Karl Moline (penciler for Buffy, Avengers, and X-Men), Justin Ponsor (colorist for Star Wars, Amazing Spider-Man, Uncanny X-Men), Jeff Christensen (head writer of the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe), and Nelson Ortega (penciler for Sonic, Spider-Man) appear at Famous Faces and Funnies on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!
Famous Faces and Funnies
3020 New Haven Avenue W, West Melbourne, FL 32904
Actor Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi) appears for a special screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens the Blackfriars Ouseburn Cinema on Thursday, May 4th at 7:00 PM! Get tickets at the link…
Before the movie, Jeremy Bulloch will pose for photographs, then after the movie, He’ll answer your questions and recount stories from playing the role of Boba Fett in the original trilogy!
A STAR WARS photo booth will be there on the night and there will be photo opportunities with our Stormtroopers, Darth Vader and other Star Wars costumed characters too!
The BOC, Blackfriars @ The Ouseburn, New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2TQ
Stephane Roux (Birds of Prey, Star Wars, Supergirl), Terry Flippo (Axel and Alex), and Mike Imboden (Fist of Justice) from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!
5632 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 2170
Artist Carlos D’Anda (Cyborg, Deathblow, Star Wars) signs and sketches at Comickaze on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!
2750 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106
HeroesCon has announced more new guests for their 35th anniversary show including Ben Caldwell, Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, Craig Hamilton, Dave Dorman, Ivan Brandon, Paulina Ganucheau, Sean Galloway, Thomas Yeates, and more! HeroesCon 2017 takes place June 16-18, 2017 at the Charlotte Convention Center.
JOSH BLAYLOCK | Devil’s Due, Mercy Sparx
IVAN BRANDON | Black Cloud, Drifter, Viking
CHUCK BROWN | Choosing Sides, BitterRoot, Femme Magnifique
BEN CALDWELL | Prez, A-Force, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Dare Detectives
CHRIS CAMPANA | First World
ADELSO CORONA | Deadpool Corps, Hawk & Dove, Brigade
DAVE DORMAN | Star Wars, Aliens, The Wasted Lands
NICK FILARDI | Powers, Heartthrob, Cave Carson, Helheim
BRENDEN FLETCHER | Motor Crush, Batgirl, Gotham Academy, Power Rangers: Pink
NATHAN FOX | Vertigo SFX, Captain Victory, Dogs of War, Haunt, DMZ
SEAN GALLOWAY | Spectacular Spider-Man: Lead Character Designer, Teen Titans Go!, Superman
PAULINA GANUCHEAU | Zodiac Starforce, Another Castle, Gwenpool
KENDALL GOODE | The Doorman
CRAIG HAMILTON | Aquaman, Starman, Fables, The Spectre
SHERARD JACKSON | Galaxies For Hire, Empty Zone, Minirauders
AUSTIN JANOWSKY | Iron Man: The End, Satellite Falling, Red Sonja, Divine Retribution
ARVELL JONES | All-Star Squadron, Iron Fist, Deathlok, Thor, Iron Man, Luke Cage
NATE LOVETT | Champions of Odd Lake, Kyraa: Alien Jungle Girl, Paw Patrol, Rusty Rivets
JAMES LYLE | Grimm Fairy Tales, Game of Horror, Abraham’s Journey
TOM LYLE | Spider-Man, Robin, Punisher, Batman
CHRISTOPHER MOELLER | Lucifer, Iron Empires, Magic: The Gathering
JAMES PATRICK | Batman, Harley Quinn, Green Arrow
JOHN ROSE | Snuffy Smith
NIKKI RYAN | The Family Trade
K LYNN SMITH | Plume
J. DAVID SPURLOCK | Vanguard Publishing
CAMERON STEWART | Motor Crush, Batgirl, Fight Club 2, Seaguy, The Other Side
JUSTIN STEWART | Kentucky Kaiju, Grrl Scouts: Magic Socks, Howard the Human
KEVIN STOKES | Pathfinder, Deadman, Tiger Style, Jimmy Olsen, Splitsville
JOHN VAN FLEET | Batman, Typhoid, The X-Files
GUS VASQUEZ | Big Hero 6, Suicide Squad, The Flash
CHRIS WALKER | Publisher Arena Comics, Tiger Style, Splitsville, Raptor
MATT WEBB | Flesh and Blood, Next Men, Hawkman, Star Trek
MARCUS WILLIAMS | Tuskegee Heirs: Flames of Destiny
THOMAS YEATES | Tarzan, Prince Valiant, Zorro, Conan
BUYING AN ADVANCE PASS MEANS YOU’LL GET ANY ADVANCE INCENTIVES WE OFFER, FREE!
