Convention Scene » Florida http://www.conventionscene.com Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:15:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.3 Copyright © Convention Scene 2011 brian@conventionscene.com (Convention Scene) brian@conventionscene.com (Convention Scene) http://www.conventionscene.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/powered_by_podpress.jpg Convention Scene http://www.conventionscene.com 144 144 Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Convention Scene Convention Scene brian@conventionscene.com no no Ultracon Of South Florida (July 2014) http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/18/ultracon-south-florida-july-2014/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/18/ultracon-south-florida-july-2014/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:22:17 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=57734 Event Details:
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
Map It
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.

Ultracon flyer
Ultracon

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FL – Free Comic Book Day 2014 http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/09/fl-free-comic-book-day-2014-3/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/09/fl-free-comic-book-day-2014-3/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:55:11 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=57490 hhfcbd

Comic book superstars including Paul Pelletier, Mike Perkins, Billy Tucci, Eric ‘EBAS’ Basaldua, Bart Sears, The Frazetta Girls, Jamie Jones, Scott Blair, Alexis Ziritt, Tony Kordos, Ozzy Fernandez, CAE Studios and many more of your favorite local artists appear at Heroes Haven on Saturday May 3rd for Free Comic Book Day!

RSVP on Facebook!

Heroes Haven
4339 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618
813-269-8859

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FL – Solar: Man of the Atom Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/08/fl-solar-man-atom-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/08/fl-solar-man-atom-signing/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:25:00 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=57472 hh-sma

Artists Jamie Jones and Morry Hollowell sign the Exclusive Variant Cover of Solar: Man of the Atom #1 at Heroes Haven on Saturday, April 19th from noon till 4:00 pm! THE FIRST 100 CUSTOMERS IN LINE GET A FREE HEROES’ HAVEN EXCLUSIVE COPY!

RSVP on Facebook!

Heroes Haven
4339 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618
813-269-8859

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FL – Star Mage Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/08/fl-star-mage-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/08/fl-star-mage-signing/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:47:21 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=57463 jcdlt

Author of the acclaimed novel Ancient Rising, JC De La Torre, comes to Heroes Haven on Saturday, April 19th from noon till 4:00 pm to debut the intergalactic epic, Star Mage!

RSVP on Facebook!

Heroes Haven
4339 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618
813-269-8859

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FL – Free Comic Book Day 2014 http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/07/fl-free-comic-book-day-2014-2/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/07/fl-free-comic-book-day-2014-2/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:52:09 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=57440 ysc-fcbd

Press Release:

Free Comic Book Day at Yancy Street just keeps growing each year! We have an amazing guest list for you this year! Some of our biggest sales of the year that you don’t want to miss! (To be announced soon!) And let’s not forget FREE comics!

Guests Include:
Andy Smith
Angel Medina
Ron Garney
Morry J. Hollowell
Wil Quintana
Sergio Cariello
Chuck Dixon
Meghan Hetrick
Tommy Castillo
Greg Land
Jim Fern
Pat Broderick
Fierce Comics
David Campiti
Jinky Coronado
Benny Powell

RSVP on Facebook!

Yancy Street Comics
9409 US 19 (inside Gulfview Square Mall), Port Richey, FL 34668
727-817-0888

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Tampa Bay Comic Con to Debut Cartoon Convention in 2014 http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/04/tampa-bay-comic-con-announces-cartoon-convention/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/04/tampa-bay-comic-con-announces-cartoon-convention/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:54:21 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=57397 Cartoon Convention

Press Release:

Tampa Bay Comic Con Announces Cartoon Convention

April 2nd, 2014 – The Tampa Bay Comic Con has announced a new spin-off event called the Cartoon Convention. The Cartoon Convention will spotlight American animation and live-action children’s programming. The creators and their works from studios such as Nickelodeon, Disney, Pixar, Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. and many others will be featured. The event will debut on November 8-9, 2014, at the Tampa Convention Center.

In attendance will be voice actors and animators from various animated features, as well as cast members from live-action children’s programming. Panels, Q&As and workshops will be featured at the event.

Single-day admission is $20 and a weekend pass is $30 for adults. Admission is FREE for children (12 and under).

Tampa Convention Center (west hall)
333 S Franklin St.
Tampa, FL 33602

www.cartoonconvention.com

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Hot Rod comes to May-Hem http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/01/hot-rod-come-may-hem/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/01/hot-rod-come-may-hem/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:44:06 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=57338 Roddy Piper May-Hem

“Rowdy” Roddy Piper has just been added to the already amazing guest list for Spooky Empire’s May-Hem! This will be the first ever convention appearance of Roddy Piper and John Carpenter in one place! Roddy is best known as the long time WWF/WCW wrestler, but also starred in many films and TV shows including John Carpenter’s “They Live”, The Outer Limits, Highlander and It’s Always Sunny in Philadephia.

Don’t miss this opportunity to see Piper and Carpenter together!!

Get your discount advanced tickets today !!

www.spookyempire.com

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FL – Free Comic Book Day 2014 http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/03/24/fl-free-comic-book-day-2014/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/03/24/fl-free-comic-book-day-2014/#comments Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:43:06 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=57141 FCBDTim Seeley, Derrick Fish, and Jon Pinto appear at Heroes Landing on Saturday May 3rd for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Press Release:

Join us for our favorite day of the year! We are in the planning stages of this annual event and will post updates as they happen.

