FL – AfterShock Comics Signing

AfterShock Comics publisher Joe Pruett, creator/writer of B.E.K. (Black Eyed Kids), appears on Friday, October 20th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Uncanny Heroes.

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Uncanny Heroes
12904 N 56th St, Temple Terrace, FL 33617
(813) 513-2268

FL – Aftershock Comics Signing

AfterShock Comics publisher Joe Pruett, creator/writer of B.E.K. (Black Eyed Kids), appears on Thursday, October 19th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Daddy Kool Records.

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Daddy Kool Records
666 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 822-5665

FL – Marvel Legacy Incredible Hulk #709 Signing

Artist Greg Land appears at Yancy Street Comics on Saturday, October 21st from noon till 2:00 PM to sign Marvel Legacy Incredible Hulk #709.

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

FL – Melbourne Toy & Comic Con Pre-Party

Join Famous Faces on Saturday, October 21st from 6pm to 10pm for a signing with BILLY TUCCI and pre-party for the Melbourne Toy & Comic Con!

Billy has been writing and drawing comics for over 20 years. Some of the books he’s best recognized for are his work on Shi, Sgt Rock, Heroes for Hire, Red Hood: Lost Days, Harley Quinn, Vampirella, and many more! Billy is an incredible guest and we’re happy to have him here again, so come by to get a few books signed by this outstanding artist.

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

FL – Yancy St. Comics Signing

Artists Sergio Cariello (The Lone Ranger, Azrael: Agent of the Bat) & Drew Geraci (Green Lantern Corps, 52) sign at Yancy Street Comics on Sunday, October 15th from 1:00 till 4:00 PM.

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

FL – Shi Signing

Artist Billy Tucci (Shi, Sgt. Rock, Harley’s Little Black Book) appears at Yancy Street Comics on Friday, October 20th at 6:00 PM.

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Yancy Street Comics
9409 US 19 (inside Gulfview Square Mall), Port Richey, FL 34668
727-817-0888

FL – Aftershock Comics Signing

Press Release:

Famous Faces is proud to host a signing with Publisher/CCO of Aftershock Comics, Joe Pruett! Joe will be signing books and answering questions at Famous Faces from 5pm until 7pm on Wednesday, October 18th.

Joe is the author the wonderfully spooky Black Eyed Kids and Aftershock is the home to shop favorites like Babyteeth, and Animosity.

Along with that his current success, Joe has also been nominated for numerous awards as a writer, editor, and publisher. He is also known for his work on Negative Burn and at Marvel, where he wrote for X-Men Unlimited, Wolverine, and Cable.

Whether you’re a comic fan, or an aspiring professional, come talk shop with the publisher and writer of some of the best indie books out today.

Joe will even be sticking around for a little bit of our Comic Book & Geek Culture Roundtable and Trivia Wed Oct 18th at 7pm! which will take place immediately after the signing.

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

Spooky Empire Brings “IT” To October Convention

Spooky Empire Brings “IT” To October Convention

Orlando is now being dubbed “the ultimate Halloween Vacation Capital” and was recently named AAA’s top destination for fall travel and known for immersive experiences!

Apropos since Orlando has been home to Spooky Empire, the ‘dark side of comic con’ convention, for over ten years. Spooky Empire is THE place to celebrate Halloween! It’s the ultimate Halloween experience as described by recent buzz.

If you need more proof, the convention just announced it is bringing the cast from the recent horror hit film, IT, to the 3-day weekend long festivities happening October 27 – 29, 2017. Attendees will catch Sophia Lillis, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, and Wyatt Oleff.

For more information on Spooky Empire, you can find the official press release and other guest announcements below my signature and follow them on Facebook for their latest updates.

Dexter’s Jennifer Carpenter added to Spooky Empire

Spooky Empire has yet another amazing addition to our growing list of new, iconic stars!

JENNIFER CARPENTER joins us this October!

No one can forget JENNIFER’s role as “Debra Morgan”, the sister of “Dexter Morgan” and detective in the hit series “DEXTER” or in her breakout role as “Emily Rose” in “The Exorcism of Emily Rose”. JENNIFER CARPENTER has also starred in “Gone”, “Quarantine”, “Limitless”, “The Devils’ Hand”,
“White Chicks” and more!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet JENNIFER CARPENTER at Spooky Empire, October 27-29, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando!

