RocCon (September 2016)

RocCon

Convention Name
RocCon! Rochester’s ComicCon & Pop Culture Convention
Convention Website Address
http://www.roccon.net
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/09/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/11/2016
About This Convention
RocCon is a multi Genre Con featuring Comic Books, Sci Fi, Anime, Gaming and some Horror.

This year’s Guests: Naomi Grossman/Pepper in American Horror Story, Ming Chen & Michael Zapcic From “The Comic Book Men”!, Vic Mignogna/Dragon Ball Z/Full Metal Alchemist/ Star Trek Continues, Veronica Taylor the voice of Ash Ketchum in Pokemon & April O’Neil in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 and Susan Gibney/Dr. Leah Abrams Star Trek Next Generation! Many other Stars to be announced!

Guest artists include(But are not limited to): Ken Lashley (Extrodinary XMen, Superman, He-Man, Justice League and more!, Mark Sparacio (Wolverine,XMen & More), Ken Hunt (Batman & Many others), Laura Inglis (Comic Artist who’s work has appeared on over 40 popular trading card sets) and Dan Curto (Star Wars Topps Collector Card Series Artist!)

Fun for ages 6 and Up
Video Gaming, Card & Board Gaming & Demos, Cosplay Contests all 3 days (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), 6 event rooms with tons of fun Guest Star and Fan Run Panels!, The Food Truck Rodeo is back! Camp RocCon is back for ages 5 and under (a quiet room for parents and small kids)! So much to do all weekend at RocCon! Rochester’s ComicCon & Pop Culture Convention!

Venue Name and Address
Kodak Event Center/Theatre on the Ridge
200 West Ridge Rd
Rochester, NY 14615
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
130
Projected Attendance
4,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Naomi Grossman/Pepper in American Horror Story, Ming Chen & Michael Zapcic From “The Comic Book Men”!, Vic Mignogna/Dragon Ball Z/Full Metal Alchemist/ Star Trek Continues, Veronica Taylor the voice of Ash Ketchum in Pokemon & April O’Neil in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 and Susan Gibney/Dr. Leah Abrams Star Trek Next Generation! Many other Stars to be announced! Guest artists include(But are not limited to): Ken Lashley (Extrodinary XMen, Superman, He-Man, Justice League and more!, Mark Sparacio (Wolverine,XMen & More), Ken Hunt (Batman & Many others), Laura Inglis (Comic Artist who’s work has appeared on over 40 popular trading card sets) and Dan Curto (Star Wars Topps Collector Card Series Artist!)

Daytona Beach Comic Convention washes in this Sunday!

daytonabeachccThis Sunday, March 20, 2016 will be the Daytona Beach Comic Convention. It will be held at the ICI Center Embry-Riddle, 601 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114.
Admission is $5.00 (pay at the door).
Convention starts at 10 AM and runs till 4 PM.

 

Over 120 tables with vendors from all parts of Florida, SC., NC., and GA.
Vintage comics from the golden age to the present will be for sale. Toys, action figures, records, trade paperbacks, magazines and other collectibles will be available for purchase.
Random door prizes all day long. There will be a costume contest for all ages with $300.00 in prizes.

 

Have comics you want to get graded? CBCS will be set up at to take submissions.

 

Pod cast by Riley and Kimmy Show also The Super Radio Bros will be there.

 

Meet actor Joel Wynkoop(King of the B movies), actress Cathy Wynkoop, actor Tom Antalek , also Eric and Patty Woller of Vicious Collectibles.

 

Meet artist and writers. Marvel/DC artist Jim Fern, Captain Cartoon Dick Kulpa, artist Tim Tyler, artist Jeff Whiting, writer Roland Mann, writer/creator Barry Gregory, author Joe Lovece, artist/designer George Moss, Illustrator Humphrey Ching, writer John Crowther, artist Josh Rudloff, creator/artist Martin Dunn and the guys from Monster Kid Studios.

