So Cal Comic Con (October 2015)

August 14, 2015 by  
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Convention Name
So Cal Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.socalcomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/18/2015
About This Convention
Come out to the 6th annual So Cal Comic Con on Sunday, October 18th, from 10am-5pm, at the QLN Conference Center in Oceanside! Kids 13 and under, and any member of the military, get in for FREE! Our Guest of Honor for this year’s show is Rob Liefeld, who is the creator of Cable, X-Force, and Deadpool, as well as the creator and publisher of titles like Youngblood and Bloodstrike.

The 1st 100 people in line get a FREE gift bag STUFFED with cool comics. There are raffles throughout the day where you can win prizes like signed comics, original artwork, and toy packages! Dozens of comic and toy vendors are on hand to sell your favorite Golden, Silver, Bronze, or Modern Age comics and toys. Check out our 1st annual Costume Contest and panel discussions throughout the day. IDW Publishing and Darby Pop will be in attendance, along with numerous comic creators, including:

George Perez (Avengers, New Teen Titans, Infinity Gauntlet)
Tim Bradstreet (Punisher, Star Trek)
Howard Chaykin (Star Wars, Black Kiss, G.I. Joe)
Tony Fleecs (My Little Pony)
Richard Friend (Forever Evil, Batman Dark Knight)
Joel Gomez (Batman, Lost Boys: The Thirst)
Drew Johnson (Wonder Woman, Supergirl, The Authority)
Batton Lash (Supernatural Law, Wolff & Byrd)
Danny Miki (Batman, Spawn)
Chris Moreno (Toy Story, Sidekick)
Marat Mychaels (Deadpool, Blindside, Notti & Nyce)
Rafael Navarro (Guns A’Blazin, Sonambulo)
Tone Rodriguez (Violent Messiahs, Simpsons, Mayhem)
Mike Wellman (Guns A’Blazin, Mac Afro)

Admission is only $10 for adults, or $9 with a flyer which can be found at many Southern California comic book stores. Parking is free. Bring the family!

Venue Name and Address
QLN Conference Center; 1938 Avenida del Oro
Oceanside, CA 92056
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
80
Projected Attendance
1,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Guests
Rob Liefeld, George Perez, Tim Bradstreet, Howard Chaykin, Tony Fleecs, Richard Friend, Joel Gomez, Drew Johnson, Batton Lash, Danny Miki, Chris Moreno, Marat Mychaels, Rafael Navarro, Tone Rodriguez, Mike Wellman

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X-TravaCon (September 2015)

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Convention Name
motor city conventions
Convention Website Address
http://www.motorcityconventions.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/13/2015
About This Convention
Michigan’s longest running one day Comic Book and Toy show features 40-50 tables of dealers selling comics, toys, action figures, Anime and gaming. Hourly door prizes throughout the day. Plus Animation all day from the Anime Club of Michigan.
Venue Name and Address
Knights of Columbus Hall
19801 Farmington Rd.
Livonia, Michigan 48152
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
45
Projected Attendance
350
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Collectibles

Twin Tiers Comic-Con (August 2015)

Twin Tiers Comic-Con 2015

Convention Name
Twin Tiers Comic-Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.twintierscomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/15/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/16/2015
About This Convention
The second annual Twin Tiers Comic-Con returns to the First Arena in Elmira, NY on August 15th and 16th, 2015! Presented by Page One Entertainment and WYDC-TV Big Fox!Dates & Times:
August 15th: 11:00am – 7:00pm
August 16th: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Tickets are ON SALE NOW at the First Arena box office or at www.twintierscomiccon.com
Various ticket packages are available, starting as low as $12!
KIDS 12 AND UNDER GET IN FREE WITH A PAID ADULT!
VIP Packages are also Available!

Featured Celebrity Guests
VERNE TROYER*
Best known for his role as “Mini-Me” in the mega-hit comedies “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” and “Austin Powers in Goldmember”. Mr. Troyer also has ties to the Harry Potter movies as he played “Griphook the Goblin” in HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE.

