Amazing Arizona Comicon Wrap Up Part II

Hey all! This is a little bit different from what you’re used to seeing here, but just recently, we partnered with Geekssociated Press to bring you awesome video coverage from events that we may or may not be able to attend. If we’re there, you’ll get bonus coverage! If we’re not, well then you’ll still get some! Awesome, huh? So, without further ado…check this out:

So what do you think? Pretty awesome, huh? With any luck, this is one con who will continue to grow and be successful and we’ll all be here to tell you all about it!

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Amazing Arizona Comicon Wrap Up Part I

Nearly every weekend in Phoenix has something special going on, but when the artists and cosplayers come together with some of the biggest names in the business, you know a good time is bound to be had by all.  I drove up to Phoenix from Tucson on Friday (day 1) with a general anticipation.  I never knew exactly how the weekend would go, but I knew that:

A) it would be fun and

B) it would be memorable

I finally got to the convention center fashionably late (about 4p) and I couldn’t help but feel mixed emotions when I saw the line of people wrapping around the south building waiting to get in. I’m glad that so many folks wanted to get in, but the line looked nigh unending...
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‘The Walking Dead,’ Stan Lee Q&A, ‘MTV’s The Real World: Portland Hosted by WWE® Superstar The Miz®,’ Henry Winkler Panels Highlight Programming At Wizard World Portland Comic Con

‘Dean Cain, Morena Baccarin, Other Celebrity Panels, Portfolio Reviews, Creator Q&A’s, James Marsters Concert, Game Demos, Evening Parties, Costume Contests, ‘Kids Day’ at Oregon Convention Center, Feb. 22-24

NEW YORK and PORTLAND, Ore. – A wide variety of panels, from sessions with cast members from “MTV’s The Real World,” “The Walking Dead” and The Boondock Saints, to interactive Q&A’s with stars like Henry Winkler, Stan Lee, Dean Cain, Morena Baccarin and others highlight the programming offerings at the inaugural Wizard World Portland Comic Con, Feb. 22-24 at the Oregon Convention Center...

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Battle Cattle

Battle Cattle the Card Game is designed by Steve Jackson Games and based on the miniatures game of the same name by  Wingnut Games. The basic premise of the game is based on bovine mech warfare. Each player (up to 6) takes the role of one of the pre-designed ‘Battle Cattle’ mechs which are exactly the same save the name and color scheme. Once you have drawn your initial cards you’re ready to go.

Generally speaking this is a fast paced game as you dice up your enemies with auto-cannon sprays, rams with your horns, methane strikes, and even slapped with flaming cow pies or burned with flamethrowers. Each side of your mech has points of armor and each card is a direct attack to one of the various parts on your mech...

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Suzanne Young and Jon S. Lewis Join Phoenix Comicon 2013

Phoneix Comicon is proud to announce authors Suzanne Young and Jon S. Lewis will be joining 2013.

Suzanne Young is the author of  A Need So Beautiful, A Want So Wicked, and The Program. She currently lives in Tempe, Arizona, where she drafts novels on restaurant napkins while eating chimichangas. When not writing, Suzanne is a high school English teacher obsessed with books. Young with only be  attending PHXCC Saturday and Sunday.

Jon S. Lewis is the author of the CHAOS with Thomas Nelson. His new book, Domintion comes out in April 2013. Lewis is currently working on a variety of projects that include feature films, comic books, graphic novels, animated series, and a variety of philanthropic endeavors.

Phoenix Comicon is the signature pop culture experience of the southwest...

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