The Revolution GROWS!

ATOMIC CRUSH EVENTS ANNOUNCES COMIC CON REVOLUTION EXPANSION & DATES FOR ALL 2019 EVENTS

 The Revolution GROWS!

 

Ontario Show Year 2 Brings in 7,489 Attendees! 

Inaugural Event To Launch At The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois June 1st & 2nd  

 West Palm Beach, Florida at The Palm Beach County Convention Center on March 2nd & 3rd  

 Ontario, California at the Ontario Convention Center on May 18th & 19th

New York, NY – May 29, 2018 | Atomic Crush Events (ACE) is excited to announce the expansion of Comic Con Revolution to Chicago in 2019 as well as the dates for returning events in West Palm Beach, Florida and Ontario, California.  Additionally, year 2 of the Ontario, California show attendance grew to 7,489.

ACE will be launching Comic Con Revolution Chicago at the Donald E. Stephens Center in Rosemont, Il on June 1st & 2nd, 2019.  Attendees can expect to see some of the best and most exciting talent the industry has to offer headlining the guest list.  Also to be expected is a diverse exhibitor list that will include a large artist alley, comics, vintage comics, toys, games, cosplay and more.

“The team at Atomic Crush Events launched Comic Con Revolution in Ontario and West Palm Beach in back to back years.  Adding Chicago next year was a natural fit,” said ACE co-founder Mike Scigliano.  He added, “Chicago is a great comic book town.  We want to give the fans a true comic convention that focuses on comic books that is packed with artist, creators, dealers and publishers.”

“The Inland Empire proved to us once again that creating a Comic Convention for the area was the correct move,” said Drew Seldin, ACE co-founder.  “As the fans continue to support the conventions, we will continue to build a show for everyone.  We’re already starting to plan for 2019 to make year 3 even better.”

March 2nd & 3rd, 2019 sees Comic Con Revolution West Palm Beach (CCRWPB) return to the Palm Beach County Convention Center for its second year while expanding to two full days.  Comic Con Revolution Ontario (CCRONT) returns for its third year at the Ontario Convention Center on May 18th & 19th, 2019.

Guest announcements and ticket sale dates for all events will be forthcoming.  Our guest lists will focus on artists, creators, dealers and publishers from all aspects of the comics industry.

Each CCR will host a Cosplay Revolution Costume Contest giving all contestants the opportunity to win our one-of-a-kind Revolution medals.

Ontario 2019 will see the 2nd annual Joe Kubert Distinguished Story Teller Award bestowed upon a worthy recipient.  The 1st annual award was presented to Stan Sakai.

All Comic Con Revolution shows are celebrations of the incredible men and women who have made comics their profession.   At all CCR shows kids 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult ticket.

Information about all Comic Con Revolution events is available at www.comicconrevolution.com

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About Comic Con Revolution

Comic Con Revolution was founded on very simple principles.  We are excited to celebrate comics and the creative arts.  At the absolute core of what we do are the creators themselves.  The people who create the comics, games, toys, film, movies and more that we all love.  Without their tireless dedication to creating the fantastic worlds we all get lost in, events like Comic Con Revolution would not be possible.  We strive to create the best possible experience for attendees, exhibitors and guests alike.  Our team of event industry veterans are dedicated to working hard to create that experience for each of you.

About Atomic Crush Events

Atomic Crush Events is an event consultation and management company that was founded on experience and innovation.  Bringing together expertise in event management, marketing, sales and business development to create a unique team that can analyze and identify the best course of action when developing a live event.  Our philosophy is simple – create the best experience possible for attendees, exhibitors and guests alike.

More information is available at www.atomiccrushevents.com

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For More Information Contact:

Mike Scigliano – mike@atomiccrushevents.com

Drew Seldin – drew@atomiccrushevents.com

James Ross – james@atomiccrushevents.com

Spooky Empire Announces Its First Guest of Many to come for its Sweet Sixteen

SPOOKY EMPIRE ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST GUEST OF MANY TO COME FOR ITS SWEET SIXTEEN

ORLANDO – Spooky Empire, the company that hosts one of the most coveted and recognizable thriller conventions in the nation, announces its first guest of the season, actor David Duchovny, most recognized for his leading role on FOX’s hit TV series and later movie theater sensation, The X-Files. Duchovny is also known for his role as Hank Moody on Showtime’s Emmy and Golden Globe award-wining series Californication. This year’s convention will celebrate its sweet sixteen on October 26 – 28, 2018 at its new host hotel, Caribe Royale Orlando Resort. Duchovny will make a one-day appearance on Saturday, October 27th, which will mark his first and only Florida appearance.

