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PAX East 2022 Will Require Vaccinations For Entry
Penny Arcade and ReedPop announced this week that PAX East will once again return to Boston in 2023 as it will happen in late March Returning to the BCEC, the convention is aiming to return to full capacity as they will take over the entire expo hall with the goal of bringing back many of[...]
PAX Unplugged 2022 Announces Exhibitors & Keynote Speakers
Penny Arcade and ReedPop revealed several new details for PAX Unplugged 2022, including the exhibitors as well as the keynote speakers The Storytime Keynote this year will be led by The McElroy Brothers, Travis and Griffin, as they will take stage in the Main Theater on Friday, December 2nd, at 10:30AM ET if you're not[...]
ReedPop Announces E3 2023 Dates, Including Business Days
ReedPop, along with the ESA, officially revealed dates for E3 2023 as they are expanding it to four days with business dates included The convention will take place from June 13th-16th, returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center, as they will separate industry and consumer days and spaces This is actually a pretty big deal[...]
Emerlad City Comic Con Changes Policy On Masking
And now ReedPOP has reversed that mask policy, They are still not testing for vaccination A new message issued reads;  "I want to let you know that we are reinstituting the face covering requirement for Emerald City Comic Con 2022 Approved face coverings will be required throughout all areas of the show and we are strongly[...]
PAX West Reveals Multiple Major Exhibitors For 2022 Event
ReedPop and Penny Arcade finally revealed some of the major exhibitors coming to PAX West 2022, including some returning names If you happened to attend the event in 2021, you may have noticed there was a lot missing from that event, which was to be expected to a degree since we were (and still are)[...]
E3 Announces Return In 2023 In Partnership With ReedPop
The ESA announced today that they will be bringing back E3 in 2023 to Los Angeles, but this time they'll be working with ReedPop If you're not familiar with ReedPop, you should be considering they are the prime convention organizer in the United States, currently producing events like PAX, New York Comic-Con, Star Wars Celebration,[...]
Do Heroes Still Wear Masks At Comic Cons?
The ReedPOP organisers of the upcoming ECCC, the Emerald City Comic Convention of Seattle, sent out the following message to exhibitors regarding their decision to drop mandatory mask-wearing at the show, They write; Hey ECCC Exhibitors, Our goal is to continuously keep you updated as we approach re-openings and finding the "new normal" in the events industry. We[...]
Alanah Pearce Will Be The Keynote Speaker For PAX East 2022
Penny Arcade and ReedPOP have revealed the PAX East 2022 keynote speaker, as Alanah Pearce will be taking the stage this time If you're not familiar with the way PAX events work, every time one of them starts up, they usually have a keynote speaker open up the Storytime ceremony and talk about their careers,[...]
PAX East 2022 Will Require Vaccinations For Entry
Penny Arcade and ReedPop are highlighting some of the returning studios to PAX East as the event comes back to Boston in April After having to postpone the 2021 event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the team is bringing the event back to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from April 21st-24th, and with them[...]
Chris Arrant Hired As Editor-In-Chief For ReedPOP
Former Bleeding Cool contributor and former Newsarama senior editor Chris Arrant has been hired as editor-in-chief of ReedPOP And no, I didn't know ReedPOP, owners of C2E2, ECCC, MCM, NYCC and many more shows, needed an editor-in-chief But that speaks as to their upcoming plans. As editor-in-chief, Arrant will take the lead on editorial projects across the[...]
PAX East 2022 Will Require Vaccinations For Entry
Penny Arcade and ReedPOP announced the return of PAX East 2022 to Boston next April, but it will come with a major requirement The event is currently set to return to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) from April 21st-24th, with four single-day badges currently on sale for $75, while individual Friday, Saturday, and Sunday[...]
Penny Arcade Has Officially Retired PAX South
Penny Arcade and ReedPop announced this afternoon that they have officially decided to retire PAX South At least, for now The company posted the statement you see below on both the event's main page as well as their social media, essentially explaining that due to the pandemic and the fact that the event hasn't really[...]
PAX Unplugged Announces Return To Physical Event In December
Penny Arcade and ReedPop revealed they will be bringing PAX Unplugged back this year in physical form this December After the success of running PAX West 2021 under COVID-19 protocols in Seattle (which according to organizers had universal mask compliance and 93% of attendees showing proof of vaccination), the team is bringing back the tabletop-centric[...]
Masks, Shots & Tests Needed For NYCC, ECCC, Florida, C2E2 Comic Con
ReedPop has today announced updated health and safety protocols that will be implemented at upcoming 2021 events, including New York Comic Con (NYCC), Florida Supercon, Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC) and Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) They state that "at all ReedPop events, the health and safety of attendees is the team's top priority[...]
