Director Gareth Edwards signs at Forbidden Planet on Friday 28th February at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore from 6:00 till 7:00 pm!
Forbidden Planet in association with Empire Magazine are delighted to welcome Godzilla director GARETH EDWARDS, signing copies of Empire to celebrate the magazine’s exclusive cover reveal of Godzilla, on Friday 28th February at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore from 6-7pm.
In Summer 2014, the world’s most revered monster is reborn as Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures unleash the epic action adventure Godzilla.
From visionary new director Gareth Edwards (“Monsters”) comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenceless. The film stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche and Sally Hawkins, with David Strathairn and Bryan Cranston. Edwards directs from a screenplay by Max Borenstein, story by David Callaham, based on the character “Godzilla” owned and created by TOHO CO., LTD. Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni are producing with Mary Parent and Brian Rogers. Patricia Whitcher and Alex Garcia are serving as executive producers, alongside Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira.
Forbidden Planet London Megastore
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
Jaimie Alexander and J. August Richards to be Featured at Los Angeles Comic Book and Sci-Fi Show in March 2014
LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION PRESENTS
JAIMIE ALEXANDER (THOR: THE DARK WORLD)
J. AUGUST RICHARDS (MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.)
MARCH 16, 2014
Los Angeles, CA-February 20, 2014-The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION presents JAIMIE ALEXANDER, the “Lady Sif” in MARVEL’S THOR and THOR: THE DARK WORLD Movies and J. AUGUST RICHARDS who stars as “Mike Peterson/Deathlok” on the ABC-TV Series MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. among the Special Guests appearing at the show being held on SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014.
JAIMIE ALEXANDER stars as Lady Sif in MARVEL’S THOR and THOR: THE DARK WORLD Movies and reprises this role in a special episode of MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. airing on ABC-TV during March. JAIMIE ALEXANDER also starred as Jessi in the ABC Science Fiction series Kyle XY and had a memorable arc on Nurse Jackie. She next stars for Ryan Murphy in his HBO drama series, OPEN. JAIMIE recently starred with Arnold Schwarzenegger in the movie The Last Stand, and next appears with Amber Heard and Billy Bob Thornton in LONDON FIELDS. JAIMIE ALEXANDER will be signing autographs in this one hour appearance from 12:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M. There’s a charge for each autograph but it includes a photo of JAIMIE ALEXANDER as LADY SIF (any other items are subject to approval).
J. AUGUST RICHARDS is known for starring as Vampire Hunter Charles Gunn in Joss Whedon’s Angel TV Series for four seasons. J. AUGUST RICHARDS went on to guest star in several series such as The Mentalist, Warehouse 13, The 4400, CSI: Miami, Arrow and was a regular on Raising the Bar as Marcus McGrath. J. AUGUST RICHARDS is now a regular on MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. and it’s recently been revealed that his character is DEATHLOK, which adds a superhero element to this series. J. AUGUST RICHARDS will appear from 2:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. to sign autographs (there is a charge but it includes choice of photo).
JOHN KRICFALUSI (also known as JOHN K) is the creator of REN AND STIMPY and THE RIPPING FRIENDS animated series, and the founder of Spumco Animation Studio. JOHN K is currently working with Miley Cyrus as artistic director for her Bangerz tour. JOHN K will be doing caricature and character sketches and signing his new Spumco Hardcover book from 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
LISA LORING is known for her role as Wednesday Addams in the Classic 1964-1966 ABC-TV Series THE ADDAMS FAMILY. 2014 is the 50th Anniversary of THE ADDAMS FAMILY so come visit LISA on this special Anniversary where she will be signing autographs from 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. There’s a charge for each autograph but it includes a choice of photo. The Convention will be posting some rare behind the scenes photos from THE ADDAMS FAMILY at the Convention facebook page at www.facebook.com/comicbookscifi leading up to the show date.
RUBEN PROCOPIO is one of the Artists for DC Comics BATMAN ’66 which continues the adventures of the Adam West and Burt Ward Batman TV series. BATMAN ’66 #8 (release date late February) is an all interior art by RUBEN PROCOPIO issue as he draws two stories for this issue featuring King Tut and Shane (20 pages each). RUBEN worked for Walt Disney’s Animation Department for 25 years on such features as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King. RUBEN founded Masked Avenger Studios to expand his sculpting, design and comic book illustration services to a wider array of clients. RUBEN will take sketch commissions at the Convention from 12:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.
