MystiCon (February 2016)

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Convention Name
MystiCon 2016
Convention Website Address
http://mysticon-va.com/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/26/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/28/2016
About This Convention
MystiCon returns to the Holiday Inn Tanglewood in Roanoke, VA February 26-28, 2016 as the battle for the Iron Throne heats up! GEORGE R.R. MARTIN, author of the “A Song of Ice and Fire” books that serve as the basis for the HBO series “Game of Thrones”, is MystiCon 2016’s Convention Guest of Honor! MystiCon 2016 will also feature Chesley Award winning artist and fantasy book illustrator J.P. TARGETE, Gypsy Knight Gaming owner JOHN WATTS, Metropolis Records recording artists BELLA MORTE, Starfleet Admiral and author LINDA SHUPING SMITH, and our cosmically comical Master of Ceremonies RICH SIGFRIT! Media personalities, writers, author signings and discussions, an independent film festival, vendors, a masquerade contest, cosplay, LARPing, gaming, children’s programming, fan groups, and a scholarship auction are just a few of the many delights to be found at MystiCon 2016! Plus, there will be a Rocky Horror Picture Show shadowcast performance! Adult pre-registration admission rates are $40. Special discounts for fan groups, children, adult students and military personnel with a valid ID. Info on hotel room availability and rates can be found on the MystiCon website. Beat the winter blahs and join the fun at MystiCon 2016! Follow us on Facebook & Twitter!
Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn Tanglewood
4468 Starkey Road
Roanoke, Virginia 24018
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
44
Projected Attendance
1,500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Collectibles
Guests
Guests of Honor are George R.R. Martin, J.P. Targete, John Watts, Bella Morte, Linda Shuping Smith, Rich Sigfrit

MystiCon 2016 Guest of Honor Flyer

VA/MD – Zodiac Starforce Signings

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Press Release:

Big Planet Comics is proud to welcome our hometown heroes, Kevin Panetta and Paulina Ganucheau, for two signings for their new Dark Horse Comics series, Zodiac Starforce! They will appear at the Vienna store on Saturday August  29th from 1:00-4:00 PM and at the College Park store from 4:00-6:00 PM!

We will have an EXCLUSIVE Big Planet Comics variant of issue #1 for sale, as well as a limited edition print of the cover!
Zodiac Starforce is an elite group of teenage girls with magical powers have sworn to protect our planet against dark creatures… as long as they can get out of class!

These high-school girls aren’t just combating math tests. They’re also battling monsters! But when an evil force infects leader Emma, she must work with her team to save herself—and the world—from the evil Diana and her mean-girl minions!
You can see a preview of Zodiac Starforce for free at Dark Horse’s website

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Big Planet Comics
426 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, VA 22180
703-242-9412

 

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Big Planet Comics
7315 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740
301-699-0498

VA Comicon (August 2015)

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Convention Name
VA Comicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.vacomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/29/2015
About This Convention
Join us at our new home, the Richmond Raceway complex!
Venue Name and Address
The Richmond Raceway
600 E. Laburnum Ave.
Richmond, VA 23230
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles
Guests
The Fillbach Brothers, Matt Slay, Himkar Tak, Brian Shearer

VA Comicon flyer

VA – Pisces Signing

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Writer Kurtis J. Wiebe (Rat Queens, Peter Panzerfaust) and colorist Tamra Bonvillian (Wayward, Fantastic Four) appear The Comic Shop on Saturday, June 13, 2015 to sign PISCES!

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The Comic Shop
11956L Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax, VA 22033
(703) 273-4695

VA – The President’s Shadow Signing

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Barnes & Noble welcomes bestselling author Brad Meltzer to our store for a discussion and book signing. Mr. Meltzer will sign copies of his newest book The President’s Shadow on Thursday June 18, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

Barnes & Noble – Tysons Corner Mall
Tysons Corner Center, 7851 L. Tysons Corner Center, McLean, VA 22102
703-506-2937

Roanoke Valley Comicon (October 2015)

Roanoke Valley Comicon

Convention Name
Roanoke Valley Comicon
Convention Website Address
https://www.roanokevalleycomicon.com/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/10/2015
Venue Name and Address
Tanglewood Mall
4420-A Electric Rd
Roanoke, VA 24018
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
78
Projected Attendance
1500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

VA – Scott McCloud Speaks

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Scott McCloud, the cartoonist of The Sculptor and comics theoretician behind the groundbreaking Understanding Comics, will present on the language of comic arts at the Grace Street Theater on Monday, April 6th at 7:00 pm. There will also be a live Q and A moderated by comics historian Christopher Irving (Leaping Tall Buildings: The Origins of American Comics) afterwards.

This event is sponsored by VCU School of the Arts, VCU Libraries, the Department of Kinetic Imaging, and the Department of Communication Arts.

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The Grace Street Theater
934 W Grace St, Richmond, VA 23284
(804) 828-2020

VA – Slate & Ashe Signing

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Ethan Murphy and Susan L. Holland, local creators of Slate & Ashe, appear at Telegraph Gallery for a signing on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm!

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Telegraph Gallery
110 4th St NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 244-3210

Tidewater Comicon (May 2015)

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Convention Name
Tidewater Comicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.tidewatercomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/16/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/17/2015
About This Convention
The 2nd Annual Tidewater Comicon May 16-17th in Virginia Beach, VA. Special Media Guests: Sam Witwer, Sam Huntington, Meaghan Rath, Kelly Hu, Chloe Dykstra, and more. Special Guest Comic Book Creators: Ron Marz, Chad Hardin, Kevin Maguire, and more. Game Room, Arcade Alley, Panels, Workshops, Trivia, Costume Contest. 12 and under FREE.
Venue Name and Address
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
180
Projected Attendance
10000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
Guests
Sam Witwer, Sam Huntington, Meaghan Rath, Kelly Hu, Chloe Dykstra, Ron Marz, Chad Hardin, Kevin Maguire, and more.

Tidewater Comicon Flyer

VA Comicon (February 2015)

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Convention Name
VA Comicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.vacomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/07/2015
About This Convention
Moving to a new 1-day show location in 2015, the Richmond Raceway Complex!
Featuring over 100 artist tables! Vintage comics, Toys, Collectibles and more! FREE PARKING!
Venue Name and Address
Richmond Raceway Complex
600 E. Laburnum Ave
Richmond, Virginia 23222
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
148
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Dan Parent, Matt Slay, Dan Nokes, Chris Otto

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