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Chris Hemsworth Powers Into 2012 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con

Star of THOR, THE AVENGERS, and SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN To Headline Event at Pennsylvania Convention Center June 2 NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, March 19, 2012 – Millions of fans flocked to theaters to see him as the God of Thunder in the blockbuster film THOR last summer and are eagerly anticipating his next potential […]

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Fanboy Expo comes to Tn.

A Don’t Miss Event!     Fanboy Expo, The Ultimate Fan Experience, announced to be held on June 15-17, 2012 at the Pigeon Forge Convention Center located in ACTION PACKED Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. This event will allow the attendees to the experience to interact with their favorite Celebrities during Autograph sections, Fan Panels and special Meet & Greets. […]

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JOHN CUSACK TO APPEAR AT CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2)

Critically Acclaimed Actor to Preview Trailer for The Raven   Norwalk, CT, March 19, 2012:  John Cusack, a Chicago native and one of Hollywood’s most accomplished and respected actors of his generation, will appear at this year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2).  Mr. Cusack will participate in a Q&A session on Sunday, April 15th and show a trailer […]

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13 dates added.

April 13th-14th, 2012 Tarzan Fest Morgan City, LA May 4th-6th, 2012 Elliots Spring Gathering Orlando, FL May 25th-27th, 2012 Parahorror Weekend Buffalo, NY May 26th, 2012 Hickorycon Hickory, NC Aug 10th-12th, 2012 Space City Con Houston, TX Oct 26th-28th, 2012 Fangcon Nashville, TN Nov 30th-Dec 1st, 2012 Upstate Steampunk Anderson, SC Feb 15th-17th, 2013 Dundracon […]

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Conventions this weekend March 23rd-25th, 2012

March 23rd-25th, 2012 Aggieccon College Station, TX Anomalycon Denver, CO Annapolis Comic Con Annapolis, MD Concentric Itasca, IL Con-nichiwa Tuscon, AZ Creation Twilight Chicago, IL IAFA Orlando, FL (21st-25th) Game Storm 12, Vancouver, WA Hollywood Collectors Chicago, IL Indie Horror Chicago, IL Lexington Comic Con Lexington, KY Mad Monster Party Charlotte, NC Midsouthcon Memphis, TN […]

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PR: Worldcon adds Peter Sagal

Chicago, Illinois, USA – Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), is delighted to announce Peter Sagal, the host of National Public Radio’s irreverent weekly news quiz “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me,” as a Special Guest. Sagal, who has often identified himself on the radio as a science fiction fan, will impart […]

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ANNE RICE coming to C2E2

ANNE RICE TO BE SPOTLIGHT GUEST AT CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2)   Legendary Author to Appear on Panel and for Signing   Norwalk, CT, March 15, 2012:  Anne Rice, the legendary author who has defined vampires for a generation of readers and writers, is the latest addition to the star-studded line up of authors […]

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PR: Anime-Zing! announces DJs

Anime-zing!, the largest anime convention in the Quad Cities, is excited to announce headlining DJs for its 2012 convention will be DJ Jinrei, PREYX, DJ Osos, and Lucid Beats.

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Denver Comic Con Announces Jedi Master Nick Gillard, Geek Favorite Wil Wheaton and Sci-Fi Speed Dating!

03/07/12, Denver CO Looking for love inAlderaan Places? Dreaming of learning the ways of the Jedi with an actual Jedi Master? Mark your calendars this Father’s Day weekend when caped crusaders and masked villans alike take the Mile High City by storm for the innagural Denver Comic Con at the Colorado Convention Center. The three-day event will feature top-shelf celebrity and […]

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Panels at Wizard Toronto

Quantum Leap,’ ‘Being Human’ Panels, Jeri Ryan, Paul Wesley, WWE® Hall of Famer Edge®, Amy Acker Q&A’s, Evening Parties Highlight Wizard World Toronto Comic Con Programming ‘The Last Starfighter’ Movie Screening, Colin Ferguson, Sean Maher Panels, Comics Sessions with Top Creators, Portfolio Screenings And More At Metro Toronto Convention Centre, April 14-15 NEW YORK and […]

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Ticket Sales up 52% for C2e2

CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2) EXHIBIT SPACE TO BE 50% LARGER THAN LAST YEAR   Norwalk, CT, March 12, 2012:  Building on the growth and gains achieved in 2011, Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) officials are projecting considerably greater growth in 2012.  On Thursday, March 8, 2012, with just 35 days to go until show […]

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Don’t Overlook These WonderCon Panels

Although WonderCon doesn’t have quite the star power of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), it is still easy to overlook some great panels when you’re distracted by the largest comic publishers and some of the biggest movie studios. I’ve analyzed the schedule closely and found the panels that I think might be overlooked, but definitely shouldn’t […]

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JAZZ, BLUES AND ZOMBIES on KANSAS! Arthur Suydam, THE ZOMBIE KING at Planet Comicon

(Overland Park, KS. MARCH, 2012) Arthur Suydam, THE ZOMBIE KING will be attending Planet Comicon on Kansas City this next March 24-25, 2012 The Spike TV Scream Award, Spectrum Gold Award, Film Festival of Sebastian Lifetime  Achievement Award Winner has been writing and illustrating comics since the age of four.   Suydam’s Marvel Zombies won the artist status […]

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MTAC Guests Include Voice Actors, Artists, Giant Kaiju Monsters and a Power Ranger

NASHVILLE, TN – MTAC Omega (April 6-8, 2012) – the 12th Middle Tennessee Anime Convention – features a variety of guests for all fandom to enjoy at this year’s post-apocalyptic themed convention. JASON DAVID FRANK – Best known for his role as Tommy Oliver in the long-running TV show Power Rangers, Jason morphed into a […]

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New member of the Artist Alley at con-news!

Welcome to the newest member of our Virtual Artist Alley Jesse Acosta of Obra De Arte De Jesse Acosta. He makes awesome paintings, illustrations and sketch cards. Jesse works and lives in Spokane, WA. Welcome to the artist alley of con-news! You too can be a part of our awesome sidebar artist alley, just email […]

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11 con dates added!

March 24th-25th, 2012 Concentric Itasca, IL April 14th-15th, 2012 SteamFest Atlanta, GA April 20th-22nd, 2012 Cape Comic Con Cape Giradieu, MO April 28th-29th, 2012 Noobiecon Utica, NY May 12th-13th, 2012 Watch City Festival Waltham, MA May 19th-20th, 2012 MCBA Bloomington, MN July 20th-22nd, 2012 Ai-kon Winnipeg, MB Lebowski Fest Louisville, KY Aug 3rd-5th, 2012 Whedon […]

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C2e2 hosts panel with Art Institute.

THE CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2) AND THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO TO HOST PANEL ON COMIC AND FINE ART   Joint Presentation to be Held at Rubloff Auditorium   Norwalk, CT, March 8, 2012:  The worlds of pop culture and fine art come together as the   Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) and the Art […]

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Wondering what to do outside of WonderCon?

Although this year’s WonderCon is shaping up to be one of the biggest yet, the Anaheim area itself is home to a number of complimentary experiences that will fill your nights and additional days with fun. Even though I live within 30 minutes of the convention center, I have a room in Anaheim from Thursday-Sunday, […]

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