convention Archives

Adult Swim Con takes place this July (Image: Adult Swim)
When we first announced Adult Swim Con was coming a little less than a month ago, we discussed how it was part of a virtual convention schedule that also included this week's Comic-Con@Home, next month's WarnerMedia's DC Fandome, and this past weekend's Skybound Xpo Now that we find ourselves staring into the abyss of what[...]
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. Credit: GenCon Today, GenCon's staff had[...]
doctor who
In fact, Russell T Davies is set to livetweet "Rose" later this week (on Thursday, March 26) and release some new, episode-related content. Fantom Events "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 has been prepared for. It[...]
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
This comes in the wake of the World Health Organization declared it to be a world-wide emergency. Credit: Taipei Game Show 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 it there at a[...]
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[...]
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
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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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[...]
ALA Arson
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[...]
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-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ [...]
anime expo cosplay 2018
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[...]
star wars celebration
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[...]
big apple comic con cosplay ghost rider
Sunday was more subdued, though it was mostly indoors as the temperatures had dipped significantly causing everyone to keep to the Pavilion. For over 20 years Big Apple Conventions has presented the most outrageously fun comic and popular culture convention in New York City, and is BACC is held annually in mid-April For more information about[...]
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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 fan[...]
Doctor Who Cosplay
It remains North America's largest and longest-running Doctor Who convention It regularly hosts the top collective lineup of Whovian celebrity guests to be found anywhere: Steven Moffat, Sylvester McCoy, Matt Lucas, and many more. Among the thousands of attendees, it was also home to a ton of cosplayers Celebrating their love for Doctors, companions, aliens, robots,[...]
farpoint cosplay
Farpoint is a an annual conventions celebrating all things nerdy — sci-fi, horror, superheroes, and more! The focus of the convention is fandom, and it truly feels like an old-fashioned convention While they do get a few celebrities, it's not on the same scale as say, every other convention There's still a huge push for[...]
40 Of BlizzCon's Saturday Cosplay Highlights
BlizzCon 2017 in the record books, and the doors are closed at the Anaheim Convention Center Throughout the weekend there's been Blizzard, Disney, and Cosplay everywhere we turn.  We've been finding some pretty epic cosplay throughout the  weekend, and one of our favorite cosplay photographers, David Ngo, better known as DTJAAAAM was on the scene. He's been shooting[...]
John DiMaggio
Reporting in from the surface of the sun, Bleeding Cool contributor Jimmy Leszczynski writes on his experiences at Comic Con Palm Springs: As the temperature creeps above 110° outside, world-renowned voice actor John DiMaggio is staying cool inside the Palm Springs Convention Center signing autographs at this year's Comic Con Palm Springs. You might not recognize his name, but you[...]