Each person gets 3 FREE comic books from a large selection! We will have something for everyone whether they are starting on their first comic or more mature readers! If you come in a costume, you can select 5 comics! Full list of comics that will be available at www.freecomicbookday.com

Very excited to announce our guests:

Tim Seeley
TIM SEELEY is one of those “slash” people…a writer-slash-artist. He has drawn a number of different comic book series including G.I JOE, HALLOWEEN, WILDCATS and EX SANGUINE. His writing work includes NY TIMES bestselling HACK/SLASH, WITCHBLADE, BATMAN ETERNAL and the critically acclaimed REVIVAL. He resides in Chicago, Illinois with his wife Gina. He works at FOUR STAR STUDIOS where he is never far from his 80s action figure collection.

Derrick Fish – We are thrilled to welcome local artist Derrick Fish again for Free Comic Book Day. Derrick will be selling copies of his original comic -The Wellkeeper! He will also have original art and sketches for sale.

Jon Pinto – Jon is a local artist and will be selling his original pop culture pieces from Doctor Who, Star Trek, and more!

RSVP on Facebook!

Heroes Landing 
12348 Roper Blvd, Clermont, FL 34711

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Enter to WIN The FLORIDA SUPERCON “LIFETIME PASS” http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/03/20/enter-win-florida-supercon-lifetime-pass/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/03/20/enter-win-florida-supercon-lifetime-pass/#comments Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:06:16 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=57056 Florida SuperConEnter to WIN The FLORIDA SUPERCON “LIFETIME PASS” GIVEAWAY

 http://superconcontests.blogspot.com/ -

Win a Lifetime Pass to ALL Florida Supercon events, V.I.P. passes, and Weekend Passes!

GRAND PRIZE
* 1 LIFETIME PASS TO ALL FLORIDA SUPERCON EVENTS ($700 VALUE)
* 1 V.I.P. UPGRADE FOR FSC 2014 ($200 VALUE)
* 1 V.I.P. PASS FOR A FRIEND ($200 VALUE)
$1,100 VALUE

2ND PRIZE
* 2 V.I.P. TICKETS TO FLORIDA SUPERCON 2014
$400 VALUE

3RD PRIZE
* 2 FULL 4 DAY WEEKEND PASSES TO FLORIDA SUPERCON 2014
$160 VALUE

WINNERS WILL BE CHOSEN AT RANDOM ON APRIL 1, 2014 @ 9:00PM

NOTE: If you have already purchased tickets, and win the contest, you will receive a refund for the purchased tickets.

For more info on Florida SuperCon check out their website!

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Green Mustard Entertainment Giving Away a Yoshi Edition Nintendo 3DS XL at MegaCon 2014 http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/03/19/green-mustard-entertainment-giving-away-yoshi-edition-nintendo-3ds-xl-megacon-2014/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/03/19/green-mustard-entertainment-giving-away-yoshi-edition-nintendo-3ds-xl-megacon-2014/#comments Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:12:42 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=56969 Yoshi 3DS

Via Green Mustard Entertainment:

Megacon is THIS WEEKEND!

Green Mustard Entertainment will be set up at Booth #253 selling decals, glasses, t-shirts, and discount convention tickets… AND we’ll be giving away at Yoshi Edition Nintendo 3DS XL at our booth.

But wait… THERE’S MORE.

We’ll also be announcing our next Industry Guest AT Megacon! She’s the voice of one of anime’s best know characters and Florida Anime Experience 2014 will her FIRST Central Florida appearance!

So to recap: This Weekend at Megacon…

WIN A YOSHI EDITION NINTENDO 3DS XL

We’ll also be giving away t-shirts, passes to Florida Anime Experience, and more! Just stop by Booth #253 and pick up a Florida Anime Experience button. Each button is numbered and there are TWO of each button. To enter to win is simple: FIND THE MATCHING BUTTON! Find the person wearing the button that matches your number at the convention and bring him/her back to the booth with you and you will BOTH be entered to win the 3DS XL. Plus, we’ll give away prizes for each group that shows up…

  • The first five (5) matching couples will win FREE PASSES to Florida Anime Experience 2014. (10 passes total)
  • The next ten (10) matching couples will win T-SHIRTS from the booth. (20 shirts total)
  • The remaining matching couples will win DECALS. (We have plenty!)

FIND OUT THE NEXT FLORIDA ANIME EXPERIENCE VOICE GUEST

Stop by the booth, pick up a flyer! Find out about our other upcoming conventions… Florida Comics Experience and WasabiCon! PLUS learn who our newest guest is for this year.

BUY DISCOUNT TICKETS AND MERCHANDISE

We’ll have lots of cool swag for sale at our booth. Swing by and check out: All T-Shirts for $10 PinUpalooza Glasses $7 Decals $1 In addition, we’ll have a LIMITED number of discount Florida Anime Experience 2014 tickets for only $25. These will be for sale during MEGACON ONLY! Don’t miss your chance to get three days of anime convention goodness at our pre-reg price. This is limited to MegaCon attendees ONLY.

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