ENTRY WILL BE $25: FRI $25: SAT $20: SUN / AT THE SHOW ITSELF, SO YOU SAVE AS MUCH AS $20 BY PURCHASING ADVANCE PASSES TODAY! TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES WE MAY CREDIT AN UNUSABLE TICKET TOWARD FUTURE TICKET PURCHASES.
HEROES CONVENTION was founded in 1982 by Shelton Drum, owner of Charlotte’s Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find comics shop. Since then the convention has become famous for its comics-first and family-friendly atmosphere, where fans can mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors. Boasting an incredible guest list built mainly on reputation and goodwill, HeroesCon is known nationwide as a “must” on the summer schedule, drawing fans, exhibitors, and creators from all over the world to the Charlotte Convention Center.
FRIDAY APRIL 21st
- 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Marc Guggenheim, Jody Houser
- 12:00 – 1:00 PM: Jason Aaron, Chris Sprouse
- 2:00 – 3:00 PM: Jordie Bellaire, Jenny Frison, Brian Level, Declan Shalvey
- 4:00 – 5:00 PM: Rod Reis, Brent Schoonover, Nick Spencer
- 5:00 – 6:00 PM: Jonathan Hickman, Luke Ross
SATURDAY APRIL 22nd
- 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Michael Garland, Margaret Stohl, Ramon Villalobos, Michael Walsh
- 12:00 – 1:00 PM: Mike Perkins, Khary Randolph
- 1:00 – 2:00 PM: Nick Spencer, Ryan Stegman
- 2:00 – 3:00 PM: Marc Guggenheim, Ken Lashley
- 4:00 – 5:00 PM: Jordie Bellaire, Matt Horak, Declan Shalvey
SUNDAY APRIL 23rd
- 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Marc Guggenheim, Ken Lashley
- 12:00 – 1:00 PM: Jason Aaron, Mike McKone
- 1:00 – 2:00 PM: Alex Maleev, Todd Nauck
- 2:00 – 3:00 PM: Tana Ford, Marc Laming, Matthew Rosenberg, Robbie Thompson
*Schedule is subject to change
Tricia Barr, Adam Bray, and Cole Horton appear at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 2:00 PM to sign Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia.
ABOUT STAR WARS THE VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA
The saga in more than 3000 characters, vehicles, droids and objects.
With a galaxy of information on every page, Star Wars Visual Encyclopedia is the perfect illustrated guide to everything Star Wars.
This beautiful visual tour of the Star Wars universe includes gallery upon gallery of stunning images and fascinating facts. The object-themed spreads focus down onto hundreds of topics, from Star Wars fashion and food, to vehicles and creatures. Explore a range of droids, from medical to spy droid, or discover the different snacks you can eat in the Star Wars universe.
A virtual museum in a book, DK’s Star Wars Visual Encyclopedia is the perfect pictorial companion to that galaxy far, far away….
ABOUT ADAM BRAY
Adam Bray is the author of DK’s Star Wars™ Rebels: The Visual Guide (seasons one and two), and a co-author for Ultimate Star Wars™, Star Wars™: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, and LEGO® Star Wars™: Chronicles of the Force. Adam is a contributor to the official blog at StarWars.com, and a guest commentator on many popular Star Wars fan podcasts.
ABOUT TRICIA BARR
Tricia Barr is a prominent blogger and podcaster who has been sharing her passion for Star Wars since cosplaying Princess Leia in 1977. She regularly contributes feature articles for Star Wars Insider and authored the award-winning space opera novel Wynde.
Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
Cincinnati’s First & Original Premier Comic Convention and Pop Culture Expo returns to the Duke Energy Convention Center on September 22-24, 2017!
