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GenCon 2020 Cancelled Due To COVID-19, To The Dismay Of Many

GenCon 2020 Cancelled Due To COVID-19, To The Dismay Of Many

GenCon has just announced the cancellation of its 2020 convention in Indianapolis due to health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic Those who have bought tickets to this tabletop gaming convention will have the option to either be refunded via their original payment method or rollover their ticket to next year's convention.[caption id="attachment_1208711" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit:[...]

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The Lakes International Comic Art Festival Goes Virtual In October

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is taking no chances. Arranged for 9th – 11th October 2020 in Kendle, they have decided, show or no show, to put on a virtual event instead this year. They have made this step so far out – even when other shows such as MCM Comic Con Birmingham are […]

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"Doctor Who": Fantom Events Hosting Online Con "Time Space Visualiser"

In fact, Russell T Davies is set to livetweet "Rose" later this week (on Thursday, March 26) and release some new, episode-related content.[caption id="attachment_1184445" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Fantom Events[/caption] "The show must go on… Unfortunately, due to the social distancing measures advised by the government we have had to postpone a couple of events, however the moment[...]

Con season is coming up! Do you have a bag to carry your swag?

Con Season Is Coming Up! Do You Have A Bag To Carry Your Swag?

In a handful of days, C2-E2 will be kicking off the convention season This is one of my favorite times of the year -- I love convention season! And to celebrate, why not get yourself a fancy new bag to carry your swag in? These bags will be the envy of your fellow con attendees[...]

Taipei Game Show 2020 Postponed Over Coronavirus Outbreak

Taipei Game Show 2020 Postponed Over Coronavirus Outbreak

This comes in the wake of the World Health Organization declared it to be a world-wide emergency.[caption id="attachment_1155866" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Taipei Game Show[/caption]The convention was due to take place at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from February 6th-9th, and by the looks of their responses on Twitter, it appears they intend to still hold[...]

Visiting Amazicon 2019; The Intimate Con That Could Plus Cosplay Pictures

Visiting Amazicon 2019; The Intimate Con That Could Plus Cosplay Pictures

With convention season winding down in the US, I ventured up to Essington, PA, for one more show, Amazicon This year's guests included Ann Robinson from War of the Worlds, Wesley Eure, Kathy Coleman, and Phil Paley of Land of the Lost, and more For the seventh year in a row, this intimate convention appealed[...]

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Anime NYC 2019: 50+ Images of Cosplay, Collectibles & More [GALLERY]

Some fans in the northeast seem to think that the convention season ends in October with New York Comic Con (NYCC), but there are a number of folks who would push back on that Count LeftField Media as one of them, taking over the Jacob K Javits Convention Center this weekend for Anime NYC 2019.With[...]

Blackity Black MECCA Convention with Maia Crown Williams [Interview]

As a comic creator these past few years, vending at comic book conventions have been one of my favorite parts of being a member of the culture I always looked forward to convention weekends as a fan and now as a creator it’s on a whole other level I get to meet fans and people[...]



Play NYC Confirms a Return in August To The Metropolitan Pavilion

Play NYC Confirms a Return in August To The Metropolitan Pavilion

One of New York's big gaming conventions, Play NYC, confirms that it will be returning and in a new home as they move to the Metropolitan Pavilion From August 10th-11th, theconvention will bring major studios and upcoming indie titles to the Big Apple, showing off both booths and displays as well as interactive exhibits[...]

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Captain Marvel to Bowie: FanX Cosplay Highlights

The 2019 spring Salt Lake City FanX Comic Convention has wrapped on April 20th Salt Lake City Utah hosts one of the most active and vibrant cosplay communities in the country, and they turn out when convention time rolls around with creative and elaborate costumes spanning fandoms and generations Between conventions they host numerous meetups[...]


Chatting with San Diego Comic Fest's Chairman Matt Dunford

The Comic Book/ Pop Culture Convention season is is getting ready to bloom for 2019 One of the first of the year is one of my favorites, the San Diego Comic Fest San Diego Comic Fest is being held March 7-10 at the Four Points Sheraton in sunny San Diego California, and always proves to[...]

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Updated: 7 Cars Destroyed by Arson at ALA, Cosplayer's Stalker Suspected

Update Jan 14th: Added information about Toyotome's bail amount and his arrest sheet.What started as a smooth weekend for Anime Los Angeles (ALA) at the Ontario Convention Center turned dangerous as an individual set fire to a car in the parking lot of the adjacent Azure Hotel & Suites The fire spread and destroyed several cars,[...]

LibraryCon Encourages Libraries to Run Their Own Comic Cons

A virtual convention with comic book publishers, creators and bloggers all working together to promote literacy and storytelling through comics Here's how it looked on the screen.The menu helped navigate the ‘convention floor’ with a series of talks and sessions and an ‘exhibit hall.’ These granted resources for librarians that filled them in on what[...]

San Diego Right Before Comic-Con: The Calm Before the Storm

But if you need a reason to check out what's beyond the convention hall, check out some of the shots below It's amazing how the city transforms itself![gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="893690,893691,893693,893694,893695,893697,893696,893698,893699"] San Diego is a beautiful city Granted, I've only been twice, but I'm a sucker for a city by the water In the days[...]

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27 Cosplay Photos from Anime Expo 2018 Friday- Fantasy to Furiosa

Even as temperatures soared past 100 degrees in sunny Southern California, it hasn't dampened the annual pilgrimage of anime fans of all ages to the Los Angeles Convention Center for Anime Expo 2018 Open through July 8th, the event, put on by the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation, expects to host well over 350,000[...]

Phoenix Comic Fest Convention Center Evacuated in Response to Fire Alarm

Breaking news on the ground from Phoenix Comic Fest at around 7:45pm PST was that the convention center was evacuated in response to an alarm having been triggered and the public announcement system broadcasting a request for everyone to vacate the building The event's official social media accounts have expressed that the local fire department[...]

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Date and Location Announced for Star Wars Celebration 2019!

There'd been speculation that it would return once again to the Anaheim Convention Center in August around D23's dates, however that turned out to be wildly off.It turns out that it will be held over the weekend of April 11th–15th at McCormick Place in Chicago There's some irony in that Chicago was to have been[...]