Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner appear at Heroes Haven Comics on Saturday, October 4th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm to celebrate the release of Futures End: Harley Quinn #1! Get a glimpse into the future of what could be THE issue that changes Harley and The Joker relationship forever! – “Harley and The Joker make it legal at last! Follow the happy couple to their secret honeymoon spot, where it’s literally till death do they part!”
4339 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618
September 8, 2014 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
June 25-28, 2015 at The Miami Beach Convention Center
Jim Shooter – a true legend in the comic book industry – has been a writer, artist, editor, and publisher for nearly fifty years! He is the former Editor-in-Chief for Marvel Comics and Valiant Comics. His writing credits include The Avengers, Secret Wars, Secret Wars II, Action Comics, Adventure Comics, Legion of Super-Heroes, Superboy, Superman’s Pal: Jimmy Olsen, Daredevil, Ghost Rider, Star Brand, World’s Finest Comics, Harbinger, Magnus: Robot Fighter, Solar: Man of the Atom, and X-O Manowar. Jim Shooter has created or co-created dozens of characters, including Archer & Armstrong, The Beyonder, Chemical King, Controllers, Emerald Empress, The Fatal Five, Ferro Lad, Graviton, Henry Peter Gyrich, Jocasta, Karate Kid, Laurel Kent, Mordru, Nemesis Kid, Paladin, The Parasite, Persuader Princess Projectra, Rond Vidar, Shadow Lass, Star Brand, Sun-Eater, Symbiote, Tharok, U-Foes, Universo, Validus, and The Wanderers. He came up with the original story for The Transformers and helped oversee the launch of G.I. Joe in the 1980s, contributing many of the major ideas and themes for the story.
The Original Is Back. Fort Lauderdale’s own, Ultracon of South Florida At The Broward Convention Center.
December 13th & 14th 2014
ULTRACON OF SOUTH FLORIDA
Broward Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
PURCHASE OUR ONLINE ADVANCE TWO DAY PACKAGE FOR ONLY $30
10:00 AM Until 8:00 Pm Saturday. $20
10:00 Am Until 6:00 PM Sunday. $15
Adults at the Door $20, Sunday at the door $15, Kids Age of 10 and younger
Cosplay Contest for all ages.
Cosplay Contest, Saturday Grand Prize $300
Cosplay Contest, Sunday Grand Prize $300
We will also have the kids division group division & much more Prizes.
Cosplay, Anime Collectibles, Manga Toys, Comic Books, Sports Cards, Star
Wars and Transformers.
Visit Our ULTRACON of SOUTH FLORIDA Website for Guest and Vendor
Information & Also Ticket Sales Please Visit…
Join Our Like Page And Show Your Support.
Featuring a Magic the Gathering Tournament- December 13th & 14th 2014.
Group Panels, Card Gaming Tournaments & much
ULTRACON will feature a Comic Book Corner For Local Comic Book Dealers &
Artist Displaying & Selling Their Comic Books & Art Work….
PURCHASE THE ONLINE ADVANCE TWO DAY PACKAGE FOR ONLY $30
ULTRACON welcomes the following Celebrities and Artists & Cosplay Guests.
1) Marvel Artist : Larry Hama
Larry Hama is a writer/cartoonist/illustrator/
worked in comics, tv and film. He is best known as the writer of Marvel’s
“GI Joe” comics in the ‘eighties, and as the writer of Marvel’s
“Wolverine” in the ‘nineties. More recently he has scripted “Spooks,” and
“Barack the Barbarian” for Devil’s Due Comics, “GI Origins” and “GI Joe A
Real American Hero” for IDW as well as various animation and video game
projects. He was Artist in Residence at Asian/Pacific/American Arts
Institute at NYU in 2012. Most recently, he is the author of “The Death of
Captain America” a prose novel for Marvel (hardcover) that features
characters (Winter Soldier, Black Widow, Nick Fury) who are prominent in
the new Captain America movie.
