Gillian Anderson will be joining David Duchovny at Spooky Empire in October

Gillian Anderson Spooky EmpireGILLIAN ANDERSON OFFICIALLY JOINS DAVID DUCHOVNY FOR THE X-FILES REUNION AT SPOOKY EMPIRE’S SWEET SIXTEEN ANNIVERSARY 

The Convention will also celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Halloween classic Hocus Pocus with Kathy Najimy

ORLANDO –Spooky Empire is thrilled to announce that Gillian Anderson will be joining the recently announced guest David Duchovny for its October convention this year. Both actors are best known for their co-starring roles in hit TV series and later movie theater sensation, The X-Files. Anderson plays the role of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully on this American sci-fi drama series. She is also known for her roles in other TV series such as The Fall, American Gods and Hannibal. Her roles in films include Johnny English Reborn, Boogie Woogie, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, The X-Files: Fight the Future, and How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.
The convention will also mark the 25th anniversary of the nostalgic film Hocus Pocus with guest appearance by Kathy Najimy, also known as Mary Sanderson from the film. Najimy is known for numerous beloved roles in films and TV series such as Sister Act, Hope Floats, Bride of Chucky, The Wedding Planner, The Guilt Trip, The Big C, Descendants, Veep, and more.
Spooky Empire will take place on October 26 – 28, 2018 at its new host hotel, Caribe Royale Orlando Resort

This year, the convention will once again be opening its doors earlier on Friday, October 26 at 1 p.m. to begin the festivities. The weekend will feature an array of activities including a tattoo festival, film festival, celebrity autographs, Kid’s Zone, costume and cosplay contest, huge exhibitor room, live music, performances, Q & A’s with artists, authors and filmmakers, seminars, among many other activities.

All advance tickets, now on sale, are discounted. Prices increase after October 7th and at the door. In advance, three-day passes are $60, one day passes on Friday and Sunday are $30, and one day passes on Saturday $35. Limited VIP Packages are available for $225 and include early entry to all three days, raffles, T-shirts, autograph line fast-pass, exclusive VIP party access on Saturday night with guest celebrities in attendance. Tickets for children under ten years old are free.

Rooms are available at Caribe Royale Orlando Resort for a discounted price of $135 per night. Rooms can be reserved online or by calling 1-407-238-8000. Mention ‘Spooky Empire’ for special rate.

For more information regarding the schedule and to purchase tickets, visit www.spookyempire.com. Stay tuned as more activities, special guests, celebrities and more will be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information about Spooky Empire, visit spookyempire.com. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@SpookyEmpire).

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About Spooky Empire

Founded in 2003, Spooky Empire’s Fall Convention has grown to become one of the largest thriller conventions and the dark side of comic con in the nation with attendance increasing each year. Designed to be THE ultimate weekend for thriller fans of all ages, the event allows guests to meet and mingle with their favorite movie and TV stars, buy amazing collectibles from hundreds of vendors and artists, see new and emerging films as well as old favorites, get tattooed by some of the best artists in the world, and take part in one of the largest Zombie Walks in the country. In May 2011, Spooky Empire introduced their Spring Convention mid-season to provide fans with even more fun in anticipation of their Fall Convention. Spooky Empire’s ultimate goal is to provide memorable events for fans to return to each year, a place where they can congregate with thousands of other people with the same interests. For more information, visit www.spookyempire.com.

Spooky Empire Media Contacts:

Juliana Gutierrez, JWI PR | +1 305-991-4259 | juliana@jwipr.com

Jessica Wade Pfeffer, JWI PR| +1 305-804-8424 | jessica@jwipr.com

County Pop Con (May 2019)

Convention Name
County Pop Con
Convention Website Address
https://countypopcon.com/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/25/2019
About This Convention
County Pop Con is a “Late Night” (multi-genre) pop-culture expo held at the 65,000 square-foot Lake County Fairgrounds Convention Center. The event features vendors and tables of artists, writers, guests, crafters, dealers, and collectors displaying and selling their pop-culture wares. This includes comic books, tabletop games, retro toys, books, video games, costumes, tv/movie memorabilia,Anime, Comics, Toys, Gaming, SCI-FI, Legos, Stars, Horror Films, Steampunk, Autographs, Super Heroes, Action Figures, Cosplay, Fantasy, Tattoo Artists, Horror, Collectibles, Sports Memorabilia, SWAP meet, Publishers & Artist Convention – but open to anything fan-related!.

Also at the event, attendees can play in gaming tournaments, get autographs from celebrity guests, participate in costume contests, learn arts in workshops, listen to guest speakers, learn new tabletop games, and mingle with thousands of other pop-culture fans. This is a family friendly event that encourages creativity, promotes cultural awareness, and directly benefits small businesses.

Hours: 3pm to Midnight!

Venue Name and Address
Lake County Fairgrounds
Grayslake, Illinois 60030
United States
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Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
  • Collectibles
Guests
TBD
Pop Con!

