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ELVIRA’S HORROR HUNT 2012 GRAND PRIZE WINNERS SET TO PREMIERE ON SEPTEMBER 13 in HOLLYWOOD!

Tickets are available NOW for a bloody-delicious red carpet premiere to kick-off “Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo”

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13 dates for 2013!

Oct 12th-14th, 2012 Icon Idaho Falls, ID Jan 18th-21st, 2013 Anime Blues Remix Memphis, TN March 8th-10th, 2013 Fogcon San Fransico, CA March 22nd-24th, 2013 Evillecon Evansville, IN March 29th-31st, 2013 Full Moon Horror Nashville, TN April 5th-7th, 2013 Kingdomcon San Diego, CA Mich Pinball Rochester, MI April 12th-14th, 2013 Constellation NE Lincoln, NE Furry […]

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7 Baltimore Press releases in one post.

The British Embassy Joins Forces with the Baltimore Comic-Con to Celebrate ‘The British Invasion’     BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – September 6, 2012 –Ever wondered where the genius behind many of the favourite comic books in the 1980s came from? Captain America and many other of your favourite comic books were actually enhanced by ‘The British Invasion’ of […]

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Ben Folds Five to perform at Nycc

BEN FOLDS FIVE TO PERFORM AT NEW YORK COMIC CON Opening Night Concert Free for VIP and 4-Day Ticket Holders! Appearance is part of band’s 2012 reunion tour Norwalk, CT, September 5, 2012: Officials at New York Comic Con (NYCC) are pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed and renowned alternative rock trio Ben Folds Five […]

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Hugo Awards to be re-broadcast

After the unceremonious cutoff of the Hugo ceremony broadcast, Worldcon and Ustream are planning a “like live” broadcast of the full ceremony. Details are to be announced in the next couple days.

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Adventurecon goes leaf on a wind..

Join us October 13-14th, for the 10th annual AdventureCon at the Knoxville Convention Center. Regarded as Tennessee’s largest collectors expo, the 2012 AdventureCon will feature a wide variety of vendors selling toys, comics, cards, TV/movie memorabilia and much more.    We are pleased to announce our latest guest, Alan Tudyk. Although best known as Hoban […]

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Holiday Weekend Baltimore Comic-Con PR Recap

Since we were at Dragoncon & Worldcon this weekend, we missed posting a bunch of these press releases for you. Here’s links to all of them.    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – September 4, 2012 – The staff of the Baltimore Comic-Con hopes you’ve enjoyed a relaxing 3-day Labor Day holiday weekend (for those of you in the United States!).  […]

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Ustream statement on Hugo disruption

Ustream has issued a statement apologizing for the loss of the Hugo Awards broadcast. The feed was interrupted by automatic monitoring software for alleged copyright violations when clips of the nominees for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form were played, and Ustream states that they attempted to re-establish the broadcast but were unable to. Ustream’s post […]

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Adventurecon news

Press Release :Join us October 13-14th, for the 10th annual AdventureCon at the Knoxville Convention Center. Regarded as Tennessee’s largest collectors expo, the 2012 AdventureCon will feature a wide variety of vendors selling toys, comics, cards, TV/movie memorabilia and much more. In addition, this year’s event will feature autograph appearances by Back to the Future’s […]

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Worldcon Diary part 3: Hanging Around

Here’s the most science-fictional thing I’ve seen so far at this con. These ornaments were made in a particle accelerator. I’ll say that again: a particle accelerator. The process is to pump a piece of lucite full of electrons in the accelerator, then tap it just so to make them carve out the tunnels seen […]

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2014 Worldcon is Loncon 3

In the absence of any last-minute shenanigans, the London in 2014 bid has been seated as Loncon 3, to be held August 14-18. The guests of honor will be writers Iain (M.) Banks and Robin Hobb; artist Chris Foss; comics writer/artist Bryan Talbot; editor Malcolm Edwards; critic John Clute; and fan Jeanne Gomoll. Much more […]

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Conventions this weekend Sept 7th-9th, 2012

Sept 7th-9th, 2012 Baltimore Comic Con Baltimore, MD Camp Anime Woodstock, CT Collector Showcase Knoxville, TN Geekkon Madison, WI Hollywood Collectors Chicago, IL Horrorhound Indianapolis, IN Hypercon San Mateo, CA Indie Craft Parade Greenville, SC Mechacon New Orleans, LA Midoricon Cambridge, OH No Mich Anime Traverse City, MI Rose City Comiccon Portland, OR Umicon Daytona, […]

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The Con-Fluence Cons-of-the-Month: September Edition

With shows like San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), Star Wars Celebration and Fan Expo Canada in the rear view mirror, the summer is coming to a close and September brings us a few of the best shows of the year. This month the con map takes us all over the country, as we find the best […]

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Worldcon Diary part 2: Hugo Category News

First, a breaking news update: Two people were injured falling on one of the escalators, but the injuries were minor. (There was blood, but both people were sitting and talking calmly with the hotel staff and fans who were administering first aid.) And now back to Worldcon. Here’s this year’s Hugo trophy, unveiled at the […]

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Ed Kramer and the rise of Dragon*Con

Atlanta Magazine today has a long profile of Dragon*Con founder Ed Kramer, focusing on the long battle to bring him to trial for child molestation. Most important to highlight is this reminder that sometimes the reflexive tendency of fandom to defend itself leads to no good. Kramer’s arrest caused a stir among gamers and conventioneers. […]

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Ken Bald–Golden Age Timely-Marvel Artist and Dark Shadows Illustrator–Comes to Baltimore!

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 29, 2012 – Called “The best comic artist in the business” by Stan Lee, here’s your chance to meet one of comic’s greatest illustrators of all time – Ken Bald. Appearing at the Baltimore Comic-Con on Saturday, September 8th and Sunday morning, September 9th, his prolific list of credits include: Bulletman and Bulletgirl; Captain Marvel; Captain Midnight; Captain […]

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Worldcon Diary Part 1: Bid news

I’m at Worldcon, with a brand-new travelling companion: bronchitis! Meaning my blogging from it will be more abbreviated this year. So let’s start with the actual news, which concerns Worldcon bids, most of it from today’s Fannish Inquisition notes… 2014: London is still uncontested, if anyone was wondering. One of the things they plan to […]

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