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'Star Wars' and 'Doctor Who' fans in altercation at sci-fi convention

Police are called to a sci-fi convention in the U.K. after fans of "Doctor Who" -- allegedly uninvited -- enter the convention, to the displeasure of certain forceful "Star Wars" fans.

By May 15, 2013

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GaymerX 2 gaming convention hits Kickstarter

The LGBTQ gaming convention that held its inaugural event last year is now seeking funding via Kickstarter for its second, to be held in San Francisco in July.

By February 19, 2014

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Sci-fi pros focus on e-books at Denvention 3

At the 66th World Science Fiction Convention, writers, agents, editors, publishers, and fans have a lot to say about electronic publishing.

By August 19, 2008

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Design contest seeks geeky garb for Comic-Con catwalk

Her Universe, purveyor of sci-fi stuff for women, will choose 30 contestants to compete on the Comic-Con catwalk for a chance to co-design a retail fashion collection.

By March 28, 2014

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This is the delicious Stormtrooper cake you're looking for

Attendees at this year's Arisia sci-fi convention in Boston were treated to a life-size Stormtrooper cake.

By January 18, 2012

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Life-size model of 'Star Wars' TIE Fighter seeks rebel scum

Superfans unite to create a stunning 1.4-ton model of Darth Vader's personal TIE Fighter that will land at the upcoming Star Wars Celebration Europe fan convention.

By July 26, 2013

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Trooper iPad ClamCase channels 'Star Wars'

The limited-edition Trooper ClamCase iPad case looks like it was forged from Stormtrooper armor. It's not officially affiliated with Lucasfilm, but you may see it at your next sci-fi convention.

By August 30, 2011

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Join the nerd party at Comic-Con 2011 (roundup)

CNET descends on San Diego for Comic-Con, the massive annual show that has become the epicenter of geek culture, bringing together sci-fi and fantasy movies, TV shows, games, toys, and--oh yeah--comic books.

By July 24, 2011

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'Star Wars' 30th anniversary marathon is under way

In Los Angeles, fans of the sci-fi classic get down to some serious watching.

By May 23, 2007

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With kids, the future of 'Star Wars' is rosy

Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman figured kids were getting hooked on George Lucas' sci-fi universe through video games and books, but it seems the 'Star Wars' movies are still dominant.

By August 14, 2010