Jim Krut The Helicopter Zombie
Jim KrutThe Helicopter Zombie




CHARLIE CON - 2ND AND CHARLES bookstore, 17636 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown, MD. on Nov. 2, 2019, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Photos, Helicopter Zombie figures and knit dolls, many other items available. I'll be there with Rusty Gilligan, George Stover and other special guests!


3rd Annual CENTRAL PA-RANORMAL CONVENTION - Oct. 18-20, The Pajama Factory, Williamsport, PA.  


FARNSWORTH HOUSE, 401 Baltimore St., Gettysburg, PA - Friday, Oct. 11 from 7-10 p.m. 


CHAMBERSBURG PARANORMAL FAIR - Spirits Though Time -Fri.-Sat./Sept. 27-28 (27th from 5-11 p.m., and 28th from 10-5 p.m.) at Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA.


GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD BASH - July 26-28 at the Wyndham Hotel, 95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg. Fri-Sat - 12 noon to 6 p.m., Sun noon to 5 p.m. Presented by the Gettysburg Ghost Exchange and the Wyndham Hotel.


Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Libraries COMIC CON on June 22, at 101 W. King Street, Martinsburg, WV. 


THE LIVING DEAD WEEKNDJune 14-16, featuring cast reunions of the original George Romero "Dawn of the Dead" and "Creepshow" in the Monroeville Mall, Monroeville, PA (near Pittsburgh). SPECIAL EVENT! This will be the first time in 42 years that I'll be in makeup and costume for a recreation of the role as the Helicopter Zombie  -  

at the Monroeville Arport!


POP, ROCK 'N HORROR CON - May 31 at 5 p.m., - June 2 at 4 p.m. Eisenhower Hotel, 2634 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA,. 


FILM PREMIERE, "Return of the Slasher Nurse"  - Saturday, May 18 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at the Regal Cinema, 3301 Plank Road, Fredericksburg, VA. 


WHITE ROSE COMICON  - Friday March 22, 3pm-8pm, Saturday March 23 10 am-7pm, Sunday March 24 10am-5pm. York Fairgrounds, 334 Carlisle Ave., York, PA


HAUNTED TRAILS OF GETTYSBURG/GHOST PIT INVESTIGATION  Saturday, March 2.  At 200 Sanders Road, Gettysburg, PA. Meet and Greet from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. (Investigation is sold out!) Haunted Trails, and The Ghost Pit websites.


WEEKEND OF THE DEAD  (Sat.-Sun., November 3-4, 2018 - Pendulum Hotel, Sackville St., Manchester, UK) 


FOUR STATE COMIC-CON (Sat.-Sun., October 20-21 , 2018) Hager Hall Conference & Event Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, MD. 


AUTHORCON and PARAHORRORFEST (Fri. and Sat., October 12-13, 2018)  Foothills Performing Art Center in Oneonta, NY


8TH ANNUAL USS SUSQUEHANNOCK SCI-FI DAY  (Sat., Sept. 22,  2018) -2nd and Charles Store at the Harrisburg Mall, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD BASH  (Fri.-Sun., August 17-19, 2018) -Wyndham Hotel, 95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA


RITA CHRISTINE'S ROCKIN' BENEFIT  Saturday, July 21, 2-11 p.m., Let There Be Rock School Panhandle, 2017 S. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV

"A HOST OF SPARROWS" (Sat., July 7 from 7-10 p.m.) movie premiere VIP screening open to the public at the Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA.


THE LIVING DEAD WEEKEND - DAWN OF THE DEAD 40TH ANNIVERSARY -  (Fri.-Sun., June 8-10, 2018inside the Monroeville Mall, near Pittsburgh, where Dawn of the Dead was filmed 40 years ago! Movie location tours, panels, exhibits, photo ops, 40 celebrity guests, official merchandise. This will be huge! Check the link for The Living Dead Weekend.


LIVE interview with Jim Krut!

