Barbara Eden and Hayden Panettiere Appearing at October 2011 Garden State Comic Con

September 27, 2011 by  
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Garden State Comic Con

Barbara Eden (I Dream of Jeannie, Harper Valley PTA, Dallas) and Hayden Panettiere (Heroes, Racing Stripes, Remember The Titans, Bring it on: All or Nothing!) are two of the featured stars appearing at the Garden State Comic Con, set to take place in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, October 8th and 9th.

For all the latest information on this expo, please visit http://www.gardenstatecomiccon.net/

JMV Comic Book Show – Houston,Texas (October 2011)

September 27, 2011 by  
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Convention Name
JMV Comic Book Show – Houston,Texas
Convention Website Address
http://www.jmventertainment.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
10/23/2011
About This Convention
Houston,Texas favorite one day show for collectors and dealers to buy,or sell,or trade vintage to modern comic books and related collectibles.
Venue Name and Address
Hilton Garden Inn – Northwest Hwy 249
7979 Willow Chase Blvd
Houston, Texas 77070
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
25
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books

JMV Comic Book Show – Round Rock,Texas (October 2011)

September 27, 2011 by  
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Convention Name
JMV Comic Book Show – Round Rock,Texas
Convention Website Address
http://www.jmventertainment.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
10/01/2011
About This Convention
Round Rock,Texas (Austin area) favorite one day show for collectors and dealers to buy,sell,or trade vintage to modern comic books and related collectibles.
Venue Name and Address
Hilton Garden Inn – Round Rock
2310 N. IH -35
Round Rock, Texas 78581
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
20
Projected Attendance
200
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books

River City Comic Expo (November 2011)

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Convention Name
River City Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.rivercitycomicexpo.com/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
11/05/2011
About This Convention
12,000 sf available to dealers specializing in Gold/Silver/Copper/Bronze age comics, Graphic Novels, Trade Paperbacks, Toys, Cards, Movies, Games (board/video), etc.Guest will include:
Jai Nitz Dynamite’s Kato Origins, Green Hornet: Parallel Lives, and Bring the Thunder. Also worked for Marvel, DC and Image

Kyle Straham Image Comics, Artist for Hack/Slash

Seth Peck Marvel Comics, writer Fear Itself: Wolverine

Dennis Hopeless Marvel Comics, writer X-Men Season 1, Legion of Monsers; Image Comics Love Struck

Sean Fitzgibbon currently illustrating a documentary style graphic novel that chronicles the Norman Baker years (1938-1939), the darkest years of the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Mitch Breitweiser Cover and interior artist primarily for Marvel Comics. Since 2005, Mitch has been penciling, inking, and painting his way through dozens of Marvel comic books and covers

Elizabeth Breitweiser painter and a former art teacher, turned Marvel exclusive color artist. Elizabeth currently works on the Captain America & Bucky, and Hulk series. Previous credits include: Captain America, Agents of Atlas, Skaar: Son of Hulk, Incredible Hulk, Girl’s Comics, Amazing Spiderman, Uncanny X-Men, and many more

Adam Mangin Official Transformers Collectors Club) is one of several fans who have made the jump to working on official Transformers product. His main work has been profile art for the Hasbro Transformers Collectors’ Club magazine

John Lucas Penciller and inker for published works by Marvel, DC, Darkhorse and Top Cow. Most recent work includes Uncanny X-Force, Batman Streets of Gotham and Red Robin. Previous works include Superman: Man of Steel, Xmen Unlimited, Shang-Chi Master of Kung Fu, The Haunt and more

Venue Name and Address
Woodys Sherwood Forest
1111 West Maryland Avenue
sherwood, arkansas 72120
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
75
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

Capicons Comic Book and Pop Culture Con (October 2011)

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Convention Name
Capicons Comic Book & Pop Culture Con
Convention Website Address
http://capicons.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
10/02/2011
About This Convention
Capicons Comic Book & Pop Culture Con
Sunday, October 2, 2011
10:00am – 3:00pm
Admission: $3, Kids FREE!!
Featuring: Tim Dzon. K. Michael Crawford, Curtis Prather & the Spooky Movie Crew, James Rambo, Kris Mosby, Ali G., and MORE!!!

Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department
2148 Gallows Rd,
Dunn Loring, VA

We feature 50+ tables with Gold/Silver Age, Modern & Indie Comics, Publishers, Creators, Non-sport Cards, TV/Movie, Star Wars, Star Trek, Horror, Sci-Fi. DVDs & MORE!!

Venue Name and Address
Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department
2148 Gallows Road
Dunn Loring, Virginia 22027
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
Tim Dzon, K. Michael Crawford, Curtis Prather & the Spooky Movie Crew, James Rambo, Kris Mosby

Atomicon XXV Comics Expo (October 2011)

Jersey Shore’s Big Halloween Comics Show!

It’s Ghosts and Goblins ‘neath the eclipsed sun…and a MegaTON of HAUNTED Comics FUN! The Atomicon XXV Comics Expo/Halloween Edition will be returning to the heart of the Jersey Shore at the Holiday Inn of Manahawkin, N.J., on Sunday, Oct.30, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Exit 63 off of the GSP, junction of Rt.72 and Rt. 9 in Stafford Twp.)

