CA – Supernatural Panel

Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and the rest of the cast of Supernatural speak on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills as part of PaleyFest 2011.

Purchase Tickets here…

Appearing In Person

Jared Padalecki, “Sam Winchester”
Jensen Ackles, “Dean Winchester”
Misha Collins, “Castiel”
Jim Beaver, “Bobby Singer”
Eric Kripke, Executive Producer
Sera Gamble, Executive Producer

IL – Demo Art Show

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Becky Cloonan appears at a gallery opening on March 25th at 7:00 pm.

Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave. 2R, Chicago, IL 60647

Comicpalooza 2011 to Feature the Weasley Twins

George and Fred Weasley from Harry Potter

Press Release:

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Week Brings Magic and Aliens to Texas

Houston, TX – Feb. 21, 2011– Proving that Texas really is a magical place, Comicpalooza organizers began Sci-Fi & Fantasy Week by announcing that James and Oliver Phelps –the twins who play George and Fred Weasley in the blockbuster Harry Potter movies—will be attending this year’s event. Comicpalooza 2011 will take place May 27-29 in Houston, Texas, less than two months before the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2, the final installment in the Harry Potter movies.

Announcements involving guests from other major sci-fi & fantasy franchises such as Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek, Star Wars, and Firefly will be released Monday, Feb. 21 through Friday, Feb. 25, which has been designated by Comicpalooza organizers as Sci-Fi & Fantasy Week. The announcements will appear on the Comicpalooza website, Facebook, and Twitter. Events, games, activities, and entertainment will also be announced throughout the week. “Sci-Fi & Fantasy Week is an opportunity for us to give our sci-fi and fantasy fans a taste of what a weekend at Comicpalooza has to offer,” said company spokesman John Simons.

While fans of the science fiction and fantasy genres will have a lot to get excited about, other groups should not feel left out. Comicpalooza is aimed at a diverse audience with eclectic tastes. Say Simons, “We are planning special announcement weeks for other audiences as well. We’re putting together Gaming Week, Violence & Mayhem Week, Horror Week, Anime Week, and Steampunk Week. It’s a lot to cram into one weekend. I don’t think we could do it without magic.”

Comicpalooza is an annual multi-genre convention held in Houston, Texas, and features comics, sci-fi, anime, horror, steampunk, film, and celebrities. The next Comicpalooza will be held May 27-29, 2011 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Sponsors for Comicpalooza include the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, McDonalds, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston,, FUNimation, Bedrock City Comic Company, and the Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP).

Startling Events, LLC is the organizing events company for Comicpalooza. Startling Events, LLC is incorporated in Katy, Texas, a suburb of Houston, Texas.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Week Brings Magic and Aliens to Texas

Event name: Comicpalooza

Event date: May 27-29, 2011

CA – Community Panel

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Joel McHale, Chevy Chase, Alison Brie, Donald Glover, Ken Jeong, and the rest of the cast of Community speak on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills as part of PaleyFest 2011.

Purchase Tickets here…

Appearing In Person

Joel McHale, “Jeff Winger”
Chevy Chase, “Pierce Hawthorne”
Gillian Jacobs, “Britta Perry”
Danny Pudi, “Abed Nadir”
Donald Glover, “Troy Barnes”
Yvette Nicole Brown, “Shirley Bennett”
Alison Brie, “Annie Edison”
Ken Jeong, “Senor Chang”
Dan Harmon, Creator / Executive Producer
Joe Russo, Executive Producer
Anthony Russo, Executive Producer
Neil Goldman, Executive Producer
Garrett Donovan, Executive Producer
Russ Krasnoff, Executive Producer

NC – Noche Roja Signing

Jason Latour signs his new book on Saturday, February 26, from 2-4pm.

Chapel Hill Comics
316 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

NJ – Stuck Rubber Baby Signing

HOWARD CRUSE signs on Wednesday, March 2nd, 7:30 – 9:30pm.

Dewey’s Comic City is pleased to welcome pioneering creator Howard Cruse to their store for a signing on Wednesday, March 2nd, from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Cruse’s comic strips and humorous illustrations have appeared in Playboy, The Village Voice, Artforum International, Heavy Metal, The Advocate, Starlog, and numerous other mainstream American magazines, as well as in assorted underground comic books. He was the founding editor in 1980 of the Gay Comix series.

His best-known work, his graphic novel Stuck Rubber Baby, was the winner of both Eisner and Harvey Awards in the U.S. and went on to garner awards in Germany, Spain, and at Angouleme Festival. The Complete Wendel, a new compilation of the entire Wendel series from the 1980s, will be published by Universe Publishing in April 2011. Cruse’s material contains mature themes.

Dewey’s Comic City
13 Park Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940

TX – Morning Glories Signing

February 21, 2011 by  
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Joe Eisma signs at Zeus Comics this Wednesday February 23rd from 12pm-6pm.

Eisma drops by in support of this weeks new release of Morning Glories #7 and the first trade collecting Morning Glories #1-5. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet Joe and get your comics signed

Zeus Comics
4411 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75219

Skottie Young Announces 2011 Convention Schedule

Ozama of Oz #1 Cover by Skottie Young

Skottie Young recently updated his website with his list of convention appearances for 2011:

Ask the X-PERTS About X-Men: First Class

February 18, 2011 by  
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Press Release:

20th Century Fox is excited to announce X-PERTS.  Starting March 1st, fans can submit their questions to the cast and filmmakers of X-MEN: FIRST CLASS via Twitter and Facebook, and each week a new cast member or filmmaker will answer them on the X-PERTs page.

Fans can submit questions two ways:
– Tweet @XMenMovies
– Post on the wall of
Get your questions ready!
Check out the official Facebook page for more info

East Hanover NJ Comic Book Expo (February 2011)

February 18, 2011 by  
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Convention East Hanover NJ Comic Book Expo
Convention Website
Start Date 2/27/2011
About This Convention: Show hours are 10-4. Admission is only $2 (kids under 12 free)! Easy free parking as well. Over 200,000 comic books for sale., from bargain readers to investment grade keys, along with other comic-related items as well. We have the Northeast’s friendliest dealers and have run over 400 monthly comicons since 1991! Many of our shows feature guest artists, writers, or publishers (if you are one and would like a “comp” table at a show, please contact us). Our legendary no minimum bid auctions at each show are held around noon and typically offer thousands of dollars worth of stuff that sells for a fraction of it’s value. If you are a hardcore collector or a casual reader-you will love our shows!
Convention Guests TBA
Venue Name Ramada Inn Conference Center Hotel
Venue Address 130 Rt 10 West
East Hanover, NJ 07930
United States
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 40
Projected Attendance 150
What category best describes your convention? Comic Books
What other categories might be appropriate for your convention? – Collectibles

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