Charlotte Comicon (April 2014)

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Convention Name
Charlotte Comicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.charlottecomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/13/2014
About This Convention
Hours 10 am – 4 pm
Admission $5
Under 12 Free Admission
Cos-players Free Admission
The Best Family Friendly Comic Show on the East Coast
Venue Name and Address
CROWNE PLAZA EXECUTIVE PARK HOTEL
5700 Westpark Dr
Charlotte, North Carolina 28217
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
65
Projected Attendance
1200
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Al Bigley, Andy Smith, Budd Root, James Robert Smith, more !!

Tampa Bay Comic Con Announces Star-Studded Guest List for August 2013

June 14, 2013 by  
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Press Release:

Tampa Bay Comic Con Announces Star-Studded Cast

June 14th, 2013
 – The Tampa Bay Comic Con will take place on August 23-25, 2013 at the Tampa Convention Center! This marks the inaugural Tampa Bay Comic Con to be held at Tampa Convention Center.

The Tampa Bay Comic Con has announced its guest list and it includes primary cast members from Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead and Hunger Games.

Maisie Williams who portrays Arya Stark, the star and protagonist of the HBO series, Game of Thrones. The Tampa Bay Comic Con will be the first convention in the western hemisphere to feature Maisie Williams.
Rory McCann who portrays Sandor “The Hound” Clegane in the HBO series, Game of Thrones. The Tampa Bay Comic Con will be the first convention in the western hemisphere to feature Rory McCann.
Lauren Cohan who portrays Maggie Greenie in AMC’s hit series, The Walking Dead.
Willow Shields who portrays Primrose Everdeen (sister of Katniss played by Jennifer Lawrence) in the Hunger Games and upcoming sequel, Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

In addition, the following comic artist professionals will be in attendance:

George Perez, known for the Avengers, Teen Titans, Infinity Gauntlet
• Jim Calafiore, Jeff Dekal, Bo Hampton, Geof Isherwood, Joëlle Jones, Ken Kelly,Greg LaRocque, Pablo Marcos, Val Mayerik, Mike McKone, Mike Perkins, Budd Root, Sanjulian, Andy Smith, Mark Sparacio and Tim Vigil.

All three convention days will feature full schedules of programming such as cosplay, contests and panels.

Single-day admission is $20.00 and a 3-day pass is $45.00 ($15.00 savings) for adults. Admission is FREE for children (12 & under).

12PM-6PM | Friday, August 23rd
10AM-6PM | Saturday, August 24th
10AM-5PM | Sunday, August 25th

Tampa Convention Center (west hall)
333 S Franklin St.
Tampa, FL 33602

Please e-mail: inquiries@tampabaycomiccon.com
www.tampabaycomiccon.com

NC – Free Comic Book Day 2013

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Adam Hughes, Brian Stelfreeze, Tony Harris, Jason Latour, Cully Hamner, Francesco Francavilla, and many more sign at Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day!

Free Comic Book Day 2013 @ Heroes is going to be our biggest and best yet! Come out on May 4th to meet more great comic creators than we have ever had at this fun annual event! Also, it says it right there in the name but in case you missed it, there will be lots of FREE COMICS to choose from too! Check out our awesome guest list and save the date!

  • CHRIS BRUNNER – Artist: Loose Ends, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, The Ride
  • IAN FLYNN – Writer: Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man
  • FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA – Writer/Artist: Black Beetle Artist: Captain America & Black Widow, Detective Comics
  • SANFORD GREENE – Artist: Rotten Apple, Deadpool, Wonder Girl, Method Man GN
  • CULLY HAMNER – Artist: Red, The Question, Detective Comics, Black Lightning
  • JOHN HAIRSTON JR. – Painter
  • DUSTIN HARBIN – Writer/Artist: DIARY COMICS, Nutted!, DHARBIN!
  • TONY HARRIS – Artist: JSA: Whistling Skull, Ex Machina, Starman, War Heroes
  • ADAM HUGHES – Artist: Before Watchmen: Doctor Manhattan, Fairest, Wonder Woman, Catwoman
  • JUSTIN JORDAN – Writer: Legend of Luther Strode, Superboy, Deathstroke, Green Lantern: New Guardians
  • JASON LATOUR – Writer: Winter Soldier, Loose Ends,Wolverine: Japan’s Most Wanted Artist: B.P.R.D., Django Unchained
  • JACKIE LEWIS – Artist: Play Ball
  • TRADD MOORE – Artist: Legend of Luther Strode, Legends of the Dark Knight
  • ERAKLIS PETMEZAS – Writer/Artist: Last Cigarette
  • JAY POTTS – Writer/Artist: World of Hurt
  • RIDDLE – Cosplayer
  • BUDD ROOT – Writer/Artist: Cavewoman
  • ANDY SMITH – Artist: The First, Weapon X, Green Lantern, WWE Heroes, Flex and Tone
  • BRIAN STELFREEZE – Artist: Domino, Matador, Batman: Shadow of the Bat

NOTE that free sketches are at the discretion of the artists, and are not guaranteed. So, mark that date on your calendar folks! Get here early on Saturday, May 4th at Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find will be a great time and you won’t want to miss it!

Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find 
1957 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204

Hickory Con (May 2013)

Hickory

Convention Name
Hickory Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.hickorycon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/11/2013
About This Convention
Artist Andy Smith, Budd Root, Buddy Prince,Bradd Parton, and Stacey Fleming are just a few of the artist that will be attending.You can get you own sketch from any of these guys!
We will have the 501 Star Wars Brigade, Star Trek Fleet and the Klingon Assault Group as well. Bring your camera!
We will have Tons of comics, toys, and lots of other collectibles to choose from. we will also have a yugioh card tournament and 3 booster boxes will be given away in prizes.
Admission to the show is $3.00 entry for adults and $2.00 for children 13 and under at the door. a fun filled day for all. Hope to see you there.
10am-5pm
Venue Name and Address
Hickory Metro Convention Center
1960 13th Ave Dr. SE
Hickory, NC 28602
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
75
Projected Attendance
500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Collectibles
Guests
Andy Smith, Budd Root, Buddy Prince,Bradd Parton

Charlotte Comicon (April 2013)

Charlotte

Convention Name
Charlotte Comicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.charlottecomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/07/2013
About This Convention
Gold, Silver, Bronze & New Comics Plus Toys, Non-Sports Cards, DVD’s and more

COSPLAY, Costume Contest 1st 2nd 3rd place prizes,

The Best Family Friendly Comic Show In the Country

24 Artist and Writers

Venue Name and Address
Marriott Executive Park Hotel
5700 Westpark Dr
Charlotte, NC 28217-3550
United States
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Projected Attendance
800
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Al Bigley, Andy Smith, Budd Root and more !

NC – Free Comic Book Day 2012

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Free Comic Book Day will be here before you know it! Saturday, May 5th 2012 is FCBD at Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find and it’s one of the biggest FCBD events in the country. Not only will we have tons of free comics for comic book fans of all ages, we also invite a bunch of great creators who will sign your comics and do quick sketches for you! This year we’ll be hosting :
  • CHRIS BRUNNERCo-creator and artist on Loose Ends, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Covers for Static Shock, Boondock Saints, & NOLA
  • SHAWN CRYSTALArtist on Deadpool, Deadpool Max, & Deadpool Team-Up
  • FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA – Creator of The Black Beetle, Artist on Captain America & Bucky, Detective Comics, Black Panther, & cover artist for pretty much every other comic book
  • SANFORD GREENECreator of Rotten Apple, Artist on Deadpool, Wonder Girl, Methodman GN
  • CULLY HAMNERCo-creator of Red, Artist on The Question, Detective Comics, Black Lightning, Blue Beetle
  • JASON LATOURCo-creator of Loose Ends, Artist on BPRD: Pickens County Horror, Noche Roja, Scalped, Daredevil: Black & White
  • JACKIE LEWISArtist on Play Ball
  • KEVIN MELLONArtist on Heart, Lovestruck, S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • JAY POTTSCreator of World of Hurt
  • BUDD ROOTCreator of Cavewoman
  • BRIDGIT SCHEIDECreator of Brother Nash
  • BRIAN STELFREEZE –  Artist on Wednesday Comics, The Ride, Gun Candy, & a ton of Batman: Shadow of the Bat covers
  • SKETCH CHARLOTTE – Several artists from this local sketch group will be on hand! Sketch Charlotte meets every Thursday at 6:30pm at Showmars on 7th and Pecan.

Wow! NOTE that free sketches are at the discretion of the artists, and are not guaranteed.

Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find
1957 E. 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204

Hickory Con (May 2012)

Convention Name
Hickory Con
Convention Website Address
http://hickorycon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
05/26/2012
About This Convention
Hickory Con is one of the Carolina’s largest one-day comic/gaming convention. Boasting more than 100 dealer, artist, and guest tables, you are sure to find something exciting! We also host Yugioh sanctioned and just-for-fun tournaments. Be sure to join us for the coolest event in western North Carolina.

Guest artist will be Andy Smith and Budd Root.

