Twin Tiers Comic-Con (August 2015)

Twin Tiers Comic-Con 2015

Convention Name
Twin Tiers Comic-Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.twintierscomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/15/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/16/2015
About This Convention
The second annual Twin Tiers Comic-Con returns to the First Arena in Elmira, NY on August 15th and 16th, 2015! Presented by Page One Entertainment and WYDC-TV Big Fox!Dates & Times:
August 15th: 11:00am – 7:00pm
August 16th: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Tickets are ON SALE NOW at the First Arena box office or at www.twintierscomiccon.com
Various ticket packages are available, starting as low as $12!
KIDS 12 AND UNDER GET IN FREE WITH A PAID ADULT!
VIP Packages are also Available!

Featured Celebrity Guests
VERNE TROYER*
Best known for his role as “Mini-Me” in the mega-hit comedies “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” and “Austin Powers in Goldmember”. Mr. Troyer also has ties to the Harry Potter movies as he played “Griphook the Goblin” in HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE.

WALTER JONES*
Internationally known for playing Zack Taylor, The Black Ranger, from the children’s action-adventure phenomenon, “The Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”. Mr. Jones has also had roles in “The Shield”, “CSI”, “Moesha”, as well as several motion pictures.

DAVID YOST*
Most notably known for his role as Billy Cranston, The Blue Ranger, on the international television series “The Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”. Mr. Yost completed over 200 episodes and also starred in the feature film “Power Rangers: The Movie”.

LLOYD KAUFMAN
Mr. Kaufman is a writer and director, as well as the co-founder of Troma Entertainment, a 40-year-old independent film company responsible for such cult classics as “The Toxic Avenger” and “Class of Nuke ‘Em High”.

Featured Comic Book/Art/Literature Guests**
DAVID ACKERMAN
DAVID ALMOND
NICOLE BAISLEY
KIRA BANKS
PENELOPE BARBALIOS
DENNIS CALERO
DIANA CARVER
LAURA CHARLES
ANDREW CIESLINSKI
JOEL COLETTA
TL COLLINS
CRYSTAL COLUMBINE
MAEGAN COOK
ERIC DOWNEY
TOD EMKO
MIKE GARLAND
SCOTT GARLAND
JERRY “THEFRANCHIZE” GAYLORD
PENELOPE “PENG-PENG” GAYLORD
GENTILE CREATIONS
JON HAEFFNER
JOSEPHINE HINES
MIDORI HIRTZEL-CHURCH
JOE HOLLEY
SARA HOPKINS
FILOMENA JACK
DOUG LAURA
MADISON LOPRESTO
RICHARD MAURIZIO
MARK MCCRACKEN
MANDY MCMAHON
MASON MCMAHON
WILLIAM MERIWETHER
JACOB MORGAN
GEOFF MUNN
JAMES O’BARR
SAL OTERO
IELLE PALMER
MEGAN J. PARKER
RACHEL PERCIPHONE
TOM PEYER
MIKE RAICHT
RODNEY RAMOS
DAN ROYLE
JOEY SCHICHTEL
DANIEL SOPP
NATHAN SQUIRES
EMILY SWAN
AMBER TALADA
ROBERT TALADA
AARON VOELKER
KEN WHEATON
JUSTIN WILCOX
EDWARD YANCEY
ETHAN YOUNG

Special Guest Vendors and Retailers
ARMBURSTER ARMORIES
CASTLE ASSAULT from Momentum Volsk
CLOUD CITY COMICS
DIVINE AUTHORITY COMICS
ETERNALLY THIRSTY
FANDOM PHOTO
GRUBBY’S GAMES
GENTILE CREATIONS
HILLTOP CUSTOM COSPLAY
JURASSIC PARTY
KABRIC’S FABRIC PRINTING & EMBROIDERY
ANDREW KRUPA’S COMIC COLLECTION
LARGER THAN LIFE TOYS & COMICS
PULP NOUVEAU COMIX
SOUND GO ROUND
STEEL CITY TIME MACHINE
TROMA ENTERTAINMENT

