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ANDY SERKIS TO ATTEND RHODE ISLAND COMIC CON

on September 29, 2017 - 4:11pm

Andy Serkis will be attending Rhode Island Comic Con.  Celebrity Authentics sent a teaser announcement last night via email, while the official announcement came moments ago via RICC's social media accounts.

"Please welcome Andy Serkis to #RICC2017!

Serkis is best known for his role as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit, Kong in King Kong, Caesar in Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Captain Haddock / Sir Francis Haddock in Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin and Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

STAR WARS AUTOGRAPH NEWS 2017 GUIDE TO NEW YORK COMIC CON

on September 26, 2017 - 3:06pm

It's that time again!  Here is the 2017 edition of the Star Wars Autograph News Guide to New York Comic Con! There's more Star Wars content this year than any in recent memory and we want to make sure you don't miss any of it. From superstars Mark Hamill and Felicity Jones to fan favorites Ashley Eckstein and Timoth Zahn and rare appearances by Glyn Dillon and Greg Hilderbrand, this year has something for every fan of the GFFA! If you read closely you'll even see your chance to catch FN-2187 in person.

So read on to see where your favorite signers will be appearing throughout the show.

RHODE ISLAND COMIC CON STAR WARS WEEK RECAP

on August 27, 2017 - 5:04pm

Rhode Island Comic Con's 2017 edition of "Star Wars Week" is in the books. Here's a breakdown of the guests, exclusives and costumers we can expect to see when RICC returns to the Rhode Island Convention Center November 10th-12th. Narratives below each image are from RICC's Facebook Page.

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

"Please welcome Mary Elizabeth McGlynn to #RICC2017!

Mary is an accomplished voice actress and director who has worked on hundreds of projects in her career in the animated film, television, and video game industries.

In the Star Wars universe, Mary plays Governor Pryce in Star

GET READY FOR RHODE ISLAND COMIC CON STAR WARS WEEK 2017

on August 21, 2017 - 12:36am

The wait is over for the traditional "Star Wars Week" from Rhode Island Comic Con.  This week we will get getting our first big wave of Star Wars guests for their 2017 show, which happens November 10th-12th at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.  The announcement was made via the show's social media accounts.

"You've been asking and we're here to tell you...

It's Star Wars Week!!!

#StarWarsWeek #ricomiccon #WhoWillItBe"

Rhode Island has already announced several Star Wars guests for their 2017 show.

A HISTORY LESSON: THE CORPORATIONS BEHIND THE CON

on August 16, 2017 - 11:29am

How many degrees of separation are there between Boston Comic Con and a shipping list that hung in a London coffee shop in 1734?  What about Star Wars Celebration and a 16th century Dutch humanist ? Not as many as you may think and the answers lie in the history of the corporations that ultimately own both of these shows

While writing about the transition of Boston Comic Con to Fan Expo Boston (you can read that HERE) I became interested in learning more about Fan Expo HQ, which has owned Boston Comic Con (in addition to 8 other conventions) for the past year.

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