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Author Tony DiTerlizzi reads from Star Wars: The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight at the First Church Auditorium on Saturday October 25th at 12:30 PM as part of Boston Book Fest!

About the author:
Tony DiTerlizzi is a fantasy artist and acclaimed children’s book author and illustrator. DiTerlizzi received a Caldecott Honor for his picture book adaptation of The Spider and the Fly. With Holly Black, he created the New York Times-bestselling series The Spiderwick Chronicles, which was adapted into a film of the same name. DiTerlizzi has also authored the picture books Jimmy Zangwow’s Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure and Ted and the chapter books Kenny and The Dragon and the WondLa trilogy. Most recently, DiTerlizzi is collaborating with Lucasfilm to retell the original Star Wars trilogy in a picture book, The Adventures of Luke Skywalker: Jedi Knight, which introduces the beloved classic film to a new generation of readers.

First Church Boston
66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA 02116

 

 

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New Merchandise for Spooky Empire http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/15/new-merchandise-spooky-empire/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/15/new-merchandise-spooky-empire/#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:00:19 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60457 Spooky Empire Merchandise

Spooky Empire will have some new merch and posters available next weekend! Be sure to stop by our booth located in the vendor room all weekend. 

We have 2 new silk screened posters available. The first is a Children of The Corn inspired poster, created by artist Dave Berns and the second is a Nightmare Before Christmas inspired poster created by Retro Outlaw Studios. Both posters are Spooky Empire exclusives, and extremely limited, so be sure to get them before they’re gone. They will not be reprinted once they’re sold out. You can get them both at the merch booth, and you can also meet both artists at the show.

If you haven’t visited yet, the Spooky Empire online store is up.

You can find tons of vintage Spooky Items there and we’ll be adding more next month.

Tickets are still available, www.spookyempire.com

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Summer Glau goes Mega! http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/09/summer-glau-goes-mega/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/09/summer-glau-goes-mega/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:27:20 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60424 Summer Glau

MegaCon is pleased to announce that Summer Glau (Firefly / Arrow) will be in attendance for MegaCon 2015.

Saturday and Sunday appearance only

MegaCon 2015 will be held April 10th-12th, 2015 at the Orange County Convention Center, West Building Halls A4-B4. Tickets for MegaCon 2015 will be going on sale Monday, October 13th, 2014. Three Day and Saturday only passes for MegaCon 2015 will be available on a limited basis.

For more info on MegaCon check out the website.

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Learn about MegaCon http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/07/learn-megacon/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/07/learn-megacon/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 12:37:29 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60358 MegaCon

Here is a great interview with Orlando’s Local 6 New station with MegaCon owners Beth Wildera and Christine Alger.

Learn how they made this into a HUGe Event in Orlando!

See the story with video HERE!

For more info on Megacon visit their website!

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Big Apple Convention (March 2015) http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/04/big-apple-convention-march-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/04/big-apple-convention-march-2015/#comments Sat, 04 Oct 2014 04:02:36 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60288 Event Details:
Convention Name
Big Apple Convention
Convention Website Address
http://www.nycbm.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
03/07/2015
About This Convention
THE AMAZING 20TH-ANNIVERSARY RETURN OF MIKE CARBO’S BIG APPLE CONVENTION! NYC’s longest-running comic book/sci-fi/fantasy/horror/pop culture convention returns to Penn Plaza Pavilion on March 7, 2015! Celebrity guests, comic book legends and up-and-comers, the world-class dealer room, the costume contest, special panels and 20th anniversary programming will fill the Penn Plaza Pavilion! Special advance tickets are only $15! Watch this space for upcoming announcements!

