Ultracon Of South Florida (July 2014)

Convention Name
Ultracon Of South Florida
Convention Website Address
http://www.ultraconofsouthflorida.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/19/2014
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/20/2014
About This Convention
ULTRA CON Of SOUTH FLORIDA

The Original Is Back. Fort Lauderdale’s own, Cosplay, Anime Collectibles, Manga Toys, Comic Books, Sports Cards, Star Wars and Transformers. Convention

July 19th & 20th 2014

Visit Our ULTRACON of SOUTH FLORIDA Website for Guest and Vendor
Information & Also Ticket Sales Please Visit…

www.ultraconofsouthflorida.com

Email: irving@ultraconofsouthflorida.com

Featuring a Magic the Gathering Tournament-July 19th & 20th 2014.

Group Panels, Gaming Tournaments, Card Gaming Tournaments & much
More.

ULTRACON will feature a Comic Book Corner For Local Comic Book Dealers & Artist Displaying & Selling Their Comic Books & Art Work….

ULTRACON OF SOUTH FLORIDA
Broward Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316

10:00 AM Until 10:00 Pm Saturday.
10:00 Am Until 7:00 PM Sunday.

Adults at the Door $25, Kids 5 Age & Older $10 & Under the Age of 5 Years of Age Free.

PURCHASE THE ONLINE ADVANCE TWO DAY PACKAGE FOR ONLY $40

Cosplay Contest, Saturday Grand Prize Play Station 4
Cosplay Contest, Sunday Grand Prize $300
We will also have the kids division group division & much more Prizes.

ULTRACON welcomes the following Celebrities and Artists:

1) Marvel Artist Mark Sparacio

Known for his painted artwork on such titles as Green Lantern, Heroes
For Hire, Jonah Hex, Domino Lady, Return of the Original, Captain Action
Comics, Charmed, Fallen Angel, Flare, Flare Adventures, Billy Tucci’s A
Child Is Born, Grimm Fairy Tales, Hero by Night, Liberty Comics, Liberty
Gir, Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion, Shi: Ju-Nen, Shi: The Illustrated
Warrior, Stingers, The Phantom / Captain Action, Shi, Comics Buyer’s
Guide, Alter Ego, The Official Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide (2007 and
2008), Comics Values Annual (2007 and 2008), Elsinore, the six issue Sgt.
Rock mini-series and his own creation his latest project is his
Creator-Owned Comic Book/Graphic Novel Series OMEGA PARADOX !

2) Marvel & DC Artist Jose Delbo

Super artist at DC & Marvel Comics for – Wonder Woman, Transformers, Super Girl, Captain Planet, Conan, Secret Wars, The Defenders, X -Factor And Much More..

3) The Garcia Brothers

Meet Eric and Derek Garcia from the hit series Faceoff From SYFY Network.
EXCLUSIVELY for all ULTRACON Horror Fans In South Florida.

4) Giggles, Boss & Thug

These creepy clowns will be back to take pictures and sign posters for all of our Horror Fans In South Florida. Their presence will be felt At ULTRACON.

5) Mike “The Wolverine” Rio

South Florida UFC Fighter, Mike The Wolverine Rio will be signing autographs and
taking pictures with his fans at ULTRACON…

6) Marcus Brimage

Homegrown Florida UFC Fighter, Marcus Brimage will make his presence
Felt At ULTRACON by Autographing & Taking Pictures With His Fans. Feel the Power of this awesome fighting force!

7) The Walking Dead Sketch Artist Steve Lydic

Steve Lydic will be at ULTRACON signing prints and “Talking Dead” with fans.

8) Silverback Comics

Home to such titles The Dark Rider & IV Four, ULTRACON Welcomes Silverback Comics.

9) Freya Folkvangr

ULTRACON welcomes professional Cosplay artist Freya Folkvangr. Well known for Power Girl, Mermaid, Viking Princess, Lady Punisher& Lady Barbarian, Take a picture or get a autograph print from South Florida Cosplay Goddess Freya Folkvangr.

10) Meanballz

Meanballz will be at ULTRACON Of South Florida with their Gaming
designers’ team to meet and greet ULTRACON’s GAMING COMMUNITY!

11) Author Kerry Cepero

Author Of Titles WARHEAD & MELTDOWN Kerry Cepero will be on hand signing books and taking pictures with fans. Be there on Saturday as Kerry releases two new books exclusively for ULTRACON!
Be the first to buy the next book in the WARHEAD: Agent of Destruction series “RADIOACTIVE” and be the first to own his new book BLACK. Only at ULTRACON!

