Other Conventions

A Middle-earth Gala: TheOneRing.Net’s 2015 Oscar Party

The evening before the Academy Awards, fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings gathered in Hollywood to celebrate all-things Tolkien, and his stories brought to life by Peter Jackson and WingNut Films. The “One Last Party” was the 6th and final Oscar event from the popular Tolkien fansite TheOneRing.Net, a tradition started with the 2002 Oscars and “The One Party ... Read More »

PaleyFest LA Returns in March

Today, the Paley Center for Media (formerly the Museum of Television and Radio) announced four of the TV series it will feature during this year’s annual PaleyFest, held in Los Angeles in March. Along with The Good Wife and Scandal are Comic-Con favorites Arrow and The Flash, which are teaming up for a combined cast panel. The full PaleyFest lineup will be announced January ... Read More »

The Best of Comikaze 2014 From Social Media

If it seems like most of southern California was at Stan Lee’s Comikaze over the weekend, it’s because they probably were. The popular convention celebrated its fourth year on October 31-November 2, with lots of cosplayers, celebrities, exciting exclusives and merchandise, and even an attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the Longest Link of Human Tetris. Our own ... Read More »

The Marvel Experience Announces Tour Dates [UPDATE 2]

Along with the Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N Exhibit in New York City, Marvel has also licensed its name and characters to Hero Ventures for The Marvel Experience. Billed as the world’s first hyper-reality tour, Hero Ventures announced the first dates and locations of the Experience at New York Comic Con’s Marvel booth today. A preview in Phoenix starting this December will be followed ... Read More »

Comic-Con International Hands APE Back to Founder

Comic-Con International will be down to only hosting two conventions a year after this weekend. Thanks to Bleeding Press, we now know that CCI has decided to hand back APE — the Alternative Press Expo — to the man who funded the convention in 1994, Dan Vado. Bleeding Cool discovered that in the program for this year’s event, a notice ... Read More »

Dark Horse Announces New York Comic Con 2014 Signing Schedule

New York Comic Con is less than a week away, and fans of comics publisher Dark Horse will be pleased to know that the company has finally announced its complete signing schedule for the convention, and that it’s full of exciting talent and properties. Headed to New York will be talent from Dark Horse books Hellboy and the B.P.R.D., Elfquest, Avatar: The ... Read More »

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Review

For all the talk of San Diego Comic-Con versus New York Comic Con, San Diego has New York beat by a wide margin in at least one area: offsite events. Although NYCC has taken strides this year in expanding its offsite presence, in part through a new Super Week program which gives those who purchased the additional card access to ... Read More »