FL – Black Friday 2017 Signing

Elliot FernandezMartin Dunnand Jeramy Hobbs appear at Yancy Street Comics on Friday November 24th from 12PM to 3PM.

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Yancy Street Comics
9636 US 19 (inside Embassy Crossing Shopping Center), Port Richey, FL 34668
727-817-0888

FL – Batman/TMNT Signing

Chad Thomas signs at Highlander Novelties Comics and Games on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Chad is best known for his work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, MegaMan, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Chad will be signing for free with purchase from Highlander Novelties. We will have Blank sketch cover comics for titles including Batman/TMNT issue #1 available for commissions. There will also be a exclusive print available.

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Highlander Novelties Comics and Games
364 Story Road, Ocoee, Florida 34761
(407) 347-5436

Clermont Comic Con Returns November 19th

Clermont’s only comic con grows even more!

Meet Wrestling Legends B. Brian Blair and Bugsy McGraw. The Munsters’s own Butch Patrick! Legendary Iron Man artist Bob Layton and much more!

Visit www.clermontcomiccon.com for more information.

FL – The Art of Harley Quinn Signing

Comic creators Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Dave Johnson appear at Emerald City Comics on Saturday, November 11th from 11:00 AM till 2:00 PM for a special meet-and-greet! The FIRST 100 GUESTS at 11am will receive a FREE “Batman DAY 2017 Harley Quinn comic! (Rated T+; we’ll have FREE ALL AGES comics available for kids!)

About the book:
Discover the complete history of DC Comics’ Harley Quinn comic art with this deluxe book. Harley Quinn made her comic book debut in Batman Adventures #12 and soon became one of the most popular characters in the DC Comics pantheon. From there, Harley made regular appearances in multiple series, eventually getting her own ongoing comic in 2001. This deluxe art book provides the complete history of Harley Quinn comic art, detailing the creation and evolution of the character through exclusive interviews with the writers and artists who have brought the character to life. Packed with the most iconic covers and panels in Harley Quinn history, The Art of Harley Quinn is the ultimate visual guide to one of the most beloved villains in comic book history.

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Emerald City Comics
4902 113th Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33760
(727) 398-2665

THE ICONIC SPOOKY EMPIRE MADE A RECORD BREAKING COMEBACK

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

THE ICONIC SPOOKY EMPIRE MADE A RECORD BREAKING COMEBACK LAST WEEKEND CLOSING ITS 15th FALL CONVENTION WITH THOUSANDS OF ATTENDEES

The fall convention weekend included Hollywood icons, unique photo-ops, numerous awards, haunting vendors & exhibitors, never ending lines for celebrity autographs with meet & greets, a tattoo festival, an expanded Kids Zone, and packed Special FX Makeup classes

 ORLANDO, FL – On October 27 – 29, 2017, Spooky Empire, hosted its coveted and much anticipated thriller convention in Orlando. This year, Spooky Empire set the bar high with their hair-raising guest line-up at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. The annual weekend opened their doors earlier on Friday and invited guests to enter the ‘dark side of comic con’ with a tattoo festival featuring top tattoo artists, a film festival that included the showing of Foolish Mortals and the screening of Stranger Things 2 premiere episodes, costume and cosplay contest, huge exhibitor room, live music and performances, the debut of FSCW Wrestling at Spooky Empire, Q & A’s with artists, authors, filmmakers and the new addition of the Charity Casino Night, benefiting Conductive Education Center of Orlando.

Pete Mongelli, co-founder of Spooky Empire, shared, “Every time I passed the ticketing tables or autographs rooms, I was in awe of the never ending lines of fans filled with excitement and anticipation to be face-to-face with their heroes. Spooky Empire has created a solid family for the last 15 years and that’s what you feel at the convention. Everyone is coming together as family from the kids, to the attendees and special guests. Spooky Empire drew in an epic crowd in 2017 and we’re excited for what’s to come.” 

The event had classic icon guest appearances such as: Richard Dreyfuss fromJaws, Molly Ringwald, John Cusack and Anthony Michael Hall from Sixteen Candles, and from the American horror comedy The Lost Boys Billy Wirth, Jamison Newlander and G Tom Mac. Top panels included cast members from What We Do In The Shadows Petyr and Deacon in an unforgettable and levitating Q&A, and The Lost Boys and IT Loser’s Clubcast members Wyatt Oleff (Stanley Uris), Jaden Lieberher (Bill Denbrough), Sofia Lillis (Beverly Marsh) and Jeremy Ray Taylor (Ben Hanscom) drew in a full house. Guests also had a once in a lifetime photo opportunity with C.J. Graham in full “Jason” costume from Jason Lives and a special photo-op with Richard Dreyfuss that drew in fans with legendary memorabilia to be signed or pose in front of large shark jaws.  Pauliegon’s Pencilnecks hosted a spectacular Ghostbusters Experience with cars, props, photo-ops and look-a-likes with an identical Egon Spengler from Ghostbusters! For the Rock ‘n’ Roll fans,the weekend was unforgettable with a performance from G Tom Mac.

