Scene on the Web Weekly: January 14-20, 2013

The Walking Dead Escape returns to SDCC,The Hunger Games: Catching Fire gets a teaser poster, George Takei heads to Denver Comic Con, and more.


Scene on the Web Weekly: January 14-20, 2013

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Get ready, San Diego: The Walking Dead Escape is coming back to Comic Con this July! Get on our wait list at thewalkingdeadescape.com for early ticket sales announcements! <br> <br> Check out some of the elements of our bigger, better, deadlier course here: <br> <a href="http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thewalkingdeadescape.com%2Fcourse.html&h=lAQEvNpp1&s=1" class="">http://www.thewalkingdeadescape.com/course.html</a>
Every Revolution Begins With A Spark… See the new teaser poster for <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheHungerGamesMovie?group_id=0" class="">The Hunger Games</a>: Catching Fire, then share #TheSpark!The Hunger Games
Ultimate Spider-Man Season 2 Trailermarvel
Marvel Mash-Up Ep. 22: Professor Xmarvel
Carnage "The Release" Part 1 of 3superherophotography
Lovely Bob-Ombshell Silent Hill nurses at Albuquerque Comic Con.Bob-ombshells
Mick Foley booked for Comic Con | Local | Entertainment | St. Catharines StandardWWE legends Mick Foley and Ted DiBiase are headed to this year’s Niagara Falls Comic Con. From the start, the event has had a strong wrestling presence with Lanny Poffo, Brutus Beefcake, Bret Hart and others. Foley and DiBiase are two of the company’s all-time biggest stars – and two of its most eloquent speakers.
Jay and Silent Bob hanging out at the Albuquerque Comic Con. @ABQComCon http://pic.twitter.com/einqC3ZACosmic Times
What the … ?!?! @ABQComCon http://pic.twitter.com/YZh6eQL8Cosmic Times
Planet of the Apes 45th Anniversary CelebrationDeath2Fanboys
Add Billy Dee Williams to Comiccon listThe stars keep coming to Comiccon. The latest announcement feature Star Wars alum Billy Dee Williams. He played Lando Calrissian in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Since the Star Wars films, credits have included Nighthawks and Harvey Dent in Tim Burton’s Batman.
George Takei coming to Denver Comic Con, joins Stan Lee as guestsOh my! A legend in the world of science fiction and master of Internet memes is boldly coming to Denver later this year. Actor George Tak…

The Fifth Assassin Signing Tour

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Author Brad Meltzer’s new book, The Fifth Assassin, is out today.  It’s about a serial killer who’s recreating the crimes of all the Presidential assassins, from John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald. You can read more at www.bradmeltzer.com/book/the-fifth-assassin.

SIGNING TOUR

New York City
Tuesday, January 15 – 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble
Union Square
33 East 17th Street

(And yes, in NY, Brad (with the help of John Hodgman) will be trying to break the Guinness Book World Record for “most decoder rings in one place,” so please bring friends.)

Washington, DC
Wednesday, January 16 – 7:00pm
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Avenue, NW

McLean, VA
Thursday, January 17 – 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble – Tysons Corner Center
7851 L Tysons Corner Center

Coral Gables, FL
Friday, January 18 – 8:00pm
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave

Boca Raton, FL
Saturday, January 19 – 7:30pm
Barnes & Noble
1400 Glades Road

Vero Beach, FL
Saturday, January 19 – 2:00pm
Vero Beach Book Center
2145 Indian River Boulevard

Scottsdale AZ
Monday, January 21 – 6:30pm
The Poisoned Pen
4014 N Goldwater Blvd

Boston (Brookline), MA
Tuesday, January 22 – 7:00pm
Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street

Philadelphia, PA
Wednesday, January 23 – 7:30pm
Free Library
1901 Vine Street

Highlands Ranch, CO
Thursday, January 24 –7:30pm
Tattered Cover
9315 Dorchester Street

Los Angeles, CA
Friday, January 25 – 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble at The Grove
189 The Grove Drive

CO – The Fifth Assassin Signing

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Author Brad Meltzer signs at The Tattered Cover on Thursday,  January 24, 2013 at 7:30 PM.

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Tattered Cover
9315 Dorchester Street, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

CO – Aurora Rise Benefit Signing

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J. Scott Campbell signs at All C’s Collectibles to raise money for Aurora Rise on Saturday September 15th, 2012 from 1:00-3:00 pm (rescheduled) Saturday September 22th, 2012 from 12:00-3:00 pm. They will also have a (smaller) silent auction of the many donations still flowing in from some of the comic industry’s best and brightest.

All proceeds from this signing and auction will go directly to aid the victims. Stay tuned for more information!

