Shock Pop Comiccon Set to Launch in Fort Lauderdale in February 2015

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Press Release:

SHOCK POP COMICCON LAUNCHES IN FORT LAUDERDALE FEBRUARY 13-15, 2015

TICKETS AND VIP PACKAGES ON SALE NOW

Fort Lauderdale, FL (August 29, 2014)… Get ready! The 1st Annual Shock Pop Comiccon launches February 13-15, 2015 at the Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Shock Pop Comiccon is the newest pop culture experience celebrating your favorite movies, television shows, music, comics & animation, and toys & collectibles.  The event will feature an interactive 100,000 square foot show of Celebrities, Comic Artists & Writers, Cosplay, Animation, Music, Anime, Art Exhibits, Vendors, Panels & Autograph sessions, The Karate Kid Reunion, The Stars of Star Trek Continues Web Series, Friday the 13th 35th Anniversary Reunion, Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge 30th Anniversary Reunion, Demons 30th Anniversary Reunion, Fire & Ice Reunion, Geek Film Fest, and an Independent Film Maker Contest.

Highlights include (as of August 29, 2014): 

New announcements posted regularly on shockpopcc.com, @shockpopcc, instagram.com/shockpopcc# and facebook.com/shockpopcc

 

Celebrities & Special Guests – Movies/TV/Animation

John Waters – Performing “This Filthy World”

Robert Englund – Freddy in Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge

Steven Bauer – Ray Donovan, Scarface

David Anders – Once Upon A Time, Alias, I Zombies

Booboo Stewart – X-Men: Days of Future Past, Twilight Saga

Caity Lotz – Arrow, The Machine

Kristin Bauer – True Blood

Julie Benz – Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Dexter

Giancarlo Esposito – Gus Fring from Breaking Bad

Sylvester McCoy- Dr. Who, The Hobbitt

Ralph Macchio – Karate kid, The Outsiders, My Cousin Vinny

C. Thomas Howell – The Outsiders, The Amazing Spiderman, Southland

Danny Trejo – Machete, Machete Kills, Sons of Anarchy

Daniel Cudmore – Colossus in X Men, Voltuir Felix in Twilight Saga

J August Richards – Angel, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Michael Rosenbaum – Lex Luther in Smallville

Christopher Knight, Susan Olsen, Barry Williams – The Brady Bunch

Martin Kove – The Karate Kid, Rambo

Billy Zabka – The Karate Kid

Mark Ryan – Transformers voice of Lockdown

Jovanka Vuckovic – Clive Barker’s Jacqueline ESS, XX:The First All-Female Horror Anthology

Holly Frazetta – Frazetta Girls

Rytanya Alda – The Deer Hunter, Mommie Dearest

Man of Action – Founders Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle – Creators of Ben 10 and Big Hero 6, producers/writers of Marvel’s Avengers Assemble

H G Lewis – The Godfather of Gore -his films paved the way for modern horror and exploitation – Herschell Gordon Lewis’ BloodMania film debuting in 2015.

 

Cosplay

Ani-mia                         Leeanna Vamp             Nicole Marie Jean

Veron                           The Ghouligans           V is for Villians

219th Umbrella Brain Surgeons                                    Star Wars – 501 Everglades Squad

1701st Fleet                 Buurenaar Verda Clan – Mandalorian Mercs (FL)

 

Comic Artists & Writers

Steve Niles – Author, Novelist, and Screenwriter – 30 Days of Night, Cal Mcdonald, Army of Darkness, Bad Planet

Mark Alan Miller – Seraphim Films – writes, produces, and directs original content alongside master of horror Clive Barker.

Jimmy Palmiotti – writer of comic books, tv, video games and film- Thrill Seeker and Painkiller Jane, All-Star Western, GI Combat, Ame-Comi Girls, video game Injustice: Gods Among U

Amanda Conner – illustrator – Power Girl

Whilce Portacio – writer and artist-The Punisher/X-Men/Iron Man, etc.

William Simpson – artist – Batman, Judge Dredd, Hellblazer, now storyboard artist for Game of Thrones

Ben Templesmith – author and artist – 30 Days of Night, Fell, and worked on Star Wars, Doctor Who, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer

Mike Deodato, Jr. – artist – Malibu’s Santa Claws, Innovation’s Beauty and the Beast, Wonder Woman, Avengers, Elektra, Spiderman

Bob Schreck - Legendary Comics- edited Holy Terror, The Tower Chronicles, and Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero/writing and editing for Marvel and DC Comics

Joe Kelly – Man of Action – I Kill Giants

Duncan Rouleau – Man of Action – The Great Unknown

Steven T. Seagle – Man of Action – it’s a bird…

Gerry Conway – illustrator – Fire and Ice, The Punisher

Cully Hamner – artist and writer-Green Lantern: Mosaic, Blue Beetle, Black Lightning: Year One, Detective Comics. graphic novel Red

Kyle Higgins – writer & film director-Batman franchise at DC comics, Deathstroke, Captain America

Paul Jenkins – writer – Hulk, Origin, Spiderman

Scott Kolins – illustrator – The Flash

Scott Lobdell – writer – Red Hood

Laura Martin – digital color artist-JLA/serenity

John Beatty –illustrator – DC Comics, Captain America, The Punisher

 

Animation

Our talented guests at Shock Pop Comiccon are the voices behind some of The Biggest Characters in DC Comics animation & video games!

