Sean Maher and Jewel Staite from Firefly at Dragon Con…With a surprise guest on the phone…

Sean, Jewel and Nathan Fillion are such great people. It was such a shame Firefly was cancelled. They all have such a great friendship.

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The beautiful Barbara Eden and co at Dragon Con!

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Wow, time for Dragon Con…

Hello fellow Con Maniacs,

I hope everyone is entering September with the same sense of excitment as I am. We are really getting into full con season. With the huge Dragon Con starting us off this weekend.

Dragon Con is a great event for all fans, whether Star Trek, Warehouse 13, SAW (check out the great SAW 3D trailer below), Stargate, Heroes, Farscape, Battlestar Galactica(what great sci fi should be), Twilight, Firefly and so many more.

Remember, I want to hear from you! How was the event, were people as polite as you had hoped, anything…Share it with us…Send me your videos too at:


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Introduction to Con Mania by Mag Aug 30, 2010

You can contact Mag at

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Anime Con listings for September 2010

Hello fellow Con-Maniacs,

Wow, here is a great listing of Anime themed events for September 2010. All you fans of Akira, Dragon Ball Z, Cowboy Bebop, Evangelion and so many more great Anime’s you have a great range of events to go to.

I would love to hear about your adventures at these events along with cosplay photos and reviews, some I will post here on Con-Mania.

I am here to make the convention experience a fun one for everyone and to help connect this great community.

Have fun out there and stay safe…


September 3-5, 2010 McCamly Plaza Hotel
Battle Creek, MI

September 3-5, 2010 Radisson Hotel Sacramento
Sacramento, CA

September 3-6, 2010 Hyatt Regency Dallas
Dallas, TX

Kitsune Con
September 3-6, 2010 Best Western Wooster Plaza
Wooster, OH

Anime Vegas
September 4-6, 2010 Alexis Park Resort Hotel
Las Vegas, NV

September 4-6, 2010 Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
Portland, OR

Summer Matsuri
September 5, 2010 Highlander Inn Conference Center
Manchester, NH

September 9-12, 2010 De Montfort University
Leicester, UK

September 10-12, 2010 Kongress Palais Kassel
Kassel, Germany

Erie Anime Experience
September 10-12, 2010 Edinboro University
Edinboro, PA

September 10-12, 2010 Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge, LA

Nan Desu Kan
September 10-12, 2010 Marriott Denver Tech Center
Denver, CO

Anime Syracuse
September 11, 2010 Oncenter Complex
Syracuse, NY

Animania Festival Sydney
September 11-12, 2010 Australian Technology Park
Sydney, NSW Australia

Anime Weekend Atlanta
September 17-19, 2010 Renaissance Waverly Hotel & Cobb Galleria Centre
Atlanta, GA

September 18-19, 2010 Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Anime Crossroads
September 24-26, 2010 Indianapolis Marriott East
Indianapolis, IN

Anime St. George
September 25, 2010 Best Western Abbey Inn
St. George, UT

September 25-26, 2010 Assembly Rooms
Derby, UK

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Toy Conventions for September 2010

Hey guys,

Here are your Toy Con listings for September 2010. Get out there and grab that action figure you have been missing…

Remember, I love hearing from all my fellow Con-Maniacs. Please send me your questions, convention reviews, videos etc and maybe they will get posted…

Prepare for the jump to Hyperspace…


September 2010

September 5, 2010 – Wayne, New Jersey –

The Wayne Toy, Comic, Sports and Collectibles Show

Company #1 Firehouse Event Hall, 97 Parish Dr,

Wayne NJ 07470

We Feature Old, Vintage and Current Ever Changing Items such as, Comics, Toys, Movie Memorabilia, Sports, Non-Sports, Advertising, Action Figures, DVD Movies, Music, Dolls, Paper Collectibles, Books and Magazines, Hot Wheels, Die Cast Cars and Trucks, Trains, Care bears, Webkins, Small Antiques, Movie Monster Toys and Games, Model Kits and much much more. This is a complete collectibles show with additional new dealers and merchandise at almost every show. phone 973-726-9897. e-mail

Chicagoland Entertainment Collectors Expo

September 9-12, 2010

Holiday Inn
150 South Gary Avenue
Carol Stream, IL
630 665 3000

RAC DieCast Car Show

Sunday, September 12, 2010 –

Stanton, California 90680 – -

7520 W. Katella Ave. (Orange County), Stanton, CA 90680.

9am-2pm. e-mail

Toy Con-September 18, 2010

Bridgeview Community Center

7900 South Oketo Ave.

Bridgeview, IL

Cleveland Collectors Toy Show Saturday, September 25, 2010 –

Broadview Heights, Ohio – - Woodside Party Center, 5025 E. Mill Rd

John Carlisle, Old Toyland Shows, PO Box 1007, Lockport, NY 14095-1007.

– 716-434-0733

9th Aberdeen Slot Car Show & Swap Meet Sunday, Sept 26th, Aberdeen, Maryland – - Clarion Hotel,

980 Hospitality Way,


MD 21001

Thousands of vintage and new slot cars & accessories in all scales. Contact Elliot Dalberg at

or 703-960-3594

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Conventions for September, 2010

Welcome to your number one stop for all things related to Sci Fi, Fantasy, Horror, Anime, Steam-Punk, Toy related conventions.

I will be posting blogs with updates, comments from you, my fellow “Con-Maniacs”, tips and answering your questions.

Please send any questions, reviews of conventions you have attended or anything else to

See you at the cons,


Sept 1st-5th

Camp Feral Algonquin Park, ON

September 3rd-6th,
Worldcon/Aussiecon 4 Melbourne, Au
Dragoncon Atlanta, GA – Facebook
Kumoricon 2010, Portland, OR
Coppercon Mesa, AZ
Memphit Furmeet, Memphis, TN
Geekkon Madison, WI
Kuzuricon Battle Creek, MI
Sac Anime Sacremento, CA
Anime Fest Dallas, TX
Kitsunecon Wooster, OH
Anime Vegas Las Vegas, NV
PAX Prime Seattle, WA
TCEP Laurel, MD
Fan Faire Vancouver, AB
Librari-con Fayetville, NC (Sat Only)
SF Zine Fest San Fransico, CA

Sept 9th-12th
Chicago Enterntainment Expo Carol Stream, IL
Creaturecon Orlando, FL
Creation Twilight Salt Lake, UT – Facebook
Nan Desku Kon Denver, CO
Small Press Expo Betheseda, MD
Intervention Rockville, MD
Outsidecon Burns, TN
LouisAnime Baton Rouge, LA
ACEC Columbus, OH

Sept 17th-19th
Horror Realm Pittsburgh, PA
Constellation Huntsville, AL
Anime Weekend Atlanta Atlanta, GA
Mothman Fest Point Pleasant, WV
Japan Fest Dultuh, GA
Fencon Dallas, TX
Portland Retro Gaming Portland, OR
Hypercon San Fransico, CA

September 23rd-25th
MidAtlantic Nostalgia Hunt Valley, MD
Creation Twilight Sacremento, CA
Jemcon Manchester, NH
Foolscap Redmond, WA
Nashville Comic Con Nashville, TN
Anime Crossroads Indianapolis, IN
Rainfurfest Seatac, WA
Madcon Madison, WI
Conception Glen Ellyn, IL

Sept 23rd-30th
Fantastic Fest ,

Austin, TX

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