VA Comicon Returns This Weekend

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VA Comicon returns to the Richmond Raceway this weekend on November 21-22!

Featured guests include:

BOB GALE, Creator of Back to the Future!
BROOKE ALLEN, Artist of Lumberjanes!
MARINA SIRTIS, Deanna Troi on Star Trek: TNG!
WALTER JONES, Original Black Power Ranger!
TRINA NISHIMURA: Voice of Mikasa: Attack on Titan!
COLEMAN ENGLE: Artist of Steven Universe!
ALEX SAVIUK: Artist of the Spider-Man Sunday Strip!
CBCS GRADING: Professional Comic Book Grading!

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Get tickets and further information at www.vacomicon.com

VA Comicon (November 2015)

Convention Name
VA Comicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.vacomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/21/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/22/2015
About This Convention
Join Bob Gale, the creator of the Back to the Future franchise, in Richmond, VA for the BIG 2-Day VA Comicon, spread out over almost 100,000 square feet! Featuring Marina Sirtis (Star Trek the Next Generation), Walter Jones, and others. Exclusives include 2 Back to the Future comics, and the Official Overstreet Guide To Cosplay. Exhibitors include the CBCS grading Company, among others.
Venue Name and Address
Richmond Raceway Complex
600 E
Richmond, Virginia 23230
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
200
Projected Attendance
5,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Bob Gale, Marina Sirtis, Walter Jones, Dan Fogel, CBCS Grading Company

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VA – Atomic Robo & The Ring of Fire #2 Signing

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Writer Brian Clevinger and artist Scott Wegener appear at Velocity Comics on Friday, October 9th, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM to sign ATOMIC ROBO and THE RING OF FIRE #2.

Velocity Comics
904 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220-3809
(804) 303-1783

VA – Out of Step Arts Signing

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Artists Toby Cypress (The Omega Men), Alexis Ziritt (Space Riders) and Chris Visions (Dead Letters) appear at Telegraph Art & Comics on Thursday, September 17th at 4:00pm for their last stop of the Out of Step Arts Roadshow before the Small Press Expo!

Come meet with some great young comic artists without having to fight the crowd at SPX. Refreshments will be served.

For more information on Out of Step Arts or their artists, please visit outofsteparts.com

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

Tidewater Comicon 2016 Announces 1st Guests

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Tidewater Comicon has announced their first guests for the 2016 convention on May 21st-22nd: Chris Claremont (Writer of Uncanny X-Men, Nightcrawler, New Mutants, Excalibur), John Wesley Shipp (star of The Flash, Dawson’s Creek), John De Lancie (Q from Star Trek: The Next Generation, Discord from My Little Pony, Breaking Bad) and Steve Blum (voice actor on Star Wars Rebels, The Legend of Korra, Wolverine and the X-Men, Cowboy Bebop, Transformers, and many more). For those seeking tables or more information please visit www.tidewatercomicon.com

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Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th St, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
(757) 385-2000

VA – Sunny Side Up Signing

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Join Hooray for Books for an exclusive sit-down with Newbery honoree Jennifer Holm on Friday, September 4th at 4:00 PM! She will drop by to chat and sign copies of her new graphic novel, Sunny Side Up, on her way to the National Book Festival on Saturday, September 5th. Her new graphic novel is a collaboration with her brother, Matthew Holm, with whom she co-wrote the ALA Notable Children’s Book and Gryphon Award-winning graphic novel series Babymouse.

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

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

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