HeroesCon has announced more new guests for their 35th anniversary show including Ben Caldwell, Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, Craig Hamilton, Dave Dorman, Ivan Brandon, Paulina Ganucheau, Sean Galloway, Thomas Yeates, and more! HeroesCon 2017 takes place June 16-18, 2017 at the Charlotte Convention Center.
JOSH BLAYLOCK | Devil’s Due, Mercy Sparx
IVAN BRANDON | Black Cloud, Drifter, Viking
CHUCK BROWN | Choosing Sides, BitterRoot, Femme Magnifique
BEN CALDWELL | Prez, A-Force, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Dare Detectives
CHRIS CAMPANA | First World
ADELSO CORONA | Deadpool Corps, Hawk & Dove, Brigade
DAVE DORMAN | Star Wars, Aliens, The Wasted Lands
NICK FILARDI | Powers, Heartthrob, Cave Carson, Helheim
BRENDEN FLETCHER | Motor Crush, Batgirl, Gotham Academy, Power Rangers: Pink
NATHAN FOX | Vertigo SFX, Captain Victory, Dogs of War, Haunt, DMZ
SEAN GALLOWAY | Spectacular Spider-Man: Lead Character Designer, Teen Titans Go!, Superman
PAULINA GANUCHEAU | Zodiac Starforce, Another Castle, Gwenpool
KENDALL GOODE | The Doorman
CRAIG HAMILTON | Aquaman, Starman, Fables, The Spectre
SHERARD JACKSON | Galaxies For Hire, Empty Zone, Minirauders
AUSTIN JANOWSKY | Iron Man: The End, Satellite Falling, Red Sonja, Divine Retribution
ARVELL JONES | All-Star Squadron, Iron Fist, Deathlok, Thor, Iron Man, Luke Cage
NATE LOVETT | Champions of Odd Lake, Kyraa: Alien Jungle Girl, Paw Patrol, Rusty Rivets
JAMES LYLE | Grimm Fairy Tales, Game of Horror, Abraham’s Journey
TOM LYLE | Spider-Man, Robin, Punisher, Batman
CHRISTOPHER MOELLER | Lucifer, Iron Empires, Magic: The Gathering
JAMES PATRICK | Batman, Harley Quinn, Green Arrow
JOHN ROSE | Snuffy Smith
NIKKI RYAN | The Family Trade
K LYNN SMITH | Plume
J. DAVID SPURLOCK | Vanguard Publishing
CAMERON STEWART | Motor Crush, Batgirl, Fight Club 2, Seaguy, The Other Side
JUSTIN STEWART | Kentucky Kaiju, Grrl Scouts: Magic Socks, Howard the Human
KEVIN STOKES | Pathfinder, Deadman, Tiger Style, Jimmy Olsen, Splitsville
JOHN VAN FLEET | Batman, Typhoid, The X-Files
GUS VASQUEZ | Big Hero 6, Suicide Squad, The Flash
CHRIS WALKER | Publisher Arena Comics, Tiger Style, Splitsville, Raptor
MATT WEBB | Flesh and Blood, Next Men, Hawkman, Star Trek
MARCUS WILLIAMS | Tuskegee Heirs: Flames of Destiny
THOMAS YEATES | Tarzan, Prince Valiant, Zorro, Conan
BUYING AN ADVANCE PASS MEANS YOU’LL GET ANY ADVANCE INCENTIVES WE OFFER, FREE!
ENTRY WILL BE $25: FRI $25: SAT $20: SUN / AT THE SHOW ITSELF, SO YOU SAVE AS MUCH AS $20 BY PURCHASING ADVANCE PASSES TODAY! TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES WE MAY CREDIT AN UNUSABLE TICKET TOWARD FUTURE TICKET PURCHASES.
HEROES CONVENTION was founded in 1982 by Shelton Drum, owner of Charlotte’s Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find comics shop. Since then the convention has become famous for its comics-first and family-friendly atmosphere, where fans can mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors. Boasting an incredible guest list built mainly on reputation and goodwill, HeroesCon is known nationwide as a “must” on the summer schedule, drawing fans, exhibitors, and creators from all over the world to the Charlotte Convention Center.
