Tag: Chicago


by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2016
PokemonGoLogo Pokémon GO Meet-Ups, Events & Multi-Player Team Games Planned At This Weekend’s Convention At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center ROSEMONT, Ill., August 15, 2016 – On Saturday, Wizard World Comic Con Chicago will host a series of Pokémon GO meet ups and events within its popular and growing Gaming area. The events will be an…


by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2016
WizardWorldCryptTV1 Hair-Raising Video Series Debuts Exclusively at Wizard World Philadelphia June 2 – 6   LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2016 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD), producer of the largest comic and pop culture convention events, and Crypt TV, the digital brand behind the most terrifying content on the web, have announced a new eight-city video showcase…


by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2016
  ROSEMONT, Ill., March 9, 2016—Horror fans across the Midwest will again be treated to the best in genre film as Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival returns to the Chicago area from August 18-21. The 3rd annual festivities will feature dozens of films including the U.S. and World Premieres of both features and shorts, special…


by Daniel Pickett
September 8, 2015
KRLotusDragon1pic2 Boulder, CO – September 8, 2015 – Kidrobot is excited to announce Scott Tolleson’s CImperial Lotus Dragon Dunny will soon be available in stores and online at Kidrobot.com. Retailing for $100, the Imperial Lotus Dragon 8″ Dunny will be available in stores and online at Kidrobot.com on Friday, October 2nd at 9AM MST! In celebration of the release, Scott Tolleson and Kidrobot will hold…


by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2015
MegoMeet2015Pix1 Last weekend was Aw Yeah MegoMeet 2015.   This was the first year it was held in Skokie, Illinois instead of Wheeling, West Virginia where it had been held for the past 20 years.  This year’s show was a joint effort between Aw Yeah Comics and the Mego Museum.   Below are two short video…


by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2015
DSTC2E22015 From April 24th to the 26th, Chicago will once more play host to one of the fastest-growing pop-culture conventions in America, the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, also known as C2E2! Since the show’s debut, Diamond Select Toys has made the annual trek from their headquarters in Maryland to the Windy City, to show off…


by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2014
20140418-003332.jpg The Diamond Select Toys team always has a great time in Chicago, so they are happy to announce that they will be setting up a booth at this year’s Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, April 25-27! Come by booth #713 to check out the newest products and fill some holes in your collection, and then…


by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2013
We missed another week and it’s all Jason’s fault. It’s ok. I’m not being a jerk. He said we can blame it all in him, so that’s what we’re gonna do! But we’re gonna let that slide because he has a great excuse. If you listened last episode you know he was in Chicago meeting…


by Daniel Pickett
September 24, 2013
WIZARDWORLDCCMAP2014 Wizard World Comic Con Plans Massive Expansion In 2014, Adding Seven New Cities To Largest Tour This week, Wizard World, the world’s largest pop culture convention series, will hold 15 events in 2014, expanding to include Sacramento, Calif. (March 7-9); Louisville, Ky. (March 28-30); Minneapolis (May 2-4); Atlanta (May 30-June 1); San Antonio (Aug. 1-3);…


by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2013
DSTC2E2-500x276.jpg Diamond Select Toys certainly does get around. New York Toy Fair brought them to the East Coast in February, and San Diego Comic-Con will have them headed to the West Coast in July, but in between they get to spend a fun-filled week in one of their favorite cities, Chicago! The Chicago Comic and Entertainment…


by Daniel Pickett
May 10, 2012
Industry’s Leading Painted Comic Book Artist, Alex Ross, to Receive the 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Chicago’s Prestigious American Academy of Art Award pays tribute to Ross’s award-winning, 20-year career creating graphic novels, cover art, movie posters, video game art and dozens of other highly recognized projects. Ross to receive major honor and address 2012…


by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2012
David Healey and Toy+Life are teaming up once again for the exclusive release of Healey’s Talisman figure at this week’s C2E2 Convention in Chicago, IL. The Talisman pays homage to football’s greatest rivalry – Healeymade style. Each incredibly detailed figure is handmade, solid resin cast and features a unique marbleized team specific color scheme and…


by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2008
THE SCREAM FACTORY will be appearing at Wizard World Chicago, June 26-29 in booth 933, and will unveil a truly unique, amazingly massive and EXTREMELY limited collectible!   The ‘Treehugger’ statue is based on the monstrous characters from the hit mini-series BUMP, featuring a terrifying three dimensional recreation of one of the cannibalistic minions of…


by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2008
Hurley, NY (June 16, 2008) – TONNER today announced the world premier launch of one of the gaming industry’s most recognized personality as a TONNER CHARACTER FIGURE at Wizard World Chicago in TONNER booth #1012. The newest TONNER CHARACTER FIGURE will debut on June 26, 2008 at Wizard World Chicago to an audience of approximately…