Con of Thrones Is Coming in 2017

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Press Release:

Con Of Thrones — The Game of Thrones / A Song of Ice and Fire fan convention is coming to Nashville, Tennessee on June 30 – July 2, 2017.

Join fellow fans for a weekend of in-depth discussion, and celebration of George R. R. Martin’s epic fantasy phenomenon.

Information about tickets, programming, guests, and hotel rooms will be available soon!

For further information and updates check out the website at: aconoficeandfire.com.

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TN – Devil’s Due Signing

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Josh Blaylock, K Lynn Smith, Sherard Jackson, and Hoyt Silva appear at Rick’s Comic City on Wednesday June 22nd from 4-7pm!

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Rick’s Comic City
2710 Old Lebanon Rd, Ste 3, Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-7890

Clarksville Comic, Anime and Toy Con (April 2016)

Convention Name
Clarksville Comic, Anime & Toy Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.comiccitytn.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/30/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/01/2016
About This Convention
CLARKSVILLE/FT CAMPBELL ANIME , COMIC, & TOY CON
APRIL 30 & MAY 1st, 2016
ALL MILITARY FREE WITH ID ON SUN …ALL FAMILY MEMBERS INCLUDED ! Police , Fire, and Rescue Personal FREE as well on Sunday with ID!
This show is created to give our Thanks to YOU , AND your Family , for your Service and Sacrifice for our Country!
Riverview Inn, 50 College St. , Clarksville , TN 37040 (931) 552-3331
SAT 10-5/ SUN 11-4.. FREE PARKING..ALL GUESTS SIGN FOR FREE! (Guests will sign any item brought to them for FREE…They will charge for the items at THEIR table..But the Autograph is FREE!
ADMISSION FOR NON MILITARY $10 A DAY, VIP PACKAGE 35.00 (Details Below)VIP PACKAGE THERE ARE ONLY 50 VIP’S AVAILABLE !!
The Package is 35.00 and Includes the following:
1. Guaranteed FREE Convention Nylon Totebag
2. Admission for BOTH Saturday and Sunday
3. Early Entrance BOTH days 30 Minutes before the rest of the Attendees (9:30 Sat, 10:30 Sun)
4. Goodie Bag at least 30.00 worth of Comics, Books, DVDs, CDs, Posters, Cards, etc.
5. 1/2 Price Passes to our Conventions in Nashville, Paducah, and Jackson (TN)
6. A SIGNED Comic Book . There will also be ONE signed comic book inside each package signed by , Mark Silvestri, Eric Powell, Mike Zeck, Joe Quesada, etc.
7.You will receive 10 “Raffle” Tickets for entry to the Sunday Win-An-Entire-Booth of Merchandise drawing (3000.00 worth of Merchandise) instead of ONE ticket that the regular admission gets you. (SEE DETAILS BELOW)
8.Free Passes to Atlanta Comic Convention
9. Free Black Widow Print made JUST for the show that you can have ALL the guests sign for FREE!
10. Gravity Falls or Family Guy Print to get signed by Roberto Rodriguez for FREE!
11.Spawn Comic to get signed by Mike Nicolosi for FREE!
12. Walking Dead Print to get signed by Santiago Cirillo for FREE!
…..ALL FOR JUST 35.00 ….You can Paypal the funds to wtillander@charter.net or send a check or MO to Wes Tillander, PO Box 1251 , Hogansville ,Ga 30230
You can also use your credit card …email me the number, expiration date , 3 digit number on the back of the card and your zip code..and we will process your order and email you your receipt…your charge will read “Wesley Tillander’s Books”… Anymore questions, let us know…Thanks Wes

GUESTS…
ARTISTS
Roberto Yun Rodriguez …Animator for Family Guy, Gravity Falls, Ultimate Spiderman, Archer, Cleveland Show, Venture Brothers, Scooby Doo Mysteries, More!

Jacob Roguemont Artist of Deadpool, Wolverine, Avengers , Iron Man, Thor , X-Men, Index to the Marvel Universe Series, More!

Sherard Jackson..Comic Artist of Voltron , Various Antarctic Press & Image Comic Titles and Animator on A Scanner Darkly , Unconditional, More!

ACTORS & MEDIA
Mike Nicolosi …Voice of Spawn’s arch enemy The Violator/The Clown, Things to do in Denver When you are Dead, More!

