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Metal Life Magazine coverage of Con of Darkness at Comic Con 2013

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MPI/DARK SKY FILMS, eOne, IFC Midnight, Along with Dreadcentral.com The Haunted Hotel, Femme Fatales and Shocktillyoudrop.com came together to co-host its annual Genre Party Friday July 19 during Comic-Con International San Diego.

MPI/Dark Sky Films, who released “Frankenstein’s Army” in theaters and on VOD on July 26th; IFC horror imprint IFC Midnight who is promoting “Maniac” (starring Elijah Wood), “Room 237”, “Antiviral” and “Errors of The Human Body” this Comic-Con; Entertainment One (eOne), horror-centric website, DreadCentral.com; The Haunted Hotel; Femme Fatales, the hit TV series, whose second season debuts on DVD this week from eOne; and Shocktillyoudrop.com all co-sponsored the event along with other partnerships. Event producer David Manning of A-List Communications said, “It’s rare in the genre universe to have this number of properties join forces to entertain and honor their fans and colleagues.   This unique partnership enables a really diverse array of visuals and entertainment for guests to enjoy.”

“Con of Darkness” guests experienced an interactive event replete with spectacular visuals from all event partners; a VIP suite decked out by Dark Sky Films; music spun by a surprise special guest DJ; go-ghoul dancers; entertainment and customized refreshments. Food was appropriate to the occasion; party guests were able to suck, er, snack on:

  • Bloody Fingers: Mozzarella sticks with marinara
  • Puking Pumpkin or Melon: Guacamole and chips
  • Eyeball Skewers: Grapes and melon balls in a honey-lime dressing
  • Oozing Meat Balls: Open-faced meatball sliders on a skewer with tomato ketchup
  • Intestines on a bun: Bacon-wrapped hot dogs with spicy beet sauce
  • Shattered Glass Cupcakes and raspberry blood

Metal Life Magazine was at the “Con of Darkness” red carpet in front of Voyeur Club during San Diego Comic Con 2013. Various celebrities arrived to attend the party. Below is random footage of some of the arrivals and some interviews with some of the guests. Following the red carpet, Metal Life Magazine attended the party and networked with various other guests, celebrities, etc. (no pics of inside the party were taken by Metal Life… we were… busy)

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Cas Anvar interview:

Nelson Ascencio interview:

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