Tag: Convention

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2015
GO BEHIND THE SCENES WITH WALT DISNEY STUDIOS, PIXAR, MARVEL, STAR WARS, AND WALT DISNEY PARKS AND RESORTS AT D23 EXPO 2015   Fan-Favorite Events, Including the Disney Legends Awards Ceremony, Take Center Stage in New 7,500-Seat “Hall D23” Venue at the Anaheim Convention Center BURBANK, Calif., May 7, 2015 – D23: The Official Disney…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2015
Star Wars Celebration 2015 just wrapped last night here in Los Angeles, but before the show was over they announced the details of Star Wars Celebration 2016!   Once again the biggest Star Wars convention in the galaxy swaps continents and moves to Europe.   And not to waste any time, tickets for that event…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2015
The Battle for the galaxy is going to get bigger! Expanding the way children can build and play within the Star Wars universe, new LEGO® Star Wars™ large scale Buildable Figures are launching in September. The first sets featuring Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker were unveiled at New York Toy Fair in February, with four more…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2015
Looks like some folks got into town early this week for Star Wars: Celebration and decided to do some sight-seeing in the Los Angeles area…   Star Wars Celebration starts Thursday April 16th and runs through Sunday at the Anaheim Convention Center. AFi will be there covering the event so keep checking with us through…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 11, 2015
We all have a Star Wars item that needs a new home.  It could be that Jar Jar cup that aren’t sure where or why or how you got it or that Darth Vader tea cozy that you wish you liked more.  Now you have the chance to trade in your unloved/underappreciated Star Wars items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
EMERALD CITY COMICON THE ‘PREMIER COMIC BOOK AND POP CULTURE CONVENTION IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST’ MARKS SOLD OUT SHOW WITH EXPANSION IN 2016 Fueled by Top Guests Including Hayley Atwell, John Barrowman, and Stan Lee, the Biggest Artist Alley in the U.S., and Rapid Ticket Sales, ReedPOP and Emerald City Comicon Announce Show Plans for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
Mattel just posted the following news about this upcoming sale on MattyCollector.com: July is just a few months away and with it comes the mother of all conventions, San Diego Comic Con. But before we dive head first into the insanity, we’re taking a moment to look back at past cons with a special 24-hour…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2015
Blizzard Entertainment’s massive gaming convention and community celebration takes over the Anaheim Convention Center November 6–7 Tickets on sale April 15 and April 18 IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Get ready for two days of nonstop Blizzard gaming with a few thousand of your closest friends. Blizzard Entertainment today announced that its ninth BlizzCon® will be turning the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2015
Mousequerade Dares Disney Fans to Create Costumes Inspired By Disney’s Many Wonderful Worlds for a Grand Prize Trip to Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa D23 Expo Design Challenge Encourages Artists to Interpret Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle for a Chance to Win “D23-Hundred Dollars” BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To highlight the creativity and passion fans have for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2015
Bill from Mattel is a special guest today at the Las Vegas Super ToyCon and he brought a whole bunch of brand new WWE figures.  None of this was shown at Toy Fair. It includes the new Target exclusive wave and the Four Horsemen 4 pack.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2015
Retro-styled collector’s item evocative of classic toys from years past New York, N.Y. (February 22, 2015) – Captain Action Enterprises, licensors of the popular Captain Action line, has joined forces with 3rd Son Books to announce the debut of the first-ever Captain Action Footlocker. This hand-crafted collectible is constructed in the USA, made of wood panels with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2015
 Announce William Shatner as headline guest alongside new strategic partners for 2015 February 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —The Middle East Film and Comic Con (http://www.mefcc.com) continues to grow significantly with a target of over 50,000 visitors for the 2015 show and an additional 35% of space booked at the Dubai World Trade Center, with organisers looking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2015
Emerald City Comicon Joins the ReedPOP Family as ReedPOP Continues Rapid Growth as #1 Producer of Comic Conventions Across the Globe NORWALK, CT — January 13, 2015 – ReedPOP, the world’s largest producer of pop culture events, is adding another show to its portfolio with the Emerald City Comicon (ECCC). Today, the company announces that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 12, 2014
Aw Yeah Mego Meet 2015! Skokie Here We Come! Skokie, IL – December 12, 2014 – Mego Museum in conjunction with Aw Yeah Comics is pleased to announce that Mego Meet 2015 will be held June 5th and 6th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago – North Shore Conference Center.  Registration information for vendors…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2014
Long Beach, CA (November 25, 2014) – In advance of Cyber Monday, Long Beach Comic Expo will make available 50 Lifetime Passes which will grant fans access to the annual event. The passes are available at www.longbeachcomiccon.com for $249.99 through December 31st, 2014. After that date, the a lifetime pass will cost $349.99.   Next…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2014
This past weekend in Pasadena, fans flocked to D-Con, AKA DesignerCon 2014.  Despite it occurring in my “back yard” each year, this is the first year I have been able to attend.   It’s a terrific show, with great programming, great vendors and a great energy.  The show is gaining popularity and has doubled in size…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2014
Tetris® Brand Brought Together Hundreds of Fans Dressed as Life-Sized Tetris Pieces to Set World Record at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo in Los Angeles   LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — There was an invasion of human Tetriminos today in downtown Los Angeles. TETRIS®, one of the most recognized and cherished game franchises in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2014
Check out the new commercial for Designer Con 2014 and check out the show November 8th & 9th at the Pasadena Convention Center for two days and over 300 vendors and 70,000 square feet of toys, art, apparel, and much more!

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2014
Return Of Popular Run Includes Drawings By Superstar Artists For All 24 Shows In Wizard World Comic Con Series Beginning In New Orleans, January 9-11; VIPs To Receive Additional B&W Sketch Skybound’s The Walking Dead created by Robert Kirkman, the groundbreaking, Eisner Award winning comic book series, continues to captivate audiences worldwide. With anticipation high…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2014
Our Day 1 New York Comic Con 2014 galleries are now live for your perusal.   Our team spent the whole day shooting all the booths, all the toys, all the cosplay and even some lovely shots of “The Big Apple!” Our day one galleries include: Captain Action Cosplay Dark Horse Comics DC Collectibles Diamond…

 

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