Guests, aside from roaming the convention, had fun dressing up in their favorite costumes and cosplay characters. The most popular character portrayed was Pennywise from this year’s IT but Quintin Hasen in his homemade Xenomorph costume from Alien took the coveted Best in Show top prize during their annual costume contest.

The weekend left guests anticipating Spooky Empire’s mid-season convention, which is scheduled to take place April 6 – 8, 2018 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort.

For more information about Spooky Empire and their mid-season convention, visit www.spookyempire.com.Follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram(@SpookyEmpire). 

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About Spooky Empire

Founded in 2003, Spooky Empire’s Fall Convention has grown to become one of the largest thriller conventions and the dark side of comic con in the nation with attendance increasing each year. Designed to be THE ultimate weekend for thriller fans of all ages, the event allows guests to meet and mingle with their favorite movie and TV stars, buy amazing collectibles from hundreds of vendors and artists, see new and emerging films as well as old favorites, get tattooed by some of the best artists in the world, and take part in one of the largest Zombie Walks in the country. In May 2011, Spooky Empire introduced their Spring Convention mid-season to provide fans with even more fun in anticipation of their Fall Convention. Spooky Empire’s ultimate goal is to provide memorable events for fans to return to each year, a place where they can congregate with thousands of other people with the same interests. For more information, visit www.spookyempire.com.

 

Spooky Empire Media Contacts:

Juliana Gutierrez, JWI PR | +1 305-991-4259 | juliana@jwipr.com

Jessica Wade Pfeffer, JWI PR | +1 305-804-8424 | jessica@jwipr.com

FL – Kyle Starks Signing

Kyle Starks, writer/artist for the Rick & Morty comic from Oni Press, appears at Famous Faces and Funnies on Sunday, November 5th from noon till 4:00 PM for a signing.

Kyle is also the writer/artist for Rock Candy Mountain from Image Comics, the upcoming Dead of Winter, the graphic novels Kill Them All, Sexcastle, The Legend of Ricky Thunder, and more!

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Famous Faces and Funnies
3020 New Haven Avenue W, West Melbourne, FL 32904
(321) 259-3575

FL – Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Signing

Jeff Kinney, bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, will visit Miami-Dade College on his Wimpy Kid North American Tour to celebrate the release of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (Book 12) on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

Press Release:

Join Miami-Dade College in celebrating the 12th book in the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series! Get your copy of “The Getaway” signed, and have a picture taken with Jeff Kinney! While you’re at it, experience one of The Getaway-themed activity stations.

The event is free, but you must purchase at least one copy of “The Getaway” ($13.95) from Books & Books to have it signed and get your picture take with Jeff Kinney.

Parking is FREE in the MDC Parking Garage. Entrance on N.E. 5th Street between 1st and 2nd Ave. Just let security know you’re attending a Book Fair Event.

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FL – Hail to the Chin Signing

Bruce Campbell (Ash vs Evil Dead, Army of Darkness, Burn Notice, Evil Dead) signs his new book at Coliseum of Comics on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

  • Everyone will need a line number, which you can get at the store when you purchase your copy of Hail to the Chin. If you are visiting us from out of town for this and you purchased your book send us a message or email with your sales receipt and we will set aside the next line tickets for you.
  • Bruce will sign your copy of Hail to the Chin plus one other item (per person, not per book). Other item may include: Books, Action Figures, DVD/Video Cases, Collectibles, Body Parts, Posters, Clothing, Comic Books.
  • Items will not be personalized.
  • Photos will not be posed, but documentary style. Make sure your camera is ready when you get towards the front of the line.

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Coliseum of Comics (Orlando Fashion Square)
3201 E Colonial Dr, # M-11, Orlando, FL 32803
(407) 228-1210

FL – Black Eyed Kids Signing

AfterShock Comics publisher Joe Pruett, creator/writer of B.E.K. (Black Eyed Kids), appears on Saturday, October 21st from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Yancy Street Comics.

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Yancy Street Comics
9636 US 19 (inside Embassy Crossing Shopping Center), Port Richey, FL 34668
727-817-0888

FL – FireGirl Comics Signing

Meet the inspiration behind FireGirl Comics, real life firefighter Stephanie Sorensen, at Yancy Street Comics on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from noon till 3:00 PM.

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Yancy Street Comics
9636 US 19 (inside Embassy Crossing Shopping Center), Port Richey, FL 34668
727-817-0888

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