ROGER CRAIG SMITH is the Voice Actor behind CAPTAIN AMERICA in Marvel’s Avengers Assemble animated series, BRUCE WAYNE/BATMAN in the Batman: Arkham Origins Video Game, and SONIC THE HEDGEHOG in Sonic Boom TV Series and Video Games such as Sonic Lost World, Sonic Generations, Sonic Free Riders, Sonic Colors and many others. ROGER’S other voice roles include starring as Forge/Hellion/Kamal in Wolverine and the X-Men, Duke/Lift Ticket in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Video Game, Chris Redfield in Resident Evil Video Game, Ezio Auditore da Firenze in Assassin’s Creed Video Game and Thomas on the Cartoon Network’s Regular Show. ROGER has also done many anime related voices such as Keiichi Gotoh in Patlabor: The Movie, Raiga Kurosuki/Idate Morino/Kota in Naruto, Shinji Hirako/Ryusei Kenzaki/Noba in Bleach. ROGER signs autographs from 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. There’s a charge for each autograph but it includes a choice of photo.
OLIVIA HACK starred as CINDY BRADY in the 1995 Movie A Very Brady Sequel, as PICARD’S DAUGHTER in Star Trek: Generations, and as TANA SCHRICK in the Gilmore Girls TV Series. OLIVIA has also done Voice Acting portraying KATOONI in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, MAO/IRENE in Blood+, TY LEE in Avatar: The Last Airbender, CHLOE in Bratz: Go To Paris The Movie, and the voice of CINDY BRADY in Family Guy. OLIVIA signs autographs from 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. There’s a charge for each autograph but it includes a choice of photo.
The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION will take place SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014 at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, 700 West 32nd Street, in Los Angeles, across the street from USC College. Show Hours are 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. Regular Admission is only $10.00, five years and under are free. Early Admission is $12.00. The Dealers Room features over one hundred tables full of Old and New Comic Books, Toys, Action Figures, Trading Cards, Trade Paperbacks, Graphic Novels, DVDs, Movie Memorabilia and many other collectibles! Check www.comicbookscifi.com and www.facebook.com/comicbookscifi for more information!
Brian Posehn signs at Austin Books & Comics on Saturday, March 1, 2014 from noon until 2:00 pm.
Meet the actor, comedian, and writer of Marvel Comics’ Deadpool at Austin Books & Comics!
Saturday, March 1st from Noon to 2pm, Brian Posehn will be at Austin Books signing his Deadpool comics and graphic novels! We’re thrilled to have the comedian join us for an early afternoon of fun worthy of the Merc with a Mouth!
Due to time restraints, there will be no more than one outside item allowed in the store per person. If you plan on bringing in an outside item, please check it in with the Austin Books employee at the door.
Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
February 21, 2014 by Colin Solan
Filed under Animation, Australia, California, Canada, Comic Books, Convention News, Florida, Horror, Indiana, Michigan, Movies, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Other, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Television, Texas, Video Games
KEVIN EASTMAN, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and longtime publisher of Heavy Metal, kicks off a year of touring across the United States and abroad this weekend with an appearance at Jared’s Epic Party in Dallas, TX! Visit Kevin’s website for full details of all his original art available for sale and regular updates about his schedule. And stay in touch with Kevin on Facebook and Twitter!
|Upcoming 2014 appearances and signings …..
March 2 - Sac Con – Sacramento, CA
March 28 and 29 – DLUX Expo – Detroit, MI
April 5 and 6 – Gem City Comic Con – Dayton, OH
April 25 & 26 - Calgary Comic Con, Canada
May 9 & 10 - WAP! Comic Con, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
May 31 & June 1 - Indy Pop Con, Indianapolis, IN
June 6 & 7 - Niagara Falls CC, Niagara Falls, Canada
June 21 - Heroes Con, Charlotte, NC
July 12 & 13 - Capitol City Comic Con – Austin, TX
July 24-27 - San Diego Comicon – San Diego, CA
Sept 12 & 13 - Wizard World – Richmond, VA
Sept 26-27 - Alamo City – San Antonio, TX
October – Australia and New Zealand TBA
Sir Ben Kingsley and director Drew Pearce appear at the Arclight Hollywood on Monday February 24th for a special screening of ALL HAIL THE KING with a Q&A to follow! Read on to find out how to win tickets!
