Vault Unveils Vault Vanguard Con, A Virtual Convention!

By Staff Reports As part of Vault’s ongoing virtual convention, Vault Vanguard Con, the publisher announced a plethora of new online events that will take place over the next week. Download the Vault Vanguard Sneak Preview HERE! First, Vault will hold a reddit AMA on the r/comics subreddit tomorrow, Thursday March 19th, from 4:00-5:00pm MST….Read moreRead more

Pop Culture Crash: Major Events, Theme Parks, Movies and More Canceled or Postponed Due to Coronavirus

By Kevin Hoskinson First and foremost, our thoughts are with those affected by the Coronavirus around the world, and we are hoping this all comes to an end very soon. With the Coronavirus (or COVID-19) becoming more widespread across the globe, certain precautions are being taken to help contain it. While the CDC and the…Read moreRead more

“This is the Way” Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con Brings Pop Cultures Biggest Stars to Las Vegas in 2020

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– As announced exclusively via ComicBook.com, Amazing Comic Conventions LLC is excited to announce that AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON! is returning to Las Vegas from June 26th to 28th with a FIRST WAVE of headline talent from Disney+ and Lucas Film’s The Mandalorian, Funimation’s My Hero Academia as well as…Read moreRead more

Exploding Kittens and The Oatmeal Announce Burning Cat, First Annual Convention Celebrating Tabletop Games

By Staff Reports Exploding Kittens, the hit game creator, is announcing Burning Cat, a first-of-its-kind convention meant to bring together game enthusiasts and creators for a fun, interactive weekend of gameplay on May 16 -17, 2020, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. “Burning Cat is the party we’ve always wanted to throw,” said…Read moreRead more

JayZoMon’s Inaugural Pop Culture Expo Brought the High Desert It’s First Comic Book Convention and More

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith, Jason T. Smith, Eddie Aguirre and Jessica Rude-Aguirre This past Saturday, residents made their way to the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds for the first-ever pop culture/comic book convention to come to the High Desert as JayZoMon’s Pop Culture Expo brought cosplay, comic books, celebrities, and professional…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Con 2018 Cosplay: Spider-Men, Batgirl Harley, My Hero Academia and More!

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith Long Beach Comic Con 2018 was a blast. We loved the booths, the artists and writers, but of course, we also loved the cosplay. Here is the official Cosplay post for LBCC 2018, enjoy!

Long Beach Comic Expo 2018- The Coverage Begins

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Mychal Fabela The first con of the year for Pastrami Nation was a great one as Mychal Fabela and myself visited sunny Long Beach, CA for the Long Beach Comic Expo. The convention was terrific- easy to navigate, amazing cosplayers, a great selection of booths,…Read moreRead more

SuperToyCon Cosplayers

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Check out some photos we snapped of cosplayers at SuperToyCon this past weekend in Las Vegas. Though there weren’t a whole lot of cosplayers walking the convention floor, we found some pretty great costumes! Check them out!

DesignerCon 2015- Art Explosion in Pasadena

By Jason T. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith (Pasadena)– This weekend, the artful city of Pasadena was once again home to DesignerCon, or D-Con as it is also known by. Featuring artists, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of pop, underground and urban art, the show took place at the Pasadena Convention Center, and was met…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Announces 2015 New York Comic Con Exclusives

By Staff Reports Dark Horse announces the full line up of 2015 NYCC exclusives, available in the Dark Horse Comics booth #1636! Dark Horse has produced incredible items for this year’s show, as well as secured a few other extremely limited edition items from our partners! The list can be found below, available only at…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces a Wide Array of Exciting Exclusives and Show Specials for New York Comic Con 2015

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, has detailed a comprehensive and exciting collection of show exclusives, advance manga and anime releases and other special items available for purchase at the VIZ Media booth during New York Comic Con 2015. New York…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces the Grand Prize Winner of Hokage for a Day Contest

By Staff Reports VIZ Media has announced the Grand Prize winner of its Hokage for a Day Promotion to celebrate NARUTO and the upcoming first-ever U.S. appearance by the manga series creator Masashi Kishimoto at the 2015 New York Comic Con (NYCC) in October. Over the past 6 weeks, NARUTO fans submitted one-minute YouTube video…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Con 2015: Part 2- Cosplay, Captain Jack and Automobiles

By MrandMrsSmith and DimSumHottie All photos by MrandMrsSmith and DimSumHottie Long Beach Comic Con 2015 was a blast to behold. There was so much to see, so much that we had to break the coverage into two parts! We are proud to bring you the booths, cosplay, vehicles and more straight from Long Beach! From…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Con 2015: Part 1- Cosplayers, Comic Books, and the King of the North Invade the LBC

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T Smith The Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC) took place this weekend at the Long Beach Convention Center, and did so in a super heroic fashion. The MAD Event Management Production brought together a great mix of independent comic book publishers and creators, major…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Con Brings Cosplay, Skye, Captain Jack, Merlin and Comic Creators Galore to So Cal this Weekend

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—Fans of comic books, cosplay, heroic and sci-fi television and more will want to flock to Long Beach this weekend as the Long Beach Comic Con takes over the main exhibit hall at the Long Beach Convention Center for the weekend. Celebrities attending the show includes John Barrowman (Arrow, Doctor…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Announces Rose City Comic Con 2015 Schedule

By Staff Reports Visit Dark Horse Comics at Rose City Comic Con for free swag, such as comics, buttons, posters, and more! Check out our show exclusives, signings, and panels, too! Lady Killer artist Joelle Jones will be designing graphic leggings live at the Dark Horse Booth on Saturday morning.  We’ve teamed up with Bombsheller,…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces Hokage for a Day Top 10 Video Contest Entries

