MO – Total Destruction Tour

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Nerdcore rapper Mega Ran brings his Total Destruction Tour to Star Clipper on Wednesday, March 5.

Emcee Random began his transformation into his alter-ego Mega Ran, an ode to the classic video game character Mega Man, after creating a tribute album and receiving an unprecedented level of support and blessing from video game company Capcom to continue. Ran was reborn and became a trailblazer in the budding “nerdcore” and chiptune subgenres, while coining his own term to describe his sound as “Chip-Hop.”

Mega Ran will be accompanied by tourmates; Brental Floss and Danimal Cannon. Local rapper Dr. Dan The Pancake Man will return to Star Clipper to open the show and make pop culture inspired pancakes for the crowd.

Line up -

Dr. Dan The Pancake Man – 6:45 to 7:15 pm
Danimal Cannon – 7:20 to 7:50 pm
Brental Floss – 7:55 to 8:25 pm
Mega Ran – 8:30 to 9:30 pm

Don’t miss Mega Ran’s St. Louis show.

Suggested Donation: $5.00

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Star Clipper Comics
6392 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 725-9110

Sylvester McCoy Appears at Planet Comicon 2014

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Planet Comicon welcomes actor Sylvester McCoy to their 2014 convention for all three days!

From Doctor Who and The Hobbit, Sylvester McCoy combines fan appeal across a wide spectrum. Perhaps best known as the seventh Doctor, McCoy appeared on Doctor Who from 1987 through 1989 and then returned to the role for the 1996 Doctor Who TV movie. He’s now featured prominently as Radagast the Brown in Peter Jackson’s film adaptations of the The Hobbit. McCoy has appeared in numerous film, television, and stage roles. This is Sylvester McCoy’s first Planet Comicon appearance.

Planet Comicon is Kansas City’s largest comic book and pop culture convention. Now in its thirteenth year! The convention will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center on March 14-16th. Please visit their website for the full guestlist, ticket information, and more!

Hero Initiative Announces 20 Convention Stops in 2014

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Press Release:

Hero Initiative Announces 2014 Convention Schedule—20 dates in all!

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 22, 2014) Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that raises money for comic veterans in medical and financial need, will be attending 20 comic conventions in 2014!

Yes! The Hero crew will be busy bees this year bringing you special guests, parties, and much more from San Diego to Calgary to New York City! We may be attending a convention near you, so make sure you stop by and help us help others who have paved the way for many others and have brought us years of joy! JUST DO IT!

Schedule is as follows:

March 7-9
Wizard World Sacramento
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-sacramento.html

March 14-16
Planet Comicon, Kansas City, MO
http://planetcomicon.wordpress.com/

March 21-23
Orlando MegaCon With special guest Herb Trimpe appearing EXCLUSIVELY at the Hero booth, #733
http://www.MegaConvention.com/

March 28-30
Emerald City Seattle
http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com/

April 4-6
Wizard World St. Louis
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-stlouis.html

April 18-20
Awesome Con Washington DC
http://awesomecondc.com/

April 25-27
Reed Chicago C2E2
http://www.c2e2.com/

April 24-27
Calgary Comic Expo
http://calgaryexpo.com/

May 2-4
Wizard World Minneapolis
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-minneapolis.html

May 17-18
Big Wow San Jose
http://www.bigwowcomicfest.com/

May 31-June 1
Long Beach Comic Expo
http://longbeachcomiccon.com/

June 5-8
Phoenix Comic Con
http://www.phoenixcomicon.com/

June 20-22
Charlotte HeroesCon
http://www.heroesonline.com/heroescon/

July 23-27
San Diego With Hero Board of Directors member Dennis O’Neil in attendance!
http://comic-con.org/cci

August 21-24
Wizard World Chicago
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-ch.html

September 5-7
Baltimore Comic Con
http://baltimorecomiccon.com/

September 27-28
Long Beach Comic Con
http://longbeachcomiccon.com/

October 2-4
Wizard World Austin
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-tx.html

October 9-12
Reed New York Comic Con
http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/

October 31-November 2
Wizard World Ohio
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-ohio.html

About The Hero Initiative

The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. Hero creates a financial safety net for yesterday’s creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. It’s a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment.

Since its inception, The Hero Initiative has had the good fortune to grant over $500,000 to the comic book veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visit www.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.

For more information, please visit us at www.heroinitiative.org.

MO – Ant Colony Signing

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Cartoonist Michael DeForge signs at Star Clipper Comics on Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm!