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Austin Janowsky, the creator of Divine Retribution and artist on many things including Red Sonja #100, appears at Tonic’s Comics on Saturday, April 25th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm!
127 Forest Lakes Blvd #7, Oldsmar, FL 34677
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Paolo Pantalena, Alex Konat, and Austin Janowsky sign at Islander Comics on
Friday July 26th Saturday July 27th from 11am till 7pm!
Islander Comics is proud to announce a store signing on July 26th from 11am -7pm for the newly released Fathom #1 comic. The new series is sure to change everything you know about the Fathom comic. To celebrate this new comic, the store Islander Comics, will host a store signing July 26th with cover artist Alex Konat. We will sell Fathom comics #1A & #1B for $1.00 each. We will also sell signed copies for $6.00 each.
As an added Bonus we will have our very own Islander Comics exclusive art Fathom cover! This cover is limited to 1,000 in print. The artist of this cover will be on hand to sign the comics. Making his second US appearance and one of the most talented artist we have met, Paolo Pantalena will be here to sign these one of a kind covers. The price per cover is $20.00 each. Signed copies will be $25.00.each
Can’t make it out to the store? No worries the Islander Comics store will go live via Livestream for your viewing pleasure, chat live with us, ask questions, or place a order. We will take in orders for regular submission & Signature Series. Get your Islander Comics exclusive CGC cover here. Each order that is CGCed will have their own invoice and tracking number. All orders for those who can’t make it out here, can be placed on the livestream. We look forward to meeting you all!!
777 E Merritt Island Cswy, Merritt Island, FL 32952
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Stanley the Snowman Coloring Contest Returns for MegaCon 2013
Stanley the Snowman Coloring Contest is back at MegaCon this year. However this year we have joined forces with Derrick Fish and his awesome creation The Wellkeeper!
There will be two age groups 1-6, 7-12 with first, second, third place winners! Again like past years we will have industry professionals judging for the winners!
If interested, visit the link Megacon 2013 Coloring Contest to download the coloring contest sheet!
You can drop them off with Derrick Fish or Austin Janowsky. Our tables are Lime Green 26 or Yellow 7 in Artist Alley.
Looking forward to seeing you at Megacon!
Gail Simone, Austin Janowsky, and Derrick Fish sign at Heroes Landing on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!
Comic book writer – Gail Simone (Batgirl, Fury of Firestorm, Wonder Woman, Birds of Prey) (5 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
Comic artist – Austin Janowsky (Iron Man: The End, Stanley the Snowman) (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Comic artist – Derrick Fish (The Wellkeeper, Dandy & Company) (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Cosplayer and 501st Legion appearances throughout the day. Plus FREE facepainting for the kids!
12348 Roper Blvd, Clermont, FL 34711
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|Start Date||07/01/2011 (UPDATED)|
|End Date||07/04/2011 (UPDATED)|
|About This Convention:||FLORIDA SUPERCON: South Florida’s Comic Book, Anime, Animation, Video Game, Fantasy and Sci-Fi Convention returns July 1-4, 2011 to the Doubletree Miami Mart Airport Convention Center in Miami, FL.
Florida Supercon is a 3 day festival dedicated to Comic Books, Anime, Animation, Video Games, Fantasy and Sci-Fi featuring celebrity guests,comic book creators, voice actors, industry guests, cosplayers, artists, writers, panels, Q&A’s, films & shorts, costume & cosplay contests,vendors, parties, anime, workshops, video gaming and more! 2011 will be the 6th annual Florida Supercon
|Convention Guests||Here are some of the guests that have already signed up for FSC 2011
Comic Book Creators
PLUS: HUNDRED’S MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!!!
|Venue Name||Miami Mart Airport Convention Center|
|Venue Address||711 NW 72nd Ave
Miami, FL 33126
|Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables||150|
|What category best describes your convention?||Comic Books|
|What other categories might be appropriate for your convention?||– Anime
– Comic Books
– Science Fiction and Fantasy
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH, 2009
FAN FRIENDLY LOCATION!!!