In comics, he has written, edited or drawn for Avengers, Blaze, Nth Man,
The Nam, Conan, Batman, Wonder Woman, Bizarre Adventures, X-Men,
Spider-Man, Daredevil, and dozens more. His illustrations and cartoons
have appeared in National Lampoon, Esquire, New York and Rolling Stone. He
has appeared on Broadway in Stephen Sondheim’s “Pacific Overtures” and on
TV in MASH, SNL and “Another World.”
2)Ultracon gives a warm welcome to Marvel Comics Artist : Pat Broderick
comic book artist known for his work on the Micronauts. Broderick also
pencilled the four-part “Batman: Year Three” storyline, written by Marv
Wolfman, which detailed the first meeting of Batman and Tim Drake.
Comic Book Artist of such books as Captain Marvel, Micronauts, Dr. Doom
2099, Firestorm, Alpha Flight, Spectre, Creature Commandos , Weird War
Tales #93, The Fury of Firestorm in June 1982, Captain Atom, Green Lantern
volume 3 series, & much more.
3)Ultracon gives a warm welcome to Vampirela artist : Gonzalo Mayo
Comic Book Artist of such books as Vampirela from the 1970′s, Red Sonja,
El Cid, Nagizul, Dragonstar & much more.
4) Steve Cardenas The Red Power Ranger heads to Ultracon!
Steve Cardenas is a American martial artist and former actor, perhaps most
noted for playing Rocky DeSantosin the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV
Steve Cardenas has been in martial arts for 28 years. He earned 5th degree
black belt in tae kwon do and a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. His
character, Rocky, replaced Jason Lee Scott (played by Austin St. John) as
the Red Ranger in the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series, and he later
became the Blue Ranger for Power Rangers Zeo. He had no previous acting
experience and had to learn on the job.
5) Larry Mainland from the Walking dead coming to Ultracon!
Larry Mainland is best known as a featured zombie in “The Walking Dead”.
His image was the first to be released from the set before the show aired
and has been used extensively for advertising in more than 135 countries.
He has been on the cover of numerous magazines, such as “Entertainment
Weekly” in the US and “SFX”, the #1 Sci-Fi magazine in the United Kingdom,
twice and almost countless articles worldwide. He’s seen on t-shirts,
mugs, buttons and virtually anything you can put an image on, including
board games and even on “Xbox Live”.
His other Film and TV credits also include such notables as “Sick People”,
“Contagion”, “The Three Stooges”, “Level Up”, “Remnant” and “Home”…just to
name a few. In August, 2015 he will be appearing in the new movie
“Goosebumps”, so be sure to look out for that!
6) 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
7) UFC & MMA Fighter Mike “The Wolverine” Rio
South Florida UFC Fighter, Mike The Wolverine Rio will be signing
taking pictures with his fans at ULTRACON…
8) UFC Fighter 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!
9) Paranormal Crossroads Investigations.
Paranormal Crossroads Investigations is a very unique team of the most
diversified kind. Our team is comprised of many vocations including
healthcare professionals, law enforcement officers, moms, dads, business
owners, students as well as high school and college professors!
Spiritually, we are equally as eclectic! Our beliefs include Christianity,
Judaism, Wicca, Buddhism & Native American. We are also multi-lingual,
with team members who speak English, Spanish, Hebrew and Farsi!
So many have asked us what could bring such a group of us together; The
answer is simple. We have a shared passion to grow and assist our
communities and to educate and further the study of the paranormal
Each of our team members is closely connected. We consider ourselves one
We cover all of Florida from the Panhandle to Key West as well as the
Tri-State Kentucky area and Lima Peru!
PCI is diligently striving to find answers, explanations, and verification
of the paranormal. We want to continually provide comfort and support
through a structured approach to investigating claims of this phenomenon.
10) 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
Real Life Super Villain Tamberlane will be at Ultracon with his team doing
12) The Walking Dead Sketch Artist Steve Lydic
Steve Lydic will be at ULTRACON signing prints and “Talking Dead” with fans.
Ultracons Cosplay Guest & Host.
13) Ultracon cosplay host Green Betty cosplay & Jakejames will be leading
the way at the Ultracon cosplay contest.
14) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to: Callie Cosplay
Callie Cosplay is the stage name of Florida costumer Leah Burroughs.
