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September 28, 2016 by  
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VA – King Baby Signing

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Author and cartoonist extraordinaire Kate Beaton is coming to Hooray for Books on Monday, September 26th at 6:00 PM!

If you are a fan of webcomics, then you might already love Beaton’s Hark! A Vagrant series. If you frequent our Wednesday Story Times, then you definitely know how much we love her first picture book, The Princess and the Pony. Now, come out to Hooray for Books! as Beaton presents her second and newest picture book, King Baby, available on September 13th. Just as hilarious as all of Beaton’s work, King Baby is sure to be a story time favorite that will resonate with everyone who has ever been a parent, aunt or uncle, sibling, or even just seen a baby in action.

Pre-order your copy at Hooray for Books! by dropping by or calling 703-548-4092 during regular business hours. You must purchase at least one Scholastic title from Hooray for Books! in order to join the signing line.

Hooray for Books!
1555 King Street, Ste. 101, Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 548-4092

VA – Betty & Veronica #1 Signing

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Artist Pop Mhan (Masters of the Universe, Adventures of Supergirl, SpyBoy) will be in-store to sign the Exclusive Comics & Gaming Variant Cover for Betty & Veronica #1 on Wednesday July 20, 2016 from 3:00 till 7:00 PM!

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Comics & Gaming
10385 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22033
(703) 865-8110

Roanoke Valley Comicon (April 2017)

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Convention Name
Roanoke Valley Comicon
Convention Website Address
https://www.roanokevalleycomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/08/2017
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/09/2017
About This Convention
Details at website
Venue Name and Address
4420-A Electric Rd
Roanoke, VA 24018
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
3,500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles

VA – Super Human Resources Signing

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Ken Marcus appears at Big Planet Comics on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from noon till 2:00 PM to sign Super Human Resources from Action Lab!

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

VA – Super Human Resources Signing

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Ken Marcus appears at Telegraph Art & Comics on Friday, July 15, 2016 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM to sign Super Human Resources from Action Lab!

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Telegraph Art & Comics
110 4th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 244-3210

Austin St. John Headlines VA Comicon’s Summer Show

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Press Release:

Don’t miss VA Comicon’s legendary SUMMER show happening at the Richmond Raceway! It will be our largest one-day show EVER, in the 36,000 sq. ft. Old Dominion Building on Saturday June 25, 2016! Meet Austin St. John, the Original Red Power Ranger!

Please note: This will be an XXL show, running until 6:00 PM so EVERYONE will have time to make it to this EPIC event. And remember, PARKING is always FREE!

Vendor space is SOLD OUT. Here is the list of over 100+ Artists, Creators and Exhibitors coming to the June 25 show:

A Steampunked Life
All-American Comics!
Alyssa Moore
Andrew Stronge
ANGELA MCKENDRICK
aois21 Publishing
Apocalypse Comics
Aurora (VA)
Austin St. John!
Bartez Comics
Beloved Doll Designs
Ben Taylor
Beware of Ninja
Blue Marble Comics & Games
Brian Lacy Art
Brianne Sew Crafty
C&S Comics & Collectibles
Cassie Jones!
Charlene’s Closet
Chris L. Burke
Chris Otto
City Earth Comics
Clockwork Cat Design Studios
Collector’s Anime LLC
ComiXed!
Connor Comics
Corey Taylor
Cristina Buentello
Cuddle Up For a Cause
Custom Christmas
Damsels in Defense
Dan Nokes
Dave’s Comics
David Vollbach Comics
Discord!
Ducky’s Comics
Eclipse Pop
Elise’s Pieces
Elven Inspirations
Enigma Escape Rooms
Etched In Time
Evil Cake Comics
FanData Comics!
Fox Richmond!
Frank’s Cool Stuff
Gary Cohn
Ghostbusters, Virginia!
Gold & Silver Age!
Golden Fleece Press
GSBComics
HF Productions / Kumajin
icollectables
Indulge Images, LLC
Infinity Art
J & K’s Pixel Art
James Szewczyk
Jason Hamlin
Jimmy Devin Boyd
Kellogg Klays
L Jamal Walton
Mark Overby
MATT SLAY
Michael Ford
Midnight Horizon Comics
Miniature Inspirations
Mosaic/Dell
Nicholas Ryan Turner
Nico Hart Art
Oakwood Comics
Painted Visions Comics!
Pathway Productions
Phantom Wolf Apparel
PULP!
RanelynnGraphics
RAW JAW BONE GRAPHICS
Retro Daddio
Retro Steam Studios
Richmond Comix, Inc
Rick Fortenberry!
Ripping it Down!
Roye Productions
Sakura Sisters
Sam Ellis!
Samantha Brodek
Silver Dragon Studio
Simply Fabulous Finds
Southern Maryland Comic-Con!
Sparkside Toys
Spritelings
The 501st!
The Cooking Dojo
The Game Patrol
Thomas Creager
Tidewater Comicon
Tim Shinn
USAGIS
VISIONARY COMICS
Weddington Arts
White Tiger Filmz
Wonder Woobies
Zeno’s Comics

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Get tickets and further information at www.vacomicon.com

VA – Nobody Likes a Goblin Signing

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Cartoonist Ben Hatke, creator of Zita the Spacegirl, appears at Fountain Bookstore on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. to sign his latest children’s book NOBODY LIKES A GOBLIN!

