NH – FCBD: Merrymac Games & Comics Signing

Sean Gordon Murphy, Corin Howell, Andrew MacLean, Elias Chatzoudis, Chris Campana, Chris Uminga, and Chrissie Zullo sign at Merrymac Games & Comics on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Merrymac Games and Comics
550 DW Highway, Merrimack, NH 03054
(603) 420-8161

HeroesCon 2017 Adds More Guests

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 BLAYLOCKDevil’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 FOXVertigo 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 JACKSONGalaxies For Hire, Empty Zone, Minirauders
AUSTIN JANOWSKY | Iron Man: The End, Satellite Falling, Red Sonja, Divine Retribution
ARVELL JONESAll-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 STEWARTMotor Crush, Batgirl, Fight Club 2, Seaguy, The Other Side
JUSTIN STEWARTKentucky 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

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For the most up-to-date information, check our blog, or sign up for the weekly Heroes Hotline newsletter. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook!

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

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.

Massive Comic Con 2017 Artist Alley is Stacked With Talent

The MASSive Comic Con returns to the DCU Center in Worcester, MA on Saturday June 24th & Sunday 25th for more comic book and pop culture fun!

Artist Alley is packed with the some of the best talent in the comics industry, including Writers, Artists and Publishers. Our guests will be available for sketches, commissions and autographs, as well as participating on panel discussions and workshops! Guests include:

  • Amanda Conner; artist/writer Harley Quinn, SuperZero
  • Jimmy Palmiotti: writer Harley Quinn, SuperZero
  • Stephane Roux; artist Zatanna
  • Megan Hutchison; artist Rockstars
  • Tim Townsend; artist/inker Doctor Strange
  • Dave Johnson; artist DC, Marvel
  • Paul Mounts; artist/colorist DC, Marvel, Image
  • Cully Hamner; artist Blue Beetle, Red
  • Billy Tucci; artist/writer Crusade Fine Arts, Shi
  • Nelson Faro DeCastro; artist DC, Marvel
  • Frank Tieri; writer DC, Marvel
  • Ming Doyle; artist DC, Marvel
  • Jonathan Glapion; artist/inker Reborn
  • John Gallagher; artist The Flash
  • Robert Pope; artist Peanuts
  • Robert Atkins; artist GI Joe
  • Alex Saviuk; artist Spider-Man
  • Agnes Garbowska; artist DC Super Hero Girls
  • Amanda Deibert; writer Wonder Woman ’77
  • Cat Staggs; artist Adventures of Supergirl, Crosswind
  • John Timms; artist Harley Quinn
  • Kenneth Rocafort; artist Superman
  • Mark McKenna; artist Combat Jacks
  • Christy Blanch; writer Aw Yeah Comics
  • Franco; artist Tiny Titans
  • Scoot; artist Aw Yeah Comics
  • Brian Atkins; artist Family Graves
  • Ed Smith; artist Tellos tribute book
  • Ben Bishop; artist The Aggregate
  • Sal Otero; artist TMNT, Until We Sleep
  • Ron Leary; artist Heavy Metal
  • Hyunsung “Creees” Lee; artist Freelance art & Design
  • Scott Hamilton; artist Custom Caricatures
  • Chris Campana; writer/artist First World
  • Bill Walko; artist The Hero Business
  • Bob Salley; writer/creator Salvagers
  • Jeff Kline; writer/producer/publisher Darby Pop Publishing

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Watch the Facebook Page and www.massivecomiccon.com for updates!

NJ – Free Comic Book Day 2016

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Artists Minkyu Jung, Idan Knafo Kerbis, Nick Justus, Erik Klaus, Marki Wolfson, and Chris Campana appear at Zapp Comics on Saturday May 7, 2016 to sign, sketch and celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Zapp Comics
574 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
973-628-4500

NJ – First World Signing

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Artist Chris Campana appears at East Side Mags for a signing on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at noon!

Chris has worked for companies such as Caliber, Image Comics, and Red Anvil Comics and spent a while doing storyboards for commercials and video game design. Chris will be signing copies of his book and sketching for customers. Buy a sketch cover from East Side Mags – get a FREE sketch!

About First World:
An evil thought only to be a fairy tale has returned. A young girl, Arana and several others must find a way to stop this nightmare of creatures before the First World falls into ultimate darkness.

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East Side Mags
7 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
(862) 333-4961

NJ – First World Signing

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Artist Chris Campana appears at Zapp Comics on Saturday April 2nd from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM to sign The First World TP! Free pencil sketch with any blank sketch cover purchase.

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Zapp Comics
574 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
973-628-4500

Philadelphia Comic-Con Returns Sunday, August 9th, 2015

August 6, 2015 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Pennsylvania

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Press Release:

It is the return of the Philadelphia Comic-Con on Sunday August 9th.  This comic book convention is held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center located at 76 Industrial Highway (Route 291) in Essington, PA 19029.  The hotel is conveniently located off of exit 9A from I-95. It is also close to I-76, I-476 and most bridges from New Jersey.  Show hours are 10 AM to 4 PM. Admission is only $3 per person.  Students of any age (including college) are admitted free with a current id.   Parking is also free on premises.  For those of you that do not drive Septa Bus Route 37 stops directly in front of the hotel.

It is quite a site to behold with 60+ tables at the show in the 4,500 square foot ballroom of the hotel.  Dealers from 5 states setup there selling, buying and even trading with collectors. Thousands and thousands of comic books from the 1940’s to present day will be for sale at the show.  Also available will be collecting supplies, graphic novels, action figures, statues, non-sportcards, dvd’s and original artwork.  The show has become a fan favorite for years with people travelling up to 3 hours one way just to shop at the show.

