Chicago Pop Culture Convention (November 2016)

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Convention Name
Chicago Pop Culture Convention
Convention Website Address
http://chicagopopculturecon.com/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/26/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/27/2016
About This Convention
Chicago Pop Culture Con is a multi-genre convention of Comics, Toys, Gaming, SCI-FI, Legos, Stars, TV/MOVIE MEMORABILIA, Super Heroes,
Action Figures, Cosplay, Fantasy, Collectibles, Sports Memorabilia, Vintage Music Memorabilia, Publishers & Artist Convention – but open to anything fan-related.
November 26 & 27, 2016 – held at the Pheasant Run Mega Center in St. Charles, IL.
Venue Name and Address
Pheasant Run Mega Center
4051 E Main St
St. Charles, IL 60174
United States
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Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
Guests
Michael Nicolosi, Larry Hama

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Pensacola Comic Convention (Penasacola Comic Con) (August 2016)

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Convention Name
Pensacola Comic Convention (Penasacola Comic Con)
Convention Website Address
http://www.pensacolacomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/20/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/21/2016
About This Convention
Pensacola Comic Convention™ (Pensacola Comic Con™) for Fans of Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy, Gaming, Anime, Costuming, Fandom, Indie Films, Artists, Celebrity Guests, Comic Books, Video Gaming, Pop Culture, Voice Actors, Renaissance, Cosplay, Steampunk, Theater, Performing, Writers, Literature, Publishing, Arts, Mystery, Crafts, Collecting, Model Construction, Film Making, Paranormal, Vendors, Reality TV, and more! We will offer celebrity meet and greets, discussion panels, workshops, screenings, demonstrations, events, gaming, costume contests, tournaments, and competitions. Costume Contest at 2:00 Pm Sat 20 & Sun 21, 2016. Tennessee Wraith Chasers (Ghost Asylum) will offer a live “pre con” celebrity investigation August 19th from 6:00pm at the Victorian Inn. Several “pre con” and “post con” activities such as a “Villain and Heroes Ball” are planned. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Arc Gateway, EscaRosa Coalition On the Homeless, Inc., Making Stride with Breast Cancer, The Ronald McDonald House, and various local charities. Discount for Law Enforcement, EMS, Firefighters, and Military.

Guests include: Ciara Hanna (Power Rangers Megaforce), Johnny Yong Bosch (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Ichigo Kurosaki in Bleach), Tim Russ Star Trek: Voyager, Fall Out 4, ICarly), Gary Schwartz (Team Fortress, Demoman, Star Trek, Batman Returns), Robert LaSardo (Death Race, CSI Miami, Nip Tuck), Larry Nemecek (“Dr. Trek” Star Trek Continues), Dave Fennoy (“Lee Everett” Walking Dead, Hulu, Prototype, The Wolf Among Us), David Della Rocco (The Boondock Saints), Erika Ervin (“Amazon Eve” American Horror Story), Jason Carter (“Ranger Marcus Cole” Babylon 5), Eugene A. Clark (“Big Daddy” Land of the Dead), Chuck Wagner (Automan), Mike Mundy (Walking Dead), Knightmage (American Cosplayer), Alex Vincent (Child’s Play, Curse of Chucky), Zach Galligan (Gremlins, Star Trek, Hatchet), William Katt (The Greatest American Hero), Michael Beck (Warriors, Xanadu), Jerrad Vunovich (Walking Dead, Hunger Games, American Horror Story), Shadow Clone (Geek Rock Party, Nerdcore Rap Artist), Bruce Carr (No Ordinary Balloon Artist), Gulf South Wrestling, E & E Wrestling, Mystery Machine Van from Scooby Doo, Jurassic Park Tour Vehicle, Cosplay Inc, and Tennessee Wraith Chasers (Ghost Asylum), and more.

Convention Hours: August 20 and 21, 2016 (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM)

Pensacola Interstate Fair Grounds (Main Hall and Expo Hall)
6655 Mobile Hwy Pensacola, FL 32526
Phone: (850) 941 4321
Cost: $10 and up (Children 7 and under are free.)

http://www.pensacolacomiccon.com/

Venue Name and Address
Pensacola Interstate Fair Grounds Main Bldg
6655 Mobile Hwy
Pensacola, Fl 32526
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
250
Projected Attendance
7,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Book Festival
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Sports
  • Collectibles
Guests
Ciara Hanna, Johnny Yong Bosch, Tim Russ,Gary Schwartz,Robert LaSardo, Larry Nemecek, Dave Fennoy, David Della Rocco, Erika Ervin,Jason Carter,Eugene A. Clark,Chuck Wagner,Mike Mundy,Knightmage, Alex Vincent, Zach Galligan, William Katt, Michael Beck ,Jerrad Vunovich,Shadow Clone,Bruce Carr, Gulf South Wrestling, E & E Wrestling, Mystery Machine Van, Jurassic Park Tour Vehicle, Cosplay Inc,Tennessee Wraith Chasers, Ghost Asylum

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Walking Dead roams into MegaCon!

