NM – The Spiderwick Chronicles Signing

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Tony DiTerlizzi, illustrator and co-creator of The Spiderwick Chronicles series will have an exhibition of his incredible work at the Jean Cocteau Cinema Gallery during the month of February, with some screenings of the Spiderwick Chronicles movie leading up to a special Interview with DeTerlizzi conducted by George R.R. Martin and followed by an audience Q&A on Tuesday, March 1st at 6:30 PM! Details at the link…

About Tony DiTerlizzi:
New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Tony DiTerlizzi, has been creating books for over a decade. From his fanciful picture books like The Spider & The Fly (a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like Kenny and The Dragon and the WondLa trilogy, Tony always imbues his stories with a rich imagination. With Holly Black, he created the middle-grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles, which has sold millions of copies, been adapted into a feature film, and has been translated in over thirty countries. In 2014, he teamed up with Lucasfilm to retell the original Star Wars trilogy in a picture book. This year, a highly-anticipated collection of his early work, REALMS: The Roleplaying Game Art of Tony DiTerlizzi was released. October will see the debut of The Story of Diva & Flea, a collaboration with fellow kid’s lit bestseller, Mo Willems. Tony’s work has been featured in Time magazine, USA Today, CNN, PBS, the BBC and The Today Show.

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Jean Cocteau Cinema
418 Montezuma Ave Santa Fe NM 87501
(505) 992-8783

Make Way for Huge Group of ECCC Comic Guests

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Emerald City Comicon makes a big announcement with several new comic creator guests added for the 2016 convention including Klaus Janson (DARK KNIGHT III), Ming Doyle (CONSTANTINE), Todd Nauck (NIGHTCRAWLER), Mairghread Scott (POWER RANGERS), Pierrick Colinet (INFINITE LOOP), Francis Manapul (JUSTICE LEAGUE), Joshua Williamson (BIRTHRIGHT), Annie Wu (BLACK CANARY), Jim Zub (SKULLKICKERS), Don Rosa (UNCLE SCROOGE), Shannon Watters (LUMBERJANES), Elsa Charretier (C.O.W.L.), Cully Hamner (RED), Drew Johnson (WONDER WOMAN), and more! Plus voice actors Linda Ballantyne (SAILOR MOON), Nolan North (UNCHARTED), and Susan Roman (SAILOR MOON).

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Previously announced celebrity guests include:
Christy Carlson Romano (KIM POSSIBLE, EVEN STEVENS), Chyler Leigh (SUPERGIRL), Dameon Clarke (DRAGON BALL Z, BORDERLANDS 2), Danielle Panabaker (THE FLASH, JUSTIFIED), Dante Basco (HOOK, AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER), David Anders (IZOMBIE, ONCE UPON A TIME), Jenna Coleman (DOCTOR WHO, LEGO DIMENSIONS), Keiynan Lonsdale (THE FLASH), Ksenia Solo (LOST GIRL), Lana Parrilla (ONCE UPON A TIME, 24), Melissa Benoist (SUPERGIRL), Nathan Fillion (FIREFLY, CASTLE), Robbie Amell (THE FLASH, X-FILES), Rose McIver (IZOMBIE, ONCE UPON A TIME), Sean Astin (GOONIES, LORD OF THE RINGS), Sean Maguire (ONCE UPON A TIME, SCOTT & BAILEY), Will Friedle (BATMAN BEYOND, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, BOY MEETS WORLD)