Monday, March 26 from 9-10 p.m. EST

broadcast live from the Gettysburg Ghost Exchange, Gettysburg, PA


GETTYSBURG ZOMBIE FEST 2017 - Saturday, October 14 - At the Gettysburg Ghost Exchange and The Pike Restaurant  The Gettysburg Ghost Exchange along with Tom Lialios -Deadly Grounds Coffee and Jim Krut From Dawn of The Dead Bring you ZOMBIE FEST! The Fest starts at The Gettysurg Ghost Exchange (1015 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg) with a new flavor of Deadly Grounds made just for Gettysburg served by Tom out of The Deadly Grounds Hearse.


LIVING DEAD WEEKEND, June 9-11, 2017 Monroeville, Pa. "Dawn of the Dead" reunion joins Steel City Con's Horror Fan Edition Show for one fantastic event. Tours, celebs, signings, photo ops and VIP events. Just 13 miles east of Pittsburgh. Unique, huge! www.livingdeadweekend.com



WINTER POP AND COMIC WONDERLAND  - Saturday, Sunday, December 3-4, 2016. At Cosmic Skate & Play, 11870 Buchanan Trail E., Waynesboro, PA. Noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

WEEKEND OF THE DEAD - Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 12-13  at p.m. at the Manchester 235 Casino, Manchester, UK.  Featuring Dawn of the Dead's Jeannie Jefferies, Len Lies, Mike Christopher and me. Also, Day of the Dead's Joe Pilato and Gary Klahr, as well as Land of the Dead's Big Daddy, Eugene Clark! Photo shoots, autograph signings, special events throughout. Tickets extremely limited and going fast for this unique event in the UK!


LIVING DEAD WEEKEND - Friday through Sunday, Oct. 14, 15 and 16, in Evans City, Pennsylvania., Events, appearances throughout the town, including the Living Dead Museum! Meet guests from Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead and more! Movie screenings, vendors, costume contest, etc. This is the town, cemetery and filming location of the original 1968 George A. Romero movie, "Night of the Living Dead." Get updates on guest appearances on the website, and on Facebook!


NITTANY CON  - Sunday, Sept. 25, Ramada State College Hotel & Conference Center, 1450 South Atheron St., State College, PA From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission only $5! Meet local and regional comic artists, writers and media guest such as Mark McKenna, Robert Hack and Jason Lenox. Also check out the Facebook site! This is the first year for celeb guests, and I'll be it!

BUFFALO COMICON  - Sat.-Sun., Sept. 17-18, Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St., Buffalo, NY. Sat. from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sun. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Special guests, artists galore, costume contest, cosplay, dealers and a huge venue! Check the website for nearby hotels. This will be grand! Visit the Facebook site!


JERSEY SHORE COMIC BOOK SHOW  - Saturday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Toms River Elks Lodge, 600 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ. Guest artists, costume groups, toys, trading cards, crafts and more!


SCI-FI Saturday Benefit Event  - Saturday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Carlisle High School, Carlisle, PA. (Schwartz Building). Variety of SciFi activities such as games, raffle, cosplay contest,trivia contests, etc. Benefits Project Share food drive, Community Aid clothing drive and Furry Friends Network pet-friendly items. Businesses, authors, interest groups, etc. Check the Facebook site also!


POCONO COMIC EXPO - Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, overlooking the Delaware River! Film director David Madison and I will be doing a panel together, which is guaranteed to be a good time! Will have photos available and be doing autographs. Click the link on the Expo name above for the website, or check Pocono Comic Expo Volume 1 on Facebook!


AMAZICON POP CULTURE HORROR CONVENTION - Friday to Sunday, April 15-17, 2016 at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, 4727 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE. Meet four zombies from Dawn of the Dead: Sharon Ceccatti, Len Lies, Mike Christopher and myself, as well as stars and guests from your favorite films and tv shows, cosplay, hot cars and much more! I will have Helicopter Zombie tees at the event, and also be doing signings. (fee for merchandise and autographs)




DAWN OF THE DEAD UK Pre-Show - Friday, November 13 at the Fab Cafe, Manchester, UK starting at 4 p.m.  Featuring Dawn's own David Crawford in a re-enactment of his famous debate in Dawn, with a lucky winner. Also, there will be live, televised interviews of David and myself, prize drawings, photo sessions, autograph sessions and more, all in the setting of a film-themed cafe/pub. This appearance is a lead-up to a wider Dawn of the Dead convention being planned for next year  by a growing group of UK fans of Dawn of the Dead. Also check it out on Facebook!