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All C’s Collectibles
1250 S Abilene Street, Aurora, CO 80012-4629

CO – Aurora Rise Benefit Signings

Steve Niles, Matt Fraction, Mike Mignola and more sign at All C’s Collectibles on Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26, 2012. Check out the Facebook page for more details.

“The mission of Aurora Rise is simple – we are going to do everything in our power to assist and aid the victims and victim’s families.”

Jason and the Aurora Rise team want to thank everyone who has reached out to support Aurora. Without your generosity, none of this would be possible. Your donations, retweets, shares, conversations, questions, and wilingness to take our mission to heart and do everything in YOUR power to assist and aid the victims and their families is making a difference for a healing community and inspiring others to do the same.

All C’s Collectibles
1250 S Abilene St, Aurora, CO 80012-4629

Scene on the Web | July 25, 2012: Image Confirms NYCC Presence, Win Tickets to Fablescon, Etc.


Scene on the Web | July 25, 2012: NYCC, Fablescon, Etc.

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Upcoming Convention News

Here’s the illustration that will be printed onFacebook
Mike Mignola illustration for the Montreal Comic Con t-shirts.
#SWCVI @r2d2central exclusive patch! Limited to 100 pieces. Here’s a pic. Enjoy! See you at #StarWars celebration! http://pic.twitter.com/eUtdhhN4R2-D2 Central
Look Look Look – so much texture and SHINY! RT @esctoy: More @NY_Comic_Con Sneaks coming! http://pic.twitter.com/8KFgXnqXNew York Comic Con
An early heads-up: Image Comics will be at New York Comic-Con. Details… later. http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Image Comics
Wanna win two tickets (admissions not plane tickets) to Fablescon? Sign up for the Fablescon newsletter on the site for your chance to win!Fabletown and Beyond
(WWE) The Bella Twins Coming To Chicago, WWE Tops Yahoo | TWNP – Wrestling News & InformationNicole and Brianna Garcia, formerly known as Nikki and Brie Bella, have announced that they will be on hand for the annual Wizard World C…
Ooo, yeah! We’re excited for that too! Don’t forget SW artist @DaveDorman is coming too! RT @sandtroopers Jedi Training with Nick Gillard!CincinnatiComicExpo
My pre-show commission list is open for Cincinnati Comic Expo! I can get 4 more paintings on the list for pickup at the show in September.Stephanie Buscema
Come say HELLO to HELLBOY Creator Mike Mignola, appearing at Las Vegas Comic Expo September 29-30 http://tinyurl.com/6vdtsbbLas Vegas Comic Expo
Batman Fans- come meet Dark Knight artist David Finch at Las Vegas Comic Expo Sept 29-30 http://tinyurl.com/6vdtsbbLas Vegas Comic Expo
Ok all you #Scifi #Fantasy lovers. If you like reading #DUNE & #Starwars. Kevin J. Anderson is coming to… http://fb.me/1QpWk3BvFStan Lee’s Comikaze
Tickets for Fan Days now available onlineTickets for fall’s biggest pop culture convention in the Dallas-Fort Worth are now available online. The Dallas Comic-Con presents Fan Da…
Transformers Voice Director Wally Burr to attend TFcon 2012… http://fb.me/20vUT6EgXTFcon
SMALLER FEST TO TAP INTO COMIC-CON’S ROOTSSan Diego Comic Fest When: Oct. 19-21 Where: Town and Country Resort, 500 Hotel Circle North, Mission Valley Online: sdcomicfest.org SDSU…
Denver Comic Con claims first-year attendance record, 2013 datesOrganizers’ hopes were high for this year’s inaugural Denver Comic Con, and the assembled nerds, geeks and comic book fans of the Mile Hi…

Did You See This?

Stolen: Inkwell Awards Books | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsBob Almond writes about a theft of work stolen during delivery by USPS. Has anyone encountered anyone trying to sell these items? STOLEN!…
ComicsPriceGuide.com – The Online Price GuideThe tragedy in Aurora has affected everyone in so many ways. Especially those in the Comic and Sci-Fi community. Like so many, we enjoy g…
Beat The San Diego Comic Con Blues With Cute Cosplay | PopCultureShockIf you’re like many of us, you’re currently sitting at your computer, watching the Internet flood with news from San Diego Comic Con and …

