NY – King Kirby Ale Launch Party

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Ron Marz, Paul Harding, Tom Raney, Fred Van Lente, Crystal Skillman, and more appear at the Shmaltz Brewery on Thursday August 28th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM!

Press Release:

Shmaltz Brewery in Clifton Park, NY will host a fundraiser birthday party on Thursday, August 28th, 2014 to celebrate the late Jack “The King” Kirby’s birthday. Kirby is considered by many to be the co-creator (along with Stan Lee) of the Marvel Comics Universe. Kirby co-created many of the superheroes being adored by fans of Marvel’s recent blockbuster movies, including the Avengers, the Hulk, Captain America, Thor, the Fantastic Four and many more.

A group of local comic professionals approached Shmaltz about doing an event, with proceeds to be donated in Jack Kirby’s honor to Hero Initiative, a non-profit organization that helps comic creators in need. Shmaltz stepped up in a big way, creating a limited-edition, Kirby-labeled ale exclusively for the party. King Kirby Ale will make its debut at the event, and a limited number of cases will be available for purchase. With a special edition label designed and drawn by Clifton Park artist Paul Harding, the ale will be available in both Pale and Dark varieties. Shmaltz is donating a percentage of ale sales to Hero Initiative.

“I tried to capture Kirby from an angle that few have seen before, in a way that people can actually look up to him and get a sense of his artistic power,” said Harding, who has sculpted statues and action figures for DC Comics and many other comic-industry clients.

The Aug. 28 event will run from 4 to 8 p.m., and feature an impressive array of comic professionals, including Ron Marz, Paul Harding, Tom Raney, Fred Van Lente, Crystal Skillman and many others, who will be signing and sketching for donations to Hero Initiative. Van Lente and Skillman are the co-authors of the recent play “King Kirby,” about Jack Kirby’s life, which enjoyed a successful, well-reviewed run in New York City. Fans attending the party will be able to get autographs and sketches from the comic pros, and enjoy a beer tasting as well as a piece of special Jack Kirby birthday cake. Live music will be provided by Saratoga-based rock ensemble Sugar Pill, led by virtuoso John Stack on guitar and vocals. Party tickets are $20, with proceeds donated to Hero Initiative. Door prizes have been donated by Comic Depot of Saratoga Springs, and Excellent Adventures Comics of Ballston Spa.

Get tickets at the link…

Shmaltz Brewery
6 Fairchild Square, Clifton Park, NY 12065
(518) 406-5430

Albany Comic Con (November 2014)

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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)
11/09/2014
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 6th 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
75
Projected Attendance
1200
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Joe Sinnott, Matthew Dow Smith, Richard Clark, Paul Harding, Fred hembeck, Joe Orsak, Jack purcell, an dmany more

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Albany Comic Con (June 2014)

Albany Comic Con

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)
06/15/2014
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
100
Projected Attendance
1400
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Book Festival
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Ron Marz, Joe Staton, Fred Hembeck, Joe Sinnott, Mark McKenna, Paul Harding, Matthew Dow Smith, and many, many more

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Albany Comic Con Toy and Collectibles Show (April 2014)

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Convention Name
Albany Comic Con Toy and Collectibles Show
Convention Website Address
http://toyshow.albanycomicbookshow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/06/2014
About This Convention
The Capital District Toy Show is an annual event in the Capital District of Albany in Upstate New York. Now in it’s 5th year it features Toys, Comic Books and Collectibles of every kind including: Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers, Mego, Horror, Movie memorabilia, Wrestling, Non Sports Cards, Barbie’s, Statues, Model Kits, and much, much more.

Along with a great line up of vendors, the show hosts professional sculptors, and artists that work on action figures, statues, model kits and comic books. This show is for anyone, of any age that loves or collects toys or memorabilia.

Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn
205 Wolf Rd.
Albany, New York 12205
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
Paul Harding, Chris St. Pierre, John Hebert, and more

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NY – Free Comic Book Day 2013

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Joe Sinnott, Ron Marz, Christian St Pierre, and more sign at Excellent Adventure Comics on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day!

Joe Sinnott – 11am to 4 pm
Richard Clark – 11am to 2pm
Christian St Pierre – 11am to 2 pm
Ron Marz – 2pm to 5pm
Paul Harding – 2pm to 5pm
Matthew Dow Smith – 2pm to 5pm

Excellent Adventure Comics
110 Milton Ave. (Rt #50), Ballston Spa, NY 12020
(518) 884-9498

Albany Comic Con

ACC

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)
06/16/2013
About This Convention
The 6th annual Albany Comic Con is the premier comic book, and collectibles show in the Capital District of upstate New York. The show features comic books and much more for collectors of all ages.

The area’s 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 want to provide a fun and exciting time for all to enjoy. General admission tickets will be available at the door all day the day of the convention as well as our convention exclusives.

Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn Wolf Rd
205 Wolf Rd.
Albany, New York 12205
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
60
Projected Attendance
900
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Joe Jusko, Ron Marz, Joe Sinnott, Joe Staton, Fred Hembeck, John Hebert, Paul Harding, Todd Dezago, Christian St. Pierre, and many more.

ACC Toy and Collectibles Convention (March 2013)

Albany Comic Con Toy and Collectibles Show

Convention Name
ACC Toy and Collectibles Convention
Convention Website Address
http://toyshow.albanycomicbookshow.com/index.html
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
03/17/2013
About This Convention
The Albany Comic Conventions Toy and Collectibles Con is a bi-annual event in the Capital District of Albany in Upstate New York. Now in it’s 4th year it features Toys, Comic Books and Collectibles of every kind including: Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers, Mego, Horror, Movie memorabilia, Wrestling, Non Sports Cards, Barbie’s, Statues, Model Kits, and much, much more.

Along with a great line up of vendors, the show hosts professional sculptors, and artists that work on action figures, statues, model kits and comic books. This show is for anyone, of any age that loves or collects toys, comics or memorabilia.

 

Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn Wolf Rd.
205 Wolf Rd
Albany, New York 12205
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
40
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
Guests
Paul Harding, John Hebert, Christian St. Pierre, Patrick Piggott, Val Simeiks, more TBA.

Toy Show, March 17th

NY – 2nd Annual Comic Depot Day

Ron Marz, Michael Dow Smith, Paul Harding, and Christian St. Pierre sign at Comic Depot on Saturday August 11, 2012 from noon till 5:00pm.

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Comic Depot
Wilton Mall, 3065 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Albany Comic Con (November 2012)

Albany Comic Con

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)
11/11/2012
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 5th 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 Wolf Rd
205 Wolf Rd.
Albany, New York 12205
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
900
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Joe Sinnott, Ron Marz, Todd Dezago, Paul Abrams, Paul Harding, Matthew Dow Smith, and many more.

Capital District Toy and Collectibles Show (April 2012)

Albany Comic Con

Convention Name
Capital District Toy and Collectibles Show
Convention Website Address
http://toyshow.albanycomicbookshow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
04/22/2012
About This Convention
Albany Comic Cons Annual Baby Boomer Toy and Collectibles show. The show features Toys and Collectibles of all kinds, as well as Comic Books, Magazines, Cards, Posters, Horror, Science Fiction and much,much more. A fun one day event with a low admission price, for collectors to shop, have fun and bring home some memeories of childhoods past. A collectibes show for collectors of all ages. Kids under 10 are admitted free. .
Venue Name and Address
Holiday inn Wolf Rd.
205 Wolf Rd.
Albany, New York 12020
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
30
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
Paul Harding, Patrick Piggott, and more

Capital District Annual Toy Show

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