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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ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Incredible Hulk’ booked for Niagara Falls Comic Con this JuneNIAGARA – TV’s original "Incredible Hulk" is set to make an appearance at Niagara Falls Comic Con this June. In 1977, Lou Ferrigno was cast in the title role opposite Bill Bixby as the Hulk in The Incredible Hulk. Ferrigno continued playing the Hulk role until 1981-although the last two episodes were not broadcast until May 1982.
The Internship – Official Trailer (2013) [HD]filmtrailerzone
The WALKING DEAD Theme (Electric Harp Duet) Camille and Kennerly, Harp TwinsCamilleandKennerly
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Hundreds expected for Warner Robins Comic Con | The Sun News | Macon.comWARNER ROBINS — Closet geeks and full-out nerds have something to rejoice about. A comic con is coming to Middle Georgia. Throw zombies, comic books and costumes in a room together, and that is the start of Warner Robins Comic Con, which happens Sunday at the Courtyard by Marriott.
Scary addition to Comic Con | Local | Entertainment | Welland TribuneOne of the most iconic figures in horror history is heading to the Niagara Falls Comic Con. Kane Hodder, who played the machete-wielding maniac Jason in four Friday the 13th movies, will be part of the Comic Con’s horror offshoot, Falls Horror Fest, June 8 & 9.
<div>Press release: Prepare for the Seventh Annual Megacon Indie Film Expo <br> When: Friday, March 15th, Room 222, 6:30pm – 8:00pm at the Orange County Convention Center<br> <br> Don’t forget at Megacon this year we’ll have a independent film program showcasing numerous award-winning independent short films in the genres of action, anime, animation, comedy, horror, superheroic, science fiction, and suspense. This selection of films is hosted by 3 Boys Productions the founders of the Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival and the creators of the horror adventure comic series "Students of the Unusual". Donations will be accepted for the Hero Initiative.</div>MegaCon Convention
Diamond Runs Retailer Summit Before C2E2 Again – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsOnce again, Diamond Comic Distributors has chosen to run its Retailer Summit at the Chicago McCormick Place in the days before the C2E2. April 24th-26th will see comic book retailers meet for three days of presentations, programmes, workshops and activities, before C2E2 kicks off on the 26th.
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Photos: Browse the wild and weird costumes at Irving’s 2013 Sci-Fi ExpoEven DFW’s geeks are chic. – Proving that 42 is still the answer to life, the universe, and everything, fans flocked to the Irving Convention Center last weekend to celebrate all things science fiction at the 2013 Sci-Fi Expo.
<div>Drake Bell from Nickelodeon’s Drake & Josh, voice of Spider-Man in the Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon and star of Superhero Movie will be at the May 18-19, 2013, Orlando Comic Expo!</div>Orlando Comic Expo
The Best Costumes from the Sci-Fi Expo (Part Two) – Dallas – SlideshowsThe nerd population of North Texas descended upon the Irving Convention Center (500 W. Las Colinas Blvd.) for two days of TV, movie and comic geeker this February weekend. There was costumes and wares up for grabs in addition to the usual photo/autograph sessions with actors from sci-fi favorites like Back to the Future, Deep Space Nine, The Walking Dead, Battlestar Galactica and The Lord of the Rings.
The Best Costumes from the Sci-Fi Expo – Dallas – SlideshowsThe nerd population of North Texas descended upon the Irving Convention Center (500 W. Las Colinas Blvd.) for two days of TV, movie and comic geeker this February weekend. There was costumes and wares up for grabs in addition to the usual photo/autograph sessions with actors from sci-fi favorites like Back to the Future, Deep Space Nine, The Walking Dead, Battlestar Galactica and The Lord of the Rings.
<div>I’ll be at Table T-06 at Emerald City Comic Con, with a gang o’ women. Hope to see you there!</div>The Official Kurt Busiek Page
Wait I’m the wrong princess Lea. #starwarsGoneBad. @dallascomicconinstagram.com
The Coliseum of Comics celebrates 30 years in Central FloridaContributing Writer Comics and trading cards and board games, oh my! The Coliseum of Comics has it all. This chain of stores is located in five locations: Kissimmee, Seminole Towne Center, Fashion Square Mall, Lakeland and its flagship store near the Mall at Millenia. The flagship store was opened on Feb.
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Monsters University – New UK Trailer – Disney Pixar Official HDWaltDisneyStudiosUK
Dallas Comic Con’s Sci-Fi Expo draws thousands of characters to IrvingStormtroopers, Jedi and zombies steadily flowed into the Irving Convention Center on Sunday, the last day of Dallas Comic Con’s Sci-Fi Ex…

The Orlando Comic Expo to Debut in September 2012 with Bob Camp, Ben Templesmith, Ron Wilson, and More

Orlando Comic Expo

Press Release:

The Orlando Comic Expo is Coming Soon
July 23rd, 2012 – The Orlando Comic Expo will debut on September 23rd, 2012!

With a large selection of vendors selling comic books, action figures, cards, games, manga and Star Wars items there will be something for everyone. A fine foray of local writers and artists will be exhibiting their works, selling original artwork and commissions. In addition, an art contest and costume contest will be held for any attendee to participate in and have the chance to win convention cash! Whether you are a collector, aspiring artist, or just want to enjoy the sights that are included in a convention filled with a hodgepodge of costumed heroes (and villains) walking around—chances are that the Orlando Comic Expo will make for a fun-filled day with family and friends!

Be sure to arrive early to pick-up a FREE Orlando Comic Expo exclusive poster featuring the Fantastic Four’s mighty clobberin’ hero, “The Thing”! The poster was created by Marvel Comics artist, Ron Wilson (who will be in attendance).

In addition, the Orlando Comic Expo has teamed up with Orlando-area comic book store, “A Comic Shop” to host a “Pre-Show Party” on Saturday, September 22nd from 8:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Everyone is invited to enjoy the evening surrounded by other like-minded pop culture fanatics, guests of the show and other cool characters. The beer is FREE, courtesy of the Orlando Comic Expo (IDs will be checked at the door).

The Orlando Comic Expo will feature the following industry professionals that attendees are invited to meet, greet, and commission artwork from at the convention:

  • - Bob Camp: Artist, cartoonist, writer, director, and famed co-creator of “Ren and Stimpy”
  • - Richard LeParmentier: Actor who portrayed Darth Vader’s dissenting “Admiral Motti” in Star Wars: A New Hope. Recipient of Darth Vader’s force-grip and the infamous, “I find your lack of faith disturbing”.
  • - Ron Wilson: Legendary Marvel Comics artist.
  • - Ben Templesmith: Co-creator of “30 Days of Night” and nominee for the highly esteemed “Eisner Award”.
  • - Nalini Krishan: Actress who portrayed Jedi, “Barriss Offee” in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones.
  • - Christian Slade: Former Disney animator and artist known for his popular all-ages graphic novel, “Korgi”.
  • - Richard Livingston: Concept artist and former Disney layout artist (credits include: Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo and Stitch and Brother Bear).

The Orlando Comic Expo will be on Sunday, September 23, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Doubletree Hotel (formerly the Crowne Plaza) near the Orlando International Airport. Admission is $10 for adults and admission is FREE for children (12 and under). Parking is FREE.

DoubleTree Hotel (near Orlando airport)
5555 Hazeltine National Drive
Orlando, FL 32812

Please e-mail: info@orlandocomicexpo.com
http://www.orlandocomicexpo.com/