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Coliseum of Comics Buys Borderlands Comics & Games in Jacksonville FL
"I believe customers, old and new, will love the added lines of comics, games, toys, and statues that we'll be adding to the store." Plans are also underway for a "Out With The Old, In With The New" clearance sale to make way for the stores' new stock, as well as Grand Re-Opening for the location. Coliseum[...]
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Unsurprising to anyone who has followed WWE's months-long bungling of the coronavirus pandemic, even in Florida, a state that has itself led the world in bungling of the pandemic, WWE facilities in the state are apparently being investigated as potential "hotspots," locations from which the virus may be spreading throughout the community. A news report from[...]
Dave Bautista at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, USA on April 19, 2017. Editorial credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com
He's also a resident of Florida But despite living in a state that's proven quite friendly to Bautista's fellow WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump, The Animal feels differently Big Dave took to Twitter to lash out at President Trump after he thanked the state of Florida for attending a rally he recently held there. Dave Bautista[...]
Hero Hype – Comic Cons Still Going On in Florida This Summer
Florida is a state with coronavirus case spiking but also one of the more opened-up states in the US, and happy to run comic book and pop culture conventions, certainly more than anyone else right now Blogger Tom Croom has been embedded and reporting to his readers about the kind of risks being taken, and[...]
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And in case you need video evidence actual testing is going on — and who would blame you if you did — Mojo Rawley posted a video to Twitter, writing, "Precautionary #COVID19 testing! Gotta make sure we're healthy and safe to entertain the globe every week! I'm telling you, this test is really not bad[...]
Florida Returned to Comic Cons (And Similar) This Week
July 10th sees the sizeable Tamba Bay Comic Convention run from July 10th to the 12th because, well, it's Florida But they have been beaten to it. Yesterday Sunday, June 14th, saw the Orlando Area Toy Collectors Summer Pop-Up Show in Apopka, Florida (a town with nominative determinism to host pop up shows) from Florida Toy[...]
Famous Faces and Funnies of Florida Goes Full On Facebook Live Auctions
Our friends at comic store Famous Faces And Funnies of Florida are running two twelve-hour Facebook Live selling auctions this weekend from noon to midnight EST each day Yes, they are doing it alphabetically again Well, if schools are not in session, it's good to know your ABCs. They offer $8 flat rate shipping across the[...]
Tampa Bay Comic Con Will Happen in July, Pandemic Or No
Now, we can resume guest announcements, along with exhibitor/artist alley invoicing, and guest bookings. We're looking forward to another nerdy weekend at Tampa Bay Comic Convention, in less than two months! Florida is one of the states that has been opening back up earlier than others, and will be introducing audiences back to wrestling matches[...]
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Our good friends at A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, have been spending the shutdown selling pretty much every comic they have on the shelves, live on Facebook They have been streaming auctions, getting in guests to interview between sessions and running 24 hour marathons through the last few months It appears that it's not[...]
Live: Gov. DeSantis Announces Plan To Reopen State | NBC News
Live pro wrestling with crowds could return earlier than expected, according to a new set of guidelines published by the Re-Open Florida Task Force The report, developed by politicians along with working groups from several major industries and addressed to Governor Ron DeSantis proposes a roadmap for reopening the state following a month-long shutdown due[...]
Live: Gov. DeSantis Announces Plan To Reopen State | NBC News
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has doubled down on his support of WWE, and he isn't being coy about the reason why DeSantis, who already granted WWE a special exemption to be considered an "essential" business and operate during stay-at-home orders on the same day a Republican super PAC led by Linda McMahon pledged to spend[...]
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Turns out, Rick Shea of Famous Faces & Funnies, also of Florida, takes the credit for getting Aaron started on these and have just celebrated their second anniversary of doing Facebook Live auctions. Since they can't have Free Comic Day this year, where they normally have two thousand-plus people, they're going to do a 26 Hour[...]
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Despite giving advance notice to their landlords that they won't be able to afford to pay rent, for the time being, the owners of a Hialeah, Florida, have taken legal action Palm Springs Mile Associates, Ltd filed a suit in federal court in Miami, alleging AMC failed to pay the $52,153.87 monthly rent on the[...]
WWE Employee Says Staff Forced to Work, Social Distancing Impossible
An employee of WWE has spoken out about working conditions at the company's weekly television tapings and broadcasts, asking the government in Florida to shut the company down so employees can practice social distancing without fear of losing their jobs The news was first reported by journalist Jon Alba, who notes the employee, going by[...]