What would a comic con be without the creators that imagine and conceive our favorite comics? At Cincinnati Comic Expo you can see creators of Marvel, DC, and independent comics. From Spider-Man to Wonder Woman; meet the creators, discover your new favorite series, and enjoy the heart of comic con.
That’s not all! As the region’s leading comicon, Cincinnati Comic Expo is staying true to the heritage of the event by bringing attendees the chance to meet the best and brightest from local industry talent. Coupled with rare and sought after signing events, it is an event that will leave you feeling satisfied.
Comic Creator Guests include:
- Greg Capullo: Batman, Reborn, Spawn
- Adam Hughes: Betty & Veronica, Wonder Woman, Batgirl
- Chad Hardin: Harley Quinn, Spider-Man
- William Stout: Jurassic Park, Cadillacs and Dinosaurs
- Darryl Banks: Green Lantern, Superman
- David Michael Beck: Star Wars, G.I. Joe
- Dave Aikins: Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob Comics
- Scott Beaderstadt: Trollords, The Mummy
- Andy Bennett: Sherlock Holmes, Negative Burn
- Craig Boldman: Archie, Action Comics
- Johnny Desjardins: Vampirella, Grimm Fairy Tales
- Corbyn Kern: Orphan Black, Back to the Future
- Mark Kidwell: ’68, Battle Pope
- Gavin Smith: The Accelerators, Human City
- More to be announced in the future
For further information please go to the website: cincinnaticomicexpo.com
Katie Cook is the creator of the comic Gronk: A Monster’s Story as well as working on IDW’s smash-hit My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She has also done work for Marvel, DC, Disney, LucasFilm, Fraggle Rock, and many other companies!
BC Comix of Brighton
117 E Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116
Academy Award-winner Forest Whitaker joins Rogue One co-star Felicity Jones on the StarWars.com stage for a conversation on Saturday April 15th at Star Wars Celebration!
The original rebel is coming to Star Wars Celebration Orlando.
Forest Whitaker (Saw Gerrera in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Star Wars Rebels) is officially heading to the upcoming event, and will be signing autographs at the Star Wars Celebration Autograph Hall in Orlando, The Topps Company and Authenticators, Inc. announced today.
As Saw Gerrera — a hardened yet sympathetic rebel holding a key message for Jyn Erso — Whitaker became an immediate fan favorite. One of the world’s most accomplished actors and an Academy Award winner, Whitaker will be making his second Celebration appearance, and will also stop by the Star Wars Show LIVE stage with Felicity Jones on Saturday for a one-on-one chat.
The actor join a growing lineup of Star Wars greats coming to the Star Wars Celebration Autograph Hall, including: Felicity Jones (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Ian McDiarmid (the Emperor), Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett), Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian), Alan Tudyk (K-2SO), Vanessa Marshall (Hera Syndulla, Star Wars Rebels), Matthew Wood (supervising sound editor at Skywalker Sound and voice of General Grievous), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Riz Ahmed (Bodhi Rook in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Freddie Prinze Jr. (Kanan Jarrus, Star Wars Rebels), Sarah Michelle Gellar (the Seventh Sister, Star Wars Rebels), Ray Park (Darth Maul), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Daniel Logan (Boba Fett, Star Wars: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Taylor Gray (Ezra Bridger, Star Wars Rebels), Brian Herring (BB-8 puppeteer, Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Angus MacInnes (Dutch “Gold Leader” Vander, Star Wars: A New Hope and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Clive Revill (Emperor Palpatine in the original version of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back), Tim Rose (animatronic designer and puppeteer of Admiral Ackbar in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Paul Blake (Greedo, Star Wars: A New Hope), and Jimmy Vee (R2-D2, Star Wars: The Last Jedi).
Stay tuned to StarWars.com for more on Star Wars Celebration Orlando!
Fans can purchase authentic movie photos and officially licensed Star Wars memorabilia to get signed at the autograph pavilion at StarWarsAuthentics.com.
Star Wars Celebration Orlando will take place April 13-16 at the Orange County Convention Center. Visit StarWarsCelebration.com for tickets and more info!