COSMIC EVENTS

Upcoming events, appearances and conventions!

NOVEMBER
16, 2019

GIRL SCOUT'S COSMIC DAY
MIAMI, FL

Newspaper cartoons, comic books, graphic novels… comic art is a broad, exciting and growing field. This special program will allow girls to create their own comic book, learn the ins & outs of the comic book industry and talk to Martin Pierro & Heidi Hess of Cosmic Times.

Cadets will earn the Comic Artist Badge, Seniors who bring their own novel script will work on turning it into a graphic novel to earn the Novelist badge. We provide the badges that are given out to the scouts at the end of the presentation. 

This event will take place at the Stanton Memorial Baptist Church in Miami and the scouts must register – HERE! There is a $25 fee per-scout (materials and badges are included). 

HOURS, LOCATION & INFO
Saturday: November 16th

Stanton Memorial Baptist Church
50 NE 119th St.
Miami, FL 33161

If you would like to have Cosmic Times host a presentation for your scout troop – contact Heidi at hhess82@gmail.com

Visit the Girl Scouts of Tropical  Florid’s website and/or follow them on social media.

NOVEMBER
23, 2019

SW-FLORIDACON
FT. MYERS, FL

The SW-FloridaCon comic book convention & pop culture event is happening November 23rd and Cosmic Times will be making its first appearance at this amazing one day show.  All the fun takes place in sunny Fort Myers, Florida at the Crowne Plaza and publisher/writer Martin T. Pierro along with marketing superstar Heidi Hess will be there signing comics as well as bringing all of the killer titles Cosmic Times has to offer.  

Other guests include Jim Shooter, Al Milgrom, Mike DeCarlo, Athena Finger, Brian Blair, Ted DiBiase and many others! 

HOURS, LOCATION & INFO
Saturday: November 23rd
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Crowne Plaza Fort Myers At Bell Tower Shops
13051 Bell Tower Dr,
Fort Myers, FL 33907

NOVEMBER
30, 2019

GIRL SCOUT'S COSMIC DAY
DELRAY BEACH, FL

 This program will have the girls create their own comic, learn about the comic creation process, the business and the history of comics AND they will be able to pitch their ideas to a comic book publisher.  Independent nationally distributed comic book publisher, Cosmic Times, has put together an engaging multilevel program that will have your girls delve into the world of comics and earn an assortment of badges.  Owner, publisher, editor, author Martin Pierro will be there to discuss breaking into the comic industry, creating comics and the history of comics.  Marketing/Public Relations Director of Cosmic Times AND Girl Scout, Heidi Hess, will be there to guide the girls in completing their badges, advise in proper presentation or “pitching?” skills and maintaining the Girl Scout way through out the entire process.  

This event will take place at the Hagen Ranch Road Library in Delray, FL and the scouts must register – HERE! There is a $25 fee per-scout (materials and badges are included). 

HOURS, LOCATION & INFO
Saturday: November 30th

Hagen Ranch Road Library
14350 Hagen Ranch Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446

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JANUARY
5, 2019

GIRL SCOUT PRESENTATION
WEST BOYNTON, FL

We host a special Girl Scout program that allows the scouts to create their own comic book, learn the ins & outs of the comic book industry and talk to Martin Pierro, the owner of Cosmic Times one of the the largest comic book publishing companies in the state. We provide the badges that are given out to the scouts at the end of the presentation. This presentation was open to Brownies, Juniors and Cadets.

If you would like to have Cosmic Times host a presentation for your scout troop – contact Heidi at hhess82@gmail.com

Visit the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florid’s website and/or follow them on social media.

JANUARY
11, 2019

NERD NIGHT
WEST PALM BEACH, FL

Our friends at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach hosted a super geeky Nerd Night on January 11th. This was a different kind of event than you would have expected from the Science Center, they had Escape Room Games, Rock Band Karaoke, Liquid Nitrogen Craft Beer Demonstrations, Virtual Reality Demonstrations, Nerd Trivia, The 501st Legion, Laser Light Shows, and so much more.  We were happy to be part of all the nerdy fun. 

Visit the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium’s website and/or follow them on social media.

JANUARY &
FEBUARY, 2019

SOUTH FLORIDA FAIR
WEST PALM BEACH, FL

And just like that – the South Florida Fair is over…  still thinking about all of the wonderful people and memories that were made at the Fair this year.   We couldn’t have been happier to have been sponsors and bring all our comic goodness to the fair this year.  Superheroes were the theme and Cosmic Times kicked that up a notch with our unique brand of nerd trivia – superhero style!  Thank you to the great folks at the South Florida Fair for having us there – a great time was had by all.

Visit the South Florida Fair’s website and/or follow them on social media.

FEBRUARY
23 & 24, 2019

STREET PAINTING FESTIVAL
LAKE WORTH, FL

The Lake Worth Street Painting Festival happened February 23rd and 24th in Downtown Lake Worth, FL. Tens of thousands of art lovers attended the annual festival over the weekend. With more than 400 artists on the pavement, music on the main stage, restaurants, shops, festival food court and bistro, it was an exciting event to be sure. Our Marketing and Public Relations Manager, Heidi A Hess was also an artist and she (with an asset from Publisher, Martin Pierro) created an amazing Deep Space Nine piece. 

Visit the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival website and/or follow them on social media for more information.

MARCH
2 & 3, 2019

INFINITY CON
LAKE CITY, FL

Infinity Con year six is in the books and we enjoyed being apart of it. It was an amazing experience and a well run event with some of the best comic fans anywhere in the state. It was truly spectacular – best one yet! We are already looking forward to year 7 … PLUS all of the exciting things they have planned for Infinity Con: Tallahassee! 