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has announced the final stage of its Hokage for a Day Promotion to celebrate NARUTO and the upcoming first-ever U.S. appearance by the manga series creator Masashi Kishimoto at the 2015 New York Comic…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media’s Haikasoru Literary Imprint Participates at 73rd World Science Fiction Convention and Welcomes Author Taiyo Fujii

By Staff Reports VIZ Media’s Haikasoru literary imprint has announced its participation at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention. Haikasoru will welcome the acclaimed Japanese author Taiyo Fujii as a panel participant, and will host a retail booth (E4) in the main Dealer’s Room that will offer a wide variety of the imprint’s acclaimed…Read moreRead more

D23 Expo 2015: Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Showcases Upcoming Line-Up of Products at D23 Expo 2015

By Staff Reports Today, during a presentation at the D23 Expo 2015, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media revealed new details about some of thebiggest products in the interactive entertainment industry including Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, Playmation and KINGDOM HEARTS III plus two new limited edition Star Wars™ PlayStation®4 hardware bundles. “We have the most…Read moreRead more

D23 Expo 2015: Disney Showcases Live Action Slate, Including Star Wars Rouge One, The Force Awakens, Doctor Strange, Captain America: Civil War and More

By Staff Reports Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates this morning at the D23 EXPO 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. The presentations, which revealed exclusive news and details about the upcoming live action films, were aided by live and video appearances from talent and filmmakers. Walt…Read moreRead more

Moana Rocked the D23 Expo 2015

By Staff Reports Dwayne Johnson (“San Andreas,” “Furious 7,” HBO’s “Ballers”), who lends his voice to the mighty demi-god Maui in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana,” hit the stage at D23 EXPO 2015 Friday afternoon. Renowned directors John Musker and Ron Clements (“The Little Mermaid,” “The Princess and the Frog,” “Aladdin”), and producer Osnat Shurer (Oscar®-nominated…Read moreRead more

D23 Expo 2015: New Animated Film Gigantic Takes Root!

By Staff Reports Things are looking up at Walt Disney Animation Studios – way up. “Gigantic,” Disney’s unique take on “Jack and the Beanstalk,” will feature music from Oscar®-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who greeted D23 EXPO fans in signature style—in song—alongside director Nathan Greno (“Tangled”) and producer Dorothy McKim (“Get A Horse!”)….Read moreRead more

VIZ MEDIA Details NARUTO Manga Creator Appearances At 2015 New York Comic Con In October

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, prepares to welcome Masashi Kishimoto, the renowned creator of the NARUTO manga (graphic novel) series, for his first-ever U.S. appearance at the 2015 New York Comic Con and delights fans with today’s news that…Read moreRead more

Green Ronin Releases Titansgrave: The Ashes of Valkana Rulebook – Sells Out Day One at GenCon!

By Staff Reports After selling out of their initial inventory in less than one day at GenCon, the highly anticipated rulebook to accompany Wil Wheaton’s hit RPG series, Titansgrave: The Ashes of Valkana, is now available for Pre-Order Plus.  Wheaton’s latest TableTop show premiered on Geek & Sundry in June and shot to immediate success thanks…Read moreRead more

The Valiant 25th Anniversary Convention Tour Adds New Dates for Summer and Beyond – Beginning at StocktonCon 2015

By Staff Reports Valiant is proud to announce an all-new series of dates for the Valiant 25th Anniversary Convention Tour – extending Valiant’s year-long celebration of 25 years of the largest independent universe in comics with new appearances in cities across the country! Kicking off at StocktonCon 2015 in Stockton, CA on August 8th, the next…Read moreRead more

VIZ MEDIA Returns To Otakon Pop Culture Convention This Weekend

By Staff Reports VIZ Media prepares its return to Otakon, one of the East Coast’s most renowned anime conventions, with a roster of informative panel discussions, interactive booth activities, promotional giveaways, anime screening premieres, and a special selection of retail products available exclusively at the event. Otakon 2015 takes place July 24th through July 26th…Read moreRead more

10 Tips to Survive Your First Convention

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—The summer convention season is in full effect. With Anime Expo, Comic Con International- San Diego, and Disney’s D23 Convention all taking place this summer in Southern California, many attendees will be first time con-goers, and that can be quite the shock. What do you bring? What do you leave…Read moreRead more

FanimeCon 2015 Cosplay Coverage

By Nolan P. Smith Thanks to photographer and cosplayer Josh Cruz, we are able to provide you with some of the best cosplayers from FanimeCon, which took place May 22nd-25th in San Jose! I’ve covered conventions with Josh in the past; he’s a great guy, awesome photographer (as you can see) and loves the world…Read moreRead more

‘Arrow’ Star Stephen Amell Returns To Wizard World In Chicago

By Staff Reports Stephen Amell, known to millions as the crime-fighting vigilante in the hit TV series “Arrow,” returns to Wizard World at its flagship show, Chicago, this summer. The Toronto-born Amell has also appeared as a series regular in numerous shows, prominently “Hung,” “Private Practice” and “Heartland.” He also had recurring roles in “New…Read moreRead more

The Walt Disney Archives Returns to D23 Expo with Disneyland: The Exhibit

By Staff Reports The Walt Disney Archives today announced it will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Disneyland at D23 EXPO 2015 with an exhibit of more than 300 pieces from the park’s incredible history. “Walt Disney Archives Presents—Disneyland: The Exhibit” will be the largest display the Disney Archives has ever showcased at D23 EXPO. The…Read moreRead more