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Paranormal/Fantasy Author Leslie Esdaile “L.A.” Banks Needs Our Help

[22 Jun 2011 | by | 2 Comments]

At the first PhauxCon I attended back in 2009, the guest of honor was paranormal/fantasy author Leslie Esdaile (L.A. Banks). Sadly, this talented author (who also happens to be a wonderful lady), has has been diagnosed with late stage adrenal cancer.

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Photos from Wizard World Philly 2011

[19 Jun 2011 | by | Comments Off]

This past weekend we sent intrepid Convention Fans Blog photographer Joey DeMarco to Wizard World Philly, Philadelphia’s largest fandom convention. He took hundreds of photos while he was at the convention, and we’re happy to present some of our favorites to you here!

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Wizard World Philly 2011 Starts Today!

[17 Jun 2011 | by | Comments Off]

Today kicks off 3-days of fandom in Philadelphia at Wizard World Philly (also known as Philadelphia Comic Con). Hosted by Wizard Entertainment, this convention is the largest fandom con within the city, bringing in thousands of visitors. Some of the guests headlining the convention are Bruce Campbell, Adam Baldwin, Vivica A. Fox, Julie Benz, Billy Dee Williams, Adam West, and Nicholas Brendon.

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Convention Report: The Steampunk World’s Fair 2011

[25 May 2011 | by | One Comment]

Last year, one of my favorite conventions ended up being The Steampunk World’s Fair (SWF). It was brand new, and the first steampunk convention in my area of the northeast, so I knew I just had to attend. I ended up going with fellow Convention Fans Blog contributor Dan Fowler, and we had an absolute blast. We started looking forward to SWF 2011 almost as soon as 2010′s had ended.

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Photos from The Steampunk World’s Fair 2011

[22 May 2011 | by | Comments Off]

This Saturday we were out at The Steampunk World’s Fair in New Jersey. We had attended last year and had so much fun that we started looking forward to the 2011 con as soon as 2010′s was over. Here are some of our favorite pictures from this weekend. You can view all 134 of them over at The Convention Fans Blog flickr account. Expect a full convention report later this week!