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Worldcon election-night projections

The polls have just closed for Worldcon site selection, which for the first time in years features a three-way race. The results will be officially announced at tomorrow morning’s WSFS Business Meeting. In the spirit of modern elections, let’s fill that gap with some speculation! There are no organized polls of Worldcon votes to rely […]

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Dublin announces Worldcon 2019 bid

A bid has been announced for Dublin to host the 2019 World Science Fiction Convention. Dates have not been mentioned, but it would probably be held across Ireland’s August bank holiday, which would make it August 1-5. The bid will begin active campaigning next summer, when Dublin hosts the European Science Fiction Convention. One unusual […]

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Pinupalooza

PinUpalooza 2013 is coming! Back for our second year, PinUpalooza (www.PinUpalooza.com) is a celebration of pin-up girl art, culture, fashion, and photography that takes place September 7, 2013 at the International Palms Resort in Orlando, Florida. SAVE $5 ON ANY ADMISSION TICKET USING PROMO CODE KARMA BEFORE FRIDAY, AUGUST 30TH AT 11:55 PM. PinUpalooza is designed to cater to […]

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Baltimore Comic-Con Adds Brian Wood Courtesy of CBLDF

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - August 27, 2013 - The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce the addition of writer Brian Wood, courtesy of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF). Wood joins a growing list of creators that will be in attendance at this year’s show, taking place September 7-8, 2013 at the Baltimore Convention Center.   Brian Wood’s first professional work […]

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New Guest Annoucements!

MomoCon is happy to bring you the first of many new guest announcements for the 2014 convention! Troy Baker We are very excited to announce that Troy Baker will be coming to MomoCon 2014! Troy is most recently known for voicing the lead roles in both Last of Us (Joel) and Bioshock Infinite (Booker DeWitt), and is lead in the upcoming InFAMOUS: […]

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BOOM! Studios Comes Out in Full Force for Mike Carey’s Only U.S. Convention: Baltimore Comic-Con

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - August 26, 2013 - BOOM! Studios is thrilled to continue its nationwide, action-packed 2013 convention tour with a return to Baltimore Comic-Con from Saturday, September 7ththrough Sunday, Sunday 8th. The publisher will be bringing along a pair of exclusive variant covers along with fan-favorite talent. BOOM! Studios is honored to host luminary author Mike Carey (SUICIDE RISK, The Unwritten) at […]

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16 convention dates added to the calendar!

Oct 19th, 2013 North Texas Comic Dallas, TX April 16th-18th, 2014 Gateway Furmeet St. Louis, MO May 23rd-25th, 2014 Omni ExpoOrlando, FL AniMinneapolis Minneapolis, MN May 30th-June 1st, 2014 Sodak Anime Rapid City, SD June 6th-8th, 2014 Duckon Wheeling, IL June 12th-15th, 2014 Cosplacon Jefferson City, MO June 20th-22nd, 2014 Anime Blues Memphis, TN Haunted […]

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Show in Knoxville Oct 12th.

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Conventions next weekend Aug 29th-Sept 3rd, 2013

Aug 29th-Sept 3rd, 2013 Anime Fest Dallas, TX Anime Vegas Las Vegas, NV Celestialcon Fremont, CA Dark Carnival Columbus, IN Dragoncon Atlanta, GA Kumoricon Portland, OR Librari-con Fayetteville, NC Lone Star Con 3/ Worldcon San Antonio, TX Memphit Furmeet, Memphis, TN Metacon Bloomington, MN Pax Prime Seattle, WA Sabotecon Phoenix, AZ Sac Anime Sacremento, CA […]

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11 more dates added.