Tickets, VIP packages and hotel reservations are going quick, but still available at www.spookyempire.com

Spooky Empire rolls out the red carpet for Hollywood Icons this October

Spooky Empire LogoNEWS RELEASE

 For Immediate Release

Friday, September 22, 2017

SPOOKY EMPIRE ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR HOLLYWOOD ICONS THIS OCTOBER

“The Dark Side of Comic Con” celebrates the 30th anniversary of The Lost Boys with guest appearances from

Billy Wirth, Jamison Newlander and G Tom Mac 

Additionally, the convention will celebrate the Hollywood classic, Sixteen Candles, with the reunion of

Molly Ringwald, John & Joan Cusack and Anthony Michael Hall

ORLANDO – Spooky Empire, who hosts one of the most coveted and recognizable thriller conventions in the nation, announces the reunion of the Hollywood classic, Sixteen Candles, with the attendance of Molly Ringwald, John & Joan Cusack and Anthony Michael Hall on October 27 – 29, 2017 at The Hyatt Regency Orlando. The convention will also celebrate the 30th anniversary of iconic American horror comedy The Lost Boys with the attendance of Billy Wirth, Jamison Newlander and G Tom Mac. The convention has also added an array of new activities for guests to enjoy including a Charity Casino Night, an expanded Kid’s Zone, Special FX Makeup classes, Literary Guests & Creators Track, Fast Pass photo-op option, and many more to be announced through October.

As a bonus to the Spooky Empire family, doors will open earlier on Friday, October 27 at 12 p.m. to begin the weekend-long festivities.

Recently announced celebrity guests include:

  • Richard Dreyfuss is most recognized for his lead role in the classic Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Stand By Me, American Graffiti, W Stakeout, Down & Out In Beverly Hills, Mr. Hollands Opus, Piranha 3D and The Crew.
  • Shannon Elizabeth has starred in Scary Movie, Thir13en Ghosts, Cursed, Night of the Demons, The Twilight Zone, Tomcats, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back and as Nadia in American Pie and American Reunion.
  • Fairuza Balk most recognized role was Nancy in The Craft. She has also appeared in American History X, Waterboy, Return to Oz, Almost Famous, The Worst Witch, Things To Do in Denver When You’re Dead, The Island of Dr. Moreau, and Ray Donovan.
  • Daphne Zuniga stared as Princess Vespa in Mel Brooke’sSpaceballs and is recognized for her role in Melrose Place, The Sure Thing, The Fly 2, Vision Quest, Last Rites, Gross Anatomy, and One Tree Hill.
  • Loni Anderson is best known for her role as the receptionist on TV showWKRP In Cincinnati  as well as Stroker Ace, Munchie, Easy Street, VIP, The Love Boat, A Night At The Roxbury, and 3 Ninjas: High Noon.
  • John Kassir portfolio of work includes Tales of the Crypt, Animaniacs, Star Trek: Voyager, Pete’s Dragon, and Rick & Morty.
  • C.J. Graham played Jason Voorhees in the sixth film of the Friday the 13thseries Jason Lives. He will be in full costume for photo ops.
  • Ken Foree stars in Dawn of the Dead and has had roles in The Devil’s Rejects and Halloween. He also plays roger Rockmore on the Nickelodeon show Kenan & Kel.
  • Derek Mears starred in Predator, Friday the 13th (’09), The Hills Have Eyes 2, Hatchet 3, True Blood, Grimm, Sleepy Hollow, Cursed and Holliston.
  • Rachel Bolan is bass guitar player and main songwriter of the metal band “Skid Row.

The annual weekend will feature an array of activities including a tattoo festival, film festival, celebrity autographs, Kid’s Zone, costume and cosplay contest, huge exhibitor room, live music, performances, Q & A’s with artists, authors and filmmakers, a game room, seminars, creepy cars, among many other activities.

All advance tickets, now on sale, are discounted. Prices increase after October 8th and at the door. In advance, three-day passes are $60, one day passes on Friday and Sunday are $30, and one day passes on Saturday $35. Limited VIP Packages are available for $225 and include early entry to all three days, raffles, T-shirts, autograph line fast-pass, exclusive VIP party access on Saturday night with guest celebrities in attendance. Tickets for children under ten years old are free.

Rooms are available at The Hyatt Regency Orlando for a discounted price of $119 per night. Rooms can be reserved online or by calling 1-407-284-1234. Mention ‘Spooky Empire’ for special rate.

For more information regarding the schedule and to purchase tickets, visit www.spookyempire.com. Stay tuned as more activities, special guests, celebrities and more will be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information about Spooky Empire, visit 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

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