12) The Pow Wow Radio Show & PSN Radio
They will have a live broadcast Saturday & Sunday
with live interviews of our Guests, Vendors & Fans….

13) Bronies Of South Florida

Bronies Of South Florida Will Have Group Panel & Trivia To Their Fans.

We Will Announce More Guest & Celebrities As We Get Closer to The Event.

Ultra Con Will Feature Collectors And Dealers From All Over the Country Selling Collectibles New & Vintage, Modern Toys, Custom Toy Work, Anime Collectibles, Hot Wheels, Old Vintage Sports Cards, Avengers Comic Books, Comic Art, Star Trek Comic Books and Collectibles. Vintage GI Joe’s From The 1960′s & 1970′s, Hundreds Of 3 3/4 GI Joe Vehicles & Figures On Display, , United Kingdom Action Man From The 1960′s& 1970′s, Star Wars Old & New ,Monsters Old & New Godzilla,Transformers, Dragonball Z, Power Rangers, Marvel Legends, Marvel
Universe, Toy Biz, Bandai, DC Action Figures Action Figures.

ULTRACON OF SOUTH FLORIDA

July 19th & 20th 2014
Two- Day Convention

At the Broward Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316

Advance Ticket Sales & Your Weekend Pass
www.ultraconofsouthflorida.com

Call 786-285-3738 for more info

Venue Name and Address
Broward Convention Center
1950 eisenhower Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
300
Projected Attendance
10000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Anime
Guests
Marvel Artist Mark Sparacio, Marvel & DC Artist Jose Delbo,Garcia from the hit series Faceoff From SYFY Network, Giggles, Boss & Thug, UFC Fighter Mike “The Wolverine” Rio, UFC Fighter Marcus Brimage, The Walking Dead Sketch Artist Steve Lydic, Silverback Comics & his team of Artist, Professional Cosplay artist Freya Folkvangr, Meanballz Gaming ,Author Kerry Cepero, The Pow Wow Radio Show & PSN Radio They will have a live broadcast Saturday & Sunday, Bronies Of South Florida & much more guest as we get closer to the event.

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Dark Horse Announces Exclusive WonderCon 2014 Variants

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Press Release:

DARK HORSE ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE WONDERCON 2014 VARIANTS!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR —As the pop culture world gears up for this year’s WonderCon in Anaheim, CA, Dark Horse announces two special variant covers for this year’s show!

First up, Dark Horse brings an all-new variant cover for a critical hit and fan favorite, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, with an exclusive Season Ten first-issue cover by Tomb Raider art director Brian Horton! Limited to 1,000 copies, these are sure to be scarce!

Second is a variant for Angel & Faith Season Ten #1, by Buffy cover artist Steve Morris! Again, with only 1,000 copies produced, these will go fast!

These two special WonderCon exclusives will retail for $5 and are limited to five per person.

Dark Horse also has three other convention exclusives, produced in limited editions and available while supplies last!

Legendary artist Stan Sakai has done a special cover for the upcoming The Witcher, a canonical tie-in series in the world of the Witcher video games, which have collectively won over 250 awards and sold more than 5.5 million copies worldwide! All proceeds from the sale of this limited-edition variant will benefit Stan and Sharon Sakai.

Art Baltazar and Franco bring you the characters that sprung from Mike Mignola’s imagination, with an AW YEAH twist, in Itty Bitty Hellboy! A limited-edition hardcover is available at WonderCon for $20, while supplies last!

The Last of Us: American Dreams, from Faith Erin Hicks (The Adventures of Superhero Girl) and Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann, collects the comics that are the official lead-in to the game. This limited-edition hardcover will first be available at PAX East this weekend, and then in very limited quantities at WonderCon for $24.99.

About Dark Horse

Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, Brian Wood, Gerard Way, Felicia Day, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Neal Adams, and Jim Steranko, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, Timecop, and SpyBoy. Its successful line of comics and products based on popular properties includes Star Wars, Mass Effect, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, EVE Online, Halo, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Domo. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading publishers of both creator-owned content and licensed comics material.

Boston Comic Con 2014 Welcomes Ivy Doomkitty

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Press Release:

Boston Comic Con welcomes IVY DOOMKITTY to our 2014 convention! A champion of cosplay, Ivy will be this year’s guest judge of the annual costume contest, currently scheduled to be held on Sunday August 10, 2014. Additionally, she will host a Cosplay 101 panel to answer questions for anyone interested in getting into the hobby and doesn’t know where to start. Ivy will also be on hand all weekend to sign autographs and take photos with her legions of fans. Plus some surprises to be announced in the coming months! Tell your friends!