Sept 6th-8th, 2013 Kishicon Welasco, TX Sept 13th-15th, 2013 Fatality Fest Billings, MT Oct 11th-13th, 2013 Fatality Fest Ft Lauderdale, FL Nov 22nd-24th, 2013 Ectocon St. Louis, MO Who Fest Dallas, TX May 9th-11th, 2014 Trek Con Springfield, MO June 13th-15th, 2014 Sf Summer Con Atlanta, GA Superman Celebration Metropolis, IL Anime Mid Atlantic Chesapeake, […]

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Baltimore Comic-Con Adds Artist/Musician Billy Martin

  BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - August 21, 2013 - The Baltimore Comic-Con is excited to announce the addition of artist/musician Billy Martin to the growing list of talented guests attending this year’s show. The show will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center the weekend of September 7-8, 2013.   Billy Martin, a native of Annapolis, MD, is probably best known […]

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Mad Monster Gras

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FLORIDA SUPERCON HAS RECORD ATTENDANCE OF OVER 25,800 ATTENDEES, ANNOUNCES THE MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER FOR JULY 3-6, 2014

FLORIDA SUPERCON HAS RECORD ATTENDANCE OF OVER 25,800 ATTENDEES, ANNOUNCES THE MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER FOR JULY 3-6, 2014 JOHN ROMITA SR. & JOHN ROMITA JR. FIRST GUESTS OF HONOR ANNOUNCED Miami, FL – Florida Supercon held its eighth annual event this past July 4-7, 2013 in Miami FL. which hosted record attendance of over […]

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Stan Lee, Norman Reedus, William Shatner, Summer Glau, WWE® Superstar Sheamus® Among Celebrity Guests At Wizard World Ohio Comic Con, September 20-22

Pop Culture Festival At Greater Columbus Convention Center, Also To Feature Ernie Hudson; Michael Rooker, Laurie Holden, Chandler Riggs of ‘The Walking Dead,’ Superstar Comics Creators NEW YORK and COLUMBUS, Ohio, August 15, 2013 – Eisner Award Hall of Famer Stan Lee, Norman Reedus of “The Walking Dead,” pop culture iconWilliam Shatner, Summer Glau (Serenity, “Terminator: The Sarah Connor […]

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Conventions next weekend 8/23-8/25, 2013

Aug 23rd-25th, 2013 ACEC Columbus, OH AM2 Anaheim, CA Bubonicon Alberquerqe, NM Camp Feral Algonquin Park, ON Comicconn Trumbull, CT Creation Star Trek Seattle, WA Creation Supernatural Vancouver, BC Fan Expo Canada Toronto, ON Geekkon Madison, WI Glitchcon Bentonville, AR Guns Of August Williamsburg, VA Interventioncon Rockville, MD MatsuriconColumbus, OH Mechacon New Orleans, LA MightyCon […]

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2013 Harvey Awards Ballot Reminder

Harveyawards.org is portal to Online Balloting!     BALTIMORE, MD (August 14, 2013) – Comics Pros, take note!  Ballots for the 2013 Harvey Awards are due by midnight on Monday, August 19th, 2013!   The final ballot, presented by the Executive Committees of the Harvey Awards and the Baltimore Comic-Con, is available for online voting atharveyawards.org.   Named in honor of […]

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Action!… Wizard World Film Festival To Debut At Wizard World Ohio Comic Con, September 20-22; Submissions Accepted Through August 30

Independent Filmmakers Encouraged To Submit Original Features, Shorts, Music Videos For Three Remaining 2013 Wizard World Events in Columbus, Ohio; Nashville, Tenn.; Austin, Texas; Cash & Prizes To Be Awarded At Each Event; Industry Pro Screeners Also Sought NEW YORK, August 14, 2013 – Movies have always been a big part of the Wizard World experience, […]

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Great New Guests Added to the Friday Night All-Star Baltimore Comic-Con Reception!

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - August 13, 2013 - A limited number of tickets are still available for the inaugural All-Star Baltimore Comic-Con Reception, taking place on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 8:00 pm! An all-star lineup of special comics guests including Mark Buckingham, Paul Jenkins, Barry Kitson, George Perez, Stan Sakai,Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson, Mark Waid, and Bill Willingham welcome YOU to the 2013 Baltimore Comic-Con.   In addition, writer Mike Carey has just […]

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