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12.12.2014   Win PacSci IMAX movie tickets!

Posted by: Andrea D Win PacSci IMAX movie tickets!
Emerald City Comicon is very excited to announce that we will be partnering with the Pacific Science Center for our 2015 show. We'll post more information about that at a later date, but for now we get to give away PacSci IMAX theater tickets!

We have contests running on our Facebook page, Twitter account, and Tumblr starting today and ending on Monday at 5PM PST. One winner of two tickets will be randomly selected from each contest.

PacSci IMAX current movie showings are:
  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (in IMAX 3D)
  • Interstellar: The IMAX Experience
  • Great White Shark 3D
  • Rocky Mountain Express
  • Flight of the Butterflies 3D
  • Journey to the South Pacific 3D

The tickets received are valid through June 2015, they must be exchanged at the ticket booth for valid admission, they do not guarantee admission to sold out events, are not valid for opening weekend of any film (currently just The Hobbit), and do not include admission to the exhibits. Winners will be contacted and tickets will be mailed to the winners upon receipt of their address.

12.12.2014   Special Guest Announcement: Ani-Mia

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 Ani-Mia

Ani-Mia

A cosplayer and model, she has been traveling the country appearing at conventions, judging costume contests, appearing on panels, along with being in online and print magazines.

12.11.2014   Special Guest Announcement

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Grace Allison

Grace Allison

Artist of Wander: Olive Hopkins And The Ninth Kingdom. Colorist on Memorial, Daredevil, and Trekker: The Train to Avalon Bay.

Benjamin Dewey

Benjamin Dewey

Artist on The Autumnlands: Tooth and Claw, I Was The Cat, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9, Husbands. Creator of The Tragedy Series.

Zac Gorman

Zac Gorman

Cartoonist of Costume Quest: Invasion of the Candy Snatchers, Steven Universe, Adventure Time, Bee and PuppyCat, Bravest Warriors. Creator of Magical Game Time.

Jason Latour

Jason Latour

Comic book writer whose recent work includes Wolverine and the X-Men, Edge of the Spider-Verse, Original Sin, Wolverine: Japan's Most Wanted, Winter Soldier. Also a penciller and cover artist for titles such as Rocket Raccoon, Southern Bastards, Django Unchained, Mighty Avengers.

12.10.2014   Special Guest Announcement: Seanan McGuire

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Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire, aka "Mira Grant," is an award-winning author best known for the October "Toby" Daye books and the Newsflesh trilogy, although she has many other works under both names.  Her latest work is The Best Thing, a series about magical girls and massive mayhem, drawn by Erica Henderson and published by Thrillbent Comics.

12.10.2014   Tales From The Con!

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Laid Out

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12.09.2014   Special Guest Announcement

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Daniel Warren Johnson

Daniel Warren Johnson

Artist on The Ghost Fleet, Chew: Warrior Chicken Poyo, EVE: True Stories, Prophet, and The Shaolin Cowboy. Also the writer and artist of the webcomic Space-Mullet.

Matthew Rosenberg

Matthew Rosenberg

Writer of Ghostface Killah's recent album comic book 36 Seasons, as well as the upcoming We Can Never Go Home, and 12 Reasons To Die, Menu, Intellectual Property.

Nate Taylor

Nate Taylor

Illustrator of The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle, and the forthcoming The Slow Regard of Silent Things, as well as the webcomics Simon and Coming Distractions.

Long Vo

Long Vo

Artist for Marvel vs Capcom: Official Complete Works, Super Street Fighter, The Immortal: Demon In The Blood, Vent, UDON's Art of Capcom, and more.

12.08.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement: Dante Basco

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Dante Basco

Dante Basco

With a career spanning over two and a half decades, he has become a cult classic and pioneering figure in Asian American cinema. After debuting as Rufio in Hook, he quickly jumped to leading roles in Take the Lead, and The Debut, which became the voice of a Filipino American generation. Ever versatile, he's Jake Long in Disney's American Dragon: Jake Long and Prince Zuko in Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender among his many television, movie, and animation credits.
 
He currently is best known as General Iroh in The Legend of Korra.
 
Mr. Basco will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon!

12.05.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement: Karen Allen

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Karen Allen

Karen Allen

After debuting in the cult comedy Animal House, she starred as Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark going toe to toe with Indiana Jones (and returned to the role in Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.) The Illinois native also starred in John Carpenter's Starman, Richard Donner's comedic holiday classic Scrooged, The Sandlot, The Perfect Storm, and was in a recent episode of the CBS drama Blue Bloods.

Ms. Allen will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon!