Convention Scene » Science Fiction and Fantasy http://www.conventionscene.com Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:27:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.3 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 OR – Timothy Zahn Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/timothy-zahn-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/timothy-zahn-signing/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:48:44 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61372 tzahn122014

Timothy Zahn, bestselling author of several Star Wars titles and comics including Heir to the Empire, Dark Force Rising, The Last Command, Mara Jade: By the Emperor’s Hand, signs at WinterRiver Books on Saturday, December 20th at 1:00 pm! All of Zahn’s available Star Wars and other science fiction titles will be offered. Enjoy cookies & hot spiced cider!

WinterRiver Books
170 2nd Street, SE Bandon, OR 97411
541-347-4111

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Comic Book and Non Sports Card Show (March 2015) http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/comic-book-non-sports-card-show-march-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/comic-book-non-sports-card-show-march-2015/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:55:50 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61244 Event Details:
Convention Name
Comic Book and non sports card show
Convention Website Address
http://www.clandestinecomics.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
03/29/2015
About This Convention
We are the longest one day comic book show in Maryland. Dealers from around the Mid-Atlantic will be selling comics from all eras. This is a great show to pick up back issues and new weekly issues from stores with overstock.
Venue Name and Address
2004 Greenspring Dr.
Timonium, Maryland 21093
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
25
Projected Attendance
125
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
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Memphis Comic Expo (June 2015) http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/memphis-comic-expo-june-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/memphis-comic-expo-june-2015/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:41:19 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61219 Event Details:

Memphis Comic Expo

Convention Name
Memphis Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://http://www.memphiscomicexpo.com/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/06/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/07/2015
About This Convention
Memphis Comic Expo is the truest comic convention in the mid-south! Creators come first at this show because they are what is good about comics (don’t forget)! We have plenty of other stuff including a fantastic costume contest, media guests, a variety incredible dealers, but this show is all about comic book creators! Do yourself a favor and come check us out! This year we have: Ben Templesmith, Kyle Baker, Mike Norton, Cullen Bunn, Aaron Kuder, Joe Casey, Jason Shawn Alexander, Phil Ortiz, Brian Clevinger, Matthew Southworth, Erica Henderson, Ian Mcginty, Benito Cereno, Matt Wilson, Chris Haley, John Lucas, Jerry “The King” Lawler, Nicole Marie Jean, Colin K. Bass, Dean Zachary, Mitch Foust, Jon MastJ Woodard, Adam Shaw, Martheus Wade, Janet Wade, Larry Cathey, 501st Legion with more adding soon! Cash pizes for the costume contest (detaills soon)!
Venue Name and Address
Agricenter International
7777 Walnut Grove
Memphis, TN 38120
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
140
Projected Attendance
3000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
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CalComicCon (January 2015) http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/calcomiccon-january-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/calcomiccon-january-2015/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:58:51 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61189 Event Details:

CalComicCon 2015

Convention Name
CalComicCon (January 2015)
Convention Website Address
http://www.calcomiccon.com/main.aspx
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/25/2015
About This Convention
The California Comic Convention is returning for its 9th year to the Yorba Linda Community Center in Orange County, CA on Sunday, January 25, 2015. This is a one-day event with a focus on vintage comics and comic book art. Dozens of dealers from across the U.S. will offer a large selection of items sought-after by collectors and investors.
Our scheduled guest artists Ken Kelly and Thomas Yeates may sketch and will sign during the show. CGC will be available to take attendees’ submissions and to witness the original signatures of our guest artists. In addition, we will raffle dozens of valuable items throughout the day including CGC graded comics, original comic book pages, guest artist sketches.
Venue Name and Address
California Comic Convention in Orange County at the Yorba Linda Community Center
4501 Casa Loma Ave
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
53
Projected Attendance
350
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

CalComicCon flyer

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Dallas Comic Book Show (January 2015) http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/dallas-comic-book-show-january-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/dallas-comic-book-show-january-2015/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:49:11 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61060 Dallas

