Another collection of the most insanely, spectacularly, butt clenchingly, splendiferous cons in the universe.
Jul 12-14, 2013
“G-FEST is the largest regular gathering of Godzilla and Japanese monster fans in the world. Held each summer, it typically attracts more than 1000 attendees. G-FEST 2012 was the most successful convention to date, bringing in more than 1800 Japanese science fiction and fantasy film fans!”
Guests include Shinichi Wakasa (suit maker: Millennium Godzilla series, Rebirth of Mothra series), Tsutomu Kitagawa (suit actor: Millennium series, Super Sentai series), Shizuo Nakajima (filmmaker: Wolfman, the Legendary Colossal Beast vs. Godzilla), Robert Scott Field (actor: Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah) and J.D. Lees (publisher: G-FAN magazine).
Steel City Con
Jul 26-28, 2013
“Free Goodie Bag when you buy a 3 day pass in advance and online! Goodie bag valued at more than the price of the pass! Save almost 50% on admission when you buy a 3 day pass!!”
Celebrity guests (so far) include Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: TNG, Gargoyles), Tom Kane (Star Wars: Clone Wars, 9, Wolverine and the X-Men), Jett Lucas (Attack Of The Clones, Revenge Of The Sith), Tracey Gold (Growing Pains, GSN Live), “Rowdy” Roddy Piper (They Live, WWE hall of fame), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight, The Expendables, Heroes), Lainie Kazan (The Nanny, Veronica’s Closet, My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters, The Crow, Oz), Theodus Crane (The Walking Dead), James Best (The Dukes Of Hazzard), Marta Kristen (Lost In Space), Eliza Roberts (Animal House, Doctor Who) and more!
Boston Comic Con
Aug 3-4, 2013
[due to recent tragic events in Boston, BCC has been rescheduled to August - stay tuned for guest additions and subtractions]
“The Boston Comic Con returns in 2013 bigger and badder than ever. In fact, thanks to you, our fans, the BCC has become so popular that we are doubling the physical size of the show. We will of course be bringing you a knock out event schedule which will include gaming, creator panels, costume contest, film festival, live entertainment, and our annual art auction”
Guests include Roger Andrews, Sergio Aragones, Mark Bagley, Eric Basaldua, Jon Bernthal, Nick Bradshaw, Mark Brooks, Jim Calafiore, Talent Caldwell, Frank Cho, Mike Choi, Lauren Cohan, Amanda Conner, Tony Daniel, Daxiong, Colleen Doran, Ming Doyle, Joe Eisma, Matthew Fletcher, Jason David Frank, Jenny Frison, Ale Garza, Daniel Govar, Yaya Han, Brian Kong, Braden Lamb, Norman Lee, Leo Leibelman, Mike Lilly, Joseph Michael Linsner, Aaron LoPresti, David Mack, Ed McGuinness, Mark McKenna, Mike Mignola, Mark Morales, Michael Moreci, Steve Niles, Carlos Pacheco, Jimmy Palmiotti, Shelli Paroline, George Pérez, Andy Price, Jack Purcell, Joe Quinones, Khary Randolph, Tom Raney, Amy Reeder, Sara Richard, Don Rosa, Craig Rousseau, Paul Ryan, Tim Sale, Alex Saviuk, Steve Seeley, Tim Seeley, Matt Slay, Thomas E. Sniegoski, William Stout, Arthur Suydam, Marcio Takara, Christopher Uminga, Dexter Vines, Lee Weeks, Bill Willingham, Charles Paul Wilson III, J.K. Woodward, Kelly Yates, Tom Zotos and Chrissie Zullo.
Pensacola Para Con
Aug 17-18, 2013
“A Convention for Fans of Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy, Gaming, Anime, Costuming, Fan and Indie Films, Artist, Celebrities, Comics, Renaissance, Cosplay, Steampunk, Theater, Performing, Literature, Publishing, Arts, Mystery, Art, Crafts, Collecting, Model Construction, Film Making, Paranormal, and more! We will offer celebrity meet and greets, discussion panels, workshops, screenings, demonstrations, events, and competitions. Join our Seville Quarter Zombies, Geeks and Freaks Masquerade Ball. Attend investigations at the Pensacola Victorian Inn and Gray House. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Making Strides with Breast Cancer.”
Guests include RJ Haddy (Face Off), Gil Gerard (Buck Rogers), Richard Epcar (Ghost in the Shell, Macross Plus), Cindy Morgan (Caddyshack, TRON), Jason Faunt (Power Rangers, Resident Evil 6), Ari Lehman (Friday the 13th), Kevin Galbraith (The Walking Dead), Addy Miller (The Walking Dead), Jerrad Dusan Vunovich (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Scott Tepperman (Ghost Hunters International), Alice Infinity (cosplay model), Les Johnson (NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center), Heidi Jo Medina (Miss Pensacola USA), The 501st Legion: The Parjai Squad of the Florida Garrison, Luella Genie Christian (Pensacola Costumers Guild), Mike Bobe (Bobe Hobby House), “Blacksheep” Bobby Doll (WWF/USWA/CWA), Tom Roush (Pensacola Film Commissioner), Carrie Hunter (WEAR ABC3 TV producer), Chasen Grieshop (Particle9 Productions), Damon Bowie (illustrator), Brian Steward (illustrator), Wayne Davis (Emerald Coast Space Society) and more!
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Sci-Fi Valley Con
May 17-19, 2013
“Calling all who love science fiction, fantasy, horror, supernatural, superheroes and more… in literature, static, motion and virtual arts! More than 100 exhibitors and thousands of fans will be there!… There will be a costume contest, film festival, charity auction, pro-wrestling, gaming tournaments and plenty of guest panels and appearances; such as Brian O’Halloran, star of the Clerks films! You no longer have to go to San Diego, Atlanta or Pittsburgh for a first rate, national quality sci-fi convention! It’s happening in Altoona!”
Guests include Brian O’ Halloran (Clerks, Clerks II), Jim Krut (Dawn of the Dead, ZOMBthology, Night of the Living Dead: Genesis), Mark Tierno (Day of the Dead, The Mercury Men, Zack and Miri Make a Porno), Jeremy Ambler (The Walking Dead, The Road, The Crazies), Michael C. Dougherty (Browncoats: Redemption, Z*Con), Sal Lizard (Feeding The Masses, Creature From The Hillbilly Lagoon, Abe’s Tomb), David Madison (Mr. Hush, Emerging Past), Kirk Allmond (Dual Zombie Survival), Alfredo Torres (Dual Zombie Survival), Derek Young (Family Property, Midnight Matinee Psycho), John Johnson (Zap), Monique Dupree (Plan 9, Scream Queen Campfire, Caged Lesbos A-Go-Go ), Stan Gordon (Kecksburg: The Untold Story, Really Mysterious Pennsylvania, Silent Invasion), Robert the Tire (Rubber)