Pictures from GraniteCon 2016

By Jason Harris

 

The 14th GraniteCon took place once again at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, New Hampshire on Sept. 17 and 18.

Author Stacey Longo.

The Joker.

Artist Karen Gosselin and her daughter.

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Emmet Brickowoski.

Author David Price.

Deadpool and friend.

Zoom and Felicity Smoak.

Joker and Harley Quinn.

Pictures from Day 2 and 3 of ConnectiCon Part 2

By Jason Harris

Jack Skellington and Sally.


Deadpool.


Stormtrooper Samurai.




Harley Quinn and Pikachu.



John Rhys-Davies (Raiders of the Lost Ark) talking to a young fan.


Thor.








Harley Quinn and the Joker.


Authors Jamie K. Schmidt, Casey Wyatt, and Corrina Lawson.

This is the last ConnectiCon picture post. Thank you for taking the time to look at them.

Pictures from Northeast Comic Con

By Jason Harris

 

Northeast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza happens twice a year. The first one is always in June while the second one is in December. They take place at the Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, MA.

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Chase Masterson (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)

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Comic book writer Josh Dahl.

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Barry Bostwick (The Rocky Horror Picture Show).

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Shredder a.k.a. Chelsea Von Chastity.

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Author Stacey Longo.

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Kathy Garver (Family Affair).

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Karyn Parsons (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air).

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Deadpool.

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Author Jackie Leduc (right) with her parents.

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Han Solo.

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Ricky Byrd of Joan Jett & The Blackhearts.

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Pixar’s Up’s Carl Fredricksen.

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Puppeteers Bill Diamond and Noel MacNeal.

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Reb Brown (Captain America).

James Tolkan (Back to the Future).

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A Pokemon wedding.

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Artist Steve Lavigne (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles).

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The Delorean.

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Author T.H. Paul.

Josh “Josh 2” Hager of Devo.

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Pictures from the October ChaseCon 2015

By Jason Harris

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Harley Quinn and the Joker.

Harley Quinn and the Joker.

Author Stacey Longo.

Author Stacey Longo.

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Aquawoman.

Aquawoman.

Bonnie Piesse (Star Wars: Episode II and III).

Bonnie Piesse (Star Wars: Episode II and III).

Jack Skellington.

Jack Skellington.

Marty McFly and Doc Brown.

Marty McFly and Doc Brown.

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Xena: Warrior Princess.

Xena: Warrior Princess.

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Artist Paul Castiglia.

Artist Paul Castiglia.

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Dr. Who

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The Joker.

The Joker.

Harley Quinn.

Harley Quinn.

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Jim Martin (The Great Space Coaster).

Jim Martin (The Great Space Coaster).

Saratoga

Saratoga Budo.

Rika Muranaka.

Rika Muranaka.

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Artist Dan

Artist Dan Nakrosis.

Freddy K

Freddy Krueger.

Wrestler Curt Hawkins.

Wrestler Curt Hawkins.

Michael and Diego Mongue, the creators of Awesome Robot.

Michael and Diego Mongue, the creators of Awesome Robot.

The Silence.

The Silence.

Pictures from Vermont Comic Con 2015: Part II

By Jason Harris

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Actor Scott Schiaffo, the Chewlies rep in Clerks.

Me with actor Scott Schiaffo, the Chewlies rep in Clerks.

Steampunk Dorothy.

Steampunk Dorothy.

The Incredible Hulk.

The Incredible Hulk.

A zombie.

A zombie.

Rochelle Davis (The Crow).

Rochelle Davis (The Crow).

Deadpool and friend.

Deadpool and friend.

Loki.

Loki.

Artist Dan Parent.

Artist Dan Parent.

Wonder Woman, Iron Man, and Spawn.

Wonder Woman, Iron Man, and Spawn.

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Author Matt Spencer.

Author Matt Spencer.

Artist Jay.

Artist Jay Mooers.

Wednesday Addams.

Wednesday Addams.

Me with Wolverine and the Montreal X-men.

Me with Wolverine and the Montreal X-men.

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Wonder Woman and friend.

Wonder Woman and friend.

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Brimestone.

Brimstone.

Pictures from GraniteCon 2015: Part 2

By Jason Harris

 

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Steampunk Iron Man and Black Widow.

Steampunk Iron Man and Black Widow.

Nick Fury.

Nick Fury.

The Joker's henchman.

The Joker’s henchman.

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Cynthia Scott and Ricco Ross of Aliens.

Cynthia Scott and Ricco Ross of Aliens.

Robocop's police cruiser.

Robocop’s police cruiser.

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Spider-Woman.

Spider-Woman.

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Deadpool.

Deadpool.

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Author Stacey Longo and Cosplayer R.W. Martin.

Author Stacey Longo and Cosplayer R.W. Martin.