WALTER JONES*
Internationally known for playing Zack Taylor, The Black Ranger, from the children’s action-adventure phenomenon, “The Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”. Mr. Jones has also had roles in “The Shield”, “CSI”, “Moesha”, as well as several motion pictures.

DAVID YOST*
Most notably known for his role as Billy Cranston, The Blue Ranger, on the international television series “The Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”. Mr. Yost completed over 200 episodes and also starred in the feature film “Power Rangers: The Movie”.

LLOYD KAUFMAN
Mr. Kaufman is a writer and director, as well as the co-founder of Troma Entertainment, a 40-year-old independent film company responsible for such cult classics as “The Toxic Avenger” and “Class of Nuke ‘Em High”.

Featured Comic Book/Art/Literature Guests**
DAVID ACKERMAN
DAVID ALMOND
NICOLE BAISLEY
KIRA BANKS
PENELOPE BARBALIOS
DENNIS CALERO
DIANA CARVER
LAURA CHARLES
ANDREW CIESLINSKI
JOEL COLETTA
TL COLLINS
CRYSTAL COLUMBINE
MAEGAN COOK
ERIC DOWNEY
TOD EMKO
MIKE GARLAND
SCOTT GARLAND
JERRY “THEFRANCHIZE” GAYLORD
PENELOPE “PENG-PENG” GAYLORD
GENTILE CREATIONS
JON HAEFFNER
JOSEPHINE HINES
MIDORI HIRTZEL-CHURCH
JOE HOLLEY
SARA HOPKINS
FILOMENA JACK
DOUG LAURA
MADISON LOPRESTO
RICHARD MAURIZIO
MARK MCCRACKEN
MANDY MCMAHON
MASON MCMAHON
WILLIAM MERIWETHER
JACOB MORGAN
GEOFF MUNN
JAMES O’BARR
SAL OTERO
IELLE PALMER
MEGAN J. PARKER
RACHEL PERCIPHONE
TOM PEYER
MIKE RAICHT
RODNEY RAMOS
DAN ROYLE
JOEY SCHICHTEL
DANIEL SOPP
NATHAN SQUIRES
EMILY SWAN
AMBER TALADA
ROBERT TALADA
AARON VOELKER
KEN WHEATON
JUSTIN WILCOX
EDWARD YANCEY
ETHAN YOUNG

Special Guest Vendors and Retailers
ARMBURSTER ARMORIES
CASTLE ASSAULT from Momentum Volsk
CLOUD CITY COMICS
DIVINE AUTHORITY COMICS
ETERNALLY THIRSTY
FANDOM PHOTO
GRUBBY’S GAMES
GENTILE CREATIONS
HILLTOP CUSTOM COSPLAY
JURASSIC PARTY
KABRIC’S FABRIC PRINTING & EMBROIDERY
ANDREW KRUPA’S COMIC COLLECTION
LARGER THAN LIFE TOYS & COMICS
PULP NOUVEAU COMIX
SOUND GO ROUND
STEEL CITY TIME MACHINE
TROMA ENTERTAINMENT

Special Cosplay Guests***
11th HOUR COSPLAY
KITSUNE KID
JEFF MAGNUSSEN
THE 501st LEGION (Star Wars)
THE REBEL LEGION (Star Wars)
THE ROCHESTER GHOSTBUSTERS
USS SIRIUS (Star Trek)

Special Attractions & Famous Vehicle Replicas***
DELOREAN TIME MACHINE from Back to the Future
JURASSIC PARK JEEP
DOCTOR WHO TARDIS
1967 CHEVROLET IMPALA FROM SUPERNATURAL
COSPLAY PHOTO AREA w/11th HOUR COSPLAY
VIDEO GAME TOURNAMENTS AND LAN GAMING from RAINY TOAD GAMING
T2C2 KIDS ZONE! Provided by Trinity of Chemung County
ADULT (12+) COSTUME CONTEST sponsored by THE PALACE THEATRE!
KIDS (11 & under) COSTUME CONTEST sponsored by AIRCO PARTY CENTRAL!
LIVE T-SHIRT PRINTING FROM KABRIC’S
3D GAMING EXHIBIT
CASTLE ASSAULT GAMING DEMO from Momentum Volsk
EXTRA LIFE- from The Children’s Miracle Network

