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CON-ventional Wisdom Ep. 006


In this Episode, Francis and Josh recap their San Diego Comic Con International experience.

This was an amazing experience, that was made possible by Jeff Burns of Super Geeked Up and Shelley Rossell from Back When We Were Interesting.
Listen in as the boys tell you the tale of walking into the CW Press Junket for the TV show, Arrow.  Or how they walked right into the famed Hall H like they owned it, during the WB Panel.




CON-ventional Wisdom Ep 004

Welcome Back to CON-ventional Wisdom!

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This month we welcome Jeff Burns from Super Geeked Up to tell us all about Albany Comic Con and what the Super Geeked Up Crew is up to.
We also welcome Shelley Rossell from Back When We Were Interesting to share her thoughts on the differences between Volunteering and Attending a show as an Attendee.  Also her report on ACBC (Atlantic City Boardwalk Con) as a Member of Press
Finally we wrap up the show with a little talk about Denver Comic Con and what fun we had all 4years the show has been around.  We also chat about POI Members meeting up in Denver for the first time and what it as like having a table at a Convention.
Con-Wiz – We cover shows, so you don’t have to!

Even more Guests Announcements from Denver Comic Con!

Stars from DC Comics TV Shows to Attend Denver Comic Con 2016
John Barrowman and Camren Bicondova to meet and greet fans

DENVER – March 15, 2016 – Denver Comic Con (DCC), Denver’s largest consumer convention and a program of education-nonprofit Pop Culture Classroom (PCC), today announced it is bringing stars John Barrowman and Camren Bicondova from the DC Comics inspired TV shows “Arrow” and “Gotham” to the June 17 – 19, 2016 event at the Colorado Convention Center.


John Barrowman plays Malcolm Merlyn in The CW series “Arrow,” although he may be best known his role as Captain Jack Harkness in the BBC science fiction dramas, “Doctor Who” and “Torchwood.” Camren Bicondova plays young Selina Kyle, or Catwoman, on the Fox television series “Gotham.”

“DC Comics is really building strength with all of their TV offerings and creating a solid fan base,” said Denver Comic Con director Christina Angel. “With the rising popularity of ‘Gotham,’ ‘The Flash’ and ‘Arrow,’ we are excited to give the fans the opportunity to meet some of their favorite characters from these shows.”

Barrowman, Bicondova and Todd join previously announced guests in the 2016 Denver Comic Con lineup, including Stan Lee (Marvel Comics), Carrie Fisher (Star Wars), Ralph Macchio (Karate Kid and The Outsiders), C. Thomas Howell (The Outsiders), Jenna Coleman and Alex Kingston (Doctor Who), Karl Urban (Star Trek) among many other comic book creators and pop culture celebrities.

Denver Comic Con has quickly become one of the most attended pop culture conventions in America. The popularity is due in part because of its robust schedule of programming—more than 400 hours of sessions during which artists, creators, celebrities and industry experts talk about their craft and their creations—as well as its family-friendly mission and environment. The largest portion of the show floor, more than 9,000 sq. ft., is dedicated to teens and children with activities designed to engage kids in education through pop culture.

For more information and tickets, please visit www.DenverComicCon.com andwww.PopCultureClassroom.org.

About Pop Culture Classroom
Pop Culture Classroom (PCC) is a charitable organization that educates through alternative approaches to literacy, learning, and character development. PCC creates programs for underserved students, schools and communities via comic books, graphic novels, and related media. PCC is the organizer and producer of Denver Comic Con. For more information, visitwww.popcultureclassroom.org.

About Denver Comic Con
Entering its fifth year, Denver Comic Con is Denver’s premiere pop-culture fan experience, covering the worlds of comic books, film, and related media. It is also an extension of and an awareness builder for its parent organization, Pop Culture Classroom. For the latest news and information, visit www.denvercomiccon.com.

The 2016 Denver Comic Con presented by Bellco Credit Union is sponsored in association with Xfinity, Breckenridge Brewery, Illegal Pete’s, Colorado’s Own Channel 2, FOX31 Denver, Out Front Magazine, Westword, 106.7 KBPI and KTCL 93.3. Supported by Bonfils Blood Center, Hard Rock Café Denver and Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. With contributions from Aleph Objects, Inc., Rise Above Colorado StylinOnline, Tentacle Kitty, 1UP Arcade*Bar and Yellow Scene Magazine.


We’re getting excited and ready for this year’s FanExpo in Toronto, Canada.  If you were lucky enough to snag a VIP ticket, then you day might just get a little better with this info!  Read below




TORONTO, ON (August 5, 2015) – The force will be strong at this year’s FAN EXPO CANADA™ as it takes part in the global “Force Friday” celebrations. Friday, September 4, dubbed “Force Friday”, is the official release date of merchandise from the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. V.I.P. or Premium ticket holders can lunch like a Jedi with their very own, limited edition lunchbox made exclusively for FAN EXPO CANADA™. Provided by Vandor Products, the Star Wars: The Force Awakens lunchbox will be revealed at the event on Friday, September 4.

Many exhibitors at this year’s pop culture extravaganza will carry Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandise. All ticket holders will be able to get their “Force Friday” fix when doors open on September 4, the second day of the show.

V.I.P. packages are currently sold out, but Premium packages are still available for $169. Along with the exclusive Star Wars: The Force Awakens lunchbox, the package also includes the following:

  • Deluxe FAN EXPO CANADA™ Pass
  • Collectable FAN EXPO CANADA™ Badge
  • Exclusive Priority Entrance
  • Special Expo Preview at 2PM on Thursday, September 3
  • Exclusive Premium Lounge Access
  • ONE DAY Free Admission to all FAN EXPO HQ conventions until July 26, 2016
  • Secret Wars #1 Limited Edition Comic
  • Justice League #41 Limited Edition Lithograph

This year’s FAN EXPO CANADA™ will take place from September 3-6, 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

For a complete list of programming, guests, info and tickets, visit:www.fanexpocanada.com

FAN EXPO CANADA™ boasts the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada, the third largest in North America. It is packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrity guests including Mike Tyson (Heavyweight Champion of the World), Gillian Anderson (The X-Files), Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead), Jason Momoa (Batman v. Superman), Tom Felton (Harry Potter films) and more! The all-ages pop culture convention expects to host over 140,000 fans at 750,000 sq ft of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the four-day event September 3-6, 2015www.fanexpocanada.com.

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