Richard Epcar – voice actor – Joker in Justice League, Mortal Kombat Vs DCU

Michael Rosenbaum – voice actor – Flash in Justice League Unlimited

Kristin Bauer – voice actor – Mera in Justice League Unlimited

Giancarlo Esposito – voice actor – Ra’s Al Ghul in Son of Batman.

Steven E. Gordon – Character Designer of X-Men: Evolution, The Swan Princess and The Ultimate Avengers, and Animator, Director, Storyboard Artist and Illustrator

Todd Haberkorn – voice actor – Mr. Spock in Star Trek Continues Web Series, Sgt. Frog as Keroro, Suzuka as Yamato, Ghost Hunt as Naru, Sands of Destruction as Kyrie

Sean Hannon – voice actor – Fire and Ice, 3D character animation

Stephen Mendel – film and voice actor- Fire and Ice, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Terminal

Vic Mignogna – anime and video game voice actor – Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist, Executive Producer and Captain Kirk in Star Trek Continues Web Series

Hal Rayle – voice actor- Transformers, Swat Kids

Maggie Roswell – voice actor- The Simpsons, Fire & Ice

Ellyn Stern – voice actor –  Masaki Kurosaki in the hit anime series Bleach

Joe Casey – Man of Action – Sex

Joe Kelly – Man of Action – I Kill Giants

Duncan Rouleau – Man of Action – The Great Unknown

Steven T. Seagle – Man of Action – it’s a bird

 

Music

Eerie Von – famed musician from Danzig         The Misfits

Samhain                                                           V is for Villians

 

Anime

Vic Mignogna and Todd Haberkorn – Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock on the Star Trek Continues Web Series.

Richard Epcar -

Ellyn Stern –

Funimation Screenings

Art of Akira Exhibit

 

Movies

Shock Pop Comiccon Presents GeekFest Film Fest

Features, shorts, web series, trailers, fan films, parody music videos and more!  17 Selections are screening at Shock Pop Comiccon and include: Good Game Directed by Mary Ratliff, Posthuman Project Directed by Kyle Roberts, Valiant Directed by Robin G. Phillips and Star Wars: The Holo Experience Directed by Miguel Angel Sánchez and Cogolludo Santiago Hernández.

“The Outlaws of the Underground” – Indy Film Fest

Highlighting independent film makers who create “underground” horror and grindhouse style films.  Featuring:  Adam Ahlbrandt, Brian Williams, actress Ellie Church, and James Bickert – curator for the Drive in Invasion


Screenings

Director’s Cut -Albert Pyun’s Captain America and Directors Cut – Albert Pyun’s Cyborg.

 

“Friday the 13th Shock Night” –  February 13

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge – 30th Anniversary Reunion

Jack Sholder, Director; David Chaskin, screenwriter; and cast: Robert Englund – Freddy,  Mark Patton – Jesse Walsh; Kim Myers – Lisa Webber, and Robert Rusler – Ron Grady

 

  • Friday the 13th , the original – 35th Anniversary Reunion

Sean S. Cunningham, Creator and Director, and cast:  Ari Lehman – the original Jason Vorhees who will perform with his band First Jason, Adrienne King as Alice, Ron Millkie-Officer Dorf, Harry Manfredini – music score composer, Tom Savini – special effects and makeup legend – creator of original makeup for “Jason”

 

  • Demons – 30th Anniversary Reunion

Lamberto Bava, Director; and cast: Bobby Rhodes, Claudio Simonetti, Geretta Geretta, Sergio Stivaletti

 

  • Zach Galligan – Gremlins, Scott Tepperman – Ghost Hunters International, Crimson Mask Studios and Nightmare Gloves, The Ghouligans, Ken Kirzinger –Jason in Freddy vs. Jason, Patty Mullen – Frankenhooker, Thommy Hutson – wrote and produced documentary – “His Name was Jason – 30 years of Friday the 13th”, H G Lewis – The Godfather of Gore -his films paved the way for modern horror & exploitation – Herschell Gordon Lewis’ BloodMania film debuting in 2015.

 

Fire and Ice – Saturday, February 14

Special Skype appearance by Ralph Bakshi, Director; Gerry Conway, Writer; Sean Hannon; The Frazetta Girls representing the work of Frank Frazetta (deceased) co-creator of Fire and Ice.

 

Artist Alley & Exhibitors

Nightmare Gloves, WerePups, Carnevil zombie make unders, Crimson Mask Studios, Joe the Peacock –largest collection of original art from the Akira animated film, Brian Steward, Gary Niles Pop Art, Krave Art, Last Gasp, Frazetta Girls, 219th Brain Surgeons, Mostly Harmless Pictures, Weekend T.A.R.D.I.S, Adam Ahlbrandt, Big World Pictures, Buurenaar Verda Clan – Mandalorian Mercs(FL), Glasshouse Graphics, Ani-Mia, Eerie Von, Leeanna Vamp, Nicole Marie Jean, Ralph Bakshi Studios.  As of 8/29/14.

