Convention Scene » New York http://www.conventionscene.com Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:12:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Copyright © Convention Scene 2011 brian@conventionscene.com (Convention Scene) brian@conventionscene.com (Convention Scene) http://www.conventionscene.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/powered_by_podpress.jpg Convention Scene http://www.conventionscene.com 144 144 Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Convention Scene Convention Scene brian@conventionscene.com no no NYC – Ask Me Another w/ Neil Gaiman http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/24/nyc-ask-another-w-neil-gaiman/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/24/nyc-ask-another-w-neil-gaiman/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:35:53 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60158 gaiman-92y

Special guest Neil Gaiman appears with Ophira Eisenberg and Jonathan Coulton at the 92nd Street Y on Friday, October 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm!

Press Release:

Ask Me Another is the rambunctious new live show from NPR and WNYC that blends brainteasers, pub trivia, comedy and music into an evening of hilarity.

Host Ophira Eisenberg invites guests and listeners, alike, to stretch their noggins, tickle their funny bones and be serenaded by house musician Jonathan Coulton. This show’s very New York Super Week-friendly special guest is Neil Gaiman.

If you would like to receive more information, please visit: www.newyorksuperweek.com.

Get tickets ate the link!

92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10128
212-415-5500

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NYC – Nerdist Comics Panel http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/24/nyc-nerdist-comics-panel/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/24/nyc-nerdist-comics-panel/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:36:00 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60152 nerdist comics panel

Super-star writers Charles Soule (Death of Wolverine; She-Hulk; Letter 44; Superman & Wonder Woman; more!) and Gerry Duggan (Deadpool; Nova; Hulk) join hosts Ben Blacker (Thunderbolts; Thrilling Adventure Hour) and Heath Corson (Batman: Assault on Arkham) for a special NYCC edition of Nerdist Comics Panel in which will be discussed the process and business of writing comic books, writing for Marvel and DC, and ways to kill Wolverine.

For more info click the linkHear past episodes! Proceeds from this and all nerdist Comics Panels benefit 826, the national nonprofit program to encourage creative writing in students. This one in particular benefits local 826 NYC. www.nyc.org

Get tickets ($10) at the link!

Rock Bar
185 Christopher Street, New York, NY 10014
(212) 675-1864

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NYC – Lena Dunham Signs http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/24/nyc-lena-dunham-signs/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/24/nyc-lena-dunham-signs/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:50:37 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60146 dunham-book-

Lena Dunham appears at Barnes & Noble in Union Square on Tuesday September 30, 2014 at 7:00 PM to sign Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned”

Special Instructions
A limited amount of wristbands for attendance will be distributed. Event space seating will open at 5:00 pm on 4th floor. Priority seating with book purchase. Seating and standing room capacity is limited by law.

Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-253-0810

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Boom! Studios Returns to the Big Apple for NYCC 2014 http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/23/boom-studios-returns-big-apple-nycc-2014/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/23/boom-studios-returns-big-apple-nycc-2014/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:10:47 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60136 boom

Press Release:

Award-winning comic book publisher BOOM! Studios is excited to announce it will be exhibiting at the 2014 New York Comic Con, which will take place at the Javits Center in New York City, during the weekend of October 9-12.

BOOM! and its imprints KaBOOM!, Archaia, and BOOM! Box can be found at booth number 1344 and will host the following creators at varying times all weekend (please check at the booth for signing times):

  • Bryce Carlson (Hit)

  • Chris Miskiewicz (Thomas Alsop)

  • Collin Kelly (Hacktivist)

  • David Petersen (Mouse Guard)

  • Dan Fogler (Moon Lake)

  • Jackson Lanzing (Hacktivist)

  • Jake Lawrence (Teen Dog)

  • James Tynion IV (The Woods, Memetic)

  • Jason Starr (The Returning)

  • Josh Hechinger (The Grave Doug Freshley)

  • Kate Leth (Bravest Warriors, Fraggle Rock: Journey to the Everspring)

  • Matt Gagnon (Day Men)

  • Marguerite Bennett (Butterfly, Sleepy Hollow)

  • Natasha Allegri (Bee and PuppyCat, Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake)

  • Noelle Stevenson (Lumberjanes, Sleepy Hollow)

  • Paul Jenkins (Fairy Quest, Fiction Squad)

  • Shane-Michael Vidaurri (Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches, Iron: Or, the War After)

  • Shannon Watters (Lumberjanes)

Additionally, throughout the weekend, fans can buy original customized sketches on BOOM!’s “Get-A-Sketch” covers from several different artists, including:

  • Allison Strejlau (Regular Show)

  • Ian McGinty (Bravest Warriors)

  • Kate Leth (Bravest Warriors)

  • Travis Hill (Adventure Time)

 

Other BOOM! Studios creators also appearing at New York Comic Con include Humberto Ramos (Fairy Quest), Charles Soule (Strange Attractors), Chris Eliopoulos (Cow Boy: A Boy and His Horse), Ed Brisson (Sons of Anarchy), Frank J. Barbiere (Black Market), Michael Moreci (Curse), Elena Casagrande (Suicide Risk), Josh Williamson (RoboCop), Michael Dialynas (The Woods), Claudio Sanchez and Chondra Echert (Translucid), Brent Schoonover (Mr. Murder Is Dead), Camilla d’Errico (Tanpopo), Chandra Free (The God Machine), Andrew E.C. Gaska (Space: 1999), Durwin Talon and Guin Thompson (Beautiful Scars), Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko (Planet of the Apes), Garry Brown (Sons of Anarchy), Jeremy Bastian (Cursed Pirate Girl), Justin Jordan (Deep State), Rafael Albuquerque (Savage Brothers), Marcus To (Cyborg 009, Hacktivist), Deron Bennett (Hacktivist), Missy Pena (The Amazing World of Gumball), Vanesa R. Del Rey (Hit), Stephanie Hans (Suicide Risk), and Tessa Stone (Regular Show: Hydration).

