Costumes, Adventures, Readings, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy® Highlight Kid’s Day At Wizard World Austin Comic Con on Sunday, November 13
Popular Nickelodeon® Character, Kids Adventure Passport Quest, Kids Costume Contest, ‘My Favorite Giant’ Reading Just a Few of the All-Day Activities at Wizard World Digital Booth
NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, October 31, 2011 – It’s an all-day kid’s extravaganza as Wizard World Austin Comic Con presents “Kid’s Day” on Sunday, November 13, at the Austin Convention Center. Kid-friendly activities include meeting (and taking pictures with) characters like the lovable “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!® from the Nickelodeon® series, Austin’s own superhero Jarret “The Defuser” Crippen and others, plus free face painting, balloon art, the impossibly cute Kids Costume Contest and special readings of “My Favorite Giant” by author Peter Mayhew, well-known for having portrayed “Chewbacca” in STAR WARS, and the new Border-Pups book “CrashBat” by comic book creator William “Brimstone” Kucmierowski.
Kids can stop by the Wizard World Digital Booth and pick up a free Wizard World Kids Adventure Passport, to complete activities all over Austin Comic Con and get a prize at the end of their journey. Parents can look for the “Kid-Friendly” button on activities, vendors, booths and sessions throughout the convention floor.
Tweens and teens ages 11-17 can learn how to “Draw a Comic Character” at a one-of-a kind workshop with graphic novel artists and writing team Andy & Veronica Fish.
Crippen, winner of Stan Lee?s “Who Wants to be a Superhero?” competition series on SyFy, will be hosting Kid?s Day and helping youngsters get in on all of the fun.
For more information, parents and kids can visit www.wizardworldkids.com. The site will be updated closer to the event date as more information becomes available about specific workshops and programs.
Austin Comic Con is the ninth and final stop on Wizard World’s 2011 North American tour. Hours are Friday, November 11, 4 – 7 p.m.; Saturday, November 12, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; and Sunday, November 13, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tickets are available in advance online at http://www.
Austin Comic Con brings together thousands of fans of all ages and dozens of celebrities and industry professionals to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Some of the top celebrity guests at Austin Comic Con include Hayden Panettiere, Adam Baldwin, James Marsters, Juliet Landau, Charisma Carpenter and four of the five original kids from the classic movie WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY.
About Wizard World:
Wizard World produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests. Wizard World also produces Wizard World Digital, an online publication covering new and upcoming products and talents in the pop culture world, and is distributed on a weekly basis to online and iPad users worldwide.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.
***** SAVE THE 2011/12 DATES *****
November 11-13 – Austin Comic Con
January 28-29, 2012 – New Orleans Comic Con
April 14-15, 2012 – Toronto Comic Con
June 1-3, 2012 – Philadelphia Comic Con
August 9-12, 2012 – Chicago Comic Con
Fall 2012 – Mid-Ohio Comic Con
TBD, 2012 – Big Apple Comic Con
Andy & Veronica Fish appear at the Fitchburg Art Museum on Sunday October 23 from 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Fitchburg Art Museum
25 Merriam Parkway, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Craig Rousseau and Veronica & Andy Fish sign on May 7, 2011 for Free Comic Book Day!
Friendly Neighborhood Comics!
191 Mechanic Street (Route 140), Bellingham, MA
SPACE 242, Boston’s Low Brow Destination, proudly announces its January, 2011 exhibition: GOOD VS EEEEEVIL! Superheroes vs. Villains Smackdown. The group exhibition, on view January 28 through February 4, 2011 includes paintings, illustrations, mixed media, sculpture, and photography by over 4-dozen artists. The opening reception, Friday, January 28 runs from 6-8pm, is free and open to the public with RSVP at www.space242.com. An artist conversation will be held Friday, February 4 from 7-8pm. Gallery hours are Friday evenings 6:30-8pm (no rsvp necessary).
GOOD VS EEEEEVIL! features artwork by Alyssa Adams, Gillian Alexiel, Allison Bamcat, EJ Barnes, Sheila Berry, Allie Biondi, Sean Bixby, Allison Blackwell, Craig Bostick, Joe Botsch, Kristin Boucher, Scott Bruns, Brian Butler, Derrek Coss, Joe Dellagatta, Michael Destefano, Jim Downes, Eamon, Andy Fish, Ashley Freeland, Brian Gubicza, Erica Henderson, Jeff Horwat, Patt Kelley, Sarah Kim, Chelsea Lane, Ron LeBrasseur, Jesse Lonegran, Nathalie Magri, Joanna Matuck, Fish McGill, Matt McKee, Massimo Mongiardo, Greg Moutafis, Christian Noise, Greg Orfanos, Peter Paul Payack, Caroline Ramsey, Rhonda Ratray, Mister Reusch, Derek Ring, Roho, Caitlin Ryan, Josh Santa-Cruz, Lisa Scollan, Andrew Sloan, Lindsay Small, Stones, Jared Tharp, Tom Torrey, Jack Turnbull, Robb Waters, David Wentworth, and Steven Young (a few surprise artists will be announced after the New Year).
