February 22, 2017 by Joe Fauvel
Filed under Animation, Anime, Collectibles, Comic Books, Comic Strips, Convention News, Cosplay, Florida, Gaming, Horror, Manga, Movies, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Sports, Television, Video Games, Webcomics
Ed McGuinness, artist of Deadpool, Guardians of the Galaxy, Hulk, Iron Man, Nova, Superman, Superman/Batman, and X-Men, has just been announced as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON July 27-30, 2017 at The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center www.floridasupercon.com. Use promo code SUPER20 to SAVE 20% OFF TICKETS for a limited time.
Ed McGuinness joins a superstar comic book creator line up that includes Sara Pichelli, Aaron Kuder, David Finch, Jim Shooter, Aaron Kuder, George Perez, Larry Elmore, Neal Adams, Jose Delbo, Mike Zeck, Allen Bellman, Georges Jeanty, Rebekah Isaacs, David Messina, Jeremy Whitley, Greg Horn, Kevin Maguire, Keith Giffen, Jeff Dekal, John Beatty, with more to come!
Florida 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!
Over 150 TV and Movie Stars, Comic Book Creators, Entertainment Guests, and Cosplay Guests will be at Supercon! Keep an eye on http://
TV & Movie Stars: John Barrowman (Arrow, Doctor Who, Torchwood), Ricky Whittle (American Gods, The 100), Joel Hodgson (Mystery Science Theater 3000, Other Space), Michael Cudlitz (The Walking Dead, Southland, Band of Brothers), Josh McDermitt (The Walking Dead), Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Amy Jo Johnson (Felicity, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Lindsey McKeon (One Tree Hill, Saved by the Bell, Supernatural), Cindy Morgan (Caddyshack, TRON), Jason Mewes (Clerks, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back), Brian O’Halloran (Clerks, Clerks II), Chris Sarandon (Fright Night, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Princess Bride), Ken Page (The Nightmare Before Christmas), Tony Todd, (Candyman, The Flash, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen), Tate Steinsiek (Face Off), with more to come!
Animation and Anime Stars: Colleen Clinkenbeard (Fairy Tail, One Piece, Yuri on Ice), Kellen Goff (Five Nights at Freddy’s: Sister Location), Josh Grelle (Attack on Titan, Date A Live, Free! Eternal Summer, Yuri on Ice), Michael Bell (G.I. Joe, The Transformers), B.J. Ward (G.I. Joe, Voltron, Scooby Doo), Shanon Farnon (Superfriends), Dana Snyder (Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Justice League Action, Lego Star Wars, Squidbillies), with more to come!
Artists and Writers: Sara Pichelli, Ed McGuinness, Aaron Kuder, David Finch, Jim Shooter, Aaron Kuder, George Perez, Larry Elmore, Neal Adams, Jose Delbo, Mike Zeck, Allen Bellman, Georges Jeanty, Rebekah Isaacs, David Messina, Jeremy Whitley, Greg Horn, Kevin Maguire, Keith Giffen, Jeff Dekal, John Beatty, with more to come!
Wrestling Stars: Ric Flair, Sting, Mick Foley, Amy “Lita” Dumas, Jerry “The King” Lawler, with more to come!
Cosplay Guests: Martin Wong, Danielle Beaulieu, Alyson Tabbitha, Bindi Smalls, Sandmuffin Makeup, SkyCosplays, Danielle DeNicola, Antonina Anime, Jean WanWan, Chasis Photos, Allen Ryde, Handsome Jordan, Harley’s Love Shack, Kiki Kannon, MiaAckerman Cosplay, ZipperTan, with more to come!
Plus dozens of Entertainment Guests, and Fan Groups!
Ted White, the actor who played Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, signs photos and memorabilia at Dark Delicacies on Sunday, February 26th at 2:00 PM. Each signature is $35.
3512 W. Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91505
Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes appear at The Vic Theatre on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 8:00 PM. Tickets available at the link…
The hilarious duo of Jay & Silent Bob are finally back together. Film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes made history and accumulated fans all over the world with the characters Jay & Silent Bob from the movies Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and Clerks 2. And now you can see them live in your hometown recording their comedy podcast Jay & Silent Bob Get Old.
Ranked #1 on iTunes Comedy podcasts, this is a sometimes touching, and always hilarious look at what happens when two people grow up in Hollywood’s gaze. These limited engagements will be recorded as the stories evolve live in front of the audience, and released for free on www.smodcast.com.
This is what fans everywhere have been waiting for – an opportunity to see their heroes on stage doing what they love, telling stories. Get your tickets now before it’s too late! Jay & Silent Bob are dying, watch it as it happens!
The Vic Theatre
3145 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
Actor Cary Elwes appears at the Florida Theatre on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 8:00 PM.
In this highly-anticipated event, fans of The Princess Bride will join the heroic Westley (actor Cary Elwes) in a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the classic film. After a screening of the iconic film, Elwes will engage in a moderated discussion on classic scenes, revealing never before shared secrets and tales of inconceivable antics! Journey back to the lands of Florin and Guilder; filled with adventure, romance and intrigue (and let’s not forget Rodents of Unusual Size!).
