST UPDATE!Ed McGuinness is leading the charge on today’s guest list update! Ed’s Capcom-influenced art style has helped blur the lines between Eastern and Western interpretations of Marvel and DC’s iconic superheroes. With great runs on […]

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10 more con dates 4 you!

May 27th-29th, 2011 Comicpalooza Houston, TX June 3rd-5th, 2011 Saturday Nightmares Horror show Rutherford, NJ June 23rd-26th, 2011 Alberquerque Comic Alber, NM Sept 9th-11th, 2011 Glitchcon Bentonville, AR Sept 23rd-25th, 2011 Erie Anime Erie, PA Oct 27th-30th, 2011 Animeland Remonedo Bloomington, MN March 2nd-4th, 2012 Creation Supernatural Burbank, CA March 30th-April 1st, 2012 Kappacon Milwaukee, […]

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Heroes gets more guests.

Press: HeroesCon is very happy to announce that Neal Adams will be attending HeroesCon 2011! Neal is a living legend known for bringing a realism to superhero comics that didn’t exist before his arrival. Illustrating classic comics like Green Lantern #76 (pictured), Strange Adventures (creating the definitive look for Deadman), and many more, Neal went […]

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***Media Alert – New Media Film Festival***

Who 2nd Annual New Media Film Festival featuring the best creative content crossing screens from silver to mobile. The New Media Film Festival is an IMDb qualifier festival helping filmmakers with distribution, monetization and exposure to a wider audience while being judged by top industry leaders. What The 2nd Annual New Media Film Festival has […]

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Baltimore Comic-Con Brings the Classics to Charm City

  BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – May 10, 2011 – They say that a classic never goes out of style and that statement couldn’t be truer of the creators just added to the line-up of this year’s show! We are proud to announce the addition of Nick Cardy, Jose-Luis Garcia-Lopez, Kevin Nowlan, and Michael Golden to the […]

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The North American Discworld Convention 2011

July 8 – 11, Madison WI – http://www.nadwcon.org http://http://www.nadwcon.org May Newsletter Two months to go before the Discworld collides with Madison! This month we hope to increase levels of anticipation with news about upcoming programming, parties and other fun! Designed by The Morpheus Company, the 2011 NADWCon pendant is now available! Cast in bronze or […]

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Conventions this weekend May 12th-15th, 2011

May 12-15th, 2011 Camp Blood Addison, TX Creation Twilight Hartford, Ct Dicehead Siege, Chattanooga, TN Faerie Fest Marlboro, MD Full Moon Horror Nashville, TN Morphicon Columbus, OH Motor City Con Novi, MI Nola Comic Con New Orleans, LA Outlantacon/Gaylaxicon Atlanta, GA Pulp Ark Batesville, AR Scadcon Savannah, GA Tigercon Memphis, TN Ufo Fest McMinnville, OR […]

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