Caribe Royale Orlando is a resort-style hotel that lives up to its name. The property entrance is grand with a Caribbean-like landscape and has been designed in a way to minimize the distance that guests have to walk. Accommodations available for guests are suites or villas with plush bedding, spacious quarters and wireless internet. The most attractive amenity is its waterfall swimming pool featuring a 75-foot waterslide and two whirlpools.

As a bonus to the Spooky Empire family, doors will open earlier again this year on Friday, October 26 at 1 p.m. to begin the weekend-long 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. A special package for David Duchovny will be announced soon. 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).

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

Rob Schneider added to Fan Expo Boston

Please welcome Saturday Night Live alum, stand up comedian and actor (Deuce Bigalow, The Hot Chick) Rob Schneider to FAN EXPO Boston!

Get your tickets today & meet this comedy icon in person: http://bostoncomiccon.com/tickets/

BUUUDDDYYY!

We are VERY excited to announce that PAULY SHORE will be will be making his FIRST MONSTER-MANIA CON appearance with us at MONSTER-MANIA CON 40 the weekend of AUGUST 17-19th in Cherry Hill, NJ!

PAULY first gained stardom with his hit MTV show TOTALLY PAULY in 1990. The show lasted for four seasons and helped launch his film career to the public eye. PAULY wrote and starred in an HBO comedy special PAULY DOES DALLAS that furthered his career as his work in films gained popularity. PAULY played the role of STONEY BROWN in 1992’s popular ENCINCO MAN, which also starred both Sean Astin and Brendan Fraser.

The next year PAULY starred in the role of CRAWL in 1993’s SON IN LAW. PAULY then starred in 1994’s IN THE ARMY NOW, 1995’s JURY DUTY and his personal favorite 1996’s BIO-DOME in the role of BUD MACINSTOSH. PAULY also starred in 2003’s PAULY SHORE IS DEAD.

Other projects PAULY has been involved in include ENTOURAGE, ALONE TOGETHER, ADOPTED and many others. PAULY continues to do standup comedy across the country.

Please join us in welcoming PAULY SHORE to his FIRST appearance at MONSTER-MANIA CON 40 in Cherry Hill, NJ!

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For tickets be sure to visit our website at www.monstermania.net

Legendary creator John Byrne in a RARE appearance at Fan Expo Boston

Legendary creator John Byrne (X-Men, Fantastic Four, Star Trek) is making his way to FAN EXPO Boston for a rare appearance. He’ll also be talking comics & Star Trek with the one and only William Shatner!

More details on this once in a lifetime moment coming soon, get your tickets today: bostoncomiccon.com/tickets

Frank Miller Returns to Baltimore Comic-Con!

Frank MillerFrank Miller Returns to Baltimore Comic-Con in 2018

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – May 15, 2018 – You won’t want to miss the 2018 Baltimore Comic-Con, taking place September 28-30 at the Inner Harbor’s Baltimore Convention Center. The Baltimore Comic-Con is elated to announce the return of Frank Miller on Friday and Saturday at the show.

Frank Miller is a comic book writer and artist, a screenwriter, a film director, and a movie producer. Originally from just down the street in Olney, MD, Frank was raised in Montpelier, VT, and eventually found his way to New York City and the comic book industry in the late 1970s. Finding work in Gold Key Comics initially, he went on to work with DC and Marvel.

At the latter, after recurring fill-in and cover artist gigs, he took over art and, eventually, writing duties on Daredevil. He co-plotted the Wolverine limited series with Chris Claremont, and would continue working on titles (his own and those of the companies for which he worked) including

Ronin, Daredevil: Born Again, Elektra Lives Again, The Dark Knight Returns, Sin City, and 300. In addition to his comic book work, Miller wrote the scripts for Robocop 2 and 3, directed the film version of The Spirit, shared directing duties with Robert Rodriguez on the Palme d’Or-nominated Sin City and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, and produced the film 300. Eagle-eyed viewers can spot him in cameo roles in Robocop 2, Daredevil, Sin City, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, and The Spirit. Miller is known for creating Elektra for Marvel Comics’ Daredevil series, and a female version of the Robin character, Carrie Kelley, for DC Comics.