Minnreg Convention Hall
6340 126th Ave N., Largo, FL 33773
Off US 19 and Ulmerton Road, Close to I-275 (Near Honeywell).
Todd Nauck, Artist/Writer
Nauck was the penciller of the story in Amazing Spider-Man #583, in which Spider-Man meets President Obama. He is also pencilling the Spider-man: Clone Saga mini-series.
WildGuard, Young Justice
Billy Tucci, Writer/Artist
Heroes for Hire, Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion, Shi
John Beatty, Artist
Batman, Captain America, Punisher
Tommy Castillo, Artist
Detective Comics, Grimm Fairy Tales
Chuck Dixon, Writer
G.I. Joe; The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Drew Geraci, Artist
Green Lantern Corps, Superman/Batman
Don Hillsman II. Artist
Countdown, Gambit, Redneck Red
Alex Saviuk, Artist
Amazing Spider-Man Sunday Comic Strip, X-Files
Mitch Hyman, Writer
Bubba the Redneck Werewolf
Robert Rhine, Artist
The Maniacal Smile
Shawn Surface, Artist
Bubba the Redneck Werewolf
Tari Owei, Artist
Santa Claus is coming to town!
Santa Clause will be appearing from 11-3, signing autographs for the holiday comic “Santa Claus Comics” brought to you by the Tampa Comic Book & Toy Convention and featuring stories and pin-ups from many of your favorite pros such as David Lloyd. Proceeds to benefit 4 local charities.
Creatiors: If you would like to contribute short stories or art, please contact Promoter Tim Gordon.
“The Genius” Leaping Lanny Poffo, Wrestler/Poet
Glenda Finkelstein, Author
TIM GORDON 727-522-9032
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ANIMATION SUPERCON 2009 announced for Oct. 2-4, 2009
Featuring cast reunions from Futurama & Pinky & The Brain
Plus, stars of Ren and Stimpy, Looney Tunes, Gears of War, Final Fantasy, Transformers, Family Guy, G.I. Joe, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Simpsons and more!
FINAL GUEST LIST & EVENTS ANNOUNCED
Miami, FL – Animation Supercon replaces Anime Supercon as it returns for a 4th year to an all new, bigger & better location; the Doubletree Miami Airport Hotel and Convention Center. Animation Supercon will replace Anime Supercon as the shows focus shifts to encompass the entire animation world, and not just Japanese anime. Set for October 2-4, Animation Supercon is a three day festival and convention dedicated to Animation, Cartoons, Anime, Comic Books and Video Games.
Animation Supercon will feature celebrity guests, artists, animators, writers, vendors, Q&A’s, parties, costume contests, anime programming, cosplay, panels, photo shoots, live music, video games and more as it takes over 100,000+ square feet of the Doubletree Miami Airport Hotel and Convention Center. The event kicks off at 3:30PM, Friday, October 2 and the fun continues almost around the clock until 6:00PM, Sunday, October 4.
Over the weekend-long event, attendees will have a chance to meet and converse with celebrity guests and artists from all corners of the industry. Our guest list includes two very special cast reunions from Futurama and Pinky & The Brain. The line up for this years event includes:
Billy West: Star of Futurama (Philip J. Fry, Professor Farnsworth, Zapp Brannigan, Dr. Zoidberg), Ren and Stimpy (Ren and Stimpy), Looney Tunes (Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd), Doug (Doug) and TheWoody Woodpecker Show (Woody Woodpecker).
David X. Cohen: Co-Creator, Head Writer and Executive Producer of Futurama. Writer, Editor and Producer of the Simpsons and Writer for Beevis and Butthead.
John DiMaggio: Star of Futurama (Bender, Flexo, Elzar), Gears of War (Marcus Fenix), Chowder (Shnitzel), Final Fantasy XII (Gilgamesh, Migelo), Samurai Jack (The Scotsman) and Princess Mononoke (Gonza).