We are excited to have the Star Wars 501st fan organization as recurring guests at Hickory Con! Remember to bring your camera and get your picture taken with Darth Vader and Stormtroopers

We can’t thank the Star Trek Independent Fleet enough for all the work they put into helping us promote the show! Be sure to stop by their table. S.T.I.F. also collects for the local Hospice and other charities. Please help them out in their mission to help the less fortunate!

The Klingon Assault Group is also a tremendous help in promoting Hickory Con. You will never find a more enthusiastic group of Star Trek fans! K.A.G. also collects for local charities

Venue Name and Address
Hickory Metro Convention Center
1960 13th Ave Dr. SE
Hickory, NC 28602
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
Guests
Andy Smith and Budd Root

The VA Comicon (January 2012)

January 3, 2012 by  
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Convention Name
The VA Comicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.vacomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
01/15/2012
About This Convention
Virginia’s largest and longest running comic book convention. Now in it’s 26th year. ALL SHOWS in 2012 will be FREE to the public (if you register at our website), and will feature top-tier super-star guests!
Venue Name and Address
The Crowne Plaza West
6531 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
60
Projected Attendance
500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Horror
Guests
Dan Parent, Herb Trimpe, Budd Root, Andy Smith

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Hickory Con (September 2011)

Hickory Metro Convention Center

Convention Name
Hickory Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.hickorycon.com/
This convention will take place:
 

  • for one day only.

 

 

Date
09/17/2011
About This Convention
Artist Andy Smith. Budd Root, Buddy Prince, Bradd Parton, and Stacey Fleming are just a few of the artist that will be attending. we will have the 501 Star Wars Brigade, Star Trek Fleet and the Klingon Assault Group as well. We will have Tons of comics, toys, and lots of other collectibles to choose from. we will also have a yugioh card tournament. $3.00 entry for adults and $2.00 for children 13 and under at the door. a fun filled day for all.
Venue Name and Address
Hickory Metro Convention Center
1960 13th Ave Dr. SE
Hickory, NC 28602
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
70
Projected Attendance
450
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
 

  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

 

NC – Free Comic Book Day 2011

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Press Release:

It’s almost that time of year again for Free Comic Book Day! FCBD at Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find is one of the biggest FCBD events in the country. Not only do we have tons of free comics for comic book fans of all ages, we also invite a bunch of great creators who will sign your comics and do quick sketches for you! This year we’ll be hosting :

Chris Brunner – Co-creator of the FCBD offering LOOSE ENDS from 12 Gauge Comics. Artist on Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, cover artist on Boondock Saints andNola.

Ian Flynn
– Writer on Sonic the Hedgehog and the upcoming Mega Man from Archie Comics.

Sanford Greene
– Creator of 1000 and Rotten Apple. Artist on Wonder Girl, Method Man,and Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man.

Cully Hamner
– Co-creator of Red. Artist on The Question, Blue Beetle, Batman: Tenses, The Ride, Daredevil, and Green Lantern Mosaic.

Jason Latour – Co-creator of the FCBD offering LOOSE ENDS from 12 Gauge Comics. Artist on Wolverine, Captain America, Iron Fist, and Daredevil.

Laura Martin – Color artist on The Rocketeer, Astonishing X-Men, Planetary, Secret Invasion, Thor and The Stand.

Rico Renzi
– Color artist on the FCBD offering LOOSE ENDS from 12 Gauge Comics, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Wolverine, Frenemy of the State, and Captain America. (I’ll mostly be making sure the real guests stay hydrated!)

Budd Root – Creator of Cavewoman.

Bridgit Scheide
– Creator of The Kindle Kind and Brother Nash.

Chris Schweizer
– Creator of The Crogan Adventures.

Andy Smith
– Artist on X-Men Legacy, WWE Heroes, and Superman Confidential.

Brian Stelfreeze
– Artist on Wednesday Comics, Jonah Hex, Batman: Shadow of the Bat, Matador and Domino.

Matt Wilson
– Color artist on the FCBD offering CAPTAIN AMERICA/THOR: THE MIGHTY FIGHTING AVENGERS, Y the Last Man, Phonogram, Thor the Mighty Avenger, and Wolverine.

Sketch Charlotte – Several artists from this local sketch group will be on hand and word has it they are self-publishing their own FCBD anthology with Heroes being one of the few place you can get it!

Wow! NOTE that free sketches are at the discretion of the artists, and are not guaranteed. So, mark that date on your calendar folks! Saturday, May 7th at Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find will be a good time and you won’t want to miss it!

Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find
1957 E. 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204

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