Phoenix, AZ – Friday, May 27, marked the return of the pop-culture event, Phoenix Fan Fusion, to the delight of a broad mix of patrons and creative cosplayers, young and old.
It was nice to see the return of this convention after a long delay due to the COVID-19 shutdown and a surge of the virus last year. This caused a delay their plans to run Fan Fusion in May of 2021, and they moved it to September of that year. The event was eventually cancelled until January 2022, the opening of the convention was moved to this Memorial Day weekend.
The event, taking place at the convention center in Downtown Phoenix, is being held under 100 plus degrees heat. There were plenty outdoor fans and portable air conditioners to help keep those cosplayers wearing heavy costumes and full body suits cool if they happened to be affected by the high temps.
It was nice to see the return of this convention. The patrons seemed really eager to see Fan Fusion return after such a long delay.
The event concludes tomorrow, May 29.
Pinfinity and Fandom Launch Exclusive Mixed Reality Experience at San Diego Comic-Con
SAN DIEGO /PRNewswire/ — Pinfinity, a patented augmented reality collectible pin company, and Fandom, the digital destination for movie and comic book fans, announced the official launch of a new product in a one-of-a-kind promotion at San Diego Comic-Con, 2022.
Say so long to standard wristbands – fans who attend the Fandom party will receive a custom collectible event lanyard and Pinfinity pin, each pin provides an exclusive augmented reality experience for attendees that they can continue to relive throughout the year.
“We are huge advocates of what Fandom accomplishes and represents for the entire community and couldn’t be prouder to be part of their Comic-Con event! We love seeing Pinfinity pins being used to engage fans in new and unique ways, helping to elevate a fan experience to its full potential,” says Pinfinity CEO Hannah Arevalo.
Pinfinty’s patented offering launched in 2020 takes the licensed pin category and brings it into the future. Their focus is on collector-quality pins combined with an augmented reality digital layer of pre-recorded video, animation, stereo sound, and interactivity through the engagement to a free Pinfinity mobile app available on Google Play and the Apple Store.
Pinfinity+ was recently launched as a first-of-its-kind AR collectible pin subscription service focusing on gaming (Pinfinity+ Gaming), community favorite Magic: the Gathering, with additional verticals in development. Inside Pinfinity+ Members enjoy exclusive benefits (discounts, giveaways, bonuses, content) and can share or trade their collections, stories, and love of pop culture in exclusive online and in-person experiences.
Pinfinity was founded by a team of experienced fans with over $1billion in licensed direct-to-consumer product sales. The company has offices in San Diego and London, with pins featuring top franchises in fandom including, Hasbro, Comcast NBCUniversal, The Henson Company, Bethesda, Netflix, Electronic Arts, Disney, and more have embraced the products, offering exclusive content and collectibles for their fans.
Pinfinity aims to create a unique fan engagement with a lineup of collectible pin community through exciting products and exceptional service, uniting the world in the shared celebration of fandom. You can keep up to date on Pinfinity via their Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages (@PinfinityAR)
If you are interested in learning more about Pinfinity and how they could partner with your brand, please contact the Pinfinity team at https://pinfinityar.com/contact and they will be happy to coordinate a time to speak with you!
Fandom is the world’s largest fan platform where fans immerse themselves in imagined worlds across entertainment and gaming. Reaching more than 300 million unique visitors per month and hosting more than 250,000 wikis, Fandom.com is the #1 source for in-depth information on pop culture, gaming, TV and film, where fans learn about and celebrate their favorite fandoms. Fandom’s Gaming division manages the online video game retailer Fanatical. Fandom Productions, the content arm of Fandom, enhances the fan experience through curated editorial coverage and branded content, its Emmy-nominated Honest Trailers and the weekly video news program The Loop. For more information follow @getfandom or visit: www.fandom.com.
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Mojo Presents the 10 Shocking Reveals at San Diego Comic-Con 2022
Every year, San Diego ComicCon brings shocking reveals and 2022 was no different. For this list, we’re looking at the most exciting and surprising news and footage to come out of this massive fan event. Our countdown includes The Avengers Assembling Twice in 2025, Avatar Aang Returning For a New Movie, A Hilarious Dungeons & Dragons Campaign, Electrifying Details About “Shazam! Fury of the Gods,” and more! What upcoming project are you the most excited about? Let us know in the comments!
NICKELODEON AND PARAMOUNT+ REVEAL FIRST LOOK AT SEASON TWO OF RUGRATS AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO 2022
Rugrats Renewed for Season Three and 13 Episodes Added to Season Two
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BURBANK, Calif., July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Nickelodeon and Paramount+ today revealed a teaser for the second season of the reimagined animated series Rugrats, following the iconic babies – Tommy, Chuckie, Angelica, Susie, and Phil and Lil – as they explore the world and beyond from their pint-sized and wildly imaginative point-of-view. During an exclusive panel at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2022, the renewal news for a 13-episode season three and pickup for 13 additional season two episodes was also announced. Season two is coming in 2023 to Paramount+.
Moderated by Jim Viscardi (Executive Editor, Comicbook.com), the panel brought together the iconic voice talent behind the adventurous babies—EG Daily (Tommy), Cheryl Chase (Angelica), Charlet Chung (Kimi)—and executive producer Eryk Casemiro, and featured a discussion on rebooting the iconic series for a modern audience and an exclusive look at behind-the-scenes art from season two.
In the second season of Rugrats, the babies are back and ready to take on the world with their pint-sized perspectives and a diapie full of snacks. New episodes follow Tommy, Chuckie, Angelica, Susie, Phil, and Lil as they cross the frozen tundra, discover the treasures of ancient babies, and journey to the other side of the moon, while spending more time with friends including Kimi and her mom Kira, Begley, Boris and Minka, Gabi, Tia Esperanza, and more!
Paramount+’s all-new Rugrats series reimagines the classic ’90s hit and features rich and colorful CG-animation. From Nickelodeon Animation, the series follows the babies – Tommy, Chuckie, Angelica, Susie, and Phil and Lil – as they explore the world and beyond from their pint-sized and wildly imaginative point-of-view. Season one is currently airing on Nickelodeon and is available to stream on Paramount+.
The original Rugrats series launched August 11, 1991, and instantly became a groundbreaking phenomenon, spawning consumer products and three hit theatrical releases, cementing its place in pop culture history through its iconic characters, storytelling, and unique visual style. Rugrats was in production for nine seasons over the course of 13 years. The series earned four Daytime Emmy Awards, six Kids’ Choice Awards, and its own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Nickelodeon, now in its 43rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon is a part of Paramount’s (Nasdaq: PARA, PARAA) global portfolio of multimedia entertainment brands.
Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, combines live sports, breaking news and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream CBS News Streaming Network for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis and ET Live for entertainment coverage.
For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.
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