Phil LaMarr: Star of Futurama (Hermes Conrad, Rev. Lionel Preacherbot), Samurai Jack (Samurai Jack), Family Guy (Ollie Williams, The Judge), Transformers: Animated (Jazz, Omega Supreme, Jetstorm), Mad TV, Justice League (Green Lantern), Static Shock (Static) and Final Fantasy XII (Reddas).
Maurice LaMarche: Star of Futurama (Kif, Morbo, Calculon, Lrr, Donbot, Hedonist Bot), Pinky and The Brain (The Brain), Tripping the Rift (Gus), Xiaolin Showdown (Master Fung), Inspector Gadget(Inspector Gadget), Tiny Toon Adventures (Dizzy Devil), Transformers (Six Gun) and The Critic (Jeremy Hawke).
Rob Paulsen: Star of Pinky and The Brain (Pinky), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Raphael), The Tick (Arthur), Animaniacs (Yakko), Transformers (Air Raid, Slingshot), GI Joe (Snowjob, Tripwire) andFraggle Rock (Boober, Sprocket).
Bill Morrison: Concept Artist of Futurama and Co-Founder / Creative Director for Bongo Comics. Bill’s artist credits, as artist/writer/editor for Bongo Comics include Futurama Comics, Bartman Comics, Bongo Comics, Radioactive Man, Itchy and Scratchy, Simpsons Comics, Bart Simpson and Treehouse of Horror. In addition, Bill was the writer/artist for Captain Carrot and The Final Ark (DC Comics) and poster artist for Disney’s The Little Mermaid.
Mike Kazaleh: Animator and Comic Book Artist. Animation credits include: The Simpsons, Cool World, Mighty Mouse, Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, Tiny Toon Adv., Filmmation and Bashki Animation. Comic Book credits include: Futurama Comics, The Simpsons, Ren and Stimpy, Usagi Yojimbo, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mighty Mouse and Superfriends.
Allen Bellman: Golden Age Comic Book artist for Timely / Marvel and Lev Gleason. Mr. Bellman’s credits include Captain America, The Patriot, Let’s Play Detective, The Human Torch, The Sub-Mariner, All Select Comics, Marvel Mystery Comics and All Winners Comics.
Richard Green: Richard is and artist and animator, who has extensive animation credits with Disney Studios. His work can be seen in Beauty and the Beast (asst. animator for Lumiere), Rescuers Down Under, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Goofy and Mickey Mouse.
Pat Broderick: Animator and Comic Book Artist. Artist for Green Lantern, Batman, Captain Marvel, Firestorm, Spider-Man and Superman. Animation designer and concept artist on Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.
Select Start: Musical guests, Select Start is the fusion of six musicians who combine their mutual love for video games, music and their instruments (two violins, a cello, guitar, piano and flute) to create a musical experience and sound unique to the video game music world.
Terry Cronin and Pat Martin: Representing 3Boys Productions, Terry and Pat are the creators of independent comic book Students of The Unusual.
Goatslacker: Musical guest Goatslacker is a chip music composer armed with dual 1989 Nintendo Game Boys and and his custom keyboard.
Austin Janowsky: Austin is a veteran artist and inker, whose credits include Iron Man: The End, Stanley The Snowman, Judo Girl, Cracked Magazine, X-Men Unlimited, Witch Girl Tales, Tomb Raiderand Bubba The Redneck Werewolf.
Nakia Mann: Comic Book Artist of Zoom Suit and Codename: Power.
