Author R.A. Salvatore signs at Emerald Knights Comics on Tuesday August 7, 2012 from 3:00 – 5:00pm!
R.A. Salvatore will be signing his new book Charon’s Claw. When you purchase a Charon’s Claw HC you will be given a number for your spot in line. He is scheduled to appear from 3-5PM. There will be a limit to the number of items that can be signed based on attendance.
Emerald Knights Comics and Games
4116 W. Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505
Bestselling author R.A. Salvatore signs at Mysterious Galaxy on Monday August 6, 2012 from 7:30 – 8:30pm!
2810 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278
June 20, 2012 by Joe Fauvel
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Less then 2 weeks away and this show is real lying ramping up to be the biggest one yet.
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Here is a sneak peek at the Program Cover Pencils by Comic Legend Allen Bellman. Inks/Finishes by Rob Hunter. Colors by Juan Fernandez.
Massive update to the schedule for Florida Supercon in progress! Over 450 events are now listed… with more to come! Go to www.floridasupercon.com and click on the EVENTS button to check it out and start making plans.
Alex Kingston autograph tickets and photo op tickets are now available for pre-order. Go to www.floridasupercon.com and click BUY TICKETS or go direct to http://www.eventbee.com/v/floridasupercon/event?eid=871188204
Neal Adams is now accepting Pre-Orders for Convention Commissions at Florida Supercon. To Pre-Order Convention Commissions from Neal, please contact (Jason) at Spyda@SpydaCreations.com
Neal will be in attendance Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Booth #’s 700 and 702
for everything SuperCon… check out the website HERE!
Milla Jovovich appears at Regal Union Square this Thursday, June 14th at 10:30am!
Forbidden Planet NYC and Regal Entertainment Group invite you to experience the Exclusive World Premiere of the 3D Trailer for: Resident Evil: Retribution at the Regal Union Square (850 Broadway at 13th Street, NYC) with a Special Live Q & A with star Milla Jovovich!
Plus exclusive footage from the film!
Come early to get a t-shirt and other free swag… Everyone in the audience will receive a complimentary popcorn and soda!!!
South Florida’s Largest Geek Entertainment Festival Returns
June 29 – July 2, 2012 To Miami, FL.
Featuring Comic Books, Anime, Cosplay, Animation, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Video Games, with over 200 guest celebrities, artists, writers and bands!
JUST ANNOUNCED: ALEX KINGSTON (DR. WHO), HORROR LEGEND TOM SAVINI, NICKI CLYNE (BATTLESTAR GALACTICA) & MORE!
Miami, FL – Florida Supercon: South Florida’s Comic Book, Anime, Animation, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Video Game Festival returns to Miami for its 7th annual event to the Miami Airport Convention Center on Friday, June 29th through Monday, July 2nd. Florida Supercon is a massive four day festival that will feature over 10,000 fans, over 200 guest celebrities, comic book creators, artists, writers, filmmakers and bands, as well as hundreds of events, including: celebrity Q&A’s, costume contests, cosplay photo shoots, industry panels, live music, video games and much more!
Florida Supercon is less than a month away and has just confirmed several new headliners for the already massive guest list! New guest additions include:
Alex Kingston: Star of Doctor Who (River Song) and ER (Dr. Elizabeth Corday).
Tom Savini: Horror Legend and Icon. Actor, Director, Make Up Artist and more!
Nicki Clyne: Star of Battlestar Galactica (Cally Henderson Tyrol).
Bob Bolling: Comic Book Artist/Writer. Creator of Little Archie.
Priscilla Barnes: Star of Three’s Company, The Devil’s Rejects and Mallrats.
Marilyn Ghigliotti: Star of Clerks.
Some of the highlights of guests already announced for Florida Supercon 2012 include:
Television and Movie Stars: Dino Stamatopoulos (Community), Scott Adsit (30 Rock), Michael Hogan (Battlestar Galactica), Linda Harrison (Planet of the Apes), Chad Lindberg (Supernatural, Fast and the Furious), Noel G. (Walking Dead, Fast and the Furious), Cindy Morgan (Tron, Caddyshack) and Allen Oppenheimer (Six Million Dollar Man, Star Trek).
