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Baltimore Comic-Con’s Happy New Year!    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – December 31, 2011 - Happy New Year to the friends and partners of the Baltimore Comic-Con!  The show may not be until September 8-9, 2012, but we’ve been very busy lately lining up some absolutely amazing guests for our 13th annual event! We are very proud to announce […]

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8 dates added.

Jan 5th-8th, 2012 Atlanta Game Fest Atlanta, GA Feb 17th-19th, 2012 Dead Winter London, KY March 23rd-25th, 2012 Mad Monster Party Charlotte, NC April 13th-15th, 2012 Actionfest Asheville, NC June 9th-10th, 2012 Con Kasterborous Huntsville, AL July 19th-22nd, 2012 Historicon Fredericksburg, VA Aug 3rd-5th, 2012 Mars Society Pasadena, CA Sept 21st-23rd, 2012 Ramencon Merryville, IN

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Naka-Kon Books BLOOD STAIN CHILD as Musical Guest for 2012

For Immediate Release December 28, 2011 Overland Park, Ks. – The Melodic Death Metal/Trance Metal band BLOOD STAIN CHILD will perform at the Overland Park Convention Center in February as Naka-Kon 2012’s musical guest of honor. Formerly known as Vision Quest, the band changed its name to BLOOD STAIN CHILD one year after its formation. The band’s members include vocalist Sophia, […]

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CONvergence rates about to go up!

  Quick Reminder! The registration rate for CONvergence 2012 goes up after December 31, 2011. That’s just three (3) days away! Right now you can register for CONvergence 2012 for $50. After Saturday the rate goes up to $60. And don’t forget, after May 15, at the door registration goes up to $100. So please take […]

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Nakakon adds 3 more.

Overland Park, Kans. – Naka-Kon has announced yet another three guests for 2012. First up, as a cosplay guest, we have expert craftswoman Aleathia Burns. Voice actor and industry expert, Chris Cason, known for his role as Gluttony in Fullmetal Alchemist will be joining us as well. Finally, our last voice actor for this year is the ever popular Steve Blum, […]

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Convention this Weekend Dec 30th-Jan 1st, 2012

Just one this weekend as Ikkicon in Texas ends 2011 and Starts 2012 for the convention world! Dec 30th-Jan 1st, 2012 Ikkicon Austin, TX

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Mesa, AZ is Heating Up for Amazing Arizona Comic-Con

With only 15 days to go until the first con of 2012, things are heating up in Mesa, AZ as Amazing Arizona Comic-Con (AACC) continues to prep their sophomore show. For those located in the Arizona/California/Nevada/New Mexico area, this is a “must attend” comic event. Here is the latest info on their guest list:

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays Everyone! Petrea or Shawn may still make a few posts between now and Christmas, but I’m taking a few days off to prepare for family visiting, and just because after 4 almost 5 years of doing this, I think I can :> I hope everyone has a great Holiday and as always thanks […]

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Media fans sought for reality show

Anime News Network reports that 495 Productions, the people who brought you Jersey Shore, are seeking participants for an “experimental documentary series”. Applicants should be “self-identified pop culture fanatics from the worlds of comics, graphic novels, sci-fi, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television.” There’s no information on what to expect about the general […]

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Days of the Dead Atlanta news.

DAYS OF THE DEAD II (Atlanta) Adds TYLER MANE To Their Guest Line Up It is with great pleasure that DAYS OF THE DEAD announces actor and former wrestler,TYLER MANE, to it’s DAYS OF THE DEAD II show happening March 9th-11th, 2012, in Peachtree City, GA. After retiring from professional wrestling, Mane has appeared in […]

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Baltimore to host next North American Discworld Convention

The next North American Discworld Convention will be held in Baltimore, MD, July 5th-8th, 2013. Bids are now open to host the 2015 convention. The official site has not been updated yet, but more information is available in the announcement here.

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Naka kon announces more guests.

Overland Park, Kans. – Naka-Kon has announced three more guests for 2012. First off, we have another return Guest. Last year, they came as panelists, but they were so popular, we brought them back as official Guests. It’s the comedy improvisation group Take One Productions. Next, we have our second artist, a first time Naka Kon […]

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Hulk out

Easy Being Green: ‘The Incredible Hulk’ Lou Ferrigno Added To 2012 Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con Celebrity Roster Former Mr. Universe, Star of Popular ‘Hulk’ Series to Attend Event, January 28-29 At Ernest N. Morial Convention Center NEW YORK and NEW ORLEANS, December 19, 2011 – Lou Ferrigno, best known for his role in […]

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CONvergence news for December

CONvergence 2012 Registration Rate Reminder This is just a quick reminder that the registration rates for CONvergence 2012 go up after December 31. The current rate is $50 and will rise to $60 on January 1! We will send another notice three days before then. You can register for the convention a number of ways, so […]

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New directions for Wizard World

Comics Beat has an interview with the new chairman of Wizard World, Mike Mathews. His immediate focus appears to be rebuilding relationships with ex-customers and Wizard’s industry peers. As for the future: “We’ve rebuilt wizardworld.com and are in the process of becoming a vertical ad network similar to Complex and Break.com. We are also running […]

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19 2012 conventions added for you!

Feb 18th-19th, 2012 Beyondcon Gig Harbor, WA March 2nd-4th, 2012 Fannatiku St. George, UT Eyecon Vampire Atlanta, GA Steel City Con Pittsburgh, PA March 16th-18th, 2012 Princecon Princeton, NJ March 23rd-25th, 2012 Nerdcon Omaha, NE April 13th-15th, 2012 Kingdomcon San Diego, CA Mich Pinball Rochester, MI April 21st-22nd, 2012 Fan Expo Canada Vancouver, ON (hat […]

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Conventions this Weekend Dec 23rd-25th, 2011

Suprise! None! Happy Holidays!

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Gallifrey 2012 Update

February’s huge Dr. Who con is entering its final stages. As such, prices are immenently rising, so take care of tickets now. Here is a quick update from their site:

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