 

For exhibitor information, please contact Marc Ferman at shockpopcc@gmail.com.

 

Tickets are on sale now.  VIP Packages coming soon.  Special room rates are available at these fine hotels:  Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach-bahiamarhotel.com, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina Hotel – fortlauderdalemarinahtel.com, Renaissance Fort Lauderdale – Marriott.com.  Ask for Shock Pop Comiccon and rates apply through December 10, 2014, or while supplies last. Connect with us:  shockpopcc.com, @shockpopcc, instagram.com/shockpopcc# and facebook.com/shockpopcc

Shock Pop Comiccon LLC is an organization dedicated to providing a unique and thrilling experience for all fans of pop culture, especially comic books and animation.  The show will feature exhibitors, a huge artist alley, intriguing programming, special guests and tons of cosplay.  www.shockpopcc.com.

Shock Pop Comiccon (February 2015)

Shock Pop Comiccon logo

Convention Name
  Shock Pop Comiccon
Convention Website Address
  http://shockpopcc.com
This convention will take place:
 
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
  02/13/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
  02/15/2015
About This Convention
  Get ready! The 1st Annual Shock Pop Comiccon launches February 13-15, 2015 at the Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Shock Pop Comiccon is the newest pop culture experience celebrating your favorite movies, television shows, music, comics & animation, and toys & collectibles.  The event will feature an interactive 100,000 square foot show of Celebrities, Comic Artists & Writers, Cosplay, Animation, Music, Anime, Art Exhibits, Vendors, Panels & Autograph sessions, The Karate Kid Reunion, The Stars of Star Trek Continues Web Series, Friday the 13th 35th Anniversary Reunion, Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge 30th Anniversary Reunion, Demons 30th Anniversary Reunion, Fire & Ice Reunion, Geek Film Fest, and an Independent Film Maker Contest.

Highlights include (as of August 29, 2014): 

New announcements posted regularly on shockpopcc.com, @shockpopcc, instagram.com/shockpopcc# and facebook.com/shockpopcc

 

Celebrities & Special Guests – Movies/TV/Animation

John Waters – Performing “This Filthy World”

Robert Englund – Freddy in Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge

Steven Bauer – Ray Donovan, Scarface

David Anders – Once Upon A Time, Alias, I Zombies

Boobo Stewart – X-Men: Days of Future Past, Twilight Saga

Caity Lotz – Arrow, The Machine

Kristin Bauer – True Blood

Julie Benz – Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Dexter

Giancarlo Esposito – Gus Fring from Breaking Bad

Sylvester Mccoy- Dr. Who, The Hobbitt

Ralph Macchio – Karate kid, The Outsiders, My Cousin Vinny

C. Thomas Howell – The Outsiders, The Amazing Spiderman, Southland

Danny Trejo – Machete, Machete Kills, Sons of Anarchy

Daniel Cudmore – Colossus in X Men, Voltuir Felix in Twilight Saga

J August Richards – Angel, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Michael Rosenbaum – Lex Luther in Smallville

Christopher Knight, Susan Olsen, Barry Williams – The Brady Bunch

Martin Kove – The Karate Kid, Rambo

Billy Zabka – The Karate Kid

Mark Ryan – Transformers voice of Lockdown

Jovanka Vuckovic – Clive Barker’s Jacqueline ESS, XX:The First All-Female Horror Anthology

Holly Frazetta – Frazetta Girls

Rytanya Alda – The Deer Hunter, Mommie Dearest

Man of Action – Founders Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle – Creators of Ben 10 and Big Hero 6, producers/writers of Marvel’s Avengers Assemble

H G Lewis – The Godfather of Gore -his films paved the way for modern horror and exploitation – Herschell Gordon Lewis’ BloodMania film debuting in 2015.

Cosplay

Ani-mia                         Leeanna Vamp             Nicole Marie Jean

Veron                           The Ghouligans           V is for Villians

219th Umbrella Brain Surgeons                                    Star Wars – 501 Everglades Squad

1701st Fleet                 Buurenaar Verda Clan – Mandalorian Mercs(FL)

 

Comic Artists & Writers

Steve Niles – Author, Novelist, and Screenwriter – 30 Days of Night, Cal Mcdonald, Army of Darkness, Bad Planet

Mark Alan Miller – Seraphim Films – writes, produces, and directs original content alongside master of horror Clive Barker.

Jimmy Palmiotti – writer of comic books, tv, video games and film- Thrill Seeker and Painkiller Jane, All-Star Western, GI Combat, Ame-Comi Girls, video game Injustice: Gods Among U

Amanda Conner – illustrator – Power Girl

Whilce Portacio – writer and artist-The Punisher/X-Men/Iron Man, etc.

