Dark Horse Announces New York Comic-Con 2012 Schedule!

MILWAUKIE, OR—It’s here! New York Comic-Con is upon us, and Dark Horse Comics is telling you all the goods ahead of time! Plan accordingly!

NYCC 2012 Dark Horse Comics Signing Schedule:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11
3:00 p.m.            THE ART OF CAMILLA D’ERRICO: Camilla D’Errico
4:00 p.m.            THE MIGHTY SKULLBOY ARMY: Jacob Chabot
5:00 p.m.            ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES: Joshua Williamson
6:00 p.m.            THE VICTORIES: Michael Avon Oeming
7:00 p.m.            DR. MCNINJA: Christopher Hastings
8:00 p.m.            STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC & LOST TRIBE OF THE SITH: Andrea Mutti

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12
10:00 a.m.            DYNAMICS PRESENTS DARK HORSE SUPERHEROES: Phil Noto (Ghost), Jos...

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World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

Mists of Pandaria is the latest expansion for Blizzard’s powerhouse World of Warcraft.  With this
expansion comes:

Level cap raised to 90

New zones to explore

A new playable race, the Pandaran

A new player class – the Monk

New dungeons and raids

New achievements

A new pet battling system

The Pandarans are Panda like creatures. The males are large and remind me of the Kung Fu Panda.  I was not sure how I would feel about a “fluffy” toon, but I must say, they are fun.  Despite their size they move very gracefully and give a distinct Asian theme to the game.

The new class, the Monk, is a very versatile class. Monks are a hand-to-hand specialists and can only wear leather. Despite this they are tough...

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Con Recap: Wizard World Ohio Part 2

When last we met to talk about this con, it was Friday night and I was zonked out in the hotel room. At least I think that’s where we left off. If it’s not just go with it. That way we can talk all about Saturday!

Since I had covered most of the con floor on Friday, I decided to be lazy and sleep in on Saturday. In reality, I tried to. The hotel cleaning crew had other ideas. While they respected the Do Not Disturb sign on my door by not coming into the room, they didn’t grasp the concept that sweeping the hall outside my door and the rooms on either side of me might be disturbing. In the end, I gave up and headed back down to the con.

This time, however, my little lot was full. So, I tried following the signs for the convention center parking. That didn’t go so well...

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Con Recap: Wizard World Ohio Part 1

Like any con that I attend, this one started out with travel. I am thrilled to report that my 5 hour drive to the Columbus area was uneventful. Pretty exciting start, huh? Don’t worry. I promise it gets better.

My first stop was to check into my hotel room. Now, since we’re still pretty small, we went with a pretty small priced hotel. Someday though, we’ll be among the awesome who stay at convention hotels. Luckily, I don’t mind a bit of adventure when it comes to staying in a hotel. Besides, quite often I walk away with a story to tell. This con choice? The Microtel on Stringtown Road in Grove City. Yep, Stringtown Road. I think I giggled every single time the gps told me to get off there. It’s just such a fun name...

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‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ 25-Year Reunion Set for Wizard World New Orleans

Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Gates McFadden Added To Celebration At New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

NEW YORK and NEW ORLEANS, October 3, 2012
– It has been 25 years since “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” hit the air.  Now, seven main members of that historic show will reunite as Patrick Stewart (Captain Jean-Luc Picard), Jonathan Frakes (Commander William T. Riker), LeVar Burton (Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge), Michael Dorn (Lieutenant Worf), Marina Sirtis (Counselor Deanna Troi), Brent Spiner (Lt. Commander Data) and Gates McFadden (Dr. Beverly Crusher) will attend Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

The series, which ran for seven seasons from 1987 thro...

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