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Look who just wandered into camp!

Meet The Walking Dead stars Norman Reedus, Lennie James, & Tom Payne at MegaCon!

For more information on MegaCon visit http://megaconvention.com

West Toronto Card and Collector Show (March 2016)

West Toronto

Convention Name
West Toronto Card & Collector Show | Win A Wayne Gretzky Rookie Card!
Convention Website Address
http://westtorontocardshow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
03/20/2016
About This Convention
West TO Card & Collector Show
45-50 Tables Toronto’s #1 followed show!Toronto Plaza Hotel
1677 Wilson Ave

Sports Memorabilia, Trading Cards, Autographs, Jerseys, Old Programs, Pucks, and much more!

FREE NHCD Uncut Sheets which have a Connor McDavid Rookie Card on them! Arrive early! Plus a chance to WIN a Wayne Gretzky RC @ 2:30PM! FREE raffle ticket! FREE admission! FREE parking!

For more information, please visit www.westtorontocardshow.com

Venue Name and Address
Toronto Plaza Hotel
1677 Wilson Ave
Toronto, ON M3L 1A5
Canada
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
40
Projected Attendance
500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Sports
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles

West Toronto

Kelly LeBrock joins Weird Science Reunion at Spooky Empire Retro!

Kelly LeBrock SpookyShe’s Alive…Alive!!!

You asked for her, and we’re bringing her to life! KELLY LeBROCK is making a super rare appearance, for a one time reunion with ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL and ILAN MITCHELL-SMITH!

So what would you little maniacs like to do first?

Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to meet the cast of WEIRD SCIENCE, one of John Hughes greatest movies, at Spooky Empire this April at the Wyndham Orlando Resort.

Tickets, VIP packages and hotel rooms are available but moving fast! Get ’em while you can. Rooms are almost sold out, and our special rate ends March 8th, so book now, no deposit necessary!

You don’t want to miss out on one hell of a party!

For more info visit us at www.spookyempire.com

CO – Kung Fu Workshops

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Sifu Kisu, martial arts consultant for Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, teaches kung fu classes at the West Gate Kung Fu School on Saturday, March 5th from 2:00 – 5:00 PM and on Sunday, March 6th from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM! $50 for a single day or $75 for both days. Learn new techniques and forms!

RSVP on Facebook!

West Gate Kung Fu School
3005 Sterling Cir, Ste 150, Boulder, Colorado 80301
(720) 885-9554

MegaCon celebrates 50 years of Star Trek

Star Trek 50_MegaconJoin us in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek with a Captain & his crew!

William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols, & George Takei join the MegaCon lineup!

For more information on MegaCon site the website!

Spooky Empire Retro gets Weird!

Spooky empire Hall and SmithMichael Anthony Hall and Ilan Mitchell-Smith Reunite for Weird Science!

Iconic actor ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL may best be remembered for some of the our favorite John Hughes films including “Sixteen Candles”, “Breakfast Club” and “Weird Science”, but his career continued on with unending list of memorable roles and films including “National Lampoons Vacation”, Tim Burton’s “Edward Scissorhands”, “The Dark Knight”, “Johnny Be Good” with Robert Downey Jr, who also joined him in the cast of “Saturday Night Live”. More recently he starred in the Stephen King reboot series “The Dead Zone”, “Warehouse 13” and “Z Nation”.
He has starred in the film “Foxcatcher” with Steve Carell and is currently working on the film “War Machine” with costar Brad Pitt.

ILAN MITCHELL-SMITH co-starred alongside Hall “Gary” in the hit 80’s John Hughes film “Weird Science” as “Wyatt”. He also appeared in the Cameron Crowe film “The Wild Life”, “Journey to the Center of the Earth”, “The Chocolate War” and the TV series “Superboy”.

Don’t miss out on your chance to meet ILAN MITCHELL-SMITH and ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL together!! at Spooky Empire this April 1-3rd at the Wyndham Orlando Resort.

Tickets, VIP packages and hotel rooms are available but moving fast! Get ’em while you can. Rooms are almost sold out, and our special rate ends March 8th, so book now, no deposit necessary!

For more info visit us at www.spookyempire.com

 

CGC Returns to Baltimore Comic-Con in 2016 for On-Site Grading

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The Baltimore Comic-Con returns to the Baltimore Convention Center on September 2-4, 2016. We are thrilled to announce that one of our most popular exhibitors, Certified Guaranty Company, LLC (CGC), will return again to the show to conduct on-site grading.

As they did last year, CGC will be accepting submission for all tiers of service (with the exception of magazines) on a first-come, first-serve basis for the entire weekend.
“We have had an extremely positive response to our exhibition in Baltimore over the past two years,” said Harshen Patel, Director of Operations for CGC. “We look forward to our return in 2016, and expect another banner year.”

“There is obviously great demand for CGC’s services at the show,” said Marc Nathan, show promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con. “The collectible community relies on their unique skill set, and our attendees leverage them throughout the weekend.”

