Scene on the Web: Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend 2012


Scene on the Web: Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend 2012

Storified by Convention Scene · Mon, Oct 29 2012 16:05:15

Spooky Photo, Photographs of horror events and conventions.Find your Spooky photo at Spooky Empire Ultimate horror weekend and May-hem events. Roaming photographers capture your moment in costume at spooky empire and other horror events.
Ahhh the modern age…:) <br> <br> Ok Kids…I have to watch the Walking Dead…then it’s lights out……Sid Graves
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SciFiPulse.Net " Spectacular Spooky Empire Convention reviewThe Spooky Empire convention took place this weekend in Orlando Florida and that is one show that is becoming the standard by which conventions are rated now-a-days in Central Florida and around the convention going nation! Petey Mongelli and the rest of the promoting staff at Spooky Empire quite simply are putting on the best shows around!
sydalready: geekleetist: Quite possibly the best Beetlejuice costume of all time at Spooky Empire Photo by: theamazingtommy host of The Drunk Nerd’s Podcast So cool #CosPlay #Winronracer
Spooky Empire Zombie Walk 2012: To die forDeborah Bell,Tampa Pop Culture Examiner Deborah J Bell, a regular contributor to SciFi4Me.com, is a graphic designer who loves to blog about her interests in pop culture. As an artist she designs solutions for clients across the globe, but when she’s not at her computer you can find her at the movies.
Spooky Empire Zombie Walk 2012 photosA selection of photos from the 2012 Spooky Empire Zombie Walk in Orlando, FL held on Friday, October 26, 2012.
I did the #zombiewalk at #SpookyEmpire and there were some pretty cool zombies there. http://pic.twitter.com/EjnxELxHMia_Carter
This just happened. #spookyempire http://pic.twitter.com/e3SiL5ceMelissa Looney
@WalkingDead_AMC IronE Singleton. @SpookyEmpire Nicest guy ever. Gave every fan a hug. http://pic.twitter.com/WE2y1c5cmmachick
Rick Grimes! Kinda. #spookyempire http://pic.twitter.com/CToK5xKQMelissa Looney
This was pretty fun to wear, just wish I had installed a fan, too damn hot!!! #SpookyEmpire http://pic.twitter.com/fk8ZHRZLaaron
Star Trek zombies @SpookyEmpire http://pic.twitter.com/YuVJXW0UA.D. Sams
The Ghouligans love you @SpookyEmpire, Orlando! We can’t wait to come back! #SpookyEmpire http://pic.twitter.com/yrElXlI0The Ghouligans
Me with author legend R.L. Stine =) #goosebumps #thehauntinghour #spookyempire 2 bad the lighting was dark! http://pic.twitter.com/VA0Talt2Princess Britney
Welcome baaaccck to the Bates Motel. #psycho @SpookyEmpire http://pic.twitter.com/EEgapx2OMOVIEBRAINROT
Another ghostly pic from my trip. CHOP TOP TILL I DROP!!!!! #BillMoseley #SpookyEmpire #TexasChaisawMassacre http://pic.twitter.com/czyY16D7Princess Britney
The Info Zombie: Spooky Empire 2012: A RecapAs Horror Movie Conventions go, Spooky Empire provides a great environment. Attendees can buy all sorts of merchandise, participate in co…
@Eigh8tChosen1 at spooky Empire #MotorBoat @rampage4real would @ufc http://pic.twitter.com/t5dEPqY5Joshua
Spooky empire http://pic.twitter.com/OgCCoW60Steve Gauger
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Voice Actor Sonny Strait to attend Anime Midwest

October 30, 2012 by  
Filed under Anime, Convention News, Illinois

Sonny Strait

Press Release:

Sonny Strait to attend Anime Midwest

Rosemont, Illinois – September 23, 2012 – 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.

Sonny Strait is most well-known for several voices, ranging from Krillin in DBZ to Lupin III in Lupin III. He’s also known as an illustrator for one of the most famous, independently published comic book series Elfquest. Sonny Strait has over 20 years of experience in the arts.

Besides Dragonball Z’s Krillin he has worked on many popular animated characters including Maes Hughes from Full Metal Alchemist, Usopp from One Piece and Cartoon Network’s laid back, robot host Toonami Tom. He has also worked as a writer and director on several TV series including Dragonball Z, Case Closed and Lupin the Third.

Sonny Strait joins previously announced guests Doug Walker, of http://ThatGuyWithTheGlasses.com, and voice actor Todd Haberkorn. Guests at Anime Midwest will be appearing in discussion panels and signing autographs throughout the weekend.

