Convention Scene » Science Fiction and Fantasy http://www.conventionscene.com Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:12:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 NYC – Troma Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/17/nyc-troma-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/17/nyc-troma-signing/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:10:17 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63043 troma042215

Press Release:

Forbidden Planet is stoked to announce a Troma signing on Thursday April 30th at 7:00 PM! Meet Lloyd Kaufman (Troma President and creator of The Toxic Avenger), Ethan Hurt (Composer of the Class of Nuke ‘Em High Theme), and Lisa Gaye (star of Class of Nuke ‘ Em High 2 & 3, Toxic Avenger 2-4, and many more Troma classiscs!

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

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New Star Wars Trailer is Here! http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/16/new-star-wars-trailer-is-here/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/16/new-star-wars-trailer-is-here/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:07:45 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63038  

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Capital City Comic Con Debuts on May 2nd-3rd 2015 http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/16/capital-city-comic-con-debuts-on-may-2nd-3rd-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/16/capital-city-comic-con-debuts-on-may-2nd-3rd-2015/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:21:38 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63035 C42015

Press Release:

The Capital City Comic Con, greater Lansing’s first comic convention, will be held on May 2nd and 3rd, 2015 at Haslett High School! Guests include: Adam Talley, Matt Feazell, Rick Chambers, Daniel J. Hogan, Randall W. Scott, the 501st Legion, and the Lansing Derby Vixens!

Located in the heart of Michigan, Capital City Comic Con is conveniently located within an hour and half of some of Michigan’s largest cities, including metro-Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids and Jackson.

Check out www.capcitycomiccon.com for the latest news, purchase tickets, check out our gaming and cosplay, register for a booth, and more!

We welcome a variety of vendors, exhibitors and attendees, including comics, cards, games, action figures, memorabilia, books, movies, apparel, cosplayers and more!

Capital City Comic Con is committed to bringing an amazing, fun-filled weekend to the greater Lansing community.

To buy tickets, click the link, or download the EventBrite app to your mobile device. Save money on presale tickets and two-day passes!

RSVP on Facebook!

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CA – Once Upon A Cloud Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/16/ca-once-upon-a-cloud-signing-2/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/16/ca-once-upon-a-cloud-signing-2/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:21:34 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63034 once

Join Claire Keane (Frozen, Tangled) for a Mother’s day event in Venice Saturday, May 9th at 4:00 PM where she will be drawing, reading and signing Once Upon A Cloud at Ecole Claire Fontaine. There will be activities for the whole family and gifts to make for the moms in your life.

RSVP on Facebook!

Ecole Claire Fontaine
1047 Abbot Kinney, Venice, CA 90291

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Big WOW! Drink & Draw 2015 http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/15/big-wow-drink-draw-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/15/big-wow-drink-draw-2015/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:58:04 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63017 bigw0w-sq

Press Release:

Big WOW! Comic Fest hosts a Drink & Draw this Friday April 17th, 2015 from 9:00 pm till midnight(?) at the Hyatt Place Hotel (inside the Gallery,) 282 S. Almaden Blvd, San Jose, CA 95113 right next door to the San Jose Convention Center. RSVP on Facebook!

Bring your sketchbooks, drawing pads, & art supplies and mingle with professional and amateur artists while having drinks and socializing. It’s a casual event so just dive in and drink & draw. We may have a ringleader for the event to bring up drawing ideas and such so keep posted. If we cannot appropriate one in time, feel free to improvise with your fellow artists.

The Gallery offers plenty of inviting spaces to gather as a group, draw, and have drinks & snacks. There is no entry fee to come to this event.

Badge Pick-Up & Advanced Ticket Sales is open from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm on Friday at the San Jose Convention Center 150 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113. So stick around after you pick up your badge and join us!

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Comic Fest Coral Springs moves Date to May 9th! http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/15/comic-fest-coral-springs-moves-date-to-may-9th/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/15/comic-fest-coral-springs-moves-date-to-may-9th/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:58:30 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63015 Comic Fest Coral Springs 2015Comic Fest Coral Springs moves Date to May 9th!

Slight change for the first ever Comic Fest Coral Springs in Coral Springs, FL

Guests include Charles Paul Wilson III

Barbara Kesel

Fernando Ruiz

Derrick fish

Jose Delbo

Manny Cartoon

Silvana

501st Legion

For more info check out the website!

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CA – Free Comic Book Day 2015 http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/14/ca-free-comic-book-day-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/14/ca-free-comic-book-day-2015/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:21:05 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63011 fcc-fcbd

Erik Larsen, Matt Hawkins, Liam Sharp, and Tom Beland appear at Flying Color Comics on Saturday May 2, 2015 for Free Comic Book Day!

