Hasbro Unveils Full Entertainment Program For First-Ever Hascon

Press Release:

HASCON – the first-ever FANmily™ event from Hasbro, Inc created for fans to enjoy their favorite stories and characters they love in a whole new way – is excited to share with fans the full programming schedule for all of Hasbro’s major brands and talent in attendance.

Attendees will get the chance to celebrate their iconic brands with an abundance of entertainment programming. These include behind-the-scenes panels with their brands, larger-than-life games to play, meet-and-greets with HASCON’s talented guests and unforgettable brand experiences. Fans of Hasbro’s iconic franchises, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, NERF, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS and premier partner brands such as MARVEL, STAR WARS and DISNEY PRINCESS will have many ways to experience the joy and power of play during the three-day event.

Fans will have a chance to meet and snap a pic with Zach King, the online filmmaker whose magical and inventive videos have entertained millions of fans across the globe. Joining Zach on stage will also be Internet Personality Action Movie Kid, Actor/Filmmaker and Impressionist Jamie Costa and Internet Make-Up Sensation Charisma Star.

HASCON activity highlights include:

  • Newly added talent including New England Patriot player Danny Amendola and online filmmaker Zach King
  • Over 45 individual panels that highlight the breadth of Hasbro’s popular brands, from comic books and toys to television, film and games – with select panels featuring notable guests such as Mark Wahlberg, Stan Lee, Isabela Moner, Candace Payne, and James Gunn among others
  • VIP and add-on events for attendees interested in a more intimate and engaging fan experience with TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, and top talent such as Mark Wahlberg, and Dude Perfect.
  • Musical performances from award-winning musicians, including Flo Rida, Daya, and Hasbro’s own Toys 2 Men
  • Check out the latest VR, game tech and sneak peeks of digital games for some of Hasbro’s biggest brands, including TRANSFORMERS, MONOPOLY and MY LITTLE PONY at the HASCON HASCADE
  • Over 20 individual meet and greet / autograph sessions with HASCON talent, including Daya, Dude Perfect, the voices of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Flo Rida, James Gunn, Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Maddie Ziegler, David Ortiz, James White and more
  • The IDW Publishing Artist Alley that features appearance from industry-recognized comic illustrators, artists and designers.
  • Opportunities for youth fans (Ages 3-15) to audition for the opportunity to be in a real Hasbro video.
  • Activities for Hasbro’s youngest fans including PLAY-DOH creation stations, photo opps with costume characters and an interactive sing-along with Sesame Street’s beloved Muppets Elmo and Abby Cadabby.
  • Access to merchandise for purchase (including exclusives) at HASCON’s on-site Hasbro FANmily™ Boutique from TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MARVEL, STAR WARS and more.

HASCON will bring Hasbro’s most iconic and imaginative brands to life like never before, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY and G.I. JOE and exceptional partner brands such as BEYBLADE BURST, DREAMWORKS TROLLS and SESAME STREET. Fans will get a sneak peek behind the Hasbro curtain during the three days filled with exciting first-look previews and panels from Hasbro’s biggest television and movie series, including Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS: RESCUE BOTS, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC as seen on Hasbro’s joint-venture television network Discovery Family.

To view the full list of HASCON panels, guests and an overall schedule, visit hascon.hasbro.com/schedule

HASCON is set in Providence at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center from Sept. 8-10, 2017. To purchase General Admission and VIP tickets, view complete package details and stay up to date on all the latest information on HASCON 2017, please visit hascon.hasbro.com

CA – Coach Wooden & Me Signing

NBA legend and author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appears at Costco to sign Coach Wooden & Me on Saturday September 30th at noon!

Costco
2640 Lomita Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 891-1020

CA – Mycroft Holmes and The Apocalypse Handbook Signing

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar signs at the Grove’s Barnes & Noble on Thursday, September 28th at 7:00 PM!

Press Release:

Meet one of the 50 Greatest players in NBA history and Los Angeles Lakers legend, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar when he joins us to celebrate the launch of his all new graphic novel adventure series featuring Mycroft Holmes.

Mycroft Holmes and The Apocalypse Handbook sees the diffident, brilliant Mycroft pulled into a globe-spanning adventure at the behest of Queen Victoria and a secret organization at the heart of the British government. A madman is on the loose with civilization-destroying weapons, each two hundred years in advance of the status quo. Can the smartest man in England set aside his idle, womanizing ways for long enough to track down the foe that may be his match?

This all-new graphic novel collection presents brand new comic adventures set in the world created by the author of the best-selling Mycroft novel series, and is perfect for fans of Mycroft Holmes and Sherlock Holmes.

This is a wristbanded event. A wristband will be issued on a first come, first serve basis to customers who purchase Mycroft Holmes and The Apocalypse Handbook from Barnes & Noble at The Grove beginning September 28th at 9am
• Limit 1 wristband per book
• Kareem will only be signing Mycroft Holmes and The Apocalypse Handbook
• No memorabilia please
• Check Back for more Details as they Become Available

RSVP on Facebook!

Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Ste K 30, Los Angeles, California 90036
(323) 525-0270

WrestleOrillia (September 2017)

August 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Canada, Convention Profiles, Sports

WrestleOrillia

Convention Name
WrestleOrillia
Convention Website Address
http://www.wrestleorillia.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/03/2017
About This Convention
The Wrestling Stars are coming to Orillia on Sunday September 3, 2017 at the Barnfield Point Recreation Centre (Tudhope Park). Meet the Stars like Bobby The Brain Heenan and Dan Severn. Tickets are now on sale at http://www.wrestleorillia.com or at Dr.Comics Downtown Orillia or Bracebridge Locations.
Venue Name and Address
Barnfield Point Recreation Centre
500 Atherley Road
Orillia, Ontario L3V1V4
Canada
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
40
Projected Attendance
1,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Sports
Additional Categories
  • Sports
Guests
Dan Severn, Bobby Heenan

WrestleOrillia

NYC – Samoa Joe Signing

WWE Superstar Samoa Joe appears at Midtown Comics on Saturday, August 19th to sign WWE Summerslam 2017 Special from BOOM! Studios.

Samoa Joe is many things. A multiple time wrestling champion. A Samoan Submission Specialist. A Destroyer. And he’s coming to Midtown Comics! That’s right, Samoa Joe is challenging for the WWE Universal Championship this Sunday at Summerslam and to celebrate the biggest party of the summer, Samoa Joe will be stopping by and signing the sensational WWE Summerslam 2017 Special #1 from BOOM! Studios. Want to win a ticket to the event? Just enter at the link below.

This is a LIMITED SIGNING EVENT. You may ONLY attend if you win a ticket via the raffle at the link. Winners will be notified by Friday, August 18th at 2:00 PM EST. Purchase of WWE Summerslam 2017 Special #1 is required at the venue of the event upon arrival.

  • Contestants must be in or near the New York City area for the event – travel and lodging will NOT be provided.
  • WWE Summerslam airs this Sunday at 7:00 PM on the WWE Network.
  • WWE Summerslam 2017 Special #1 is available now, HERE
  • Shop BOOM! Studios WWE Comics HERE

Midtown Comics Downtown
64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

NYC – Becky Lynch Signing

WWE Superstar Becky Lynch appears in New York City this week at Tribeca’s Barnes & Noble on Wednesday August 16th at 6:00 PM to sign copies of BOOM! Studios’ WWE: SummerSlam 2017 Special and WWE Vol. 1: Redesign. Rebuild. Reclaim. graphic novel. Space is limited to the first 300 fans. See Becky again during Sunday’s WWE SummerSlam event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Please read the following carefully:
We have a limited count of 300 wristbands for this event. We will begin selling the graphic novel with the wristbands at 10 AM (when the store opens) the day of the event. You MUST purchase the graphic novel at this B&N location in order to attend.

There is a limit to one book/one wristband per customer. All parties must be present in order to purchase multiple copies. If you are a parent/guardian buying for a minor, you are able to purchase their books without their presence. Parents/guardians will receive a separate wristband.

Each fan is allowed on additional item for the talent to sign. in other words Becky will sign the graphic novel and one other piece of memorabilia per customer.

Photos are allowed, but please know that they will be lean-over shots. No videos allowed.

RSVP on Facebook!

Barnes & Noble Tribeca
97 Warren St, New York, New York 10007
(212) 587-5389

CA – Chris Jericho Signing

WWE superstar Chris Jericho appears at Barnes & Noble on Wednesday, September 6th at 7:00 PM to sign his new book: No Is A Four Letter Word!

In No is a Four-Letter Word, six-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho guides readers through twenty-two principles on what it takes to make it to the top of your field (with the help of stories from influencers and legends, like his father, NHL start Ted Irvine). This is a signing only, you must purchase the book the day of the event at this Barnes & Noble location to attend.

A wristband will be issued on a first come, first serve basis to customers who purchase No Is a Four Letter Word from Barnes & Noble at The Grove beginning September 6th at 9am
• Limit 1 wristband per book
• Personalization will be available
• Pictures can be taken/ No video
• 1 piece of memorabilia will be signed along with the book
• Check Back for more Details as they Become Available

RSVP on Facebook!

Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Ste K 30, Los Angeles, California 90036
(323) 525-0270

FL – No Is A Four Letter Word Signing

WWE superstar Chris Jericho appears at Barnes & Noble on Friday, September 1st at 7:00 PM to sign his new book: No Is A Four Letter Word!

In No is a Four-Letter Word, six-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho guides readers through twenty-two principles on what it takes to make it to the top of your field (with the help of stories from influencers and legends, like his father, NHL start Ted Irvine).

Barnes & Noble – Colonial Plaza Market Center
2418 E Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32803
407-894-6024

FL – Chris Jericho Signing

WWE superstar Chris Jericho appears at Barnes & Noble on Thursday, August 31st at 7:00 PM to sign his new book: No Is A Four Letter Word!

In No is a Four-Letter Word, six-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho guides readers through twenty-two principles on what it takes to make it to the top of your field (with the help of stories from influencers and legends, like his father, NHL start Ted Irvine).

Barnes & Noble – Carrollwood
11802 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618
813-962-6446

NYC – Chris Jericho Signing

WWE superstar Chris Jericho appears at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday, August 29th at 5:00 PM to sign his new book: No Is A Four Letter Word!

In No is a Four-Letter Word, six-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho guides readers through twenty-two principles on what it takes to make it to the top of your field (with the help of stories from influencers and legends, like his father, NHL start Ted Irvine). This is a signing only, you must purchase the book the day of the event at this Barnes & Noble location to attend.

Barnes & Noble Tribeca
97 Warren St, New York, New York 10007
(212) 587-5389

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