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Stan Sakai Wins Inaugural Joe Kubert Distinguished Storyteller Award!

Usagi Yojimbo creator/writer/artist Stan Sakai has won the Inaugural Joe Kubert Distinguished Storyteller Award.

The announcement was made Saturday, May 19th at the second annual Comic Con Revolution in Ontario, California.

The award is given by The Joe Kubert School and Atomic Crush Events to outstanding comics creators for their work and commitment to the comics industry.

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Henry Danger Stars To Appear at Comic Con Revolution!

The stars of Nickelodeon’s hit series Henry Danger will make their first appearance together at Comic Con Revolution on Sunday, May 20th at 2:00 pm.

Jace Norman, Cooper Barnes and Tommy Walker will be sitting down for a discussion and Q&A with fans – and will explore favorite episodes, moments, adventures and answer questions from fans during their panel, “Danger Is My Middle Name.”

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Dates Announced for the 2nd Annual Split Screens Festival!

For the Split Screen Festival, a major focus in 2018 will be diversity – from platforms and voices to genders and races both in front of and behind the scenes; as well as thoughtful perspectives and insights about America’s favorite pastime from some of television’s most popular casts and creators.

Split Screens will offer a snapshot of the landscape, where television is today and where it is heading with premiere episodes of highly anticipated new pilots, a refreshing look back at culturally relevant franchises and explore the future of content through the lens of a new generation of rising talent.

The 2018 Split Screens Festival will take place at New York’s IFC Center from Thursday, May 31 through Sunday, June 3. The Festival’s full lineup will be announced in April.

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VIZ Media To Host Sailor Moon SuperS Masquerade at Anime Boston 2018!

Sailor Moon fans can expect an evening of extraordinary cosplay at Anime Boston 2018.

VIZ Media will host the Sailor Moon SuperS Moonlight Masquerade on Friday, March 30th – the opening night of the three-day convention.

Anime Boston takes place March 30th – April 1st at the Hynes Convention Center and the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, MA.

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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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