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 Who), Chloe Bennet (Marvel’s Agents […]

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 titles at specially discounted prices. […]

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 exciting slate of upcoming game […]

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 Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn […]

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 Pixar shorts “One Man Band,” “Boundin’”) […]

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!”). Set in Spain during the […]

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 Kishimoto also will participate in […]

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 in part to a loyal […]

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 leg of Valiant’s comic book […]

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 at the Baltimore Convention Center […]

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 at home? What can you […]

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 of cosplay! So check out […]

‘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 Girl” opposite Zooey Deschanel and […]

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 event, presented by D23: The […]

Meet Power Rangers, WWE Legends, Comic Book Stars and More in Person as Eternal Con Returns to Cradle of Aviation June 13-14

By Staff Reports After the success of its past two events in June 2013 and 2014, ETERNAL CON (The Long Island Comic Con) returns with a huge 2-day extravaganza June 13 & 14 2015, taking place at the Cradle of Aviation’s Reckson Center, Garden City, NY. Show Hours: Saturday June 13th: 10:00am – 7:00 pm Sunday June 14th: 10:00am – […]