The Ultimate Comic Book Trade Show and Expo 2016 Welcomes Casper Van Dien and Helen Slater

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iHeartMedia of the Hudson Valley along with Michael R. Varble, TEG Federal Credit Union & Dr. Lawrence Grodin DDS of Smileworks Dental Associates are proud to welcome Casper Van Dien, aka Rico from Starship Troopers) and the original Supergirl, Helen Slater, to this year’s show! The show will take place July 23rd-24th at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center.

Casper Van Dien

Casper Van Dien’s breakthrough role was as the lead in Paul Verhoeven’s sci-fi film Starship Troopers (1997).

Still one of the most talked about films of 1997 that has one of the largest cult followings in film history. He was also in Tim Burton’s critically acclaimed film Sleepy Hollow (1999), as Brom Bones. He was the 20th Tarzan and the only one to ever film in Africa and ride an African elephant in the Warner Bros. film Tarzan and the Lost City (1998). Read Casper’s full bio here.

 

Helen Slater

Helen Slater is praised for her role as the Kryptonian superheroine in TriStar’s 1984 film “Supergirl”.

Helen Slater’s career has encompassed motion pictures, television, music and legitimate stage. Upon graduating from the famed High School of Performing Arts, her debut film performance, opposite Faye Dunaway and Peter O’Toole in “Supergirl” won praise from the most cynical of critics and launched her performing career. She went on to star in such films as “The Legend of Billie Jean,” “Ruthless People,” “The Secret of my Success,” “City Slickers,” “Sticky Fingers,” “Lassie,” “No Way Back” and “The Steal,” among others. Read Helen’s full bio here.

Roanoke Valley Comicon (October 2016)

Roanoke Valley Comicon

Convention Name
Roanoke Valley Comicon
Convention Website Address
https://www.roanokevalleycomicon.com/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/22/2016
About This Convention
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Venue Name and Address
4420-A Electric Rd
Roanoke, VA 24018
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
2,500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Comic Book and Non-Sports Card Show (October 2016)

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Convention Name
Comic Book and Non-SportsCard Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.clandestinecomics.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/09/2016
About This Convention
Maryland’s longest running one day vintage comics book show. Dealers from across the Mid-Atlantic will be selling-trading-buying comic books, original art, CCG books, supplies, non-sports cards and much more.
We offer over 100,000 comics in the room and hope we have what you may be looking for from Golden Age to current.
Venue Name and Address
Radisson Hotel North
2004 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, Maryland 21093
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
30
Projected Attendance
125
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Comic Book Collectorfest and Icons of Wrestling (September 2016)

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Convention Name
Comic Book Collectorfest & Icons of wrestling
Convention Website Address
http://www.thecollectorfest.com/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/17/2016
Venue Name and Address
2300 arena
2300 S Swanson ST
Philadelphia, PA 19148
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
1,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
  • Collectibles
Guests
TBA

Comic Book Collectorfest and Icons of Wrestling (August 2016)

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Convention Name
Comic Book Collectorfest & Icons of wrestling
Convention Website Address
http://www.thecollectorfest.com/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/06/2016
Venue Name and Address
Pasadena convention center
7902 Fairmont parkway
Pasadena, TX 77507
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
1,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
Guests
TBA

CA – A Fairy Friend Launch Party

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Artist Claire Keane signs her new book A Fairy Friend at Gallery Nucleus. It is an enchanting illustrated children’s book about the world of fairies! We will also be featuring original artwork tied to the book by Claire, in the gallery! She will be there to sign and meet with fans on Saturday May 28th, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

FREE Admission
Books will be available at the signing

About the book:
“Soar into an enchanting, miniature world full of fairies. These playful creatures are all around us, if you know just where to look. And if you want to have one come to you, build a fairy house of twigs and blooms and wait patiently for a fairy to take up residence. Children are fascinated with miniature worlds and love to imagine the fairies which inhabit them. A forever friend awaits each reader in the pages of this lovely picture book.”

Other activities will include a crafting table to build your own fairy home and a DIY photobooth that will spark your imagination!

About the artist:
Claire Keane is known for her work as a visual development artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios, where she made significant contributions to recent hits Tangled and Frozen. She studied graphic design at the Ecole Superieure d’Arts Graphiques in Paris, France. Claire now lives in Venice Beach, California, with her husband and kids. She is the author of the picture book Once Upon A Cloud.

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

CA – The Fireman Signing

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JOE HILL (Locke & Key, Horns) appears at Copperfield’s Books on Friday, May 27th at 7:00 PM to sign his new novel THE FIREMAN!

Copperfield’s Books
140 Kentucky Street, Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 762-0563

Plastic City Comic Con (July 2016)

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Convention Name
Plastic City Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.PlasticCityComicCon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/30/2016
About This Convention
Plastic City Comic Con is the premier event for comics, toys and pop culture fans in North Central Massachusetts! Saturday July 30, 2016 10AM – 6PM at the Leominster Veteran’s Center, 100 West St, Leominster, MA 01453. Jam packed with comic artists, writers, creators, and vendors! FREE ADMISSION!
Venue Name and Address
Leominster Veteran’s Center
100 West Street
Leominster, MA 01453
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
1,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Paul Kupperberg, Veronica Fish, Andi Fish, Joe St. Pierre, Rich Woodall, and other local artists, writers, etc.

Plastic City July 2016 Flyer

MD – Nobody Likes a Goblin Signing

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Cartoonist Ben Hatke, creator of Zita the Spacegirl, appears at Politics & Prose on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. to sign his latest children’s book NOBODY LIKES A GOBLIN!

Takoma Park Library
101 Philadelphia Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-7259

SF – The Dam Keeper Signing

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Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo appear at Kinokuniya Bookstore on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 3:00 PM. They are the two masterminds behind the intricate hand-painted short story.

At the height of their career at Pixar, the two left to create their own visionary company, Tonko House. Join us to hear their journey to where they are today.

This event is free and open to the public. For a limited time, there will be a small exhibition space at our second floor window with Tonko House props and many more starting May 14! Tonko House merchandise will also be available for purchase!

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Kinokuniya Bookstore
1581 Webster St, San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 567-7625

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