Previously announced guests include James Marsters, Jason Momoa, Eve Myles, Jewel Staite, Sam Witwer, Simon Bisley, Greg Capullo, Amanda Conner, Danielle Corsetto, Adam Kubert, Carlos Pacheco, Jimmy Palmiotti, Eric Powell, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, Jeff Smith, Scott Snyder, and many more! For the full guest list plus artist alley, exhibitor, and film fest registration please check out the Boston Comic Con website!

Online ticket purchases are available at the link!

RSVP on Facebook!

About Ivy Doomkitty:
Ivy Doomkitty is an International Costume Designer/Cosplayer, Host, Artist, Gamer, and Figure Model for comic book artist/writer, Frank Cho, based in Los Angeles. Ivy has been attending conventions for many years, before deciding to take the plunge by showing her fandom through cosplay.

She now uses this new found passion to create her own costumes and use them to bring to life her favorite characters from gaming and comics as well as creating a positive impact in the cosplay community. She strives to show others in the community that you can do something you love, regardless of gender, skin color, sexual orientation, body shape/size, etc.

Ivy was recently the Featured Cosplayer on the Premier Episode of the webseries, “Cospladies”, a short documentary on the trials, tribulations, and love of cosplay. Ivy is also a member of the West Coast Avengers/Avengers Initiative, taking part in charity events in Southern California.

Ivy heavily promotes the art of Cosplay at every convention that she is a guest at, including participating in panels, judging the costume contest, and meeting many fans that are interested in starting in the craft. In the past, she has interviewed some incredible talent, including Stan Lee, Lou Ferrigno, Arthur Suydam, Michael Golden, and more. She has also written comic book reviews, in addition to presenting and hosting costume contests. Find more of her work at www.facebook.com/ivydoomkittyivy

About Boston Comic Con:
The Boston Comic Con is a 100% independently run comic book show committed to bringing the biggest and best comic creators to New England. Run by fans for fans, Boston Comic Con is not affiliated with any other convention tour or corporate interests. Hosting over 120,000 square feet of vendors selling comic books, toys, posters, trading cards, and other pop culture memorabilia, this is a destination event for geeks of any stripe. This year’s convention will be held Friday August 8th, Saturday August 9th and Sunday August 10th at the Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210. For more information please go to our website at www.bostoncomiccon.com and follow us on Twitter (@BostonComicCon) and Facebook!

 

IL – The Protectors Signing

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Chicago Bear Israel Idonije appears at Chicago Comics, along with comic legends Ron Marz and Bart Sears, to promote the release of their new comic “The Protectors” at Chicago Comics on Wednesday April 23rd, from 6:00 till 7:30 PM!!

RSVP on Facebook!

Chicago Comics
3244 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 528-1983

How to Train Your Dragon 2 Soars Into WonderCon 2014

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20th Century Fox and Dreamworks Animation bring How to Train Your Dragon 2 director Dean DeBlois and Jay Baruchel, the voice of Hiccup, to WonderCon this weekend for an exclusive sneak peek of the movie and a signing at Booth #1468!

SCHEDULE:
Friday, April 18th
11:30 a.m.: Booth opens, sales and giveaways begin
12:00 noon: Demonstration of new How to Train Your Dragon apps begins
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Airbrush artist on-site to create Dragons tattoos
7:00 p.m.: Booth closes

Saturday, April 19th
9:30 a.m.: Booth opens, sales and giveaways begin
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Airbrush artist on-site to create Dragons tattoos
12:45 p.m. (tentative): Fox panel presentation begins at the Arena
2:00 p.m.: Jay Baruchel and Dean DeBlois arrive at booth #1468 for fan signing
2:30 p.m.: Fan signing ends
3:00 p.m.: Demonstration of new How to Train Your Dragon apps begins
7:00 p.m.: Booth closes

Sunday, April 20th
10:30 a.m.: Booth opens, sales and giveaways begin
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Airbrush artist on site to create Dragons tattoos
1:00 p.m.: Demonstration of new How to Train Your Dragon apps begins
5:00 p.m.: Booth closes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Cast Appears at WonderCon 2014

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Press Release:

Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce that Dawn of the Planet of the Apes cast members Andy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises, The Dark Knight) and Keri Russell (The Americans, Felicity), along with film director Matt Reeves (Let Me In, Felicity), will make an exclusive signing appearance at the BOOM! Studios booth during WonderCon in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, April 19. BOOM! Studios is the official publisher of Planet of the Apes comics.

