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Green Mustard news.

Folks at Green Mustard are expanding further into conrunning.   That’s right… we’re now running four conventions in 2012.  Here’s the latest: Late last year, the team from Wasabi Anime® got in contact with the team from the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (the folks behind Anime Expo® in California.)  The two groups have developed […]

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Staying Relevant in a Crowded Con Market: Panels & Parties with Phoenix Comicon & Comikaze Expo

While most of the “Left Coast” is busy refreshing www.comic-con.org in anticipation of WonderCon updates, I find myself glued to www.phoenixcomicon.com where there seems to be frequent activity. In addition to my addition to the flood of activity in Phoenix, more locally Comikaze Expo (whose show is still 7 months away) is keeping its name […]

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Jordancon newsletter

From the newsletter, “It’s hard to believe, but we’re only a few months away from what looks to be our biggest JordanCon yet. Those of you that have attended each JordanCon since the first one have gotten to see us grow and develop into what I truly believe is one of the best regional conventions […]

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Horror Realm Presents Women in Horror Month

Horror Realm Celebrates Women in Horror Month with Events to Benefit PAAR   Film screening & roundtable discussion to commemorate WIHM   Pittsburgh, PA – February 12, 2012 – Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, celebrates the third annual Women in Horror Month with two events in February.  Women in Horror Month (WiHM) is a service […]

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Mysterium gets its 2012 dates.

Mysterium has been scheduled for Aug 3rd-5th, 2012 in Seattle, Wa. Myst fans are now happy.

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CONvergence news!

CONvergence 2012 Registration The current Adult Registration rate is $60. On May 15 the Adult registration rate increases to $100 June 15: Pre-registration closes. All registrations after this date will have to be completed at the door of the Convention July 1: Pre-registered member badge pick-up from 2 PM to 8 PM,  in Room 135 at Convergence […]

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Momocon

Momocon sent out the below in an email to past attendees, but it has really good info in it for everyone interested in attending.   Here is some of the important information for MomoCon 2012: Date, Hours, Cost Friday March 16th: 5PM – 2AM; $15 Saturday March 17th: 10AM – 2AM; $20 Sunday March 18th: […]

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19 conventions added to the 2012 calendar!

March 16th-18th, 2012 Arkansas Anime Festival Bentonville, AR April 20th-22nd, 2012 Mepacon Clarks Summit, PA July 8th, 2012 The Big Crafty Asheville, NC July 13th-15th, 2012 Anime Southeast Sevierville, TN July 27th-29th, 2012 Faerie Worlds Eugene, OR Sept 22nd-23rd, 2012 Cinnci Comic Expo Cincinnatti, OH Oct 5th-7th, 2012 Contraflow New Orleans, LA Oct 26th-28th, 2012 […]

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Conventions this Weekend Feb 17th-19th, 2012

I’ll be at Shevacon this weekend. What conventions are you attending on this big weekend of shows. Feb 17th-19th, 2012 Animation on Display San Fransico, CA Anime Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Anime Spark Cedar Rapids, IA Beyondcon Gig Harbor, WA Boskone Boston, MA Con Of the North St. Paul, MN Connooga Chattanooga, TN Con DFW Dallas, […]

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Project Anime adds basic memberships

Project Anime has added a new $45 “badge-only” option to its membership options, saying: We want Project Anime to be accessible to the management of conventions of all sizes (and, as a result, all budgets.) Thus we have added a third conference package in an attempt to make the event more accessible […] We have […]

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6 Convention Dates Added,

May 18th-20th, 2012 XCON Myrtle Beach, SC June 27th-28th, 2012 Project Anime Los Angeles, CA Oct 11th-14th, 2012 Con On the Cob Hudson, OH Oct 18th-20th, 2012 Milehicon Denver, CO Valleycon Fargo, ND Oct 26th-28th, 2012 Flatcon Bloomington, IL

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Denver Comic Con news.

Denver Comic Con Announces High Caliber Celebirty Guests, Artists, Exhibitors And Educational Opportunities Feb. 8th, 2012, Denver CO:Denver Comic Con and Literary Conference is excited to announce a legion of celebrity guests, renowned comic book talent and international exhibitors for the Mile High City’s first full scale comic and pop culture convention. The 3 day event […]

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Ladies of Letterpress Year 2!

Use it or Lose it: Preservation and Innovation in Letterpress Printing The Ladies of Letterpress Conference August 2-5, 2012, in Asheville, North Carolina Location: Renaissance Asheville Hotel 31 Woodfin Street Asheville, NC 28801 Keynote Speaker: Abigail Rorer, The Lone Oak Press More info at www.letterpressconference.com We all had so much fun in the beautiful city of Asheville, North […]

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Project Anime, a new con-running conference

THe SPJA and Green Mustard Entertainment have teamed up to organize Project Anime, a conference aimed at anime con-runners. It will be held in Los Angeles on June 27-28, 2012 (yes, Wednesday-Thursday), leading into Anime Expo. A preliminary schedule is online here. For more information, see this press release.

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NERDIST INDUSTRIES PARTNERS WITH REEDPOP FOR 2012 EVENTS

Chris Hardwick To Emcee Top C2E2 Panels   Norwalk, CT, February 7, 2012:  ReedPOP, creators and organizers of the New York Comic Con (NYCC), the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), as well as other major events in the popular culture world, and Nerdist Industries, a multi-platform creator of genre and pop culture content, have today […]

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Wizard’s Tower To Publish Juliet E. Mckenna

Wizard’s Tower Press is pleased to announce a publishing deal with the popular British fantasy author, Juliet E. McKenna. As revealed exclusively at the SFX Weekender convention, the first release will be a short story collection, A Few Further Tales of Einarinn, set in Ms. McKenna’s fantasy world. Of the five stories contained in A […]

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Conventions this Weekend Feb 10th-12th, 2012

I will be in Artist Alley at WTHcon this Saturday only. Where else is everyone going? Feb 10th-12th, 2012 Almacon Alma, MI Capricon 32 Wheeling, IL Faeriecon West Seattle, WA Gamicon Iowa City, IA Hollywood Collectors Burbank, CA Lebowski Fest Orlando, FL LTUE Provo, UT Naka-Kon Kansas City, MO Scifi Expo Dallas, TX WTH Con […]

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16 more 2012 dates!

July 27th-29th, 2012 Armadillo Con Austin, TX Aug 3rd-5th, 2012 Glitchcon Bentonville, AR Aug 9th-12th, 2012 MidAtlantic Nostalgia Hunt Valley, MD Aug 24th-28th, 2012 Camp Feral Algonquin Park, ON Aug 31st-Sept 2nd, 2012 Pax Prime Seattle, WA Sept 14th-16th, 2012 Montreal Comic Con Montreal, QB Sept 22nd-24th, 2012 Powercon Los Angeles, CA Pensacola Paracon Pensacola, […]

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