Additional guests can be found at on the Animation Supercon website at www.animationsupercon.com
Some of the featured events at Animation Supercon include:
The Futurama Cast Reunion Q&A: Meet the cast of Futurama, together on one stage. All our celebrity guests will have individual 1 hour Q&A sessions over the course of the weekend, but the main event is on Sunday, when Billy West, John DiMaggio, Phil LaMarr, David X. Cohen and Maurice LaMarche take the stage to speak with fans about all things Futurama. (Sunday 2pm-3:15pm)
The Pinky and the Brain Cast Reunion Q&A: Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche are Pinky and the Brain… and on Saturday afternoon, they’ll be together again on stage to speak with fans about one of the most popular cartoons of all time. (Saturday 12pm-1pm)
Supercon Mania Revenge!: Supercon Championship Wrestling returns! It’s been 4 months since Supercon Mania 1 and Carl still retains the SCW World Heavyweight Championship…. but how long can he hang on to it? Supercon Mania is back for 2 nights at ASC as Carl, Cobra Commander, The Joker, Luigi, Wolverine, The Baroness, The Monopoly Man, Spider-Man, Daredevil, Elektra, Jason Vorhees, Afro Samurai, The Geico Caveman, Harley Quinn, The Ghostbusters and more descend on Miami in search of glory and gold. It’s day two of Supercon Mania: Revenge! What happened on Friday night? Did Carl hold on to the title or lose to the #1 contender? Will he be back to defend??? And will Cobra Commander ever get his REVENGE? (Friday 10pm-11:30pm and Saturday 9:45pm-11:15pm)
Animation Supercon Costume Competition: Cosplayers from around the state will compete in South Florida’s premiere costume competition, where they will battle it out for over $3,000 in cash and prizes. (Saturday 8:30pm – 9:45pm)
Select Start in Concert: One of the most unique bands around, Select Start will perform many video game favorites via classical music instruments. (Saturday 5:15pm-6:15pm and Sunday 12pm-1pm)
Animation Supercon Cosplay Contest: Supercon’s famous Cosplay Contest is back, where cosplayers of all ages get a chance to compete and show off their acting skills as they perform skits as their favorite animation or anime character. (Sunday 12pm-1pm)
The Bongo Comics Q&A: The creators and editors of Futurama and Simpsons comics will be on hand to meet with fans and discuss the world of comics and how they relate to Futurama and The Simpsons. Bill Morrison (Creative Director, Writer, Artist and Editor) and Mike Kazaleh (Artist) will be hosting the panel. (Saturday 5:45pm-6:45pm)
Video Gaming: Animation Supercon will have around the clock video gaming events, tournaments and free play hosted by Infinite Bits Gaming, Noobie Games and VG Party Games.
Exhibition Room: Animation Supercon will have a 50,000 square feet exhibition room with over 150 vendor, guest and artist booths and tables. (Friday 3:30pm-10pm, Saturday 11am-8pm, Sunday 11am-5pm)
Complete information on these and dozens of more events taking place all weekend can be found at www.animationsupercon.com
The convention hours of operation are:
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2: 3:30PM – 2:00AM
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3: 11:00AM – 2:00AM
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4: 11:00AM – 6:00PM
Tickets are currently available online and at select vendors.
General Admission (3) Day Weekend Pass:
$35 if reserved in advance online
General Admission at the door is $40 for a weekend pass. Single day passes will be $20 for Friday or Sunday and $25 for Saturday. Children under 10 receive free admission. Parents, Police officers, Fire Fighters and Military receive a $10 discount.
Special V.I.P. tickets are available as well.
The Double Tree Miami Airport Hotel & convention center is located at 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126. The Double Tree has over 100,000 square feet of total convention space to accommodate the growing attendance of Animation Supercon. Discounted room rates for convention are available. See our website www.animationsupercon.com for details.
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Legendary X-Men writer Chris Claremont and artists Joe Rubinstein (Green Arrow/Black Canary) and Paul Pelletier (Marvel’s War of Kings) are among the featured creators for the latest edition of the thrice-annual Tampa Comic Book and Toy Convention.
Taking place this Sunday, July 12th, in Largo, Florida, additional guests include Sergio Cariello (Lone Ranger), Chuck Dixon (G.I. Joe), Comics Legends Dick Giordano and Fran Matera, plus Don Hillsman II, Austin Janowsky, Bill Black, Chuck Majewski, Jesse Starr, and Greg Andrews.
Media guests and models include Joel D. Wynkoop, Amanda Stevens, Jessica Nova, and Page Turner. Author Glenda Finkelstein will also be on hand as well as local fan groups Heroes Alliance and Ghostbusters.
CGC will be available, and the show will feature a Transformers Panel sponsored by Toys R Us, a costume contest, and a film festival.
For more information, visit their new website: http://www.tampacomicconvention.com/