Tekken 7 Tournament 2016 Part of the Wizard World Comic Cons and Gaming Tour

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Press Release:

BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INC. OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES THE TEKKEN 7: THE KING OF THE IRON FIST TOURNAMENT 2016 FOR NORTH AMERICA

SANTA CLARA, Calif., (May 19, 2016) – Leading video game developer and publisher, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., today announced the TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North America , scheduled to hit major North American cities throughout the rest of the year in anticipation of the home console release of TEKKEN 7 .

The TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North America aims to bring together the top TEKKEN players from around the country for the largest ever TEKKEN tournament in North America for a knockdown, drag-out competition through 18 different cities across the United States and Canada for bragging rights and cash prizes. The nationwide tournament series is the only place in North America for fans to get their hands on the arcade version of TEKKEN 7.

“The TEKKEN series is a cornerstone of the fighting game community and continues to evolve and advance the genre forward with each installment,” said Katsuhiro Harada, Director of TEKKEN Project at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. “I’m excited to see what the North American TEKKEN community is made of as they compete over the next seven months in the TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 in North America.”

“The TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North America series of events expands upon our tournament footprint that was set in motion earlier this year through our partnership with Wizard World Comic Cons and Gaming Tour,” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “The added reach of the TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North America events will ensure that TEKKEN fans across the country will have an opportunity to experience the next chapter of the storied TEKKEN videogame franchise and compete for cash and glory.”

The TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North America began on February 19, 2016 at Wizard World in Portland, OR and will continue through November 6, 2016 at the Wizard World Comic Con and Gaming Tour in Pittsburg, PA.  Tournaments will be held at Wizard World Comic Con and Gaming Tour sites and key fighting game circuit cities. Each tournament event will feature a prize pool of $3,000 with a final prize pool of $20,000 at the TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North America finals. For full tournament rules and regulations please visit

https://www.bandainamcoent.com/news/tekken-tour-na .

TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North America schedule and locations:

 

Date Location Event
February 19-21 Portland, OR Wizard World
March 18-20 Atlanta, GA Final Round
April 1-3 St. Louis, MO Wizard World
April 29-May 1 Des Moines, WA NorthWest Majors
May 6-8 Minneapolis, MN Wizard World
May 27-29 Chicago, IL Combo Breaker
June 2-5 Philadelphia, PA Wizard World
June 17-19 Sacramento, CA Wizard World
July 29-31 Columbus, OH Wizard World
August 18-21 Chicago, IL Wizard World
August 19-21 Philadelphia, PA Summer Jam X
September 9-11 Richmond, VA Wizard World
September 23-25 Austin, TX Wizard World
October 14-16 Southern California SoCal Regionals
October 28-30 Toronto, Canada Canada Cup
November 4-6 Pittsburgh, PA Wizard World

 

Date Location Event
TBA TBA TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016
North America Final

 

About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises including PAC-MAN ®, GALAGA ®,TEKKEN ®, SOULCALIBUR ®, and ACE COMBAT ®. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL Z ®, and ONE PIECE ®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.com orwww.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS .

About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)

Wizard World, Inc. ( www.wizardworld.com ) produces comic cons, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched Wizard World Store ( www.shopwizardworld.com ), CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™ ( www.comicconbox.com), a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.

Wizard World 2016 schedule available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html .

All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

Press Release © 2016 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

TX – Civil War II #1 Signing

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Writer Brian Michael Bendis (Civil War II, Ultimate Spider-Man, Powers, Alias) appears at Dragon’s Lair on Friday June 10th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Signatures are free and he is willing to sign anything, but please limit the number of items you bring (guests with multiple items may be asked to wait for the line to go down). Copies of Civil War II, his most recent project, will be available for purchase as well! The line will start at 4:00 PM that afternoon!

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Dragon’s Lair Austin
2438 West Anderson Lane, Suite B-1, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 454-2399

Comic Book Collectorfest and Icons of Wrestling (August 2016)

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Convention Name
Comic Book Collectorfest & Icons of wrestling
Convention Website Address
http://www.thecollectorfest.com/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/06/2016
Venue Name and Address
Pasadena convention center
7902 Fairmont parkway
Pasadena, TX 77507
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
1,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
Guests
TBA

Awesome Collectibles Show (Dallas, TX) (May 2016)

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Convention Name
Awesome Collectibles Show – Dallas
Convention Website Address
http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/29/2016
About This Convention
This is a combination collectibles show featuring Comic Books, Sports Cards, Records, and Toys.

Memorial Weekend Special :
FREE ADMISSION for Active Duty Military,National Guard,Reserves and Veterans with Military ID or VA card.

Dallas,Texas
Awesome Collectibles Show
Sunday May 29,2016

Wyndham Dallas Suites – Park Central
7800 Alpha Road
Dallas,Texas 75240
(from IH -635 exit Coit road and go north to Alpha road)

Buy – Sell – Trade with collectors and dealers of these vintage to modern collectibles:

Comic Books – Sports Cards – Records -Toys

Hours:11am – 4pm Admission:$3.00
(kids 12 and under free with paying adult)
Early Buyer Hour Admission:$5.00 (10am -11am only)
Only the first 100 collectors will be admitted during the Early Buyer Hour !

Win a $25.00 shopping spree ! Drawings at 10:30am,1:30pm and 3:30pm

Thinking about selling your collection of collectibles?