Visit the Infinity Con website and/or follow them on social media for more information.

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APRIL
13 & 14, 2019

DAYTONA BEACH COMIC CON
DAYTONA, FL

Cosmic Times was BACK at the The Daytona Beach Comic Con, Martin & Heidi were thrilled to a part of it all. As with years passed the event took place at the Embry-Riddle ICI Center, a great venue for a show like this one! The Daytona Beach Comic Con is the ORIGINAL and longest running comic book, toy and collectible convention in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Visit the Daytona Beach Comic Con website and/or follow them on social media for more information.

JUNE
29, 2019

INFINITY CON: TALLAHASSEE
TALLAHASSEE, FL

Infinity Con is the premier comic book, sci-fi, fantasy, gaming and family friendly, comic & pop culture event in North Florida. This year they brought their brand of entertainment to Florida’s capital city! Infinity Con: Tallahassee took place on June 29th, and was a rousing success. We were so proud to be a part of the inaugural show. The turnout was incredible, we believe Infinity Con: Tallahassee is here to stay. 

Visit the Infinity Con website and/or follow them on social media for more information.

AUGUST
10, 2019

SUNRISE COMIC CON
SUNRISE, FL

The City of Sunrise’s second comic and pop culture event, Sunrise Comic Con is in the bag!  Great folks like Dick “Captain Cartoon” Kulpa, Melodica Men and Glaister Ormsby as well as our very own Martin Pierro of Cosmic Times were in attendance as guest at this one day show on August 10th. The panels were amazing, the gaming was fun and a great time was had by all!  Thank you to the City of Sunrise for having us.  We are definitely looking forward to next year!  

Visit the Sunrise Comic Con Facebook Event Page.

AUGUST
17 & 18, 2019

DEWEYCON
WEST PALM BEACH, FL

We had a great time at the Palm Beach County Library System’s first ever comic con – DeweyCon!  It took place at the Main Branch and was a great location for such a great event.  We always enjoy doing local events and connecting with the community.  There were more than a few kids who got their first comic (how exciting is that?). We’re looking forward to being a part of this event again next year! 

Visit the Palm Beach County Library System Website or the DewyCon Facebook Event Page.

SEPTEMBER
21, 2019

FALL INTO GIRL SCOUTING
WEST PALM BEACH, FL

Fall into Girl Scouting was an event where scouts learned more about what Girl Scouts at GSSEF (Girl Scouts of South East Florida) has to offer! Not only did the girls and their parents get an in depth look at Girl Scout history and culture, but they were also able to speak with partner program providers, like US and we told EVERYONE about the upcoming Cosmic Times: Girl Scout’s Cosmic Days.  This event took place at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach.

Visit the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florid’s website and/or follow them on social media.

SEPTEMBER
24, 2019

GEMS CLUB PRESENTATION
WEST PALM BEACH, FL

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium hosted its monthly GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science) Club on September 24th.  Our very own Heidi Hess was the keynote speaker she did an amazing job. She talked to the girls about real superheroes and what super powers they possess.

Visit the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium’s website and/or follow them on social media.

OCTOBER
13, 2019

SARASOTA LIBRARY CON
SARASOTA, FL

The Sarasota Library Con was Sunday October 13 and Cosmic Times was grateful to be a  guest. The Selby Public Library in beautiful downtown Sarasota hosted this spectacular one day event and it was a blast – comics, cosplay, panels, it had everything!  We’re looking forward to doing this event next year! 

Visit the Sarasota Library Con Website.

OCTOBER
18, 2019

SIGNING AT VIBRANIUM COMICS
OCALA, FL

Vibranium Comics in Ocala, FL was the place to be on October 18th!  Author/publisher Martin T. Pierro of Cosmic Times was on hand at this fun comic shop to review portfolios and sign copies of his comic Decisions: The Faces of the Stranger.  Thank you to Austin for being an amazing host and if you are in the Ocala area stop by Vibranium Comics for get your comic fix! 

Visit the Vibranium Comics Website or follow them on social media.

OCTOBER
19, 2019

BRICK CITY COMIC SHOW
OCALA, FL

Brick City Comic and Toy Convention went down on Saturday October 19th at the Southeastern Livestock Pavillon Auditorium in Ocala, FL from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM and what a great event it was!  Cosmic Times and author/publisher Martin Pierro were there with their amazing comic selection – selling comics, talking up fans and making new friends!  Can’t wait for this one next year!  

Visit the Brick City Comic & Toy Show Website or follow them on Facebook.

NOVEMBER
3, 2019

DAYTONA BEACH COMIC CON
DAYTONA, FL

TWO SHOWS A YEAR! How awesome was that? Cosmic Times was thrilled to be asked to return to Daytona Beach, FL for the November edition of the Daytona Beach Comic Con. As with the earlier show this was truly a comic focused comic con. The Daytona Beach Comic Con is the ORIGINAL and longest running comic book, toy and collectible convention in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Visit the Daytona Beach Comic Con website and/or follow them on social media for more information.

NOVEMBER
8-10, 2019

GAMER COMIC EXPO
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL

We had an absolute blast at the second annual, Gamer Comic Expo, This year the show found a new home in Ft. Lauderdale at he Broward County Convention Center. Beyond Cosmic Times creators other comic guests this year included, Sammy Castillo, Jeff Balke & Robert Wiack along with a killer line up of media and gaming guests. We can’t wait to see this show continue to grow in 2020. 

TikTok Videos from the 2019 Gamer Comic Expo

Visit the Gamer Comic Expo website and/or follow them on social media.

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