March 10, 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
Guest at the show…We are featuring Tugg the Superhero Dog. Come meet John Beatty, Barry and Jenni Gregory, Roland Mann , Martin Pierro, Jon Pinto, Tim Proctor, Jess Blais. Over 50 vendors with toys, comics, collectibles and more. Costume contest, face painting, photo booth, kids activity zone and more.
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- Have you heard the news? Jason Isaacs is the captain in the new Star Trek series!
- Stephen Amell, star of the hit CW show Arrow, returns to Kansas City to meet his fans.
- Doctor Who’s Rose Tyler, Billie Piper, makes her first Planet Comicon appearance.
The original art of legendary creator Frank Miller, the man behind The Dark Knight Returns, Sin City, 300, Daredevil, Ronin and Wolverine will be for sale at the Metropolis Gallery booth at the Big Apple Comic Con, March 11-12 in New York City.
“I have been a big fan of Frank’s work going all the way back to Daredevil and I’m thrilled to represent Frank Miller at Big Apple! He is one of the most influential artists of the last 40 years. I am not just talking about in the world of comic books. I mean in the world. His comic art and stories have influenced generations, including writers, painters, set designers, comic creators, and filmmakers,” exclaimed Metropolis Gallery curator Vincent Zurzolo.
Frank will be signing at the convention on Sunday, March 12th. Big Apple Comic Con promoter Michael Carbonaro had this to say, “I’ve been in the comic business for over forty years and love comics with all my heart. I wanted to give the fans the best comic con they could ask for. Having Frank Miller at the con as well as the legendary Stan Lee fortify this con as the must attend event of the year!”
JOCK will be signing two sensational new exclusive Giclee Prints at the Forbidden Planet Newcastle Megastore on Saturday 25th March from noon to 1pm.
These two high quality giclee prints feature the cover art from All Star Batman #6. Both measure 20 x 36 inches and are printed on 300gms smooth cotton rag paper and are ONLY available from our Newcastle Megastore!
The Signed All-Star Batman #6 Print is limited to 100 Worldwide and will be £49.99. Also available is the Variant Edition, limited to 50 Worldwide and costing £54.99.
PLUS: Also available at the event will be the Forbidden Planet/Big Bang Exclusive Variant of the 2000AD 40th Anniversary special, featuring Judge Dredd cover art by Jock.
Jock won the 2001 National Comics Award for Best New Talent (2000 AD) and was nominated for a 2006 Eisner Award (The Losers) and the 2012 Stan Lee Award for Best Artist (Detective Comics). Jock has created storyboards and concept art for numerous films including The Dark Knight Trilogy, Dredd, Star Wars VIII and the Oscar winning Ex Machina. His comics creations include Green Arrow, Batman, Wolverine, Constantine and Judge Dredd.
49 Grainger Street Newcastle NE1 5JE
0191 261 9173
Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Star Wars Rebels) signs her new cookbook at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday April 4, 2017 at 12:30 PM.
This is a wristbanded event. Wristbands will be provided at the cash register at the time of purchase. Books will be available at the cash registers starting at 9am the day of the signing. Customers should maintain their receipts and be prepared to present them to a member of the events team upon request. The line will begin outside of the front entrance.
Personalization and posed photography at the signing table are allowed. The signing of any memorabilia is prohibited. No bags are allowed in the event space.
Barnes & Noble
555 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017
Actress Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy, Futurama, Married with Children) signs at BookPeople on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 6:00 PM.
Popular and award-winning star Katey Sagal chronicles the rollercoaster ride of her life in this series of evocative and beautifully written vignettes, resulting in a life story recounted unlike any other Hollywood memoir you’ve read before.
Sagal takes you through the highs and lows of her life, from the tragic deaths of her parents to her long years in the Los Angeles rock scene, from being diagnosed with cancer at the age of twenty-eight to getting her big break on the fledgling FOX network as the wisecracking Peggy Bundy on the beloved sitcom Married…with Children.
603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
Star Wars Rebels Executive Producer and Supervising Director Dave Filoni is headed to Star Wars Celebration Orlando. On Saturday April 15th Filoni and special guests will bring an epic sneak peek at what’s to come in Star Wars Rebels fourth season!
Filoni’s unique talent as a storyteller and filmmaker has added depth and resonance to the Star Wars universe, and introduced countless fan-favorite characters, via the critically acclaimed TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels.
From the exclusive reveals, to the always lively audience Q&A, Celebration fans know this panel is not one to miss!
For tickets and further information please go to the website: www.starwarscelebration.com
Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its fourteenth and fifteenth North American guests of honor today. Producer and Director LeSean Thomas and author Roland Kelts will appear at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass, on March 31 through April 2, 2017.
