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JOE KUBERT TO BE “SPOTLIGHT” COMIC GUEST AT CHICAGO COMIC AND ENTERTAINMENT EXPO   First Guest Announcement for C2E2 Just in Time for the Holidays!!   Norwalk, CT, December 16, 2011:  Comic legend Joe Kubert has agreed to appear at the third annual Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2). This will be Mr. Kubert’s first appearance at […]

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Chicon “7 Days of Christmas” sale

Chicon 7, next year’s Worldcon, will be selling attending memberships at a discount December 20-26. Adult memberships will be $15 off, young adult memberships will be $10 off, and family rates will be discounted by an unannounced amount. See the full press release here.

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Naka-kon announces guests.

Overland Park, Kans. – Naka-Kon has announced its first three guests for 2012. Returning this year will be the much loved Naka-Kon regular, artist Amelie Belcher. Joining this year will be voice actress Colleen Clinkenbeard, known for her lead role in One Piece, as the voice of Monkey D. Luffy! Also in the voice actress category, Naka-Kon is proud […]

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Santa con!

Been a while since we checking in on Santacon.

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16 more convention dates.

July 12th-15th, 2012 Ascendio Orlando, FL Aug 3rd-5th, 2012 Roundcon Columbia, SC Sept 22nd-24th, 2012 Buckeye Game Fest Columbus, OH Oct 11th-14th, 2012 Sirens Portland, OR Tsubasacon Huntington, WV Capclave, Washington, DC Ny Comic Con/ Anime Fest New York, NY Oct 18th-20th, 2012 Wincon Dallas, TX Albacon Albany, NY Anime Banzai Layton, UT Dark Carnival […]

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TAFF winner announced

While the official site has not yet been updated with vote totals (not surprisingly as it’s the middle of the night where the webmaster is), the winner of the current Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund election has been revealed: Jacqueline Monahan! Congratulations to Ms. Monahan, who will be representing North America at next year’s UK national sf […]

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4 conventions this Weekend Dec 16th-18th, 2011

The final weekend of 2011 and the weekend before christmas this year has 4 mighty conventions to enjoy. Need that last minute fandom fix? Here you go. Dec 16th-18th, 2011 Anime Crossroads Indianapolis, IN Bishiecon St. Louis, MO Holiday Matsuri Orlando, FL Toy And Hobby Show Raleigh, NC

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Updated Creations 2012 shows.

Some of these shows changed dates. Nice to see the Grand Slam back on Creations schedule after a year hiatus. Feb 4th-5th, 2012 Creation Supernatural Nashville, TN May 4th-6th, 2012 Creation Star Trek Philadelphia, PA May 19th-20th, 2012 Creation Twilight Kansas City, MO June 9th-10th, 2012 Creation Star Trek Nashville, TN July 6th-8th, 2012 Creation […]

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Stan Lee comes to New Orleans

POW!’s Comic Book Legend Stan Lee To Attend 2012 Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con Iconic Creator, Personality Joins Celebrities, Superstar Artists January 28-29 At Ernest N. Morial Convention Center NEW YORK and NEW ORLEANS, December 8, 2011 – Stan Lee, the legendary comic book writer, editor, actor, producer, publisher, and current Chairman and Chief […]

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Mariehamn bid clarified

There has been online debate the last few days as to how serious the “Mariehamn in 2016” Worldcon bid is. The person behind the bid, Eemeli Aro, has now stated, “[T]he primary purpose of this effort is indeed to have fun. In other words, if we end up on the ballot, and win, we’ll actually […]

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Press release: Egocon

EgoCon     March 17, 2012  ( a family event encompassing science, fantasy, art, games, LARP, and more, inc. longer hours 9:30AM-11PM) At the Elizabeth Inn, Plover, WI. (Hwy. 54 & I-39 / 51)   Guests for 2012 include Daleks Sec & Caan (and their operators Dave Duca & Mike Gliemi), Stevens Point Paranormal researchers, J. R. Turner – […]

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Big Easy Beam: William Shatner To Attend 2012 Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con

Iconic Star of “Star Trek,” “T.J. Hooker,” “Boston Legal” To Appear Saturday, January 28 At Ernest N. Morial Convention Center NEW YORK and NEW ORLEANS, December 5, 2011 – William Shatner, who has starred in popular television series and movies for more than five decades, will attend 2012 Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, it […]

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Talking Amazing Arizona Comic Con with Jimmy Jay

There are few things as exciting to me as a new con. So, it was with great regret that I was forced to miss last year’s Amazing Arizona Comic-Con (AACC). That being said, I won’t make that mistake again and am excitedly counting down the days to this year’s AACC January 6th-8th in Mesa, AZ. […]

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Conventions this Weekend Dec 9th-11th, 2011

Dec 9th-11th, 2011 Creation Twilight Orlando, Fl Nuke The Fridge San Jose, CA Starbase Indy Indianapolis, IN

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New Worldcon bids

Two new Worldcon bids were announced at Smofcon’s Fannish Inquisition session: one for a return to Montréal in 2019, and one for Mariehamn, Finland in 2016. Neither appears to have an online presence yet. Update 12/4: Mariehamn now has a Web site. The current bid lineup now looks like this: 2014: London, unopposed 2015: Spokane […]

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Smofcon 30 to Philadelphia

Word is just in from Amsterdam that next year’s edition of Smofcon, the pre-eminent convention for con-runners, will be in Philadelphia, November 30th-December 2nd. The theme is “Building a Winning Team: The Right Player for the Right Position”. For more information, see the Smofcon 30 Web site or its Facebook page.

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Anime-ZAP changes dates and location

Anime-ZAP is moving one week earlier and changing hotels. If you have reservations, it’s time to rebook, fast! Here is their press release: Anime-ZAP! 2012 has announced that the convention has moved one week earlier, and to a new location. The convention will now be held at the Four Points Hotel in Downtown Peoria from […]

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11 more dates for you!

April 6th-8th, 2012 Frolicon Atlanta, GA Sept 1st-2nd, 2012 Sabotecon Phoenix, AZ Sept 21st-23rd, 2012 FenconAddison, TX Killercon Las Vegas, NV Sept 28th-30th, 2012 Anime Weekend Atlanta Atlanta, GA Klingon Feast Daytona Beach, FL Vcon Vancouver, BC Jemcon St. Louis, MO Rainfurfest Seatac, WA Oct 12th-14th, 2012 A.P.E. San Fransico, CA Archon 35 St. Louis, […]

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