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DragonCon Sept 1-4, 2017: The SoulGeek Con Blog

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Dragon Con
Sept 1-4, 2017
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
http://www.dragoncon.org/

The SoulGeek Con blog presents: DragonCon!!!!! Our very own Creator/Founder Dino Andrade will be there hosting a worship called How to Create Voices for Animation and Video games. In this workshop you will learn different methods of developing a character and how to turn that one character into many. If you are interested please stop on by.

Dragon Con is a 4 day con that is Halloween, Mardi Gras, and New Years all wrapped up into one! It celebrates US all of our passion for everything to do with geekdom. There are fabulous cosplays, an annual parade which you can see live or in your hotel room on Dragon Con TV, where you can see all kinds of things going on at the convention even when you need to rest. There are also a ton of panels such as Good Eats….The Panel where Alton Brown the host of this fantastic geeky cooking show will discuss Good Eats and the reboot which hinted at a couple of months ago, yes that includes puppets and all. Speaking of puppets Dragon Con brought back The Late Night Puppet Slam! Basically this is a puppet show for adults so at this variety show a lot o f things can happen! As well as ton of autograph sessions and photo ops (trust me bring your camera or make sure you have an external battery for your phone :)) So come on down to Atlanta and have a blast!!!!!

Special Guests Include: Scott Adsit ( Baymax Big Hero 6), Cecil Baldwin ( Welcome to Nightvale), Linda Ballantyne ( Voice Actress Sailor Moon), John Barrowman ( Doctor Who , Torchwood, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow), Julie Benz ( Actress Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel, Roswell), Nick Blood ( Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D), Steve Blum ( Voice Actor Cowboy Bebop, X-Men, Star Wars Rebels), Alton Brown (Good Eats, Cutthroat Kitchen, Iron Chef America), John Cusack  ( Sixteen Candles, Say Anything, Stand By Me), Nathan Fillion ( Firefly, Serenity, Castle, Con Man), Johnathan Frakes ( Star Trek: The Next Generation), Jason David Frank ( Power Rangers), Alex Kingston (Doctor Who, ER), Stan Lee ( Former Chairman and President of Marvel, co-creator of Spiderman, The Hulk, Iron Man, Dardevil, Thor, Doctor Strange etc) and MANY, MANY, MANY MORE!!!!!

Phoenix Comicon May 25-28, 2017: The SoulGeek Con Blog

Phoenix Comicon
May 25- May 28, 2017
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix, AZ
http://www.phoenixcomicon.com

The SoulGeek Con Blog presents Phoenix Comicon!!! If you need something cool and awesome this Memorial Day week, go to this con! Part of the highlights of the con there will be Escape Rooms where you will have 30 minutes to escape to win! There will also be A Byte Of Burlesque which is where you will see your favorite characters dance on stage and give a show as well as some troupes. If you want something that you can do with little ones there is a party called Con on 3rd where everyone can have a great time. For those of you who love Mary Poppins there will be a Dick Van Dyke panel where there will also be a lottery and discussing everything Dick Van Dyke and he will also be making an appearance. There will also be tons of other things as well so come on by and have some fun!!

Special Guest Include: Karen Gillan( Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy, Oculus, Not Another Happy Ending.), Dick Van Dyke (Mary Poppins, The Dick Van Dyke Show,) Michael Rosenbaum ( Smallville, The Flash in Justice League, Robert Duncan McNeill (Star Trek: Voyager, Crossing Jordan, The Outer Limits, The Twilight Zone), Loren Lester ( Voice Actor, Nightwing Batman: The Animated Series, Castle, Cold Case), John de Lancie ( Q on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Assassin’s Creed III), and much much more!!!!

WonderCon March 31-April 2, 2017: The Soul Geek Con Blog

 

Wondercon
March 31-April 2, 2017
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA
http://www.comic-con.org/wca

The Soul Geek Con Blog presents WonderCon!! Come on by and meet SoulGeek Founder/creator our very own Dino Andrade the voice behind THE SCARECROW from BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM,  PROFESSOR PUTRICIDE, MIMIRON, HIGH TINKERER MEKKATORQUE, THE DEATH KNIGHT GNOMES and more from WORLD OF WARCRAFT! AND THE LATEST: ARKHAM UNDERWORLD!!

Wondercon is a 3 day con which is filled with premieres, artists, and a good appetizer for for SDCC. In keeping with its annual tradition Wondercon will be premiering Teen Titans: The Judas Contract the next DC Universe movie! There will be an awesome arrangement of panels on different topics and premiers from Star Trek, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Battle Star Galactica and much more! So come on down and have a great time!

Special Guests Include: Sergio Aragones( Cartoonist, Grood), Kevin Eastman (Co-Creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle), Jim Lee ( DC Publisher, Justice League: Origins, Batman: Hush), Gerard Way ( Musician, Comic Book writer: The Umbrella Academy, Doom Patrol), and many, many, MORE!!!!

