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Bruce Campbell to Join PHXCC 2014

Phoenix
Comicon is proud to announce that actor Bruce Campbell will be attending
Comicon 2014. 

Bruce Campbell is an American actor who is best known for his character of Ash
Williams in the cult horror Evil Dead series of movies.
“We are very excited to announce our first guest for
Phoenix Comicon 2014 as Bruce Campbell,” says Convention Director Matt Soberg.
Campbell burst onto the scene in 1981’s The Evil Dead,
in which he is part of a group of college kids staying at a remote cabin in the
woods when demonic shenanigans begin to unfold. Despite its low budget, the
film went on to become one of the the most iconic cult horror movies and help to
launch the careers of both Campbell, and his friend and director, Sam Raimi.
Campbell would reprise the role of Ash 
for sequels, Evi...
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Pass Me A Slice

If you’re familiar with burlesque
and happen to live in the southwest you may have heard of a performer by the
name of Pisa Cake. Let me tell you, she’s the whole f#@$ing cake. Recently, I
had a chance to sit down with her, on her birthday no less, and talk about her
performance acts, including a Princess Peach act she’s been asked to perform at
the upcoming Phoenix Comic Con this May. We decided to meet up at the Chrystal
Rhinestone Boutique near downtown Tucson where most of the local dancers come
to buy their bling. Taking in the luxurious furniture and gourmet coffee nook, I
can see why they stay to chat long after a purchase has been made.
When Pisa comes in she’s
already wearing the wig, which she laughingly agreed doesn’t convert well in
reality...
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PHXCC 2013 Street Team Event for Charity Slated for April 13th

Phoenix Comicon is proud to announce that our Street
Team will be at the Ultrastar Family Fun Shootout on April 13th.
“The
Ultrastar even will be a wonderful afternoon of fun and for a good cause,” says
Marketing Director Jillian Squires. 
Costume and Fan groups, come out for an afternoon of fun to benefit Kids Need
to Read. Our awesome Street Team will be at the
Ultrastar Family Fun Shootout on April 13th from Noon to 4pm
at Harrah’s Ak Chin. For more information, visit the
event’s website at http://sknr.net/2013/02/22/phoenix-area-fan-clubs-to-battle-it-out-for-charity/
Phoenix Comicon is the signature pop culture
experience of the southwest. Comicon is presenting guests and programming for
hobbyists by attracting the top segments of the comics, anime, sci-fi...
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Geof Darrow, Alex Sinclair, Anthony Spay and Billy Tucci Join PHXCC 2013

Phoenix Comicon is proud to announce that comic book artists Geof Darrow, Alex Sinclair, Anthony Spay and Billy Tucci  will be attending Comicon 2013.

“We are so happy to be continuing to add such great comic book artists at the date for the event is fast approaching,” says Marketing Director Jillian Squires.

Geof Darrow  comic book artist, best known for his work on Hard Boiled and The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot. Hard Boiled (1990) was a 3-part mini-series collaborated on with Frank Miller. Darrow would go on to win the 1991 Eisner Award for Best Writer/Artist. Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot (1996) was later developed into a 26 episode animated series of the same name, produced by Columbia TriStar Television and Dark Horse Entertainment, which aired from 1999 to 2001...

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PHXCC Looking for Information Desk Volunteers for 2013


Phoenix Comicon is still looking for some great
Information Desk volunteers for our 2013 event.
“We
value all of our volunteers and working at the Information Desk is a great way
to interact with our attendees and to learn a lot about the convention that you
wouldn’t know otherwise,” says Convention Director Matt Sorberg.

As a volunteer for the Info Desk staff, you will be:

ñ  Working shifts at the Info Desk during the convention
to answer attendee questions with accurate information.
ñ  Assist with answering phones and emails during and
before the convention.
ñ  Will need to attend training sessions and meetings to
be prepared for the event.
We
are looking for team players that like to work with people. Customer Service
experience preferred but not required.
For
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