Featured Groups, Nonprofits, and Special Guests
BLOG OF OA
O73 FILMS
DOLLS OF DESTRUCTION
SYRACUSE NERD
TRINITY OF CHEMUNG COUNTY
CHEMUNG COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT
ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM OF CHEMUNG AND SCHUYLER COUNTIES (EOP)

* Autographs and Photo Opportunities from some celebrity guests require an extra charge. These prices are set by the guests and their agents, not by T2C2 or its organizers.
** Autographs and Photo Opportunities from artist and comic guests are generally free. If you are unsure, just ask the guest!
*** Some photo ops for Famous Vehicles or Cosplay guests may require an extra charge. If you are unsure, just ask them!

What is Twin Tiers Comic-Con? Well…It’s:
• Tons of fantastic artwork for viewing and purchasing
• Celebrity autographs and photo ops*
• Video game tournaments
• Tabletop gaming
• Live gaming demos
• Costume Contests
• Up to 10 different Q&A Sessions featuring personal interviews with local talent, industry professionals, AND celebrity guests
• Replica vehicles from famous movies and TV shows
• Cosplay Photo Opportunities
• Special arts & crafts Kid Zone for the little ones
• And MORE!

Venue Name and Address
155 N Main St
Elmira, NY 14901
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
75
Projected Attendance
3000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
James O’Barr, Dennis Calero, Rodney Ramos, Tom Peyer, Ken Wheaton, Mike Garland, Mike Raicht, Verne Troyer, Walter Jones, David Yost, Lloyd Kaufman, Kitsune Kid, Jerry Gaylord, Penelope Gaylord, Ethan Young, Richard Maurizio, Tod Emko, Jon Haeffner, T.L. Collins

Twin Tiers Comic-Con

VA Comicon (August 2015)

VA Comicon

Convention Name
VA Comicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.vacomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/29/2015
About This Convention
Join us at our new home, the Richmond Raceway complex!
Venue Name and Address
The Richmond Raceway
600 E. Laburnum Ave.
Richmond, VA 23230
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles
Guests
The Fillbach Brothers, Matt Slay, Himkar Tak, Brian Shearer

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Comic Book and Non-Sports Card Show (MD) (November 2015)

Clandestine Comics

Convention Name
Comic Book and non-sports card show
Convention Website Address
http://www.clandestinecomics.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/01/2015
About This Convention
We are the longest running Comic Book show in Maryland, we offer comics from all Eras Golden to present. Dealers from around the Mid-Atlantic will be selling-trading-buying comics. Dealers will also have non sports cards, supplies, original art and much more!
Come out and enjoy the day with fellow fans and readers!
Venue Name and Address
Radisson
2004 Greenspring Dr
Timonium, Maryland 21093
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
30
Projected Attendance
125
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Comic Book and Non-Sports Card Show (MD) (February 2016)

Clandestine Comics

Convention Name
Comic Book and non-sports card show
Convention Website Address
http://www.clandestinecomics.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/07/2016
About This Convention
We are the longest running Comic Book show in Maryland, and this will be our 16th Annual Super Bowl show. The show offers comics from all Eras Golden to present. Dealers from around the Mid-Atlantic will be selling-trading-buying comics. Dealers will also have non sports cards, supplies, original art and much more!
Come out and enjoy the day with fellow fans and readers!
Venue Name and Address
DoubleTree
15101 Sweitzer Lane
Laurel, Maryland 20707
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
24
Projected Attendance
125
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Comic Book and Non-Sports Card Show (MD) (January 2016)

Clandestine Comics

Convention Name
Comic Book and non-sports card show
Convention Website Address
http://www.clandestinecomics.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/03/2016
About This Convention
We are the longest running Comic Book Show in Maryland, we offer comics from all Eras Golden to present. Dealers from around the Mid-Atlantic will be selling-trading-buying comics. Dealers will also have non sports cards, supplies, original art and much more!
Come out and enjoy the day with fellow fans and readers!
Venue Name and Address
Radisson
2004 Greenspring Dr
Timonium, Maryland 21093
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
30
Projected Attendance
125
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Awesome Comic Book Collector Show (Fort Worth, TX) (August 2015)

