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

Albany Comic Con (June 2015)

Albany

Convention Name
Albany Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.albanycomicbookshow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/07/2015
About This Convention
The Albany Comic Con is the premiere comic book, and collectibles show in the Capital district of upstate New York. Now in it’s 7th year, and growing every year. The show features comic books for collectors of all ages.The areas best dealers, and professionals all come together to make the show a full blown convention, but with the intimacy you can’t find at the larger national conventions. We promote two shows a year, one in the Spring, close to FCBD. the other in the fall, close to Halloween. It’s the shows mission to continue to grow the comics medium. Expand audience awareness of comic books, and the fun and excitement they provide.
Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn
205 Wolf Rd.
Albany, New York 12205
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
150
Projected Attendance
1200
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Joe Sinnott, Joe Staton, Ron Marz, Todd Dezago, Fred Hembeck, Mike Raicht, Mark McKenna, Matthew Dow Smith, and many more.

Albany

MD – Wild Blue Yonder Signing

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Mike Raicht, Zach Howard, and Austin Harrison sign at both Third Eye Comics locations on Wednesday June 19, 2013! They will appear at the Annapolis store from 11am – 1pm and the Prince Frederick store from 4-6pm!

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Press Release:

Folks, we are completely and totally honored to be hosting the day 1 release event for one of the most exciting new IDW series of the Summer: WILD BLUE YONDER. This post-apocalyptic steampunk thriller is a must-read, featuring the gorgeous artwork of THE CAPE artist ZACH HOWARD, and the writing of STUFF OF LEGEND’s MIKE RAICHT, it is a MUST.

When land and sea have become deadly and uninhabitable, the intrepid survivors of ecological disaster must take to the skies; to the WILD BLUE YONDER!

In a wildly imaginative take on the post-apocalyptic thriller, the creative team has created an eye-popping world of flying machines, massive makeshift fortresses and a desperate war among the dwindling population left to the scarce resources on the land.

As mankind has become accustomed to the reality of a prosperous life only existing in sky bound territory, a desperate war has broken out for control and survival on the ground and high above it.

A must-read, Third Eye Faithful, meet one of your favorite new titles of the Summer.

Third Eye Comics 
2027-A West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

78 Solomons Island Rd South, Prince Frederick, MD 20678

GraniteCon Celebrates 10th Anniversary

January 25, 2013 by  
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graniteconSave the date!  Granitecon 2013 is September 28th and 29th! To celebrate 10 years of Granitecon we’re expanding to 2 days and moving to the larger Expo Center!  Expect all sorts of fun events, signings and more!  Check out the recently relaunched granitecon.com for some of the early details including our first round of guests!!!

So far our guests include:

  • Katie Cook – My Little Pony
  • Chris Giarrusso – Mighty Marvels, G-Man
  • JK Woodward – Star Trek/Doctor Who
  • Ale Garza – Deadpool, Teen Titans
  • Craig Rousseau – Marvel Adventures, Perhapanauts
  • Chrissie Zullo – Fables
  • Amy Mebberson – My Little Pony, Sesame Street
  • Edwin Huang – Skullkickers
  • Mike Raicht – Stuff of Legend Writer
  • Erik Burnham – Ghostbusters, TMNT Writer
  • Blair Shedd – Doctor Who, Dorothy of Oz
With more to be announced soon!

Make sure to follow Granitecon on Twitter @granitecon and Like us on Facebook!

GraniteCon 2012 Adds The Goon, Tinkerballa & More

GraniteCon announces a new round of guests for their show on Sunday June 10, 2012!

NEW MEDIA GUEST ADDED! Amy Okuda! From the hit online web series The Guild, Amy, who plays Tink on the series, is doing a RARE EAST COAST APPEARANCE at Granitecon! On top of appearing in the “The Guild” (which will have a comic out for Free Comic Book Day, as well as other issues released by Dark Horse), Amy has also been on the series “Californication” and “Bite Me”! She will be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans throughout the day for $10! We’re excited to have Amy at the show!

NEW GUEST ADDED! Eric Powell! Another Granitecon first, Eric, who is best known as the creator of The Goon, has also worked on titles ranging from Dark Horse to DC, including Superman: Escape from Bizarro World and most recently IDW’s Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters! We are extremely pleased to be having Eric for the show!

NEW GUEST ADDED! Charles Paul Wilson III! Returning to Granitecon, Charles has continued work on the series Stuff of Legend, alongside one of our other guests, Mike Raicht! Be sure to also pick up your copy of Stuff of Legend at Free Comic Book Day on May 5th to have him sign it at the show!

NEW GUEST ADDED! Charles Soule, writer of Image Comics “27”, Slave Labor Graphic’s “Strongman” and the upcoming “Strange Attractors” from Archaia!

Previously announced guests include Braden Lamb, Jason Ciamarella, Keith Champagne, Mark McKenna, Mike Raicht, Ming Doyle, and Shelli Paroline!

