Tampa Bay Comic Con to Feature Walking Dead Stars, Top Comic Artists and More at April 2013 Show

Tampa Bay Comic Con

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Tampa Bay Comic Con Is This Weekend

April 3rd, 2013 – The Tampa Bay Comic Con is just days away! The Tampa Bay Comic Con is April 6-7 and will bring to the city of Tampa, two actresses from AMC’s The Walking DeadLauren Cohan and Emily Kinney. In addition, actor and musician, Drake Bell who is known for starring in the Superhero Movie, the voice of Spider-Man in Ultimate Spider-Man and  Nickelodeon’s Drake & Josh. These special guests will be signing autographs for attendees throughout the weekend. Emily Kinney and Drake Bell will be in attendance on both days of the convention. Lauren Cohan will be in attendance on Sunday only.

In addition, the Tampa Bay Comic Con’s guest list is set to include a talented array of professional comic book creators. Among them are: Rich Buckler, (1970s era Marvel Comics artist), Jenny Frison (Hack & Slash artist), Arthur Suydam  (Walking Dead and Marvel Zombies artist), Bob Layton (Iron Man artist), Luke McDonnell (Iron Man artist), Joe Jusko (Conan, Vampirella), Clayton Crain (Carnage, Ghost Rider) and Clay Mann (X-Men).

The Tampa Bay Comic Con will feature over 100 exhibitor/vendor tables where convention attendees can browse through a large selection of inventory including: comic books, cards, toys, t-shirts, magazines, artwork, Star Wars merchandise and much more. All attendees are also welcome to attend all convention panels (which will include Lauren Cohan, Emily Kinney and Drake Bell’s panel Q&A) and contests!

The Tampa Bay Comic Con will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7, 2013 at the Doubletree Hotel in Tampa, FL from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturday and 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sunday. Convention admission is $15.00 for 1-day or $25 for 2-days, and FREE for children (12 and under). Parking is FREE. Reserve hotel rooms at the Doubletree Hotel through the Tampa Bay Comic Con’s online “Travel/Hotel” section for special discounted room rates. The address is:

Doubletree Hotel
4500 West Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607

Please e-mail: inquiries@tampabaycomiccon.com
http://www.TampaBayComicCon.com

Tampa Bay Comic Con Adds Drake Bell for April 2013 Show

Drake Bell

Press Release:

Tampa Bay Comic Con Announces Spider-Man’s Drake Bell

February 28th, 2013 – The Tampa Bay Comic Con has confirmed actor and musician Drake Bell for the April 6-7, 2013 convention. Drake Bell is the voice of Spider-Man in the current Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon, as well as the star of the Superhero Movie and Nickelodeon’s Drake & Josh.

As previously announced, Lauren Cohan, a starring actress from AMC’s, The Walking Dead, CW’s Supernatural and The Vampire Diaries will also be in attendance!

The Tampa Bay Comic Con has also released its limited edition print featuring Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet, created by guest artist Joe Jusko. The edition will be limited to 100 numbered prints. Each print is 11” x 17” and is available for $30.

In addition, the Tampa Bay Comic Con’s guest list is set to include a talented array of professional comic book creators. Among them are: Jenny Frison (Hack & Slash artist), Michael Golden (Punisher, Transfomers artist), Bob Layton (Iron Man artist), Luke McDonnell (Iron Man artist), Joe Jusko (Conan, Vampirella) and Renee Witterstaetter (writer, editor).

The Tampa Bay Comic Con will feature over 100 exhibitor/vendor tables where convention attendees can browse through a large selection of inventory including: comic books, cards, toys, t-shirts, magazines, artwork, Star Wars merchandise, jewelry and much more. All attendees are also welcome to attend all convention panels (which will include Lauren Cohan and Drake Bell’s panel) as well as participate in the “Costume Contest” and the “Artist Throwdown”.

The Tampa Bay Comic Con will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7, 2013 at the Doubletree Hotel in Tampa, FL from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturday and 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sunday. Convention admission is $10.00 for adults and FREE for children (12 and under). Parking is FREE. Reserve hotel rooms at the Doubletree Hotel through the Tampa Bay Comic Con’s online “Travel/Hotel” section for special discounted room rates. The address is:

Doubletree Hotel
4500 West Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607

Please e-mail: inquiries@tampabaycomiccon.com

http://www.TampaBayComicCon.com

Scene on the Web Weekly: February 11-17, 2013

Lots of good stuff for you this week…Don Cheadle gets an Iron Man 3 poster, reports come in from Sci-Fi Expo, and Drake Bell is heading for Orlando.


Scene on the Web Weekly: February 11-17, 2013

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