C2E2 2013

C2E2: Dark Horse Announces HALO Comics

A NEW ERA OF HALO® COMICS BEGINS AT DARK HORSE!

One of the most iconic video game franchises in history comes to the number-one publisher of licensed comics!

CHICAGO, IL, APRIL 26 – Dark Horse continues in the tradition of bringing only the biggest and best characters and story lines to comics with the announcement of the Halo: Initiation miniseries, launching in August! This exciting new miniseries will be written by Halo 4 writer and comics veteran Brian Reed, with art by Marco Castiello (Secret Invasion: Front Line, Star Wars: Purge)!

Before she was a supersoldier defending humanity as part of the Spartan-IV program, Sarah Palmer was an ODST - Orbital Drop Shock Trooper - carrying out the most dangerous missions behind enemy lines! See how she became the first Spartan-IV commander in this must-read series for fans of Halo 4 and the Halo franchise!

Exclusive Star Wars Jawa Bank at C2E2

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Utinni! Exclusive Star Wars Jawa Bank Offered at C2E2 This Weekend!

April 2013 - Think you've gotten all of the surprising Star Wars news you can handle this year? Well brace yourself for more! Diamond Select Toys will offer an exclusive variant of their vinyl Jawa bank at C2E2, the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, this weekend! That's right, only 250 have been made, and they're all in Chicago right now!

The variants which costs $22, depicts the 1/4 scale Jawa holding an ion blaster, instead of the regular edition's restraining bolt caller. As used by the Jawas in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, the ionization blaster fires a bolt that disrupted electrical systems, temporarily shutting down droids which they would then claim under Tatooine salvage laws.

Only 250 of this vinyl bank were made, so get to C2E2 ASAP, or find someone who's already there to pick one up for you!

Dark Horse Announces C2E2 2013 Schedule

DARK HORSE COMICS ANNOUNCES C2E2 2013 SCHEDULE!

APRIL 19, MILWAUKIE, OR - Dark Horse Comics is headed to Chicago's fastest growing pop culture event - Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo!

Join us for signings at booth #801! Free comics and/or prints with each signing while supplies last.

Please note that lines may be capped or tickets issued for any signing as needed. Inquire about your favorite signings as early as possible. Some restrictions apply. All events are subject to change.

Comics, books, and collectibles will be available for purchase from Dark Horse or your favorite retailer.

DARK HORSE SIGNINGS

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

12:00 p.m. AMALA'S BLADE signing with Steve Horton
Free 8" x 10" print featuring art by Michael Dialynas

1:00 p.m. BATTLEPUG and THE ANSWER! signing with Mike Norton
Free copy of The Answer! #1

2:00 p.m. HUSBANDS signing with Jane Espenson and Brad Bell
Free 5.5" x 8.5" print featuring art by Ron Chan

3:00 p.m. THE SHAOLIN COWBOY signing with Geof Darrow
Free 11" x 17" print featuring art by Geof Darrow

Wikia Partners with C2E2

WIKIA PARTNERS WITH THE CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2)

Wikia [LIVE] Interactive Series To Be Featured At Annual Pop Culture Event

San Francisco - April 19, 2013 - www.Wikia.com, the world's leading collaborative media company and home to many of the Web's largest social communities, announced today that it has partnered with C2E2, the annual comic and entertainment extravaganza which takes place every Spring in Chicago and is organized by ReedPOP, the leading producer of pop culture events around the world. The partnership is designed to integrate Wikia's powerful community of entertainment experts into the industry's leading events through Wikia [LIVE]. The live, interactive series will consist of a variety of programs that weave in the site's popular hubs: Video Games, Entertainment and Lifestyle.

Diamond Select Toys to Exhibit at Chicago's C2E2 April 26-28

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Diamond Select Toys to Exhibit at Chicago's C2E2 April 26-28

April 2013 - Diamond Select Toys certainly does get around. New York Toy Fair brought them to the East Coast in February, and San Diego Comic-Con will have them headed to the West Coast in July, but in between they get to spend a fun-filled week in one of their favorite cities, Chicago! The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) will take place from April 26 to 28 this year, and DST will be exhibiting, paneling, freebie-ing... you name it!

