PA – La Borinqueña Signing

Press Release:

Join Amalgam Comics on Saturday, May 27th from 2:00 – 6:00 PM for a discussion & book signing with Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, creator of La Borinqueña! Books and other merchandise will be available for purchase.

Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez is the writer and creator of the critically acclaimed and best-selling graphic novel La Borinqueña which he self-published under his own studio, Somos Arte. Edgardo’s debut as a writer for Marvel has been received with critical acclaim similar to his initial work with Marvel as curator of two exhibitions Santerians: The Art of Joe Quesada and Marvelous Color. Via Somos Arte, he has a client roster that includes Marvel, Atlantic Records, Columbia University, and various Latino nonprofits like ASPIRA of New York, El Puente and the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute. Edgardo was the Artistic Director of Pa’lante Siempre Pa’lante, part of the acclaimed PBS POV Documentary Series which received the Silver Apple Award from the National Media Alliance. He is also co-founder of the graphic novel publishing company Darryl Makes Comics with his business partner, Darryl DMC McDaniels.

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Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.
2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Summer Fever Toy Show 2017 (July 2017)

Convention Name
Summer Fever Toy Show 2017
Convention Website Address
http://www.toyshows.org
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/23/2017
About This Convention
  On Sunday, July, 23, 2017. ToyShows.org returns to Pennsylvania with the Summer Fever Toy Show, Located at the Event Center by Cornerstone, in Eagle Fire Hall, 46 N. Sugan Road, New Hope, Pa. 18938
This is our second Summer Fever Toy Show, It will feature over 80 plus tables of collectible and antique toys. Vendors from up and down the east coast will be selling toys from all eras new and old. 10:00am to 4:00pm. Admission is $5.00, children under the age of 12 are free, $10.00 Early Buyers 9:00am Admission. free parking. Rain or shine events. ToyShows.org will return to the Nur Shrine Temple, in New Castle. Delaware on Sunday, August, 27th, 2017 for our first Delaware Punk Rock Flea Market. For map or information on attending or participating in this show. Please go to our web site: www.toyshows.org or Call: 856-302-3606
Venue Name and Address
Event Center by Cornerstone, in Eagle Fire Hall
46 N. Sugan Road,
New Hope, Pa 18938
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
400
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
  • Collectibles

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Sci-Fi Valley Con, Part 6 (June 2017)

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Convention Name
Sci-Fi Valley Con, Part 6
Convention Website Address
http://www.scifivalleycon.com/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/09/2017
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/11/2017
About This Convention
Sci-Fi Valley Con will be returning to Altoona, Pennsylvania on June 911, 2017 at the Blair County Convention Center for our 6th annual science fiction convention.

Over 6,000 fans traveled from around the Pennsylvania and the surrounding states to attend our even more successful 2016 show. Our convention center has 115,000 square feet of space with over 300+ exhibitors. In 2017, we will be focusing strongly on Workshops and Demos. We want our attendees to watch and interact with builders in our fun and educational Workshops. In addition, we have one of the largest retro video game console rooms with over 35 different home video game systems from their birth to now. We also have a costume contest, charity auction, charity quick sketches, guest panels, film festival, movie cars, guest appearances, and much more!

We are so proud to have such loyal, amazing followers that help make each show a huge success! The turnout and support from the fans was bigger and better than we even imagined possible.

Mission Statement:
Our mission at Sci-Fi Valley Con is to enhance the community by providing a high quality, family oriented convention showcasing the work of many talented individuals.
We strive to ensure that all our visitors have a first rate experience by submerging them in their passion for all things science fiction, fantasy, horror, and alternative history.
Our commitment to grow, develop and expand Sci-Fi Valley Con is of the utmost importance. Science fiction is the imagined future that has not yet been realized.

Venue Name and Address
Blair County Convention Center
One Convention Center Drive
Altoona, PA 16602
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
300
Projected Attendance
6,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Book Festival
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Bob Gunton, Dameon Clarke, David Eddings, Donald Fullilove, Harry Waters, Jeffrey Weissman, Martin Klebba, Nicholas Brendon, Tatyana Yassukovich

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PA – Godshaper #1 Signing

Jonas Goonface, local Pittsburgh artist of the Boom Studios title Godshaper ,signs at Phantom of the Attic Comics on Wednesday, May 17th at 4:00 PM.

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Phantom of the Attic Comics (Oakland)
411 S Craig Street Ste 2, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 621-1210

PA – FCBD: Amalgam Comics Signing

Joshua Toritto, Auriel Glanville, and William Jones appear at Amalgam Comics on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.
2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

PA – The Amory Wars Signing

Press Release:

Amalgam Comics is excited to welcome Coheed and Cambria lead singer & guitarist, not to mention comic book creator, Claudio Sanchez!

Join us on May 10th from 2:00 – 3:00 PM to meet Claudio in person and get your copy of The Amory Wars from BOOM! Studios signed!

Please Note:
-To ensure that everyone is able to meet Claudio and get their books signed, we will not be able to allow photos.
-There is a 2 item signing limit.

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Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.
2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

PA – Street Angel Signing

Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca appear at Phantom of the Attic Comics on Wednesday April 26th from 4:00 until 7:00 PM to sign STREET ANGEL: AFTER SCHOOL KUNG FU SPECIAL from Image Comics.

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Phantom of the Attic Comics
411 S Craig Street Ste 2, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 621-1210

PA – Batman & Bill Screening

Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce appear at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute to screen BATMAN AND BILL on Wednesday, May 3rd at 7:00 PM.

In their new documentary, Philadelphia-based filmmakers Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce (The Art of the Steal) show that Batman’s biggest secret is not his identity as they delve into the fight to win credit for the late Bill Finger, a comic book writer now acknowledged to have co-created the mythic character with Bob Kane.

Author Marc Tyler Nobleman, whose book “Bill The Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman” provided much of the research for the film, will join filmmakers Argott and Joyce for a Q&A following the screening.

Main Point Books will have copies of Nobleman’s book available for purchase and the author will appear for a signing before and after the screening.

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Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 527-9898

16th Annual East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention

Press Release:

Gather with friends old and new at the 16th Annual East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention! Bring your costume, your artwork, your story ideas, or your passion to the TECH Freire Charter School at 2221 N Broad St., Philadelphia, PA on May 20, 2017, 11 am to 7 pm, to get your yearly fix of positive vibes! Admission is FREE!

The East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention, originally slated to be called the Pan-African Comic Convention (PAC-Con) or First World Komix Con (1st World Con), is an annual gathering of comic book artists, writers, their fans and retailers who are interested in discussing, buying and selling comic books, sci-fi, action figures and related material by and / or about Black superheroes / super-powered characters / adventures. In addition, the Convention also features panel discussions, a costume contest, self-publishing and graphic arts workshops for aspiring creators, and film screenings of works of veterans and amateurs alike.

Tentative workshops: Writing, Drawing, and the Business of Comics. There will also be multiple panel discussions, a costume contest, and an all-day marketplace to buy and sell comic books and related items.

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For further information please go to the website: www.ecbacc.com

PA – Mother Russia Signing

Writer/artist Jeff McComsey (FUBAR, American Terror) appear at Barnes & Noble on Sunday April 9, 2017 at noon.

About Mother Russia:
Stalingrad, 1943. One baby. One rifle. Two million zombies. In the middle of a zombie apocalypse, a Soviet sniper risks her life to protect something she hasn’t seen in a long time: a perfectly healthy baby boy.

Barnes & Noble – Broadcasting Square Shopping Center
2751 Paper Mill Road Wyomissing, PA 19610
610-236-0100

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