Awesome news for animation and video game fans! Voice and Motion Capture Actor Troy Baker will be appearing at the 2016 Long Beach Comic Con – September 17 & 18 at the Long Beach Convention Center!
A prolific voice and motion capture actor, Troy is best known to video game fans as Joel in the hit game The Last of Us and most recently as Samuel Drake in Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.
Troy’s other video game credits include Batman: Arkham City, BioShock Infinite, and Mortal Combat X. And that’s not even scratching the surface.
In addition to his long list of video game credits, he also keeps very busy in the animation world. Troy has voiced characters on some of your favorite shows including Avengers Assemble, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Ultimate Spider-Man and many, many more.
Troy will be appearing in our Animation Island and will be available for autographs, photos and video. He will also appear on some awesome panels for fans to hear more about the world of video games and animation.
Right now a Weekend Pass for LBCC 2016 is just $50!
Saturday tix are $30 and Sunday is $25! Ticket prices will go up at the end of June, so don’t miss your chance to save! Kids 10 & Under get in FREE with a paid adult. Limit 2 children per paid adult.
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About Long Beach Comic Con:
Long Beach Comic Con is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center each fall. It’s a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At Long Beach Comic Con you’ll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs, guest signings, and meet & greet sessions with celebrities. Long Beach Comic Con is a production of MAD Event Management, LLC. Visit www.longbeachcomiccon.com for additional information.
Plastic City Comic Con holds their inaugural event for comics, toys and pop culture fans in North Central Massachusetts on Saturday July 30, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM at the Leominster Veterans Memorial Center. Jam packed with comic artists, writers, creators, and vendors! FREE ADMISSION! Guests include:
- Paul Kupperberg: Former editor of DC Comics and Weekly World News. Writer of Supergirl, Green Lantern, and Archie.
- Joe Caramagna: Writer of Ultimate Spider-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Avengers Assemble. Creator of Further Adventures of Wyatt Earp.
- Veronica Fish: Artist for the New Archie Series, Pirates of Mars, and The Wendy Project.
- Andy Fish: Artist and Writer for several books including How to Draw Graphic Novels, Dracula’s Army, and Geeks and Greeks.
- Joe St. Pierre: Artist for Spider-Man, Venom, Batman, Deadpool, and Transformers. He is also the creator of the New Zodiax.
- Sean Wang: Artist for the Tick and Meltdown for Image Comics. He is also the creator of his hit Sci-Fi series Runners.
- Rich Woodall: Writer of Kyrra Alien Jungle Girl for Dark Horse. Artist for the Zombie Bomb! Comic Anthology and creator of Johnny Raygun.
Artists Ed McGuinness (Spider-Man/Deadpool), Corin Howell (Bat-Mite, Transformers), and Elias Chatzoudis (Grimm Fairy Tales) appear at Merrymac Games and Comics on Saturday May 7, 2016 for Free Comic Book Day!
Merrymac Games and Comics
550 DW Highway, Merrimack, NH 03054
March 9, 2016 by Colin Solan
Filed under Animation, Anime, Art Show, Collectibles, Comic Books, Convention News, Cosplay, Gaming, Horror, Massachusetts, Movies, Other, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Television, Top Stories, Video Games
Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, has announced its guest lineup for their March 25 – 27 show! Coming all the way from Japan are Director Kyohei Ishiguro, Character Designer Yukiko Aikei, Producer Masao Maruyama, and Voice actors Toshio Furukawa and Shino Kakinuma. Their work encompasses many of the most popular anime movies and television shows including Mobile Suit Gundam, Sailor Moon, Fist of the North Star, Dragon Ball Z, Death Note, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, and many more. This a rare opportunity for North American fans to meet these artists as they make few US appearances, some are even making the trip for the first time!
Also appearing are several of the voice actors who dub Japanese anime into English including Tony Oliver (Robotech, Lupin the III), Eric Vale (Dragon Ball Z, One Piece), Carrie Keranen (Your lie in April, Kill la Kill), Erica Lindbeck (The Seven Deadly Sins, Your lie in April), Max Mittelman (Transformers: Rescue Bots, The Seven Deadly Sins) Patrick Seitz (Naruto: Shippûden, Sailor Moon Crystal), Monica Rial (Dragon Ball Z Kai, Soul Eater), Todd Haberkorn (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, The Legend of Korra) and Greg Ayres (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Samurai 7). Guests will be available for autographs and photos with fans but in order to maximize everyone’s experience Anime Boston has laid out a set of guidelines on their website.