Miller will be appearing on Saturday and Sunday, and a limited number of tickets are available for fan interaction during his appearance. To purchase tickets to the Baltimore Comic-Con and the Frank Miller events specifically, please see our tickets webpage.

“What a thrill for us (and his fans) to have Frank back again this year!” said Marc Nathan, show promoter for the Baltimore Comic-Con. “We really enjoyed having him to the show last year, and Frank had a good time as well, so we’re pleased to be able to bring him back to Baltimore.”

TICKETS
General Admission and VIP Package tickets for Weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are now on sale! Visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets for more information and to purchase your advanced tickets now, and as always, kids 10 and under get into the show free with a paid adult General Admission!

In addition to on-site CGC grading, this year’s confirmed guests for the show include: Arthur Adams (Guardians of the Galaxy), Joel Adams (Bucky O’Hare Graphic Novel Coloring Book), Neal Adams (Deadman), Zeea Adams (Neal Adams Monsters), Arantza (fantasy artist), Brian Azzarello (100 Bullets), Jeremy Bastian (Cursed Pirate Girl), Marty Baumann (Big Hero 6), Mark Buckingham (Scooby Apocalypse), Buzz (Superman: The Coming of the Supermen), Greg Capullo (Dark Knights: Metal), Christa Cassano (Ghetto Klown), Howard Chaykin (Captain America), Joyce Chin (All-New Wolverine), Frank Cho (Harley Quinn), Amy Chu (Red Sonja), Steve Conley (The Middle Age), Katie Cook (Thanos Annual), Paris Cullins (WWE Superstars), Kristina Deak-Linsner (Vampirella: Roses for the Dead), Jose Delbo (Spongebob Comics), Todd Dezago (Tellos), Garth Ennis (Jimmy’s Bastards, Friday and Saturday only), David Finch (Trinity), Meredith Finch (Rose), Jenny Frison (Wonder Woman), Steve Geiger (Web of Spider-Man), Joe Giella (The Flash), Bob Hall (Squadron Supreme), Dean Haspiel (The Red Hook), Clinton Hobart (Disney fine artist), Tony Isabella (Black Lightning), Todd Johnson (Tribe), Tom King (Batman), Barry Kitson (The Flash), Hope Larson (Batgirl), Leo Leibelman (Heavy Metal), Paul Levitz (Brooklyn Blood), Joseph Michael Linsner (Vampirella: Roses for the Dead), Kevin Maguire (Man of Steel), Shawn Martinbrough (Shadowman), Ed McGuinness (Avengers), Bob McLeod (G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero), Dawn McTeigue (Divinica), Frank Miller (Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander, Saturday and Sunday only), Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise), Michael Moreci (Nightwing), Denny O’Neil (DC Universe Holiday Special, courtesy of Hero Initiative), John Ostrander (Suicide Squad, courtesy of Hero Initiative), Tom Palmer (Avengers), Dan Parent (Betty & Veronica Friends Forever), Jeff Parker (Future Quest Presents), Paul Pelletier (Titans Special), David Petersen (Mouse Guard), Brandon Peterson (Green Lanterns), Richard and Wendy Pini (Elfquest), Andy Price (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic), David Proch (Quarter Moon), Frank Reynoso (Garbage Pail Kids: Fables, Fantasies and Farts), Afua Richardson (Black Panther: World of Wakanda), Don Rosa (Uncle Scrooge), Craig Rousseau (Startup), Andy Runton (Owly), P. Craig Russell (Salome and Other Stories), Stuart Sayger (GI Joe: A Real American Hero vs. The Six-Million Dollar Man), Louise Simonson (Action Comics#1000), Walter Simonson (Thor), Dan Slott (Tony Stark: Iron Man), John K. Snyder (Fashion in Action), Scott Snyder (Justice League, Saturday only), Jim Starlin (Thanos: The Infinity Siblings, Saturday and Sunday only), Joe Staton (Dick Tracy), Brian Stelfreeze (Black Panther), Jim Steranko (Action Comics), Larry Stroman (Tribe), Rob Stull (The Mike Wieringo Tellos Tribute), Peter Tomasi (Superman), David Trustman (God Slap), Sarah Trustman (The Memory Arts), Gus Vazquez (Sunfire and Big Hero Six), Rick Veitch (Rick Veitch’s The One), Magdalene Visaggio (Eternity Girl), Mark Waid (Captain America), Larry Watts (Evil Dead 2: Cradle of the Damned); Rich Woodall (The Mike Wieringo Tellos Tribute), and Thom Zahler (Time & Vine).