Stars of The Hunger Games: Dakota Hood, Mackenzie Lintz, Annie Thurman, Tara Macken, Sam Tan and Ethan Jamieson.
Comic Book Guests of Honor: Neal Adams (Batman, The Avengers, X-Men), Carmine Infantino (Godfather of The Silver Age, Creator of Batgirl, The Flash and Poison Ivy) and George Perez (The Avengers, Wonder Woman, Superman, Teen Titans).
Comic Book Superstar Artists: Olivier Coipel (Avengers vs. X-Men, Thor), Steve Epting (Captain America, Fantastic Four), Rags Morales (Action Comics/Superman), Kevin Maguire (World’s Finest, Justice League), Clay Mann (X-Men), Ariel Olivetti (G.I. Combat, Incredible Hulk, Cable), Brad Walker (Superman, Guardians of the Galaxy), Shawn Crystal (Deadpool), Dan Parent (Archie), Greg Horn (Green Lantern, Ms. Marvel) and much more!
Comic Book Legends: Denny O’Neil (Batman, Green Lantern), Roy Thomas (The Avengers, X-Men, Star Wars), Jose Delbo (Wonder Woman, Batman), Bill Sienkiewicz (Daredevil, New Mutants, Spider-Man), Howard Chaykin (Star Wars, The Avengers, Captain America), Allen Bellman (1940’s Captain America, Human Torch).
Comic Book Industry Guests: Lauren Sankovich (Marvel Comics), Alex Segura (Archie Comics) and David Uslan (Graphic.Ly).
Musical Headliners: Less Than Jake, Celldweller and over fifteen support bands.
Stars of Ghost Hunters on SyFy: Britt Griffith, Paul Bradford and Scott Tepperman.
Michael Uslan, producer of summer blockbuster Batman: The Dark Knight Rises.
Legendary Horror Filmmakers: Lloyd Kaufman (Troma, Toxic Avenger) and Herschell Gordon Lewis (Blood Feast).
Creators and Stars of Adult Swim’s Frankenhole and Morel Orel: Dino Stamatopoulos, Scott Adsit and Britta Phillips.
Anime Stars: Brittney Karbowski (Soul Eater), J. Michael Tatum (Black Butler, One Piece), Stephanie Young (Claymore, One Piece) and David Vincent (Code Geass, Bleach).
Video Game Voice Stars: D.C. Douglas (Mass Effect, Resident Evil) and Michael Hogan (Mass Effect, Skyrim).
Animation Voice Stars: Dana Snyder (Aqua Teen Hunger Force), Gregg Berger (Transformers), Richard Horvitz (Invader Zim), Rikki Simons (Invader Zim), Larry Kenney (Thundercats), Allen Oppenheimer (He-Man and The Masters of the Universe) and Billy West (Futurama, Ren and Stimpy).
Wrestling Stars: Raven, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake and The Nasty Boys.
Florida Supercon has dedicated programming tracks for each of the genre’s being celebrated. Some of the amazing events planned include:
· Q&A’s with all of our attending guests
· Comic art portfolio reviews for aspiring artists
· Fan panels for all aspects of the show (Comics, Anime, Animation, Sci-Fi etc.)
· Industry panels for breaking into Comics, Anime, Animation etc…
· The FSC Costume Competition (with over $3,000 in cash and prizes)
· Dozens of Cosplay Photo Shoots for cosplayers and photographers
· Supercon Championship Wrestling featuring Cobra Commander, The Joker, The Mario Bros., The Geico Caveman and more!