Convention Name
“DEATHLOK” Creator RICH BUCKLER At DALLAS Comic Book Show Jan. 24th & 25th, 2015
Convention Website Address
http://comicbooksdallas.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/24/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/25/2015
About This Convention
RICH BUCKLER, the creator of “Deathlok”, comes to Dallas for two days in January! North Texas Comic Book Shows is pleased to announce the special appearance of Rich Buckler along with JOE RUBINSTEIN, MARK MORALES & BEN DUNN on Saturday January 24th & Sunday January 25th.The two day event will feature over 65 dealers of comics, toys, and comic collectibles. This true comic book show focuses on connecting artists and creators with their fan base on a more intimate level. Past attendees have included Ron Marz, Tom DeFalco, Ron Frenz, Jose Delbo, and Allen Bellman.

The event will take place at the Doubletree Hotel Dallas Market Center, 2015 Market Center Blvd., just off I-35 near Medieval Times. Show hours on Saturday are 9:30 am to 5 pm and on Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Mark your calendar as you don’t want to miss this appearance by Rich Buckler in Dallas.

Venue Name and Address
Doubletree Hotel Dallas Market Center
2015 Market Center Blvd
Dallas, TX 75207
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
65
Projected Attendance
750
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Rich Buckler, Joe Rubinstein, Mark Morales, Ben Dunn
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Murfreesboro Anime and Comic Kon (MACK) (January 2015) http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/murfreesboro-anime-comic-kon-mack-january-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/murfreesboro-anime-comic-kon-mack-january-2015/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:37:40 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61097 Event Details:
Convention Name
Murfreesboro Anime & Comic Kon (MACK)
Convention Website Address
http://www.comiccitytn.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/17/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/18/2015
About This Convention
Murfreesboro Anime & Comic Kon (MACK)
JANUARY 17 & 18 , 2015
Clarion Hotel , 227 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro , TN 37129 (615)896-2420 (exit #78B off I-24)
Saturday Hours 10:00 AM to 6:00PM
Sunday Hours 11:00AM to 4:00 PM
The Fifth year for the Show..This will be a Fan Friendly Show!! It will feature FREE PARKING ! A FREE NYLON TOTEBAG! FREE ENTRY for our Win-An-Entire-Booth (3000.00 in Merchandise) Prize Raffle held Sunday ! (Details below) FREE GAMING ALL DAY…Board Games(Apples to Apples to Zathura) , Magic, Pokemon, More…(Tournaments to be Announced!) SUNDAY’S SUPER -FREEBIE TABLE (An Entire table FULL of FREEBIE GOODIES..Posters, Pins, Toys, Comic Books, Buttons, MORE! (while they last!) ….FREE PASSES to Atlanta Comic Convention ! ALL KIDS (10 and Under)that come in Costume (either day) will receive a FREE GIFT..JUST for coming!
KIDS DAY SUNDAY! FREE PICTURES with Yo Gabba Gabba’s Brobee and Foofa (10:30 TO 11:00AM) ..KIDS COSTUME CONTEST (See details under Costume Contest), ALL KIDS (10 and Under) FREE with a paid Adult.
ALL FOR ONLY 10.00 Admission !
ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS (MTSU, etc.) with I.D. get in for 5.00 on Sunday ! ALL MILITARY get in FREE on Sunday with I.D.! VIP PASSES ONLY 35.00 (LIMITED to 50 Memberships)Details see below..
JOIN OUR FB PAGE for updates, directions and any questions you have about the show!
Venue Name and Address
Clarion Inn
227 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
65
Projected Attendance
1000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Doug TenNapel (Earthworm Jim), Dean Zaachery (Star Wars), Santiago Cirilo (Walking Dead), 7 Wrestling Stars, More!