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NYC – Stuff of Legend Book Club

Creators Mike Raicht and Charles Paul Wilson III appear at Midtown Comics Downtown to discuss their book Stuff of Legend on Friday, March 30, 2012 from 6:30pm until 7:30pm.

About The Stuff of Legend
The year is 1944. As Allied forces fight the enemy on Europe’s war-torn beaches, another battle begins in a child’s bedroom in Brooklyn. When the nightmarish Boogeyman snatches a boy and takes him to the realm of the Dark, the child’s playthings, led by the toy soldier known as the Colonel, band together to stage a daring rescue. On their perilous mission they will confront the boy’s bitter and forgotten toys, as well as betrayal in their own ranks. Can they save the boy from the forces of evil, or will they all perish in the process? The Stuff of Legend is a haunting and ultimately redemptive tale of loyalty, camaraderie, and perseverance.

This edition includes a brand-new story featuring the Colonel’s war journal, maps, sketches, and other original material!

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Midtown Comics
64 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038

GraniteCon 2012 Announces Guests

January 3, 2012 by  
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Granitecon in Manchester, NH takes place this year on Sunday, June 10th 2012! Save the date and stay tuned for more details as the show comes closer! RSVP on Facebook!

Keith Champagne! No stranger to Granitecon (his last show was in 2008!), Keith has written and drawn several books over the past 15 years including WWE Heroes, Green Lantern, Green Lantern Corps, Supergirl, Brightest Day, Ghostbusters and co-created The Mighty (to name a few of his projects)! We’re happy to welcome Keith back up to the Granite State for our June 10th show!

Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb! Both appearing at their first Granitecon, they have recently collaborated together on the Muppets and will be working together on the upcoming ADVENTURE TIME comic! And be sure you stop by your local comic shop on Free Comic Day in 2012 to pick up a copy of Adventure Time to have it be signed at the show!

Jason Ciamarella! Local author Jason is the co-writer with Joe Hill on Kodiak and the Eisner-nominated The Cape!

Mark McKenna! Appearing at his first Granitecon, Mark has worked on hundreds of books including Invincible Ironman, The Punisher, Aquaman, Exiles and most recently his creator owned series Banana Tail!

Mike Raicht! Appearing at his second Granitecon (his first was last year!), Mike has worked on a slew of projects for Marvel when he was an editor (including Wolverine, Exiles, and Black Panther, to name a few) and currently writes the limted series The Pack, while working on the series Stuff of Legend!

Ming Doyle! Attending her first ever Granitecon, Ming recently had drawn up the art for a short story in Fantastic Four #600! In the past, she has worked on Jennifer’s Body, Hunter’s Fortune, Popgun Anthology and Marvel’s Girl Comics!

NC – Stuff of Legend Signing

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Writers Mike Raicht and Brian Smith and artists Charles Paul Wilson III, Michael DeVito, and Jon Conkling sign on July 17th.

Ultimate Comics will have an Exclusive Cover available.

*Sketches Available*

Ultimate Comics
6120-A Farrington Road, Durham, NC 27717

2010 Baltimore Comic-Con Announces More Publishers and Guests

Press Release:

The 2010 Baltimore Comic-Con Announces More Publishers, Guests!

Baltimore, Maryland – March 19, 2010 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is proud to announce the most recent set of publishers and guests for the 2010 convention. This August, we will welcome Dark Horse Comics, IDW, and Top Shelf Comix to Baltimore, joining already-announced publishers Image Comics, Boom! Studios, and Top Cow Productions.

Additionally, come and meet new and returning guests Tom Brevoort (Executive Editor, Marvel Comics), Bernard Chang (Prince of Persia), Sean Chen (Nova), Mark Chiarello (Editor, DC Comics), Mike Choi (X-Force), Shane Davis (Superman: Earth One), Francesco Francavilla (The Green Hornet: Year One), Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (Wednesday Comics), Sterling Gates (Supergirl), Bryan J.L. Glass (Mice Templar), Jonathan Hickman (Fantastic Four), Greg Horn (Green Lantern), Adam Hughes (Wonder Woman), Jamal Igle (Supergirl), Georges Jeanty (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Denis Kitchen (Oddly Compelling Art of Denis Kitchen), Barry Kitson (Iron Man 2 Prequel), Greg LaRocque (The Exiled), Erik Larsen (Savage Dragon), Steve Lieber (Underground), Luna Brothers (The Sword), David Mack (Kabuki), Ron Marz (Witchblade), Mike McKone (Avengers Academy), Bob McLeod (New Mutants Forever), Mark Morales (Siege), Chris Moreno (Toy Story), Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), Jeff Parker (Thunderbolts), Lauren Perry (Blank-ees), David Petersen (Mouse Guard), Brandon Peterson (Ultimate Extinction), Chris Pitzer (Publisher, Adhouse Books), Paul Pope (Wednesday Comics), Jack Purcell (Gotham City Sirens), Mike Raicht (The Stuff of Legend), Tom Raney (Black Widow: Deadly Origin), Chris Roberson (I, Zombi), Budd Root (Cavewoman), Don Rosa (Uncle Scrooge), Craig Rousseau (Marvel Her-Oes), Jim Rugg (Afrodisiac), Tim Sale courtesy of Hero Initiative (Captain America White), Ian Sattler (Editor, DC Comics), Stuart Sayger (Bram Stoker’s Death Ship), Bob Schreck (Jurassic Park), Jim Shooter (Magnus, Robot Fighter), Andy Smith (WildC.A.T.S.), John K. Snyder III (The A-Team: Shotgun Wedding), Allison Sohn (Star Wars sketchcard artist), Billy Tan (Shadowland), Ben Templesmith sponsored by Laughing Ogre Comics (Choker), Herb Trimpe (Incredible Hulk), Dexter Vines (Ultimate Avengers), Neil Vokes (Superman Adventures), Matt Wagner (The Green Hornet: Year One), Bernie Wrightson (Swamp Thing), and Chrissie Zullo (Cinderella: From Fabletown With Love).