Awesome Collector Shows

Convention Name
Awesome Comic Book Collector Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/30/2015
About This Convention
Fort Worth,Texas
“Awesome Comic Book Collector Show
Sunday August 30,2015Hampton Inn and Suites – DFW Airport South
4201 Reggis Court
Fort Worth,Texas 76155
(near N. (Hwy 360 and Trinity Blvd / from Hwy 183 go south on Hwy 360)Buy – Sell – Trade for your favorite vintage to modern comic books and related collectibles.
Meet local small press comics (SPX) artists,writers,and publishersHours:11am – 4pm Admission:$3.00 (Kids 12 and under free with paying adult)
The Early Buyer Hour Admission:$5.00 (10am -11am only)
Only the first 100 people will be allowed in during the Early Buyer Hour !

Bring your old comic books to the show. Dealers will be buying !

Win a $25 shopping spree! Drawings at 10:30am,1:30pm and 3:30pm

Dealer Tables: (25 – 6ft. available) Pre pay with paypal : $50.00 each per table
DEADLINE FOR PAYMENT IS 3:00PM THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE SHOW
$10.00 LATE FEE ADDED TO TABLES SOLD AFTER 3:00PM DEADLINE (IF AVAILABLE)
Call or e – mail today for availability !

For more info contact:
Awesome Collector Shows
Po Box 218089
Houston,Texas 77218
(254)722 -2399
e-mail: info@awesomecollectorshows.com
website: www.awesomecollectorshows.com
like us on facebook / awesome comic book collector show

Venue Name and Address
Hampton Inn and Suites – DFW Airport South
4021 Reggis Court
Fort Worth, Texas 76155
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
25
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles

Chase Con Expo (October 2015)

Chase Con Expo

Convention Name
Chase Con Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.chasecon.org/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/24/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/25/2015
About This Convention
ChaseCon Expo Welcomes Cosplay, Guest Stars, Gaming, Anime, Sci-Fi, Furries, Geeks, Comic Books, Artists, & Vendors! Fun for everyone at this POP CULTURE EVENT on 10.24-25.15!
Venue Name and Address
Saratoga City Center
522 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12828
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
4,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
  • Collectibles
Guests
Brian Byers, Robbie Rist, Adam Carl, Eiden Hanzei, Joe D’ Onofrio, Leif Tilden, James Murray, Paul Abrams, Michael Oppenheimer, Kevin Conrad, Richard Bonk, Bill Anderson, Jay Mooers, Dan Nakrosis, John Hebert, Paul Castiglia, Kathrince Zan, Coach Moses, Undiesofwondy, Tico Flores Kyle, Brandon The Shapeshifter, Supsernatural’s 1967 Chevey Impala, Tardis from DR. Who

Ratha Con (May 2016)

Ratha Con

Convention Name
Ratha Con: Athens Ohio’s own Pop Culture Convention
Convention Website Address
http://www.rathacon.blogspot.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/07/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/08/2016
About This Convention
Our convention has something for everyone over 3 days. Starting with a pop culture art opening and film on the night before (May 6th) at ARTS/West – Athens’ city arts center. The convention includes special guests signing autographs (guests to be determined). Other special guests such as authors offering presentations/workshops (guests to be determined). Comic artists selling their work. Fan based clubs. Special effects and props artists. Sellers/dealers selling everything. Gaming all day, both days – Magic tournament. A real live Quidditch tournament (contact us to register). Costume contest. Food vendors. The first night (May 7th) offers a costumed dance party at a local bar called Casa Nueva. Check out our facebook page to keep up with what we have to offer.
Venue Name and Address
Athens Community Center
701 E. State St.
Athens, Ohio 45701
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
30
Projected Attendance
600
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Collectibles
Guests
To be determined

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