William Simpson – artist – Batman, Judge Dredd, Hellblazer, now storyboard artist for Game of Thrones

Ben Templesmith – author and artist – 30 Days of Night, Fell, and worked on Star Wars, Doctor Who, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer

Mike Deodato, Jr. – artist – Malibu’s Santa Claws, Innovation’s Beauty and the Beast, Wonder Woman, Avengers, Elektra, Spiderman

Bob Schreck - Legendary Comics- edited Holy Terror, The Tower Chronicles, and Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero/writing and editing for Marvel and DC Comics

Joe Kelly – Man of Action – I Kill Giants

Duncan Rouleau – Man of Action – The Great Unknown

Steven T. Seagle – Man of Action – it’s a bird…

Gerry Conway – illustrator – Fire and Ice, The Punisher

Cully Hamner – artist and writer-Green Lantern: Mosaic, Blue Beetle, Black Lightning: Year One, Detective Comics. graphic novel Red

Kyle Higgins – writer & film director-Batman franchise at DC comics, Deathstroke, Captain America

Paul Jenkins – writer – Hulk, Origin, Spiderman

Scott Kolins – illustrator – The Flash

Scott Lobdell – writer – Red Hood

Laura Martin – digital color artist-JLA/serenity

John Beatty –illustrator – DC Comics, Captain America, The Punisher

 

 

Animation

Our talented guests at Shock Pop Comiccon are the voices behind some of The Biggest Characters in DC Comics animation & video games!

Richard Epcar – voice actor – Joker in Justice League, Mortal Kombat Vs DCU

Michael Rosenbaum – voice actor – Flash in Justice League Unlimited

Kristin Bauer – voice actor – Mera in Justice League Unlimited

Giancarlo Esposito – voice actor – Ra’s Al Ghul in Son of Batman.

Steven E. Gordon – Character Designer of X-Men: Evolution, The Swan Princess and The Ultimate Avengers, and Animator, Director, Storyboard Artist and Illustrator

Todd Haberkorn – voice actor – Mr. Spock in Star Trek Continues Web Series, Sgt. Frog as Keroro, Suzuka as Yamato, Ghost Hunt as Naru, Sands of Destruction as Kyrie

Sean Hannon – voice actor – Fire and Ice, 3D character animation

Stephen Mendel – film and voice actor- Fire and Ice, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Terminal

Vic Mignogna – anime and video game voice actor – Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist, Executive Producer and Captain Kirk in Star Trek Continues Web Series

Hal Rayle – voice actor- Transformers, Swat Kids

Maggie Roswell – voice actor- The Simpsons, Fire & Ice

Ellyn Stern – voice actor –  Masaki Kurosaki in the hit anime series Bleach

Joe Casey – Man of Action – Sex

Joe Kelly – Man of Action – I Kill Giants

Duncan Rouleau – Man of Action – The Great Unknown

Steven T. Seagle – Man of Action – it’s a bird

 

Music

Eerie Von – famed musician from Danzig         The Misfits

Samhain                                                           V is for Villians

 

Anime

Vic Mignogna and Todd Haberkorn – Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock on the Star Trek Continues Web Series.

Richard Epcar -

Ellyn Stern –

Funimation Screenings

Art of Akira Exhibit

 

Movies

Shock Pop Comiccon Presents GeekFest Film Fest

Features, shorts, web series, trailers, fan films, parody music videos and more!  17 Selections are screening at Shock Pop Comiccon and include: Good Game Directed by Mary Ratliff, Posthuman Project Directed by Kyle Roberts, Valiant Directed by Robin G. Phillips and Star Wars: The Holo Experience Directed by Miguel Angel Sánchez and Cogolludo Santiago Hernández.

“The Outlaws of the Underground” – Indy Film Fest

Highlighting independent film makers who create “underground” horror and grindhouse style films.  Featuring:  Adam Ahlbrandt, Brian Williams, actress Ellie Church, and James Bickert – curator for the Drive in Invasion


Screenings

Director’s Cut -Albert Pyun’s Captain America and Directors Cut – Albert Pyun’s Cyborg.

“Friday the 13th Shock Night” –  February 13

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge – 30th Anniversary Reunion

Jack Sholder, Director; David Chaskin, screenwriter; and cast: Robert Englund – Freddy,  Mark Patton – Jesse Walsh; Kim Myers – Lisa Webber, and Robert Rusler – Ron Grady

 

  • Friday the 13th , the original – 35th Anniversary Reunion

Sean S. Cunningham, Creator and Director, and cast:  Ari Lehman – the original Jason Vorhees who will perform with his band First Jason, Adrienne King as Alice, Ron Millkie-Officer Dorf, Harry Manfredini – music score composer, Tom Savini – special effects and makeup legend – creator of original makeup for “Jason”

 

  • Demons – 30th Anniversary Reunion

Lamberto Bava, Director; and cast: Bobby Rhodes, Claudio Simonetti, Geretta Geretta, Sergio Stivaletti

 

  • Zach Galligan – Gremlins, Scott Tepperman – Ghost Hunters International, Crimson Mask Studios and Nightmare Gloves, The Ghouligans, Ken Kirzinger –Jason in Freddy vs. Jason, Patty Mullen – Frankenhooker, Thommy Hutson – wrote and produced documentary – “His Name was Jason – 30 years of Friday the 13th”, H G Lewis – The Godfather of Gore -his films paved the way for modern horror & exploitation – Herschell Gordon Lewis’ BloodMania film debuting in 2015.