· Filmmaking workshops with legendary Filmmakers
· The FSC Film Festival
· The FSC Tech Track
· Live Musical Performances
· Live Stand Up Comedy
· Anime Screenings and Anime Music Videos
· Over 100 Video Game stations and Video Game Tournaments
· A 50,000 square feet exhibition room with over 300 booths and tables featuring vendors, celebrity guests, artists, filmmakers and exhibits.
Complete information on all our guests and dozens of more events taking place all weekend can be found at www.floridasupercon.com
The convention hours of operation are:
FRIDAY, JUNE 29: 12:00PM – 2:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 30: 10:00AM – 2:00AM, SUNDAY, JULY 1: 10:00AM – 2:00AM, MONDAY, JULY 2: 11:00AM – 6:00PM
THE MIAMI AIRPORT CONVENTION CENTER is located at 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126 and has over 175,000 square feet of total convention space.
Sac-Con is this Sunday June 3rd at the Scottish Rite Center in Sacramento (6151 H Street). 10am – 5pm. Admission is $6 at the door. Meet great guests like:
Billy West - The voice Futurama’s “FRY”, “REN AND STIMPY” and More!
Vince Locke - Artist & Co-Writer of “DEADWORLD”
Dan Brereton - The Nocturnals, Red Sonja
Tone Rodriguez - Simpsons Comic Book Artist
Mark Bode - Miami Mice, Heavy Metal, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Pre-Register for Sac-Con for only $4.00
Check out some of our great events at the show:
Cosplay Costume Contest
Classic Video Game Tournament
Huge Vendors Room
12pm Charity Auction
Panels/Q & A’s with our guests as well as the Sac Geeks
Free Yugioh & Magic Tournaments
Console Game Room
Mike’s Comics and Collectibles puts on a one day show to Benefit for Stars and Hope Foundation.
June 17, 10AM-5PM
Special Guest Ethan Van Sciver!
Brom, Mike Mignola, Phil Hale, Ian McCaig, Andrew Jones, and more appear at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live next weekend!
The list of artists selected to appear in Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art Volume 19 has been released. Visit www.spectrumfantasticart.com to see the full list of selected artists. The winners for each art category will be announced at the awards ceremony at the Midland Theatre in Kansas City, MO on May 19th, 2012 as part of the inaugural Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! show.
Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! will showcase 200 exhibitor booths featuring the world’s most celebrated painters, sculptors, and digital illustrators, ongoing live art demonstrations, educational panels, guest interviews, a documentary film program, and portfolio reviews by the art directors for Tor Books, DC Comics, Blizzard Entertainment and many more who will be scouting for new talent. Special guests include Brom (World of Warcraft, Van Helsing, Galaxy Quest), Phil Hale (world-renowned fine artist), Andrew “Android” Jones (Industrial Light and Magic, Nintendo), Ian McCaig (designer of Star Wars: Episode 1, Terminator 2, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) and Mike Mignola (creator of Hellboy).
This one-of-a-kind, international convention is a rare opportunity to mingle with some of the most talented artists, illustrators and creators in the world. Meet the people who brought Batman, Harry Potter, Darth Maul, Conan the Barbarian, Alien, John Carter of Mars and every other imaginable character to vivid life on book covers, in comics, for video games, and on the screen. For three days in May, Kansas City’s Bartle Hall will be transformed into an international museum of the imagination to host this fantastic art convergence. If you love fantasy, science fiction, horror, comics, movies and especially fantastic-themed art, then Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! is the event you’ve been waiting for. Memberships are $20 for one day and $40 for all three days.
Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! is the natural outgrowth of Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, the award-winning and internationally renowned art book series established by Cathy and Arnie Fenner in 1993. The prestigious Museum of American Illustration in New York City has hosted two exhibitions
With less than one month until the Show, Big WOW! ComicFest continues to expand their already amazing Guest List by adding comic artists Ron Lim and Mike Choi to Artist Alley. “We’re excited to have both Ron Lim and Mike Choi attend this year’s ComicFest,” said Convention Director Steve Wyatt. “We’re also trying to line up a few more surprise Guests so expect more special announcements in the next few weeks!”
