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

Dallas Comic Book Show (July 2014)

Convention Name
Green Arrow Artist Mike Grell In Dallas on 7-19-2014
Convention Website Address
http://comicbooksdallas.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/19/2014
About This Convention
North Texas Comic Book Shows is pleased to announce the appearance of Green Arrow artist Mike Grell at our next show on Saturday July 19th. Joining Mike at the event will be Eisner Award Best New Series nominee Michael Lark, Archie Comics Betty & Veronica artist Jeff Shultz, and inker Rodney Ramos. Cosplay special guests include Glitzy Geek Girl and Lana Cosplay. More info at www.comicbooksdallas.com.
Venue Name and Address
Doubletree Hotel Dallas Market Center
2015 Market Center Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75207
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
62
Projected Attendance
450
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Mike Grell, Michael Lark, Rodney Ramos, Jeff Shultz

Dallas July 2014

OH – FCBD Clerks Style

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dante_clerks2Brian O’Halloran, Rodney Ramos, Ryan Francis, and many more appear at Packrat Comics on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day!

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Press Release:

Free Comic Book Day is again once upon us and as we plan and scheme the things to come, we will share them with you here. That means you’ll want to bookmark this page and check it often!

Our fantaboulus guest list will grow and expand a number of ways. We’ll have artists and writers and possibly an actor or two.
Featured Guests:

We are thrilled to include Brian O’Halloran as our guest of honor for our annual Free Comic Book Day celebration! Brian had the staring as Dante in Kevin Smith’s breakout movie Clerks. After the success of the first film, Brian repraised his role in many of Smith’s other movies, including Clerks II, Dogma, Mallrats, and Clerks the Animiated Series. Brian has returned to his theatrical roots and working with the Boomerang Theater Company, New Jersey Repertory Company and the Tri-State Actors Theater and in New Jersey.

Ryan Francis is joining the guest list as well! Ryan is known for playing Darren the Nerd in the cult B-Horror classic Thankskilling. He also has produced and starred in a new film titled The Biker Warrior Babe vs The Zombie Babies From Hell!

Rodney Ramos has been a professional penciler/inker in the comics industry for over 20 years. He has worked for many companies including DC and Marvel Comics, Marvel Comics U.K., Valiant, Acclaim Comics, Malibu and Continuity with Neal Adams. His work can be seen in such titles as Green Lantern, Batman, Deadpool, X-Force, Spider-Man, Gambit, Captain America, Booster Gold, and much more! And your opportunity to meet the inker for Sinestro Corps War is May 4, 2013!

Artists Alley!!!

Dirk Manning
Matthew Swift
Dawn Best
Jamie Snell
Molly Durst
Joshua Peters
Seth Lyons
JD Larabee
Mike Eshelman
Todd Beistel
Michael Anthony Carroll

All the details on our great lineup of artists can be found at our website!

And making their second trip to Packrat for FCBD is Mikey’s Late Night Slice pizza truck! Yeppers! They’re coming back and bringing more saucey goodness to our superhero fun filled afternoon!

During our annual nerd night party we’ll have some comic book poker and the following bands lined up so far:

The Fritz
Nerd Table

Join Packrat Comics for our annual FCBD bash and Nerd Night celebration! You know you’ll have fun! Invite a guest or two and plan on spending the day! Because you can’t make it through in just a few minutes!

Packrat Comics
3872 Lattimer Street, Hilliard, OH 43026

Albuquerque Comic Expo (June 2012)

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Convention Name
Albuquerque Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.abqcomicexpo.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date
06/08/2012
End Date
06/10/2012
About This Convention
The Albuquerque Comic Expo is the southwest’s premier comic book, pop culture, and entertainment convention! Taking place June 8th-10th 2012, ACE will feature the very best in comic books, movie, television, gaming, and more!

Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes headline the show with a live performance of Jay and Silent Bob Get Old! We have several guests returning from our awesome inaugural 2011 show, as well as a bunch of new comic book professionals and celebrities!

