Shock Pop Comiccon introduces HUGE Cosplay contest

SPCC Cosplay

Get ready for a new era in cosplay South Florida!

Shock Pop Comiccon presents to you the most prestigious, competitive, and professional cosplay event to ever take place in South Florida. Shock Pop Comiccon proudly presents, the South Florida Cosplay Championships. Featuring the largest payout for a cosplay event EVER in the history of South Florida conventions. With up to over $4,000 more in payout than any other event in South Florida. Honoring our tradition to do everything bigger and better than you have ever seen before in South Florida, let’s go ahead and tell you what this event is all about.

First off, the unique part about this event is, the prizing is tiered. Meaning, the more people who participate, the more we pay out. We start at a base payout for the first 100 participants, and raise the payout for every 99 people who join the event. Capping the increase at 600 participants. So tell all your friends about this, because the more people who show, the more money you make!

The cosplay event will take place on Saturday February 14th, and will consist of a pre judging estimated to take 3 hours, and main competitions which we are slating for 1 hour and 30 minutes. There will be two separate sets of judges, one for the pre judging, and one for the main competition. We will be listing the judges shortly, as well as the times, we strongly suggest you register and get your admission now, we don’t expect spots for this to last very long.
In order to register for this event, you must
1) Purchase a Weekend pass or Saturday Admission
2) Fill out pre registration form, and send it to shockpopcosplay@gmail.com . The Form is available on our website.
3) Select free cosplay ticket on Eventbrite ticket registration page.

Also we can now announce that immediately following the cosplay event will be a live performance from V Is For Villains.

Categories we will be paying out for are

South Florida Cosplay Champion (Our Best in Show)
Comic Book Cosplay
Movie and T.V. Cosplay (Includes Horror)
Anime & Fantasy Cosplay
Video Games Cosplay
Group (Max 8 People)
Juniors (8-14 years old)
Rising Star

A couple quick notes!
We do not distinguish competitors based on skill level.
Newer cosplayers are welcome and encouraged. We have a Rising Star category which recognizes skilled cosplayers who are just beginning, and have the makings of becoming future Cosplay Champions.

So now, let’s get to the fun part!

Payout for 0-199 participants

South Florida Cosplay Champion- $800
Comic Book Cosplay $100
Movie and T.V. Cosplay $100
Anime & Fantasy Cosplay $100
Video Games Cosplay $100
Group $100
Juniors (8-14 years old) $100
Rising Star $100

Payout for 200-299 Participants

South Florida Cosplay Champion- $1300
Comic Book Cosplay $170
Movie and T.V. Cosplay $170
Anime & Fantasy Cosplay $170
Video Games Cosplay $170
Group $170
Juniors (8-14 years old) $170
Rising Star $170

Payout for 300-399 Participants

South Florida Cosplay Champion- $1800
Comic Book Cosplay $240
Movie and T.V. Cosplay $240
Anime & Fantasy Cosplay $240
Video Games Cosplay $240
Group $240
Juniors (8-14 years old) $240
Rising Star $240

Payout for 400-499 Participants

South Florida Cosplay Champion- $2300
Comic Book Cosplay $310
Movie and T.V. Cosplay $310
Anime & Fantasy Cosplay $310
Video Games Cosplay $310
Group $310
Juniors (8-14 years old) $310
Rising Star $310

Payout for 500 to 599

South Florida Cosplay Champion- $2800
Comic Book Cosplay $385
Movie and T.V. Cosplay $385
Anime & Fantasy Cosplay $385
Video Games Cosplay $385
Group $385
Juniors (8-14 years old) $385
Rising Star $385

Payout for 600 or More Participants

South Florida Cosplay Champion- $3300
Comic Book Cosplay $460
Movie and T.V. Cosplay $460
Anime & Fantasy Cosplay $460
Video Games Cosplay $460
Group $460
Juniors (8-14 years old) $460
Rising Star $460

WI – Munchkin #1 Signing

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Illustrator John Kovalic appears at Westfield Comics East on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM to sign MUNCHKIN #1!

RSVP on Facebook!

Westfield Comics East
944 Williamson St Suite 3, Madison, WI 53703
(608) 663-5555

Roanoke Valley Comicon (April 2015)

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Convention Name
Roanoke Valley Comicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.RoanokeValleyComicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/04/2015
Venue Name and Address
Berglund Center
710 Williamson Rd
Roanoke, VA 24016
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
70
Projected Attendance
1200
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

The DeLand Comic & Collectibles Show is this Sunday!

