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So I may have been a little hasty in saying that I wasn’t going to be posting any news. Granted, today is a day for trusting no one, but this little tidbit I can experience with my own two eyes. Did you want to make it to WonderCon this weekend, but couldn’t make the trip to San Francisco? It’s not quite the same thing as being there, but Marvel is streaming live from their booth. If you happen to catch this as I press send, I think John Dokes is about to start giving away freebies. Freebies which I usually have trouble getting because a: I’m not an adorable child, and b: John knows me because we used to shop at the same comic book store, so he knows for a fact he’s given me free stuff before.
- Marvel Comics displayed some of the exclusive swag they’re going to be giving away at C2E2, including a new mixtape comic, some posters and some buttons that you can only get by attending Marvel panels. Part of me really wants those buttons. Another part of me remembers that I never do anything with buttons and they just end up as clutter in a desk drawer. That’s the problem with free con swag – it’s all shiny and I WANT IT NOW, but really, once you come home from the con, there’s only so much you can do with most of it.
- Avatar Press has up on their website their plans for C2E2, including attending staff, exclusive comics and merchandise.
- C2E2 put out some notes on their convention mobile app. There may be an update to the app, and if it does go wonky, the mobile version of the website should be working. Either way, I’d recommend downloading the app in advance.
- But enough about Chicago! Spokane Comicon is going to have animator Thomas Cook at the show, who worked on shows such as “He-Man,” “Super Friends” and “Scooby Doo.”
- San Japan in San Antonio is hosting Brad Swaile, English dub voice of Light from Death Note.
- Tekkoshokon in Pittsburgh put up their latest newsletter. I’m not entirely sure what is news in there, so you might want to take a look for yourself.
- Wondercon isn’t just Wondercon, it’s also the SF Bay Area International Children’s Festival, for which they just posted the schedule.
Hello Con Maniacs,
Here is a great pic of Captain America(Chris Evans) in action in the new Captain America film due this summer…
Looks like the real thing to me. What do you think? Magid@raybin.com
Hello Con Maniacs,
Cosplay is such an important part of convention going so I thought I would let you all take a look at some great video of some amazing cosplay during 2010!
Below is some great super hero cosplay featuring Austrian Belle (Rogue, Supergirl, Mad Hatter), Blaze (She Joker, Tarot, Dawn, Phoenix, Slave Leia), BelleChere (Rogue, Phoenix, Blackcat), Taliesin (Mr . Sinister, Gambit), monkey of steel (Superman, Superboy), Patient J (The Joker. Make-up by Batinthesun), Ana Aesthetic (Harley Quinn, Phoenix), JRyan (Dr . Suess), Frost…Emma Frost… (White Queen w/t Cyclops), Joshua (Spider-Man), Chrissy (Darth Maja action figure),Chad (aka Shain Nelles/Cactus Jack), JënarationX (X to Y gif), LianaK (Red Sonja), Brandon Hex (Hexy69 editing).
Some great work from these amazing fans. If you know any of these people please let me know. I would love to give them credit and feature some more of their work. You can reach me at Magid@raybin.com
Hello Con Maniacs,
Some great news from Dallas Comic Con which occurs May 21-22 at the IRVING CONVENTION CENTER 500 W LAS COLINAS BLVD. IRVING, TX 75039. What is so great about this event is the attendance of 2 greats in the genre community. Leonard Nimoy aka Mr. Spock and the father of Marvel Comics Stan “The Man” Lee. I have worked with Leonard on several occasions and he is an incredibly insightful and spiritual man. If you have the chance, take a trip just to meet him as he is cutting down a ton on the events he will do.
As I mentioned the great Stan Lee is also attending. Here is a great interview with Stan Lee curtesy of CNN.
I am sure they will have alot more guests as we get closer to May. If you want to see more detailed coverage of Dallas Comic Con here on Con Mania contact the promoters at email@example.com and let them know.
Well my friends, we are over the hump of the first week of 2011. I do have to mention how saddened I was to hear of the passing of Anne Francis. She was a Hollywood legend. Who can forget Forbidden Planet…
RIP Anne Francis…