Convention Scene http://www.conventionscene.com Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:27:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.3 NYC – Black River Launch Party http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/23/nyc-black-river-launch-party/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/23/nyc-black-river-launch-party/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:27:52 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63080 black-river

Josh Simmons (The Furry Trap) appears at Bergen Street Comics on Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 7:00 PM!

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Bergen Street Comics
470 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 230-5600

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MA – Free Comic Book Day 2015 http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/22/ma-free-comic-book-day-2015-2/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/22/ma-free-comic-book-day-2015-2/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:06:14 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63074 FCBD-logo

Shelli ParolineBraden Lamb (Artist team on Adventure Time the comic book), Rob Stull (Comic book inker known for his work with Marvel, DC, Image, Aspen, Top Cow, etc.), Zack Giallongo (Known for his work in the Adventure Time comic book, Star Wars: Ewoks – Shadows of Endor, Broxo, and others), and Eric Merced (Has worked for major comic and gaming companies, such as Marvel, DC, IDW, Archie, Fantome, and more) appear at That’s Entertainment on Saturday May 2nd for Free Comic Book Day!

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That’s Entertainment
244 Park Ave, Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 755-4207

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NYC – Silver Surfer/Thomas Alsop Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/21/nyc-silver-surferthomas-alsop-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/21/nyc-silver-surferthomas-alsop-signing/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:11:24 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63071 fpnyc042914

Writers Dan Slott and Chris Miskiewicz will be doing a joint signing on Wednesday, April 29th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at Forbidden Planet! (To be followed by libations at TBD…)

Silver Surfer #11
Writer: Dan Slott – Art: Michael Allred – Marvel Comics
‘Never After’ – SPECIAL OVERSIZED ISSUE! Trapped in time, lost in space, with alien threats forever on the attack, and Paradise just outside his reach, what terrible price will the Surfer pay to fulfill his most selfless promise? Slott & Allred are bringing you a modern-day Marvel comic you’ll be talking about for years to come. Rated T+

Spider-Verse – Marvel Comics
Writer: Dan Slott – Various
Someone is working their way through the multiverse, leaving a trail of dead spiders in their wake! How can “our” Spider-Man possibly hope to survive against this unstoppable onslaught? Guest-starring every Spider-Man ever…and then some!

S Volume #1 – 04/29/15
Writer: Chris Miskiewicz – Art: Palle Schmidt – BOOM! Studios
Chris Miskiewicz & Palle Schmidt took the comics world by storm when BOOM! Studios released their critically acclaimed breakout series, THOMAS ALSOP voted “Best Mini-Series of 2014” by USA-Today & GeekSushi. Now grab the first volume of the groundbreaking series to read what everyone is talking about! Collecting issues 1 thru 4 of the supernatural adventures of Manhattan’s modern Mage.

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Forbidden Planet
832 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
212-473-1576

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BC – Rat Queens Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/21/bc-rat-queens-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/21/bc-rat-queens-signing/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:04:04 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63069 rat-queens

Writer Kurtis J. Wiebe appears at Hourglass Comics on Saturday May 9th from 1:00 till 4:00 PM. Mr. Wiebe writes Rat Queens, the upcoming Pisces and has written Grim Leaper, Green Wake, Peter Panzerfaust and many more! Volume 2 of Rat Queens in trade paperback will be available for purchase and signing.

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Hourglass Comics and Games
2625 Clarke Street, Port Moody, BC V3H1Z4
604-931-4588

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NYC – Bloodshot Reborn #1 Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/21/nyc-bloodshot-reborn-1-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/21/nyc-bloodshot-reborn-1-signing/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:22:44 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63066  

cafu-BRPress Release:

Midtown Comics welcomes comic book artists CAFU and Andres Guinaldo to our Downtown location on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM!

CAFU is best known for his work on Valiant’s Unity and X-O Manowar, as well as World’s Finest, Green Lantern Corps, and more! He also did part one (of four) covers for our shared exclusive variant of Bloodshot Reborn #1! Find it here…

Andres Guinaldo is best known for his work on Justice League Dark, Superboy, Vibe, JLA, and more!

Both artists will have original art for sale at the event. They will also offer quick free sketches (1 per person) while time permits! Hope you can make it!

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Midtown Comics Downtown
64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038

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MA – Funcomfortable Tour http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/21/ma-funcomfortable-tour/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/21/ma-funcomfortable-tour/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:42:35 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63065 chris-hardwick

Comedian Chris Hardwick appears at the Wilbur Theatre on Friday, May 1st at 7:30 PM and 10:00 PM!

Press Release:

Chris Hardwick is a stand-up comedian, chart-topping podcaster, television personality, contributor for Wired magazine, and creative head of the multiplatform media behemoth known as Nerdist Industries. Chris is the CEO of Nerdist Industries, which has grown to include the Nerdist.com website; a premium YouTube channel (youtube.com/nerdist) with over 1M subscribers; 2.4M Twitter fans; and a podcast network including the flagship Nerdist Podcast that averages over 6 million monthly downloads.

Nerdist also produces content for television including “All Star Celebrity Bowling” for AMC and “In the Name of Science” for National Geographic Channel. Further, Nerdist hosts live events around the country such as The Nerdist Podcast Live! and Course of the Force, an annual lightsaber relay in partnership with Lucasfilm LTD and Octagon which leads up to San Diego Comic-Con International.

On top of his Nerdist responsibilities, Chris is the face of AMC’s live after show Talking Dead, which discussed the highly-rated The Walking Dead. His top rated late-night show, @Midnight airs four nights a week on Comedy Central. Nerdist Industries is headquartered at Meltdown Comics in Hollywood.

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Wilbur Theatre
246 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 248-9700

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TX – Free Comic Book Day 2015 http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/21/tx-free-comic-book-day-2015/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/21/tx-free-comic-book-day-2015/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:28:53 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63064 FCBD-logo

Artists including BRANDON PETERSON (Age of Ultron), MATT FRANK (Godzilla), and more appear at Austin Books & Comics on Saturday May 2nd for Free Comic Book Day! There will be door prize drawings, costumes, a coloring sheet for kids, and a full day of fun!

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Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
(512) 454-4197

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NYC – Doctor Who Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/20/nyc-doctor-who-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/20/nyc-doctor-who-signing/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:34:59 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63061 drwho1drwho2

Nick Abadzis and Simon Fraser appear at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday April 28, 2015 at 6:00 PM to sign DOCTOR WHO comics!

Special Instructions: Books must be purchased at this Barnes & Noble location for priority seating.

Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-253-0810

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FL – Free Comic Book Day 2015 http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/20/fl-free-comic-book-day-2015-3/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/20/fl-free-comic-book-day-2015-3/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:22:16 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63060 FCBD-logo

Artist Freddie E. Williams II and Jon Pinto appear at Heroes Landing on Saturday, May 2nd for Free Comic Book Day!

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Heroes Landing
12348 Roper Blvd, Clermont, FL 34711
(352) 242-9636

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IN – Star Wars Day 2015 Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/20/in-star-wars-day-2015-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/04/20/in-star-wars-day-2015-signing/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:06:57 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=63058 jtc-leia

Writer Mark Waid (Princess Leia, Daredevil) and variant cover artist John Tyler Christopher appear at Downtown Comics’ Castleton on Monday May 4th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM for Star Wars Day!

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Downtown Comics
5767 East 86th Street Indianapolis, IN 46250
(317) 845-9991

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