Callie has been Cosplaying for about Two Years now and has gained a
plethora of craftsmanship skills in order to sustain and efficiently build
upon her superhero lifestyle.
Come Out & Visit Callie Cosplay !!
15) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest : Heather 1337.
Come Out & Visit Heather 1337 !!
16) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest: Cujo & T.C Dangerous &
Geekgirl 421 also will be judging our Ultracon contest.
Come Out & Visit Cujo & T.C Dangerous & Geekgirl 421 !!
17) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest :Technecally Toki &
Come Out & Visit Technecally Toki !!
18) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest : No Ordinary Balloon Man.
Come Out & Visit No Ordinary Ballon Man !!
19) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest: Harley’s Love Shack.
Come Out & Visit Harley’s Love Shack !!
20) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest: Danny Cosplay
Come Out & Visit Danny Cosplay !!
21) The Pow Wow Radio Show & PSN Radio
They will have a live broadcast Saturday & Sunday
with live interviews of our Guests, Vendors & 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.
Vendors Info visit Ultracon website at www.ultraconofsouthflorida.com
SHOCK POP COMICCON LAUNCHES IN FORT LAUDERDALE FEBRUARY 13-15, 2015
TICKETS AND VIP PACKAGES ON SALE NOW
Fort Lauderdale, FL (August 29, 2014)… Get ready! The 1st Annual Shock Pop Comiccon launches February 13-15, 2015 at the Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Shock Pop Comiccon is the newest pop culture experience celebrating your favorite movies, television shows, music, comics & animation, and toys & collectibles. The event will feature an interactive 100,000 square foot show of Celebrities, Comic Artists & Writers, Cosplay, Animation, Music, Anime, Art Exhibits, Vendors, Panels & Autograph sessions, The Karate Kid Reunion, The Stars of Star Trek Continues Web Series, Friday the 13th 35th Anniversary Reunion, Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge 30th Anniversary Reunion, Demons 30th Anniversary Reunion, Fire & Ice Reunion, Geek Film Fest, and an Independent Film Maker Contest.
Highlights include (as of August 29, 2014):
Celebrities & Special Guests – Movies/TV/Animation
John Waters – Performing “This Filthy World”
Robert Englund – Freddy in Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge
Steven Bauer – Ray Donovan, Scarface
David Anders – Once Upon A Time, Alias, I Zombies
Booboo Stewart – X-Men: Days of Future Past, Twilight Saga
Caity Lotz – Arrow, The Machine
Kristin Bauer – True Blood
Julie Benz – Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Dexter
Giancarlo Esposito – Gus Fring from Breaking Bad
Sylvester McCoy- Dr. Who, The Hobbitt
Ralph Macchio – Karate kid, The Outsiders, My Cousin Vinny
C. Thomas Howell – The Outsiders, The Amazing Spiderman, Southland
Danny Trejo – Machete, Machete Kills, Sons of Anarchy
Daniel Cudmore – Colossus in X Men, Voltuir Felix in Twilight Saga
J August Richards – Angel, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Michael Rosenbaum – Lex Luther in Smallville
Christopher Knight, Susan Olsen, Barry Williams – The Brady Bunch
Martin Kove – The Karate Kid, Rambo
Billy Zabka – The Karate Kid
Mark Ryan – Transformers voice of Lockdown
Jovanka Vuckovic – Clive Barker’s Jacqueline ESS, XX:The First All-Female Horror Anthology
Holly Frazetta – Frazetta Girls
Rytanya Alda – The Deer Hunter, Mommie Dearest
Man of Action – Founders Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle – Creators of Ben 10 and Big Hero 6, producers/writers of Marvel’s Avengers Assemble
H G Lewis – The Godfather of Gore -his films paved the way for modern horror and exploitation – Herschell Gordon Lewis’ BloodMania film debuting in 2015.
Ani-mia Leeanna Vamp Nicole Marie Jean
Veron The Ghouligans V is for Villians
219th Umbrella Brain Surgeons Star Wars – 501 Everglades Squad
1701st Fleet Buurenaar Verda Clan – Mandalorian Mercs (FL)
Comic Artists & Writers
Steve Niles – Author, Novelist, and Screenwriter – 30 Days of Night, Cal Mcdonald, Army of Darkness, Bad Planet
Mark Alan Miller – Seraphim Films – writes, produces, and directs original content alongside master of horror Clive Barker.
