Tuesday, January 22, 2008

CON-NEWS has moved!

YES! We have a new home. We have been debating this for a while and to better serve all our readers we have made it official. You can now find all of Con-news over at our new home con-news.com

We have decided to make this move to help grow our coverage and to make con-news.com a truly great site for fans of conventions. So go on over and bookmark the new page. We look forward to seeing you all there!

Monday, January 21, 2008

Os-Fest adds Denise Crosby

Os-fest a brand new Nebraska con has added Denise Crosby as their media guest of honor. Website here. What questions do you have for Tasha Yar?

Sunday, January 20, 2008


The Florida Supercon schelduled for May 23-25th in Westin, FL has added a bunch of new guest's. Two that should have the fanboys and fangirls impressed are
LARRY KENNEY: Larry is known the world over as the voice of Lion-O in THUNDERCATS. and SAMANTHA NEWARK: Samantha is JEM from JEM and THE HOLOGRAMS! That's right JEM! Lot's more guests on the Official Website

Saturday, January 19, 2008

yes! con-news to attend Capricon 28!

We are pleased to let everyone know that thanks to our recently aquired work scheldule we will be attending Capricon 28 in Arlington Heights, IL on the 16th and 17th of FEB 2008. We are only going to be able to make it on Saturday and Sunday but we look forward to all the swashbuckling antics! Any con-news readers attended a previous Capricon? send us your tips.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Cosplay Thursday!: Alphonse Eric

From Cosplay.com check out this awesome Alphonse Costume from Full Metal Alchemist. Pictures Here

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Comic-con/Writer's Strike.

There is a very good article over on publisher's weekly about the Writers Strike and what effect it may have on Comic-Con. Also some tidbits about getting hotel rooms for the biggest convention in comics. jump on over and
Read the Entire Article

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Cons This Weekend 1/18-1/20, 2008

Arisia 2008 Cambridge, MA (SF/Fantasy)

Atlanta Games Fest Atlanta, GA (Games)

ConfusionDetroit, MI (SF)

Fangoria WeekendAustin, TX (Horror)

Polycon San Luis Osibo, CA (Gaming)

What? A single weekend without an Anime Convention? What are the cosplayers to do? :>

Monday, January 14, 2008

Botcon 2008!

So they havent left themselves much time to get the word out but BOTCON 2008 has been announced. The winning city is Cinncinati, OH from April 24th-27th. Alright Transformer fans pack your bags. Website Here

monday morning dance session: Pokketokon 08.

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Tokypop Tour Dates,

Tokyopop has announced that they will have a presence at these conventions in 2008 with the possibilty of more. So far its a pretty nice tour of the major cons.
NY Comic Con- 04/18-04/20

WonderCon - S.F.- 2/22-2/24

Yaoi Con
in San Francisco. Dates are TBA

Sakura-Con - March 28-30, 2008

Book Expo America - May 29-June 1, 2008

ALA - June 26-July 2, 2008

Anime Expo - July 3-6, 2008

SD Comic Con - July 24-27, 2008

Otakon 2008 - 08/08-08/10

Blizzcon - 10/10-10/11

Star Trek Convention - 8/6-8/10