Comic guests include:
Aaron Conley (SABERTOOTH SWORDSMAN), Aaron Kuder (ACTION COMICS), Adam Gorham (DEAD DROP), Alé Garza (GET JIRO: BLOOD & SUSHI), Alex de Campi (NO MERCY), Amy Chu (POISON IVY), Babs Tarr (BATGIRL), Brittney Williams (PATSY WALKER aka HELLCAT), Cary Nord (X-O MANOWAR), Chad Hardin (HARLEY QUINN), Chris Burnham (BATMAN INC.), Chris Mooneyham (FIVE GHOSTS), Chris Moreno (ZOMBIE DICKHEADS ), Chris Roberson (iZOMBIE), Clay Mann (POISON IVY), Dan Parent (KEVIN KELLER), Daniel Warren Johnson (THE GHOST FLEET), Dice Tsutsumi (ICE AGE), Dustin Nguyen (DESCENDER), Ed Brisson (SHELTERED), Ed Luce (WUVABLE OAF), Emi Lenox (PLUTONA), Emanuela Lupacchino (SUPERGIRL), Evan ‘Doc’ Shaner (GREEN LANTERN), Faith Erin Hicks (THE NAMELESS CITY), Fiona Staples (SAGA), Hope Larson (A WRINKLE IN TIME), Jake Wyatt (MS. MARVEL), James Harren (RUMBLE), Jason Howard (TREES), Jim Mahfood (EVERYBODY LOVES TANK GIRL), Jody Houser (FAITH), Joe Keatinge (SHUTTER), Kei Acedera (ALICE IN WONDERLAND), Kevin Wada (CATWOMAN), Kris Anka (CAPTAIN MARVEL), Lee Weeks (DAREDEVIL), Leila del Duca (SHUTTER), Liz Prince (WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME IF I WET THE BED?), Marcus To (RED ROBIN), Marguerite Bennett (A-FORCE), Matthew Southworth (STUMPTOWN), Mitch Gerads (THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON), Nick Dragotta (EAST OF WEST), Nick Pitarra (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS), Noelle Stevenson (NIMONA), Philip Tan (GREEN LANTERN), Raina Telgemeier (SISTERS), Sean Gordon Murphy (TOKYO GHOST), Shawn Crystal (ARKHAM MANOR), Terry Moore (RACHEL RISING), Tim Sale (CAPTAIN AMERICA: WHITE), and many more!

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Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) is the premier comic book & pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest. Join us April 7-10, 2016. For tickets and more information please go to the website: www.emeraldcitycomicon.com

Lake Effect Comic Book Convention (June 2016)

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Convention Name
Lake Effect Comic Book Convention
Convention Website Address
http://comicsandfriends.org/lakeeffectcomiccon/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/05/2016
About This Convention
The Con is on! The 7th annual Lake Effect Comic Book Convention will be held Sunday June 5th 2016 at the Holiday Inn CLEVELAND NORTHEAST – MENTOR.

Show will open at 10:00 AM and will close at 5:00 PM

Admission will be $5 for adults, children under 13 are admitted free. Free parking is provided.
•Costume Contest
•Hourly Door Prizes
•Movie Screenings
•Discussion Panels

Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn CLEVELAND NORTHEAST
MENTOR 7701 Reynolds Road SR 306,
Mentor, OH 44060
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
2,500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
AubreyKCosplay, Chris Lambert, Craig Boldman, Craig Tucker, David Russell, David Kemp, Frank James Bailey, Gary Dumm, Jason Christner, Jason Liccardi, Jeremy Freeman, LadyDevann, Mike Gustovich, Mike Neno, Nate Dray, Ted Sikora, Teddy Hanes

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Cheyenne Comic Con (May 2016)

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Convention Name
Cheyenne Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.CheyenneComicCon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/13/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/15/2016
About This Convention
Cheyenne Comic Con
Wyoming’s first comic convention and pop culture event of it’s kindOUR HISTORY
We started out with our locally owned comic shop The Loft Collectibles, Comics & Games. It literally was in a loft at first with only 450 square feet. Within a year we moved to our current location and have been thriving since.

May of 2015 was when C3 began as an idea and is now coming to fruition. We started the Wyoming Comic Book Initiative as a non profit organization to provide the tools and the supplies to young readers so that they may continue their education through comics.

Comic books, are more accepted today by educators as tools for helping children master literacy. The funny, silly, clever, and touching story lines in each short strip draw eager readers in. Just a few words per frame is all it takes for a comic book’s characters to reveal a complete story. They don’t require long sentences or paragraphs to relate a captivating tale or a powerful message.

Venue Name and Address
Little America Resort
2800 W Lincolnway
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
150
Projected Attendance
20,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Ernie Hudson, Virginia Madsen, Katrina Law, Kristen Bauer, Paul Blackthorne, Lew Temple, Amanda Bearse, Deep Roy, Jonboy Meyers, Mike Baron, Mark Texeira, Rodney Ramos, More to come

ACC Toy and Collectibles Show (April 2016)

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Convention Name
ACC Toy and Collectibles Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.albanytoyshow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/03/2016
About This Convention
The Albany Toy Show is an annual event in the Capital District of Albany in Upstate New York. Now in it’s 6th year it features Toys, Comic Books and Collectibles of every kind including: Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers, Mego, Horror, Movie memorabilia, Wrestling, Non Sports Cards, Barbie’s, Statues, Model Kits, and much, much more. Along with a great line up of vendors, the show hosts professional sculptors, and artists that work on action figures, statues, model kits and comic books. This show is for anyone, of any age that loves or collects toys or memorabilia.
Venue Name and Address
Radisson Hotel
205 Wolf Rd
Albany, New York 12205
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
65
Projected Attendance
700
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Ron Marz, Paul Harding, Chris St. Pierre, John Hebert, Jim Whiting and more