 

 

Fire and Ice – Saturday, February 14

Special Skype appearance by Ralph Bakshi, Director; Gerry Conway, Writer; Sean Hannon; The Frazetta Girls representing the work of Frank Frazetta (deceased) co-creator of Fire and Ice.

 

Artist Alley & Exhibitors

Nightmare Gloves, WerePups, Carnevil zombie make unders, Crimson Mask Studios, Joe the Peacock –largest collection of original art from the Akira animated film, Brian Steward, Gary Niles Pop Art, Krave Art, Last Gasp, Frazetta Girls, 219th Brain Surgeons, Mostly Harmless Pictures, Weekend T.A.R.D.I.S, Adam Ahlbrandt, Big World Pictures, Buurenaar Verda Clan – Mandalorian Mercs(FL), Glasshouse Graphics, Ani-Mia, Eerie Von, Leeanna Vamp, Nicole Marie Jean, Ralph Bakshi Studios.  As of 8/29/14.

For exhibitor information, please contact Marc Ferman at shockpopcc@gmail.com.

 

Tickets are on sale now.  VIP Packages coming soon.  Special room rates are available at these fine hotels:  Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach-bahiamarhotel.com, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina Hotel – fortlauderdalemarinahtel.com, Renaissance Fort Lauderdale – Marriott.com.  Ask for Shock Pop Comiccon and rates apply through December 10, 2014, or while supplies last. Connect with us:  shockpopcc.com, @shockpopcc, instagram.com/shockpopcc# and facebook.com/shockpopcc

 

Shock Pop Comiccon LLC is an organization dedicated to providing a unique and thrilling experience for all fans of pop culture, especially comic books and animation.  The show will feature exhibitors, a huge artist alley, intriguing programming, special guests and tons of cosplay.  www.shockpopcc.com.

 

Venue Name and Address
  Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
  150
Projected Attendance
  30000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
  Comic Books
Additional Categories
 
  • Anime
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
  See above.

Indiana Comic Con 2014 Donates 100 Tickets to Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Indiana Comic Con Donates 100 Tickets to Big Brothers Big Sisters

February 21st, 2014 – The Indiana Comic Con has donated approximately 120 tickets to Indiana charitable organizations. The inaugural Indiana Comic Con will debut on March 14-16, 2014 at the Indianapolis Convention Center.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana is recipient of 100 tickets to the Indiana Comic Con. This organization plays a major role in bettering the community by directly helping, mentoring and guiding disadvantaged children. By providing a strong and professional, 1-on-1 relationship for children, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana directly improves the community of central Indiana by investing in the youth of central Indiana.

The National MS Foundation: Indiana State Chapter by way of an affiliated group called, “The Bearded Avengers” is recipient of 20 tickets to the Indiana Comic Con. The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation works to find a cure to the ailment that ultimately prevents human movement and function through traumatic nerve damage in the brain and spinal cord.

Featured at the inaugural Indiana Comic Con are roughly 20 critically-acclaimed creators (writers and illustrators) from the field of comic book publication and fantasy painting. In addition, popular actors and actresses will be in attendance: Evan Peters (American Horror Story, X-Men), Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones), Caity Lotz (Arrow, Mad Men) and Daniel Cudmore (X-Men, Twilight). 150 vendors, local writers, artists and publishers will also be featured at the event.

The Indiana Comic Con will take place on March 14-16, 2014 at:

Indianapolis Convention Center
100 S. Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Super Mega Show to Feature Batman and X-Men Stars in June 2012

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The June 9 & 10 Super Mega Show features BATMAN & X-MEN stars and reunions!

The Dynamic Duo, Adam West (Batman) & Burt Ward (Robin), will come together with Lee Meriwether (Catwoman) in a rare appearance not to be missed.

X-MEN stars Kelly Hu (Lady Deathstrike) and Daniel Cudmore (Colossus) round out the lineup of heroes & villians at this years mega event!

Herb Trimpe (Incredible Hulk) and Pablo Marcos (Conan) are the comic artist Guests of Honor.

