GeekOut 2012: The Place to Be for Monsters, Heroes, Villians, and Innocent Townspeople

This year on May 11-12, there’s one more reason to love Asheville, NC. The home of “The Hunger Games” now hosts GeekOut 2012.

GeekOut is a FREE multi-genre convention showcasing and celebrating the best of animation, art, comics, costuming, film, and gaming from Horror, Sci-Fi, and Superhero genres.

The convention features a number of special events and activities, including:

  • Special Guests
  • Vendors
  • Local and Semi-local Illustration Artists
  • An All-Day Gaming Lounge
  • Film Screenings
  • Expert Panels on Super Awesome and Interesting Topics!!
  • Legendary Movie and TV Cars
  • Costumed Characters
  • Live Performances
  • Children’s Programming
  • and MORE!

And the head monsters from the SML Haunted Mansion and Blog Laboratory will be there! We’re hosting a panel at 7:00 pm, May 12 entitled “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Monster.” At the panel we will reveal our secrets on how to start your own holiday, piss off celebrities, purchase a celestial body, and still have time to take over the world. And we will literally be performing a miracle in front of the audience. It’s a must-see! Trust us.

If you come to our panel, you may leave thinking that the evening couldn’t possibly get even cooler. But Ashtoberfest is hosting the official Zombie Prom after party. Come dance, gnaw on your fellow man, and fight for the prizes in auction silent auction. The Zombie Prom is downtown at the OneStop, May 12, 10:00 pm – 2:00 am.

GeekOut is managed and hosted by Multiverse, a WNC fan group that hosts events year-round in support of the geek community and local businesses associated with it.

Learn more about GeekOut by visiting their website, or following it on Facebook.


Our monster mascots help us with our evil schemes, as well as taking care of chores around the mansion. From writing press releases to collaborating on blog posts, this blog would not exist without them.

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