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Comic Book and Non-Sports Card Show (MD) (April 2016)

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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)
04/03/2016
About This Convention
Maryland’s longest and best one-day Vintage comic book show. Dealers from across the Mid-Atlantic will be selling comics from all Eras – Golden Age to modern. This is a traditional “old school” comic show appropriate for all ages of people who enjoy reading, collecting and talking about comics.
The show runs from 10am – 3pm and admission is only $3.
Venue Name and Address
Radisson North Baltimore
2004 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, Maryland 21093
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
35
Projected Attendance
125
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

Hickory Con (April 2016)

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Convention Name
Hickory Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.hickorycon.com/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/30/2016
About This Convention
Special Guest Artist Andy Smit and Budd Root will be attending!
More artist include Stacey Fleming, Brian Monroe and dozens more of artist that will be attending. Come by and check out their work.You can get your very own sketch from any of these guys!
We will have the 501 Star Wars Brigade, Star Trek Fleet and the Klingon Assault Group as well. Bring your camera!
We will have Tons of comics, toys, and lots of other collectibles to choose from.
Costume Contest starts at 2pm. Adult and kids categories !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Admission to the show is $5.00 entry for adults and $3.00 for children 13 and under at the door. 3 and under are free.a fun filled day for all. Hope to see you there.
Venue Name and Address
Hickory Metro Convention and Visitors’ Bureau
1960 13th Avenue Dr SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602
Hickory, NC 28602
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
85
Projected Attendance
1,200
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Collectibles
Guests
Budd Root and Andy Smith

1st Annual Acme Comic-Con focuses on Indy Creators

acmeIt’s time to celebrate comic creators and we’re hosting the first annual Acme Comic-Con to show our love and apprecaition for the comic community. This is a FREE event open to all!

We’re honered to have artist Alex Saviuk as our featured guest. Alex has an impressive line of work and has been working in comics since 1977. His work includes Amazing Spider-Man, Web of Spider-Man, Iron Man, Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos, Action Comics, Green Lantern, House of Mystery and Detective Comics to name a few.

Our special guests include:
– Aaron Conley (Artist to Sabertooth Swordsman, Dark Horse Presents, Secret Wars: Battleworld, Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard, Howard the Human)
– Fabian Rangel Jr. (Writer of Space Riders, Doc Unkonwn, Dark Horse Presents, Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Amazing Adventures).
– Mike Spicer (Colorist on Mythic, Black Science, Head Lopper, Mad Max: Fury Road, Dead Drop, Sons of Anarchy, Charmed)
– Christen Slade (Creator of Korgi)

Check out our current list of creators to be present at the con-

– Joel Carrol
– Richard Rivera
– Dwayne Biddix
– Enzo Garza
– Walter Ostlie

More to be added soon!

We’re also giving away special incentives to the first 20 people in line. More details to follow soon. As well, raffles will be going on throughout the comic-con with original art, comics and collectibles to be won. We’ll also have exclusives sales running that day on comics!

The annoucements and special incentives are just beggining, be sure to watch this space as we announce more guests, creators and giveaways!

for more info on Acme Superstore check out their website!

CA – Geek Night

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Join Books Inc. in Berkeley for Geek Night on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 7:00 PM with lifelong gamer and gaming enthusiast Michael Witwer discussing his comprehensive biography, Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons. Joining in on the fandom is Chris Taylor, deputy editor of Mashable and author of the eye-opening look at all things Star Wars, How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise.

Books Inc.
1491 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709
510.525.7777

New Jersey Comic Expo (November 2016)

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Convention Name
New Jersey Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.newjerseycomicexpo.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/19/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/20/2016
About This Convention
New Jersey Comic Expo is an annual event held at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center each fall. It’s a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At New Jersey Comic Expo you’ll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs, guest signings and meet & greet sessions with celebrities. For more specific information about the show, please check out the FAQ. New Jersey Comic Expo is a MAD Event Management, LLC production.
Venue Name and Address
New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Avenue
Edison, New Jersey 08837
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
250
Projected Attendance
15,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

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