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Ecto-2

Ecto-2

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Catwoman and Zatanna Zatara.

Catwoman and Zatanna Zatara.

Pictures from Connecticut’s ComiConn

 

By Jason Harris

 

The 8th Connecticut ComiConn took place in the Mohegan Sun Convention Center this weekend. It was my first time attending this convention even though it has been going on in different locations in Connecticut over the last seven years. Read more on the Bleeding Cool website here. I have attended many conventions over the years and I have also been a vendor too. I can say I will be attending this one again next year, which happens Aug. 19 – 21, 2016 at Mohegan Sun under the name, TerrifiCon.

Adrian Pasdar (Agents of SHIELD, Near Dark).

Adrian Pasdar (Agents of SHIELD, Near Dark).

The Incredibles.

The Incredibles.

Chase Masterson (Star Trek: DS9).

Chase Masterson (Star Trek: DS9).

The Batmobile.

The Batmobile.

Comic book artist Bob Camp and Michelle Ford.

Comic book artist Bob Camp and Michelle Ford.

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Greg Grunberg (Big Ass Spider!, Heroes, and Heroes).

Greg Grunberg (Big Ass Spider!, Heroes, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens).

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Batman.

Batman.

A Jedi and Game of Thrones' Daenerys Targaryen.

A Jedi and Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen.

Disney Frozen's Anna and  Elsa.

Disney’s Frozen’s Anna and Elsa.

Fantastic Four's The Thing.

Fantastic Four’s The Thing.

Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series).

Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series).

The Joker.

The Joker.

The Penguin and Harley Quinn.

The Penguin and Harley Quinn.

Booster Gold and a friend from the Capsule Corp.

Booster Gold and a friend from the Capsule Corporation.

The Baroness and Snake Eyes.

The Baroness and Snake Eyes.

Author Stacey Longo with members of Kiss tribute band, Kiss Forever.

Author Stacey Longo with members of Kiss tribute band, Kiss Forever.

Aquawoman.

Aquawoman.

Author Matt Herring.

Author Matt Herring.

Wolverine, Joker, and Deadpool with Spiderman photo-bombing in the background.

Wolverine, Joker, and Deadpool with Spiderman photo-bombing in the background.

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Ke Huy Quan (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, The Goonies).

Ke Huy Quan (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, The Goonies).

Green Arrow and fellow archer.

Green Arrow and fellow archer.

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Indiana Jones.

Indiana Jones.

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper.

“Rowdy” Roddy Piper.

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Author Stacey Longo with Shield agents.

Author Stacey Longo with Shield agents.

Pictures from Vermont Comic Con, Part II

 

By Jason Harris

 

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Harley Quinn.

Writer/artist Bob Layton

Writer/artist Bob Layton.

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The Flash and Mr. Fantastic.

The Flash and Mr. Fantastic.

Writer/artist Matt Bessette.

Writer/artist Matt Bessette.

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Jareth the Goblin King and Sarah.

Jareth the Goblin King and Sarah.

Deadpool and Spider-man.

Deadpool and Spider-man.

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The Penguin.

The Penguin.

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Rick Grimes and a zombie.

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Authors Matt Spencer and Kristine Croto.

Authors Matt Spencer and Kristine Croto.

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Actress Melissa Cowan (The Walking Dead).

Actress Melissa Cowan (The Walking Dead).

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The Mighty Snorter table.

The Mighty Snorter table.

Pictures from Vermont Comic Con Part I

 

By Jason Harris

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Vermont Comic Con, the first ever comic con in Vermont, took place at the Sheraton Hotel in Burlington over the weekend. The two-day convention was a huge success and will happen again next year, but on Labor Day weekend.

Comic book writer Brandon Barrows.

Comic book writer Brandon Barrows.

Arrow.

Green Arrow.

Freddy and Jason.

Freddy and Jason.

The Guardians of the Galaxy.

The Guardians of the Galaxy.

David Newall a.k.a. Mr. McFeely of Mister Roger's Neighborhood.

David Newall a.k.a. Mr. McFeely of Mister Roger’s Neighborhood talking to a young convention-goer.

Deathstroke and Deadpool.

Deathstroke and Deadpool.

The Gotham gang.

The Gotham gang.

Writer Jeremy Holt.

Writer Jeremy Holt.

The gaming room at Vermont Comic Con.

The gaming room at Vermont Comic Con.

The cosplayers of Hero Army Cosplay, out of Connecticut.

The cosplayers of Hero Army Cosplay, out of Connecticut.

Authors T.T. Zuma and Stacey Longo.

Authors T.T. Zuma and Stacey Longo.

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Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

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Spider-woman and Black Widow.

Spider-woman and Black Widow.