For more info and tickets www.supermegashow.com

Previewing the Dragon*Con 2010 Guest List

The guest list for Atlanta’s Dragon*Con is always long (and this year’s is no exception) with someone interesting for fans of any genre. While everyone will have their favorites, I just thought that in addition to the recent addition of comics legend Stan Lee, I would highlight a few of the names that stand out to me for 2010:

  • Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings)
  • Morena Baccarin (Firefly/Serenity, V)
  • Avery Brooks (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • LeVar Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Erica Cerra (Eureka)
  • Daniel Cudmore (Twilight, X-Men)
  • Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Larry Hagman (Dallas, I Dream of Jeannie)
  • Linda Hamilton (Terminator, Beauty & The Beast)
  • Stan Lee – comic book legend
  • Kellan Lutz (Twilight)
  • James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Smallville)
  • Mike McKone (Teen Titans, Avengers Academy)
  • Mike Mignola (Hellboy)
  • Jason Momoa (Conan)
  • Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica)
  • Adrian Pasdar (Heroes)
  • George Perez – comics legend
  • Sendhil Ramamurthy (Heroes)
  • Elisabeth Rohm (Angel, Law & Order, Heroes)
  • Michael Shanks (Stargate SG-1)
  • Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Shawnee Smith (SAW)
  • Kevin Sorbo (Hercules, Andromeda)
  • Chaske Spencer (Twilight)
  • Brent Spiner (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Jewel Staite (Firefly/Serenity, Stargate: Atlantis)
  • Sam Trammel (True Blood)
  • Laura Vandervoort (Smallville, V)

Who else do you think is a highlight?

Pattinson, Stewart, and Lautner at Eclipse Convention This Weekend

Although they will not be available for autographs or photo ops, nevertheless, Robert Pattison, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner will be making a rare convention appearance together this Saturday as part of The Official Twilight Saga Eclipse Convention being put on jointly by Summit Entertainment and Creation Entertainment in Los Angeles, June 11-13.

The full breakdown of just who is attending as well as his or her availability is listed below, via Creation Entertainment:

Twilight Special Guests

robert pattinson ROBERT PATTINSON

Appearing on a very special panel event Saturday early evening! If you are attending the convention you are IN to see this amazing event!

Due to scheduling, Robert will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

kristen stewart KRISTEN STEWART

Appearing on a very special panel event Saturday early evening! If you are attending the convention you are IN to see this amazing event!

Due to scheduling, Kristen will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

taylor lautner TAYLOR LAUTNER

Appearing on a very special panel event Saturday early evening! If you are attending the convention you are IN to see this amazing event!

Due to scheduling, Taylor will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

peter facinelli PETER FACINELLI

Dr. Carlisle Cullen
Appearing Saturday on a special Cullen Family Panel.

Due to scheduling, Peter will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

elizabeth reaser ELIZABETH REASER

Esme Cullen
Appearing Saturday on a special Cullen Family Panel.

Due to scheduling, Elizabeth will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

nikki reed NIKKI REED

Rosalie Hale
Appearing Saturday on a special Cullen Family Panel.

Due to scheduling, Nikki will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

ashley greene ASHLEY GREENE

Alice Cullen
Appearing Saturday on a special Cullen Family Panel.

Due to scheduling, Ashley will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

gil birmingham GIL BIRMINGHAM

TWILIGHT’s Billy Black
Appearing Saturday

chaske spencer CHASKE SPENCER

Sam Uley
Appearing Saturday on a special Wolf Pack Panel.

Due to scheduling, Chaske will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

alex meraz ALEX MERAZ

Paul
Appearing Saturday on a special Wolf Pack Panel.

Due to scheduling, Alex will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

julia jones JULIA JONES

Leah Clearwater
Appearing Saturday on a special Wolf Pack Panel

Due to scheduling, Julia will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

kiowa gordon KIOWA GORDON

Embry Call
Appearing Friday

tinsel korey TINSEL KOREY

NEW MOON’s Emily
Appearing Friday

justin chon JUSTIN CHON

TWILIGHT’s Eric Yorkie
Appearing Friday

michael welch MICHAEL WELCH

Mike Newton
Appearing Friday

christian serratos CHRISTIAN SERRATOS

Angela
Appearing Saturday

christopher heyerdahl CHRISTOPHER HEYERDAHL

The Volturi’s Marcus
Appearing Sunday

daniel cudmore DANIEL CUDMORE

The Volturi’s Felix
Appearing Saturday

bryce dallas howard BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD

Victoria
Appearing Saturday on a special panel tentatively with Xavier Samuel.

Due to scheduling, Bryce will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

xavier samuel XAVIER SAMUEL

Riley
Appearing Saturday on a special panel tentatively with Bryce Dallas Howard.

Due to scheduling, Xavier will not be available for autographing or photo ops.

justine wachberger JUSTINE WACHSBERGER

NEW MOON’s Gianna
Appearing Sunday

tyson houseman TYSON HOUSEMAN

NEW MOON’s Quil Ateara
Appearing Saturday

booboo stewart BOOBOO STEWART

ECLIPSE’s Seth Clearwater
Appearing all three days

Michael Golden Makes 1st Texas Appearance in 20 Years at Dallas Comic Con

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Dallas ComiCon Kicks Up Great Guest List–Michael Golden Added!
First Appearance in Texas in over 20 years!

Dallas, Tx– Everything IS bigger in Texas!…Or so they say, and considering the line-up at this month’s Dallas ComiCon, we sure can’t deny that old adage–especially since artist/creator Michael Golden is heading to the Lone Star state for his first appearance there in OVER 20 years.

Michael Golden

Scheduled for January 30-31 at the Richardson Civic Center, The Dallas ComiCon is fast becoming a true destination for fans of comics, movies, media and more!

