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FAN EXPO Vancouver Fan Faves and Must-Sees!

FAN EXPO Vancouver, one of the largest fan conventions in the Pacific Northwest, gets underway on Friday, November 10th.

This year’s con includes some top-flight panels (the cast of iZombie, The Flash, Arrow and more); a swak of celebrity photo ops with likes of Grant Gustin, Henry Winkler, Famke Janssen and more; Cosplayers galore, and Sketch Duels, featuring renowned artists including Tom Grummett, Humberto Ramos, Nick Bradshaw, Tony Moore, Leonard Kirk, and more.

FAN EXPO Vancouver runs from November 10-12 at the Vancouver Convention Centre East, 999 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC.

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BOOM! Studios and GLAAD Announce ‘The Future Is LGBTQ’ Panel at New York Comic Con!

BOOM! Studios and GLAAD announce The Future is LGBTQ panel at New York Comic Con (NYCC) 2017.

The panel will be moderated by Vulture editor Abraham Riesman and will feature several well known comics creators (including Marvel’s America’s Gabby Rivera, Lumberjanes’ Brooklyn Allen, DC’s Justice League of america’s Steve Orlando and BOOM! Studio’s The Woods creator James Tynion IV – among others) discussing LGBTQ representation in pop culture and the path toward a brighter and more inclusive future.

New York Comic con 2017 runs from October 5-8 at New York’s Javits Center.

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BAND-MAID & Babyraids Japan Lead Programming at J-Pop Summit 2017!

J-Pop Summit 2017 has announced its music performance programming slate for this year’s celebration of all things Japanese.

BABY-MAID and Babyraids Japan are among the music headliners – along with May’n, YANAKIKU and more.

Also featured are the Sake Summit and the Ramen Summit – highlighting two of Japan’s biggest exports – and the first-ever J-POP SUMMIT Artist Project.

J-Pop Summit 2017 will be held the weekend of September 9th & 10th at the Fort Mason Center for Arts and culture located in San Francisco’s Marina district.

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D23 Expo: Animated Spider-Man Gets Premiere Date; Guardians Gets Season Three Premiere Date

Marvel Television has announced premiere dates for the much anticipated animated series Marvel’s Spider-Man – and the season three premiere date of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout.

The voice cast for Marvel’s Spider-Man was also revealed – and includes Marvel’s chief creative officer Joe Quesada.

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BOOM! Studios Road to San Diego Day 6 – Kong: Gods of Skull Island!

On its sixth day on the road to San Diego Comic-Con 2017, BOOM! Studios announces Kong: Gods of Skull Island – a standalone story.

‘…I wanted to see more of that tribe’s culture in the films… after all, theysurvived for generations at the bottom of the food chain in the harshest, deadliest environment on Earth, and they worshipped Kong as a living god.’

Kon: Gos of Skul Island is a one-shot that is written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson and illustrated by Chad Lewis. It will in comics shops in October.

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BOOM! Studios’ Road To San Diego: Day 2 – Tyson Hesse’s Diesel: Gear Shift Special!

BOOM! Studios has announced the return of Dee Diesel – hero of BOOM! Box graphic novel, Diesel: Ignition – in Tyson Hesse’s Diesel: Gear Shift Special, for Day 2 of BOMM! Studios: The Road to San Diego.

Gear Shift begins immediately following the events of Ignition and ‘takes Dee and her crew in a totally new direction that I think fans of the first story will really enjoy!’

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 takes place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, during the weekend of July 19 – July 23.

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Freeform Returns To San Diego with Shadowhunters and Stitchers!

SHADOWHUNTERS – MATTHEW DADDARIO, KATHERINE MCNAMARA, EMERAUDE TOUBIA, DOMINIC SHERWOOD (ABC Family/John Medland)

Freeform is returning to San Diego Comic-Con with its hit shows Shadowhunters and Stitchers.

Each show will have a panel with cast and executive producers, creating a two-hour block in the Hilton Bayfront’s Indigo Ballroom on July 20th.

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 takes place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, during the weekend of July 19 – July 23.

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BOOM! Studios’ Road To San Diego: Day 1 – Discover Your Free Drink!

BOOM! Studios and Twentieth Century Fox want to thank their fans at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 by partnering for the 2017 BOOM! Studios Drink Up – the longest-running annual party open to fans thrown by a comic book company at Comic-Con International in San Diego.

To celebrate the most successful year in BOOM! Studios history, the company and Twentieth Century Fox Film want to buy the first 1,000 fans their first drink at the BOOM! Studios Drink Up for free! (Fans must present valid ID to show they are of legal drinking age to receive alcoholic beverages.)

The annual event will once again be held on Thursday, July 20th beginning at 9pm at the Odysea Lounge, located on the second floor of the Hilton Bayfront Hotel.

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The Legend of Zelda Manga Creators To Appear at NY Comic-Con 2017!

VIZ Media and ReedPOP are bringing the creative team of The Legend of Zelda manga series – Akira Himekawa, the pseudonym of A. Honda and S. Nagano, to New York Comic-Con 2017.

The pair will make their first professional appearance at New York Comic Con for a series of special events and autograph sessions.

New York Comic Con will take place October 5-8, 2017. To attend NYCC, Fans must complete a Fan Verification profile for the opportunity to purchase Tickets.

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Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior Announce Star-Filled Events at D23 Expo 2017!

DESCENDANTS 2 – Disney Channel’s original movie “Descendants 2” stars Thomas Doherty stars as Harry, China Anne McClain as Uma and Dylan Playfair as Gil. (Disney Channel/Bob D’Amico)

The stars of The Descendants 2 and Tangled: The Series will highlight the presence of Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior at D23 Expo 2017 in Anaheim, California.

Fans will get to see Scrooge McDuck’s money bin and attend a Duck Tales Q&A.

Cast members from Stuck in the Middle, Bizaardvark, K.C. Undercover, Walk the Prank, and MECH-X4 will greet fans at the D23 Expo’s Talent Central throughout the weekend. 

D23 Expo 2017 runs takes place from Friday, July 14–Sunday, July 16 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

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Zachary Levi To Host Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con!

Zachary Levi (Chuck, Tangled, Thor: Ragnarok) has been chosen to host Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con this summer.

Airing live on SYFY from Thursday, July 20 to Saturday, July 22 at 11/10c, the three-night broadcast will once again bring the largest genre-focused celebration in the world to fans across the U.S.

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