Anime Midwest is an anime convention in Chicago, held over the fourth of July weekend. The convention connects thousands of fans with special guests, exhibitors, artists, musicians, and beyond, with hundreds of events every year. Advance registration is only $30, and can be found online at http://animemidwest.com/register

Anime Midwest 2013 will be held July 5-7, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. Information about the hotel and booking rooms can be found online athttp://animemidwest.com/location

SDCC Extends Stay in San Diego for Comic-Con Through 2016

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According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders and Comic-Con International announced today an extension for the convention through 2016. Previously, SDCC was only committed to remain in San Diego through 2015. CCI spokesman David Glanzer indicated that they will continue to monitor how well the currently available space is working on a year-to-year basis.

OR – Masks Signing

Writer Chris Roberson signs at Things From Another World on November 28, 2012 at 7:00 pm. 

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Press Release:

Classic pulp heroes collide at the Portland Things From Another World November 28 at 7:00 pm! Green Hornet, Kato, Zorro, The Spider, and The Shadow team up in Masks, a new ongoing series from Dynamite Entertainment, written by Chris Roberson (iZombie, Memorial), with fully painted interiors by Alex Ross (Marvels, Kingdom Come). Meet writer Chris Roberson and pick up your copy of our exclusive Heroic Cover Variant of Masks #1! Free food and beer (21+ with valid ID) provided.

Before superheroes, there were M

asks! It’s 1938, and the Justice Party has swept into office in New York State. But the newly elected officials are in the control of powerful criminals, who quickly corrupt the law to their own advantage. When a fascist police state is instituted, the only ones who stand in defense of the innocent are masked vigilantes like The Shadow, the Green Hornet, Kato, Zorro and The Spider.”We’re longtime fans of Chris Roberson, and we’re thrilled to be hosting a release party for this incredible book,” said TFAW Senior Director of Retail Operations Andrew McIntire. “We can’t wait to see him and Alex Ross bring these pulp icons to life!”Alex Ross returns to full interiors for the first time since 2003 in Masks #1! The Portland TFAW will have copies of Masks #1 for sale for $3.99, including their exclusive variant and standard covers by Alex Ross, Jae Lee, Francesco Francavilla, and Ardian Syaf. They’ll also have rare editions available, including the Sean Phillips Wrap Variant, Alex Ross Sketch Variant, and more. Don’t miss out on what’s sure to be a memorable event for a landmark book by one of the most talented writers in comics!

Things From Another World
2916 NE Broadway, Portland, OR 97232

CA – Deadpool Signing

Comedian Brian Posehn and writer Gerry Duggan sign at Beach Ball Comics on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 5:00 pm. Rick Remender signs the same day!

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Beach Ball Comics
3024 W Ball Road, Anaheim, CA 92804

UK – Lot 13 Signing

Glenn Fabry signs at Dave’s Comics on Wednesday 31st October from 2pm till 7pm.

Dave’s Comics
5 Sydney Street, Brighton, BN1 4EN

Scene on the Web: Wizard World Austin Comic Con 2012 Digest #1

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Scene on the Web: Wizard World Austin Comic Con 2012

Round one!


