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CoNZealand’s programming now up (convention news).

July 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand’s programming now up (convention news).

The next world SF con, CoNZealand, has just published the programme guide for their virtual Worldcon. You can view it over at https://sites.grenadine.co/sites/conzealand/en/conzealand/schedule CoNZealand’s Kelly Buehler and Norman Cates told SFcrowsnest, “We’re pleased to unveil the initial programme and invite members to take a look and start working out which sessions to attend. With more […]

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Lakes International Comic Art Festival Virtual Comics Clock Tower Launches, promoting Comic Creators and Publishers

June 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lakes International Comic Art Festival Virtual Comics Clock Tower Launches, promoting Comic Creators and Publishers

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Virtual Comics Clock Tower Launches, promoting Comic Creators and Publishers Kendal, 22nd June 2020: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is delighted to announce the launch of its Virtual Comics Clock Tower ahead of LICAF LIVE, the virtual comics event taking place 9th – 11th October 2020 that replaces the usual […]

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DC Comics launch a huge free virtual event for August (con news).

June 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
DC Comics launch a huge free virtual event for August (con news).

On Saturday, August 22nd 2020 starting at 10 a.m. PDT, the DC FanDome con will go live — a free onine fan convention (no badge required). Accessible for 24 hours at https://www.DCFanDome.com, the global event will feature new announcements from WB Games, Film and TV, and comics, as well as an opportunity to hear from […]

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San Diego Comic-Con cancels for this year… guess why? (con news).

April 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
San Diego Comic-Con cancels for this year… guess why? (con news).

Sad news reaches SFcrowsnest Towers … for the first time in its 50-year history, San Diego Comic Convention told us that there will now be no Comic-Con in 2020. The event will hopefully return to the San Diego Convention Center for July 22nd-25th 2021, pandemic willing. Also, WonderCon Anaheim, which was to have been held […]

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CoNZealand partners with The Fantasy Network for 1st virtual world scifi convention (event news).

April 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand partners with The Fantasy Network for 1st virtual world scifi convention (event news).

CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, is now partnering with The Fantasy Network to bring the event to its new pandemic-shutdown interactive, virtual platform. Chairs Norman Cates and Kelly Buehler told SFcrowsnest, “From panels and streaming video to informal hangouts and late-night networking, the virtual convention aims to provide members with the most fun […]

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CoNZealand, the World Science Fiction Convention, switches to virtual event, only (news).

March 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand, the World Science Fiction Convention, switches to virtual event, only (news).

CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention – aka the Worldcon – is now to become the first-ever ‘virtual Worldcon’, as the convention cancels their physical event amidst the current global pandemic. CoNZealand Chairs, Kelly Buehler and Norman Cates said, “This has been an incredibly difficult decision, but one that had to be made now […]

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British national science fiction convention, Eastercon, cancelled for 2020 – along with the rest of your year (news).

March 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
British national science fiction convention, Eastercon, cancelled for 2020 – along with the rest of your year (news).

Sad news, no happier for being totally expected, the British national science fiction convention, Eastercon, has been cancelled for 2020 with the UK’s new upgraded pandemic measures – no bars, eat-in food, etc, effectively shuttering hotels, bars, pubs, and restaurants. Vanessa and John, the co-chairs over at Concentric 2020, said, “Further to our last communication, […]

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Gundam: real-scale walking mecha to become major Japanese tourist attraction (news).

January 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Gundam: real-scale walking mecha to become major Japanese tourist attraction (news).

If you like your Japanese mecha big, as in Gundam-size, then you’re in luck! The City of Yokohama in Japan is opening a tourist attraction which is basically a full-size Gundam base with a real-scale moving Gundam the same size as a NASA rocket launch gantry. They’re planning to open the site – called Gundam […]

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BristolCon 2019 Report (convention report)

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
BristolCon 2019 Report  (convention report)

BristolCon was a one-day Science Fiction and fantasy convention held on Saturday 26th October 2019 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, five minutes walk from Bristol Temple Meads railway station. Well, it would have been five minutes were it not for the roadworks and, of course, they closed some railway lines into the station for engineering works […]

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HYCC 2019 IDW Signings, Panels & Exclusives

September 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
HYCC 2019 IDW Signings, Panels & Exclusives

A Rare and Exclusive Appearance by Comics Legend John Byrne, Locke & Key Creators Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez, Care Bears Costumed Characters, and Many More Comic and Entertainment Icons Delight Fans at IDW Booth #1844 SAN DIEGO, CA (September 25, 2019) – Next week, IDW Publishing will continue to celebrate its 20th anniversary at New […]

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