Where: Penn Plaza PAvilion
402 7th Ave at 33rd St., NY, NY 10001
When: March 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
http://www.nycbm.com/

Venue Name and Address
Penn Plaza Pavilion 401 7th Ave
New York, New York 10001
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
200
Projected Attendance
5000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Big Apple Con

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Garden State Comic Fest (July 2015) http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/03/garden-state-comic-fest-july-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/03/garden-state-comic-fest-july-2015/#comments Sat, 04 Oct 2014 02:15:38 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60167 Event Details:

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Convention Name
GARDEN STATE COMIC FEST
Convention Website Address
http://gardenstatecomicfest.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/25/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/26/2015
About This Convention
GSCF is a must event for fans. We have everything from great artists, vendors, and guests. To awesome giveaways, contests, panels, and cosplay. It has everything for the serious collector to the casual fan.
And of course FREE PARKING!!!
Check out our links and follow us on Face Book for up to the minute updates!!www.gardenstatecomicfest.com/
www.facebook.com/Gardenstatecomicfest
Venue Name and Address
Mennen Sports Arena
161 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
200
Projected Attendance
5000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Collectibles
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Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend Tv Ad http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/30/spooky-empires-ultimate-horror-weekend-tv-ad/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/30/spooky-empires-ultimate-horror-weekend-tv-ad/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:12:08 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60175 Spooky Empire Logo

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PalmCon 2014 Photos from WPTV News http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/29/palmcon-2014-photos-wptv-news/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/29/palmcon-2014-photos-wptv-news/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:05:07 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60170 PalmCon 2014

Here are some photos as posted by West Palm Beach’s Channel 5 News WPTV.

For more about PalmCon check out their website HERE!

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Lexington Comic and Toy Convention (March 2015) http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/26/lexington-comic-toy-convention-march-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/26/lexington-comic-toy-convention-march-2015/#comments Sat, 27 Sep 2014 01:01:20 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=59830 Event Details:

Lexcon

Convention Name
Lexington Comic & Toy Convention
Convention Website Address
http://www.lexingtoncomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
03/13/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
03/15/2015
Venue Name and Address
Lexington Convention Center
430 West Vine Street
Lexington, KY 40507
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
450
Projected Attendance
20000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
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MA – Luke Skywalker: Jedi Knight Launch Party http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/23/ma-luke-skywalker-jedi-knight-launch-party/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/23/ma-luke-skywalker-jedi-knight-launch-party/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:24:58 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60132 td-sw-ls

Tony DiTerlizzi appears at Odyssey Bookshop on Wednesday, October 8th at 6:30 pm!

Press Release:

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (well, not that far away) comes an epic arrival! The Odyssey Bookshop celebrates in true rebel style, with the New Tork Time bestselling author of The Spiderwick Chronicles, Tony DiTerlizzi! Grab your lightsaber, don your jedi robe and head down to the Odyssey Bookshop to celebrate with us. Slurp down jello space drinks, chomp down on jedi cake and learn the power of the force with Master DiTerlizzi.

Deluxe picture book featuring vintage art from Star Wars concept artist Ralph McQuarrie, paired with captivating text by a high-profile author.

The classic tale of good versus evil set in a galaxy far, far away, quickly became a cultural phenomenon during its time, inspiring a generation of story lovers and storytellers. Now, the original trilogy of Star Wars shines anew with the vibrant concept art of Ralph McQuarrie, the legendary conceptual designer behind the original trilogy.

Collected in a picture book for the first time, McQuarrie’s art is paired with captivating text by New York Times bestselling author Tony DiTerlizzi-a winning combination that will delight Star Wars fans old and new and delight generations of readers to come.

Star Wars: The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight.

The Force is strong with Tony DiTerlizzi in this epic Star Wars compendium picture book. Star Wars fans new and old will revel in the stunning original illustrations from Ralph McQuarrie as they are guided through light saber battles, Jedi wisdom and a fight for freedom by master storyteller, Tony Diterlizzi. Children will delight in reading aloud the highlighted, sound-affect, text through out the story complimented by McQuarrie’s legendary illustrations artfully selected to be appropriate for children. This book will be loved by the life-long die hard fans as well as the young and newly discovered ones. Love this book, you will…

Please RSVP for this event by emailing kids@odysseybks(dot)com or call 413 534 7307.

Tony DiTerlizzi:
New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Tony DiTerlizzi, has been creating books with Simon and Schuster for over a decade. From his fanciful picture books like, Adventure of Meno (with his wife, Angela) and The Spider & The Fly (a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like Kenny and The Dragon and The Search for WondLa, Tony always imbues his stories with a rich imagination. His middle-grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Holly Black), has sold millions of copies, been adapted into a feature film, and has been translated in over thirty countries.

RSVP on Facebook!

Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075
(413) 534-7307

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