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
220
Projected Attendance
10000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Andy Kuhn, Ben Templesmith, Stan Lee, Arthur Suydam, James O’Barr, Joe Jusko, Michael Golden, Steve Scott, Rodney Ramos

Hawthorne High School Comic Con Returns

Press Release:

New Jersey’s premier comic book convention the Hawthorne High School Comic Convention is back on May 14th for it’s sixth show. Join the students of the Cartooning and the Art Clubs as we present New Jersey’s premier comic book art gathering.

There will be appearances by comic book creators and dealers. Art lessons will be presented all day by the comic professionals and we will have our incredible auction of original comic art, graphic novels, rare comics and other great items. The convention is held to celebrate the great American art form, comics, and to raise funds for our high school’s talented art department.

The art lessons will include many of the skills needed to create comics. The art lessons are for all ages and skill levels

Among the comic creators already booked to appear are:

Walter Simonson
Herb Trimpe
Joe Sinnott (tent)
Bob Wiacek
Joe Staton
Mark Texiera
Rudy Nebres
Paolo Rivera
Joe Giella (tent)
Mark Romanowski
Dick Ayers
Scott Roberts (tent)
James Sherman
Elaine Lee
Danny Fingeroth
Jim Salicrup
Rodney Ramos
Guy Dorian
Ian Dorian
Steve Mannion
Buddy Scalera
Rick Parker
Ken Gale
Mercy Van Vlack
Trevor Von Eedon
Louis Small Jr.
Neil Volkes

…And many more creators to come.

This is an extremely “kids friendly” event. Our art lessons are for all ages and there will be “kid friendly” items in the art auction.

The particulars:
May 14th, 2011 from 10am – 4pm

Dealer tables: $50: Email contact: alllal@aol.com

So whether you are a long time comic book convention veteran or want to experience your very first comic book show, come on out for the finest comic book convention – the 6th Hawthorne High School Comic Book Convention on May 14th.

Hawthorne High School
160 Parmalee Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ 07506

Michael Golden and Eva Ink Artist Group “Im-print” at Virginia Comicon

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Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Virginia

Press Release:

Michael Golden and Eva Ink Artist Group “Im-print” at Virginia ComiCon!

Golden, Scott, Jusko and Ramos round out the roaster!

Richmond, VA– The Biggest Comic Convention in Virginia, the Virginia ComiCon is coming up this weekend! And an exclusive Michael Golden print is marking the occasion– available at registration!

Michael Golden's More Heroes and Villains Sketchbook 2Eva Ink Artist Group will be at the show en force with legendary artist and creator Michael Golden. Michael is known for his groundbreaking work on such books as “The’Nam,” “G.I. Joe,” “Doctor Strange,” “The Micronuats,” and much more. And currently Golden is working on “Spawn 200” with Todd McFarlane, as well as a few other special books in the works with IDW and more. Michael will have copies of his new book “Michael Golden: MORE Heroes and Villains” at the show, in addition to other books , DVD’s and prints. Golden will be signing and sketching both days of the show.

Artist Steve Scott, fresh off his successful “Batman Confidential” gig for DC Comics, will have copies of his sketchbook “Steve Scott Sketches” as well as some new prints he’ll be debuting in Virginia for the occasion. Steve’s work has recently graced issues of “X-Men Forever,” “Green Lantern”– special projects, and also includes amazing work on Hulk, Indiana Jones, and production work for “Smallville” as well. Steve will be signing and sketching both days of the show.

Writer and color artist Renee Witterstaetter will also be on hand to sign copies of her books “Excess: The Art of Michael Golden,” “Tex: The Art of Mark Texeira,” “Dying for Action—The Life and Films of Jackie Chan,” “Spartan X,” and her new book “Kerry and the Scary Things.”

Also joining the convention is fine art painter supreme, Joe Jusko, who is also the subject of two new Eva Ink Publishing sketchbook, the first one hitting stands now–“Joe Jusko: Savage Beauty.” Copies of the book will be available at the show while supplies last. Joe is know for his beautiful cover work featuruing Marvel, DC and Edgar Rice Burroughs characters, and much more, including beautifully painted Lara Croft sequential pages, and creation of the comic book series “Cops: The Job.” With a legacy too lengthy to even mention here, Joe will be signing and sketching at the show both days.