The DeLand Comic & Collectibles Show

Volusia County Fairgrounds

Sunday, Jan. 11th, 2015   10am to 5pm

6th ANNUAL SHOW – THIS SUNDAY!
Peruse 125+ tables full of cool Comics, 
Collectibles, and other Pop-Culture treasures.
From Action Figures to Dolls & Sci-Fi to Horror,
There’s something for everyone!
Shop with our more than 40 vendors and take home something, “you’ve been looking for”!
 
 VENDOR SPACE FOR THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT
9 AMAZING ARTISTS WITH ORIGINAL ART & PRINTS AVAILABLE! COMMISSIONS TOO!!
Plenty of Free Parking — Food available on site
Age 12 & Under Free with Adult
visit our website for more details
COSPLAYERS & COSTUMES WELCOME

(no contest or judging)
THEY’RE EDGY… THEY’RE STEAMPUNK…  THEY’RE  TOTALLY AWESOME…
PHANTASMAGORIA 
IS BACK TO AMUSE, ENTERTAIN,  TITILLATE, AND AMAZE YOU!
 
C. BRADFORD GORBY added to Show!
Make sure you stop by and check out his amazing art

Illustrator C. Bradford Gorby started his art career in the third grade, selling watercolors to his neighbors – until his parents made him return the money. Not deterred by this setback, he kept drawing and actually found his parents quite encouraging in his artistic pursuits, introducing
him to the pin-up art of Alberto Vargas .Eventually his enthusiasm for
drawing pretty girls lured him to Central Florida, giving up his day job in computer graphics for Post Production Services in Cincinnati, Ohio. He spent 10 years illustrating FEMFORCE for Bill Black’s AC Comics, as well as slipping in a few other companies when time allowed, Image Comics, Todd McFarlane Productions, DC Comics and continued his work as a sculptor for Miniature Wargaming that he began in 1982 with Ral Partha Ent., Tag Industries, and Alderac Entertainment. He retired from art as a profession for 10 years and got a “real job” which only fueled his artistic drive, “at the end of my shift I would return home and create”. I am simply driven to draw, paint, sculpt, whether I am working professionally or not. It’s what I do. His full time job managing a liquor store lead to a chance meeting of a fan of his comic book work and that turned into a new job at Walt Disney World, where he spent 5 years as a Theme Produc-tion Specialist. He assisted in the creation of the character icons at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, as well as helping ensure that Cinderella and Princess Aurora always looked their loveliest outside of The World of Disney Store at Downtown Disney. Currently he is a self- employed freelance artist at C.Bradford Gorby Studio and working on a graphic novel with writers Michael Cucka and John Salimbene entitled WEBB.

Super Special Guest!

Come Meet a Legend at the DeLand Comic & Collectibles Show

John Beatty is a veteran comic book artist best known for his work with both Marvel and DC Comics. Titles John has worked on include many fan

favorites including Batman, The Punisher, Captain America,

The Nam, Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars,Adventures of Superman, JLA, and many others! Visit with John and purchase a signed




print or do yourself a favor and commission a custom piece.

 

Keep up with the Pop-Culture world of Central Florida!
Live from DeLand – The Riley & Kimmy Show
DeLand’s own…  DERBY SIRENS   roll into our event!
They’re Bad, They’re Beautiful, They’ll bowl you over
Come meet the Thunder City Derby Sirens Roller Derby team
 
HAVE YOUR PICTURE MADE WITH YOUR FAVORITE SUPERHERO AND
 RAISE MONEY FOR CHARITY AT THE SAME TIME!  THIS YEAR WE’VE GOT,

THE COSTUMER’S WITH A CAUSE
Jeff Balke – First DeLand Appearance!

 
Jeff has co-created his own ongoing comic book series called Urban Legends, which he is also the colorist on.  He’s also starting up his own comic book publishing company which will launch in the Spring of 2015. Jeff also freelance colors for comic book companies such as Image, Zenescope, After Hours Press, Antarctic Press and many others.  In just 5 short years, he’s colored over 150 comics. An award winning colorist, winning the 2011 Shel Dorf Award for “Colorist of the Year”, Jeff has been also been nominated multiple times for an Eagle Award as “Favorite Colorist”. Jeff is the creator of something called Sketch Coloring™.  This is where you bring him anything b/w, and he’ll color it up by hand with markers right there on the spot.  This is how he, as a colorist, creates a sketch to make it a “one of a kind, unique”  item for you. No two Sketch Colorings™ will ever be alike.  