Jimmy Palmiotti – writer of comic books, tv, video games and film- Thrill Seeker and Painkiller Jane, All-Star Western, GI Combat, Ame-Comi Girls, video game Injustice: Gods Among U
Amanda Conner – illustrator – Power Girl
Whilce Portacio – writer and artist-The Punisher/X-Men/Iron Man, etc.
William Simpson – artist – Batman, Judge Dredd, Hellblazer, now storyboard artist for Game of Thrones
Ben Templesmith – author and artist – 30 Days of Night, Fell, and worked on Star Wars, Doctor Who, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer
Mike Deodato, Jr. – artist – Malibu’s Santa Claws, Innovation’s Beauty and the Beast, Wonder Woman, Avengers, Elektra, Spiderman
Bob Schreck - Legendary Comics- edited Holy Terror, The Tower Chronicles, and Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero/writing and editing for Marvel and DC Comics
Joe Kelly – Man of Action – I Kill Giants
Duncan Rouleau – Man of Action – The Great Unknown
Steven T. Seagle – Man of Action – it’s a bird…
Gerry Conway – illustrator – Fire and Ice, The Punisher
Cully Hamner – artist and writer-Green Lantern: Mosaic, Blue Beetle, Black Lightning: Year One, Detective Comics. graphic novel Red
Kyle Higgins – writer & film director-Batman franchise at DC comics, Deathstroke, Captain America
Paul Jenkins – writer – Hulk, Origin, Spiderman
Scott Kolins – illustrator – The Flash
Scott Lobdell – writer – Red Hood
Laura Martin – digital color artist-JLA/serenity
John Beatty –illustrator – DC Comics, Captain America, The Punisher
Our talented guests at Shock Pop Comiccon are the voices behind some of The Biggest Characters in DC Comics animation & video games!
Richard Epcar – voice actor – Joker in Justice League, Mortal Kombat Vs DCU
Michael Rosenbaum – voice actor – Flash in Justice League Unlimited
Kristin Bauer – voice actor – Mera in Justice League Unlimited
Giancarlo Esposito – voice actor – Ra’s Al Ghul in Son of Batman.
Steven E. Gordon – Character Designer of X-Men: Evolution, The Swan Princess and The Ultimate Avengers, and Animator, Director, Storyboard Artist and Illustrator
Todd Haberkorn – voice actor – Mr. Spock in Star Trek Continues Web Series, Sgt. Frog as Keroro, Suzuka as Yamato, Ghost Hunt as Naru, Sands of Destruction as Kyrie
Sean Hannon – voice actor – Fire and Ice, 3D character animation
Stephen Mendel – film and voice actor- Fire and Ice, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Terminal
Vic Mignogna – anime and video game voice actor – Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist, Executive Producer and Captain Kirk in Star Trek Continues Web Series
Hal Rayle – voice actor- Transformers, Swat Kids
Maggie Roswell – voice actor- The Simpsons, Fire & Ice
Ellyn Stern – voice actor – Masaki Kurosaki in the hit anime series Bleach
Joe Casey – Man of Action – Sex
Joe Kelly – Man of Action – I Kill Giants
Duncan Rouleau – Man of Action – The Great Unknown
Steven T. Seagle – Man of Action – it’s a bird
Eerie Von – famed musician from Danzig The Misfits
Samhain V is for Villians
Vic Mignogna and Todd Haberkorn – Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock on the Star Trek Continues Web Series.
Richard Epcar -
Ellyn Stern –
Art of Akira Exhibit
Shock Pop Comiccon Presents GeekFest Film Fest
Features, shorts, web series, trailers, fan films, parody music videos and more! 17 Selections are screening at Shock Pop Comiccon and include: Good Game Directed by Mary Ratliff, Posthuman Project Directed by Kyle Roberts, Valiant Directed by Robin G. Phillips and Star Wars: The Holo Experience Directed by Miguel Angel Sánchez and Cogolludo Santiago Hernández.