*LOW Admission Price of Just $2 for Adults and Teens means YOU have MORE TO SPEND in the Dealers Room on TENS of THOUSANDS of COMICS (Golden Age to Present), Toys, Action Figures, DVDs, Comic Supplies, other Comics Collectibles…and even Monster Magazines!

*FREE, FREE, FREE! : FREE Admission for Kids 12-and-Under!  FREE Parking for Con attendees in the hotel parking lot!  FREE Trick-or-Treat GIFTS for the first 100 patrons!

*GREAT Door Prizes: Bat-Bux $howca$h (use these Gotham City banknotes like REAL cash anywhere in the Dealers Room), the House-of-Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $125 value inside), Silver-Age Comic Give-away, and the Halloween Monster Magazine Give-away!

*Guest CREATORS in attendance! E-mail us for the latest updates or check here. The Guest List is always finalized one week before the show. See Comics Creators in ACTION: greeting fans, signing autographs, and selling original art, sketches, and special publications!

*EASY Access: via Rt. 9 or the Garden State Parkway (north-south) and Rt. 72 (east-west). No car? Use the Rt. 9 bus (Atlantic City/Lakewood line). We’re 10 minutes from the beaches of Long Beach Island…and 30 minutes from all of the action/activity of Atlantic City…

*Since 1998 (and over two dozen shows), Atomicon has stood for Always-Affordable Family Entertainment…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN! Halloween comes but ONCE a year; celebrate it in grand Comic fashion! And don’t forget our Costume Contest…with Prizes and Trophies for the Winners! Be There…or be SQUARE!!  -  The Promo Team at S.P.P.

OR – Spell Checkers Signing

September 26, 2011 by  
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Jaime Rich, Joelle Jones, and Nico Hitori De sign on Friday, September 30 from 6pm – 8pm!

Bridge City Comics is proud to announce our Spell Checkers Vol. 2 Release Party on Friday, September 30, 2011 from 6pm Ð 8pm! This event is free to the public.

In attendance will be the creative team of Portland locals Jamie Rich, Joelle Jones and Nico Hitori De! They will be signing copies of Spell Checkers Vol. 2 but sketches will be left to the discretion of the artists. Come join us for a night of fun, comics, try to stump Jamie Rich at 80′s music trivia!

Bridge City Comics will have copies of Spell Checkers Vol. 2 on hand for purchase during the event, as well as a copies of Spell Checkers Vol. 1 and assorted other titles from the creative team.

Bridge City Comics is located at 3725 N. Mississippi Ave in North Portland. Please call 503-282-5484 or e-mail info@bridgecitycomics.com for more information.

About Spell Checkers Vol. 2: There are two new kids at school. Twin brothers–one straight-laced and buttoned-up, the other a rebel in a leather jacket–and they’ve transferred in with trouble for the Spell Checkers. Jesse finds romance, but for Cynthia, it’s rivalry. She and the good brother compete for student body president, while Kimmie tries to find out who murdered the last one. Dark magic is afoot, as well as dark humor, in the second mystical volume of Oni’s latest hit series.
 
Bridge City Comics
3725 N. Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227

Atlanta Comic Convention (November 2011)

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Atlanta Comic Convention

Convention Name
ATLANTA COMIC CONVENTION
Convention Website Address
http://www.atlantacomicconvention.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
11/06/2011
About This Convention
THE LARGEST ONE DAY SHOW IN THE SOUTH! OUR 17TH YEAR OF BRINGING ATLANTA OVER 1 MILLION COMICS (GOLD,SILVER, VARIANTS, CGC,MORE!..FROM 1.00 TO 25,000), TOYS , STAR WARS (VINTAGE AND NEW), CARDS , STATUES, GAMING, MORE! GUESTS FOR THE SHOW ARE 2 ZOMBIES FROM AMC’S #1 SHOW WALKING DEAD! 500.00 IN PRIZES DRAWN EACH HOUR! 5.00 ADMISSION!
Venue Name and Address
MARRIOTT HOTEL -CENTURY CENTURY
2000 CENTURY BLVD
ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30345
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
60
Projected Attendance
600
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
THE “TANK ZOMBIE”ROBBIE SAMMONS AND THE “SNIFFING ZOMBIE” RODNEY HALL FROM AMC’S AWARD WINNING , #1 SHOW WALKING DEAD

CA – ?Teen Titans? Signing

September 26, 2011 by  
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Scott Lobdell, Brian Buccellato, and Norm Rapmund sign at the Comic Bug on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm!

The Comic Bug brings you the superstars of DC’s New 52 with a special signing appearances by writer Scott Lobdell (Teen Titans, Superboy, Red Hood & the Outlaws), inker Norm Rapmund (Teen Titans), and writer Brian Buccellato (The Flash).

Swing by the Comic Bug on Wednesday, September 28th to have your brand spankin’ new DC universe comics signed by the men who made them!

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The Comic Bug
1807 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

NJ – Hercules Signs

Kevin Sorbo signs at Bookends on Wednesday October 19, 2011 at 7:00 PM!

Bookends
211 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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