SPACE 242’s January exhibition is sponsored in part by The Weekly Dig, Artscope Magazine, Mad Mimi, Drinkmasters, and Harpoon Brewery.
The above artwork: Top to bottom, l-r: Derrek Coss, Jared Tharp, Christian NoiseCraig Bostick, Fish McGill, Kristin Boucher
242 E. Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02118
SPACE 242, Boston’s Low Brow Destination, proudly announces its May/June exhibition, SMUDGE! SMEAR! SPLATTER!, Celebrating Comic Art, features work by Jamie Buckmaster, Craig Bostick, Alison Cowell, Andy Fish, Veronica Hebard, Bret Herholz, Mike Leslie, Derek Ring, Paul Ryan, and Tak Toyoshima.
The exhibition, on view May 28 through June 18 includes vaired works by the above artists including comic pages, original pieces, and prints. The opening reception is Friday, May 28, from 6-8pm. The event is free and open to the public with RSVP at the website. An artist talk will be held Friday, June 18 from 7-8pm. Gallery hours are Friday evenings 6:30-8pm, no RSVP necessary.
SPACE 242′s May/June exhibition is sponsored in part by The Weekly Dig, ArtScope Magazine, Jakprints, DrinkMasters, and Harpoon.
The above images, from left to right:
Batman by Paul Ryan c DC Comics
ANHV by Derek Ring
Dracula by Andy Fish
SPACE 242, 242 E. Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02118
Space 242 exhibits work from Alyssa Adams, Brian Patrick Adams, Stephen Andersen, Marietta Apoloino, Amanda Atkins, Jessica Baer, Allison Bamcat, Josh Baptista, EJ Barnes, Jeff Bartell, Sean Bixby, Jade Bojkovik, Lindsey Boss, Craig Bostick, Kristin Boucher, Matt Brecke, Rocco Bittelari, Scott Bruns, Kwesi Budu-Arthur, Kevin Burney, Alex Carlson, Keenan Cassidy, David Christopher, Amanda Clarke, Derek Coss, Allison Cowell, Michael Crockett, Ed Curran, Mary Curtin, Lauren Curtis, Mick Cusimano, Kelly Davidson, R Davis, Joseph Dellgatta, Sarah Dolan, Ryan Dubois, Christopher Elsasser, Empire SNAFU, Enid Esmond, Jyll Ethier-Mullen, Logan Faerber, Jamie Fales, Lori Faridi , Andy Fish , Ashley Freeland, Michael Georgeson, Matt Gilpin, Darren Goldman, Tom Grady, Brian Gubicza, Julian Guzman, Veronica Hebard, Ariele Hertzoff, Jeff Horwatt, Olivia Ives-Flores, Andrew Jacob, Jason Kan, Patt Kelley, Nicole Kelly, Sarah Kim, Derek Kouyoumjian, Scott Lefton, Jennifer Lewis, Vanessa Ly, Nathalie Magri, Bob Maloney, John Maneval, Geoff Marian, Joey Mars, Joanna Matuck, Greg Mautafis, MCA/Evil Design, Matt McKee, William McKee, Jacob Miller, Gregery Miller, Edward Monovich, Tyler Moran, George Motta, Judi Muscara Orfanos, Jane O’Hara, Greg Orfanos, Dana Pearson, Rhonda Ratray, Doug Richardson, Derek Ring, Britany Rode, Heather Rose, Caitlin Ryan, Felisia Sainz, Toni Lee Sangastiano, Jacob Santa-Cruz, Evan Scannell, Jermey Schultz, Lisa Scollan, Jessica Scott, Walter Sickert, KrisSmith, Robert Stearns, Lydia Stein, KenStewart, Stones, Cole Swaveley, Adam Swinbourne, Jared Tharpe, Paul Timmons, Tom Torrey, Katherine Waddell, Paul Weiner, Aaron White, Bob Wilson, John Wiltshire, Christopher Wright, and Sojung Yu.
Join them for an opening on Friday May 7th from 6-8pm.
SPACE 242, 242 E. Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02118
The Davis Art Gallery presents: MEANWHILE… A Group Show of Worcester Comic Creators featuring the work of:
Street parking or public library lot is available.