BOOM! Studios will also host a number of panels and debut numerous exclusive convention variant covers and limited edition items during the convention. Further details will be released next week. For tickets and more information on New York Comic Con, visit their site at www.newyorkcomiccon.com.

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Ben Hatke, Cece Bell, and Tom Angleberger appear at McNally Jackson Books on Saturday October 11th from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Hosted by Yvonne Brooks. Ages 5 to 12. Free.

McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince Street (between Lafayette & Mulberry), New York City, NY 10012

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NYC – Comix Pictionary Showdown http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/23/nyc-comix-pictionary-showdown/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/23/nyc-comix-pictionary-showdown/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:26:36 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60115 mc_jax

Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Raina Telgemeier, Kazu Kibuishi, Sara Varon, and Frank Cammuso appear at McNally Jackson Books on Thursday October 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm to battle it out in an extremely low-stakes game of Pictionary. Illustrations created by the artists over the course of the game will be given to audience members at random, super happy fun times will be given to audience members en masse.

McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince Street (between Lafayette & Mulberry), New York City, NY 10012

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Easy Street Signing Tour http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/22/easy-street-signing-tour/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/22/easy-street-signing-tour/#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:06:07 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60100 perlman-tour

Ron Perlman, star of Sons of Anarchy, Pacific Rim, and Hellboy, goes on tour to sign his new memoir:  Easy Street!

Tuesday, September 30th at 6:00 PM

Bookends
211 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
201-445-0726

Wednesday, October 1st at 7:00 pm

Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)

Thursday, October 2nd at 7:00 pm

Book Revue
313 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
631-271-1442

Tuesday, October 7th at 6:00 PM

Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd, W. Hollywood, CA 90069
310.659.3110

 
Wednesday October 8th at 7:00 PM
 
Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-253-0810
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Comic Art House Takes NYCC 2014 By Storm http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/22/comic-art-house-takes-nycc-2014-storm/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/22/comic-art-house-takes-nycc-2014-storm/#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:21:39 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60097 Press Release:

Comic Art House takes New York Comic Con by storm! All artists will have original art for sale and prints! Most artists will be accepting commissions on site! You can find our very talented artists all in one place!

NYCC 2014 Artist Locations:comic-art-house

Agnes Garbowska C15
Autumn Frederickson P15
Ben Templesmith M1
Billy Fowler I15
Buzz E9
Cat Staggs I8
Chrissie Zullo I18
Christian DiBari J14
Christopher Uminga I17
Daniel Govar A3
Jim Calafiore V1
Jay P Fosgitt D12
Jeff Dekal A2
Jessica Cox (h-eri) V16
Joe Eisma W15
Edwin Huang W16
Katie Cook C10
Keron Grant BB11
Leo Leibelman S3
Mark Dos Santos B17
Mark Texeira F4
Matthew J Fletcher I16
Mike Lilly E18
Nen P10
Norman Lee O9
Pat Davidson B7A
Sara Richard A4
Scott Wegener I12
Stephane Roux E10

Secure your order!
In addition to these artists, Mike Henderson, Steve Scott, and Brent Peeples will be appearing at their publisher’s booths throughout the weekend!

Several artists, but not all, are accepting pre-orders for commissions, some for pick-up and some to be completed at the show. Commission slots are limited, so please contact me at bob@comicarthouse.com or text me at 603-657-0480.

We look forward to seeing you at NYCC and thank you for your patronage!

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NYC – Winter Soldier/Archer & Armstrong Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/22/nyc-winter-soldierarcher-armstrong-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/22/nyc-winter-soldierarcher-armstrong-signing/#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:37:29 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60091 ws-fpnycfvl-pp-fpnyc

Writer Fred Van Lente and artist Pere Perez join Ales Kot (Winter Soldier) at Forbidden Planet on October 1st at 6:00 PM to sign their new comics!

Forbidden Planet
832 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
212-473-1576

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NYC – Scott Ian Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/22/nyc-scott-ian-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/09/22/nyc-scott-ian-signing/#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:56:11 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60087 scottian

Scott Ian, founding member of iconic thrash-metal band Anthrax, brings his long-awaited memoir to Strand on Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00 pm! Charting his adolescence in Queens, through his first encounters with rock music (The Who, KISS), this dynamic autobiography illuminates the formation of Anthrax and beyond. I’m The Man is a funny, fast-paced look at the life of this living legend of heavy-metal.

Scott will be interviewed by SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal show host Jose Mangin, who also hosts MTV2’s Headbangers Ball. Don’t miss out! 

Buy a copy of I’m The Man or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

RSVP on Facebook!

Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)

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