Planet Comicon 2014 Releases Initial Schedule

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Planet Comicon 2014 has released the initial schedule for panel events. This schedule focuses on event featuring media guests, including performers from Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Wars, Firefly, and more.

We will be updating the schedule with additional panels and events as soon as details are confirmed.

Highlights of the schedule include:

FRIDAY, MARCH 14th:

  • Margot Kidder (3:00 PM)
  • Michael Dorn and Marina Sirtis (4:00 PM)

SATURDAY, MARCH 15th:

  • Wil Wheaton (11:00 AM)
  • Jewel Staite (Noon)
  • Brent Spiner and LeVar Burton (1:00 PM)
  • Sylvester McCoy (2:00 PM)
  • John Ratzenberger (3:00 PM)
  • Zoie Palmer (4:00 PM)
  • Kids’ Costume Contest (2:00 PM)
  • Adults’ Costume Contest (5:00 PM)

SUNDAY MARCH 16th:

  • Femi Taylor (11:00 AM)
  • David Yost (Noon)
  • Eddie McClintock (Noon)
  • Lee Majors (1:00)
  • TREKtacular Star Trek Cast Reunion (4:30) – NOTE: this is a separately ticketed event. This event is close to being sold out. Find out more about tickets here.

Planet Comicon is Kansas City’s largest comic book and pop culture convention. Now in its thirteenth year! The convention will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center on March 14-16th. Please visit their website for the full guestlist, ticket information, and more!

NYC – Dare2Draw w/ Klaus Janson

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Special Guest Klaus Janson appears at the Society of Illustrators on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 6:00 pm for Dare2Draw! Featuring 90 minutes of dynamic figure drawing, with live-action models & props and our signature Dare2Draw “Quick Draw” Contests, with all art done on Blue Line Pro boards. The pro art is auctioned for artists-in-need.

Hosted By Simon Fraser

Cover $15 Online ($20 at the door)

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Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065

Lazarus Creators Appear at Big Wow 2014

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Press Release:

Big Wow! ComicFest is proud to announce two new guests to this year’s convention, writer Greg Rucka and artist Michael Lark! Greg and Michael are co-creators on the popular new book LAZARUS from Image Comics.

Greg Rucka is the author of twenty novels, the latest of which, BRAVO, will be released in July, as well as more comic books than any sane person can count. In addition to critically acclaimed runs on such mainstream titles as Detective Comics, Wonder Woman, The Punisher, Adventures of Superman, and Wolverine, he’s the creator of several original series, including Queen & Country, Whiteout (with Steve Lieber), and Stumptown (with Matthew Southworth).

Michael Lark is the Eisner and Harvey Awards winning artist of LAZARUS from Image Comics, which he co-created with writer Greg Rucka. He is also known his for work on several other titles, including Daredevil, Amazing Spider-Man, Winter Soldier, Captain America, and Stephen King’s Dark Tower at Marvel, and Gotham Central, Scene of the Crime, Batman: Nine Lives and Terminal City at DC.

Big Wow! ComicFest – The Original Artist Friendly Convention – returns to San Jose May 17th & 18th, 2014, bringing two great days of Comic Book, Anime/Manga, Art, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Cosplay FUN! Many of the country’s best vendors of all things cool and collectible will tempt your wallets with the perfect gifts for Geek, Fans and True Collectors, everywhere! Big Wow! ComicFest is the only major comics event in the San Francisco Bay Area this year.

Be sure to follow us on both Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date on all our upcoming announcements!

MN – Punisher #1 Signing

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Mitch Gerads appears at Source Comics & Games on Wednesday February 5, 2014 from 4:00 till 7:00pm to celbreate the release of Punisher #1!

Source Comics & Games
2057 Snelling Ave North, Roseville, MN 55113
651-645-0386

Boston Comic Con Returns in August 2014

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Boston Comic Con has announced its initial details for next year’s convention! Following the phenomenal success of the 2013 show, the 2014 convention will again be held in August at the Seaport World Trade Center on Boston’s historic waterfront. The promoters have added an additional day to the convention which is scheduled to run Friday August 8th till Sunday August 10th. Joining the festivities this year is an all-star list of comic creators including: Rafael Albuquerque, Tim Bradstreet, Amanda Conner, Mike Kunkel, Jorge Molina, Dustin Nguyen, Jimmy Palmiotti, Carlos Pacheco, Ramón Pérez, Esad Ribic, Gail Simone, Cat Staggs, and many more! Additionally, the first media guests have been announced: Torchwood’s Eve Myles and Spike himself, James Marsters! More will be added over the coming months so be sure to follow Boston Comic Con on Facebook and Twitter!

