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Readercon updates harassment policies

As the Readercon board promised in last year’s statement in the wake of a high-profile harassment incident, Readercon now has a revamped code of conduct, plus detailed policies and procedures for handling future incidents. These cover not just harassment but violence and other issues. Read all about it in their “safety update” here. [Hat tip: […]

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Heroescon 2013 review

Spent the weekend in Artist Alley of Heroescon in Charlotte, NC. It was the second year we’ve done the artist alley and the 4th year in a row we’ve attended. I can honestly say that the convention traffic seemed lighter but I think it’s because the show doubled their floor size. Luckily the promoters chose […]

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AM2 is MIA

AM2 (Anime.Music.Manga), after announcing an attendance of 15,000 last year, has mysteriously gone silent. The last activity on its Web site, Facebook page, and Twitter feed was February 8, and attempts to contact them directly have so far been unsuccessful. It was to have been held August 23-25 this year at the Anaheim Convention Center, […]

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PR: Worldcon adds teaching workshop

LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), is delighted to announce “Teaching Science Fiction,” a workshop for teachers, librarians, and parents on how to use science fiction as a teaching tool. The workshop is a collaborative effort with LoneStarCon 3, and is organized and presented by AboutSF, an organization based at the University […]

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PR: Meta Con adds Ellen McLain, John Patrick Lowrie

The Minneapolis Comic Con is excited to announce that the voice of the infamous artificial intelligence GLaDOS, Ellen McLain, and her husband sci-fi author John Patrick Lowrie will be appearing at the comic convention in Minneapolis, Meta Con. Meta Con will be held August 30 – September 1, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.

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Conventions next weekend 6/13-6/16, 2013

June 13th-16th, 2013 Amazing Las Vegas Comic Las Vegas, NV Ani Megacon Las Vegas, NV Anime Mid Atlantic Hampton, VA Brickworld Chicago, IL Cake Chicago, IL Eyecon ZombieAtlanta, GA Hypericon Nashville, TN Knoxville Comic/Anime Knoxville, TN Mizucon Miami, FL OMGcon Paducah, KY Origins Columbus, OH Rapier Jacksonville, FL Stoker Weekend/World Horror New Orleans, LA

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Cosplay Con coverage.

Shawn covers Cosplay Con. Make sure you subscribe to his Youtube channel.

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Stan Lee, Patrick Stewart, Five ‘The Walking Dead’ Stars, WWE® Superstar CM Punk® Headline Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience, June 28-29-30

  Norman Reedus, Laurie Holden, Michael Rooker, Jon Bernthal, Chandler Riggs From ‘TWD’ To Attend Fan Extravaganza At New Riverside Location At Basketball City (Pier 36) NEW YORK, June 4, 2013 – Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) has announced the celebrity and superstar creator rosters for the 2013 Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience, June 28-30 at Basketball city […]

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Bill Willingham Brings the Official East Coast Fables Panel to Baltimore!!

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – June 4, 2013 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is pleased to announce the addition of Fables scribe, Bill Willingham to the growing line-up of creators attending this year’s show. The 14thannual show will take place the weekend of September 7-8, 2013 at the Baltimore Convention Center.  Bill Willingham has been writing, and occasionally drawing, comics for close to 30 years now, and […]

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Invadercon 3: Choose the City

Voting has begun for the location of Invadercon 3 in 2014. Cities under consideration are Austin, TX Denver, Co Indianapolis, IN Milwaukee, WI St. Louis, MO New Orleans, LA Nashville, TN and Orlando, FL You can vote on the website and find more details about Invadercon here.

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Conventions next weekend 67-6/92013

June 7th-9th, 2013 Anime Next Somerset, NJ Bony Blithe Gala Toronto, ON Colossalcon Sandusky, OH ConComCON Seattle, WA Con Kasterborous Huntsville, AL Creation Star Trek Boston, MA Fatality Fest West Palm Beach, FL Heroescon Charlotte, NC Mego Meet Wheeling, WV NW Pinball Seattle, WA Retro Computing Expo Indianapolis, IN Robert E. Howard Days Cross Plains, […]

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