Special Cosplay Guests***
11th HOUR COSPLAY
KITSUNE KID
JEFF MAGNUSSEN
THE 501st LEGION (Star Wars)
THE REBEL LEGION (Star Wars)
THE ROCHESTER GHOSTBUSTERS
USS SIRIUS (Star Trek)

Special Attractions & Famous Vehicle Replicas***
DELOREAN TIME MACHINE from Back to the Future
JURASSIC PARK JEEP
DOCTOR WHO TARDIS
1967 CHEVROLET IMPALA FROM SUPERNATURAL
COSPLAY PHOTO AREA w/11th HOUR COSPLAY
VIDEO GAME TOURNAMENTS AND LAN GAMING from RAINY TOAD GAMING
T2C2 KIDS ZONE! Provided by Trinity of Chemung County
ADULT (12+) COSTUME CONTEST sponsored by THE PALACE THEATRE!
KIDS (11 & under) COSTUME CONTEST sponsored by AIRCO PARTY CENTRAL!
LIVE T-SHIRT PRINTING FROM KABRIC’S
3D GAMING EXHIBIT
CASTLE ASSAULT GAMING DEMO from Momentum Volsk
EXTRA LIFE- from The Children’s Miracle Network

Featured Groups, Nonprofits, and Special Guests
BLOG OF OA
O73 FILMS
DOLLS OF DESTRUCTION
SYRACUSE NERD
TRINITY OF CHEMUNG COUNTY
CHEMUNG COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT
ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM OF CHEMUNG AND SCHUYLER COUNTIES (EOP)

* Autographs and Photo Opportunities from some celebrity guests require an extra charge. These prices are set by the guests and their agents, not by T2C2 or its organizers.
** Autographs and Photo Opportunities from artist and comic guests are generally free. If you are unsure, just ask the guest!
*** Some photo ops for Famous Vehicles or Cosplay guests may require an extra charge. If you are unsure, just ask them!

What is Twin Tiers Comic-Con? Well…It’s:
• Tons of fantastic artwork for viewing and purchasing
• Celebrity autographs and photo ops*
• Video game tournaments
• Tabletop gaming
• Live gaming demos
• Costume Contests
• Up to 10 different Q&A Sessions featuring personal interviews with local talent, industry professionals, AND celebrity guests
• Replica vehicles from famous movies and TV shows
• Cosplay Photo Opportunities
• Special arts & crafts Kid Zone for the little ones
• And MORE!

Venue Name and Address
155 N Main St
Elmira, NY 14901
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
75
Projected Attendance
3000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
James O’Barr, Dennis Calero, Rodney Ramos, Tom Peyer, Ken Wheaton, Mike Garland, Mike Raicht, Verne Troyer, Walter Jones, David Yost, Lloyd Kaufman, Kitsune Kid, Jerry Gaylord, Penelope Gaylord, Ethan Young, Richard Maurizio, Tod Emko, Jon Haeffner, T.L. Collins

Twin Tiers Comic-Con

NYC – Troma Signing

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Press Release:

Forbidden Planet is stoked to announce a Troma signing on Thursday April 30th at 7:00 PM! Meet Lloyd Kaufman (Troma President and creator of The Toxic Avenger), Ethan Hurt (Composer of the Class of Nuke ‘Em High Theme), and Lisa Gaye (star of Class of Nuke ‘ Em High 2 & 3, Toxic Avenger 2-4, and many more Troma classiscs!

Forbidden Planet
832 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
212-473-1576

CA – Return to Nuke ’em High Signing

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Lloyd Kaufman, Gabriela Fuhr, and Stefan Dezil appear at Dark Delicacies to sign Return to Nuke ’em High, Vol 1 (Blu Ray) on March 30th at 2:00 p.m.

Dark Delicacies
3512 W. Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91505

NYC – Toxic Avenger Signing

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Lloyd Kaufman signs at Forbidden Planet on Thursday May 24th at 7:30pm!

RSVP on Facebook!