About CGC

Founded in 2000, CGC is the first independent, impartial, third-party comic book grading service. A proven and respected commitment to integrity, accuracy, consistency and impartiality has made CGC the leader in its field. In fact, in 2007, CGC crossed the million-book mark and has now graded over 2 million comic books.

Because we value our relationship with collectors who share our passion for comics, the hobby’s vibrant history and its exciting future, we offer membership in the CGC Collectors Society. Paid membership starts at $39 per year, and includes direct submission privileges, access to expert tools and resources like the Comics Registry, and dynamic interaction with fellow collectors.To learn more about Certified Guaranty Company and its many offerings, including magazines, lobby cards, and photos, visit www.certifiedguaranty.com.For tickets and more information on Baltimore Comic-Con, visit their site at baltimorecomiccon.com.

In the coming weeks, look for more announcements from the Baltimore Comic-Con. We are looking forward to highlighting our guests, the Harvey Awards, industry exclusives, and programming. The latest developments can always be found on our websiteTwitter, and Facebook pages.

Contact Information

Please use the following e-mail addresses to contact the Baltimore Comic-Con:

press@baltimorecomiccon.com – for any general press inquiries or to be added to our PR distribution

promoter@baltimorecomiccon.com – for requesting exhibitor, publisher, and Artist Alley applications

registrar@baltimorecomiccon.com – for inquiries about submitted registrations

harveys@baltimorecomiccon.com– for the Harvey Awards ceremony and banquet

general@baltimorecomiccon.com– for general Baltimore Comic-Con inquiries

 

About The Baltimore Comic-Con

The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 17th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry’s oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 20 years, the last 11 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit www.harveyawards.org.

Big Apple Con Returns March 5th, Celebrating 20 Years

Big Apple Con 2016

Press Release:

NYC’s Big Apple Con Returns, Celebrating Over 20 Super Years!

Comic Books, Celebs, Cosplay & More!

Saturday, March 5th 10am~6pm Penn Plaza Pavilion, NYC

MIKE CARBONARO’s BIG APPLE CON, New York City’s longest-running Pop Culture convention, returns to PENN PLAZA PAVILION (401 7th Ave @ 33rd Street -opposite Madison Square Garden) on SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2016 from 10am to 6pm. This amazing explosion of Comic Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror, & Cosplay will bring together top comic book creators, media celebrities, dealers, panel discussions, a costume contest & more in one incredible day! There will be hundreds of tables of comics, toys, posters, videos, original art, t-shirts & other collectibles, with everything from the world’s rarest comics as well as the newest and coolest books for sale! Advance tickets are now available at www.nycbm.com

BIG APPLE CON proudly hosts a full “Artists Alley” of comic book and trading card creators, illustrators & writers, including: Neal Adams (Batman, Green Lantern/Green Arrow), Jim Steranko (Captain America, Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD), Ramona Fradon (Super FriendsAquaman), Mark Texeira (Ghost Rider, Wolverine), Rich Buckler (DeathlokFantastic Four), Erik Larsen (Savage Dragon, Spider-Man), David Lloyd (V For Vendetta, Aces Weekly), Tom Palmer (Star Wars, Avengers),Reilly Brown (Deadpool, Daredevil), Joseph Michael Linsner (Cry For Dawn, Vampirella), Sean Chen (Iron ManValiant Comics), Mike Lilly (PunisherNightwing), John Cebollero (BatmanCaptain America), and Brian Kong (Cryptozoic Entertainment, Leaf Trading Cards).

The headlining media celebrity guests include: Lori Petty (Orange is the New Black, Tank Girl), Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Sweet Valley High), Kathy Garver (Family Affair, Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends), Laurence Mason (The Crow, Gotham), Karyn Parsons (Static ShockThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air), Johnny Brennan (Jerky BoysFamily Guy), Debbie Rochon (Tromeo & Juliet, Santa Claws), and (from 3pm on) Pro Wrestlers The Nasty Boys, Scott Steiner, & Ryan Shamrock of the WWE and WCW.

BIG APPLE CON always provides a jam-packed programming schedule, and this year is no exception! Our over 7 hours of scholarly and fun discussions cover everything from Star Wars, Batman, the Black Panther, Charlton Comics, and Power Rangers, with a special presentation of animated shorts and the return of the NY Jedi!

Captain Zorikh’s Costume Contest will once again bring the most amazing costumers and Cosplayers together for a fast-paced, exciting show of creative excellence! Come as any character in comics, sci-fi, fantasy, horror, cartoons, anime/manga, video games, or make up your own! You can also participate in special themed group Cosplay photoshoots! Valuable prizes to be awarded by audience applause!

DC Cosplayers East

DATE: Saturday, March 5th ~ 10am -6pm PLACE: Penn Plaza Pavilion ~ 401 7th Ave. @ 33rd St. NYC

TICKETS: $20 (adult) $10 (children 5-12, 4 and under free!) VIP Package/Early Admission: $50

TICKET PURCHASE & INFORMATION: www.nycbm.com

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/bigappleconvention

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/ConBigApple

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