Date: Thursday, February 25, 2010
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: The Davis Art Gallery in The Printers Building
Street: 44 Portland Street, 3rd Floor
City/Town: Worcester, MA
SPACE 242, Boston’s Low Brow Destination, proudly announces its January exhibition, Iâ€¦YOUâ€¦WEâ€¦ROBOT!, A Visual Homage To Our Inner Geek, features artwork inspired by robots in various mediums, by over 70 artists. The exhibition, on view January 29 through February 19 includes paintings, illustrations, photographs, mixed media, sculpture, and comics. The opening reception, Friday, January 29 runs from 6-8pm, is free and open to the public with RSVP at www.space242. An artist talk will be held Friday, February 19 from 7-8pm. Gallery hours are Friday evenings 6:30-8pm and Saturdays 11:30am-1pm.
Artists include: Marietta Apollonio, Scott Bakal,Allison, Bamcat, E.J. Barnes, Jeff Bartell, Alli Bondi, Craig Bostick, Dan Browne, Kevin Burney, Scott Burns, Alex Carlson, Keenan Cassidy, John Cole, Derrek Coss, Megan Mary Creamer, Eliot Daughtry, Jon Defreest, Jyll Ethier-Mullen, Jamie Fales, Andy Fish, Michael Georgason, Julian Guzman, Stephen Hamilton, Brian Hart, Veronica Hebard, Ann Hirsch, Andrew Jacob, J-ME Johnston, Joe Keinberger, Patt Kelley, Kim Kent, Lindsey Kuhn, Ron LeBrasseur, Jacob Lefton, Doughty Leigh, Ben Lewis, Jennifer Lewis,Vanessa Ly, Dave MacMahon, Robert Maloney, Joey Mars, Carly Mazur, Fish McGill, Matt McKee, Sarah Morrison, George Motta, Dan Moynihan, Scott Mullowney, Peter Murphy, Markus Nechay, Dave Ortega, Peter Payack, Pen Cap Chew, Ansis Purins, Rhonda Ratray, Mister Reusch, Derek Ring, Ryan Robidoux, Skunk, Andrew Sloan, Lindsay Small, Michael Paul Smith, Stones, Rob Story, Wayne Strattman, Adam Szymczak, Paul Timmons, Tom Torrey, Stefan Volatile-Wood, and John Wiltshire.
Iâ€¦YOUâ€¦WEâ€¦ROBOT! is sponsored in part by The Weekly Dig and Harpoon.
Special December Exhibition Events!
POST THIS! Over 200 Rock Posters
From The 90s to Present!
Public Preview, Friday, December 4, 6-8pm
Opening Reception, Friday, December 11, 6-8pm
Artist Talk, Friday, December 18, 7-8pm
Featuring Mini Poster Exhibitions by Lindsey Kuhn, Brian Methe, Mike King, Enemy Ink, Joey Mars, Ben Wilson, and Pete Cardoso
And rock posters by Michael Babcock, Allison Bamcat, Jeffrey Bartel, Dan Blakeslee, JP Boneyard, Fiona Bruce, Brian Butler, Keenan Cassidy, Derrek Coss, Alison Cowell, Jon Craine, Michael Dacey, Rich DeSemone, Adric Giles, Raul Gonzalez, Andy Fish, Peter Gueth, Veronica Hebard, Bret Herholz, Mart Infanger, Nicholas Keeney, Dano Kuhlken, Pamela Maguire, Bob Maloney, Pete McDonough, Jeremy Montoya, Chris Muccioli, Martin Pavlinic, Paul Pavlovich, Doug Poole, Jilian Pulford, Mister Reusch, Ben Sisto, Miles Stegal, Jason Taylor, Tom Torrey, Chad Walker, Dan Webb, James Weinberg, Bob Wilson, Shayna Yasuhara, Andrew Zizik
To attend any of the events, RSVP here.
Click here to read about the exhibition, December 4 through January 8, 2010
SPACE 242′s December exhibition is sponsored in part by Harpoon Brewery, The Weekly Dig, ArtScope Magazine.
Gallery Hours: Friday evenings 6:30-8:00pm and by appointment.
242 E. Berkeley Street, 2nd floor, between Albany Street & Harrison Avenue, South End
MBTA’s Red Line to Broadway Station/Silver Line to E. Berkeley Street Stop
Green Line to Arlington Street Station/Orange Line to Back Bay Station
ATOMIC HEARTS & The ELECTRICAL BRAIN
featuring over 60 new works by Andy Fish & Veronica Hebard
â™¥ Influenced by Spy Smasher and Flash Gordon with a touch of hard candy, AH+EB is a saturated shot of 1930′s spacemen and lucha niÃ±as. Limited edition vinyl toys are being made for the show!
For previews of the artwork, as well as desktop wallpapers of some featured pieces, please visit Veronica’s blog
â™¥ Please join us for the opening
JUNE 26th 2009 6 – 9pm
Artist Talk: July 21st 7 – 8pm
SPACE 242, 242 E. Berkeley Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02111