Earlier today, Anime-ZAP. announced that martial arts instructor Daniel Coglan and his wife Jillian Coglan will be guests at Anime-ZAP.'s fourth year convention. Samurai Dan and his wife who have been teaching samurai martial arts for the past two decades at their dojo in Iowa.
Bradenton, FL (September 13, 2012) – The Manatee County Central Library is pleased to announce its third annual Mana-Con: Comics Convention for Teens to be held at the library on Saturday, October 6, 2012 starting at 11:00 a.
Sonny Strait to attend AniMinneapolisSep 11, 11pm
Bloomington, MN - September 11, 2012 - The Minneapolis anime convention, AniMinneapolis, announced today that voice actor Sonny Strait will be attending in 2013. Sonny Strait is best known for voices such as the original Tom from Toonami, Lupin the III, and Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist.
Gordon and Elmo Coming To New York Comic ConSep 11, 9pm
Norwalk, CT, September 10, 2012: New York Comic Con (NYCC) officials today announced that Sesame Street’s Elmo, the 3 and a half-year-old monster with the high pitched voice and contagious giggle, will appear at the show along with his good friend Gordon (Roscoe Orman).
Columbus, OH - September 10, 2012 – Patrick Stewart, known to millions of fans as “Captain Jean-Luc Picard” on the television series “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and “Professor Charles Xavier” in the X-Men film series, and “Star Trek” franchise standout John de Lancie (“Q”) will attend Wizard World Ohio Comic Con, Wizard World, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois, USA - Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), is pleased to announce that the 2012 Hugo Awards Ceremony will be re-broadcast in its entirety and ad-free via Ustream on Sunday, September 9, starting at 7 p.
October 4 - 7, 2012 (Los Angeles, CA) - Shriekfest International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival is thrilled to announce the full, expanded schedule for the TWELTH annual horror film festival, returning to Raleigh Studios Chaplin theatres, October 4-7th, 2012.
Bethesda, Maryland; September 6, 2012 – The Small Press Expo (SPX), the preeminent showcase for the exhibition of graphic novels, independent comics and alternative political cartoons, is pleased to to announce the gift of $5000 in graphic novels to the Enoch Pratt Free Library of Baltimore, Maryland.
Labor Day weekend this year was one of the biggest weekends for comic book fans, sci-fi fans, and anime fanatics across the country, with almost a dozen conventions happening that weekend - ranging from megacon Dragon*Con to first-year cons like Meta Con.
Todd Haberkorn going to Meta Con 2013Sep 5, 10pm
Meta Con 2013 announced today that voice actor Todd Haberkorn will be returning to the convention next year. They also announced that the convention will be held Labor Day weekend at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Minneapolis.