NYC – Hack/Slash Resurrection #8 Signing

Artist Danielle Otrakji appears at Royal Collectibles on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 6:00 PM to sign copies of her cover of Hack/Slash Resurrection #8 and taking commissions upon request!

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Royal Collectibles
96-01 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills, NY 11375
718-793-0542

MA – The Complete Girls with Slingshots Signing

Danielle Corsetto, creator of webcomic Girls With Slingshots, will be appearing at That’s Entertainment in Worcester, MA on Wednesday, June 20th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for an in-store signing.

Corsetto will be signing copies of her new book The Complete Girls with Slingshots, which will be available to purchase directly at her table for $74.99 each (suggested for a mature audience). She will also be offering to draw a free mini sketch upon request to anyone purchasing a copy of her book, or to anyone making a store purchase in any amount. Please present your store receipt at her table.

Danielle Corsetto is the creator of the webcomic Girls With Slingshots, which ran from 2004-2015. She also penned three Adventure Time Original Graphic Novels for BOOM! Studios, and wrote and drew The New Adventures of Bat Boy for the Weekly World News. She posts silly autobio strips about her cats and yoga at Stuckat32.com, and is writing a sex ed comic with Monica Gallaher called BOO! It’s Sex, debuting on Webtoons this summer.

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That’s Entertainment
244 Park Ave, Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 755-4207

WI – Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan Screening + Q&A

William Shatner appears at the Orpheum on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM.

Set your phasers to stun! Prepare to be beamed up for an unforgettable night with William Shatner, live on stage. In this unique evening you’ll enjoy a screening of the classic film “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” on the big screen. Following the movie, one of Hollywood’s most recognizable figures, William Shatner, will take to the stage to share fascinating and humorous behind the scenes stories from portraying the original “Captain James T. Kirk” in the Star Trek television series and movies as well as his career spanning over 50 years as an award winning actor, producer, director and writer. Fans will also have a chance to ask William their question during the audience-led Q&A.

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Orpheum Theater
216 State St, Madison, WI 53703
(608) 250-2600

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

Chris Claremont Added to HeroesCon 2018

Comics legend Chris Claremont is coming to HeroesCon! Don’t miss this chance to meet him June 15-17 in Charlotte, NC!

Claremont is one of the most influential writers of superhero comics, renowned for his 17-year run on Uncanny X-Men. During that period, the X-Men became one of the most popular comic book franchises in history. Claremont is credited with the creation of legendary characters including Legion, The New Mutants, Rogue, Gambit, Sabretooth, Kitty Pryde, and the White Queen amongst many others. It is a conservative estimate that Claremont has sold in excess of 750,000,000 comics worldwide.

For the full guest list with table assignments please go here….

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TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

BUYING AN ADVANCE PASS MEANS YOU’LL GET ANY ADVANCE INCENTIVES WE OFFER, FREE!

ENTRY WILL BE $25: FRI $25: SAT $20: SUN / AT THE SHOW ITSELF, SO YOU SAVE AS MUCH AS $20 BY PURCHASING ADVANCE PASSES TODAY! TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES WE MAY CREDIT AN UNUSABLE TICKET TOWARD FUTURE TICKET PURCHASES.

HEROES CONVENTION was founded in 1982 by Shelton Drum, owner of Charlotte’s Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find comics shop. Since then the convention has become famous for its comics-first and family-friendly atmosphere, where fans can mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors. Boasting an incredible guest list built mainly on reputation and goodwill, HeroesCon is known nationwide as a “must” on the summer schedule, drawing fans, exhibitors, and creators from all over the world to the Charlotte Convention Center.

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

Waxacon (November 2018)

Stranger Waxacon

Convention Name
Waxacon
Convention Website Address
http://www.waxacon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/03/2018
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/04/2018
About This Convention
Focussing on local talent and the fan experience. Our celebrities are accessable and easy to talk to. The vendors and artists are as important to us as the celebrities in how they are treated and customer service. All members of management are on site and will help move tables etc themselves.
Venue Name and Address
Waxahachie Civic Center
2000 Civic center dr
Waxahachie, Tx 75165
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
80
Projected Attendance
2,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
Guests
Chuck Huber, Scarlett Muse, SeeSeeCasey and more

NYC – The Art of March: A NYCLU Flights & Rights Program

Press Release:

Join the Associate Council of the New York Civil Liberties Union and the Society of Illustrators (SOI) for a unique event celebrating the SOI’s exhibit The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece. Enjoy drinks, a private viewing of the exhibition and hear from our engaging panelists of artists and organizers on voting rights. We are honored to have joining us Andrew Aydin, award-winning creator and co-author of the graphic memoir series, MARCH, and current Digital Director & Policy Advisor to the congressman.

The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece walks visitors through the story of Congressman John Lewis’s experience in the civil rights movement as depicted by the pen of MARCH trilogy illustrator Nate Powell. This landmark exhibition of Congressman Lewis’s celebrated graphic novel memoir, co-written with Andrew Aydin, takes visitors on a visceral tour of the movement, illuminating pivotal moments, people, and philosophies.

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Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065
212-838-2560

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