Tod Allen Smith joins the Show!

Tod is an artist from Altoona PA, and is an officially licensed Lucasfilm artist with Topps Trading Cards which include sketch cards for Star Wars The Clone Wars: Rise of the Bounty Hunters, Star Wars Galaxy 4 trough 7, Mars Attacks and Indiana Jones Masterpieces, Star Wars: Galactic Files 1 and 2 including Star Wars Illustrated, Star Wars Chrome Perspectives and Star Wars Masterwork. Other sketch card sets include Marvel Masterpieces 2 and 3, along with sketch cards for the Captain America and Iron Man 2 movies for Upper Deck. Also, Hack/Slash and Zombies vs. Cheerleaders for 5Finity. The Hobbit, The Walking Dead and DC New 52 for Cryptozoic Entertainment. Tod was also featured in the Voltron United and Drawn art book. Currently Tod has completed story boards for Star Wars actor Jake Lloyds first directorial gig and is partners with Jake in Pumpkin Pact Productions. Tod is also doing work with table top skirmish game makers Micro Art Studio, and with Monkey House Games for Jeff Dee and Jack Herman’s re-launch of the classic super hero rpg Villains and Vigilantes. Stop by and welcome Tod back to Florida.

 

 

First time at The D.C.&C.S.
  Like most people that have a love and desire for artistic creation, Austin started drawing at age 7. For over 19 years I have been working in comics on high profile projects in very small doses! I have had the pleasure of inking on books like Iron Man with Bob Layton for Marvel, X-Men Unlimited, 10th Muse/Shi, 10th Muse 800, God Wars and Judo Girl for Alias Comics/Bluewater Productions, Ink Assists on: Tomb Raider & Necromancer for Top Cow, Lettering work on John Carpenter’s Aslyum for StormKing, Witch Girls and Witch Girls Tales for Magna Comix, Illustrated sketch cards for Vamperilla, Red Sonja, The Avengers & Iron Man 3, Wizards of the Coast’s GI Joe, and illustrated a Donald Trump story for Cracked Magazine! I have also done my own projects like 7th Millennium, TAN, Stanley the Snowman and his exciting new project Divine Retribution.
Tommy drawing

Back by popular demand!
Tommy Castillo joins us again at the DeLand Comic & Collectibles Show!

Tommy Castillo is a master artist of the twisted and the macabre. Whether creating a slimy corpse reaching for you or the gentle glance of a mighty dragon, Tommy will capture you with the dynamics of his penciling and the intensity of his palette. With a career spanning eighteen years, Tommy is famed and sought after for his dark humor, brilliant attention to detail, and his love of the darker side of art. Tommy has put paint and pencil to such titles as Batman Detective; Legends of the Dark Knight; Toetags, with Horror legend George Romero; Evil Ernie; Tales From the Crypt; Alice in Wonderland; King Kong; Dragons, Myths, and Mayhem; various storyboards and designs for films; and many more of the macabre based literature. Tommy has been sought out by the fields largest companies: DC comics, Paramount Pictures, Warhammer, Wizards of the Coast, and Image and as offbeat as Rolling Stone magazine. His diverse styling and insane line work have defined him as one of today’s greatest in the field of comics and fine art…and y’know, he renders some of the scariest books of today, and the guy will get as giddy as a schoolboy on Sunday at the sight of a muppet. You gotta love that.

 


JOE FAUVEL returns to



theDeLandComic&CollectiblesShow
 
  Joe is a graphic designer and the creator/artist talent behind CRY Comic. Joe also works on Assassin’s Guild and the Knightshift Showcase. Come meet Joe Fauvel at the DeLand Show and get a signed copy of CRY or perhaps commission him to make you a custom sketch on Strathmore Bristol Vellum Paper using his Mirado Black Warrior HB pencils and a # 2 Sable Brush!
 

RAVENWOLF Joins us for the DELAND COMIC & COLLECTIBLES SHOW.
  Journey into a creative world where portrait and comic art collide! Join Graven and Monica Ravenwolf as they explore the path of art, comics and illustration. This will be their first appearance in DeLand so make sure you stop by and make them feel at home!