Limited-edition WonderCon exclusive Dawn of the Planet of the Apes prints illustrated by Garry Brown (The Massive, Sons of Anarchy) will be available for purchase for $20, and the cast will be available to sign them from 2:30-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at the BOOM! Studios booth, #319, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The signing will be ticketed and a print purchase is required for the signing.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is about a growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar that is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.

Twentieth Century Fox will release Dawn of the Planet of the Apes worldwide July 11th, 2014. For more information, visit dawnofapes.com.

For tickets and information for WonderCon, visit comic-con.org/wca.

ABOUT BOOM! STUDIOS
Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning original and licensed comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent. BOOM! Studios is the home of Mike Carey’s SUICIDE RISK, Clive Barker’s NEXT TESTAMENT and HELLRAISER, Paul Jenkins and Humberto Ramos’ FAIRY QUEST, PLANET OF THE APES, Max Bemis’ POLARITY and Mark Waid’s IRREDEEMABLE. Steven Grant’s graphic novel 2 GUNS was recently released as a feature film from Universal Pictures, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. BOOM!’s all-ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz’ PEANUTS, Jim Davis’ GARFIELD, Cartoon Network’s ADVENTURE TIME and REGULAR SHOW, Mike Kunkel’s HEROBEAR AND THE KID, and Roger Langridge’s Eisner Award-winning SNARKED. In June 2013, BOOM! acquired Archaia Entertainment (archaia.com). Archaia is the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel publisher of MOUSE GUARD, COW BOY, GUNNERKRIGG COURT, RUST, SPERA, JIM HENSON’S TALE OF SAND, and many other great titles. In October 2013, BOOM! Studios entered into a unique first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox, giving the studio access to its library of titles and giving the publisher access to Fox’s vast catalog of films.

MO – Mighty Robot Signing

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Press Release:

The Reading Reptile welcomes Dav Pilkey and Dan Santat to the store for an exclusive meet-and-greet/book signing on THURSDAY, MAY 8th at 3:00 PM! This event is free but TICKETS ARE REQUIRED. Tickets can be reserved over the phone with the purchase of a book, or you can pick up tickets by stopping by the store prior to the event.

RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 7 and UP.

Only books purchased at the store will be signed by the authors. If you can’t make it to this event, you may purchase books ahead of time (over the phone) and we will get them signed and dedicated for you!

Reading Reptile
328 W 63 Street, Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 753-0441

NJ – Free Comic Book Day 2014

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Keith Giffen, Fernando Ruiz, Charles Paul Wilson III, Anthony Marques, Andre Szymanowicz, Fabio Redivo, Nick Justus, Adam McGoven, Ellen Stedfeld, Mike Morrocco, Max Fuchs, Alexia Veldhuisen and more appear at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday May 3rd for Free Comic Book Day! Full details at the link…

Dewey’s Comic City
13 Park Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
(973) 593-0042

NYC – Hilda and The Black Hound Signing

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British cartoonist Luke Pearson appears at the Strand Book Store on Tuesday May 6th from 7:00PM – 8:00PM!

Luke Pearson has gained wide acclaim for his striking illustrations and complex, multivalent comics. His Hildafolk series contains Luke’s signature blend of exuberant visuals and dark, whimsical stories. To celebrate the release of the latest Hildafolk book, Luke will chat about his work and sign copies of Hilda and The Black Hound for fans in our rare book room. This fourth book in the series chronicles the adventurous Hilda and her companion Twig (a blue fox with antlers) in their encounters with the Nisse, creatures who live in a mirror world “where the rules of physics don’t quite match up.”

Luke’s work has been praised as “glorious, exciting if also rather menacing” by the New York Times. Of the series, Slate has said “It’s hard to imagine a better all-ages comic.” Join us for an evening with an exciting talent in comics!
Buy a copy of Hilda and the Black Hound or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)

SF – This One Summer Release Party

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Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki appear at Mission: Comics & Art on Tuesday, May 6th at 6:00 pm to celebrate the release of their new project THIS ONE SUMMER!

RSVP on Facebook!

Mission: Comics & Art
3520 20th St. Suite B, San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 695-1545

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