In the coming weeks, look for more announcements from the Baltimore Comic-Con. We are looking forward to highlighting our guests, the Ringo Awards, industry exclusives, and programming. The latest developments can always be found on our website, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages.

About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 19th year of bringing the comic book industry to the mid-Atlantic area. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

Tara Reid announced for Florida SuperCon

Tara Reid, known for her roles in American Pie, Josie & The Pussycats, & Sharknado, has Just Been ANNOUNCED as a featured guest

 YOU can ENTER to WIN a VIP Weekend Pass to the show @ http://floridasupercon.com/enter-to-win-a-pair-of-vip-week…/

Florida Supercon is July 12-15, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Florida Supercon is July 12-15, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. @ The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. SAVE 15% on TICKETS for a LIMITED TIME ONLY with Promo Code SAVE15 @ http://floridasupercon.com/supercon-tickets/. Tickets will Sell Out and will not be available onsite. Tickets are only available online in advance!

Book a Hotel Room before they Sell Out and get a FREE FAST LANE Pass for the show @ http://floridasupercon.com/hotel-information/

Supercon is 4 days of fun featuring celebrity guests, comic book creators, voice actors, industry guests, cosplayers, artists, writers, panels, Q&A’s, films & shorts, costume & cosplay contests, vendors, parties, anime, workshops, video gaming and more! Dress up in costume or come as you are for this family friendly event.

Some of the highlights for Florida Supercon include:

* Over 150 TV and Movie Stars, Comic Book Creators, Entertainment Guests, and Cosplay Guests!

* Multiple costume and cosplay events each day of the show, with thousands of dollars in cash and prizes on the line!

* Over 600 booths and tables with vendors, celebrity guests, artists, filmmakers, and exhibits.

* 3 Big Entertainment Stages, over 10,000 square feet of video games, and dozens of rooms for panels, tabletop gaming and screenings.

* Over 650 hours of programming with Q&A’s, Panels, Shows, Workshops, Tournaments, Contests, and More!

SOME OF THE GUESTS ALREADY ANNOUNCED FOR SUPERCON INCLUDE:

* Marvel Cinematic Universe Stars: Dave Bautista “Drax”, Mike Colter “Luke Cage”, Terry Notary “Teen Groot” and “The Incredible Hulk”, Lou Ferrigno “The Incredible Hulk”, Sean Gunn “Kraglin”, and Michael Rooker “Yondu”.

* DC Superhero TV Stars: John Barrowman “Malcolm Merlyn”, John Wesley Shipp “The Flash”, Robin Lord Taylor “The Penguin”, and Bex Taylor-Klaus “Sin”.

* Star Trek Cast Members: William Shatner “Captain Kirk”, Jonathan Frakes “Commander Riker”, and Gates McFadden “Dr. Beverly Crusher”.

* John Barrowman: Star of Doctor Who and Torchwood “Captain Jack Harkness”.

* Steve Whitmire: Star of The Muppets “Kermit the Frog”, “Beaker”, and “Statler”.

* Overwatch Voice Stars: Elise Zhang “Mei”, Lucie Pohl “Mercy”, Chloe Hollings “Widowmaker”, Paul Nakauchi “Hanzo”, Anjali Bhimani “Symmetra”, Jen Cohn “Pharah, Josh Petersdorf “Roadhog”, Chris Parson “Junkrat”, and Carolina Ravassa “Sombra”.

* Wrestling Stars: Dave Bautista, Rey Mysterio Jr., Christian, Trish Status, Amy “Lita” Dumas”, Gangrel, Jerry “The King” Lawler, and Leva “Blue Pants” Bates.

* Comic Book Creators: Jim Starlin, Mark Bagley, Allen Bellman, Ryan Browne, Howard Chaykin, Shawn Crystal, Jeff Dekal, Jose Delbo, Trevor Von Eeden, Keith Giffen, Tom Grummett, Greg Horn, Cory Smith, SKAM2?, Emanuela Lupacchino, Mirka Andolfo, and more to be announced!

* TV and Movie Stars: Rachael Leigh Cook (Josie and the Pussycats, She’s All That), Sam Witwer (Being Human, Battlestar Galactica), Erika Ervin “Amazon Eve” (American Horror Story), Ke Huy Quan (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, The Goonies), Ryan Hurst (Sons of Anarchy, Bates Motel), and Terry Notary (King Kong in Kong: Skull Island, Rocket in Planet of the Apes).