My Second Trip to Granite State ComiCon (Pictures)

By Dale T. Phillips

Pictures by Dale T. Phillips and Stacey Longo

 

Once more, I got to travel to another world or a lot of them, by attending Granite State ComiCon, organized by Double Midnight Comics. I was one of two authors at the Books & Boos table. The other author at the table being Stacey Longo. We were signing books for fans, new and old.

Author Stacey Longo at the Books & Boos table.

Author Stacey Longo at the Books & Boos table.

It was an amazing time at a well-run con, with thousands of fun people enjoying themselves and sharing their special likes of comics, TV shows, books, films, graphic novels, games, and cultural icons of all sorts.

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Hall2

Waiting

You get to see people like The New England Brethren of Pirates.Pirates1

The Ghostbusters of New Hampshire Ghostbusters

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The New England garrison of the 501st Legion.
All three groups make appearances to help raise money for charities. These people put a lot of time and effort into their outfits and shows, and they deserve a big hand for what they do.501_base

Star_wars

Starwarrior

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Leia

Sam Jones

Sam Jones

You get to see celebrities, like Sam Jones (of Flash Gordon and Ted fame) and tough-guy actor William Forsythe, both of whom were

Author Stacey Longo with William

Author Stacey Longo with William Forsythe.

extremely gracious and kind to the fans. You also see the people behind the voices of your favorite animated characters such as Richard Horvitz, who voices Zim in Invader Zim, .

Richard Horvitz.

Richard Horvitz.

You get to meet writers such as Gordon Bean, Rob Watts, Katherine Silva, and Scott Goudsward, who are all members of the New England Horror Writers.

From left to right: Bean, Watts, Silva, and Goudsward.

From left to right: Gordon Bean, Rob Watts, Katherine Silva, and Scott Goudsward.

Author Matthew Bartlett, another NEHW member, was also signing books at the organization’s table.

Author Matthew Bart

Author Matthew Bartlett.

Besides the NEHW and Longo, Chris Philbrook, another author, had his own table at the convention.

During my time at the convention, I also met author John Murphy, who was recently heard on the Sci-fi Saturday Night podcast. I can’t wait to hear their interviews with the cast members of Game of Thrones.

Me (left) and John Murphy (right).

Me (left) and John Murphy (right).

The Game of Thrones celebrities.

The Game of Thrones celebrities.

Speaking of which, lots of folks were Game of Thrones cosplaying to honor the cast members who were there.

Arya

Arya of Game of Thrones.

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Arya of Game of Thrones.

Snow_dani

 

Miltos Yeramelou (Syrio on GoT) hosted a Water Dancing class to teach beginning fencers. I watched some of it, and thought it superb– and I’ve been a fencer for over 35 years.

Miltos Yeramelou.

Miltos Yeramelou.

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Groot

Groot.

You get to see about every superhero and supervillain you can think of.

Catwoman

Catwoman.

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Robin and Batgirl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Harley Quinn, the Joker and the Riddler.

Mr_T_JasonAnd many other costumes. A guy who plays Mr T. emceed the huge costume contest. I sure wouldn’t want to judge that one, because there are so manyCostume_crowd2 cool costumes, it would be too hard to choose a winner!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two days of fun, and we just saw a small part of it. It’s a total experience, with panels, parties, and participation.

Alien

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Freddy Krueger and Jason Vorhees.

Borg

A Borg from Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Horns

Loki

Harley_Joker

Harley Quinn and the Joker.

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HauntedAcres Haunted Acres is New England’s most exciting haunted attraction, with Maniac’s Midway, live bands, a beer garden, and lots of food and ride vendors.

Cosplayers

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Frozen’s Elsa taking a trip in the Tardis.

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Deadpool and Wonder Woman.

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Dredd

Judge Dredd.

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Groot.

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Artist Karen Gosselin.

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Mr. T with author Stacey Longo, holding her book Secret Things.

Princesses

Puppet

Ralphie

Ralphie from A Christmas Story.

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Silverlady

Steampunk

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A Medieval Deadpool.

Me with author Rob Watts.

Me with author Rob Watts.

Tardi

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Vulcan

Star Trek’s Starfleet officer

WreckRalph

Wreck-It Ralph.

The Dome and Kriana of Sci-fi Saturday Night.

The Dome and Kriana of Sci-fi Saturday Night.

Disney Princesses.

Disney Princesses.

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A Droogie.

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Wonder Woman and Batman.

Guardians

Guardians of the Galaxy.

A Droogie.

A Droogie.

Brave's Princess Merida and Silk.

Brave’s Princess Merida and Silk.

Performers from Fright Kingdom.

Performers from Fright Kingdom.

Convention attendees.

Convention attendees.

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Rikki Simons, the voice of Gir.

Rikki Simons, the voice of Gir on Invader Zim.

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Thor and Voltron

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