This Saturday February 22nd Golden Apple Comics will give away passes to an exclusive Marvel Fan Event with special screening of the MARVEL ONE SHOT: ALL HAIL THE KING!
The film stars Sir Ben Kingsley as “Trevor Slattery, who after the events in Marvel’s Iron Man 3 is locked up in a high security prison. Slattery is now an infamous celebrity who is about to be given an in-depth profile with a documentary filmmaker.”
After the screening of “ALL HAIL THE KING,” Director Drew Pearce and Sir Ben Kingsley will be present for a live Q&A session with the audience. This one hour event takes place Monday, February 24th at 7pm at the ArcLight in Hollywood
Looking for another way to win tickets in?
Before the February 24th screening, there will be a Life-Size THOR HAMMER set up outside the ArcLight Hollywood theater. You and friends can take a stab at pulling it out of the rocks for a chance to win last-minute entry into the “ALL HAIL THE KING” Q&A and screening, as well as additional prizes!
“MARVEL ONE-SHOT: ALL HAIL THE KING” is available to download on MARVEL’S THOR: THE DARK WORLD Digital HD and on Blu-Ray™ and DVD Feb 25!
Arclight Hollywood Cinema
6360 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Screenwriter Jonathan Nolan, brother to the director Chris Nolan,appears at the Cocteau for a live discussion with George R. R. Martin. They will get comfy and talk of the many mysteries involved in The Prestige. Come to the 4:00 PM show on Sunday February 23rd and bring your own questions for Jonathan.
Jean Cocteau Cinema
418 Montezuma Ave Santa Fe NM 87501
When the man-eating giants called Titans first appeared, humans retreated behind massive walls. After a hundred years of safety, a colossal-sized Titan smashes through the defenses, unleashing a flood of giants and carnage in the streets. Eren Jaeger watches helplessly as one of the creatures devours his mother.
He vows to kill every Titan walking the earth. Eren and his surviving friends enlist to fight against the insatiable monsters. The future looks bleak, but there’s more to Eren than meets the eye: he may be humanity’s last hope against extinction.
From the director of Death Note and High School of the Dead comes the series Anime News Network calls “an intense, visceral, and graphic thrill ride.”
About Mike McFarland:
Mike McFarland got his start in anime as one of the first voice actors in Texas to be hired by FUNimation Entertainment, and has since moved on to become a Director, Script Writer, and Line Producer for numerous anime series. Notable roles include Master Roshi and Yajirobe in Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z, Baby and Baby-Vegeta in Dragon Ball GT, Goemon in Lupin The Third (Movie Specials), Ritsu Sohma in Fruits Basket, Lt. Jean Havoc in Fullmetal Alchemist, Cain in Trinity Blood, Buggy the Clown in One Piece, “Ranka” Fujioka in Ouran High School Host Club, Tybalt in Romeo x Juliet, Leo in Burst Angel, Estonia in Hetalia, as well as various roles in Yu Yu Hakusho, Nerima Daikon Brothers, Kodocha, Desert Punk, Black Cat, Kiddy Grade, Shin Chan, The Galaxy Railways, and many others.
As an ADR/Voice Director, Mike has worked on such series and films as Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Dragon Ball Z, Vexille, Wolf Children, Summer Wars, Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino, Yu Yu Hakusho, Mushi-Shi, Case Closed, Dragon Ball, Eden of the East, Trinity Blood, Evangelion: 1.11, 2.22, and 3.33, One Piece, currently airing on Toonami. His latest project is Attack on Titan. ADR Scriptwriting credits include Fullmetal Alchemist, Kodocha, Trinity Blood, Solty Rei, Mushi-Shi, One Piece, and the uncut versions of Dragon Ball Z.
Video Game credits include work on Borderlands 2, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, Halo Wars, Stuntman: Ignition, Aeon Flux, Bloodrayne 2, Roadkill, Comic Jumper: The Adventures of Captain Smiley, numerous Dragon Ball Z titles, as well as the role of Paul Phoenix in Street Fighter X Tekken.
Mike is also an accomplished improv comedian, musician, and has appeared in numerous commercials and independent films, including The Rage Within, House Of The Generals, Placebo, and the award-winning Shtickmen.