Santiago Cirrillo … The Walking Dead’s Julio

David Fultz..Credits include The Dark Knight, Santa Claus Vs The Zombies, RED, More! Plus He is a Musician and Hall of Fame Martial Artist

Bill Byrge…Ernest Saves Christmas, Ernest Scared Straight

James Neathery…Contestant on Game Show Network’s Steampunked, and Cosplay Expert

AUTHORS
D. Alan Lewis…2010 Claymore Award nominated writer of The Blood in the Garden Snowflake, and Steampunk Expert

Dr. Jeff Thompson…Horror Writer and Dark Shadows Expert

WIN-AN-ENTIRE-BOOTH PRIZE RAFFLE ! (3000.00 WORTH OF MERCHANDISE!)
Have you said “How can I spend just 10.00 and win 3000.00 worth of STUFF?” The answer to that question is…Come to the show!….We are creating an entire BOOTH of Merchandise (DVDs, CDs, Toys, Comics, Books, Posters, Prints, Statues, Cards, Gaming, T-Shirts, MORE! Entry to the Contest is FREE WITH PAID Admission!
ON SUNDAY each Attendee will get ONE Raffle Ticket when they pay for their admission…. This automatically enters you in the Contest..…After the winner on the Kid’s Costume Contest is announced, One of our celebrities will draw a ticket from the sealed box…We will call out your number , and , if your number matches up….you will win an entire BOOTH OF MERCHANDISE …..worth 3000.00!!!!! YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!! VIP Members will receive TEN Tickets to enter the Raffle!….BRING A TRUCK TO GET IT ALL HOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We really aren’t kidding…..

COSTUME CONTEST
EVERYONE WHO ENTERS THE COSTUME CONTEST WILL RECEIVE 50.00 WORTH OF MERCHANDISE ….. JUST FOR ENTERING!!!!
Saturday…No catagories…Come as your Favorite Comic Book, Anime/Manga, Movie /TV Character, Steampunk, etc. The OVERALL Winner will receive a 1000.00 PRIZE! ( 900.00 Marchandise Prize PLUS 100.00 in “Dealer’s Bucks “to spend on anything you want in the Dealers Room! PLUS..The 50.00 worth of Merchandise for entering the Contest!!!
Sunday…We are doing KIDS DAY …Children Costumers/Cosplayers (10 AND UNDER) . The Costume Contest will be held in the meeting area on Saturday beginning at 3:00 …Sunday’s KIDS COSTUME Contest will be at 3:00 PM! Winner will receive a 200.00 Prize Package! ALL KIDS ,who participate in the contest , will receive FREE GIFTS just for entering!

PANEL SCHEDULE (Subject to change)
SATURDAY
1:00 -2:00…Steampunk Panel
2:00 – 3:00…Cosplay 101
3:00 – 4:00 ..Costume Contest
5:00…David Fultz will give an Acting in film / Stunt Man Q&A Demonstration
SUNDAY
12:00 -1:00..Ghostbusters Panel
1:00-2:00 ..LARP (Live Action Role Playing ) Panel
2:00-3:00..Kids Costume Contest
3:00…WIN A 3000.00 BOOTH PRIZE DRAWING
DON’T MISS THIS!!

Venue Name and Address
Riverview Inn
50 College St
Clarksville, TN 37040
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
65
Projected Attendance
1,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Roberto Rodriguez, Mike Nicolosi, 20 Guests in All

Clarksville

Murfreesboro Anime and Comic Kon (MACK) (January 2016)