Cary Elwes has been seen in a multitude of films, including Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Dracula, Lady Jane, The Crush, Twister, Liar, Liar and many more. Cary is hitting the road to give fans the once-in-a-lifetime chance to capture this piece of cinematic history.
Don’t be a Humperdinck, make haste to see The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes for a night you will always treasure.
The Florida Theatre
128 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202
The Great Philadelphia Comic Con adds Alan Tudyk to their guest roster for the convention on Saturday April 8th and Sunday April 9, 2017.
Tudyk’s credits cross film, TV, voice acting, and stage work. He is the creator and star of the webseries Con Man for which he also co-wrote the accompanying comic book Spectrum. In the early 2000s, he starred in the short-lived, though passionately loved, TV show Firefly. Created by Joss Whedon, the show combined elements of sci-fi in space with cowboys in the Old West. Most recently he played the scene stealing security droid K-2SO in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. He also voices characters in several Disney animated films, including Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, and Moana.
Tudyk currently stars as Van Wayne, head of Wayne Security, in NBC’s new workplace comedy “Powerless,” opposite Vanessa Hudgens. “Powerless” is the first comedy series set in the universe of DC Comics, where the story follows the reality of working life for a normal, powerless person in a world of superheroes and villains
He’s joining fellow media stars Angus Macinnes (Judge Dredd), David Ankrum (voice A New Hope), Alan Harris (Empire Strikes Back), Sean Schemmel and Mike McFarland (voice Dragonball Z), Veronica Taylor (Sailor Moon), Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Bruce Boxleitner (Tron), John Wesley Shipp (The Flash), and Karan Ashley and Walter Jones (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers).
Comics guests include Neal Adams (Superman), Mike Zeck (The Amazing Spider-Man), Jim Shooter (Secret Wars), Michael Golden (Doctor Strange), Ty Templeton (Batman ’66), Chriscross (Unity), and Graham Nolan (Detective Comics).
Meet The Walking Dead novelist Jay Bonansinga at Forbidden Planet’s London Megastore on Monday 6th March at 6:00pm.
Jay Bonansinga is the New York Times bestselling author of The Walking Dead novels – four volumes in collaboration with the creator of the franchise, Robert Kirkman, and four volumes as solo author. He is also the author of fourteen original novels, including The Black Mariah, Shattered, Lucid, and Self Storage.
In 2009, Jay’s directorial debut, Stash, starring Tim Kazurinsky and Marilyn Chambers, won top honors at three independent film festivals. Jay has also created or co-created the stories for a number of videogames in The Walking Dead universe.
Forbidden Planet London Megastore
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
0207 420 3666
February 16, 2017 by Joe Fauvel
Filed under Animation, Anime, Book Festivals, Collectibles, Comic Books, Comic Strips, Convention News, Cosplay, Gaming, Horror, Manga, Massachusetts, Movies, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Sports, Television, Video Games, Webcomics
Holy jackpot! ADAM WEST & BURT WARD are coming to BOSTON COMIC CON August 11-13, 2017!
Their FINAL Boston appearance!
For more info check out their website HERE!
Fan favorite Wil Wheaton from Star Trek: The Next Generation, Big Bang Theory, Stand By Me, and Tabletop appears at Planet Comicon on Saturday April 29 and Sunday April 30, 2017! Tickets are available for sale now at the link…
Wil Wheaton’s successful acting career began in 1986 with acclaimed roles in Stand By Me and Toy Soldiers. He continued to build his resume through his teen years as series regular Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Wheaton also plays a “delightfully evil version” of himself on the CBS hit comedy series The Big Bang Theory.
Wheaton is more than just an actor. He’s an author, blogger, voice actor, widely followed original Twitter user, and a champion of geek culture. Wheaton currently splits his time between acting and writing. He recurred on Syfy’s hit series Eureka as Dr. Isaac Parrish, and played a computer hacker named Chaos on TNT’s Leverage. He’s also a major voice in the gaming community, hosting his long running web series Tabletop.
Previously announced guests include Felicia Day, Summer Glau, Ron Perlman, Kevin Eastman, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Chad Hardin, Jason Aaron, Bill Amend, Don Rosa, Rick Burchett, Phil Hester, Dennis Hopeless, Matt Kindt, and many more.
MIKE CARBONARO’s BIG APPLE CON, New York City’s longest-running Comic Book Convention, returns to PENN PLAZA PAVILION (401 7th Ave @ 33rd Street -opposite Madison Square Garden) on SATURDAY, MARCH 11th, from 10am to 7pm and SUNDAY MARCH 12th 10am~5pm, 2017. This amazing explosion of Comic Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror, & Cosplay will bring together top comic book creators, media celebrities, retailers, panel discussions, multiple costume contests & more in two incredible days! There will be hundreds of tables of comics, toys, posters, videos, original art, t-shirts & other collectibles, with everything from the world’s rarest comics as well as the newest and coolest books for sale!
