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Conventions this Weekend Aug 23rd-26th, 2012

Aug 23rd-26th, 2012 Bubonicon Alberquerqe, NM Camp Feral Algonquin Park, ON Creation SupernaturalVancouver, BC Creation Twilight San Antonio, TX Fan Expo Canada Toronto, ON MatsuriconColumbus, OH Retcon Long Island, NY Star Wars Celebration 6 Orlando, FL

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Actor/Comedian Phil LaMarr to Host the 2012 Harvey Awards

  Phil LaMarr BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 16, 2012 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce that actor and comedian Phil LaMarr will host this year’s Harvey Awards banquet and ceremony, taking place on the evening of Saturday, September 8, 2012. The Baltimore Comic-Con, which will be taking place September 8-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center, has been the […]

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US Premiere of “Blood and Bone China” at Horror Realm Convention

UK Victorian vampire film debuts at special midnight screening hosted by Gravely MacCabre of Castle Blood   Pittsburgh, PA – August 15, 2012 – Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the US premiere of “Blood and Bone China” at a special midnight screening on Saturday, September […]

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Wizard Austin

First U.S. ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ 25-Year Reunion, Eliza Dushku, WWE® Superstar CM Punk® Featured At 2012 Wizard World Austin Comic Con Patrick Stewart Leads Seven ‘TNG’ Stars, Plus Dean Cain, Anthony Michael Hall, James Marsters, Boondock Saints Trio, Dozens of Top Creators At Austin Convention Center, October 26-28 NEW YORK and AUSTIN, August […]

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Magfest Guest Announcement

YUZO KOSHIRO VGM LEGEND AND FM SYNTH PIONEER COMES TO MAGFEST 11! HOLD FOR RELEASE UNTIL AUGUST 15th, 2012, 3PM EASTERN August 15th, 2012: For the first time in the US, the man who filled the streets with rage, the legend who raised the act of video game music; Yuzo Koshiro will make his long […]

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Tampa Bay Comic Con Brings in the Walking Dead

August 14th, 2012 – The Tampa Bay Comic Con will take place on October 20th-21st, 2012!   The Tampa Bay Comic Con is proud to announce that Chandler Riggs, who portrays “Carl Grimes” in AMC’s hit TV show, “The Walking Dead” will be at the convention to meet and greet fans! Season 3 of “The Walking Dead” premieres the week […]

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Valiant Hits Baltimore Comic-Con 2012 with Panel and Exclusives!

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 13, 2012 – Valiant is proud to announce that it will be making its first appearance at theBaltimore Comic-Con on September 8th and 9th, 2012! All weekend long, Valiant creators and staff will be boothside for a jam-packed slate of convention-only giveaways, signings, portfolio reviews, and panel appearances.  “Valiant’s return has been taking the industry by storm […]

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Getting Assimilated at Star Trek Las Vegas

If you’ve followed me the last few years, you already know that Creation’s Star Trek Las Vegas (STLV) Convention in August has been one of my greatest tools to help shake the funk of those post-SDCC blues. This year was no different, as thousands of Trek fans from across the globe filled the Rio in […]

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11 2013 dates added.

Nov 2nd-4th, 2012 Metatopia Morristown, NJ Dec 2nd, 2012 The Big Crafty Asheville, NC April 11th-14th, 2013 Eaton/SFRA Riverside, CA June 21st-23rd, 2013 Ne Filk Gaithersburg, MD June 28th-30th, 2013 Libertycon East Ridge, TN July 4th-7th, 2013 Supercon Miami, FL Anime Midwest Lisle, IL Inconjunction Indianapolis, IN CONvergence Bloomington, MN July 12th-14th, 2013 Ikasucon Ft. […]

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Worldcon/Dragon*Con joint programming

It’s a dilemma for many congoers when Worldcon and Dragon*Con are on the same weekend. But this year, whichever you go to, you can sample some of the other: As Chicon puts it: We’re delighted to announce a unique digital link-up between Chicon 7 and Dragon*con. For the first time, Worldcon and Dragoncon will run […]

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Pensacola Paracon

Just got the following email about this convention in Florida. ” Come enjoy out of this world fun at Pensacola Paracon: A Convention for Fans of Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy, Gaming, Anime, Costuming, Fan and Indie Films, Artist, Celebrities, Comics, Renaissance, Cosplay, Steampunk, Theater, Performing, Literature, Publishing, Arts, Mystery, Art, Crafts, Collecting, Model Construction, Film Making, […]

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GaymerCon boots up on Kickstarter

GaymerCon is an LGBT video gaming convention to be held in San Francisco, August 3-4, 2013. It’s being funded through this Kickstarter project. The project has already raised the $25,000 needed to run the convention at all, and is aiming for a total of $60,000 by August 31st in order to bring in a celebrity […]

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Conventions this weekend 8/15-8/19, 2012

Aug 15th-19th, 2012 Ani-JamFresno, CA Ani Megacon Las Vegas, NV Anime Revolution Vancouver, BC Constructacon Romulus, MI Creation Vampire DiariesParsippany, NJ Creation StargateChicago, IL Dum Dum Tarzana, CA Everfree NW Seattle, WA Gamefest Chattanooga, TN Gencon Indianapolis, IN Konspolsion Ft. Smith, AR Monster Mania Cherry Hill, NJ Motaku Kansas City, MO Mizucon Miami, FL Onyxcon […]

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Collectors Showcase returns to Knoxville

From an email. Collectors Showcase Comic & Toy Con is coming back to Knoxville TN Sept 8 Special Guest Larry Mainland from THE WALKING DEAD tv’s Hottest show!Holiday Inn. 304 North Cedar Bluff Road. 10 AM-4 PM. Admission $3. A Few Dealer Tables still available. Come out and see us! www.collectors-showcase.org

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Adventurecon

We are pleased to announce our latest celebrity autograph guest, Lea Thompson. Although best known as Lorraine from the Back to the Future trilogy, Lea also appeared in Jaws 3-D, Red Dawn, Howard the Duck, SpaceCamp and the Beverly Hillbillies. In addition, Lea also has had an extensive TV career, which includes playing the part of […]

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Con staffer missing found?

Latest update: Murray has reportedly been located alive in Windsor, Ontario and is on his way home. Eric Murray, a longtime volunteer at several conventions, has vanished and there is great concern for his well-being. He was last known to be en route to GoDaikoCon in Michigan at 7am last Thursday. Update: His last known […]

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Stan Lee Autographs on Sale for the Baltimore Comic-Con!

     Stan Lee BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 6, 2012 – Autographs are now individually available from the legendary Stan Lee at the 2012 Baltimore Comic-Con!  Taking place September 8-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore, Stan Lee will be appearing at the show on Saturday, September 8th.  While one Stan Lee autograph and one Stan Lee photograph is included with each VIP […]

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Wizard World Unveils Mobile App In Time For Chicago Comic Con Schedules, Profiles, News, Photos, Maps, Notifications And More Just A Tap Away NEW YORK, August 7, 2012 – Just in time for its longest-running and most-attended show, Wizard World today unveiled the “Official Wizard World Comic Con App,” a must-have for attendees to get the most out […]

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