“The Outlaws of the Underground” – Indy Film Fest
Highlighting independent film makers who create “underground” horror and grindhouse style films. Featuring: Adam Ahlbrandt, Brian Williams, actress Ellie Church, and James Bickert – curator for the Drive in Invasion
Director’s Cut -Albert Pyun’s Captain America and Directors Cut – Albert Pyun’s Cyborg.
“Friday the 13th Shock Night” – February 13
- A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge – 30th Anniversary Reunion
Jack Sholder, Director; David Chaskin, screenwriter; and cast: Robert Englund – Freddy, Mark Patton – Jesse Walsh; Kim Myers – Lisa Webber, and Robert Rusler – Ron Grady
- Friday the 13th , the original – 35th Anniversary Reunion
Sean S. Cunningham, Creator and Director, and cast: Ari Lehman – the original Jason Vorhees who will perform with his band First Jason, Adrienne King as Alice, Ron Millkie-Officer Dorf, Harry Manfredini – music score composer, Tom Savini – special effects and makeup legend – creator of original makeup for “Jason”
- Demons – 30th Anniversary Reunion
Lamberto Bava, Director; and cast: Bobby Rhodes, Claudio Simonetti, Geretta Geretta, Sergio Stivaletti
- Zach Galligan – Gremlins, Scott Tepperman – Ghost Hunters International, Crimson Mask Studios and Nightmare Gloves, The Ghouligans, Ken Kirzinger –Jason in Freddy vs. Jason, Patty Mullen – Frankenhooker, Thommy Hutson – wrote and produced documentary – “His Name was Jason – 30 years of Friday the 13th”, H G Lewis – The Godfather of Gore -his films paved the way for modern horror & exploitation – Herschell Gordon Lewis’ BloodMania film debuting in 2015.
Fire and Ice – Saturday, February 14
Special Skype appearance by Ralph Bakshi, Director; Gerry Conway, Writer; Sean Hannon; The Frazetta Girls representing the work of Frank Frazetta (deceased) co-creator of Fire and Ice.
Artist Alley & Exhibitors
Nightmare Gloves, WerePups, Carnevil zombie make unders, Crimson Mask Studios, Joe the Peacock –largest collection of original art from the Akira animated film, Brian Steward, Gary Niles Pop Art, Krave Art, Last Gasp, Frazetta Girls, 219th Brain Surgeons, Mostly Harmless Pictures, Weekend T.A.R.D.I.S, Adam Ahlbrandt, Big World Pictures, Buurenaar Verda Clan – Mandalorian Mercs(FL), Glasshouse Graphics, Ani-Mia, Eerie Von, Leeanna Vamp, Nicole Marie Jean, Ralph Bakshi Studios. As of 8/29/14.
For exhibitor information, please contact Marc Ferman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets are on sale now. VIP Packages coming soon. Special room rates are available at these fine hotels: Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach-bahiamarhotel.com, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina Hotel – fortlauderdalemarinahtel.com, Renaissance Fort Lauderdale – Marriott.com. Ask for Shock Pop Comiccon and rates apply through December 10, 2014, or while supplies last. Connect with us: shockpopcc.com, @shockpopcc, instagram.com/shockpopcc# and facebook.com/shockpopcc
Shock Pop Comiccon LLC is an organization dedicated to providing a unique and thrilling experience for all fans of pop culture, especially comic books and animation. The show will feature exhibitors, a huge artist alley, intriguing programming, special guests and tons of cosplay. www.shockpopcc.com.
Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is excited to announce that comics’ legend George Pérez will be embarking on his first nationwide signing tour to promote his new original series, George Pérez’s Sirens. Pérez will be visiting six different comic shops and three conventions in seven states across the country to meet fans and sign copies of his first original comic book series in over a decade. Appearing alongside the luminary creator at several of the events will be the real-life friends and fans who inspired the Sirens themselves.
As an intergalactic force enslaves planets across the galaxy, the legendary team known only as the Sirens must reunite to save the galaxy—but is that even possible when the Sirens themselves don’t even remember who they are? And the rest of the universe only remembers them as…villains? A six-issue bi-monthly miniseries featuring your new favorite comic book team, written and drawn by the master himself, George Pérez (Wonder Woman, JLA Vs. Avengers) begins his greatest story yet.