Press Release:

Toxic Tapeheads Rejoice! This killer collector’s edition VHS of the Toxic Avenger is limited to only 300 copies, comes on a nuclear green tape and comes in a classic oversized Big Box with a hard Clamshell case inside. Forbidden Planet is proud to play host again to Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma crew. Watch as the citizens of Tromaville take over our Union Square location. Be one of the first to own this one of a kind piece of Tromabilla and have Lloyd sign it himself! Who knows maybe even Toxie himself will slime a few autographs!

Forbidden Planet
840 Broadway, New York, NY 10003

Stan Lee Extends Appearance at Albuquerque Comic Expo 2011

June 21, 2011 by  
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Stan Lee

Press Release:

STAN LEE EXTENDS HIS APPEARANCE AT THE ALBUQUERQUE COMIC EXPO

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – June 20th, 2011 Due to overwhelming demand from the public, and the support of thousands of dedicated fans, the Albuquerque Comic Expo is pleased to announce that Stan Lee will be extending his appearance through Sunday, June 26th. Mr. Lee will continue his signing appearance that was originally scheduled for Saturday, June 25th only through Sunday, allowing the public a better chance of meeting the comic book legend.

Stan Lee is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of POW! Entertainment, LLC. Stan Lee’s famous co-creations include Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, The Fantastic Four and Iron Man among many others. Lee, known to millions as the man who’s Super Heroes propelled Marvel Comics to its preeminent position in the comic book industry, first became publisher of Marvel Comics in 1972.

The Albuquerque Comic Expo is the Southwest’s premier comic book, pop culture, and entertainment convention. Mr. Lee will join a host of other comic book professionals and celebrities, such as LeVar Burton and Marina Sirtis (Star Trek), Peter Mayhew and Jeremy Bulloch (Star Wars), Lloyd Kaufman (Toxic Avenger), and Nicholas Brendon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer).

The Albuquerque Comic Expo takes place June 24th, 25th, and 26th at the Albuquerque Convention Center. For more information, visit the Expo’s website at www.abqcomicexpo.com.

 

NYC – Slime City Release Party

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Director Gregory Lamberson, stars Debbie Rochon and Mary Hunter-Bogle and special guest Lloyd Kaufman sign at Forbidden Planet on Friday May 13, 2011 at 7:30pm.

Forbidden Planet
840 Broadway, New York, NY 10003

Albuquerque Comic Expo (June 2011)

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Albuquerque Comic Expo Logo

Convention Name
Albuquerque Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.abqcomicexpo.com
This convention will take place:

  • over multiple days.

 

 

Start Date
06/24/2011
End Date
04/26/2011
About This Convention
The Albuquerque Comic Expo is the southwest’s newest and most exciting comic book, pop culture, and entertainment convention! Taking place June 24th-26th, 2011, ACE features an impressive guest list of over 40 comic book, celebrity, and media guests.

Featuring a special appearance by comic book legend Stan Lee!

 

Venue Name and Address
Albuquerque Convention Center
401 2nd Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
200
Projected Attendance
10000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories

  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

 

 

Guests
Stan Lee, LeVar Burton, Marina Sirtis, Ben Templesmith, Doug Jones, Ernie Hudson, Michael Golden, Lloyd Kaufman, Jeremy Bulloch, Peter Mayhew, Jim Kelly, Richard Hatch, Arthur Suydam, Aaron Campbell, Ale Garza, Gene Ha, Andy Kuhn,James O’Barr, Joe Jusko, Mitch Brietweiser, Whilce Portacio, Tony Harris, Jill Thompson, Tim Seeley

Albuquerque Comic Expo Flyer

Super Tour

 

Rainn Wilson, James Gunn, and more screen SUPER at several theaters this week!

Monday, March 28

SUPER Screening with James Gunn Intro and Q & A at 7:30 pm

Open to the Public: First-come-first-served (get there early!)

The Brattle Theater
40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA

Tuesday, March 29

SUPER Apple Store Event with James Gunn, hosted by USA Today’s Whitney Matheson

Discussion and Q&A at 6:00 pm

Open to everyone!

