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HEROESCON 2019 :: GUEST ANNOUNCEMENTS *ROUND 2*

February 13, 2019 By: Karla Southern Category: EVENTS, Guest List, HeroesCon, HeroesCon News, Uncategorized

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HEROES CONVENTION 2019 ::
Guest Announcements – Round Two!

Heroes is happy to announce our SECOND wave of Featured Guests for our 2019 Convention!

Start making your “must-see” list NOW! Lots of artists start their commission lists well in advance of the convention, so be sure to check their websites and social media!

Keep an eye of the Heroes Hotline, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter as we continue to add more great artist to our 2019 Guest List!

FEBRUARY 13
Bill Amend
Allen Bellman
Pat Broderick
Ryan Browne
Andrew Buck
Chris Campana
J Chris Campbell
Vic Carrabotta
Ryan Cody
Patrick Dean
Marc Deering
Eryk Donovan
Marie Enger
Francesco Francavilla
Scott Godlewski
Gene Gonzales
J Gonzo
Randy Green
Tom Grummett
Brian Hurtt
Justin Jordan
Keenan Marshall Keller 
Karl Kesel
Matt Kindt
Sharlene Kindt
Mike Kunkel
Rick Leonardi
Mike Maihack
Kevin Mellon
Jason Moore
Tom Neely 
Andrew Pepoy
Ron Randall
Matt Santorelli
Marlin Shoop
Uko Smith
Mark Waid
Joey Weiser
Jeremy Whitley
Kelly Williams
Matt Wilson
Craig Yoe
Skottie Young
Chip Zdarsky

JANUARY 26
Duane Ballenger 
Darryl Banks
Thomas Boatwright
Chad Bowers
Wes Brooks
Chuck Brown
Chris Brunner
Eric Canete
Bridgit Connell
Katie Cook
Shawn Crystal
Kelly Sue Deconnick
Mason Dickerson
Joey Ellis
Steve Epting
Mark Evanier
Michel Fiffe
Scott Fogg
Charles Forsman
Matt Fraction
Jenny Frison
Monica Gallagher
José Luís Garcia-López
Joe Giella
Michael Golden
Stephen Green
Sanford Greene
Tom Grindberg
Rob Guillory
Gene Ha
John Hairston Jr.
Bob Hall
Craig Hamilton
Cully Hamner
Scott Hanna
Dustin Harbin
Tony Harris
Jason Horn
Casey Jones
Kelley Jones
Chris Kemple
Greg Land
Jason Latour
Mindy Lee
Steve Mannion
John Mccrea
Bill Mckay
Drew Moss
Cary Nord
Jerry Ordway
Tom Palmer
Dan Panosian
Joe Pekar
Ramón Pérez
Ed Piskor
Eric Powell
Pat Quinn
Rod Reis
Rico Renzi
Andrew Robinson
Budd Root
Don Rosa
Jim Rugg
Andy Runton
Stan Sakai
Matteo Scalera
Bill Sienkiewicz
Hoyt Silva
Chris Sims
Andy Smith
Storme Smith
Chris Sparks
Domo Stanton
Kyle Starks
Joe Staton
Brian Stelfreeze
John Timms
Wilfredo Torres
Dean Trippe
Charles Vess
Michael Watkins
Lee Weeks
David Antoine Williams
Renee Witterstaetter
Mike Zeck

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HEROESCON :: THANK YOU AND SAVE THE DATE!

June 19, 2018 By: Rico Renzi Category: HeroesCon, HeroesCon News

2019_posterThank you once again to all the amazing creators, exhibitors, vendors, and fans for another great Heroes Convention! Thanks to all the volunteers who make it possible for our tiny staff to pull off such a large show! We couldn’t do it without you! Mark your calendars for HeroesCon 2019, we’ll see you June 14-16 next year!

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HEROESCON 2018 :: JUNE 15-17, 2018

June 21, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: Guest List, HeroesCon, HeroesCon News

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Thanks to every fan, creator, vendor, and volunteer who helped us pull off our biggest show yet. It’s going to be hard to top our 35th Anniversary HeroesCon but we’ve already announced our dates and our first guest! Evan “Doc” Shaner will be joining us for HeroesCon 2018, June 15-17. Put it on your calendar and we’ll see you there. Now, back to moving our store! 

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HEROESCON 2016: EXHIBITOR LISTING

June 09, 2016 By: Karla Southern Category: EVENTS, Exhibitors, HeroesCon, HeroesCon News, NEWS, Uncategorized

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HeroesCon 2016 has expanded to 240,000 square feet and will host nearly 200 of the BEST exhibitors in the country! Check them out here in advance, and make plans to visit them all at our 34th Annual Show June 17-19!!

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HEROESCON 2015 IS ALMOST HERE! KICK-OFF PARTY TOMORROW NIGHT! DRINK & DRAW FRIDAY!

June 17, 2015 By: Rico Renzi Category: HeroesCon, HeroesCon News, Schedule

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HeroesCon 2015 :: Exhibitors

May 22, 2015 By: Karla Southern Category: HeroesCon, HeroesCon News

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HeroesCon 2015 will host the BEST exhibitors in the country! Check them out here in advance, and make plans to visit them all at our 33rd Annual Show June 19-21!!

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HEROES CON 2015 EXCLUSIVE :: SECRET WARS #1 VARIANT by ZECK & BEATTY :: PRE-SALE

April 17, 2015 By: Rico Renzi Category: DISCUSS, Feast Your Eyes, Guest List, HeroesCon, HeroesCon News

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Hey y’all! Rico, your Heroes Creative Director here (I sound like Julie from the Love Boat), to tell you about our HeroesCon exclusive Secret Wars #1 variant cover. Let’s get the business out of the way first. This thing is beautiful and it’s available for pre-order now. Get it HERE.