Convention Name
Murfreesboro Anime & Comic Kon (MACK)
Convention Website Address
http://www.comiccitytn.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/16/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/17/2016
About This Convention
The Murfreesboro Anime & Comic Kon is beginning it’s 5th Fan-Friendly Year!
Murfreesboro Anime & Comic Kon (MACK)
JANUARY 16 & 17 , 2016
Clarion Hotel , 227 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro , TN 37129 (615)896-2420 (exit ‪#‎78B‬ off I-24)
Saturday Hours 10:00 AM to 5:00PM
Sunday Hours 11:00AM to 4:00 PM
The Fifth year for the Show..This is THE Fan Friendly Show!! It will feature FREE PARKING ! A FREE NYLON TOTEBAG! FREE ENTRY for our Win-An-Entire-Booth Prize Raffle (with over 5000.00 in Merchandise) held Sunday ! (Details below) FREE GAMING ALL DAY…Board Games(Apples to Apples to Zathura) , Magic, Pokemon, More…(Tournaments to be Announced!) SUNDAY’S SUPER -FREEBIE TABLE (An Entire table FULL of FREEBIE GOODIES..Posters, Pins, Toys, Comic Books, Buttons, MORE! (while they last!) ….FREE PASSES to Atlanta Comic Convention ! ALL ATTENDEES THAT COME IN COSTUME GET A FREE GIFT at the door! ALL KIDS (10 and Under)that come in Costume (either day) will receive a FREE GIFT..JUST for coming ! and……as always…ALL OUR GUESTS WILL SIGN ANY ITEM BROUGHT TO THEM FOR FREE!!! {They WILL charge for THEIR items (photos, books, etc)} Check out the VIP Package poster at the top of the email…Only 75 of these will be made….ALL The Guests at the show will sign this poster FOR FREE!! There are Only 50 VIP memberships available..Don’t miss out..ALSO, JOIN OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AND “LIKE” IT to get the up-to-the minute updates about the show!
KIDS DAY SUNDAY! KIDS COSTUME CONTEST (See details under Costume Contest), ALL KIDS (10 and Under) FREE with a paid Adult.
ALL THIS FOR ONLY 10.00 Admission ! VIP PASSES ONLY 35.00 (LIMITED to 50 Memberships)Details see below..ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS (MTSU, etc.) with I.D. get in for 5.00 on Sunday ! ALL Military , Police and Firemen get in FREE on Sunday with I.D.!
THIS IS THE BEST DEAL IN FANDOM!!!!
Guests for the show (…Over 18 ..so far) include :
MEDIA
Louise Dorsey Voice of Jetta from Jem & the Holograms (Sat only 11-2)
Bill Bryge….Ernest Scared Stupid, Ernest Saves Christmas, Ernest Goes to Jail, Ernest Goes to School
John Pyka ..Magician, Author and Cosplay Expert
Haiden Hazard…Cosplay Star & Costuming Expert
SCOOBY DOO’S MYSTERY MACHINE will be there for FREE PICTURES!
ARTISTS
Nathan Massengill Artist of Deadpool, Batman, Buffy the Vampire Slayer , Wolverine, X-Men, Spiderman, and over 100 other titles!
Kevin Stokes Artist of the D&D book Pathfinder, Jimmy Olsen, Secret Origins
Billy Martinez Artist of Heavy Metal & Neko Press
Sam Payne Artist on Malibu’s Strangers & Pin-Up Artist
James Neathery Steampunk Artist from the Gameshow’s Network Steampunk’d

WRITERS
Robert Schwalb Writer of Star Wars Scum & Villainy Game, and over 200 D & D Adventures and Dungeons Themed Articles, Modules, & Magazines
D. Alan Lewis Steampunk Author of several books.
Dr. Jeff Thompson Expert on Dark Shadows TV series wrote definitive book on it..

WRESTLERS (Appearing Saturday ONLY)
Arrick Andrews
King Shane Williams
Le Kisha Oliver
Ali Shabazz
Nick Iggy
Hammer Jack

VIP PACKAGE THERE ARE ONLY 50 VIP’S AVAILABLE AND WE ONLY HAVE 33 LEFT!!
The Package is 35.00 and Includes the following:
1. Guaranteed FREE Convention Nylon Totebag
2. Admission for BOTH Saturday and Sunday
3. Early Entrance BOTH days 30 Minutes before the rest of the Attendees (9:30 Sat, 10:30 Sun)
4. Goodie Bag at least 50.00 worth of Comics, Books, DVDs, CDs, Posters, Cards, etc.
5. A CELEBRITY AUTOGRAPHED PHOTO a signed photo by a TV / Movie Star, Voice Actor, Star Wars ,Wrestler, etc. will be in each random package.
6. A SIGNED Comic Book . There will also be ONE signed comic book inside each package signed by , Mark Silvestri, Eric Powell, Mike Zeck, Joe Quesada, etc. Put in each random package.
7.You will receive 10 “Raffle” Tickets for entry to the Sunday Win-An-Entire-Booth of Merchandise drawing (5000.00 worth of Merchandise) instead of ONE ticket that the regular admission gets you.(SEE DETAILS BELOW)
8.Free Passes to Atlanta Comic Convention
9. Free Spider-Gwen Print made JUST for the show that you can have ALL the guests sign for FREE!
10. VIP ONLY PIZZA PARTY & MAGIC SHOW (SATURDAY NIGHT) After the show closes VIP members will get a Pizza Party (Pizza, snacks, soft drinks for FREE) AND a Magic Show while you dine!
…..ALL FOR JUST 35.00 ….You can Paypal the funds to wtillander@charter.net or send a check or MO to Wes Tillander, PO Box 1251 , Hogansville ,Ga 30230
You can also use your credit card …email me the number, expiration date , 3 digit number on the back of the card and your zip code..and we will process your order and email you your receipt…your charge will read “Wesley Tillander’s Books”… Anymore questions, let us know…Thanks Wes

