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Skeletons, Birds and Monsters join Keen Halloween

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The Skeleton will rise again. Every year on October 1st, the Skeleton in the Closet rises from his grave bringing Halloween spirit to ghouls and boils all over the world. Chad Shea, M.S.B., author of Skeleton in the Closet and President of Armand Prosper LLC joins Keen Halloween to share this instant family tradition. Hear the tales, learn the secrets, and bring home your own Skeleton in the Closet at Keen Halloween September 24-25 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Another exhibitor, Fallen Feathers is a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation facility and exotic bird rescue located in NW Phoenix.  Fallen Feathers will be providing education and photo opportunities with their birds at Keen Halloween...

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Press Release: Keen Halloween

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Keen Halloween is Your One Stop Shop for All Things Spooktacular!

This is where costumes and candy are just the beginning.

Phoenix – Square Egg Entertainment, the creative minds behind Phoenix Comicon and Phoenix Fan Fest, are now bringing you Keen Halloween! The Kickoff event is just weeks away and celebrates the passion for Halloween for both children and adults alike with spooky unique Halloween vendors, workshops, and costumes galore!

Their vendor hall is now two-thirds sold out with Halloween home decor, jewelry, and art not seen before in Phoenix. Additionally, there will be tons of programming to entertain and educate everyone from the most dedicated enthusiast to folks with just a passing interest in the fall holiday and the aesthetics surrounding it!

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Arizona iCon’s First Annual Toy Convention

Another convention comes to Arizona and its name is iCon.  Arizona
iCon is a toy and pop culture convention and it features many local toy
collectors and dealers.  Many of the
collectors and dealers involved in the convention are permanent vendors at “The
Collector Marketplace” in Phoenix,
Arizona. 
iCon was created to be a convention that was solely based on
the love of toys and collectible items.   It was located in Glendale,
AZ at the Glendale Civic
Center.  The con featured many well known vendors that
have graced their presence at several conventions and some other less known
ones as well.  It had some great sponsors
this year like: Pop Culture Paradise, Toy Anxiety, Drawn to Comics, Gotham City
Comics, Arizona Collector’s Marketplace and more.
 Keeping in the
tradit...
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Phoenix Comicon 2014

Phoenix Comicon 2014 has come and gone. It seems that I wait all year for this one weekend and suddenly it’s here and just as fast it’s gone. I’ve referred to it as the 3.5 longest shortest days of the year. The days whip by being surrounded by amazing talent and in my case, friends..yet, at the end of the day, the physical exhaustion (and my fitbit!) tell me just how long the day actually was. In fact, even on the shortest day, I averaged walking about 4+ miles each day! No wonder I had some sore feet and legs!

Now…on with the good, the bad and the summary!

The Good –

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Adam Beechen, Paige Braddock, Joe Corroney, Phil Hester, Brian and Kristy Miller, Todd Nauck, Brian Pulido and Andy Runton to Join PHXCC 2014

Phoenix Comicon is proud to announce
that comic book artists Adam Beechen, Paige Braddock, Joe Corroney, Phil
Hester, Brian and Kristy Miller, Todd Nauck, Brian Pulido and Andy Runton will
be attending Comicon 2014.
“At Phoenix Comicon, we can never have
enough comics guests and we are very excited about the large number that will
be here for 2014,” says Convention Director Matt Sorberg.
Adam Beechen is an American comic book writer best known for
writing Countdown to Adventure.
Beechen has written scripts for various cartoons, such as Teen
Titans
, Rugrats, The Batman and Pink Panther and Pals.
For comics, Beechen has wrote several Rugrats and Rocket Power
comic strips for Nickelodeon Magazine and scripts for Teen Titans Go!
And Justice League Unlimited for DC Comics.
Paige B...
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