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PR: I-CON begets LI-CON, runs Indiegogo fundraiser

ICON Science Fiction is proud to announce LI-CON 1. This convention will be very focused on science, science fiction and fantasy literature, and anime. It will be held at the Best Western Mill River Manor in Rockville Centre, NY, March 29-30, 2014. The two-day event will feature creators and experts in many areas, including scientists […]


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 […]


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.


PR: Worldcon adds Charlaine Harris, George R. R. Martin, and many others

LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), has today confirmed over 90 additional program participants, taking the number announced so far to more than 170 in total. The latest additions include authors and editors from all areas of the science fiction field. Newly-confirmed authors include Catherine Asaro, David Brin, Steven Brust, Charlaine Harris, […]


PR: Domo Con adds Vic Mignogna, LittleKuriboh

Domo Con Anime Convention in Chicago has announced that its first two guests for the convention will be Vic Mignogna and LittleKuriboh. Domo Con will be held at the Wyndham Hotel in Lisle, Illinois from December 13 to 15, 2013.


PR: Worldcon announces initial program participants

LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), has today released its first confirmed list of program participants. The addition of this diverse group of over 80 writers, artists, editors, scientists, critics, and fans to our programming is just the beginning. With over 500 hours of programming planned, LoneStarCon 3 expects well over 400 […]


PR: MetaCon adds Chris Patton, Sonny Strait

The Minneapolis ComiCon, Meta Con, announced today that anime voice actors Chris Patton and Sonny Strait will be appearing at Meta Con 2013 at the end of August. The two will be coming together at Minneapolis’s largest pop culture and comic con to sign autographs and participate in Q&A sessions throughout the weekend.


PRs: Anime Midwest adds Steam Powered Giraffe and Quinton Flynn

Announcement #1: The most exciting 3-day geek convention to hit Chicago has fans fired up about today’s announcement that robot steampunk band Steam Powered Giraffe will be performing at the convention in 2013. Over three thousand people are expected to converge on the Hyatt Regency O’Hare to celebrate Anime Midwest’s Chicago anime convention, and almost […]


PR: DomoCon announced for December 2013

A new Chicago anime convention has been announced for December 2013 in Lisle, Illinois. The new event, DomoCon, is slated to bring together over one thousand fans of Japanese animation to participate in autograph signings, cosplay events, and socializing with other anime fans for three days from December 13-15, 2013.


PR: Anime-zing! adds V is for Villains

The Iowa anime convention Anime-zing! announced today that V is for Villains will be performing at the convention. Anime-zing! also announced that Wisconsin gaming company Gnome Games will sponsor the convention’s 2012 table top gaming room.


PR: Anime Midwest adds comic book guests

Anime Midwest, a three-day two-night anime convention in Chicago, is happy to announce several comic book guests will be appearing at the 2013 convention. Russell Lissau, Alan Evans, Trevor Mueller, and Steve Horton will be appearing at the 2013 anime and comic convention.


PR: Anime Midwest adds Sonny Strait

Anime Midwest in Chicago is happy to announce that popular voice actor Sonny Strait will be attending the convention on July 5-7, 2013. Best known for voices such as Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist, Sonny has been the voice behind dozens of popular characters over the past dozen years.


PR: Anime Midwest adds Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe

Anime Midwest 2012, one of the largest up-and-coming anime conventions to happen in the Chicagoland region, is happy to announce their first ever Japanese guest, director Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe, will be appearing at the 2012 Chicago anime con. Nabeshin will participate in Q&A sessions and special screenings, with the help of his translator, in addition […]


PR: AniMinneapolis adds Wendy Powell

AniMinneapolis, one of the largest conventions in Minneapolis, is excited to announce that Wendy Powell will be a guest at the 2012 Anime Minneapolis convention. AniMinneapolis will happen June 29 – July 1, 2012 at the Ramada Hotel near the Mall of America. Admission is just $30 online, or $35 at the door, which includes […]


PR: Worldcon adds reception at Adler Planetarium

Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), will offer its members a spectacular opening night event at the Adler Planetarium. On Thursday, August 30, Chicon 7 will be taking over the Adler Planetarium for an evening reception for convention members. This exclusive event will run from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., during which time […]


PR: World Horror Convention goes to New Orleans

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) and World Horror Society (WHS) are pleased to announce that the World Horror Convention 2013 will be hosted by the HWA. WHC2013 will be part of the stand-alone Bram Stoker Awards? Weekend in New Orleans from 13-16 June 2013. Both WHS and HWA are very pleased that we are able […]


PR: Meta Con adds more Power Rangers

Meta Con 2012, a massively multi-genre sci-fi, entertainment, anime, steampunk, internet, and comics convention, is deeply excited to share that two additional stars from the Power Rangers will be appearing at and participating in this year’s convention. Michael Copon (Blue Ranger, Time Force) and Nakia Burrise (Yellow Ranger, Turbo, Zeo, Mighty Morphin’) will join Meta […]


PR: Anime Midwest adds Panty & Stocking cast members

Anime Midwest 2012, one of the largest up-and-coming anime conventions to happen in the Chicagoland region is tremendously exuberant to announce the appearance of three cast members from the new FUNimation Panty and Stocking dub will be appearing at the Anime Midwest 2012 convention. Voice actors Jamie Marchi (Panty), Ian Sinclair (Chuck), and Joel McDonald […]

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