About Anime Boston:
Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Mass. Anime Boston 2014 is scheduled for Friday, March 21 through Sunday, March 23 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:
The New England Anime Society was founded in 2001. Based in Massachusetts, The New England Anime Society, Inc. is an organization 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.
ReedPOP Protects the Freedom of Fandom As CBLDF’s Newest Corporate Member!
February 18, 2014 — The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) is pleased to announce that ReedPOP, the people who bring you pop culture’s greatest fan conventions including New York Comic Con (NYCC), C2E2, PAX, and Star Wars Celebration, among others, is joining CBLDF as a Corporate Member! ReedPOP stands beside Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, Boom! Studios, ComiXology, Dark Horse, DC Entertainment, DCBS.com, Diamond Comic Distributors, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, Random House, Valiant, and TFAW.com as corporate supporters of CBLDF’s important work.
ReedPOP Global Senior Vice President Lance Fensterman says, “We at ReedPOP have proudly supported the CBLDF’s important work protecting the freedom to read since we started hosting conventions. Their work ensures that the fans, creators, dealers, and publishers who gather at our events are free to explore the full universe of storytelling possibilities comics offer. We’re glad to take this step in providing a more meaningful level of support for their important work.”
CBLDF provides legal and educational resources that protect the freedom to read comics. The organization is a partner in Banned Books Week, the Kids’ Right to Read Project, Free Comic Book Day, and other national institutions highlighting intellectual freedom and literacy. The CBLDF’s work extends from courtrooms to classrooms to conventions, with important lectures and programs about current and historical censorship. This year, CBLDF will be exhibiting ReedPOP’s signature comics events C2E2 in Chicago on April 25 – 27 and New York Comic Con from October 9- 12 with booth displays, programming and exclusive merchandise to thank the creators and attendees who support their work. To learn more about their work, or to read their daily news blog, please visit www.cbldf.org
ReedPOP is a boutique group within Reed Exhibitions, which is exclusively devoted to organizing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and partnering with premium brands in the pop culture arena. ReedPOP is dedicated to producing celebrations of popular culture throughout the world that transcend ordinary events by providing unique access and dynamic personal experiences for consumers and fans. The ReedPOP portfolio includes: New York Comic Con (NYCC), Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) Prime, East and Australia, Star Wars Celebration, and the UFC Fan Expo. In 2013 ReedPOP (has) added Star Wars Celebration Europe and PAX Australia to its rapidly expanding portfolio of international events. The staff at ReedPOP is a fan based group of professionals producing shows for other fans, thus making them uniquely qualified to service those with whom they share a common passion. ReedPOP is focused on bringing its expertise and knowledge to world communities in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific (including Australia).
About Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the First Amendment rights of the comics art form and its community of retailers, creators, publishers, librarians, and readers. The CBLDF provides legal referrals, representation, advice, assistance, and education in furtherance of these goals.
February 21, 2014 by Colin Solan
Filed under Animation, Comic Books, Comic Strips, Movies, New York, Other, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Signing and Appearance Profiles, Television, Top Stories, Video Games
Kevin Conroy, Chip Kidd, Marc Tyler Nobleman, Kevin Smith, and Michael Uslan appear on a panel moderated by USA Today’s Whitney Matheson at the Paley Center for Media on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm! Celebrate 75 years of Batman!
Kevin Conroy, Voice of Batman, Batman: The Animated Series; The New Batman Adventures; Batman Beyond
Chip Kidd, Designer, Batman: The Complete History; Author, Batman: Death by Design
Marc Tyler Nobleman, Author, Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman
Kevin Smith, Filmmaker; Writer, Batman comic books; Host, Fat Man on Batman podcast
Michael Uslan, Executive Producer, The Dark Knight film trilogy; Author, The Boy Who Loved Batman
Moderator: Whitney Matheson, Columnist, USA Today’s “Pop Candy”
Even your grandmother could name Batman’s sidekick or home base (or maybe both). The Dark Knight is arguably the world’s most popular superhero and one of the most iconic and influential fictional characters of all time. Celebrate the seventy-fifth anniversary of his first appearance, in Detective Comics #27 (May 1939), with this panel of influential creators and interpreters of Batman entertainment, all of whom were fans first. (Bring your grandmother.)
Paley Supporting and Patron Members: Tickets on Sale Now
Paley General Members: On Sale Friday, February 21 at noon
General Public: On Sale Monday, February 24 at noon
Paley Center for Media
25 West 52 Street, New York, NY 10019