* Animated Superhero Stars: Kevin Conroy “Batman”, Tara Strong “Raven” and “Harley Quinn”, Greg Cipes “Beast Boy”, James Mathis III “Black Panther”, Kimberly Brooks “Batgirl”, Josh Keaton “The Spectacular Spider-Man” and “Green Lantern”, and Dana Snyder “Plastic Man”.

* RWBY stars: Lindsay Jones “Ruby”, Kara Eberle “Weiss”, Arryn Zech “Blake”, Barbara Dunkelman “Yang”, and Michael Jones “Sun”.

* Voltron: Legendary Defender Stars: Josh Keaton “Shiro”, Kimberly Brooks “Allura”, and Bex Taylor-Klaus “Pidge”.

* Final Fantasy Stars: Chris Parson “Gladiolus” and Rachel Leigh Cook “Tifa Lockhart”

* Star Wars Voice Stars: Sam Witwer “Darth Maul”, Rachael Leigh Cook “Jaesa Willsaam”, Paul Nakauchi “Sifo-Dyas”, Jen Cohn “Lord Zash”, and Dana Snyder “Graballa the Hut.

* Anime Voice Stars: Monica Rial (Dragon Ball Z, Fairy Tail, Soul Eater), Brittany Karbowski (Fairy Tail, Soul Eater, High School of the Dead), Barbara Dunkelman (Fairy Tail), and more to be announced!

* Cartoon Stars: Tara Strong (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, The Powerpuff Girls), Marty Grabstein (Courage the Cowardly Dog), Greg Cipes (Ben 10, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), and Dana Snyder (Aqua Teen, Squidbillies).

* Power Ranger Stars: Nakia Burrise “Yellow Ranger”, Steve Cardenas “Red Ranger”, and Michael Copon “Blue Ranger”.

* Cosplay Guests: Stella Chuu, Bindi Smalls, Colossal Smidgen, Cos A Commotion, Danielle Beaulieu, Bombshells Cosplay, Danielle DeNicola, Handsome Jordan, Morgan Le Foy, Moderately Okay Cosplay, and more!

* Entertainment Guests: Fantasy Super Cosplay Wrestling “FSCW”, Lisa Corrao, Pineapple Shaped Lamps, DJ Ali V, Cupcake Burlesque, Carolina Manga Library, DJ Anim8ted, Drunk on Disney, Halo Kitty Improv Comedy, Guy Hutchinson, Patty Hawkins, and more!

GREATER FT. LAUDERDALE / BROWARD CONVENTION CENTER LOCATION:
1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Convention Event Hours / Exhibition Room Hours:
Thursday, 1:00PM – 1:00AM / 1:00PM – 8:00PM
Friday, 10:00AM – 2:00AM / 12:00PM – 8:00PM
Saturday, 10:00AM – 2:00AM / 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Sunday, 10:00AM – 8:00PM / 10:00AM – 6:30PM

Jason Momoa cuts down time at MegaCon!

Due to a change in professional commitment, Jason Momoa will now be appearing at MegaCon on Saturday ONLY.

Those who have purchased a Photo Op with Jason Momoa on Sunday will receive an email from Epic Photo Ops detailing their options which include: exchanging their Sunday Photo Op to Saturday, using the Photo Op credit on a different guest, or getting a full refund for the Photo Op.

For more info on MegaCon visit the website!

MegaCon bring Legendary artist Drew Struzan ! 

Legendary artist Drew Struzan completes the Star Wars lineup at MegaCon! 

You’ll recognise his movie posters and unique art in over 150 films!

Which one would you get signed at MEGACON Orlando?

See him there: MEGACONOrlando.com/tickets

The Avengers Roast Deadpool at Daytona Beach Comic Con!

Come see the Comicholics at the Daytona Beach Comic Con.

It is April 21-22, 2018 and will be held at Embry-Riddle ICI Center 601 Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114.
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Panels at the Daytona Beach Comic Con
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Saturday April 21, 2018.
10:30 am / How to Make and Promote Comic Books
11:45 am / Bill Black – 45 Years in Comics!
1:00 pm / Athena Finger – Screening “Batman and Bill” with Q&A
3:30 pm / Avengers Roast of Deadpool ( comedy )
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Sunday April 22, 2018
10:30 am / Athena Finger – Screening “Batman and Bill” with Q&A
12:30 pm / Geek Trivia by Cosmic Times
2:15 pm / Bill Black – An Overview of Florida’s Indy Film Making

For more info visit the website!

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