“I am also very happy to be returning to my home state and bringing Michael with me,” says Renee Witterstaetter of Eva Ink Publishing. “We’re looking forward to showing some new items at the event and meeting some new fans and friends. I should even have a preview copy of Michael’s new sketchbook, ‘MORE Heroes and Villains.’ ”

With recent work on “Spiderman,” “Hulk,” and new pieces coming for “Planet of the Apes,” “Mouse Templar,” and much more, Michael has long been known for his storytelling work on “Spartan X,” “Bucky O’Hare,” “The ‘Nam,” “Micronauts,” “G.I. Joe,” “Doctor Strange,” “Star Wars,”….the list goes on and on! In fact, be looking for announcements about his upcoming storytelling class in the near future–in a city near you.

“I’m designing this course to be relevant for writers, artists or anyone interested in crafting an effective tale,” says Golden about the upcoming workshop.

Michael Golden's Heroes & Villains Sketchbook

To mark his return to Texas in the meantime, Golden will be available both days of the show to sign, and do limited sketching during convention hours. He’ll also be debuting three new art prints added to his portfolio just in time for DCC, as well as showcasing two art books “Excess: The Art of Michael Golden,” from Vanguard Productions and “Michael Goldens: Heroes and Villains” sketchbook from Eva Ink Publishing.

Joining Golden at the Dallas ComiCon are talented artists and media guests including: Tim Sale, Adam Hughes, Mark Brooks, Peter Mayhew, Sean Patrick Flanery, Daniel Cudmore, Adam West, Todd Nauck, Pat Broderick, Terry Moore, Jim Mahfood, Mike Huddleston, Tom Feister, Matt Sturges, Brian Denham, John Lucas, Bill Williams, Jaime Mendoza, Tone Rodriquez, Josh Howard, James O’Barr, Cat Staggs, Kerry Gammill, Kez Wilson, Joe Eisma, Brent Peeples, Renee Witterstaetter, Brad W. Foster, Allison Sohn, Dirk Strangely, and many more!

So, be sure to check out Artist Alley, then buy and sell your collectibles in the show’s huge exhibitor room loaded with more than 100 tables of comics, posters, cards, movies, t-shirts, and more!

The Richardson Civic Center is located at 411 W. Arapaho Rd. Show hours are Saturday 11-6 and Sunday 12-4.

For more information on the Dallas ComiCon, go to: http://www.scifiexpo.com/DCC/Home.html

For more information on Michael Golden and his work, contact: evaink@aol.com

Dallas Comic Con Invites You to Attend

Press Release:

You are invited to the next Dallas Comic Con held January 30-31, 2010 at the Richardson Civic Center located at 411 West Arapaho in Richardson (Dallas). Check out the incredibly talented artists and creators in our ARTIST ALLEY, buy and sell collectibles in our big exhibitor room with more than 100 tables loaded with comics, posters, cards, movies,  t-shirts, and more! Don’t miss this convention!

Check out www.scifiexpo.com for details.

This year’s guests include:

  • Adam West of Batman fame
  • Charisma Carpenter of Buffy and Charmed
  • Herb Jefferson Jr. Of Classic Battlestar Galactica
  • And a Twilight New Moon guest!

Fantasy Twi-Life Tour Adds Daniel Cudmore to Ft. Lauderdale

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THE FANTASY TWI-LIFE TOUR HITS FORT LAUDERDALE THIS WEEKEND
DANIEL CUDMORE ADDED TO THE SHOW!
www.twilightfantasytour.com

The Fantasy Twi-Life Tour makes its debut in Fort Lauderdale, FL. this weekend with a 3 day celebration of The Twilight Saga, featuring live appearances by several of the stars from both Twilight and New Moon.

We are happy to announce the last minute addition of Daniel Cudmore to the list of stars attending the Fort Lauderdale event. Daniel portrays the Volturi vampire “Felix” in New Moon, and is well known to movie goers for his role as Colossus in the X-Men series of films. Daniel joins other Twilight / New Moon cast members Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley – leader of the Wolf Pack), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara) and Justin Chon (Eric Yorkie). Other guests to this event include Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model), The Twilighters (Musical Guests) and Letters to Mantua (Musical Guests).

The Fantasy Twi-Life Tour is a Twilight themed celebrity convention tour that will travel acros The United States in 2009-2010. This tour will give fans the opportunity to gather with each other across the country to celebrate the book and film series. Each stop on the Fantasy Twi-Life Tour will feature celebrity guests, musical guests, vendors, celebrity Q&A’s, dance parties, contests, panels, fan films, celebrity photo shoots, celebrity autograph sessions, V.I.P. cocktail parties and banquets, Twilight costume and role play contests, The John Henson Twilight costume museum, the art of Alex Meraz, Twilight trivia, Twilight fan fiction and more.

“Access and time with the stars is only part of what the fans want,” says Mike Broder, tour promoter. “The convention is a party for the fans. We celebrate all things relating to the Twilight exerience. The line will wrap around the room for autographs and photo ops with the stars, but we’ll also run trivia events and conduct panel discussions relating to the books and movies to entertain the fans while they wait.”