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Emerald City Comic Con March 2-5, 2017: The Soul Geek Con Blog

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Emerald City Comic Con
March 2-5, 2017
Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, WA
http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com

The Soul Geek Con Blog presents: Emerald City Comic Con!!! Celebrating 15 years this year Emerald City Comic Con is Back! Besides the usual photo ops and autographs there will be a Power Up Party that will have a 90′s theme and a rap battle. There will also be a main stage where a ton of events will be taking place and plenty of panels! There will also be games, games, games galore! Tabletop, arcade, demoing unpublished board games the list goes on and on so you can bring your friends and have an awesome time at ECCC

Special Guests Include: Anna Silk( Lost Girl), Alice Cooper (Musician, Rock n Roll Hall of Famer), Clare Kramer (Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Gates McFadden (Star Trek Next Gen), Jason Momoa ( Aquaman), Jeremy Renner (The Avengers, The Hurt Locker,28 Weeks Later), Jim Cummings ( Voice Actor), John DiMaggio (Futurama, Adventure Time), Maurice LaMarche (Pinky and the Brain), Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead and Many Many More!!

New York Comic Con Oct 6-9, 2016: the SoulGeek Con Blog

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New York Comic Con
October 6-9, 2016
Javits Center
New York City, NY
http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com

The Soul Geek Con Blog presents: New York Comic Con!!! This 4 day con is a little slice of  heaven. Archer is returning and the cast of the show will be there making an appearance and signing( Do you want a photo op, because that’s how you get a photo op.)  If you love Doctor Who (who doesn’t?) there will be a panel featuring Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman, and Alex Kingson. Join them for all the tales from the TARDIS! The NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay has returned where it will be on the Official NYCC Livestream for all to see. This cosplay contest is not just to win prizes but to qualify for the final round in the Global Championship. Also at this comic con there will be a ton of fan events such as NYCC Heroes & Villains Party, whether you love being a baddie or fighting for justice, you can come and dance your heart out or just mingle with your fellow heroes or baddies. And there is MUCH, MUCH, MUCH MORE!!!!

Special Guests Include: Matt Smith ( Doctor Who), Alex Kingston (Doctor Who), Adam Savage (Mythbusters), Adam West ( Batman, Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders), Alan Tudyk (Firefly), Anna Foerster (Underworld: Blood Wars), Anna Silk ( Lost Girl), Barbara Dunkelman (Rooster Teeth’s RWBY), Bruce Campbell ( The Evil Dead, Ash V. Evil Dead), Jack Gleeson ( Game of Thrones), Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who), Jon Bernthal (Daredevil), Kathy Najimy (Hocus Pocus), Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek), Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who), Ralph Macchio ( The Karate Kid), Rob Paulsen ( Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain, Danny Phantom, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and MANY, MANY, MORE!!!!!!

Long Beach Comic Con Sept 17-18, 2016: The SoulGeek Con Blog

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 Long Beach Comic Con
September 17-18, 2016
Long Beach Convention Center
Long Beach, CA
http://www.longbeachcomiccon.com

Come on by and meet SoulGeek Founder/creator our very own Dino Andrade the voice behind THE SCARECROW from BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM,  PROFESSOR PUTRICIDE, MIMIRON, HIGH TINKERER MEKKATORQUE, THE DEATH KNIGHT GNOMES and more from WORLD OF WARCRAFT! AND THE LATEST: ARKHAM UNDERWORLD!!!

The SoulGeek Con Blog presents: Long Beach Comic Con!!! This 2-day con that is held at the Long Beach Convention Center and there will be a ton of exhibitors and a Cosplay Contest and photo ops with the cast of G.I Joe, Firefly, Batman and more!! Tons of meetups will also be happening and lots of panels

Special Guests Include: Adam Baldwin (Firefly, Serenity, Angel), Troy Baker ( The Last Of Us, Arkham Knight, Uncharted 4), Kevin Conroy (Voice Of Batman), Susan Eisenberg (The Voice Of Wonder Woman), Nathan Fillion (Con Man, Firefly, Castle), Phil Lamarr (Pulp Fiction, Samurai Jack, Futurama)

 

Dragon Con Sept 2-5, 2016: The SoulGeek Con Blog

 

Dragon Con
September 2-5, 2016
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
http://www.dragoncon.org

Come on by and meet SoulGeek Founder/creator our very own Dino Andrade the voice behind THE SCARECROW from BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM,  PROFESSOR PUTRICIDE, MIMIRON, HIGH TINKERER MEKKATORQUE, THE DEATH KNIGHT GNOMES and more from WORLD OF WARCRAFT! AND THE LATEST: ARKHAM UNDERWORLD!!! The SoulGeek Con Blog Presents: Dragon Con!!! This 4 day convention has everything a con goer is looking for. This con is held across 5 (yes you read that right) hotels. That is how awesome this convention is! Some of the cool events are the Annual Dragon Con Parade which has been held every year for the past 15 years and it will be televised on CW Atlanta for all to see! Dragon Con Burlesque which shows all of geek glamour to be seen. There will also be a live performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show so put your hand on your hips and pull your knees in tight for a fantastic performance and don’t pass out from the antci……pation. last but not least there will be an all star line of celebrities to meet, take photos with and autograph opportunities!! It’s going to be an awesome time!!!