Special guest artists this show are Greg Larocque (“The Flash”), Paris Cullins (“Blue Devil” “WWE Superstarz”) and Chris Campana (“Hyperkind” “Negative Burn”).

Any questions about the convention can be sent to derekwoywood@gmail.com or we can be reached by phone at 856-217-5737.  Fans can also check us out on the web at www.philadelphiacomic-con.com.      Or on facebook.com/PhiladelphiaComicCon.

NJ – Free Comic Book Day 2015

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Writer Frank Barbiere and artists Chris Campana and Nick Justus appear at Zapp Comics on Saturday May 2, 2015 for Free Comic Book Day!

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Zapp Comics
574 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
973-628-4500

Nittany-Con (March 2014)

Michael Keaton’s Batman RETURNED!  Even Thomas Hardy’s Native RETURNED!  And so shall it be when Nittany-Con RETURNS on Sunday, March 30th, 2014, at the Quality Inn on Rt. 150 N. in Milesburg, PA  (Exit 158 off of Rt. 80) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.!

*LOW Admission Price of Just $3. for Adults and Teens means YOU have MORE to SPEND in the climate-controlled Dealers’ Room on TENS of THOUSANDS of COMICS (Golden Age to Present), Toys, Action Figures, DVDs, Novelties and other Comics Collectibles!

*Free, Free, FREE!: FREE Admission for Kids 12-and-Under!  FREE Parking for Con attendees in the Hotel parking lot!  FREE Comics for the First 100 patrons!

*Great DOOR PRIZES: Nittany-Con $howca$h, Mystery Give-Away Box (over $100 value inside), Silver-Age Comic Give-Away…and the Free GAS Card Give-Away…win FREE GAS for your return trip home!

*Guest CREATORS in attendance! Ted RIDDLE, Jared BROWN, Joe FREISTUHLER, Chris CAMPANA, Thom & Kambrea PRATT, Brendan HYKES, Dani KAULAKIS, Jason LENOX, Robert HACK, and Daniel HORNE! The Keystone State’s most exciting cutting-edge Comic-Art talents will be out in force: greeting fans, signing autographs, selling original art, sketchies, and special publications! Look for our postings on ConventionScene.com or the Nittany-Con Facebook Page (new)! Watch for announcements from now until…Showtime!

*Easy Access: via Rt. 150 (the Benner Pike, north-south) and Rt. 80 (east-west). Con hotel is 15 miles and 20 minutes away from State College, home of Penn State University.

*New, New, NEW!: Watch for: NEW Events, NEW Guests, NEW Surprises coming your way!

*NITTANY-CON is produced by Surf Pirates Productions (15 years of experience in producing comics shows) and Way Cool Comics of Huntingdon, PA. Comics Celebrity appearances subject to Guest Availability. NITTANY-CON is TM and (C) 2013 by Surf Pirate Productions, ARR.

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NITTANY-CON 1 (March 2013)

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Be part of Comics History when NITTANY-CON 1 makes its debut on SUNDAY, March 24th, 2013, at the Quality Inn on Rt. 150 N. in Milesburg, PA. (Exit 158 off of Rt. 80) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.!

*LOW Admission Price of Just $3. for Adults and Teens means YOU have MORE to SPEND in the climate-controlled Dealers Room on TENS of THOUSANDS of COMICS (Golden Age to Present), Toys, Action Figures, DVDs, Comics Supplies and other Comics Collectibles!

*FREE, FREE, FREE!: FREE Admission for Kids 12-and-Under! FREE Parking for Con attendees in the hotel parking lot!  FREE Comics for the first 100 patrons!

*Dandy DOOR PRIZES: Nittany-Con $howca$h (use these faux banknotes like REAL cash anywhere in the Dealers Room), Mystery Give-Away Box (over $100 merchandise inside), Silver-Age Comic Give-Away…and the Free GAS CARD Give-Away…ONE lucky winner gets FREE GAS for the return trip home!

*Guest CREATORS in attendance!  Independent Comics Artists JASON LENOX and BRIAN ALLEN from Ugli Studios, Lucasfilm-licensed Star Wars artist TOD ALLEN SMITH, IDW Comics Artist (Dr.Who and Kolchak the Night Stalker) ROBERT HACK! Indy Artist/Illustrator DANI KAULAKIS, Disney Artist THOM PRATT…and ROBB HORAN, who will be M.C.-ing the World-Premiere Re-Launch of POISON ELVES! Indie comic Creator CHRIS CAMPANA and Artist/Illustrator NIKOLAS HAGLIAKIS!  The Guest List is always finalized one week before the show. See Comics Creators in ACTION: greeting fans, signing autographs, selling original art, sketches and special publications!

*Easy ACCESS: via Rt. 150 (the Benner Pike, north-south) and Rt. 80 (from east, take Exit 158, go to bottom of ramp, make left at stop-sign, after McDonald’s and Subway, look for Quality Inn on the right…from west, take Exit 158, follow signs for Rt. 150 North, pass same restaurants, hotel on right). Con hotel is 15 miles and 20 minutes from State College, home of Penn State University.

   *NITTANY-CON is a co-production of Surf Pirates Productions (15 years of experience in producing comic conventions) and Way Cool Comics of Huntingdon, PA. Comics Celebrity Appearances subject to Guest Availability. Check for periodic announcements via Way Cool Comics Facebook page or ConventionScene.com. For dealer and vendor info, contact Way Cool Comics at 517 Washington St., Huntingdon, PA. 16652 or email beezee622@netzero.com.

*NITTANY-CON is TM and (C) 2013 by Surf Pirate Productions, ARR.