“This is gonna be so much fun,” said BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “George has never gone on a signing tour before, so this a really unique opportunity for his fan base. Spanning the course of two full weeks, George will be visiting numerous comic shops and conventions, meeting fans from all over the country, and introducing them to his newest work, Sirens. A huge thanks goes out to all the retailers and convention organizers that made this possible. And of course, the biggest thanks of all goes out to George for agreeing to pack up and travel all over the U.S.!”
George Pérez will appear at the following locations and dates:
September 5-7, Baltimore Comic-Con, Baltimore, Md.
September 17, 6-8pm, Collector’s Paradise, Winnetka, Calif.
September 18, 6-8pm, Keith’s Comics, Dallas, Texas
September 19-21, Cincinnati Comic Expo, Cincinnati, Ohio
September 22, 6-8pm, Larry’s Comics, Lowell, Mass.
September 25, 11am-1pm, Third Eye Comics, Annapolis, Md.
September 27-28, Pittsburgh Comicon, Pittsburgh, Pa.
September 30, 5-7pm, Tate’s Comics, Lauderhill, Fla.
October 1, 4-6pm, Coliseum of Comics, Sanford, Fla.
George Perez’s Sirens #1 comes out in comic shops on September 17.
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 comprised of four distinct imprints. The original Studios imprint is home to Mike Carey’s Suicide Risk; James Tynion IV’s The Woods; Mark Waid’s Irredeemable; Sons of Anarchy; and Big Trouble in Little China. Steven Grant’s graphic novel 2 Guns was 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, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, and Steven Universe; Mike Kunkel’s Herobear and the Kid; and Natasha Allegri’s Bee and PuppyCat. BOOM!’s experimental imprint BOOM! Box publishes The Midas Flesh and Lumberjanes. 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, and Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand. 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. In August 2014, BOOM! Studios began a similar first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox TV to develop properties for the small screen.
Meet Jonathan Maberry and Tony Vargas in person on Saturday, September 13th at noon at Yancy Street Comics for the official release party for IDW’s Rot & Ruin #1! Come and get your copy signed!
Jonathan Maberry is a multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, and has written a Marvel Zombies installment, a Punisher Max story, DoomWar, as well as Marvel Universe vs The Avengers!
Tony Vargas has a dark and gritty, but clean style that will compliment this series!
What makes this in-store signing even cooler? How about “Rot & Ruin” ALREADY being made into a full length motion picture? You can get on the ground floor of this amazing story NOW! What? You want more? How about a ZOMBIE TRIVIA CONTEST? What could you win? How about a walk on appearance in a future ROT & RUIN NOVEL? Yeah….Even the dead themselves will be here for this one!
Yancy Street Comics
9409 US 19 (inside Gulfview Square Mall), Port Richey, FL 34668
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All Information, including hotel deals, on the weekend can be found at
August 15, 2014 by Joe Fauvel
Filed under Animation, Anime, Collectibles, Comic Books, Convention News, Cosplay, Florida, Gaming, Horror, Manga, Movies, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Television, Video Games, Webcomics
TARA REID will make her very first Spooky Empire appearance this October in Orlando, FL!
TARA REID’s resume of films includes American Pie, Urban Legend, A Return to Salems Lot, The Crow: Wicked Prayer, The Big Lebowski and of course her most popular appearance of late the Sharknado films, Part 1 and 2 and rumored Sharknado 3!
TARA is ready to party with all of you at Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend,
October 24-26, 2014 at the DoubleTree @ Universal Studios.
Get your advance tickets today, VIP Packages will be selling out quickly!
Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti appear at the Dunedin Museum to give a family friendly talk on their work in the comics industry from 1:00 – 2:00 PM on Saturday August 16, 2014!
349 Main Street, Dunedin, FL 34697-2393
Phone: (727) 736-1176
Brandon McKinney, artist of the new comedy comic book series from Darby Pop Publishing and IDW Publishing called DOBERMAN, appears at Heroes Haven on Saturday July 19th from noon till 4:00 pm.
4339 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618