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Sir Patrick Stewart To Attend 2012 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con; Five ‘Star Trek’ Captains Appearing Together For First Time

The below is a press release: Not sure the statement above is true but it’s what Wizard has sent to me. Celebrated Actor Joins William Shatner, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Bakula At Star-Studded Event Also Featuring Chris Hemsworth, Stan Lee, WWE® Superstar CM Punk™ NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2012 – Patrick Stewart, known […]


10 more dates. This ones all anime.

July 20th-22nd, 2012 Nappa Decatour, Al Aug 3rd-5th, 2012 Anime World Chicago, IL Kuroneko Spokane, WA Aug 15th-19th, 2012 Ani Megacon Las Vegas, NV Anime Revolution Vancouver, BC Aug 31st-sept 3rd, 2012 Animaine Portland, ME Sept 7th-9th, 2012 Camp Anime Woodstock, CT Sept 14th-16th, 2012 Aoi Uma Con Louisville, KY Nov 9th-11th, 2012 Pacific Media […]


Conventions this Weekend May 25th-27th, 2012

Memorial Day is the biggest convention going weekend of the year. Who is going where this year? I’m vending at the American Burlesque & Sideshow Festival right here in Asheville, NC. But if I wasn’t I’d probably be at Alabama Phoenix or Animazement or Timegate . So much good stuff next weekend. Have fun Convention […]


UltimaCon cancelled

UltimaCon, which was to have been held in New Orleans May 25-27, has been cancelled after its hotel pulled out for lack of room bookings. While its site has not been updated yet, it announced on Facebook that the convention has been moved to 2013, and pre-registered members should be getting an e-mail in the […]


Days of the Dead LA

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Fan Groups Invade Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con – Browncoats and Jedi Knights and Ghostbusters, Oh, My!

Press Release More Than 20 Role Playing, Podcaster, Sci Fi, Superhero, Re-Creation Groups Boost Event, May 31 – June 3 at Pennsylvania Convention Center NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, May 17, 2012 – From mainstream franchises like Star Wars and Ghostbusters to cult favorites like “Star Trek” and “Firefly,” fan groups supporting movies and TV shows have […]


Pop Art Con News.

            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Introducing….Pop Art Con New Artists’ Show featuring Incredible Trading Card and Comic Book Artists Line-Up Harrisburg, PA – May 17, 2012 – The first ever “Pop Art Con” will take place Sunday June 10 at the Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia/Ft. Washington (530 West Pennsylvania Ave., Ft. […]


Wizard Philly Schedule

Chris Hemsworth, Stan Lee, ‘Star Trek’ Captains Q&A’s, Screenings, Comedy, Evening Parties To Highlight Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con Programming Packed Schedule Includes 20-Year “Buffyfest” Reunion, Sessions With James Marsters, WWE® Superstar CM Punk™, Costume Contests, Kids’ Activities, Sci-Fi Speed Dating, Jedi Master Classes and More, May 31 – June 3 at Pennsylvania Convention Center […]


Compressed DUFF race opens

This year’s Down Under Fan Fund is sending a fan from North America to New Zealand and Australia. With the host countries’ national conventions being June 1-4 and June 8-11 respectively, this means the voting period is only 2 weeks long, and concern has led to this unusual statment on the ballot: The 2012 nominating […]


PR: Anime Midwest adds Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe

Anime Midwest 2012, one of the largest up-and-coming anime conventions to happen in the Chicagoland region, is happy to announce their first ever Japanese guest, director Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe, will be appearing at the 2012 Chicago anime con. Nabeshin will participate in Q&A sessions and special screenings, with the help of his translator, in addition […]


PR: AniMinneapolis adds Wendy Powell

AniMinneapolis, one of the largest conventions in Minneapolis, is excited to announce that Wendy Powell will be a guest at the 2012 Anime Minneapolis convention. AniMinneapolis will happen June 29 – July 1, 2012 at the Ramada Hotel near the Mall of America. Admission is just $30 online, or $35 at the door, which includes […]


10 more conventions!

July 27th-29th, 2012 Pirate Fest Punta Gorda, FL Aug 4th-5th, 2012 Allentown Comicon Allentown, PA Aug 10th-12th, 2012 Pirates & Wenches Rock Hall, MD Nov 2nd-3rd, 2012 Houston Arcade Houston, TX Nov 16th-18th, 2012 Gobble-con Stamford, CT Dec 14th-16th, 2012 Holiday Matsuri Orlando, FL Dec 28th-30th, 2012 Ikkicon Austin, TX Feb 1st-3rd, 2013 Frankncon El […]


The Long Beach Comic Expo Continues to Grow

May 11th marked the third year in a row that the Long Beach Convention Center played host to the ever-expanding one-day Long Beach Comic Expo (LBCE). Just as in the past, with a strong focus on comics and their creators, LBCE delivered an awesome day of comic fun.


Green Mustard gives away Vinylmation at Florida Anime Experience

What is Vinylmation?  Disney Vinylmation is a brand of 3″, 1.5″ and 9″ vinyl collectibles sold at Disney theme parks.  The figures all have a common shape (that of Mickey Mouse) but have different themed markings, colors and patterns.  Along with ones painted by Disney, 3″ and 9″ Vinylmation figures are also available blank with no […]


Believe in Heroes: Wizard Philly

 Chris Hemsworth, Stan Lee, Lou Ferrigno, Top Artists Have ‘The Avengers’ Covered at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 31 – June 3 At Pennsylvania Convention Center Fans Can Meet, Get Sketches From More Than A Dozen Artists Who Have Worked On The Blockbuster Franchise NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, May 11, 2012 – “The Avengers” fever […]


Conventions This Weekend May 18th-20th, 2012

May 18th-20th, 2012 Big Wow Comic San Jose, CA Collectors Showcase Morriston, TN Creation Twilight Kansas City, MO Dallas Comiccon Dallas, TX East Coast Black Age of Comics Philly, PA (Sat) Keycon Winnepeg, MB LouisanimeBaton Rouge, LA Faerie FestDarlington, MD (Was last weekend. Sorry about that) MCBA Bloomington, MN Mobicon Mobile, Al Motor City ComicCon […]


Convention Lookin: Boskone 50 Boskone 50 February 15-17, 2013 Guest of Honor Vernor Vinge Official Artist Lisa Snellings Special Guest John Hertz Featured Filker Heather Dale Westin Waterfront, Boston MA


StylinOnline to be Baltimore Comic-Con Exclusive T-Shirt Vendor!

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – May 7, 2012 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is very pleased to announce that StylinOnline will be the exclusive vendor of licensed t-shirts at this year’s convention, taking place September 8-9, 2012 at the Baltimore Convention Center! Detroit-based StylinOnline has been the standard for licensed pop culture apparel for 20 years, on the […]

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