COSTUME CONTEST
EVERYONE WHO ENTERS THE COSTUME CONTEST WILL RECEIVE 50.00 WORTH OF MERCHANDISE JUST FOR ENTERING!!!!
Saturday… We are having 3 Categories #1. Movie /TV #2. Anime and Manga Characters #3.Comic Book Characters…..Winners of each Category will receive a 200.00 in Merchandise Prize Box (DVDs, CDs, Comics, Posters, T-Shirts, Manga..More!) The OVERALL Winner will receive the 200.00 prize box for their Category PLUS 100.00 in “Dealer’s Bucks “to spend on anything you want in the Dealers Room! PLUS..The 50.00 worth of Merchandise for entering the Contest!!! For a Grand Total of 350.00 in PRIZES!
Sunday…We are doing KIDS DAY …Children Costumers/Cosplayers (10 AND UNDER) . The Costume Contest will be held in the meeting area on Saturday beginning at 3:00 …Sunday’s KIDS COSTUME Contest will be at 3:00 PM! Winner will receive a 200.00 Prize Package! ALL KIDS ,who participate in the contest , will receive 50.00 worth of FREE GIFTS just for entering!

WIN-AN-ENTIRE-BOOTH PRIZE RAFFLE ! (5000.00 WORTH OF MERCHANDISE!)
Did you ever want to win a TON of STUFF???? Have you ever said… “Man, I don’t have ENOUGH Cool stuff…I wish there was a way to get a LOT of stuff for only 5.00”….Well now is your chance for that dream to come true! We are creating an entire BOOTH of Merchandise (DVDs, Cds, Toys, Comics, Books, Posters, Prints, Statues, Cards, Gaming, T-Shirts, MORE! (Included in the prize is a 3 Day Pass for the 2016 Wizard World Atlanta worth 100.00)..Last year we did a 3000.00 prize giveaway BUT we have upped it this year to 5000.00 worth of merchandise!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ON SUNDAY EACH Attendee will get ONE Raffle Ticket when they pay for their admission…. This automatically enters you in the Contest..…After the winner on the Kid’s Costume Contest is announced, One of our celebrities will draw a ticket from the sealed box…We will call out your number , and , if your number matches up….you will win an entire BOOTH OF MERCHANDISE …..worth 5000.00!!!!! YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!! VIP Members will receive TEN Tickets to enter the Raffle!….BRING A TRUCK TO GET IT ALL HOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We really aren’t kidding…..

PANEL SCHEDULES (Subject to Change)
Saturday
11:00-12:00…Steampunk Today Forum
12:00-1:00… MTAC Anime Quiz
1:00-2:00.. Wrestling Q & A
2:00-3:00 ..Acting Workshop (Do’s and Don’ts about the acting Profession)
3:00-4:00..Cosplay 101 Q&A
4:00 -5:00..Costume Contest
5:00-7:00 ..VIP Pizza Party & Magic Show (VIP Members only)
Sunday
11:00 – 1:00.. Artist Billy Martinez Art Instruction & Demonstration Panel. He will be giving detailed tips about the Industry ( How to Draw and Paint , What Companies LOOK for in order to work professionally as an Artist, How to meet Deadlines, Etc.)PLUS He will be Painting a piece while he conducts the seminar.
1:00 -2:00…Cosplay for Kids 101..Tips from the Experts on the How-To’s of Costuming for Kids
2:00- 3:00..KIDS Costume Contest (see above for details)
AFTER the Costume Contest has completed on Sunday ..We will draw the Winner of the WIN-AN-ENTIRE-BOOTH (5000.00 in Merchandise) Prize Raffle Contest!

Venue Name and Address
Clarion Hotel (I-24 exit #78 B )
227 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 30230
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
75
Projected Attendance
1,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
21 Total Guests Nathan Massengill DEADPOOL & BATMAN Artist, Louise Doreasey Jem & the Holograms Jetta..19 More!