PAX West 2021 Will Now Have Vaccination Requirements
Penny Arcade and ReedPop issued a statement this morning about PAX West 2021 as they will now require vaccinations before entry The event received criticism on social media ever since it announced it would be returning as a physical event in September, both from attendees as well as members of the gaming industry who debated[...]
2021 New York Comic Con Badges Sell Out In Less Than 12 Hours
After a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ReedPop's New York Comic Con is back at Manhattan's Javits Center this October  And it would seem being forced to sit out NYCC last year has fans at a fever pitch to return, as ReedPop has announced that all badges to this year's event have sold out in just[...]
Penny Arcade Releases New Details On PAX West 2021
Penny Arcade and ReedPop have revealed more details about the return of the in-person version of PAX West 2021 happening in September After having to cancel six shows in a row and covert a few of them into online events in the pandemic (like the upcoming PAX Online East happening July 15th-18th), the two companies[...]
ReedPop & Metro Esports To Form Co-Ed Valorant Team At PAX West
ReedPop and Metro Esports have announced this morning they're forming a new Valorant esports team to debut at PAX West But this is no ordinary team as they are looking to build a diverse co-ed team that will be unlike many of the other teams you see compete in the game Metro will be hosting[...]
Penny Arcade Officially Announces PAX Online For September 2020
ReedPop and Penny Arcade announced this morning that PAX East 2021 won't be happening and instead have changed it to PAX Online 2021 The company released the statement below from Kyle Marsden-Kish, who is the PAX Event Director at ReedPop, letting fans know they have scrapped the event in June in Boston and will be[...]
ECCC Offers Ticket Refunds in Wake of Coronavirus Pullouts
But how long? ReedPop Moves Both C2E2 and ECCC to December 2021 ReedPop Moves Both C2E2 and ECCC to December 2021 Well, ReedPop seem to think Christmas 2021 is about the right time, and so today, ReedPop announced new 2021 dates for EmeraldCity Comic Con (ECCC) and Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), and unveiled plans for a series[...]
ReedPOP NYCC/MCM Annual Charity Art Auction Going Ahead Online
Today, ReedPop announced their 10th Annual Charity Art Auction taking place during NYCC and MCM Comic Con's online-convention replacement Metaverse, which will benefit the St Jude Children's Research Hospital Running from the 2nd of October until the 11th of October, among this year's participating creators include Mike Mignola, Jim Lee, Yoshitaka Amano, Frank Quietly, Doug[...]
4-Page Preview Of Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw's Crossover #1
Yesterday, Donny Cates took to the ReedPOP Retailer Event to plug his upcoming Image Comics series Crossover with Geoff Shaw and Dee Cunniffe, telling the assembled retailers that it took three years to organise to get all the various creators to sign on regarding their own intellectual properties And about a comic shop owner who dares to[...]
ReedPOP Runs Virtual Retailer Day This Thursday
Well, so many of those opportunities have gone this year, especially the big two, the San Diego Comic-Con Friday Retailer Lunch in one of the bits of the San Diego Convention Center no one goes, and the ridiculously early morning New York Comic Con Thursday Retailer Breakfast in the bowels of the Javitz Center. ReedPOP Runs[...]
Bow Ties are Cool - Doctor Who Cast Regenerates In The Metaverse
As Doctor Who fans continue waiting for word on when production on Series 13 will start rolling again as well as when holiday special "Revolution of the Daleks" will be hitting out screens (more on both of those in a minute), ReedPOP's Metaverse virtual convention hosted a conversation that brought viewers back to a simpler[...]
Marvel Made Launches With San Diego Comic-Con Skottie Young Pins
Today, Marvel Entertainment unveiled the launch of Marvel Made, a new online platform powered by ReedPOP, the folk behind C2E2, ECCC, New York Comic Con, that will offer an exclusive line of Marvel products now that there are no comic book conventions to speak of And they are launching with a limited-edition enamel pin set[...]
MCM London Comic Con October 2020 Cancelled
It's better known to Bleeding Cool readers as the home of the MCM London Comic Con, run by ReedPOP And as may be expected right now, they have cancelled their October show, just as they had their spring-delayed-to-summer show In an announcement sent to Bleeding Cool, ReedPOP states; Today, ReedPOP has an important announcement to make[...]
Official Logo of the CBLDF.
Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab is a maker of scents and oils well-known in fandom circles for products inspired by the likes of creators such as Neil Gaiman and Clive Barker, and franchises like The Dark Crystal, Hellboy, Labyrinth, and Grendel, among others.  The company is also well known for its stance on social activism, explaining[...]
Reed Cancels MCM Comic Cons, Birmingham, London, Manchester and Glasgow
Today, ReedPOP has announced the cancellation of four MCM Comic Con shows in the UK, a number of which had already been postponed to a new date They state "despite all efforts to bring fans the most epic pop culture events in the UK, 4 MCM events scheduled to take place in 2020 have been[...]