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Star Clipper Comics
6392 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 725-9110

William Shatner & Cast of Star Trek TNG Appear at Planet Comicon 2014

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Press Release:

Planet Comicon is thrilled to announce a special Sunday-only appearance of William Shatner. He will be available on a limited schedule for photos and autographs on March 16, 2014 only.

Mr. Shatner became an entertainment legend as Star Trek’s Captain James T. Kirk, leading the U.S.S. Enterprise through its original television run and seven blockbuster films. The winner of two Emmy awards, he has starred on series including Boston Legal, Rescue 911, and TJ Hooker.

He has also written dozens of fiction and non-fiction books including ten Star Trek novels, his own TekWar series, and memoirs including Star Trek Memories, Up Till Now: The Autobiography, and Shatner Rules. He has appeared documentaries related to Star Trek, including How William Shatner Changed the World and The Captains.

Find out more about William Shatner on his official website and follow him on Twitter as @WilliamShatner.

A RARE REUNION EVENT:

Meet the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation on stage together… moderated by living legend William Shatner!

Join us for a Star Trek: The Next Generation cast reunion plus special guest moderator, William Shatner. Six ST:TNG cast members will join the Mr. Shatner on stage Sunday, March 16, starting at 4:30 p.m. at Planet Comicon in the Kansas City Convention Center.

LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, and Brent Spiner will appear for an insightful 90-minute conversation led by master of ceremonies William Shatner. The actors will explore the essence of what made this amazing cast one of the most loved in the history of television and film.

Prepare to laugh the evening away, as these cast members have remained best friends and love to make fun as they reveal memorable stories about themselves and each other. Mr. Shatner — along with the audience — will pose no-holds-barred questions during a casual 90-minute event. It may be explosive, it may be tearful, but it will unquestionably be lots of laughs.

This event will require separate tickets, and many admission levels will include special bonus perks. More information about ticket packages will be announced shortly. Tickets for the Planet Comicon Trek-tacular will be available online beginning January 22nd. Seating is limited, so be prepared to purchase your tickets early. See you there!

MO – Regular Show Signing

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Writer & illustrator Madeline Rupert signs at Star Clipper on Saturday, December 21 from 1 to 4 pm. Her new series, REGULAR SHOW – SKIPS, follows the adventures of Cartoon Network’s favorite Yeti. Plus, a signed copy of issue #1 makes the perfect last minute holiday gift for the comic lover in your family!

No one is more mysterious in the crazy world of REGULAR SHOW than Skips, the park’s enigmatic yeti groundskeeper who always seems to know what’s going on. Finally, we get to see the world from his point of view.

You know that REGULAR SHOW is anything but ordinary…and newcomer Mad Rupert has crafted a comic that is extraordinary.Pops decides to take the team on a mini-vacation for all the good work they’ve done. Little does Skips know, this vacation is not going to be a restful one…

Don’t miss the last artist signing at Star Clipper in 2013!

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Star Clipper Comics
6392 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 725-9110

MO – Middle of Nowhere Tour

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Nerdcore rapper Adam WarRock brings his comic shop tour to Star Clipper on Saturday, December 7 at 6:30 pm with special guest Tribe One!

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Star Clipper Comics
6392 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 725-9110

MO – The Sixth Gun Signing

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Writer Cullen Bunn and artist Brian Hurtt sign at Star Clipper on Saturday, November 30, 2013 from noon until 3:00pm!

Press Release:

Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt’s horror western series from Oni Press, The Sixth Gun, is getting a prestigious hardcover release! Come by from 12pm-3pm on Saturday, November 30th, and meet the creators and get your books signed. In addition, during the signing, we are offering purchases of Sixth Gun Hardcover Volume 1 at a 30% discount!

This over-sized collection not only features the first eleven issues of this amazing series but includes a prose story by Cullen Bunn, sketches, a look at the process of creating the comic, and more!

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Star Clipper Comics
6392 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 725-9110

MO – Unity Signings

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Matt Kindt appears at The Fantasy Shop in St. Charles on Wednesday November 13th from 5pm – 8pm (RSVP on Facebook) and in South County on Wednesday November 27, 2013 from 5pm – 8pm (RSVP on Facebook)!! The writer of Valiant’s Unity and writer artist of Mind MGMT, Red Handed: The Fine Art of Strange Crimes, and so much more will be on hand to sign books!

St. Charles: 2426 West Clay St. Charles, MO 63301

South County: 10560 Baptist Church Rd St Louis, MO 63128

MO – Blobby Boys Signing

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Cartoonist Alex Schubert signs at Star Clipper Comics on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm!

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Star Clipper Comics
6392 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 725-9110

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