Empire State Comic Con (April 2019)

Empire State Comic Con

Convention Name
Empire State Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.escomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/12/2019
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/14/2019
About This Convention
Empire State Comic Con, Albany’s premier pop culture event, returns to the Capital Region! Join us for amazing guests, talented artists, and some of the best vendors & exhibitors Albany has to offer.
Venue Name and Address
Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle Street
Albany, NY 12207
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
200
Projected Attendance
10,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Saratoga Comic Con (November 2018)

Saratoga Comic Con

Convention Name
Saratoga Comic Con
Convention Website Address
https://www.saratogacomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/17/2018
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/18/2018
About This Convention
Saratoga Comic Con, the largest comic con & pop-culture event in the capital region of NY! Welcome Cosplay, Guest Stars, Gaming, Anime, Sci-Fi, Furries, Geeks, Comic Books, Artists, & Vendors! Fun for everyone on November 17-18, 2018!
Venue Name and Address
Saratoga Springs City Center
522 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
6,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
Guests
David Yost, Jimmy Hart, Richard Ferguson, Dave Ryan, Bill Diamond, Jeff Kline

Hampton Comicon (October 2018)

Hampton Comicon

Convention Name
Hampton Comicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.hamptoncomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/20/2018
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/21/2018
About This Convention
Special Guests Sean Gunn, Phil Lamarr, Mitch Gerards, and many more.
Venue Name and Address
Hampton Roads Convention Center
1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, Virginia 23666
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
10,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Collectibles
Guests
Sean Gunn, Phil Lamarr, Mitch Gerads

CharlestonCon (September 2018)

Convention Name
CharlestonCon
Convention Website Address
http://www.charlestoncon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/22/2018
About This Convention
CharlestonCon is a collectors’ mecca convention located in the beautiful City of Charleston, South Carolina. Striving to be South Carolina’s best and truest comic convention featuring fandoms of multiple genres. As a long-time collector of comics and pop culture items the promoter brings South Carolina an event that will satisfy any fandom!

CharlestonCon will have over 150 exhibitors that cater to a wide-spectrum of interests including:

•comic books • magazines • toys • video games
•movies • wrestling • sci-fi • fantasy television
•anime manga • cosplay • artwork sketches • apparel

In addition, a roster of comic industry professionals and fandom-related celebrities are guaranteed in attendance for fans to meet and greet. This will be one show not to miss!

Venue Name and Address
Embassy Suites
5055 International Boulevard
North Charleston, South Carolina 29418
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
150
Projected Attendance
5,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
Jim Starlin, Fabian Nicieza, Bob Camp

Plattsburgh Comic Con (August 2018)

Plattsburgh

Convention Name
Plattsburgh Comic Con
Convention Website Address
https://www.plattsburghcomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/04/2018
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/05/2018
About This Convention
2nd annual Plattsburgh Comic Con August 4-5, 2018! The largest Comic Con in Northern, NY! Cosplay, guest stars, gaming, anime, sci-fi, furries, geeks, comic books, artists, & vendors! Family fun for everyone!
Venue Name and Address
The Crete Civic Center
2 Beach Road
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
70
Projected Attendance
3,500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
Guests
Brian O’Halloran, Scott Schiaffo, Rusty Gilligan, Brian Harnois

Quad Cities Comic Con (September 2018)

Convention Name
Quad Cities Comic Con
Convention Website Address
https://mightyconshows.com/show/quad-cities
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/01/2018
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/02/2018
About This Convention
Good news, everyone! Festival season in The Quad Cities is kicking off this year with an amazing comic convention! This September 1st & 2nd, Mighty Con is taking over the Quad Cities Expo Center in Rock Island, IL. The Quad Cities Comic Con will feature over 300 artist tables, vendor booths, and special guests. But we’re also bringing cash prize cosplay contests, video and table top gaming tournaments, and a whole weekend of fun! The Quad Cities’s largest comic book and pop culture event!
Venue Name and Address
Quad Cities Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
150
Projected Attendance
3,500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Book Festival
  • Gaming
  • Collectibles
Quad Cities

CA – SDCC 2018: Jay & Silent Bob Get Old LIVE

Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes appear at the American Comedy Co. in San Diego on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 10:00 PM during Comic Con International!

The hilarious duo Jay & Silent Bob are back. Film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes made history and fans all over the world with the characters Jay & Silent Bob from the movies Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Clerks 2. Now you can see them live recording their comedy podcast Jay & Silent Bob Get Old.

Ranked #1 on iTunes Comedy podcasts, Jay & Silent Bob Get Old is a sometimes touching, always hilarious look at what happens when two people grow up in Hollywood’s gaze. These limited engagements will be recorded as the stories evolve live in front of the audience, and released for free on Smodcast.com.

This is what fans everywhere have been waiting for – an opportunity to see their heroes on stage doing what they love, telling stories.

Tickets available at the link…

RSVP on Facebook!

The American Comedy Co. San Diego
818 6th Ave, #B, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 795-3858

AZ – It’s Your Universe Signing

Author and voice of Ahsoka Tano Ashley Eckstein appears at Hot Topic in Arrowhead Town Center in Glendale, AZ to sign It’s Your Universe on Wednesday, June 13, 2018!

About IT’S YOUR UNIVERSE:

Ashley Eckstein grew up inspired by all things Disney. She launched Her Universe, an apparel company catering to fan girls, which has become a preferred partner for Disney and their girl power initiative.

In IT’S YOUR UNIVERSE, Ashley shares her own life lessons, as well as lessons from iconic Disney characters, as a way to inspire girls to create big dreams and work to make them a reality.

Ashley tells her story of being a little girl dreaming of being on a Disney stage, voicing the first female Jedi, Ahsoka Tano, and starting Her Universe, a blockbuster clothing line and community for fangirls.

With prompts for journal entries and quotes from iconic Disney characters, Ashley shows how princesses, Jedi, and superheroes were great role models for choosing her own path.

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