RSVP on Facebook!

Flying Colors Comics
2980 Treat Blvd (at Oak Grove Rd), Concord, CA 94518
(925) 825-5410

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MA – Captain Kirk Speaks http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/14/ma-captain-kirk-speaks/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/14/ma-captain-kirk-speaks/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:54:47 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63007 ma-shatner

William Shatner (Star Trek’s Captain James T. Kirk) speaks at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 8:00 PM!

Tickets are available at the link! Proceeds from Celebrity Forum support the Middlesex Community College Foundation.

Lowell Memorial Auditorium
50 E Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 454-2299

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Delaware Train Show and Octoberfest Toy Show (October 2015) http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/13/delaware-train-show-and-octoberfest-toy-show-october-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/13/delaware-train-show-and-octoberfest-toy-show-october-2015/#comments Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:54:24 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=62893 Event Details:

ToyShows.org

Convention Name
Delaware Train Show & Octoberfest Toy Show 2015
Convention Website Address
http://www.toyshows.org
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/24/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/25/2015
About This Convention
  On Saturday, October 24th, 2015. The 10th Delaware Train Show will take place from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Nur Shrine Center, Route. 13 / 198 South DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE. 19720. Admission is $5.00, children under the age of 12 are free, $10.00 Early Buyers 8:00am Admission.
It will feature over 150 tables of trains, accessories, slotcars, and some toys. Toyshows.org Delaware Train Show will have a diversity of trains in all Scales and makes, We have a variety of unique dealers coming from up and down the east coast, Train show is Saturday only.
On Sunday, October, 25th, Octoberfest Toy Show the east coast largest toy show moves in. 175+ tables of new, collectible and antique toys. 10:00am to 4:00pm. Admission is $5.00, children under the age of 12 are free, $10.00 Early Buyers 9:00am Admission. Collectors you don’t want to miss this show, Great food, Free parking. Rain or shine events. The Nur Shrine Temple, is convenient to I-95, I-295 and US Route 40. 3 miles from the Del. Mem. Bridges. 20 minutes from philly. For map or information on attending or participating in this show. Please go to our web site: www.toyshows.org or Call: 856-302-3606
Venue Name and Address
Nur Shrine Center
198 South DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720
United States
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

Octoberfest

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Brett Dalton Appears at Boston Comic Con 2015 http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/13/brett-dalton-appears-at-boston-comic-con-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/13/brett-dalton-appears-at-boston-comic-con-2015/#comments Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:09:37 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=62995 BRETT DALTON

Boston Comic Con welcomes BRETT DALTON to our show on July 31st – August 2nd! Brett will be signing autographs and doing fan photo ops all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. He is best known for his breakout role as double agent Grant Ward on Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD! Brett’s other television credits include Blue Bloods, Army Wives, and National Geographic Channel’s Killing Lincoln. Hail Hydra!

Previously announced guests include: Stan Lee, Hayley Atwell, Robin Lord Taylor, Eduardo Risso, Humberto Ramos, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Tony Moore, Jason Latour, Joelle Jones, Steve Lieber, Annie Wu, Franco Aureliani, J. Bone, Frank Brunner, Michael Cho, Jeff Dekal, Evan Dorkin, Sara Dyer, Gerry Duggan, Mike Henderson, Mike Kunkel, John Layman, Stacey Lee, Laura Martin, Phil Noto, Dan Panosian, Yanick Paquette, Jeff Parker, Andrew C. Robinson, Kurtis J. Wiebe, Joshua Williamson, Brian Azzarello, Nick Bradshaw, Eric Canete, Frank Cho, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Andy Belanger, Stephanie Buscema, CB Cebulski, Dave Johnson, Joe Prado, Tim Sale, Amy Reeder, Don Rosa, Stephane Roux, Frank Tieri, and more!

Tickets are now available for purchase. Please note that this year tickets will be sold ONLINE ONLY, there will not be any on-site ticket sales.

If you are coming in from out of town, the official Boston Comic Con hotel is the Seaport Hotel which is attached to the show venue (The Seaport World Trade Center).

About Boston Comic Con:
The Boston Comic Con is a 100% independently run comic book show committed to bringing the biggest and best comic creators to New England. Run by fans for fans, Boston Comic Con is not affiliated with any other convention tour or corporate interests. Hosting over 120,000 square feet of vendors selling comic books, toys, posters, trading cards, and other pop culture memorabilia, this is a destination event for geeks of any stripe. This year’s convention will be held Friday July 31st, Saturday August 1st, and Sunday August 2nd at the Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210. For more information please go to our website at www.bostoncomiccon.com and follow us on Twitter (@BostonComicCon) and Facebook!

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