 

More info at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Daytona-Beach-Comic-Book-Convention/109085789161874
Web site is http://daytonabeachcomicconvention.com

Frank Miller and The Dark Knight III Team to Appear at MegaCon 2016

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DESCEND UPON ORLANDO

Frank Miller, in a very rare appearance, and the team behind Dark Knight III are appearing at MegaCon™ Orlando. Whether you see them at the general fan panel, autograph session or at an exclusive special event, this unique opportunity to meet  Frank Miller, Andy Kubert, Brian Azzarello, and Klaus Janson is not to be missed.

Special packages available here!

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con! (April 2016)

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Convention Name
The Great Philadelphia Comic Con!
Convention Website Address
http://www.philadelphiacomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/22/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/24/2016
About This Convention
The Largest Independent Pop-Culture Comic Convention in Eastern Pennsylvania comes to the Philadelphia Area! Great Conventions LLC is dedicated to producing celebrations of comics and popular culture by providing unique access to talented artists and a family-friendly experience for fans. Founded in 2010 with The Great Allentown Comic Con (GACC) we are pleased to bring our unique brand of show to fans. Our show motto “Get UR Geek On!” represents in part the recognition of the diverse and unique nature of our fans, and events where they can come express themselves – be they fans of Comics, Movies, TV, Anime, Gaming, Cosplay or more.
Venue Name and Address
The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100
Oaks, PA 19456
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
180
Projected Attendance
8,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Amy Jo Johnson, Bruce Boxleitner, Kel Mitchell, Caroll Spinney, Deep Roy, Ray Park, Julian Glover, Roger R Cross, Ethan Van Sciver, Jay Fosgit, Scott Hanna, Tommy Castillo, Ivy Doomkitty, Ani-Mia, The Smoke, Riddle

Chicago Pop Culture Convention (November 2016)

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Convention Name
Chicago Pop Culture Convention
Convention Website Address
http://chicagopopculturecon.com/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/26/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/27/2016
About This Convention
Chicago Pop Culture Con is a multi-genre convention of Comics, Toys, Gaming, SCI-FI, Legos, Stars, TV/MOVIE MEMORABILIA, Super Heroes,
Action Figures, Cosplay, Fantasy, Collectibles, Sports Memorabilia, Vintage Music Memorabilia, Publishers & Artist Convention – but open to anything fan-related.
November 26 & 27, 2016 – held at the Pheasant Run Mega Center in St. Charles, IL.
Venue Name and Address
Pheasant Run Mega Center
4051 E Main St
St. Charles, IL 60174
United States
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Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
Guests
Michael Nicolosi, Larry Hama

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Pensacola Comic Convention (Penasacola Comic Con) (August 2016)

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Convention Name
Pensacola Comic Convention (Penasacola Comic Con)
Convention Website Address
http://www.pensacolacomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/20/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/21/2016
About This Convention
Pensacola Comic Convention™ (Pensacola Comic Con™) for Fans of Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy, Gaming, Anime, Costuming, Fandom, Indie Films, Artists, Celebrity Guests, Comic Books, Video Gaming, Pop Culture, Voice Actors, Renaissance, Cosplay, Steampunk, Theater, Performing, Writers, Literature, Publishing, Arts, Mystery, Crafts, Collecting, Model Construction, Film Making, Paranormal, Vendors, Reality TV, and more! We will offer celebrity meet and greets, discussion panels, workshops, screenings, demonstrations, events, gaming, costume contests, tournaments, and competitions. Costume Contest at 2:00 Pm Sat 20 & Sun 21, 2016. Tennessee Wraith Chasers (Ghost Asylum) will offer a live “pre con” celebrity investigation August 19th from 6:00pm at the Victorian Inn. Several “pre con” and “post con” activities such as a “Villain and Heroes Ball” are planned. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Arc Gateway, EscaRosa Coalition On the Homeless, Inc., Making Stride with Breast Cancer, The Ronald McDonald House, and various local charities. Discount for Law Enforcement, EMS, Firefighters, and Military.