Scene on the Web: Wizard World Austin Comic Con 2012

Storified by Convention Scene · Mon, Oct 29 2012 07:18:56

Set up at Austin Comic Con http://pic.twitter.com/xzeN3sAwJosh Howard
I am at Booth 363 signing autographs @WizardWorld Austin Comic Con – xo http://pic.twitter.com/Puln3MvYTanya Memme
Austin comic con was fun today. http://pic.twitter.com/950QmB3KDavid-Texas-?
TNG cast at Austin Comic Con…8 of the world’s most awesome people http://pic.twitter.com/90VnbRv4Lisa Edmonds-D’Amico
With @marimancusi at Austin Comic Con http://pic.twitter.com/IIkalbVxJo Whittemore
Amazing Bishop sketch by @Rob_guillory from Day 1 of Austin Comic Con http://pic.twitter.com/3Vou4HOyBrian Hall
Me and @wilw (the voice of Parzival) chillin’ with ECTO88 at Austin Comic Con. Dig our 80s footwear. #readyplayerone http://pic.twitter.com/ztXavdJHErnie Cline
Neal Adams at WizardWorld Comic Con Austin. http://pic.twitter.com/87fos5hEJuan Hernandez
Comic Con in Austin. Only three people correctly guessed Delirium. One was @wilw. Made my day. http://pic.twitter.com/JTdOMFMTJessi Jessi
@Supajoe scored a sweet White Queen/Morning Glories mash up sketch at Austin Comic Con! Thank ya Sir! http://pic.twitter.com/pPYp6dpyBrian Hall
@trutriciahelfer Paid tribute to you at the Austin,TX Comic-Con this weekend! http://twitpic.com/b8ecx8 #BattlestarGalactica #NumberSixL Nelson
Wow, Wizard World Austin has some sexy super heroes! #comics http://pic.twitter.com/OU3Uxk4yZenescope
Austin Comic Con/Wizard World @ ConCenter, a hive of scum and villainy like no other… http://bitly.com/9rL7bp http://pic.twitter.com/LNW2m8y7Marc Savlov
@Wizard World in Austin Texas http://yfrog.com/mo2jblvjSofia Milos
Wizard World Austin Comic Con 2012frankdatanka
Austin Comic Con: Here There Be Cosplay (and Weeping Angels) | ComicBook.comSo, with the ST: TNG reunion going on, not to mention all of the actors’ individual panels going on, fans at WizCon faced some tough choices. You could stand in line for two+ hours to get into their panels which, judging by how we could hear the crowd laughing and cheering at Patrick Stewart four [...]
POW! BAM! ZING!: The best costumes from Wizard World Austin Comic Con – 2012-Oct-27Austin Wizard World Comic Con 2012 delivers on the costume front.
Flexing with The Incredible Hulk Lou Ferrigno! Lots of fun this morning at Austin Comic Con. http://pic.twitter.com/FXVYaEJ3Christie Post
Comic cover artist Tommy Castillo. @wizardworld Austin Comic Con all morning! Tune in @keyetv http://pic.twitter.com/7du2t5BAChristie Post

Power Rangers Star Jason David Frank to Attend Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con 2012

Jason David Frank

Press Release:

Power Up! Jason David Frank To Attend Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Joins Headliners Patrick Stewart, Stan Lee, Eliza Dushku, Michael Madsen, WWE® Superstar CM Punk®, Gillian Anderson, Many Others At New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

NEW YORK and NEW ORLEANS, October 16, 2012 – Best known for his role as “Tommy Oliver” in the long-running TV show “Power Rangers,” Jason David Frank will morph his way to Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2012, at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.  Frank, also a highly accomplished and respected martial artist with 34 years experience, will sign autographs, meet fans, pose for photos and conduct an interactive Q&A panel.

Frank morphed into a series of different rangers over the years: “Mighty Morphin Green and White,” “Red Zeo,” “Red Turbo,” and then returned in 2004 as the “Black DinoThunder Ranger.”  All in all, “Tommy” appeared in more episodes than any other character, 225 in total, and appeared in both full-length movies, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers The Movie (1995) and Turbo (1997).

In addition to owning/operating Rising Sun Karate and MMA, with two schools in Texas and one in California, Frank has taken on several small and big screen roles with his most recent being The One Warrior, an action/fantasy film which also stars James Russo and Dominic Keating.  In the story, the character of The One Warrior finds himself in a mythical world where he must destroy the Evil Lord Shoukata.

Frank joins such stars as “Star Trek: The Next Generation” actor Sir Patrick Stewart, comics legendStan Lee, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” star Eliza DushkuReservoir Dogs headliner Michael Madsen,WWE® Superstar CM Punk® and “X-Files’” Gillian Anderson atop the standout lineup of celebrities scheduled to the event.  They will be accompanied by an All-Star collection of well-known artists and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions in the final event on Wizard World’s 2012 calendar.

Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, produced by Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD.PK), will bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.  Admission is free for kids 10 and under, and Sunday, December 2, is “Kids Day,” an array of programming specially designed for children.

For more on the 2012 Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-neworleans.html.

About Wizard World:
Wizard World produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.

***** SAVE THE 2012-13 DATES *****
September 28-30, 2012 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
October 26-28, 2012 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
November 30 – December 2, 2012 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
February 22-24, 2013 – Wizard World Portland Comic Con
May 30 – June 2, 2013 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
August 8-11, 2013 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

MD – Hellraiser Signing

Brandon Seifert signs at Collectors Corner on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 from 6:00pm until 10:00pm.

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Collectors Corner
7911 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21234

Rob Zombie/Marilyn Manson concert is cancelled but Spooky Empire After Party is still on!

The Rob Zombie/Marilyn Manson concert is cancelled, but Spooky Empire is still on! Tickets available at the door. If you’re coming for the after party, admission is $10 after 10:00PM tonight only!! Twiggy Ramirez is still scheduled to DJ!

Info here!

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