Apple Store
103 Prince St, New York, NY
Corner of Greene

Wednesday, March 30

NEW YORK CITY
8:00 pm

SUPER Screening hosted by Jason Reitman, with James Gunn, Kevin Bacon, Liv Tyler, Lloyd Kaufman, and perhaps some others in attendance.

Open to IFC Film Center members and friends and family (sold out).

IFC Film Center
323 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

Thursday, March 31

UCLA On-Campus Screening of SUPER with a Q & A by James Gunn at 8:00 pm

Open to UCLA Students Only

Ackerman Grand Ballroom
308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Friday, April 1

Q & A after 7:40pm screening of SUPER with James Gunn and Doug Benson

Introduction of the 10:15pm show with James Gunn

Laemmle Sunset 5
8000 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Tickets now on sale

SAN FRANCISCO
Landmark Embarcadero Theatre, One Embarcadero Center, Promenade Level

Rainn Wilson appearance at SUPER screenings

Q&A after 7:30pm show

Introduction for 10:00pm show

Tickets now on sale

Sarturday, April 2

SAN FRANCISCO
12:30 pm

WONDERCON Panel with Rainn Wilson and James Gunn

Room 103

SAN FRANCISCO
Landmark Embarcadero Theatre, One Embarcadero Center, Promenade Level

James Gunn appearance at SUPER screenings

Q&A after 7:30pm show

Introduction for 10:00pm show

Tickets now on sale

Sunday, April 3

LOS ANGELES
Nerdist Podcast at Meltdown Comics with James Gunn and Chris Hardwicke at 8pm

7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

You must have a ticket stub from a specific TBD Sunday SUPER screening to gain entry – more information will be released soon on this grand event.

Friday, April 15

James Gunn in attendance for the opening night of SUPER followed by a Q & A.

The Tivoli Theater
6350 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63130

Independent Film Festival Slate for SDCC 2010 Announced

Press Release:

Comic-Con International – Independent Film Festival Announces 2010 Slate

SAN DIEGO – Comic-Con International, the largest comic book convention in the Western Hemisphere, today announced official selections for its 2010 Independent Film Festival. The festival is held in conjunction with the convention from July 22 to 25.

Filmmaker Lloyd Kaufman (Troma Studios), magazine publisher/filmmaker Kerry O’Quinn (Starlog, Fangoria), and animator Mike Roush (Metalocalypse) are this year’s judges for films in competition. The films selected have no current distribution deals in place.

“The film festival is a valued part of the convention from both the fans’ and Comic-Con’s perspective,” said David Glanzer, Comic-Con’s director of marketing and public relations. “It continues to be our privilege to offer independent filmmakers this platform to showcase their unique artistic voices.”

In all, 42 features and shorts will compete in seven categories: Action/Adventure, Animation, Comics-Oriented, Documentary, Horror/Suspense, Humor and Science Fiction/Fantasy. Schedules permitting, many films will have a member of the production company on hand to discuss their project and answer questions from the audience.
A complete schedule for the festival, held at the San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina, is available at Comic-Con.org. Official selections include:

Action/Adventure Category
The Action Hero’s Guide to Saving Lives
Director: Justin Lutsky

The Danger Element
Director: John Soares

Animation Category
Mutantland
Director: Phil Tippett

Death Row Diet
Directors: Mike Salva/Tom Snyder

Ormie
Director: Rob Silvestri

Lifeline
Director: Andres Salaff

The Mouse That Soared
Director: Kyle Bell

Vive Le Crise!
Director: Alexi Gubenco

Little Old Ladies
Director: John Varvir

The Way to Heaven
Directors: Dalton Grant/Mier Tang

Articulate!
Directors: Marianna Shek and Timothy Bond

The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger
Director: Bill Plympton

