Nashville Newest Tour Stop for Wizard World Comic Con

February 23, 2010 by  
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GAREB SHAMUS, WIZARD ENTERTAINMENT CEO, ACQUIRES NASHVILLE’S COMIC & HORROR FESTIVAL

Nashville is newest tour stop of Wizard World Comic Con

New York, NY (February 22, 2010) – CEO of New York based Wizard Entertainment, Gareb Shamus, announces his latest convention acquisition. Nashville’s Comic & Horror Festival is now Nashville Comic Con Wizard World Convention.

“The fans in Tennessee have supported and have grown this show into what it is today,” said Shamus.¬† “We will continue to bring our fans more of what they love about comics and pop-culture.”

The 10 year old Comic & Horror Festival was previously managed by Marc Ballard, owner of ComicCityTN. Ballard will act as an advisor and consultant to maintain the local feel of the show.

“It’s an honor that Wizard took note of this show. The new Nashville Comic Con will broaden the fan base and bring an exciting presence to comic conventions in Tennessee,” said Ballard.

New dates, venues and ticket on-sales will be announced soon.

For information on all Wizard World Comic Con Tour stops visit www.wizardworld.com.

About Gareb Shamus:
Gareb Shamus founded Wizard Entertainment in 1991. Today, Wizard Entertainment publishes consumer magazines Wizard, ToyFare, FunFare, and numerous books about pop-culture’s top talent, comic books and toys. Gareb also produces a North American Comic Con tour.

Wizard World Comic Con Tour:

March 26-28, 2010, Toronto Comic Con, Direct Energy Centre

April 16-18, 2010, Anaheim Comic Con, Anaheim Convention Center

June 11-13, 2010, Philadelphia Comic Con, Pennsylvania Convention Center

August 19-22, 2010, Chicago Comic Con, Donald E. Stephens (Rosemont) Convention Center

October 1-3, 2010, New England Comic Con, John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center

October 7-10, 2010, Big Apple Comic Con, Pier 94

October 15-17, 2010, New Jersey Comic Con, New Jersey Convention and Expo Center

November 12-14, 2010, Austin Comic Con, Austin Convention Center

Atlanta Comic Con, TBD

Cincinnati Comic Con, TBD

Cleveland Comic Con, TBD

Nashville Comic Con, TBD

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Steve Scott Joining The Grand AdventureCon

October 20, 2009 by  
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Steve Scott Joins the Adventure in Pigeon Forge!
Tennessee–Artist Steve Scott, know for his recent work on Marvel’s X-Men characters, and freshly back from a gala presentation with Michael Golden and Russ Heath in Gijon, Spain, is now packing up his gear to join the Adventure at the first annual “The Grand AdventureCon” in Pigeon Forge!

Live from the Grand Resort Hotel and Convention Center, October 24th and 25th, Steve will be on hand to sketch and sign for both days of the show. And will also be bringing some surprises to the table in honor of Adventurecon’s blood drive and charity events! Details to be revealed soon!

Steve is a perfect choice to be involved in the “magic” (that’s a hint)! Steve’s work has spanned art for the hit TV show Smallville to his first sequential print illustrations at Malibu comics, and his wildly popular stint on Razor for London Night, as well as New Warriors, Hourman, and JLA for Marvel and DC Comics.

Balancing two careers for a time, after 16 years of service as a firefighter, Steve decided to pursue his love of sequential art full-time after Hurricane Katrina, and recently relocated to the renowned community of artist in Atlanta, Georgia. There, encouraged to pick up the pencil full time by his contemporaries, Steve’s work began to appear in the pages of DC Comics Shadowpact, the Creeper, Batman Legends of the Dark Knight, and Checkmate. (He got a particularly special kick out of bringing to life some of DC Comics strangest characters like Detective Chimp, Rex the Wonder Dog, Rag Man, The Phantom Stranger, Creeper and many others.)

Recent and current projects include working with industry legends Louise Simonson and Chris Claremont on the titles Magik and Exiles, Fantastic Four, Avengers, and the Hulk. “Indiana Jones: Tomb of the Gods, with inker Nathan Massengill, Marvel Adventures Hulk, and X-Men Forever with Claremont.

Other talent joining Steve at AdventureCon in Pigeon Forge include: Joe Staton,Tom Nguyen, Tom Feister, Scott Blair, Richard Green, Kevin Leen, Brett Pinson, along with media personalities Daeg Faerch, William Forsythe, John Schneider, Jason Mewes, Derek Mears, Doug Jones, Micky Dolenz, and many more.

For more information visit: www.adventurecon.com

For more information on Steve Scott, his work and commissions, contact: evaink@aol.com

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Nashville Comic and Horror Festival This Weekend

October 14, 2009 by  
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Press Release:

Oct 17-18
The Nashville Comic and Horror Festival

Tn state fairgrounds
Oct 17-18
Admission only $10  Рsave $2 with 3 canned good donation to the rescue mission

Over 70 guests:
Brian O’Halloran (Clerks and Clerks2)
Glenn Shadix (The voice of the mayor in Nightmare Before Christmas)
Dick Warlock (Mike Myers in Halloween 2)
Dawn of the Dead Zombie Reunion
Chris Claremont, Gary Friedrich, Jay Leisten  РComic Book Superstars
and lots more
VIP still open and the next 30 VIPs receive a free Zombieland hat and full size poster
Email about VIP
See all this on the website:
www.comiccitytn.com

Disclosure: The Nashville Comic and Horror Festival is a current advertiser with Convention Scene.

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615-377-9979

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