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Machete Kills,’ ‘Sin City’ Director Robert Rodriguez To Attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

‘Grindhouse,’ ”From Dusk Till Dawn,’ ‘Once Upon a Time in Mexico’ Director Joins Pop Culture Festival At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center In Rosemont, Ill.; Featuring “A Conversation With… Robert Rodriguez” on Friday Evening, August 9 and Appearance on Saturday, August 10 NEW YORK and ROSEMONT, Ill., July 15, 2013 – Robert Rodriguez, director of the upcoming films Machete Kills and Sin City […]


1 twitter we are following for San Diego fun

The big one starts tomorrow. San Diego Comic Con. I’ll be posting the news highlights as I can from the east coast, but one of our contributors Shawn Marshall is already on the ground at the show. Embedding his twitter feed below where he will post pictures and videos to his youtube channel. Stuck at […]


20 convention dates added.

Aug 25th-26th, 2013 MightyCon Palatine, IL Creation Star Trek Seattle, WA Nov 1st-3rd, 2013 Walker Stalker Con Atlanta, GA Feb 21st-23rd, 2014 Florida Arcade Pinball Ft. Lauderdale, FL April 4th-5th, 2014 Creation Vampire Diaries Chicago, Il April 25th-27th, 2014 Trek Trax Atlanta, GA Creation Star Trek Philadelphia, PA May 2nd-4th, 2014 Creation Supernatural Washignton, DC […]


Riverside Drive-In Theatre to Host 7th Annual DRIVE-IN SUPER MONSTER-RAMA!

Two Big Nights of Classic Horror on the Giant Outdoor Screen!  The ONLY Peter Cushing Centenary Event in the US!  Overnight Camping Option Both Nights!   VANDERGRIFT, PA — A weekend full of nostalgic retro thrills and chills, DRIVE-IN SUPER MONSTER-RAMA is two nights of classic horror and science fiction 35mm prints presented at an authentic drive-in movie theater. […]


Anime Southeast review

Drove up this morning to Anime Southeast in Sevierville, TN for day 3 of the convention. What I found was a very nice Anime con hosted at a super nice hotel/waterpark family theme resort. Anime Southeast took up about half of the properties convention space, which means there is room to grow if needed. I […]


Conventions Next Weekend 7/18-7/20, 2013

July 18th-21st, 2013 Camp Necon Bristol, RI Comic-Con Intl San Diego, CA Comic Book Show Jacksonville, FL Confluence Pittsburgh, PA(Cancelled) Historicon Fredericksburg, VA Kuroneko Spokane, WA Lebowski Fest Louisville, KY MonsterBash Mars, PA Pokecon Louisville, KY Play on con Birmingham, AL Soycon Rolling Meadows, IL Toy And Hobby Show Hickory, NC Wausaubicon Wasua, WI


Heroescon guests amazing early guests

HeroesCon 2013 was amazing. Thanks to everyone on both sides of the table who attended. Dates for HeroesCon 2014 are set, we’ll be back in the same space at the Charlotte Convention Center on June 20-22, 2014. Let’s start things off with a bang for HeroesCon 2014 with our first Guest List Announcement! It’s been […]


Wiscon and SFRA intersect in 2014

Wiscon, the convention focusing on feminist and minority sf, and the annual academic conference of SFRA, the Science Fiction Research Association, will both be held in Madison, WI on Memorial Day weekend in 2014. So they’ve teamed up to offer a joint membership! Registering for either Wiscon or SFRA, at $50, will grant you access […]


29 convention dates added

Oct 5th, 2013 MCBA Fallcon Bloomington, MN Jan 30th-Feb 2nd, 2014 Atlanta Game Fest Atlanta, GA March 21st-24th, 2014 Anime Boston Boston, MA May 9th-11th, 2014 Leprecon Mesa, AZ Toronto Comics Arts Toronto, ON May 16th-18th, 2014 Anime Central Rosemont, IL Big Wow Comic San Jose, CA Dallas Comic Con Dallas, TX Mobicon Mobile, Al […]


Kramer saga not quite over

While the surprise announcment of Dragon*Con’s reorganization has been greeted with joy by many people, one person who is not ready to let it go is… Ed Kramer. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: McNeill Stokes, who has represented Kramer in lawsuits against DragonCon/ACE, called the merger a “discriminatory squeeze-out” and said the cash offered for […]


Dragoncon free of Ed Kramer

Press release: DRAGON CON, INC. REPLACES DRAGON CON / ACE, INC. Dragon Con will Continue the Agreements With Hotels, Guests and Performers. ATLANTA – July 8, 2013 – The Board of Directors and Shareholders of Dragon Con / ACE, Inc., producer of Dragon*Con, Atlanta’s internationally known pop culture, fantasy and sci-fi convention, have agreed to […]


Stan Lee Excelsior Package, Baltimore Comic-Con VIP and General Admission Tickets are Now on Sale!

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – July 6, 2013 – It’s official! With the announcement last week that Stan Lee will be with us at the show, expanded ticket options are now available for the Baltimore Comic-Con.  Online ticket sales are now open for the All-Star Baltimore Comic-Con Reception and Panel, the Stan Lee Excelsior Package, and Baltimore Comic-Con VIP tickets.  In […]


Conventions Next Weekend July 12th-14th, 2013

July 12th-14th, 2013 Ai-kon Winnipeg, MB Anime Southeast Sevierville, TN Anime Wichita Wichita, KS California Extreme Santa Clara, CA Connecticon Hartford, CT Creation Vamp Diaries Parsippany, NJ Delta H Con Houston, TX Fantasia Fest Montreal, QB G-Fest Rosemont, IL Ikasucon Ft. Wayne, IN Mythcon East Lansing, MI Natsucon Collinsville, IL Polar Chill Toronto, ON Readercon […]


Comic Con schedules are posted.

San Diego Comic Con Schedules are out. You can view them either on the Comic-con site or on the Schedule site if you prefer. Anything your looking forward to seeing?


Wizard grabs new Spock

It’s Logical! Meet ‘Spock’ Zachary Quinto At Wizard World Chicago Comic Con Known to fans for his portrayal of “Skylar,” the psychopathic killer in “Heroes” and “Spock” in the 2009 reboot of Star Trek and this year’s Star Trek Into Darkness, Zachary Quinto makes his first Wizard World appearance at Chicago Comic Con, on Saturday, August 10. Quinto also starred in “American […]


Happy 4th!

We at con-news hope everyone has a wonderful 4th of July. Many of you are already at a convention for the weekend, but if not enjoy yourselves with friends and hotdogs(veggie or meat!) Happy 4th!


Upcoming Florida Comic shows.

Thanks to Toms Comics for sending these our way. FLORIDA COMIC CONVENTIONS —————————————————————- -July 4-7, 2013 : Florida Supercon 2013 at the Miami Airport Convention Center at 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL. 33126 Comic, gaming, anime, cosplay, multi-media, toys and more convention. More info at ———————————————————————————————- -July 20-21, 2013 : Hot Toy Convention at the […]


Nerdtag giveaway!

ALL CLaimed thanks! Nerdtag has graciously offered us 6 Nerd Tags pictured above for a giveaway. We will give them to the first 6 people to email us an address to List your preference for which design you would like but we can’t promise which one you will get. A little about Nerdtag below, “Embrace […]

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