March 15, 2016 by Joe Fauvel
Filed under Animation, Anime, Collectibles, Comic Books, Convention News, Cosplay, Florida, Gaming, Horror, Manga, Movies, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Sports, Television, Video Games, Webcomics
Frank Miller, in a very rare appearance, and the team behind Dark Knight III are appearing at MegaCon™ Orlando. Whether you see them at the general fan panel, autograph session or at an exclusive special event, this unique opportunity to meet Frank Miller, Andy Kubert, Brian Azzarello, and Klaus Janson is not to be missed.
Special packages available here!
Felicia Day (The Guild, Geek & Sundry) appears at Powell’s City of Books on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6:00 PM to discuss and sign the paperback edition of her memoir YOU’RE NEVER WEIRD ON THE INTERNET (ALMOST)!
Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
Kevin Smith (Clerks, Yoga Hosers) and Marc Bernardin (Static Shock, Genius) appear at The Fillmore Detroit on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 7:00 PM for a live recording of FATMAN ON BATMAN! Presented by the Freep Film Festival.
The Fillmore Detroit
2115 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201
Felicia Day (The Guild, Geek & Sundry) appears at The Bootleg Theater on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 8:00 PM to discuss her memoir YOU’RE NEVER WEIRD ON THE INTERNET (ALMOST)! Presented by Live Talks LA.
$40 Reserved Section seating + Book*
$33 General Admission Seating + book*
$20 General Admission Seat
* Books will be picked up at the event when you check in, and signed immediately after the talk
Felicia Day is an actress who has appeared in numerous mainstream television shows and films, including a two-season arc on the SyFy series Eureka. She is currently recurring on The CW show Supernatural. However, Day is best known for her work in the web video world, behind and in front of the camera. She co-starred — along with Neil Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion — in Joss Whedon’s Emmy Award-winning Internet musical, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. She also created and starred in the hit web series The Guild, which ran for six seasons and is currently available for viewing on every major digital outlet, including Netflix. She previously appeared at Live Talks Los Angeles interviewing Jeffrey Cranor & Joseph Fink, creators of the hit podcast, Night Vale.
In 2012, she launched a YouTube channel called Geek & Sundry. The network has garnered more than 1.3 million subscribers to date and more than 200 million views. In 2014, the company was purchased by Legendary Entertainment. Day continues to act as CCO and develop web content and television projects with Legendary as a producer, writer, and performer. She is active on social media, has over 2.3 million Twitter followers, and is the eighth most followed person on Goodreads, where she is also the founder of Vaginal Fantasy, a romance and fantasy book club with more than 13,000 members.
Her memoir is funny, smart, and inspiring about achieving extraordinary success on her own unconventional terms. It is irreverent and insightful about her unusual upbringing, her rise to internet stardom, and embracing her “weirdness” to become a leading creator in new media.
The Bootleg Theater
2220 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90057
David Duchovny (X-Files, Aquarius, Californication) appears at Barnes & Noble to sign BUCKY F*CKING DENT on Tuesday April 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM!
Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
Writer/director/podcaster Kevin Smith appears for two show at the Acme Comedy Club on Monday, May 16, 2016! First is Edumacation with co-host Andy McElfresh at 7:00 PM (RSVP here). Then Kev takes the stage for a solo show at 9:30 PM (RSVP here).
A writer, comedian, podcaster, and film director, KEVIN SMITH has written and directed numerous films, including Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, Red State, and Tusk; Creator of AMC’s Comic Book Men; authored Silent Bob Speaks, Shootin’ the Sh*t with Kevin Smith, My Boring-Ass Life and most recently Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good. He can be heard daily at Smodcast.com, a vast network of podcasts.
An Evening with Kevin Smith is a chance to get up close and personal with the man who brought the world these films.
Acme Comedy Club
708 1st St N, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401
March 11, 2016 by Joe Fauvel
Filed under Animation, Anime, Collectibles, Comic Books, Comic Strips, Convention News, Cosplay, Florida, Gaming, Horror, Manga, Movies, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Sports, Television, Video Games, Webcomics
Meet The Walking Dead stars Norman Reedus, Lennie James, & Tom Payne at MegaCon!
For more information on MegaCon visit http://megaconvention.com
March 9, 2016 by Colin Solan
Filed under Animation, Anime, Art Show, Collectibles, Comic Books, Convention News, Cosplay, Gaming, Horror, Massachusetts, Movies, Other, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Television, Top Stories, Video Games
Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, has announced its guest lineup for their March 25 – 27 show! Coming all the way from Japan are Director Kyohei Ishiguro, Character Designer Yukiko Aikei, Producer Masao Maruyama, and Voice actors Toshio Furukawa and Shino Kakinuma. Their work encompasses many of the most popular anime movies and television shows including Mobile Suit Gundam, Sailor Moon, Fist of the North Star, Dragon Ball Z, Death Note, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, and many more. This a rare opportunity for North American fans to meet these artists as they make few US appearances, some are even making the trip for the first time!
Also appearing are several of the voice actors who dub Japanese anime into English including Tony Oliver (Robotech, Lupin the III), Eric Vale (Dragon Ball Z, One Piece), Carrie Keranen (Your lie in April, Kill la Kill), Erica Lindbeck (The Seven Deadly Sins, Your lie in April), Max Mittelman (Transformers: Rescue Bots, The Seven Deadly Sins) Patrick Seitz (Naruto: Shippûden, Sailor Moon Crystal), Monica Rial (Dragon Ball Z Kai, Soul Eater), Todd Haberkorn (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, The Legend of Korra) and Greg Ayres (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Samurai 7). Guests will be available for autographs and photos with fans but in order to maximize everyone’s experience Anime Boston has laid out a set of guidelines on their website.
Anime Boston additionally features an art track where artists sell commissions, manga, zines, and prints with Featured Artists who conduct panels and workshops. This year’s Featured Artists are Eric Proctor, Nightengale Needles, Kel McDonald, Trevor Mueller, and Rich Pellegrino.
As in past years, Anime Boston 2016 will present many popular events including a masquerade, an anime music video contest, video programming rooms, an artists’ alley and art show, karaoke, game shows, video games, manga library, formal and informal dances, and much more. Dealers’ room will be located in the cavernous Halls A and B of the Hynes Convention Center selling manga, anime DVDs, t-shirts, prints, and collectibles.
About Anime Boston:
Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Mass. Anime Boston 2016 is scheduled for Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27 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 parent organization of Anime Boston and is 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.
Legendary film composer JOHN WILLIAMS conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra on Thursday May 12th and Friday May 13, 2016.
Tickets available at the link… **SOLD OUT**
Jaws, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, E.T., Jurassic Park, the Harry Potter series — John Williams has more iconic movie scores to his name than any other composer in history. Now, the Boston Pops laureate conductor joins Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart for a night of some of the all-time great movie music. With 50 Oscar nominations, five wins and 22 Grammys, Williams is a recipient of a Kennedy Center Honor and the 2016 AFI Life Achievement Award. Now you can experience this legendary conductor and composer live at Boston Symphony Hall. Plus, each ticket includes the Pops’ The Red Sox Album.
Boston Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA 02115
March 3, 2016 by Joe Fauvel
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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