For the full guest list plus artist alley, exhibitor, and film fest registration please check out the Boston Comic Con website! Online ticket purchases are available at the link! Tell your friends!

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About Boston Comic Con:

The Boston Comic Con is a 100% independently run comic book show committed to bringing the biggest and best comic creators to New England. Run by fans for fans, Boston Comic Con is not affiliated with any other convention tour or corporate interests. Hosting over 120,000 square feet of vendors selling comic books, toys, posters, trading cards, and other pop culture memorabilia, this is a destination event for geeks of any stripe. Next year’s convention will be held Friday August 8th, Saturday August 9th and Sunday August 10th at the Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210. For more information please go to our website at www.bostoncomiccon.com and follow us on Twitter (@BostonComicCon) and Facebook!

CA – Black Christmas Signing

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Rick Remender, Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan, Scott Koblish, and Dean White sign at The Comic Bug on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm!

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The Comic Bug
1807 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

CA – Arrow Signing

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Marc GuggenheimExecutive Producer/Writer of the Arrow TV show and comic, appears at Phat Collectibles on Saturday October 5th at 2pm mere days before the Season Two premiere of Arrow! Marc is also well known for No Ordinary Family, Flash Forward, Eli Stone, Brothers & Sisters, CSI, Law & Order, and Green Lantern! His comic works include Aquaman, Punisher, Flash, Wolverine, Young X-Men, and of course, The Amazing Spider-Man!

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Phat Collectibles
1201 S. Euclid Street, Anaheim, CA 92804

CA – Batman: The Dark Knight Signing

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Writer Gregg Hurwitz signs at Illusive Comics on Saturday, September 14th  from 11:00am-11:45am.

Gregg is the New York Times bestselling author of 13 thrillers, most recently, Tell No Lies (8/20). His novels have been shortlisted for numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists, and have been translated into 22 languages. He is also a New York Times bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin), as well as produced and written screenplays for film and television (ABC’s “V”, “Expulsion” spec script to Warner Bros, and many more). He recently announced that he will be developing his Tim Rackley books for TNT/Sony.

Illusive Comics and Games
2725 El Camino Real, Suite 105, Santa Clara, CA 95051

CA – Tell No Lies Signing

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Gregg Hurwitz signs at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Saturday September 7, 2013 at 2:30 pm!

Description
Daniel Brasher finds warnings in his office mail, to people the police cannot track down, who become victims to brutal murders. Daniel’s efforts to protect these people have alerted the killer to his involvement and next he gets a threat of his own. Now, with the clock ticking, Daniel must somehow appease, or outwit, a seemingly unstoppable killer.

About the Author
Gregg Hurwitz is the international bestselling author of 12 thrillers. He has also written comics for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin) and produced and written screenplays for film and television (ABC’s V, Expulsion spec script to Warner Bros, and many more). He recently announced that he will be developing his Tim Rackley books for TNT/Sony. Gregg resides in Los Angeles.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111

Tell No Lies Signing Tour

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Writer Gregg Hurwitz goes on tour next week to promote his new thriller Tell No Lies.

 

August 17th, 5:30pm: Scottsdale, AZ – The Poisoned Pen – Talk and Signing

 

August 20th, 7:00 pm: Houston, TX –  Murder by the Book – Book Launch

 

August 22nd, 7:00 pm: Brentwood, CA – Diesel – LA Book Launch Party

 

August 26th, 6:30 pm: Chicago, IL – Tuscan Market Book Club – Featured Author 

 

August 28th, 7:00 pm: Strongsville, OH –  Cuyahoga Public Library – Talk and Signing

 

September 7th, 10:00am: Orange, CA – Book Carnival – Signing

 

September 7th, 11:00am: Huntington Beach, CA – Mystery Ink – Signing

 

September 7th at 3:00pm: San Diego, CA – Mysterious Galaxy – Talk and Signing

 

September 11th, 7:00 pm: Berkeley, CA – Janet Rudolph’s Literary Salon – Featured Author

 

September 12th, 7:00pm: Palo Alto, CA – Books Inc. – Talk and Signing

 

September 14th, 2:00pm: San Jose, CA – Barnes and Noble – Talk and Signing

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