Special Guests Include: Bob Bergen ( Voice Actor, The Looney Tunes,Gremlins), Trace Beaulieu (  Writer/Performer of Mystery Science Theater 3000, Freaks and Geeks), Cecil Baldwin ( Welcome To Nightvale, Gravity Falls), Tory Belleci (Mythbusters, Punkin Chunkin), Adam Baldwin ( Firefly, X-Files, Full Metal Jacket), Karen Gillan (Doctor Who, Guardians of The Galaxy),Summer Glau (Firefly, The 4400, Serenity), Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica), Brian Herring ( Puppeteer in Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Alex Kingston(Doctor Who, ER) and MANY, MANY MORE!!!

Sac Anime Sept 2-4, 2016: the SoulGeek Con Blog

Sac Anime
September 2-4, 2016
Sacramento Convention Center
Sacramento, CA
http://www.sacanime.com

The SoulGeek Con Blog presents: Sac Anime! A 3 day con that has everything to do with anime!!! Among the events are the Karaoke Room where you can go and find a mic and sing your heart out. The Lolita Morning Tea Party where Lotlitas and Dandies can get together to have a cup of tea and to play games and enjoy some snacks. They will also be holding their annual Cosplay Contest where there will be prizes. The big event of the con is the Starlight Ball and one of the things that makes this dance different is that if you nothing to wear you can go to the Fairy Godmother Donation Station to get something to wear. Panels, autographs and photo ops will also in abundance at the con so come on by and have an awesome time!!

Special Guests Include: Laura Bailey ( Dragonball Z) Troy Baker ( The Last Of Us, Batman: Arkham City, Bioshock Infinite), Dante Basco (Avatar: The Last Airbender, Hook), Steve Blum (Cowboy Bebop, Naruto, X-Men), Courtnee Draper ( Kingdom Hearts II, Ponyo, BioShock: Infinite), Johnathan Freeman (Aladdin) and MUCH, MUCH, MORE!!!!!

San Diego Comic Con July 21-24, 2016: The Soul Geek Con Blog

San Diego Comic Con
July 21-24, 2016
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA
http://ww.comic-con.org/frontpage

The Soul Geek Con Blog presents: San Diego Comic Con!!! It is finally here the big one, the event that we have all been waiting for! Come on by and meet SoulGeek Founder/creator our very own Dino Andrade the voice behind THE SCARECROW from BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM,  PROFESSOR PUTRICIDE, MIMIRON, HIGH TINKERER MEKKATORQUE, THE DEATH KNIGHT GNOMES and more from WORLD OF WARCRAFT! AND THE LATEST: ARKHAM UNDERWORLD!!!

Welcome everybody to San Diego Comic Con, one of the biggest cons of the season!! There will be panels, autograph ops and other events. Con Man  will have a panel, the creative team behind Suicide Squad will bet there to answer questions on the comic.  If you love the show Bones come by and say good bye to the show after its 12 season run. You can also get a sneak peek at the game Injustice 2 which is the sequel to Injustice:Gods Among us. A Masquerade Ball, and all 4 days of the con will have screenings of anime. There are all kinds of exclusives, activities and celeb meeting opportunities! Come on by and have the time of your life!!

Special Guests Include: Allen Bellman (Artist Captain America), Jim Lee (DC Comics), Stan Lee ( Writer/editor of Fantasic Four, Avengers, Spiderman and more), Christopher James Priest ( Writer, Black Panther, Batman, and Deathstroke), Alex Sinclair (Color Artist of JLA, Harley Quinn), and MANY, MANY, MANY, MANY MORE!!!!!!!!!

Anime Expo July 1-4, 2016: The SoulGeek Con Blog

Anime Expo
July 1-4, 2016
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA
http://www.anime-expo.org/

The SoulGeek Con Blog presents: Anime Expo!! This 4 day con is every otaku’s dream!! Held in their home location The Los Angeles Convention Center, Anime Expo is the second longest running anime convention second after A-Kon which is held in Texas. There is a huge itinerary of events such as the Maid Cafe  which has been a staple at the con for the paast few years which spawned the Butler Cafe the newest addition to the convention. At both cafes you can interact with the maids and butlers and see them perform. If you like to watch shows there is a Fashion Show which displays the latest trends and designs in Japanese street wear. If you like to have a laugh and show off your talents you can also participate in the many Game Shows that they have such as cosplay chess, photo scavenger hunt and much more. Please come on by and take part in the awesome con!!

Special Guests Include: Beau Billingslea (Cowboy Bebop,Dynasty Warriors), Christopher Sabat (DBZ, Psycho-Pass, Tokyo Ghoul, Dangan Ropa), FLOW (Japapnese Rock Band), Kazuya Tsurumaki ( Creator of FLCL), Melissa Fahn ( Cowboy Bebop, FLCL, Ivader Zim, Digimon Tamers, Zatch Bell)