Scene on the Web Weekly: December 10-16, 2012

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Scene on the Web Weekly: December 10-16, 2012

Storified by Convention Scene · Thu, Dec 13 2012 05:59:04

Tony Isabella’s Bloggy Thing: I’M GOING TO COMIC-CON!Comic-Con has launched its new and incredibly cool website and, among the initial offerings on the updated site is information on 2013′s special guests. I’m one of them. I am incredibly excited and honored to be a guest of the convention.
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#spiderman was photobombed by @marvelgirl91 @warpedtrish_ #friendsforlife #steelcitycon #legos #buffyJessica
Having fun at Steel City Con #cosplay #drwho #goth #pinup #christmas http://pic.twitter.com/duX5yBrDCy-Fi
Comics Legend Coming To VancouverVancouver’s 2013 Fan Expo is getting huge fan cred with the confirmation that Stan Lee will attend the convention. Reps confirm that Lee will visit his first-ever Vancouver comics convention April 20 to 21, 2013. Lee, 89, helped create some of the most famous comic characters including Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and the Fantastic Four.
Celebrities announced for Niagara Falls Comic Con | Local | News | St. Catharines StandardNIAGARA FALLS – Flash Gordon, a Power Ranger and a Seinfeld character will be in town in June. It’s six months away, but planning for the third annual Niagara Falls Comic Con is underway. It will be held at the Scotiabank Convention Centre June 8 and 9.
Thumbs Up for Steel City Con 2012 ← The World is Nerdy HereSteel City Con 2012 was an absolute blast! After spending hours circling the Monroeville Convention Center and staring at piles of toys, I left with definitively lighter pockets and a fresh sense of nerdy happiness.
The ONE picture I managed to take at Yama-Congallybear
A Gravestone For Shel Dorf, The Founder Of Comic Con? – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsShel Dorf basically founded the San Diego Comic Con, now a massive media event event, bringing in billions of dollars. Dying in 2009, he is buried in an unmarked grave in Am Israel Mortuary. During the Detroit Fanfare convention, which hosts the Shel Dorf Awards, one group began raising money for a gravestone to commemorate the life of the man.
Man of Steel – Official Trailer #2 [HD]WarnerBrosPictures
Geek Backlash Against Women at Comic Con Unfair, but UnderstandableIn the last month or so following a string of comic book conventions, including New York Comic Con at the Javits Center in October, several prominent figures in the comic book industry, notably Tony Harris – the artist and writer of Ex Machina – have generated controversy with their harsh, public statements regarding the prevalence of women in revealing costumes flocking to these conventions.
more Awesome cosplayers at @Steelcitycon, #Deadpool & #Psylocke from X-force http://pic.twitter.com/cUCUtfTYSteven Moye
Report from the Steel City Con – Cool & CollectedThis past weekend was the event that my family and I (my wife may not fully agree with this, but for the article, let’s say she’s on board) feel is the start of the holiday season. It’s the December edition of the STEEL CITY CON.
100 Memorable Cosplay Images of 2012 – Houston – SlideshowsChristopher Morgan The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. See more Women of Denver Comic Con. 100 of the best, most creative or just plain memorable costumes we spotted at conventions from coast to coast.
A Year Of Comic Cons With Jesse James – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsJesse James writes for Bleeding Cool; This year’s Con season is over for me now. After over 52,000 miles of traveling on Planes, Trains, Automobiles-and one Moped, I dare say it was a great journey.
Superheroes, pop culture celebrities attend Steel City Con in…By Jim Dawson MONROEVILLE, Pa. – Comic book and toy collectors of all ages gathered in Monroeville for Steel City Con. Held at the Monroe…

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