Tag: Convention

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2014
Annual Southern California Comics Convention Celebrates Record Growth February 28 – March 1, 2015 at the Long Beach Convention Center LONG BEACH, CA (June 9, 2014) – Building on year over year growth and a hugely successful fifth anniversary show, the Long Beach Comic Expo team is proud that the 2015 show will move February…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2014
I’m week late getting these posted because I was focusing on all of the 9th Anniversary stories, but last weekend in Anaheim, WONDERCON 2014 was held next to the “Happiest Place On Earth” for the 3rd year in a row.    The Anaheim incarnation of WonderCon has grown year over year, and I have heard…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2014
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
April 2, 2014
This is the first in what I hope will be a series of podcast interviews with the people behind and the participants in the upcoming Spectrum Fantastic Live 3 convention.   Spectrum Fantastic Live 3 is a new kind of convention unlike what fans of art and pop culture are used to.  It’s a unique show,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2014
Weekend Comic Convention Celebrates Comics & Its Creators   ASBURY PARK, N.J. (March 19,  2014) –  The Asbury Park Comicon returns April 12-13, 2014, for its 4th convention celebrating comic books, art and culture! Thousands of fans are expected to descend on New Jersey’s pre-eminent comic-book convention — this year at the historic Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel —…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2014
Nexus Game Fair Returns Summer Gaming Conventions to Milwaukee   MILWAUKEE, WI – After a 12 year hiatus, summer convention gaming returns to the city of Milwaukee with the inaugural show of Nexus Game Fair which is set for June 19-22, 2014. With hundreds of individual events planned, an extensive line-up of industry special guests…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2014
COBRA’s latest sinister plot involves the mysterious chemical known as COMPOUND Z! This hazardous material is being manufactured through ARBCO INDUSTIRES from a special unit of COBRA LAB-RATS “working behind the schemes” for COBRA COMMANDER and his ultimate goal! Check out the first exclusive 3 3/4-inch figure preview from the 2014 convention box set..  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 30, 2013
“The Biggest Little City in the World” has a big new attraction, as Wizard World this week announced the addition of Reno, Nevada, as the 16th show on the 2014 Comic Con calendar. Already the world’s largest pop culture convention series, Wizard World will host Reno Comic Con, Nov. 21-23 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center….

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2013
Don’t miss “The Coolest Show on Earth!” November 15-17, 2013 at the Doubletree Orlando Seaworld   The Florida Xtravaganza Toy, Comic, Art and Fan Convention (FX) is back! A staple event in Orlando for over 20 years, the show took a 3 year Hiatus and now due to overwhelming fan demand returns to Orlando November…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 1, 2013
Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo has kicked off at the Los Angeles Convention Center and The Wolverine has arrived with a cadre of stealthy ninjas.  In celebration of The Wolverine’s (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment), November 19 Digital HD release, and December 3 Blu-ray release, the Wolverine will be handing out an exclusive lenticular card!    To get the card,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2013
Today Mattel posted details on their appearance next month at Stan Lee’s Comikaze:   Toy Fans, Geeks unite! Comikaze is coming, bringing three days of comics, collectibles, and craziness! Hosted by Stan Lee and Elvira Mistress of the Dark, fans of comics, anime, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy and horror will celebrate the best of pop-culture, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2013
LA’s Ultimate Pop Culture Experience to Host Celebrities, Exclusives, Reunions, Gaming, Shopping and More   Santa Monica, CA – October 22, 2013 – Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo presented by POW! Entertainment, and co-owned by the largest producer of trade shows and events in the nation, Advanstar Communications, Inc., returns to Los Angeles next month. Stan…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2013
This past week Comikaze published their list of show exclusives on their official website.   There are a wide range of exclusives from figures to t-shirts to comic covers and more!  There’s even some figures of the man himself!   Funko has a Pop! Vinyl of Stan and Mattel has the MOTUC Standor figure, which was announced…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 24, 2013
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 Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 14, 2013
It is coming…only a few days until The Madness begins. San Diego Comic Con 2013. Tens of thousands are preparing to descend upon the convention center, so here are a few tips and tricks on how to have the best time at SDCC.  Some of this may even be outdated, as things change quickly, but…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 12, 2013
LEGO has announced their SDCC 2013 exclusive minifigures – Green Arrow from the Arrow TV show, Black-Suit Superman from Man of Steel, the Amazing Spider-Man from the sequel of the same name, and Spider-Woman.  No details yet on how they will be obtained, but likely will be a very tough and random giveaway…stay tuned for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
Targeted Line-up Includes Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Destiny™ and Skylanders SWAP Force™   Santa Monica, CA – June 7, 2013 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is ushering in the next-generation of gaming at the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) taking place at the Los Angeles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2013
  Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Below is a list of the reveals. Make sure you check back every day so you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
Think you’ve gotten all of the surprising Star Wars news you can handle this year? Well brace yourself for more! Diamond Select Toys will offer an exclusive variant of their vinyl Jawa bank at C2E2, the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, this weekend! That’s right, only 250 have been made, and they’re all in Chicago…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2013
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…

 

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