Guests include: Ciara Hanna (Power Rangers Megaforce), Johnny Yong Bosch (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Ichigo Kurosaki in Bleach), Tim Russ Star Trek: Voyager, Fall Out 4, ICarly), Gary Schwartz (Team Fortress, Demoman, Star Trek, Batman Returns), Robert LaSardo (Death Race, CSI Miami, Nip Tuck), Larry Nemecek (“Dr. Trek” Star Trek Continues), Dave Fennoy (“Lee Everett” Walking Dead, Hulu, Prototype, The Wolf Among Us), David Della Rocco (The Boondock Saints), Erika Ervin (“Amazon Eve” American Horror Story), Jason Carter (“Ranger Marcus Cole” Babylon 5), Eugene A. Clark (“Big Daddy” Land of the Dead), Chuck Wagner (Automan), Mike Mundy (Walking Dead), Knightmage (American Cosplayer), Alex Vincent (Child’s Play, Curse of Chucky), Zach Galligan (Gremlins, Star Trek, Hatchet), William Katt (The Greatest American Hero), Michael Beck (Warriors, Xanadu), Jerrad Vunovich (Walking Dead, Hunger Games, American Horror Story), Shadow Clone (Geek Rock Party, Nerdcore Rap Artist), Bruce Carr (No Ordinary Balloon Artist), Gulf South Wrestling, E & E Wrestling, Mystery Machine Van from Scooby Doo, Jurassic Park Tour Vehicle, Cosplay Inc, and Tennessee Wraith Chasers (Ghost Asylum), and more.

Convention Hours: August 20 and 21, 2016 (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM)

Pensacola Interstate Fair Grounds (Main Hall and Expo Hall)
6655 Mobile Hwy Pensacola, FL 32526
Phone: (850) 941 4321
Cost: $10 and up (Children 7 and under are free.)

http://www.pensacolacomiccon.com/

Venue Name and Address
Pensacola Interstate Fair Grounds Main Bldg
6655 Mobile Hwy
Pensacola, Fl 32526
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
250
Projected Attendance
7,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Book Festival
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Sports
  • Collectibles
Guests
Ciara Hanna, Johnny Yong Bosch, Tim Russ,Gary Schwartz,Robert LaSardo, Larry Nemecek, Dave Fennoy, David Della Rocco, Erika Ervin,Jason Carter,Eugene A. Clark,Chuck Wagner,Mike Mundy,Knightmage, Alex Vincent, Zach Galligan, William Katt, Michael Beck ,Jerrad Vunovich,Shadow Clone,Bruce Carr, Gulf South Wrestling, E & E Wrestling, Mystery Machine Van, Jurassic Park Tour Vehicle, Cosplay Inc,Tennessee Wraith Chasers, Ghost Asylum

Pensacola Comic Convention™ (Pensacola Comic Con™) 2016 Guests

Indy PopCon (June 2016)

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Convention Name
Indy PopCon 2016
Convention Website Address
http://indypopcon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/17/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/19/2016
About This Convention
PopCon is a convergence of innovation, pop culture, and fandom, where we celebrate the spirit of the independent creator and their fans. If you’re a fan of tv/movies, gaming, internet culture, cosplay, and/or comics, then you’ll be able to support budding artists and find fun at PopCon.

Featured guests include Tara Strong, Nolan North, Michael Hogan, Jennifer Hale, Ninja Sex Party, Ray Narvaez Jr, Meg Turney, Drew Powell, Nostalgia Critic, and many more!

Comic guests include Steve Rude and Mike Baron, Tony Isabella, Mark Waid, Ron Wimberly, Franco, and more.