The Fort Lauderdale, FL. event starts off a multi city tour that includes:

1) Fort Lauderdale, FL (Dec. 4-6, 2009)
Daniel Cudmore (Felix), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Justin Chon (Eric), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model), Letters to Mantua (Musical Guests) and The Twilighters (Musical Guests).

2) Baltimore, MD (Feb. 5-7, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Kiowa Gordon (Embry), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

3) Norfolk, VA (Feb. 19-21, 2010)
Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

4) Parsippany, NJ (Mar. 12-14, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

5) Denver, CO (Mar. 26-28, 2010)
Kellen Lutz (Emmett Cullen), Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Justin Chon (Eric), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

6) San Diego, CA (April 16-18, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

7) Seattle, WA (April 30-May 2, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Kiowa Gordon (Embry), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

8) Cincinnati, OH (May 21-23, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Alex Meraz (Paul), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Kiowa Gordon (Embry), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

9) Raliegh, NC (August 13-15, 2010)

Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Alex Meraz (Paul), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

10) Baltimore, MD (September 17-19, 2010)

Daniel Cudmore (Felix), Alex Meraz (Paul), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

In addition, Amanda Bell of the Twilight Examiner will participate in the tour by hosting panels and events.

More guests and tour stops will be added soon. Keep track of all the updates at www.twilightfantasytour.com

The convention hours of operation for each tour stop are:
Friday: 2:00pm – 1:00am, Saturday: 10:00am – 1:00am, Sunday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

General admission tickets start at just $20 – $30 for a one day ticket and $69 for a three day weekend pass. VIP packages are priced in the $110 – $450 range and promise more than one can find at other similar events. The Fantasy Twi-Life Tour strives to provide the best convention experience with the best pricing that a fan can find for these types of events.

Special rates are available for all attendees who stay at the host hotel in each city. Hotel information and room rate information can be found at www.twilightfantasytour.com

For more information and updates visit: www.twilightfantasytour.com

Fantasy Twi-Life Tour Announces New Direction, Cities, Guests, and Pricing

THE FANTASY TWI-LIFE TOUR ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTION, CITIES, GUESTS & PRICING
www.twi-life.com

The Fantasy Twi-Life Tour has a new direction which will be evident starting this December with the Fort Lauderdale, FL. tour stop.

The Fantasy Twi-Life Tour is a Twilight themed celebrity convention tour that will travel across The United States in 2009-2010. This tour will give fans the opportunity to gather with each other across the country to celebrate the book and film series. Each stop on the Fantasy Twi-Life Tour will feature celebrity guests, musical guests, vendors, celebrity Q&A’s, dance parties, contests, panels, fan films, celebrity photo shoots, celebrity autograph sessions, V.I.P. cocktail parties and banquets, Twilight costume and role play contests, The John Henson Twilight costume museum, the art of Alex Meraz, Twilight trivia, Twilight fan fiction and more.

Fantasy Twi-Life Tour

Fantasy Twi-Life Tour

In order to provide the best experience possible at these shows, new management has been put in place, exciting new events are being planned, and even more celebrity guests are being added to each of the shows!

The next ten cities and the current confirmed guest lists (which are updated frequently) include:

1) Fort Lauderdale, FL (Dec. 4-6, 2009)
Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Justin Chon (Eric), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model), John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector) and The Twilighters (Musical Guests).

2) Baltimore, MD (Feb. 5-7, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Kiowa Gordon (Embry), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

3) Norfolk, VA (Feb. 19-21, 2010)
Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

4) Parsippany, NJ (Mar. 12-14, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

5) Denver, CO (Mar. 26-28, 2010)
Kellen Lutz (Emmett Cullen), Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Justin Chon (Eric), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

6) San Diego, CA (April 16-18, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

7) Seattle, WA (April 30-May 2, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Kiowa Gordon (Embry), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

8) Cincinnati, OH (May 21-23, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Alex Meraz (Paul), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Kiowa Gordon (Embry), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

9) Raliegh, NC (August 13-15, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

10) Baltimore, MD (September 17-19, 2010)
Daniel Cudmore (Felix), Alex Meraz (Paul), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

In addition, Amanda Bell of the Twilight Examiner will participate in the tour by hosting panels and events.
More guests will be added soon. Keep track of all the updates at www.twi-life.com

The convention hours of operation for each tour stop are:
Friday: 2:00pm – 1:00am, Saturday: 10:00am – 1:00am, Sunday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Equally as important to these new cities and guests, The Fantasy Twi-Life tour is very happy to announce its new pricing structure, which will give a much greater value to each and every attendee. The new pricing is tiered with general admission starting at just $20 – $30 for a one day ticket and $69 for a three day weekend pass. VIP packages are priced in the $110 – $450 range and promise more than one can find at other similar events. The Fantasy Twi-Life Tour strives to provide the best convention experience with the best pricing that a fan can find for these types of events.

Special rates are available for all attendees who stay at the host hotel in each city. Hotel information and room rate information can be found at www.twi-life.com

For more information and updates visit: www.twi-life.com