South Bronx NYC native LeSean Thomas is a television animation producer, director and illustrator operating out of Los Angeles, California.
His most recent works are as Creative Producer and Supervising director of Black Dynamite: The Animated Series on The Cartoon Network’s ADULT SWIM programming block; storyboard and animation production artist on The Legend of Korra (Book 1) animated TV series for NICKELODEON Animation; as well as Director/Lead Character Designer for Aaron McGruder’s Peabody Award-winning The Boondocks animated TV series (seasons 1 & 2) for SONY PICTURES TELEVISION. He recently produced, directed and wrote an animated pilot Cannon Busters with Satelight Animation Studio Japan based on the creator-owned comic book of the same name, set to release in 2017.
In October, Thomas partnered with Crunchyroll, a global leader in SVOD platforming focused on East Asian media, for an exclusive deal to co-produce his original anime creation Children of Ether; a release date has yet to be determined.
Roland Kelts is the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller, Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture has Invaded the US. As a journalist, essayist and columnist, he writes for several publications, such as: The New Yorker, Time, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Newsweek Japan, The Los Angeles Times, The Yomiuri, and The Japan Times, and is considered an authority on contemporary Japanese culture and media. He is a frequent commentator on CNN, NPR, NHK and the BBC. Recently, Kelts delivered lectures for TED Talks in Tokyo and The World Economic Forum in Tianjin. He is currently a 2017 Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard University, where he is working on a new book.
Previously announced guests include Puffy AmiYumi, Lex Lang, Sandy Fox, OKAMOTO’S, Michelle Ruff, Johnny Yong Bosch, Naokatsu Tsuda, Brina Palencia, Toru Furuya, Kyle Colby Jones, Bryson Baugus, Greg Ayres, Lisa Ortiz, Shingo Natsume, Robbie Daymond, Patrick Seitz, Hirokatsu Kihara, Cherami Leigh, Christopher R. Sabat, and Masahiko Minami.
About Anime Boston: With nearly 27,000 attendees in 2016, Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Mass. Anime Boston 2017 is scheduled for Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2 at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel. More information about Anime Boston can be found at www.animeboston.com.
About New England Anime Society, Inc.: The New England Anime Society was founded in 2001. Based in Massachusetts, The New England Anime Society, Inc. is parent organization of Anime Boston and is dedicated to furthering public education and understanding of the Japanese language and culture through visual and written media. More information about The New England Anime Society is available at www.neanime.org.
March 8, 2017 by Joe Fauvel
Filed under Animation, Anime, Collectibles, Comic Books, Comic Strips, Convention News, Cosplay, Gaming, Horror, Manga, Massachusetts, Movies, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Sports, Television, Video Games, Webcomics
Don’t miss the opportunity to see the legendary duo sharing stories on stage together!
Tickets go on sale March 9th at 10am EST.
DON’T MISS THIS RARE PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Kevin Smith & Jason Mewes will be posing for photo ops in an exclusive BOSTON COMIC CON experience. Don’t miss out on this very rare opportunity to strike a pose with the legendary Jay & Silent Bob for only $80!
*NOTE: Photo Ops will go on sale alongside all other guests, 3-4 weeks before the event. Admission to BOSTON COMIC CON is required for all photo ops.
To celebrate the legacy of Disney’s classic animated tale Beauty and the Beast, Nucleus has invited the veteran animators and artists who worked on the film to talk about their experiences. Come hear these amazing guests as they share stories and discuss their development work from behind-the-scenes. Bring your questions for the Q&A session and meet the artists one-on-one on Saturday March 25, 2017.
After the Q&A, guests will queue up for a meet and greet with the panelists and be given a pre-purchased signed book upon exit.
Charles Solomon – Author
Don Hahn – Producer
Gary Trousdale – Director
Roger Allers – Story Supervisor
James Baxter – Supervising Animator (Belle)
John Carnochan – Editor
…more to be announced! Panelists may be subject to change
- Tickets are on sale now at the link…
- Pre-sale ticket holders are guaranteed entrance and a signed book.
- Non-ticket holders ARE NOT guaranteed entrance if the event is sold out. We have a limited capacity in the gallery and cannot guarantee entrance for non-ticket holders.
- Attendees can pick up the signed copy of their book upon exit
- Due to all books being signed before the event, outside items will not be available for signing.
- ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds will be given if you cannot make the event.
*Attendees must email us their questions by March 23 to firstname.lastname@example.org (subject: Tale as Old as Time questions)
2:00 – 3:30 Artist Discussion Panel
3:30 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:00 Q & A
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801