Meta Con Announces Linkara and Possible Oscar

Bloomington, MN – July 23, 2012 – Meta Con, Minneapolis’s massively-multigenre fan convention, is pleased to announce that comic-book reviewer Linkara and comedy rock band Possible Oscar will be appearing at the upcoming 2012 convention. Possible Oscar and Linkara join other guests including musicians Rumgumption and YTCracker, television stars Nakia Burrise, Michael Copon, Jessica Rey and Jason Faunt, martial artist Samurai Dan, abridged series creator LittleKuriboh, and voice actor Todd Haberkorn. Over 2,000 fans will convergence on the Doubletree by Hilton in Bloomington, Minneapolis for Meta Con, from August 31 to September 2, 2012. The full guest list can be

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Upcoming Convention Information – Cyphan 2 and Chicago Comic Con

SDCC 2011 may be over, but it’s still convention season somewhere! This weekend, ASM heads to Cyphan 2, a fan-produced sci-fi/fantasy convention in Rosement, IL. Cyphan is run by a friend of the site, and we like to support local conventions whenever possible. Will we see you there? And after a two week break, we head right back to Rosemont for Chicago Comic Con! We’re looking forward to seeing guests from Star Trek, Buffy, Firefly, Torchwood and more, plus see all the cool costumes, Artists’ Alley, the dealers… it’ll be another fun weekend! If you are at the convention, keep

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Updated Convention Galleries Online

We’ve transferred a lot more of our old ASM galleries to our new format. Check out galleries for these conventions: BotCon 2002 – http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/BotCon-2002/index.html BotCon 2004 – http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/BotCon-2004/index.html Wizard World Chicago 2003 – http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/WizardWorld-Chicago-2003/index.html Wizard World Chicago 2004 – http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/WizardWorld-Chicago-2004/index.html Wizard World Chicago 2005 – http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/WizardWorld-Chicago-2005/index.html Chicago Comic-Con 2009 – http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/Chicago-ComicCon-2009/index.html Chicago Comic-Con 2010 – http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/Chicago-ComicCon-2010/index.html Wizard World East 2003 – http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/WizardWorld-East-2003/index.html Wizard World Philadelphia 2004 – http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/WizardWorld-Philadelphia-2004/index.html

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Wait — We Have A Blog?

We do now!  Welcome to The Geekly Rewind, ASM‘s new blog!  Yes, this is April 1st, but no, it’s not an April Fool’s Day joke.  As I, Phil, just told Adam Pawlus via Twitter, I take pride in never having published an AFD Joke.  Mainly because I don’t think I’ve ever published on AFD before…. But, yes, this is our new blog.  I hope that you’ll come back and visit us while we roll out this new feature.  There will be some kinks to work out at first.  And no, we won’t be updating multiple times a day — we’re

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