BIG APPLE CON is thrilled to announce the triumphant return to NYC of Comic Book Legend STAN LEE! Stan is the most famous comic book creator in the known universe; a title well earned for his many contributions to pop culture. Along with his top artists including Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and Don Heck, Stan “The Man” co-created many modern myths as Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics such as: Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Dr. Strange, Hulk, the X-Men, Black Panther, the Inhumans, Thor, Iron Man, the Avengers, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Black Widow, Hawkeye, S.H.I.E.L.D., and the Silver Surfer!
Stan is joined in our star-studded ARTIST ALLEY by many top creators of comic books and related cool media including: JIM STERANKO (Captain America), ROY THOMAS (Star Wars; Saturday only), HOWARD CHAYKIN (Star Wars), RAMONA FRADON (Aquaman), BILLY TUCCI (Shi), AARON LOPRESTI (Ms. Marvel), NANCY SILBERKLEIT (Co-CEO of Archie Comics), REILLY BROWN (Deadpool), ARTHUR SUYDAM (Walking Dead), MICHAEL GOLDEN (Dr. Strange), RENEE WITTERSTAETTER (Guardians of the Galaxy), RICH BUCKLER (Deathlok), MIKE McKONE (Avengers), SOO LEE (Strange Attractors), JIM SIMON (ShieldMaster), J.C. VAUGHN (Gemstone Publishing), GUY DORIAN (New Warriors), J. DAVID SPURLOCK (Vanguard), KRISTEN GUDSNUK (Henchgirl), and BRIAN KONG (Cryptozoic Entertainment). BIG APPLE CON and HIPPY COMIX present UNDERGROUND ALLEY, featuring cutting edge creators of Indy/Alternative Comix: FRANK “Foolbert Sturgeon” STACK (Adventures of Jesus), MARK BODE (Cobalt 60), MIKE DIANA (Boiled Angel), FLY-O (Punk Magazine), JOHN ORLANDO (Humans), CHELLE MAYER (Peacefulshades), and DAN FOGEL (Underground Price & Grading Guide).
Our Media Guest list this year is our finest ever, bringing you a star-studded experience unique to BIG APPLE CON! Meet: the PUNISHER himself JON BERNTHAL (Sunday only) from The Walking Dead and the upcoming Defenders, alongside his Daredevil co-stars ELDEN HENSON, PETER SHINKODA, and GEOFFREY CANTOR. We have SPENCER WILDING, Darth Vader from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, BARBARA EDEN (I Dream of Jeannie), KRISTANNA LOKEN (T3), JACKSON BOSTWICK (Captain Marvel on Shazam!), KATHY GARVER (Family Affair, Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends), THE AMAZING KRESKIN, NEIL KAPLAN (Transformers, Voltron), JOHNNY BRENNAN (Jerky Boys, Family Guy), ROBB DEMAREST (Ghost Hunters International), Special Effects and Prop Master ROY WOOLEY (Zombieland, Hunger Games), TAIMAK (The Last Dragon), and from The Warriors DAVID HARRIS and TERRY MICHOS.
Join us for a special screening on Sunday of Michael Valentine’s COMIX: BEYOND THE COMIC BOOK PAGES, an exciting new feature film documentary about the world of comic books told through the thoughts and images of the creators, artists, writers, collectors, store owners, independent publishers, and especially the passionate fans who have made it the phenomenon that it is today!
BIG APPLE CON will once again bring the most amazing Cosplayers and costumers together for a fast-paced, exciting weekend of creative excellence! This year will be our largest ever, with multiple contests across different genres, professional judges, and over $15,000 in incredible prizes awarded! Our Super Sponsors include: Mood Designer Fabrics, Squishable, Five and Diamond SF, Bernina, Cosplay by McCall’s, Rickey’s NYC, and Prop Store. Come as any character in Comic Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror, Cartoons, Anime/Manga, Video Games, or make up your own! You can also participate in special themed group Cosplay photoshoots! On Sunday there will be a 12 and under Kids Costume Showcase where everyone gets a prize, as well as other fun activities for your younglings!
DATE: Saturday, March 11th ~ 10am -7pm & Sunday, March 12th ~ 10am -5pm 2017
PLACE: Penn Plaza Pavilion ~ 401 7th Ave. @ 33rd St. NYC
TICKETS: Adults: $30 Saturday, $25 Sunday, both days $50. Children: $10 per day (ages 6-12, 5 and under free!). Please check our website frequently for the latest information on our special VIP and Early Admission Packages!
TICKET PURCHASE & INFORMATION: www.bigapplecc.com
Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars: The Last Jedi Director Rian Johnson to Appear at Star Wars Celebration
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ panel at this year’s Star Wars Celebration convention.
There will be plenty of surprises and special guests on the panel to keep the excitement brewing and speculation spinning throughout the rest of the weekend.