Renowned inker and illustrator Rodney Ramos, will be joining the group as well in his first ever appearance in Virginia! Rodney will have a plethora of pages and prints available for the Virginia ComiCon. And will be sketching and signing as well. Rodney has worked for every major comic book company out there, on their most prominent characters. If you collect comics, you have a hundred of his works in your collection, no doubt. Don’t miss his first appearance at the VA ComiCon!

In addition to Golden, Jusko, Scott, Ramos and Witterstaetter, the amazing guest list for this weekend includes Ethan Van Sciver, Arthur Suydam, Larry Hama, Mike McKone, Billy Tucci, Tim Seeley, Jim Calafiore, Budd Root, Brian Pulido, and many more!

For more information or to book a sketch with the featured artists above, contact Renee Witterstaetter at: evaink@aol.com

For more information on the VA ComiCon, go to: vacomicon.com

Mike Carbo’s New York Comic Book Marketplace (February 2010)

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Convention Mike Carbo’s New York Comic Book Marketplace
Convention Website http://www.nycbm.com/
Start Date 02/27/2010
About This Convention: NYC’s Longest-Running and Greatest One-Day Show Returns Saturday, February 27, 2010, from 11am to 7pm, at Penn Plaza Pavilion, 401 7th Ave at 33rd St, New York City

Please call 1-800-723-5572 for more details and visit www.nycbm.com

Sponsored in Part By Forbidden Planet New York

Comments from our June 2009 Show:

“Fantastic new room! Beautiful set-up. Wonder Woman #1 Sale! San Diego-like buys! New York needs more shows like this!
– Vincent Zurzolo, Metropolis Comics

“Was mobbed all day! Great space! Thumbs UP!!”
– Ted Van Liew, Superworld Comics

“I always enjoy the Big Apple shows – the fans are great and the guests are fantastic!”
– Cliff Chiang, DC Comics Artist

“It was a great show! Barely had time to sit it was so busy!”
– New Dimension Comics

“It was extremely well organized, crowd was enthusiastic! Can’t wait for the next one!”
– Chuck Rozanski, Mile High Comics

“All capital letters… PHENOMENAL!”
– Joe Rodgers, Comic Dealer

“Great fun seeing the fans! What a turnout! We’re coming back!”
– Gene Colan, Legendary Comics Artist

“Rivals April 5th 1987, Fred Greenberg’s 1-day! This brought back that fantastic memory!”
– Rich Muchin, Tomorrow’s Treasures

“This is the best Big Apple Con ever! The location, the people, the celebrity guests, the bargains… it couldn’t be any better!!!”
Jim Salicrup, Editor-in-Chief, Papercutz, MOCCA Trustee

Convention Guests Gene Colan, Billy Tucci, Mike Golden, Irwin Hasen, Jim Starlin, J H Williams III, Mark Texiera, Herb Trimpe, Bill Sienkiewicz, Chris Claremont, Sean Chen, Larry Hama, Rudy Nebres, Dick Ayers, Rodney Ramos, Steve Manion, Dan Slott, Guy Dorian, Ian Dorian, Scott Roberts, Renee Witterstaetter, Janet Jackson, Stu Suchet, John Cebollaro, Jorge Gonzalez, Cliff Chiang, and many more.

Also on hand will be actor David Roya, famous for his role as Bernard Posner in the cult classic film “Billy Jack.”

Venue Name Penn Plaza Pavilion
Venue Address 401 7th Ave at 33rd St, New York City
United States
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 100
Projected Attendance 3000
What category best describes your convention? Comic Books
What other categories might be appropriate for your convention? – Collectibles
– Comic Books
– Horror
– Science Fiction and Fantasy
Gene Colan, Billy Tucci, Mike Golden, Irwin Hasen, Jim Starlin, J H Williams III, Mark Texiera, Herb Trimpe, Bill Sienkiewicz, Chris Claremont, Sean Chen, Larry Hama, Rudy Nebres, Dick Ayers, Rodney Ramos, Steve Manion, Dan Slott, Guy Dorian, Ian Dorian, Scott Roberts, Renee Witterstaetter, Janet Jackson, Stu Suchet, John Cebollaro, Jorge Gonzalez, Cliff Chiang, and many more.