Big Wow! ComicFest Returns to San Jose on May 19th & 20th, 2012, bringing two great days of Comic Book, Anime/Manga, Art, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Cosplay FUN! Many of the country’s best vendors of all things cool and collectible will tempt your wallets with the perfect gifts for Geek, Fans and True Collectors, everywhere!
As the Original Artist-Friendly Show, Big WOW! ComicFest has Fantastic Comic Book Creator Guests spanning all decades and genres! This year we are pleased to welcome as our Featured Guests: Jim Lee (X-Men, Batman & DC Comics VP), Toshio Madea (Urotsukidoji and La Blue Girl), Juanjo Guarnido (Blacksad), Legendary Illustrator Bernie Wrightson (Swamp Thing, Heavy Metal & Frankenstein), Vampire Horror Author Steve Niles, creator of 30 Days Of Night, Fan-Favorites Travis Charest (Weapons of the Metabarons), Kevin Nowlan (Superman Vs. Aliens), and more Special Guests including: Dan Brereton (Nocturnals), Bob Layton (Iron Man, Avengers), Tim Bradstreet (The Punisher), Joe Linsner (Dawn), Bill Morrison, Alex Nino, Sergio Aragones, Liam Sharp, Frank Cho, Joe Jusko, Michael Golden, Mark Texiera, Michael Lark, Tim Sale, Brandon Peterson and many more confirmed and added to our website!
Also Appearing as Special Celebrity Guests will be: Actor, writer, and producer Thomas Jane, star of “The Punisher” film and the HBO favorite series “Hung”, is also the author of the comic book series Bad Planet!. Jane Wiedlin, the charismatic guitar player for The GoGos! Jane is back at work, having just wrote a new story for the 2011 Simpsons Tree House of Horror comic book, and her own series (starring Jane herself) Lady Robotika. Olivia d’Abo. Star of “The Wonder Years”, “Conan the Destroyer” and voice actress for “Star Wars: Clone Wars”, “Green Lantern”, “Justice League Doom” and “The Avengers”. She is best known on TV for her role in “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” as Nicole Wallace. Terrance Zdunich, co-creator and star of the Cult Classic … “Repo: the Genetic Opera”. We will also be showing a Free viewing of the film with a live Shadow Cast on Sat. night for the 1st 500 fans, with a Q/A afterward with Terrance. Also appearing will be Sandahl Bergman (Conan the Barbarian, Red Sonja, All That Jazz, Airplane ll and “Chicago” on Broadway), C. Andrew Nelson (Darth Vader), Kathy Garver (Cissy on “Family Affair”), Jon Provost (Timmy on TV’s “Lassie” show) and more.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see professional comic artists at work as well! There will also be a Live Art demonstration going on all weekend, on stage by James O’Barr (Creator of “The Crow”), and many of our invited Guests.
In conjunction with San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum, Big Wow! ComicFest proudly presents “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Art Show!” Featuring Five Decades of Original Art and Memorabilia from the Marvel Comics world-famous group of greatest superheroes and latest movie stars.
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Hero Complex Film Festival tickets go on sale today, Thursday April 26, 2012.
Friday May 18, 2012
Dawn of the Dead 7:00 pm
Special guests: Zack Snyder and Robert Kirkman
Shaun of the Dead 10:00 pm
Special guest: Edgar Wright
Saturday May 19, 2012
RoboCop 12:00 pm
Special guest: Peter Weller
A Clockwork Orange 4:00 pm
Special guest: Malcolm McDowell
SUPER 8:30 pm
Special guest: Rainn Wilson
Sunday May 20, 2012
WALL-E 2:00 pm
Special guest: Andrew Stanton Includes a special preview of Disney/Pixar’s ‘Brave’
Serenity 6:00 pm Special guest: Nathan Fillion
Monday May 21, 2012
An Evening with Stan Lee Screening TBA
2012 event poster designed by DC Comics co-publisher Jim Lee.