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Steampunks Change the Face of Galveston at Dickens on the Strand

[12 Jan 2011 | by | Comments Off]

Per the information on the Galveston Historical Society’s Website: “Dickens on The Strand is a holiday festival, where Bobbies, Beefeaters, and the Queen (Victoria) …recreate the Victorian London of Charles Dickens. Characters from Dickens novels walk the street. Food and entertainment fill the area with sights and smells that take you back to another era.”

On Site Convention Coverage »

Join Us at MAGFest and KotoriCon This Weekend!

[11 Jan 2011 | by | Comments Off]

The Convention Fans Blog team is splitting up this weekend to cover two great events: MAGFest and KotoriCon. As always, you can expect a full convention report after the fact. We’ll also upload our photos to The Convention Fans Blog flickr account.

Feedback & Con Reports, On Site Convention Coverage »

Yulecon 2010 – Anime in Arlington

[10 Jan 2011 | by | Comments Off]

Yulecon was a three day Anime Convention event here in the Dallas Fort Worth area from November 12th to 14th and included a great number of voice actors/actresses, Arc Attack, One Eyed Doll, Mega Ran, Brental Floss, Airship Isabella and Airship Neo Dulcimer, Anime Hell, the Renai Rangers, Anime Midstream, Repo Shadowcast, Axis Powers Hetalia, Sleeping Samurai,The Covenant of the Kraken Players (Kali’s Hourglass is the local group), Circus Freaks, Saraswati Bodhisatva, Jennifer Hurley (from Blaming Grace), Greg Ayres, and a host of other performers too numerous to identify individually.

Convention News »

SDCC Call for Nominations: 2011 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award

[6 Jan 2011 | by | Comments Off]

Each year the San Diego Comic Con holds the prestigious Eisner Awards. Alongside this they also give an everyone-chosen Spirit of Comics Retailer Award. ANYONE can place a name for nomination be they fan, pro, or retailer.

Press Releases »

Press Release: Animation and Gaming Ohio Announces Next Line of Musical Guests

[5 Jan 2011 | by | Comments Off]

A&G Ohio is proud to announce the next round of musical guests!