At booth #603, DST will have all (well, most) of their upcoming products on display, so you can check them out in person before they reach the stores. They'll also be giving away free posters, and selling selected items in the company store. Spend $18 and you can build your own Minimate at the Build-a-Minimate station! (Station open after 1:00 each day.)

C2E2 Welcomes New Comics Publishers

C2E2 WELCOMES NEW COMICS PUBLISHERS TO ANNUAL POP CULTURE EVENT

First Time Exhibitors to Bring Brand-New Artists, Writers and Stories to Show!

Norwalk, CT, March 26, 2013: Officials at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) have announced that there will be many new and fresh faces at the annual pop culture extravaganza this year. Several notable comics publishers will be exhibiting at the show for the first time. They will be joining other leading publishers, such as Marvel and DC Entertainment, who have helped to make C2E2 the preeminent pop culture event in the Midwest since its debut in 2010. Officials are projecting that exhibitor space at C2E2 will be approximately 25 percent larger than last year! A few of the creative and innovative new companies on hand this year will be Action Lab Entertainment, Athleta Comics and Lion Forge Comics. In addition, Reload Comics and 2000 AD/Rebellion will be at C2E2 for the first time promoting their widely popular properties and titles.

C2E2 2013 Has an Exclusive Beer

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REVOLUTION BREWING TO CREATE BEER EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2)

"Galaxy Hero" Beer to be Launched at Tap Room Party on April 4!

DC to Provide Poster Art for 2013 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

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DC ENTERTAINMENT REVEALS POSTER ART FOR THE CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2)

Superstar artist Tony S. Daniel Creates Original Drawing Featuring Superman!

Norwalk, CT, Friday, January 18: DC Entertainment - the renowned comic book publisher and media entertainment company - has today revealed that they will provide the original poster art for the 2013 edition of the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). The exclusive art will feature Superman in an iconic Chicago setting. The poster will figure prominently in C2E2's advertising and promotion and will be featured at the convention as well as in Chicago area retailers and on transit trains and buses throughout Chicago leading up to the show. Famed DC artist Tony S. Daniel (ACTION COMICS) has drawn the powerful new image of Superman flying over the Chicago skyline. Daniel will also be a Spotlight Guest at C2E2 in 2013.

Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar to Reunite at The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

ADAM WEST, BURT WARD AND JULIE NEWMAR TO REUNITE AT THE CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO

Catwoman Will Join Batman and Robin for Autographing and Panel Appearance!

Norwalk, CT, January 9, 2013: Noted actors Adam West and Burt Ward, who created the roles of Batman and Robin in the 1960's Batman TV series, will appear at this year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) along with legendary actress Julie Newmar who famously appeared as Catwoman in the same series. The three actors will be reunited at C2E2 where they will be Spotlight Entertainment Guests appearing together on a panel as well as signing in the Autographing Area for all three days of the show. C2E2, which is organized by the producers of New York Comic Con (NYCC), is a celebration of pop culture embracing timeless products and creations and attracting famous and successful artists, creators, writers, actors and musicians from every walk of life. Organizers recently announced that the multi-talented artist Kevin Smith will be making a special appearance at C2E2 this year where he will appear in an exclusive engagement at the show.

Kevin Smith to be Spotlight Guest at C2E2

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KEVIN SMITH TO BE SPOTLIGHT GUEST AT THE CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (C2E2)

Midwest Pop Culture Extravaganza Will Play Host To Top Talent

Tickets go on sale Friday, October 26!

Norwalk, CT, October 22, 2012: Show organizers for the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) have today announced that noted filmmaker, comic book writer and internet radio personality, Kevin Smith, will be a Spotlight Guest at the annual Midwest pop culture extravaganza. This news about Mr. Smith, a popular celebrity who regularly attracts huge audiences to his performances and appearances, is the first in a long line of significant guest announcements that show officials will be making in the coming months. Organizers anticipate that this year's C2E2, which will take place April 26 - 28, 2013 at Chicago's McCormick Place Convention Center, will be by far the biggest and most anticipated event since the show was launched in 2010.

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