Venue Name and Address
100 S Capitol Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46225
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
300
Projected Attendance
30,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Gaming
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
Tara Strong, Nolan North, Michael Hogan, Jennifer Hale, Ninja Sex Party, Ray Narvaez Jr, Meg Turney, Drew Powell, Nostalgia Critic, Steve Rude and Mike Baron, Tony Isabella, Mark Waid, Ron Wimberly, Franco

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Toronto Comic Book Show (TCBS) (April 2016)

TCBS

Convention Name
Toronto Comic Book Show | TCBS Spring 2016
Convention Website Address
http://torontocomicbookshow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/24/2016
About This Convention
FREE PARKING! FREE FOR KIDS!
60 Vendors! Prizes Every Hour! Tons of prizes!!
Over $1M of the very best in new and vintage comics books!
Thousands of books priced from just $1-$10,000 plus much more!
The hottest single day pure comic book show in Ontario!
This should be our biggest show of the year!
Special pricing on select books!
Truck loads of $1 bins!!
Toronto Plaza Hotel
1677 Wilson Ave
10AM-4PM
Adults just $5!
For more info. please visit www.torontocomicbookshow.com
Venue Name and Address
Toronto Plaza Hotel
1677 Wilson Ave
Toronto, ON M3L 1A5
Canada
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
60
Projected Attendance
1,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime

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Walking Dead roams into MegaCon!

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Look who just wandered into camp!

Meet The Walking Dead stars Norman Reedus, Lennie James, & Tom Payne at MegaCon!

For more information on MegaCon visit http://megaconvention.com

Anime Boston 2016 Guest List Announced

000000_anime-boston-2016Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, has announced its guest lineup for their March 25 – 27 show! Coming all the way from Japan are Director Kyohei Ishiguro, Character Designer Yukiko Aikei, Producer Masao Maruyama, and Voice actors Toshio Furukawa and Shino Kakinuma. Their work encompasses many of the most popular anime movies and television shows including Mobile Suit Gundam, Sailor Moon, Fist of the North Star, Dragon Ball Z, Death Note, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, and many more. This a rare opportunity for North American fans to meet these artists as they make few US appearances, some are even making the trip for the first time!

Also appearing are several of the voice actors who dub Japanese anime into English including Tony Oliver (Robotech, Lupin the III), Eric Vale (Dragon Ball Z, One Piece), Carrie Keranen (Your lie in April, Kill la Kill), Erica Lindbeck (The Seven Deadly Sins, Your lie in April), Max Mittelman (Transformers: Rescue Bots, The Seven Deadly Sins) Patrick Seitz (Naruto: Shippûden, Sailor Moon Crystal), Monica Rial (Dragon Ball Z Kai, Soul Eater), Todd Haberkorn (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, The Legend of Korra) and Greg Ayres (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Samurai 7). Guests will be available for autographs and photos with fans but in order to maximize everyone’s experience Anime Boston has laid out a set of guidelines on their website.

Anime Boston additionally features an art track where artists sell commissions, manga, zines, and prints with Featured Artists who conduct panels and workshops. This year’s Featured Artists are Eric Proctor, Nightengale Needles, Kel McDonald, Trevor Mueller, and Rich Pellegrino.

As in past years, Anime Boston 2016 will present many popular events including a masquerade, an anime music video contest, video programming rooms, an artists’ alley and art show, karaoke, game shows, video games, manga library, formal and informal dances, and much more. Dealers’ room will be located in the cavernous Halls A and B of the Hynes Convention Center selling manga, anime DVDs, t-shirts, prints, and collectibles.

About Anime Boston:
Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Mass. Anime Boston 2016 is scheduled for Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27 at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel. More information about Anime Boston can be found at www.animeboston.com.

About New England Anime Society:
The New England Anime Society was founded in 2001. Based in Massachusetts, The New England Anime Society, Inc. is parent organization of Anime Boston and is dedicated to furthering public education and understanding of the Japanese language and culture through visual and written media. More information about The New England Anime Society is available at www.neanime.org.

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