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Westercon 64 Announces Special Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 20, 2011  This Fourth of July weekend sees Westercon 64, the 2011 West Coast Science Fantasy Conference, coming to downtown San Jose. Westercon 64 will include several special events in its schedule in addition to traditional SF/F convention programming. Among the special events planned is a performance of a radio-style play […]


Anime Orlando news.

Anime Festival Orlando 12 Announces Additional Guest   Orlando, FL (June 20, 2011) – Anime Festival Orlando 12 has announced an additional guest for this year’s event.  AFO already had a guest list full of talented fan favorites confirmed for the show whose work has impacted the anime community.  Recently, though, they were able expand […]


Wizard Philly returns June 1st-3rd in 2012

Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2012 Dates & First Guests Announced International Superstar Artists Mike Deodato Jr., Ariel Olivetti Plus Greg Hildebrandt, Michael Golden, Mark Texeira And Newly Announed Batman Artist Greg Capullo Commit Early For June 1-2-3, 2012, At Pennsylvania Convention Center NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, June 20, 2011 – Following a record-setting weekend […]


Florida Supercon news.

Greetings! Florida Supercon is just 2 weeks away. Get ready for FSC 2011 this July 1-4, 2011 in Miami, FL.      All the info you need can be found at our website, including guests, events, ticket info and more! CLICK HERE to get your tickets online now or go directly to You […]


Conventions this Weekend June 23rd-26th, 2011

Some long running shows like Origins, and some new upstarts as well. I’ve been to both Trek shows. Expo is really well run, while Trek Fest is a town festival more than a Star Trek con. Anyone going to any of these? June 23rd-26th, 2011 Alberquerque Comic Alber, NM Apollocon Houston, TX Anthrocon Pittsburgh, PA […]



Press release: OCTOBER 7-9, 2011 ANNOUNCING….      the newly updated Spooky Empire site! We’ve just launched our new website just in time for the Ultimate Horror Weekend! Be sure to stop by and check out the new site and some of the cool new features we’ve added.   Visit the Gallery and see a photo […]


It’s Free RPG day.

Much like Free Comic Book Day, today is Free RPG Day across the country. So if your not out conventioning today perhaps a vist to your local game dealer is in order. Free Rpg Day Store Locator.


Baltimore News

Baltimore Comic-Con Welcomes Batman #1 Artist, Greg Capullo   BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – June 10, 2011 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce the addition of super-star artist, Greg Capullo, to the line-up of creators attending this year’s show. The show, taking place on August 20-21, 2011, will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore. […]


Can’t go to the show? Stream it!

Star has announced that in partnership with Creation and Tvoop that they will be live streaming part of their June 24th-26th convention in New Jersey for a fee of 7.99 a panel. Leave it to Creation to figure out how to charge tickets to everyone. But if you really like an actor and have […]


New banner for your websites

Hey everyone, heres a new banner for your websites. You can click on it for a larger size. Also feel free to resize it. Thanks for the support.


9 more convention dates for you,

Oct 8th-9th, 2011 Pittsburgh Indy Comix Pittsburgh, PA Oct 27th-30th, 2011 Frankncon El Paso, TX Nov 4th-6th, 2011 Bottoscon Surrey, BC Jan 27th-29th, 2012 Winter War Champaign, IL Creation Xena Burbank, CA Feb 18th-19th, 2012 Creation Weekend of Horrors Burbank, CA June 9th-10th, 2012 Creation Supernatural Nashville, TN Aug 23rd-26th, 2012 Star Wars Celebration 6 […]


Cosplay Thursday: Iron Lantern

Been a while since we did one of these but with the movie coming out this weekend, this costume by nightwing59 is too good to pass up.


Brickon open for registration

Brickon taking place Sept 29th-Oct 2nd in Seattle, WA is now open for registration. Full details at the Brothers Brick Hat tip to Isaac Alexander for the news.


More Than 270 Superstar Creators Making Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con Their Canvas This Weekend

Press Release: Ramos, Cheung, Suydam, Sienkiewicz, Horn, Jimenez, Jones, Grell Among 270+ International, National and Local Artists and Writers On Hand Friday Through Sunday At Pennsylvania Convention Center NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, June 15, 2011 – More than 270 comics creators from around the world – and across the City of Brotherly Love – will […]


George Takei for your morning coffee

Video by ophiuchus4 in Vancouver.


D20 Girls and announce press partnership.

I’m super excited to announce that The D20 Girls Project and have begun a press partnership to share our resources to better serve the fandom community. Certain con-news articles will appear in the quarterly D20 magazine, and when available we will get reports from the D20 girls here on Con-news also now appears […]


Press Release: Anime Expo announces Nirgilis

Anime Expo, North America’s largest anime and manga celebration, is pleased to present a live concert featuring electronic dance act, Nirgilis, when it returns to the LA Convention Center from July 1 – 4, 2011. Famous in the Japanese music scene for their ability to fuse a variety of music styles with melodic songwriting and […]


CONvergence news!

From their email newsletter, ” CONvergence is Imminent! Updates to prep you for your convention Early badge pickup June 25 To better serve our members, CONvergence Registration is offering some exciting opportunities for you this year. First there’s a special Early Badge Pickup on Saturday, June 25 10:00am-2:00pm and 4:00-8:00pm at . You’ll need to […]

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