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Conventions this Weekend Aug 26th-28th, 2011

August 26th-28th, 2011 Armadillo Con Austin, TX Bubonicon Alberquerqe, NM Context Columbus, OH Creation Twilight Cinncinatti, OH Creation Supernatural Vancouver, BC Fan Expo Toronto, ON Mechacon New Orleans, LA Pax Prime Seattle, WA Picon Enfield, CT

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Worldcon day 4: Brain food

The big news of the day is of course that San Antonio will host the 2013 Worldcon. LoneStarCon 3‘s guests will be James Gunn, Norman Spinrad, Ellen Datlow, Darrell K. Sweet, Willie Siros, Leslie Fish, and Joe R. Lansdale, with Paul Cornell serving as toastmaster. I’m particularly excited for Leslie Fish, the best-known filker there […]

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24 conventions added to the sidebar. June 2012 is getting full.

Sept 15th-17th, 2012 Faerieworlds Harvest Oregon Feb 10th-12th, 2012 Faeriecon West Seattle, WA March 29th-April 1st, 2012 Mythic Faire Atlanta, GA May 17th-20th, 2012 Nebula Awards Arlignton, VA May 30th-June 3rd, 2012 Origins Columbus, OH June 1st-3rd, 2012 Blackbeard Pirate Hampton, VA A-kon Dallas, TX Duckcon Naperville, IL June 7th-10th, 2012 Anime Next Somerset, NJ […]

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Photo credit San Diego Shooter

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Worldcon day 3: Otherworldliness

I think I have been remiss in failing to describe the setting. The convention center is connected to the hotel housing the con office, con suite, and party floors, which is the Atlantis Hotel & Casino. Yes, casino. This is the first convention I’ve ever been to where getting breakfast involves wending my way through […]

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Stan Lee Baltimore Schedule

Stan Lee Signing and Photo Op Schedule for Baltimore Comic-Con Announced   BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 18, 2011 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce the schedule of Autograph and Photo Op Sessions with Guest of Honor Stan Lee taking place this weekend at the show. The show will be held on August 20-21, 2011 at the Baltimore […]

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Worldcon day 2: Getting down to business

Thursday morning saw the first official Stroll With the Stars of this convention attended by over 100 people, which just goes to show that no fandom is too tiny for a get-together at Worldcon, not even morning people. This was also the morning of the Preliminary Business Meeting, which mainly exists to set the agenda […]

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Cosplay Daily

As Worldcon kicks off how about a cosplay from last years event in Australia. Photo Credit Zero g

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Bill Moseley added to Horror Weekend

BILL MOSELEY ADDED TO LINEUP!   We are proud to announce the following additions to the show: Bill Moseley is best known for his role as Otis in Rob Zombie’s House of a 1000 Corpses and The Devils Rejects. Bill can also be seen in Texas Chainsaw Masscre 2, Night of the Living Dead, Army of Darkness, Rob […]

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Kill Shakespeare at BCCC

Kill Shakespeare Celebrates Its Final Issue at Baltimore Comic-Con with Debut of ‘ShakesGeare’   BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 17, 2011 – The creators of IDW Publishing’s critically-acclaimed Kill Shakespeare comic book series will appear at the 2011 Baltimore Comic-Con this weekend to celebrate the release of the final issue of their initial story arc and also debut their “ShakesGeare” merchandise line.  […]

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Worldcon day 1: Tired already

Things I have done today: Pre-supported 2 Worldcon bids Attended 3 program items Distributed some zines Contributed to a physical wiki Tried some mysterious Russian candy in the con suite Visited 5 parties, unless I’ve already forgotten one Things I have not managed to do today: Sign up a SIG slot for a Tiger & […]

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Worldcon!

I’m in Reno for Worldcon, where I plan to be making daily posts abuot the goings-on. Actually, even though programming doesn’t start until noon today, it feels like the con has already started. I got on an Amtrak train Monday and was chatting with a group of congoers from Seattle before the train had even […]

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Cosplay Daily Darth Steampunk

Knightmare 6 Photo Source

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THE NEW YORKER MAGAZINE Cartoonist Shannon Wheeler goes Baltimore

THE NEW YORKER MAGAZINE Cartoonist and TOO MUCH COFFEE MAN Creator Shannon Wheeler Joins the Baltimore Comic-Con Guest List!   BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 16, 2011 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is excited to announce the addition of THE NEW YORKER MAGAZINE cartoonist and TOO MUCH COFFEE MAN creator Shannon Wheeler to the lineup of guests for this year’s show, […]

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DC announces guests at NYCC

  DC ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES TOP TALENT FROM DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 TO ATTENDNEW YORK COMIC CON   Norwalk, CT, August 15, 2011: Top talent from DC Comics-The New 52 will be attending this year’s New York Comic Con (NYCC). The annual pop culture extravaganza will include guests Mahmud Asrar, Brian Azzarello, Greg Capullo, Cliff Chiang, Tony Daniel, Dan DiDio, […]

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Baltimore Panel Schedule

Baltimore Comic-Con Panel Announcement, Costume Contest Update!   BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 15, 2011 – At last it can be revealed! After months of planning and plotting – here it is. It’s the panel schedule for the 2011 Baltimore Comic-Con!  Update:  We’ve listened to our fans and the costume contest has been rescheduled. It will now be held at 3:00pm […]

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Neal Adams joins Baltimore

Legendary Artist Neal Adams Joins the Baltimore Comic-Con Guest List!   BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 15, 2011 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is elated to announce the addition of Silver Age artist and creator-rights advocate, Neal Adams, to the line-up of guests for this year’s show, taking place the weekend of August 20-21, 2011.  Neal Adams began his career in […]

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10 Convention Dates Added!

Nov 11th-13th, 2011 Anthocon Portsmouth, NH Feb 10th-12th, 2012 Scifi Expo Dallas, TX May 18th,19th, 2012 Ufo Fest McMinnville, OR May 18th-20th, 2012 Big Wow Comic San Jose, CA Dallas Comiccon Dallas, TX Keycon Winnepeg, MB May 26th-28th, 2012 Anime Oasis Boise, ID Conquest Kansas City, KS Florida Anime Orlando, FL Wonderfest Louisville, KY

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