“Our guest list is really picking up momentum now,” said Marc Nathan, promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con. “We’re happy to be adding guests from past years and welcoming new ones this year too. We are especially proud to welcome new guests Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez and Jonathan Hickman this year, since we know that they will fit in with our great group of returning guests. If you are a comic book fan, you will want to be in Baltimore in August! Needless to say, we’re thrilled to welcome the Adhouse, Dark Horse, IDW, and Top Shelf crews back, and look forward to hearing what all of their latest and greatest projects will be.”

Guests previously announced include: Mike and Laura Allred (Madman), Sergio Aragones (Groo), Ivan Brandon (Nemesis: The Imposters), Jim Calafiore (Secret Six), Eric Canete (New Avengers: Luke Cage), Howard Chaykin (Black Kiss), Cliff Chiang (Greendale), Frank Cho (Ultimate Comics New Ultimates), Steve Conley (Star Trek Omnibus: The Original Series), Amanda Conner (Power Girl), Dan DiDio (The Outsiders, Co-Publisher, DC Comics), Al Feldstein (MAD Magazine), Ron Garney (Wolverine: Weapon X), Michael Golden (Marvel 1602: Spider-Man), Cully Hamner (Detective Comics), Dean Haspiel (ACT-I-VATE), Geoff Johns (Blackest Night, Chief Creative Officer, DC Comics), J.G. Jones (DC Universe Legacies), Rich Koslowski (BB Wolf and the 3 LPs), Laura Martin (Girl Comics), Todd McFarlane (Spawn), Mark McKenna (Banana Tail), Terry Moore (Echo, SiP), Phil Noto (Avengers: The Origin), Ryan Ottley (Invincible), Jimmy Palmiotti (Jonah Hex), Eric Powell (The Goon), James Robinson (Justice League of America), Stephane Roux (Zatanna), Louise Simonson (X-Factor Forever), Walter Simonson (Thor), Jim Starlin (Dreadstar), Brian Stelfreeze (The Authority: The Lost Year), Karl Story (Zatanna), Mark Texeira (X-Men: Origins), Billy Tucci (Shi), Doug Wagner (World of Warcraft: Horde), Mark Waid (Irredeemable, Editor-in-Chief, Boom! Studios), Marv Wolfman (New Teen Titans), and John Workman (Heavy Metal).

In coming weeks, look for more announcements from the Baltimore Comic-Con. We are looking forward to highlighting our guests, the Harvey Awards, industry exclusives, and programming. The latest developments can always be found at our website (http://www.baltimorecomiccon.com/), Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/baltimorecomics), Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/baltimorecomiccon), MySpace (http://www.myspace.com/baltimorecomics), and ComicSpace (http://www.comicspace.com/baltimorecomicon) pages.

This year’s Baltimore Comic-Con will be held August 28-29, 2010. Convention hours are Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. The ceremony and banquet for the Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, August 28th.

Contact Information
Please use the following e-mail addresses to contact the Baltimore Comic-Con:

press@baltimorecomiccon.com – for any general press inquiries or to be added to our PR distribution
promoter@baltimorecomiccon.com – for requesting exhibitor, publisher, and Artist Alley applications
registrar@baltimorecomiccon.com – for inquiries about submitted registrations
harveys@baltimorecomiccon.com – for communications regarding the Harvey Awards ceremony and banquet
general@baltimorecomiccon.com – for general Baltimore Comic-Con inquiries

About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 11th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. With a guest list unequaled in the industry, the Baltimore Comic-Con will be held August 28-29, 2010. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry’s oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 20 years, the last 5 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit www.harveyawards.org.