Comics-Oriented Category
The Legacy
Director: Mike Doto

Shadow Angel
Director: Heather Donnell

Cancer Man
Director: Jared Billings

Street Angel
Director: Lucas Testro

The League
Director: Kyle Higgins

Mastermind
Director: Susan Lee

Documentary Category
Comic-Kaze
Director: Marcello Rubino

Comic Book Literacy
Director: Todd Kent

The Vinyl Frontier
Director: Daniel Zana

Marwencol
Director: Jeff Malmberg

New Brow: Contemporary Underground Art
Director: Tanem Davidson

Horror/Suspense Category
The Window
Director: Ryan Spindell

Mistaken Identity
Director: Tim Russ

Things We Leave Behind
Director: Andrew Brand

Death in the Garden
Director: Michael Chrisoulakis

The Price to Pay
Director: Paul Gayard

Minuteman
Director: Mark Millhone

Humor Category
Twelve
Director: Ryan Silbert

Go Sukashi!
Director: Justin Spurlock

The New Dad’s Survival Guide
Director: Michael Chew

Walk
Director: Joe Gallina

The Substitute
Directors: The Cox Brothers

Thunder Chance
Director: Sean-Michael Smith

Herpes Boy
Director: Nathaniel Atcheson

Science Fiction/Fantasy Category
Mr. Bojagi
Director: Marco van Belle

Enigma
Directors: The Shumway Brothers

Hunter Prey
Director: Sandy Collora

Stingray Sam
Director: Cory McAbee

A Time for the Heart
Director: Christopher Allen

I (Heart) Doomsday
Director: Patrick Downing

About Comic-Con International:

Comic-Con International is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, comics and related popular art forms, primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of comics to art and culture. In addition to its San Diego convention each summer, Comic-Con International organizes the San Francisco-based WonderCon each spring and the Alternative Press Expo each fall.

CA – Bleed for Haiti Benefit

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Sunday, Feb 28th at 1 to 5 pm: Bleed for Haiti

Scream Queens Devanny Pinn and Tara Cardinal will be hosting: “BLEED FOR HAITI!” Benefit.

Women in Horror’s Los Angeles Blood Drive

We’re Women in Horror, of course we’ll bleed for a cause. And this time you can bleed too. Join celebrities and fans from all genres as they come together to support the Haitian people. Victims of the earthquakes need our continued support in rebuilding their lives, please donate blood, funds, clothing or canned goods. No contribution is too big or too small.

Confirmed Reps from:
The Weinstein Co, Nu Image, New Films International, Fangoria, Troma, Horror News, Paradigm Talent Agency, Fatally Yours, American Horrors, Flick Direct, The Joe Flin Show and many more!

Confirmed Appearances by:
James Gunn (Writer. Dawn of the Dead/ Scooby Doo), Kelly Stables (The Ring), Dai Green (Horror News), Adam Weisman (Halloween), Rolfe Kanefsky (Dir. Nightmare Man), Patrick Durham (Prod. Cabin Fever 2), Christian Boeving (Muscle and Fitness), Lloyd Kaufman (Troma), Samantha Ryan (Hustler’s March 2010), Frank Garrity (Millionaire Matchmaker), Megan Franich (30 Days of Night), Melissa Bacelar (Pink Eye), James Quattrochi (Prod. The Prince and the Pauper) Bianca Barnett (Albino Farm), Elina Madison (Barracuda), Elissa Dowling (Black Dahlia), Kenn Scott (Teenage Mutant Nina Turtles), Morgan Benoit (Forbidden Kingdom) Corey Soria (Dir. Grub Girl/ Danzig), DeeDee Bigalow (The Perfect Serial Killer), Adriel Dandridge (MTV’s Party Monsters Cabo), Hart Fisher (American Horrors), Steven Deknight (Writer. Spartacus/Buffy/ Angel)

Dark Delicacies, 4213 W. Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA  91505

818-556-6660 / 888-darkdel

www.darkdel.com

UPDATE:

Red carpet services are being provided by event sponsors Comic Book Divas and Troma Entertainment. Troma also has DVDs autographed by Lloyd Kaufman to be given to the first few people who donate.

Everyone who gives blood will get a free pint of Baskin Robbins Ice Cream courtesy of the Baskin Robbins Pint for a Pint program.

If you cannot donate blood, please still come out! We are also accepting cash, canned food and clothing donations.

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