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A Review of MAGFest 2011

[17 Jan 2011 | by | One Comment]

Excitement and anticipation for my first MAGFest has been building ever since I experienced the chiptunes concert put on by their organizers at PAX East 2010. The idea of a weekend-long videogame-centric orgy of music and entertainment seemed like such a fantastic idea in my head.

Press Releases »

Press Release: Barnes & Noble is ‘Hound Bound’ with Brimstone and the Borderhounds

[15 Jan 2011 | by | Comments Off]

Brimstone and the entire Hound Comics creative team will be hitting the road in 2011 embarking on a promotional tour with the convention kings of comics and pop-culture, Wizard World Entertainment. “Brim has had a very long and prosperous relationship with Wizard so it would seem only natural to align ourselves with them on such a vital tour. Wizard conventions are one of the industries best resources to personally meet and acquire direct feedback from our fans,” says Carnevali.

CFB Announcements »

Yep… We Got Hacked

[14 Jan 2011 | by | Comments Off]

Sometime during the day today, The Convention Fans Blog got hacked. All of the users were deleted, including the admin accounts. When I attempted to back up the SQL database, it failed because of the missing user info and everything was essentially lost. Read more on how you can help us get back up and running.

Interviews, Steampunk »

Airship Isabella – A Candid Interview About Their Origins and Future Plans

[13 Jan 2011 | by | Comments Off]

Airship Isabella has become quite a sensation as a Steampunk Performance Art Airship in Texas, the surrounding states, and at many conventions throughout the country. This has happened in an amazingly short amount of time through hard work and consistent effort to perform and spend time with fans at all the conventions. They also are willing to go to conventions too remote to generally receive a visit from say, “The League of Steam”.

Press Releases »

Press Release: Bruce Campbell, “Ash,” Comes to Wizard World Philadelphia & Chicago Comic Cons!

[12 Jan 2011 | by | Comments Off]

“Uncle Sam’s favorite son” as the lyrics to the theme of “Jack of All Trades” (2000) go, was born June 22, 1958 (the youngest of 3 brothers) in Royal Oak, Michigan. As a child, Bruce watched “Lost in Space” (1965) on TV, and ran around dressed as Zorro. He got the acting bug at age 8; his dad was performing