Con Reports and Videos

I just added a bunch of photos from SuperCon 2012 to the site, check ‘em out – http://www.cosmictimes.net/Features/Appearances/Supercon2012.htm @FLSupercon @conventionsceneCosmic Times
Some of the nicest, most talented guys in comics: RT @fabiomoon: 16 candles: our sdcc report. http://bit.ly/MZr0WE @Gabriel_BaTFAW.com
One Last CCI 2012 Photo Parade – Rise of the Cosplayers http://on.cbr.cc/PWGMTYComic Book Resources
5 minutes of #CourseOfTheForce, 45 minutes of pure beachtime fun in Nightsister cosplay with @teamunicornftw. :D https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.449798358386574.103431.142483835784696&type=1&l=632a22ede5Michele Boyd
Comic-Con a meeting ground for classic TV stars and their fansEven if you’ve never been anywhere near Comic-Con International, the giant pop-culture convention last weekend at the San Diego Conventio…
SDCC 12: The Mother/Daughter view | The BeatOnce again librarian Merideth Jenson-Benjamin and her 10-year-old daughter are here to give their con report. Their piece on the Phoenix …
SDCC 12: A Dad’s View – 10 Things I Learned At San Diego Comic-Con 2012 | The Beatby AK Benjamin [AK Benjamin is the husband of previous Beat contributor Meridith Jensen-Benjamin. Here’s his view of the con, with some g…
San Diego Comic Con Gets Jesse Jamesed | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsI charged the floor at San Diego Con for the first time as a 12 year old boy in 1982. I had a clear head and no idea what to do or who wa…
SDCC 2012 ComicCon Part 1 – I LOVE NERD GIRLSvamp
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3D – San Diego Comic-Con International 2012 – Best DIY CostumeszCrXA-QN9SZ-tW5N5a0Xrw

Scene Cinema

Man of Steel – Teaser Trailer with Kevin Costner (HD)joblomovienetwork
Man of Steel – Teaser Trailer with Russell Crowe (HD)joblomovienetwork
The Dark Knight Rises – Now Playing TV Spot 1warnerbrospictures
The Dark Knight Rises – TV Spot 16warnerbrospictures
Batman: The Animated Series Rises (Promo) – The Hubhubtvnetwork
Justice League Trailer (Avengers Style) Parodyitsjustsomerandomguy

CO – Fate of the Jedi Signing

Christie Golden and Troy Denning sign at Tattered Cover on March 19, 2012 at 7:30 pm.

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Press Release:

Christie Golden is the award-winning author of more than thirty fantasy, science fiction, and horror novels, including the Ravenloft novel Vampire of the Mists, more than a dozen Star Trek novels, and the Warcraft novel Lord of the Clans. Golden will read from and sign her new book Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Ascension.

Former game designer and editor Troy Denning is the New York Times bestselling author of many Star Wars books—as well as Pages of Pain, Beyond the High Road, The Summoning, and many other novels. Denning will discuss and sign his new book Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse.

Tattered Cover
9315 Dorchester Street, Littleton, CO 80129

CO – Sisterhood of Dune Signing

Kevin J. Anderson signs at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday January 3, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Barnes & Noble
Shoppes at the Meadows, 8374 S. Willow Street, Lone Tree, CO 80124
303-706-9660

CO – The Monster’s Corner Signing

Kevin J. Anderson and Tom Piccirilli sign on Tuesday September 27, 2011 at 7:00 PM.

Author Event
Please join us as we welcome authors Kevin J. Anderson and Tom Piccirilli. They will be signing copies of their new anthology Monster’s Corner. Come meet our authors, and get your signed copy of this must have collection of monstrous tales.

Barnes & Noble – Citadel
795 Citadel Drive East, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
719-637-8282

Denver Comic Con and Literary Conference (June 2012)

Denver Comic Con June 15-17 2012

Convention Name
Denver Comic Con and Literary Conference 2012
Convention Website Address
http://www.denvercomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date
06/15/2012
End Date
06/17/2012
About This Convention
The Denver Comic Con and Literary Conference is an event celebrating the various aspects
of comic books and graphic novels. From the cerebral to the whimsical, DCCLC will cater
to all fans of the Comic Book medium.
But that’s not all we’ll have available for attendees! DCCLC will provide extensive
programming catering to fans of manga, horror, fantasy, science fiction and gaming!
Show off your best costume in our costume contest and be the envy of your friends!
There is something for every fan of pop culture at the Denver Comic Con and Literary Conference!In addition to all of this, you’ll be supporting Comic Book Classroom, a program dedicated
to fostering children’s literacy by using the one thing we all love: comic books!
Venue Name and Address
Colorado Convention Center
700 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
125
Projected Attendance
5000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Book Festival
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
Bob Layton, Jason Aaron, Rebekah Isaacs, Katie Cook, Zach Howard, Noah Van Sciver, Sean Gordon Murphy, 501st Legion, Rocky Mountain Fan Force

DCCLC flier

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