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Rob Zombie Hosting the First "Dawn of the Con", VH1 Classic's San Diego Comic-Con Attendee Welcome Party

While not specifically horror-related, we wanted to pass on this bit of news regarding VH1 Classic's first-ever official Comic-Con Opening Night Attendee Welcome Party, "Dawn of the Con," since it's being hosted by Rob Zombie.

The Walking Dead Heading to Hall H for the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con

With all the TV series heading to Hall H at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con, there's barely room for the movies! Not that we're complaining since the biggest horror show on the airwaves is joining them. Yep, "The Walking Dead" panel will take over the hallowed hall on Friday, July 13th!

San Diego Comic-Con 2012: True Blood and Game of Thrones Panel Dates Announced

As someone who stood in line several hours last year for the "Game of Thrones" Comic-Con panel and still didn't make it inside, this latest bit of news concerning when presentations for both that show and "True Blood" will be held gives me hope that this year might be different.

Anne Rice to Make Her First Appearance at New York Comic Con

Sure, our focus right now is the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con, but lest anyone forget, New York hosts a Comic Con of its own in October, and promoter ReedPOP has announced that the first Spotlight Guest will be horror author Anne Rice.

The Walking Dead's Lauren Cohan Joining Steven Yeun at C2E2 2012

Talk about a no-brainer! It was just revealed that Lauren Cohan, who plays the popular character Maggie Greene, the principal love interest of Glenn (Steven Yeun) in AMC’s "The Walking Dead", will appear along with the previously announced Yeun at this year’s C2E2.

The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun to Appear at C2E2 2012

Noted actor Steven Yeun, currently starring in the role of Glenn in AMC’s hit series "The Walking Dead", will appear at this year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) on Saturday, April 14th, where he will conduct a Q&A followed by a free 3-hour signing.

Musicians-Turned-Comic-Writers Tom Morello and Claudio Sanchez Heading to C2E2 2012

Chicago native and Grammy Award-winning guitarist Tom Morello and noted musician Claudio Sanchez will be appearing at this year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). Both are well-recognized in the comic community for their writing talent.

John Cusack Appearing at C2E2 for The Raven Panel and Limited Signing

John Cusack, a Chicago native, will appear at this year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). Cusack will participate in a Q&A session on Sunday, April 15th, and show a trailer for The Raven, his new movie from Relativity. He will also do a limited signing for 100 fans.

Anne Rice Appearing at C2E2 2012 and the RT Booklovers Convention in Chicago

Legendary author Anne Rice is the latest addition to the star-studded lineup of guests and talent at Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). Rice will be appearing at C2E2 to discuss and sign copies of her new book, The Wolf Gift, on Sunday, April 15th.

The Horror Highlights of WonderCon 2012

It's almost time for WonderCon 2012 to start packing fans into the Anaheim Convention Center, and we have the horror highlights of the three-day event that runs from March 16th-18th right here.

Charlaine Harris and Many Other Authors Heading to the 2012 C2E2

Charlaine Harris, the #1 New York Times bestselling author best known for her Southern Vampire Mysteries featuring Sookie Stackhouse, which is the basis of HBO's "True Blood", will be a Spotlight Guest at this year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2).

Days of the Dead Horror Convention Coming to Atlanta March 9th -11th

Heads up, Atlanta. We've got some news to help soften the pain of your recent sports woes. Baseball and football may not be your thing, but you're all over it when it comes to horror. Mark your calendars for March 9th-11th for the Days of the Dead Horror Convention. Giddyap!

WonderCon 2012 Heading South to Anaheim, California

Some of you may not know that the San Diego Comic-Con has a little sister known as WonderCon, which is typically held in San Francisco, but this year things are going to be a bit different. Due to renovation work taking place at Moscone Center South, the Con's usual home, the powers-that-be have opted to relocate it to the Anaheim Convention Center for its 2012 run of March 16th-18th rather than cancel or postpone it.

Destination Truth's Josh Gates is First Entertainment Guest Lined Up for the 2012 C2E2

The celebrity guest list for the 2012 Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) is starting to take shape with the announcement that Josh Gates will appear at the annual pop culture convention, where he will be the focus of a high profile panel and will also do a signing.

Rutger Hauer Added to Mad Monster Party for 30th Anniversary of Blade Runner

As 2011 winds down, it's time to start planning your horror convention calendar for 2012, and we've got a great one for you to start with. The Mad Monster Party will be held on March 23-25 in Charlotte, North Carolina. A huge list of celebrities is scheduled to attend, and in the most recent announcement festival organizers report that Rutger Hauer will be on hand to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Blade Runner!