Earthworm Jim

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NYC – Silver Screen Fiend Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/nyc-silver-screen-fiend-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/nyc-silver-screen-fiend-signing/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:48:38 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61359 ssf

Patton Oswalt (Agents of SHIELD, The King of Queens) appears at Barnes & Noble to sign Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life From an Addiction on Tuesday January 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

Special Instructions
Event guidelines are subject to change. Please re-visit page for event updates.

 

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

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PA – Star Wars Welcome Home Party http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/pa-star-wars-welcome-home-party/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/19/pa-star-wars-welcome-home-party/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:41:52 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61357 swpa

Artists Micky Fiedler and Bob Hazell appear at Steve’s Comic Relief for their Star Wars Welcome Home Party on Wednesday January 14, 2015 from 1:00 till 7:00 pm! Come in with anything Star Wars related and receive an entry to win the party variant sketch cover, plus receive 25% off older Star Wars comics. Enter the raffle for a signed Mark Hamill plaque.

RSVP on Facebook!

Steve’s Comic Relief
Inside Rosebush Antiques – Langhorne Square Shopping Center
1337 E Lincoln Highway, Levittown, PA 19056
(215) 945-7954

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Big Wow! ComicFest 2015 Tickets Available Now http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/18/big-wow-comicfest-2015-tickets-available-now/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/18/big-wow-comicfest-2015-tickets-available-now/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:45:16 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61348 big-wow-logo-2000x1254Press Release:

Big WOW! Comicfest returns on April 18th & 19th, 2015 at the San Jose Convention Center! Admission tickets are now available! Along with the standard Weekend and Single Day passes for Adults and Children, Big WOW! Comicfest also has the following VIP and Lifetime Admission Options available.

VIP Big WOW! Package includes a special VIP Lanyard, Weekend Pass to Big WOW! Comicfest, 1/2 hour early entry into the show both Saturday and Sunday, Big WOW! VIP bag, Big WOW! Comicfest 2015 T-Shirt, front row seating to any panel except the Swamp Thing panel, and more Big WOW! ComicFest exclusive items!

VIP Swamp Thing Package includes a Limited Edition Print signed by John Totleben, Stephen Bissette, Rich Veitch, and Tom Yeates, a special VIP Lanyard, Weekend Pass to Big WOW! Comicfest, 1/2 hour early entry into the show both Saturday and Sunday, Big WOW! VIP bag, Big WOW! Comicfest 2015 T-Shirt, and front row seating to the Swamp Thing panel.

Lifetime Admission to Big WOW! ComicFest, as well as the East Bay Comic Con and the Bakersfield Comic Con! Lifetime Admission comes with a complimentary Big WOW! ComicFest VIP package for the 2015 Con. You’ll be able to upgrade to VIP status for future shows. We are limiting sales to only 100 so you’ll want to scoop these up while you have the chance!

Get tickets at the link!

Guests include: Brent Anderson, Sanya Anwar, Stephen Bissette, Mark Bode, Nick Bradshaw, Tim Bradstreet, Dan Brereton, Danny Bulanadi, Frank Cho, Frank Cirocco, Lela Dowling, Stephen E. Gordon, Adi Granov, Mick Gray, Rich Koslowski, Ron Lim, Toshio Maeda, Steve Mannion, Chris Marrinan, Bill Morrison, Darick Robertson, Tone Rodriguez, Don Rosa, Stuart Sayger, Liam Sharp, Scott Shaw, Bill Sienkiewicz, John Totleben, Herb Trimpe, Rick Veitch, Tim Vigil, Ben Wolstenholme, Thomas Yeates, and more to be announced.

For more information on Big WOW! Comicfest please check their website (www.bigwowcomicfest.com) and follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

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IL – The Witches of Echo Park Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/18/il-witches-echo-park-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/18/il-witches-echo-park-signing/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:00:38 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61344 abenson-il

Amber Benson, best known for her role as Tara Maclay on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be signing The Witches of Echo Park, the newest book in her Calliope Reaper-Jones novel series, at Challengers Comics on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

RSVP on Facebook!

Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-0155

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