   George Frei, artist extraordinaire returns to DeLand!                                                       

 For more than 15 years George Frei has worked in the Entertainment, Consumer Products, and Advertising. His versatile skill set allowed him work for some of the highest profile clients in the industry. His work includes Toy design, Consumer Products for Theme park’s and Restaurants, Branding, Set design, Character Design, & Conceptual Development.

In 2005 George worked for Disney Design Group as an in house freelance artist. He worked in the Consumer product Division for Disneyland, Disneyworld, & Hong Kong Disneyland. George produced high profile product for Disney Cruise line, which became a best seller.

George Currently teaches Digital Art & Design at Full Sail University in Orlando FL. George is still actively involved in side projects and freelance work for his company. He has opened an online store for fans of his work to purchase their favorite prints of his work.

George is actively involved in George Frei Design and it’s current projects.

The DeLand Comic & Collectibles Show
 is sponsored by: 

Carasells Pop-Culture Collectibles
216 N. Woodland Blvd. DeLand, FL  32720
HOURS: Tu.-Th. 10a – 6p, 

Fr. 10a – 9p, Sat. 10a – 6p,  Sun. Nov. 23rd – Jan.4th 11a – 5p

  Mooresports43- sportscards & more

at Carasells Collectibles & Shoppes at Rivertown Mall 

eBay ID: mooresports43

 

 Feed Your Imagination 

fyi@tampabay.rr.com

phone (727) 686 2895 

 

 visit our website for more details

  www.cfcollectibles.com

Wayne NJ Toy, Comic and Collectibles Show (2015 and 2016 Schedule)

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Convention Wayne NJ Toy, Comic & Collectibles Show
Convention Website Address http://www.waynenjtoyandcollectiblesshow.com
Start Date 2015 Schedule – 1/4, 2/1, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3, 6/7, 7/5, 8/2, 9/6, 10/4, 11/1, 12/6

2016 Schedule – 1/3, 2/7, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, 6/5, 7/3, 8/7, 9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4

About This Convention: Wayne, New Jersey – Wayne NJ Toy, Comic and Collectibles Show – Held at Company #1 Firehouse, 97 Parish Dr, Wayne NJ 07470, Take Rte 23 North or South, in Wayne NJ, to the Lincoln Park Exit and follow the Red & Yellow Toy Show signs to Parish Drive and Firehouse. Winter months visit the huge flea market across the bridge at the PAL building. We (The Firehouse Show) feature all types of Vintage and Current hard to find Items such as, Toys, Comics, Movie Memorabilia, Sports, Non-Sports, Advertising, Action Figures, DVD, Gaming, Music, Dolls, Paper Collectibles, Books and Magazines, Die Cast Cars and Trucks, Hot Wheels, Trains, Care bears, Small Antiques, Monster Magazines and Movies, Sci-Fi and Horror Related Stuff and much much more.This is a full collectibles show, always changing merchandise, with steady and new dealers. Check our web page at www.waynenjtoyandcollectiblesshow.com and our new show www.toyconnj.com See us on Flickr, Youtube and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Wayne-NJ-Toy-and-Collectible-Show/108434625896135 – Hours: 8am to 2pm. Admission: $3; Children under 12 free.

For more information contact Phil De Mario, PO Box 4094, Wayne NJ 07474-4094, (973) 726-9897, or email us at waynenjtoyshow@aol.com.

This is our 24th year running this monthly show. Dealers come from many states and bring a huge variety of all types of collectibles. Low table prices afford great flexibility for the dealers to pass on great deals to the customers. There is a Snack bar and free parking. We never have less than 80 tables of fantastic buys. Come shop where the dealers get there rare finds. And where the “Toy Hunter” TV series sells their “on the road” finds.