Anime Boston additionally features an art track where artists sell commissions, manga, zines, and prints with Featured Artists who conduct panels and workshops. This year’s Featured Artists are Eric Proctor, Nightengale Needles, Kel McDonald, Trevor Mueller, and Rich Pellegrino.
As in past years, Anime Boston 2016 will present many popular events including a masquerade, an anime music video contest, video programming rooms, an artists’ alley and art show, karaoke, game shows, video games, manga library, formal and informal dances, and much more. Dealers’ room will be located in the cavernous Halls A and B of the Hynes Convention Center selling manga, anime DVDs, t-shirts, prints, and collectibles.
About Anime Boston:
Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Mass. Anime Boston 2016 is scheduled for Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27 at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel. More information about Anime Boston can be found at www.animeboston.com.
About New England Anime Society:
The New England Anime Society was founded in 2001. Based in Massachusetts, The New England Anime Society, Inc. is parent organization of Anime Boston and is dedicated to furthering public education and understanding of the Japanese language and culture through visual and written media. More information about The New England Anime Society is available at www.neanime.org.
Writer Brandon Easton appears at The Comic Bug on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM to sign TRANSFORMERS: DEVIATIONS! Brandon is also responsible for the critically acclaimed ANDRE THE GIANT graphic novel from IDW/LION FORGE and a writer on Marvel’s AGENT CARTER!
The Comic Bug
4267 Overland Ave. Culver City, CA 90230
Writer James Roberts makes an in-store at Orbital Comics for a rare signing appearance on Saturday, March 12th, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM to celebrate the release of Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #50, Orbital Comics is pleased to offer a UK exclusive variant by artists Hayato Sakamoto & Casey Coller, with colours by Yamaishi – limited to just 500 copies worldwide.
8 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA, United Kingdom
020 7240 0591
The third annual Beverly Comic Con will be hosted at Porter Mills on Saturday, April 2nd from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM!
Free to the public and jam packed with local comic creators and unique vendors. Original art, posters, prints, handmade collectibles, t-shirts, graphic novels and of course comic books, will all be on hand for this one of a kind event.
Live music, art, performances and magic!
Special guests include DJ7L & MC Esoteric of CZARFACE, Robert Gill of Batgirl, Transformers, XO-Manowar, Andrew MacLean of Head Lopper and Apocalyptigirl, and SCARECROWOVEN of MTV, Mondo and Lion Forge Comics.
Alongside our partners at Wicked Art Bar, Porter Mills, Montserrat College of Art, and the newly formed Beverly Arts District, we bring you a fantastic day of comics, art & pop culture!
Plenty of parking across the street & super kid friendly.
Doors open at 10am
Brought to you by Tryptic Press and States of Terror Vol. 2
Studios at Porter Mill
95 Rantoul Street, Beverly, MA 01915
Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Guillermo Diaz, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Jeff Perry, Bellamy Young, Joshua Malina, Scott Foley, Portia de Rossi, Cornelius Smith Jr., Joe Morton, Betsy Beers, and creator Shonda Rhimes appear at PaleyFest on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 7:30 PM to talk about SCANDAL!
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028
Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown, Marsai Martin, Kenya Barris, Jonathan Groff and more guests to be announced appear at PaleyFest on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 2:00 PM to talk about BLACK-ISH!
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028
BRANDON EASTON, writer of television’s AGENT CARTER and Lion Forge’s ANDRE THE GIANT graphic novel, appears at The Comic Bug’s Manhattan Beach shop for a special signing!
Mr. Easton will be signing on Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 and then sitting down with Mike for a bonus COMIC CREATOR MEETING from 3:00 to 4:30. The Q&A is open to the public.
Brandon has also written such greats as BAD MOON RISING, TRANSFORMERS and WATSON AND HOLMES. Come check out his fantastic books and meet the man behind the magic!
The Comic Bug
1807 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266