The gaming convention AnonyCon returns to Stamford, CT the weekend of December 5th-7th. Gamers of all types will gather to enjoy a wide variety of tabletop, live-action, board and card games. Note that some games require advance registration. Get more information at http://anonycon.com/.
Super Megafest will bring its annual mix of actors, artists, musicians, and celebrity figures to Framingham, MA the weekend of November 22nd and 23rd. Currently scheduled guests include Hulk Hogan, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Denise Crosby, and Lee Majors and Lindsay Wagner, plus many more. Visit http://www.newenglandsupermegafest.com/ to keep up with the latest details.
NorthEast Comic Con is a comics, collectibles and pop culture expo being held December 6th and 7th at Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, MA. Guests are scheduled to Christopher Judge of “Stargate SG-1”, Nicholas Brendon of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, Gary K. Wolf of “Roger Rabbit”, and many other actors, artists, and authors. Visit http://pcx-necc.com/ to learn more.
Rock and Shock, a horror convention and music festival, will once again raise hell in Worcester, MA the weekend of October 17-19. The convention has a long list of actors, writers and artists scheduled to attend, including Brad Dourif of “Chucky” and many other genre roles, Tara Reid of “Sharknado,” and bands like GWAR. Visit http://rockandshock.com/ to view the complete guest list.
New York Comic Con will be held October 9-12 at the Javits Center in New York City. They have a huge guest list, including people from comics, television, movies, art, and more; see the website at http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/! (Tip: details are hidden under the triple-bar icon in the top right corner of their website.)
There will be yet another Another Anime Convention this year! It will be held October 17-19 in Manchester, NH, and features voice actors, musicians, panels, artists, vendors, and of course cosplay events galore. For more information visit http://www.anotheranimecon.com/
The Geeky Kink Event, originally founded in New Jersey, has spun off a New England incarnation. This convention for adult geeks will be held in Warwick, RI the weekend of August 15th-17th. The Guest of Honor will be writer and publisher Cecilia Tan. See http://geekykinknewengland.com/ to learn more.
[Tip from James of The Rhode Island Science Fiction Club]