Category: NH

Another Anime Convention 2014

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/

Author Appearance: John Scalzi

John Scalzi is on tour with his new novel Lock In and will be making two stops in New England:

See the entire tour schedule at http://whatever.scalzi.com/2014/06/30/the-2014-lock-in-tour-how-to-get-signed-books-even-if-you-cant-make-the-tour/.

Author Appearance: Kurt Springs

Kurt Springs will read and sign his new novel The Price of Vengeance on the following dates:

New Hampshire Renaissance Faire 2014

The 2014 New Hampshire Renaissance Faire will be held May 10th, 11th, 17th, and 18th in Kingston, NH.

The NH Renaissance Faire is a family friendly, educational, visual, theatrical and fantastical event held in gorgeous, (and central), Kingston, NH. From historical knights to fantastical fairies, NHRF brings together education and fun for the whole family. Our merchants are mainly local artisans with an emphasis on hand made items including costumes, jewelry, pottery, herbals, weaponry, and more. Some will even demonstrate their craft live for your enjoyment.

Learn more at http://www.nhrenfaire.com/.

Granite State Comicon 2014

The Granite State Comicon returns to Manchester, NH September 13th and 14th, featuring artists, voice actors, dealers, gaming, contests and much more. Visit http://www.granitecon.com/ for details.

[Tip from Jessa of Good to be a Geek]

The ROCK Comic Expo

The ROCK Comic Expo is a comic book and pop culture event happening May 10th in Salem, NH. There will be comics artists, games, a cosplay contest, and more. Visit http://www.therockcomicexpo.com/ to learn more.

Marvel Universe Live

Tickets are going on sale for “Marvel Universe Live,” a live-action show based on the Marvel characters.

Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original story that brings more than 25 Marvel characters together on one epic quest. The story is framed around the battle over the Cosmic Cube, the source of ultimate power and one of the most feared and coveted treasures in the Marvel Universe, that has been shattered into pieces by the Mighty Thor in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. With the pieces scattered across the globe, Thor’s villainous brother Loki devises a scheme to clone its powers, inciting a threat that could not only decimate Earth but also obliterate the Universe.

To defeat Loki, Marvel’s biggest Super Heroes must band together, including The Avengers – Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk and Thor along with Spider-Man and Wolverine, must trek across the globe to retrieve the Cosmic Cube fragments and unite them. As the Super Heroes track the Cube, they will encounter some of their biggest adversaries including Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, Red Skull, Madame Hydra, Aldrich Killian, Electro and more, in the quest for the very same fragments. These foes have no problem teaming up if it gets them closer to their ultimate goal of world domination.

The show will come to the following New England locations in 2015 — yes, that’s 2015, a year and a half away.

Hartford, CT — October 23 to October 25, 2015
Manchester, NH — October 29 to November 1, 2015

The website also lists “Worchester, MA” as a “coming soon” entry, no date given but presumably also in 2015. There are also shows in New York and New Jersey if those work better for you. See the complete tour list and buy tickets at http://www.marveluniverselive.com/tours-tickets.php.

(Hail Hydra.)

Free Comic Book Day Events

Here are some comic book stores that are hosting special events on Free Comic Book Day, May 3rd. Check with your local comic book store to see what’s happening there!

New Hampshire

Jetpack Comics, Rochester: http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/10/nh-fcbd-tmnt-reunion/

Stairway to Heaven Comics, Exeter: http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/14/nh-free-comic-book-day-2014-2/

Harrison’s Comics, Nashua: http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/28/nhma-free-comic-book-day-2014/

Double Midnight Comics, Manchester: http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/03/28/nh-free-comic-book-day-2014/

Maine

Shellback Artworks, Wells: http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/11/tmnt-30th-anniversary-signing/

Massachusetts

That’s Entertainment, Worcester: http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/12/ma-free-comic-book-day-2014/

Comicazi, Somerville: http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/28/ma-free-comic-book-day-2014-3/

New England Comics, multiple locations: http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/26/ma-fcbd-new-england-comics/

Rubber Chicken Comics, Bellingham: http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/26/ma-free-comic-book-day-2014-2/

Harrison’s Comics, Salem and Woburn: http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/04/28/nhma-free-comic-book-day-2014/

Free Comic Book Day 2014

Free Comic Book Day is May 3rd this year! Be sure to check in with your local comic book shop to learn about any special events they may have! You can learn more about this event at http://www.freecomicbookday.com/.

Black Swan Inn Renaissance Festival 2014

The Black Swan Inn Renaissance Festival will be held in Tilton, NH June 28th and 29th. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/BlackSwanInnRenFest/info.

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