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Ethan Van Sciver Variant Cover of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead #1 Debuts at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

Skybound and Wizard World’s Fifth Limited Edition Cover in the Wizard World series Free to Full-Price Attendees; VIPs To Receive Additional B&W Sketch Cover NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 – Noted artist Ethan Van Sciver will create the fifth in a series of exclusive Wizard World variant covers of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead #1 comic, provided for free to […]


More Than 100 Hours Of Programming Set For All Four Days At Wizard World Chicago Comic Con,August 8-11

Q&As With Stars Stan Lee, Michael Shannon, John Barrowman, WWE® Superstar CM Punk®; Firefly, Smallville Cast Reunions; Tons Of Comics And Artist Panels; Costume Contests; Meet-And Greets; Evening Programming Also Featured At Pop Culture Festival At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center NEW YORK and ROSEMONT, Ill.,July 29, 2013 – From interactive Q&As with celebrities like Stan […]


Visioncon Welcomes Ernie Hudson for 2014!

VISIONCON 2014 – FEB 21•22•23 Springfield, MO There are very few actors who can lay claim to a professional resume as long and varied as Ernie Hudson, but Hudson has always been a unique screen presence, capable of taking on any role.  He was slimed when he co-starred as one of the “Ghostbusters” in two films; […]


Corflu 31 site now up

Corflu, the travelling fanzine convention, will be held in Richmond, VA next year on May 2-4. The official site now has the basic details in Progress Report #0 (PDF), which hints at the return of the full live stream of all programming next year.


Star Wars Celebration announced for Anaheim in 2015

Just announced At Celebration in Germany, Star Wars takes next year off and returns to the states a month before the new movie comes out on April 16th-19th, 2015 at Anaheim, CA. Oh and the Website is already up. Tickets go on sale in 9 days.


Conventions Next Weekend 8/1-8/4, 2014

Aug 1st-4th, 2013 Anime Fest Orlando Orlando, FL Boston Comic Con Boston, MA Brickfair Chantilly, VA Bronycon Baltimore, MD Charlotte Comic Charlotte, NC Central Comic Con Kansas City, MO Condition London, ON Contamination St. Louis, MO Costume College Woodland Hills, CA Diversicon St. Paul, MN Fandemonium Nampa, ID Fanboy ExpoTampa, FL Furcon Denver, CO Gaymercon […]


Monstercon 2013

Had a great time at Monstercon the past two days. The multifandom convention had a rough start this week when their host hotel bailed on them. Leaving them homeless they acted fast and secured the Timmons Arena at Furman University. A great place for the vendors and artists who were set up. Sadly it left […]


Jay and Silent Bob are Coming to Baltimore For a Special Three-Hour Event!

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – July 22, 2013 – That’s right! Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes will both be appearing at this year’s show to promote their new animated feature, Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie! Best known for their roles as Jay and Silent Bob in the View Askewniverse films, which includes Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent […]


Baltimore Comic-Con Welcomes Fan-Favorite Ed McGuinness

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – July 23, 2013 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is excited to announce that superstar artist, Ed McGuinness will be attending  this year’s show, taking place September 7-8, 2013 at the Baltimore Convention Center. A fan-favorite artist, McGuinness will be making his first appearance at the Baltimore Comic-Con this year! Ed McGuinness broke into the comic industry in 1995, working […]


J. Scott Campbell, Alan Davis, Esad Ribic, Pasqual Ferry Headline Roster Of 325 Comics Creators At Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 8-11

Harvey Tolibao, Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Kenneth Rocafort, Neal Adams, Ramon F. Bachs, Francis Portela, Greg Land, 16 Eisner Award Winners And Nominees Also To Appear At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center In Rosemont, Ill. NEW YORK and ROSEMONT, Ill., July 22, 2013 – Wizard World has assembled one of its largest and most diverse collections […]


New 1 day Florida show.

FLORIDA COMICS EXPERIENCE LAUNCHES A LOCAL “COMIC CON” IN MELBOURNE, FLORIDA! The event, sponsored by local comic store Famous Faces & Funnies, aims to bring a big city comic book convention experience to to locals in August of 2013. (MELBOURNE, FLORIDA July 22, 2013) Florida Comics Experience, a new one-day pop culture event, will take […]


2013 Harvey Awards Nominees Announced!

Visit for Ballots & Submission Details!    BALTIMORE, MD (July 15, 2013) — The 2013 Harvey Awards Nominees have been announced with the release of the final ballot, presented by the Executive Committees of the Harvey Awards and the Baltimore Comic-Con. Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, one of the industry’s most innovative talents, the […]


Conventions Next Weekend 7/26-7/28, 2013

We will be hitting Monstercon next weekend. I’ve been to Anime Iowa twice. It’s a good show. Where is everyone else going? July 26th-28th, 2013 Anime Iowa Iowa City, IA Animeland Tucon Tuscon, AZ Chiisaicon Sheperdsville, KY Con Bravo Oakville, ON


Monstercon changes locations

Monstercon scheduled for next weekend has left their hotel as of this notice and will instead be holding the event at Furman University’s Timmons Arena. We plan on being at the show to cover the event for con-news. Hope to see you there! Here is the websites announcement, If you are coming to MonsterCon 2013, […]




Comic Con Live Streams

DIDNT GO TO Comic Con? Still want a piece of the action. Here’s five very full schedules of livestreams for those of us at home. MTV has live streams and exclusive interviews all four days here. Ign has a live stream direct on their front page of course with a little more of a videogame […]


SDCC preview night night a few pictures.

  Dungeons and Dragons Kreo figures announced by Hasbro.   Adult swims castle. Kias limited Justice league car.    


One Man’s Junk Is Another Man’s Batcave

Article by Robert Carlson Rob writes about cars, DIY home projects and sports Charles Keller didn’t start out to build a Batcave. Keller invested in Apple right before the release of the first iPod, and all he really wanted was a Batmobile of his own to celebrate, like the George Barris designed Ford Futura concept car […]

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