Ben Hatke is the author of the beloved Zita the Spacegirl, its sequel, the New York Times-bestselling Legends of Zita the Spacegirl, and the upcoming Return of Zita the Spacegirl. He has published comic stories in the Flight series as well as Flight Explorer. In addition to writing and drawing comics, he also paints in the naturalist tradition and, occasionally, performs one-man fire shows. Hatke lives and works in the Shenandoah Valley with his wife and their boisterous pack of daughters. Julia’s House for Lost Creatures is his first picture book.

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Fountain Bookstore, Inc.
1312 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 788-1594

VA – Captive of Friendly Cove Signing

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Press Release:

Big Planet Comics is excited to welcome Rebecca Goldfield, Michael Short, and Matt Dembicki, the creators of Captive of Friendly Cove, on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at noon.

From the creators of the award-winning “Trickster” and “District Comics,” comes another graphic novel about adventure and tribal life. Based on John Jewitt’s journals, Captive of Friendly Cove tells the story of Jewitt after his ship is burned and his shipmates killed. Jewitt lived as a captive of the Mowachaht Indians for three years on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Readers can follow Jewitt’s adventures in this graphic novel as he plies his skills as a blacksmith, saves the life of his only remaining crew member, and comes up with a strategy to free them both.

All three creators are local and awesome! Come out and meet them and pick up a copy of this great comic.

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

Wizard World and Crypt TV Launch Eight-City Horror Series in 2016

Press Release:

Wizard World and Crypt TV Launch Eight-City Horror Series

Hair-Raising Video Series Debuts Exclusively at Wizard World Philadelphia June 2 – 6

Crypt TVLOS ANGELES–Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD), producer of the largest comic and pop culture convention events, and Crypt TV, the digital brand behind the most terrifying content on the web, have announced a new eight-city video showcase series that will treat Wizard World Comic Con attendees to some of the scariest video content available today.

Crypt TV, co-founded by famed horror director Eli Roth, will curate the exclusive showcase for select Wizard World Comic Con dates. The series will debut in Philadelphia on June 2nd-6th, followed by showcases at Wizard World events in Sacramento, Columbus, Chicago, Richmond, Austin, Tulsa and Pittsburgh (dates below).

“Our partnership with Crypt TV allows Wizard World to continue its commitment to creating and presenting new streams of content,” said John Maatta, President and CEO of Wizard World. “Philadelphia fans will be on the edge of their seats as they access some of the most unique and frightful programming ever at the convention.”

Crypt TV, which has over one million fans and averages over 15 million video views a month, prides itself on bringing new scary stories from talented filmmakers into the world. Crypt TV is fundamentally changing the way fans consume and celebrate genre content — in short form, on mobile, every day.

“We are so excited to partner with Wizard World and showcase Crypt TV’s content to their loyal fans” said Eli Roth, actor, director and co-founder of Crypt TV. “Wizard World is a perfect avenue to showcase our original characters and horror series, and we’re going to curate something really special for the fans.”

“There’s a lot of crossover between Wizard World fans and Crypt TV fans and I’m excited to bring our short scares to the big screen” said Jack Davis, CEO and co-founder of Crypt TV. “Wizard World has been great in helping make sure we make this a unique experience: our booth is going to have more than just exclusive content, we will have giveaways from HANNIBAL and more, available only at Wizard World.”

Crypt TV Screening Events will be held at the following Wizard World Comic Cons:

Philadelphia, PA June 2 – 6
Sacramento, CA June 17 – 19
Columbus, OH July 29 – 31
Chicago, IL Aug 18 – 21
Richmond, VA Sept 9 – 11
Austin, TX Sept 22 – 25
Tulsa, OK Oct 21 – 23
Pittsburgh, PA Nov 5 – 6

About Crypt TV

Crypt TV (http://CryptTV.com/) is a digital genre brand co-founded by Jack Davis and horror icon Eli Roth. Inspired by its motto #WeirdIsGood, Crypt creates and distributes dark, edgy and scary video content on Facebook and across its family of publisher sites. One year after launch, with 1.2 million direct social followers, and a syndication network of over 4 million unique monthly visitors on the sites in its network, Crypt TV has become the fastest growing leader in digital scares. In addition to working with the best up-and-coming filmmakers across the world, Crypt TV makes engaging original video content directly for the Top Hollywood Studios, including Universal, Fox, and Warner Brothers and has a strategic partnership with Blumhouse Productions. Crypt TV is uniting fans and creating a movement that is redefining what the future of genre content means to millennials.

About Wizard World (OTCBB:WIZD)

Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces comic cons 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.

The Wizard World 2016 schedule is available at: http://wizardworld.com/searchby/city/.

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