Seth_notesWhen Marvel decided to bring back Secret Wars for 2015′s mega crossover event we knew we had to get our friends Mike Zeck and John Beatty involved and tie it all together with their appearance at HeroesCon 2015 (June 19-21). We asked these comics legends to revisit their classic Black Suit Spider-Man cover from Secret Wars #8. Once they agreed Shelton (the boss!), Justin (Store Manager), Seth (Warehouse Manager), and I got to work brainstorming which characters we’d like to appear on the cover. We placed Miles in the center and then worked out from there. This was a LOT of fun for us as you can probably imagine.

SW_zeck_RoughThe next step was gathering character reference for Mike to work from while getting Marvel approvals along the way. We sent these over to Mike and he quickly finished his “rough” sketch. That’s the one over there that pretty much looks like a finished cover illustration. Whoa! Mike then completes his pencils, approvals again and then it’s over to John Beatty for some silky inks. Beautiful!
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Now the cover heads back to us for colors and trade dress. Since we already changed so much from the original, we thought keeping a similar color scheme, the original logo and corner box would finish this off nicely. Thankfully we didn’t have to work from old scans or build all of that from scratch. Mike had already created a vector file of the entire Secret Wars #8 cover which he very graciously allowed us to use for this! A few tweaks here and there and it was finally complete! We think it’s a great looking cover that honors the past while featuring some great current characters along with favorites from all eras.
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Thanks for reading and thanks to Mike Zeck and John Beatty for doing this wonderful cover for us!

Secret Wars #1 comes out on May 6th but you can pre-order a copy now by going HERE. Of course if we have any left, we will have them at HeroesCon, June 19-21 where you can get both Mike Zeck and John Beatty to sign yours.

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HEROESCON 2015 GUEST LIST UPDATE :: MANAPUL, WILLINGHAM, & MORE!

March 27, 2015 By: Rico Renzi Category: Guest List, HeroesCon, HeroesCon News, NEWS

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We just added 17 guests to ever-growing and amazing guest list of comic creators! Click the image above to see the update and get your 3-day passes to HeroesCon today!

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::HEROESCON PANEL UPDATE!!!!:: ARCHIE MOVES; GCD ADDED::

June 18, 2014 By: Andy Mansell Category: EVENTS, HeroesCon News, Schedule

It wouldn’t be a major convention of any sort without a bit of last minute shuffling. We have  a time/date change and an addition.

First the change:

Due to some travel issues, The ARCHIE PANEL originally scheduled for Friday at 4:00 has been moved to SATURDAY at 2:00pm.

SATURDAY 2:00PM Room 201
PART I :: ARCHIE: Life, Afterlife and Beyond
Join moderator Jimmy Aquino (COMIC NEWS INSIDER) in a talk about the major events happening at Archie Comics – from the hit horror series AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE to the upcoming “Death of Archie” in the pages of LIFE WITH ARCHIE and much more – with an all-star cast of Archie staff and stars, including artist FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (Afterlife with Archie), PAUL KAMINSKI (Archie Comics Executive Director of Editorial) and Red Circle Comics Editor and Archie SVP – Publicity and Marketing ALEX SEGURA.
PART II :: ARCHIE: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG and MEGAMAN
Get the inside scoop on what’s coming up in Archie’s best-selling “Action” line of video game titles, including SONIC THE HEDGEHOG, SONIC UNIVERSE and MEGA MAN, with SONIC/MEGA MAN editor PAUL KAMINSKI and long-time Sonic and Mega Man creators IAN FLYNN and TRACY YARDLEY

and we have a special addition to the schedule:

SATURDAY

Room 206
10:30 am
MEET THE GRAND COMICBOOK DATABASE (GCD)

Find out what all goes into compiling and maintaining the enormous (and indispensable) GRAND COMIC BOOK DATABASE. BOB BAILEY, WILL ALLRED, DANIEL NAUSCHUETZ and STEVEN ROWE will explain the challenging process of indexing comics.  Thanks to their efforts, the GCD has become the go-to source for creator listings.  DC and Marvel both use the GCD for their archives. Stop by dive deep into comics and comics’ history and prepare to be astounded by their Herculean effort.

The best just keeps getting bester.

 

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HEROES CONVENTION IS FOR EVERYONE!

June 17, 2014 By: Rico Renzi Category: DISCUSS, HeroesCon, HeroesCon News

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A WORD ABOUT CONDUCT AT HEROESCON
HeroesCon is dedicated to providing a fun, safe and harassment-free convention experience for everyone regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We will not tolerate harassment of anyone in any form. Convention participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from HeroesCon without a refund at the discretion of the convention organizers.
Exhibitors, sponsors and guests are subject to our anti-harassment policy as well and in particular, exhibitors should not use images or material that surpasses a PG-13 rating at their booths. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use over-sexualized or excessively gory clothing/uniforms/costumes.
If you are being harassed, witness someone else being harassed or have any other concerns, please contact a member of the HeroesCon staff or a volunteer. We are happy to contact our security or local law enforcement, provide escort, a safe place or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the convention.
All attendees, exhibitors and staff are subject to this anti-harassment policy and are expected to follow these rules at all HeroesCon events.  This policy goes for the show floor and after-hours events at our host hotels as well.
Thank you!
-Shelton Drum
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