Dealer Tables: (30 – 6ft. available)
Pre pay with paypal : $35.00 each per table
DEADLINE FOR PAYMENT IS 3:00PM THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE SHOW
$10.00 LATE FEE ADDED TO TABLES SOLD AFTER DEADLINE (IF AVAILABLE)

Call or e – mail today for availability !
For more info contact:
Awesome Collector Shows
Po Box 1796
Houston,Texas 77251
(832) 805 – 4175
e-mail: info@awesomecollectorshows.com
website:http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com/
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Venue Name and Address
Wyndham Dallas Suites -Park Central
7800 Alpha Road
Dallas, TEXAS 75240
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
30
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Sports

Awesome Comic Book Collector Show (Houston, TX) (May 2016)

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Convention Name
Awesome Conmic Book Collector Show – Houston,Texas
Convention Website Address
http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/14/2016
About This Convention
Houston,Texas
“Awesome Comic Book Collector Show
Saturday May 14,2016Holiday Inn – Southwest 59@Beltway 8
11160 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77031
(near the intersection of SW Hwy 59 and Beltway 8)

Buy – Sell – Trade for your favorite vintage to modern comic books and related collectibles.

Meet local small press comics (SPX) artists,writers,and publishers

Hours:10am – 4pm Admission:$5.00
(Kids 12 and under free with paying adult)

Bring your old comic books to the show. Dealers will be buying !

Win a $25 shopping spree!
4 chances to win!
Drawings at 12:30am,1:30pm,2:30pm and 3:30pm

Dealer Tables: (30 – 6ft. available)
Pre pay with paypal : $50.00 each per table
DEADLINE FOR PAYMENT IS 3:00PM THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE SHOW
$10.00 LATE FEE ADDED TO TABLES SOLD AFTER 3:00PM DEADLINE (IF AVAILABLE)
Call or e – mail today for availability !

For more info contact:
Awesome Collector Shows
Po Box 1796
Houston,Texas 77251
(832)805 – 4175
e-mail: info@awesomecollectorshows.com
website:http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com/
like us on facebook / awesome comic book collector show

Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn – Southwest 59 @Beltway 8
11160 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TEXAS 77031
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
30
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles

TX – Punisher #1 Signing

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Writer Becky Cloonan (Gotham Academy, Killjoys, Southern Cross) appears at Austin Books & Comics on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM to sign PUNISHER #1!

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Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
(512) 454-4197

Dallas Comic Show Returns Aug. 6-7

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Press Release:

The DALLAS COMIC SHOW returns to the Richardson Civic Center on August 6-7, 2016. We continue bringing the DFW area an affordable and family-friendly event featuring comic book creators, celebrity guests, anime, cosplayers and more. John Romita Jr. (ALL-STAR BATMAN) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca in the STAR WARS films) kick off the guest list with many more to come. Information will be updated on www.dallascomicshow.com as details are confirmed.

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Inaugural Dallas Comic Show Debuts April 23-24

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Press Release:

Dallas Comic Show is meant to be a nice throwback to the good old days of pop culture conventions, with affordable admission prices, a nice mix of guests from both the comic book and media realm, and carefully curated vendors offering high quality and licensed product.  There’s a strict “no fan art” policy for all artist alley tables, bringing back the purity of creator-owned product and original content for customers to check out.

Comic book guests include Bernie Wrightson (Swamp Thing), Brian Stelfreeze (Black Panther), Tony Harris (Star Wars: C-3PO), Brandon Peterson (Uncanny Inhumans), Cully Hamner (Red), Tony Bedard (Supergirl), Mark Verheiden (Netflix’s Daredevil writer/producer), Mark A. Nelson (Aliens), Michael Lark (Lazarus), James O’Barr (The Crow), Joe Eisma (Morning Glories) and more.

Media guests include Sam Jones (Flash Gordon), Jamie Kennedy (Scream 1-3), Sean Patrick Flanery (Boondock Saints), Billy West (Futurama and Ren & Stimpy), Samantha Newark (Jem), Judith Hoag (TMNT’s April O’Neil), Taimak (The Last Dragon) and Dragon Ball Z voices Chris Rager and Josh Martin.

Special events include:
  • World premiere signing of Dark Horse’s ALIENS 30th Anniversary hardcover with writer Mark Verheiden and artist Mark A. Nelson.
  • Brian Stelfreeze and Tony Harris make their first signing appearances since the release of Marvel’s super hot Black Panther #1 and Star Wars: C-3PO.
  • Special film screenings with guest Q&As on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night at the Alamo Drafthouse in Richardson, TX.

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This is a fun family event for all ages, Q&A panels all weekend, and costume contest Saturday night.  All the info can be found at www.dallascomicshow.com

TX – Captain Underpants Signing

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Dav Pilkey appears on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM to discuss and sign his novels for kids, including his CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS series. As a special treat, attendees can have a photo op with Captain Underpants!

Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Dav Pilkey for book personalization, please purchase a CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS book from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event.

Time permitting, Mr. Pilkey will sign up to 3 additional copies of his books per customer. He will not personalize books, but will draw a picture in one book per customer.

About the Author:
DAV PILKEY is the creator of many acclaimed children’s books, including Dogzilla, Kat Kong, god bless the gargoyles, and the bestselling Captain Underpants and Ricky Ricotta series. His picture book The Paperboy received a Caldecott Honor. He lives in the Pacific Northwest. Visit him at www.pilkey.com.

Outreach Center of West Houston
725 Bateswood, Houston, TX 77079

TX – The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye Signing

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Cartoonist Sonny Liew (Malinky Robot, Doctor Fate) appears at McDermott Library on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM to speak about his new graphic novel “The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye”. There will copies available to purchase and Sonny will be available for signings after the presentation.

Free tickets available at the link.

University of Texas at Dallas – McDermott Library
800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080

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