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TN – Pokémon Actor Signing

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Eric Stuart, voice actor extraordinaire known for his work in Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh, Slayers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and SO much more, signs for FREE at Starbase 1552 Comics on Saturday December 12, 2015 from noon till 3:00 PM.

Starbase 1552 Comics
2176 Hillsboro Road #120, Franklin, TN 37069
615-933-8843

 

TN – Pearls Get Sacrificed Signing

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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) appears in conversation with Jack McElroy, Editor of the Knoxville News Sentinel, on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM to present the latest collection PEARLS GET SACRIFICED!

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Knoxville News Sentinel
2332 News Sentinel Dr, Knoxville, TN 37921
(865) 523-3131

TN – Earthworm Jim Creator Signs

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Doug TenNapel, creator of Earthworm Jim, appears at Rick’s Comic City for a signing from 11:00 AM till 3:00 PM on Saturday April 4, 2015!

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Rick’s Comic City
2710 Old Lebanon Rd Suite 3, Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-7890

TN – Watchmen Colorist Signs

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Colorist John Higgins appears at Rick’s Comic City on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 11:00 AM till 3:00 PM. He has worked on Watchmen, The Killing Joke, Before Watchmen, Hellblazer, The Boys, War Stories, Jonah Hex, and Judge Dredd and is the creator of Razorjack just to name few projects. He will have prints and artwork for sale.

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Rick’s Comic City
2710 Old Lebanon Rd Suite 3, Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-7890

TN – Snuffy Smith Signings

Press Release:

snuffyBarney Google and Snuffy Smith cartoonist, John Rose, is a special guest at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee’s 25th Annual WILDERNESS WILDLIFE WEEK™.

Wilderness Wildlife Week is the ultimate Smoky Mountain experience! This series of free activities over eight days is designed to connect Pigeon Forge visitors with the great outdoors.

Throughout the week, visitors learn from experts who share their knowledge of the outdoors during more than dozens of seminars, lectures and hands-on workshops. Wilderness Wildlife Week offers activities for all ages and brings thousands of nature lovers to Pigeon Forge each year.

King Features cartoonist John Rose will be at this year’s event Saturday, January 24th through Monday, January 26th conducting a Snuffy Smith Cartooning Chalk Talk and a Children’s Cartooning Workshop. He will also be signing copies of his book, The Bodacious Best Of Snuffy Smith, all three days. His schedule is as follows:

Saturday, January 24, 2015

4:30 – 5:30 PM: A Bodacious Snuffy Smith Chalk Talk: John Rose, Barney Google and Snuffy Smith Cartoonist

LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge
2986 Teaster Lane Pigeon Forge, TN 37868

Book signing for The Bodacious Best Of Snuffy Smith all day in the vendor area.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

1:00-2:00 PM: Bodacious Cartooning for Kids Workshop: John Rose, Barney Google and Snuffy Smith cartoonist

LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge
2986 Teaster Lane Pigeon Forge, TN 37868
*Must pre-register at Information Desk, Limit 100. Remember to bring paper and pencils!

Book signing for The Bodacious Best Of Snuffy Smith all day in the vendor area.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Book signing for The Bodacious Best Of Snuffy Smith all day in the vendor area.

Memphis Comic Expo (June 2015)

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Convention Name
Memphis Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://http://www.memphiscomicexpo.com/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/06/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/07/2015
About This Convention
Memphis Comic Expo is the truest comic convention in the mid-south! Creators come first at this show because they are what is good about comics (don’t forget)! We have plenty of other stuff including a fantastic costume contest, media guests, a variety incredible dealers, but this show is all about comic book creators! Do yourself a favor and come check us out! This year we have: Ben Templesmith, Kyle Baker, Mike Norton, Cullen Bunn, Aaron Kuder, Joe Casey, Jason Shawn Alexander, Phil Ortiz, Brian Clevinger, Matthew Southworth, Erica Henderson, Ian Mcginty, Benito Cereno, Matt Wilson, Chris Haley, John Lucas, Jerry “The King” Lawler, Nicole Marie Jean, Colin K. Bass, Dean Zachary, Mitch Foust, Jon MastJ Woodard, Adam Shaw, Martheus Wade, Janet Wade, Larry Cathey, 501st Legion with more adding soon! Cash pizes for the costume contest (detaills soon)!
Venue Name and Address
Agricenter International
7777 Walnut Grove
Memphis, TN 38120
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
140
Projected Attendance
3000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

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