Venue Name Company #1 Firehouse
Venue Address 97 Parish Drive
Wayne, NJ 07470
United States
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 85
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 350
What category best describes your convention? Collectibles
What other categories might be appropriate for your convention? - Anime
– Comic Books
– Gaming
– Horror
– Science Fiction and Fantasy
– Sports

Wayne

NY Wintercon Comic and Sci-Fi Expo (December 2015)

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Convention Name
NY Wintercon – The NY Winter Con Comic & Sci-Fi Expo!
Convention Website Address
http://www.nywintercon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
12/05/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
12/06/2015
About This Convention
After the great success of the first NY Wintercon, The second one will be twice as grand, expanded over two days with cosplay, artists, celebrities, programming, dealers, combat coral, and more! All at Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, Queens, NY!
Venue Name and Address
Resorts World Casino
110-00 Rockaway Blvd,
Jamaica, NY 11420
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
200
Projected Attendance
10000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Pop Culture Expo Comic Con (June 2015)

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Convention Name
Pop Culture Expo Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.PopCultureExpo.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/20/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/21/2015
About This Convention
FANS & FAMILY FUN. Celebrities, Cosplay, Video Games, Autographs, Collectibles, Film, Animation, Music, all things Pop Culture, Vendors, Contests, Art, Fashion, Geek Culture
Venue Name and Address
Shriners Auditorium
99 Firdham Rd
Wilmington, MA 01749
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
400
Projected Attendance
8000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Other
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Book Festival
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Comic Book and Non Sports Card Show (March 2015)

Convention Name
Comic Book and non sports card show
Convention Website Address
http://www.clandestinecomics.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
03/29/2015
About This Convention
We are the longest one day comic book show in Maryland. Dealers from around the Mid-Atlantic will be selling comics from all eras. This is a great show to pick up back issues and new weekly issues from stores with overstock.
Venue Name and Address
2004 Greenspring Dr.
Timonium, Maryland 21093
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
25
Projected Attendance
125
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

Comic Book and Non Sports Card Show (February 2015)

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Convention Name
Comic book and non sports card show
Convention Website Address
http://www.clandestinecomics.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/01/2015
About This Convention
SUPER BOWL SUNDAY every year for the past 15 years we celebrate the Super Bowl by putting on a show. This is a great show to attend since the game does not start till 7pm and who wants to watch 12 hours of pre-game. Come out and enjoy the early part of the day buying comic books and talking over the latest in Pop Culture. Dealers from around the Mid-Atlantic will be selling comics from all Eras to the most recent books.
Venue Name and Address
15101 Sweitzer Lane
Laurel, Maryland 20793
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
24
Projected Attendance
125
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

Murfreesboro Anime and Comic Kon (MACK) (January 2015)

Convention Name
Murfreesboro Anime & Comic Kon (MACK)
Convention Website Address
http://www.comiccitytn.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/17/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/18/2015
About This Convention
Murfreesboro Anime & Comic Kon (MACK)
JANUARY 17 & 18 , 2015
Clarion Hotel , 227 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro , TN 37129 (615)896-2420 (exit #78B off I-24)
Saturday Hours 10:00 AM to 6:00PM
Sunday Hours 11:00AM to 4:00 PM
The Fifth year for the Show..This will be a Fan Friendly Show!! It will feature FREE PARKING ! A FREE NYLON TOTEBAG! FREE ENTRY for our Win-An-Entire-Booth (3000.00 in Merchandise) Prize Raffle held Sunday ! (Details below) FREE GAMING ALL DAY…Board Games(Apples to Apples to Zathura) , Magic, Pokemon, More…(Tournaments to be Announced!) SUNDAY’S SUPER -FREEBIE TABLE (An Entire table FULL of FREEBIE GOODIES..Posters, Pins, Toys, Comic Books, Buttons, MORE! (while they last!) ….FREE PASSES to Atlanta Comic Convention ! ALL KIDS (10 and Under)that come in Costume (either day) will receive a FREE GIFT..JUST for coming!
KIDS DAY SUNDAY! FREE PICTURES with Yo Gabba Gabba’s Brobee and Foofa (10:30 TO 11:00AM) ..KIDS COSTUME CONTEST (See details under Costume Contest), ALL KIDS (10 and Under) FREE with a paid Adult.
ALL FOR ONLY 10.00 Admission !
ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS (MTSU, etc.) with I.D. get in for 5.00 on Sunday ! ALL MILITARY get in FREE on Sunday with I.D.! VIP PASSES ONLY 35.00 (LIMITED to 50 Memberships)Details see below..
JOIN OUR FB PAGE for updates, directions and any questions you have about the show!
Venue Name and Address
Clarion Inn
227 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
65
Projected Attendance
1000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Doug TenNapel (Earthworm Jim), Dean Zaachery (Star Wars), Santiago Cirilo (Walking Dead), 7 Wrestling Stars, More!

Earthworm Jim

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