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

Fans of Doctor Who aren't going to let their love for the long-running BBC sci-fi series take a hit from the growing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, taking to the internet to create virtual communities and online screening events. On Saturday, a mass rewatch of "The Day of the Doctor" was organized by Doctor Who Magazine's Emily […]

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

Things aren't looking so good for events in and around China as the Taipei Game Show 2020 has been postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The company made the announcement via Twitter, and that details would be coming soon about what they intend to do about this year's event. This comes in the wake of […]

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. […]

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. The […]

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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

Bleeding Cool contributor Jimmy Leszczynski writes: The grass is green and growing, the birds are chirping and it has finally stopped raining in Southern California which can only mean one thing. The Comic Book/ Pop Culture Convention season is is getting ready to bloom for 2019. One of the first of the year is one […]

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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 […]

LibraryCon Encourages Libraries to Run Their Own Comic Cons

Yesterday's recent LibraryCon Live!, a live streaming event from Library Journal and School Library Journal was an attempt at a deeper look into the diverse world of comics in libraries. 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 […]

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

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 leading up to San Diego Comic-Con (the largest comic con in the US), shops, restaurants, and people alike prepare for the almost week-long celebration. From sales to food specials, there's something […]

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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!

In today's video from Star Wars Today on StarWars.com, the time and place for 2019's Star Wars Celebration was finally announced. 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 […]

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32 Cosplay Shots from Big Apple Comic Con

Bleeding Cool contributor Jason Borelli had his camera with him when he recently attended Big Apple Comic Con. While the calendar said "April," the weather on that Saturday suggested more of an early summer vibe, giving cosplayers a warm atmosphere to show off and pose for pictures in front of Penn Station, across the street […]

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Get Ready for Outlander Con This July in… Las Vegas?

Because nothing says Outlander quite like Las Vegas does, it appears that Creation Entertainment (the company that puts on some of the largest single-show-centric conventions in the US) sure thinks so. According to an announcement posted earlier this week, it would appear that the STARZ TV series based on the novels by Diana Gabaldon is the next […]