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Anime Midwest adds Frenchy and the Punk, and Chris Patton

[27 Sep 2013 | by | ]

Minneapolis, MN – September 27, 2013 – Anime Midwest in Chicago is excited to announce two more guests will be joining them in 2014: steampunk musicians Frenchy and the Punk and voice actor Chris Patton. Frenchy at the Punk will be part of Anime Midwest’s epic concert series headlined by Steam Powered Giraffe. Convention attendees can see both FnP and

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Katie Cook and Andy Price Guests at Bronycon 2013

[29 Apr 2013 | by | Comments Off]
Katie Cook and Andy Price

Heads up My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fans! Bronycon 2013, among it’s other stupendous guests, will have Katie Cook and Andy Price; the creative team behind the MLP comic book’s first four issue story arc. Katie Cook wrote the script for issues 1-4 of the My Little Pony comic, which picks up after the events of the season 2

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Live the Zombie Apocalypse at Comic-Con with the Walking Dead Escape

[19 Apr 2013 | by | Comments Off]
The Walking Dead Escape press photo 2

Heads up fans of zombie apocalypses! The Walking Dead Escape obstacle course will be in town the week of San Diego Comic-Con, July 19-20 (SDCC 2013 is July 18-21) at PetCo Park. The baseball stadium’s area, conveniently located at the eastern edge of the San Diego Convention Center, will turn into a Walking Dead themed zombie outbreak survival event. My

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Voting Live for 2013 Stumptown Comics Art Awards

[15 Apr 2013 | by | Comments Off]
Screen Shot Stumptown Comics Fest Voting Page

Just checked my FaceBook and found a post from Cullen Bun (Sixth Gun, The Damned, etc.) reminding us all that Stumptown Comics Fest has opened voting for their 2013 Comic Arts Awards Stumptown is a creator-centered comic convention in Portland, Oregon. The convention puts the focus on the people working in their own worlds, as opposed to back issue dealers

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CFB Wants You!

[11 Apr 2013 | by | Comments Off]
The Convention Fans Blog Staff Logo

Hello out there, fan convention lovers! The Convention Fans Blog is back after a long hiatus, and we’re looking for new faces. CFB is adding to our crew of eager bloggers and we need you. Our unofficial motto is “No Pay But Glory”, so you’d be a volunteer. However, you would get valuable geek cred plus the occasional free convention