LIVING DEAD FESTIVAL - Friday to Sunday, October 9-11 at Evans City, PA, where the original "Night of the Living Dead" was filmed. Also visit the Living Dead Museum. Free admission, as events take place throughout the town. See many of the stars from NOTLD (1968) and iconic figures from "Dawn of the Dead" (1978), including Tom Savini. Go on a guided tour of movie locations, watch film screenings drive-in style outdoors in the park, walk with your pet in the Pet Walk of the Living Dead, experience local and German foods and much more.


ARCADE HORROR FEST - Sat., Aug. 1 at Timeline Arcade, Hanover, Pa., just off the square in Hanover. Featuring Three Dawnof the Dead zombies, Sharon Hill (Nurse Zombie), Len Lies, (Machete Zombie) and myself (Helicopter Zombie), as well as Ari Lehman (first Jason, Friday the Thirteenth) and Jeremy Ambler (The Walking Dead and many film appearances). Also the Paramedic Zombies and Ninth Gate Studios as well as other vendors and attractions. Ticket admission includes unlimited gaming at the arcade, which has over 150 retro games! Food service available. Only 100 tickets being sold, and most are already gone!


SCI-FI VALLEY CON - Fri.-Sun., May 15-17, Blair County Convention Center, One Convention Drive, Altoona, PA. - Cool feature cars, great guests, excellent vendors and small press, super-good atmosphere, so different from many other cons. A unique gathering of fans, friends, geeks and others!  http://www.scifivalleycon.com/


CARLISLE SCI-FI SATURDAY - Sat., May 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Carlisle High School, Swartz Building, 623 W. Penn St., Carlisle, Pa.  Admission is two non-perishable food items! Check it out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/chsscifisaturday. This event benefits Project Share, Community Aid, Furry Friends Network and Garrison Carida.


SATURDAY NIGHTMARES - Saturday, May 2 at Landmark Loew's Theatre, Jersey City, NJ -Starting at 1 p.m. and running until midnight, with special 7 p.m. showing of 1978 "Dawn of the Dead." Unique collectibles, t-shirts, posters, comics, fx demos, displays and more. Meet Dawn celebs David Crawford, Mike Christopher, Roy Frumkes and me!  http://www.saturdaynightmares.com/


NY HORROR SHOW - January 16-18, 2015 - UPSKY Long Island Hotel & Resorts, 110 Motor Parkway, Happauge, NY (Ph. 631-231-1100 for show-related hotel rate discount.)  http://www.nyhorrorshow.com/


HORROR HAPPENS online radio inteview with Jay Kay on Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 6:45 p.m. on HomeGrown Radio New Jersey. (HomegrownRadioNJ.org)


"GHOSTING" film VIP premiere - Capitol Theater in Chambersburg, Pa. Reserve your seat online or call the box office (Ph: 717.263.0202). I had a small role in this film, but what a great role! Mingle with the cast and crew, pocket free gifts, and have a chance to win a prop from the film.


INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILM - Saturday, Dec. 13 at TimeLine Arcade, 22 Carlisle St., Hanover, Pa. Starting at 7 p.m. until 2 a.m.? Admission includes film showings, games, awards, Q&A, a great location and lots of surprises! I'm on from 7:30-8 p.m., including a short "Walking Dead" parody film with Matt Leslie, then another hour to meet, greet, do autographs and see how you look in a Helicopter Zombie tee shirt! And learn about the world of professional Skeeball! http://www.theinternationalfestivaloffilm.com/home.html


Oct. 10-12, The Living Dead Museum and Festival, Evans City, Pa.

At Kevin Kreiss's Living Dead Museum, 121 East Main Street, Evans City, Pa., (phone 206-350-9641 for details and hours) in conjunction with the Living Dead Festival weekend! Meet most of the original cast of George Romero's classice 1968 "Night of the Living Dead," as well as several of us from "Dawn of the Dead" and some from "Day of the Dead." On Saturday, GEORGE ROMERO himself will apepar, as well as actor Tom Atkins! What a great way to welcome the Halloween season this year! 


September 5-7, 2014, MR. HUSH'S WEEKEND OF FEAR, The Woodlands Inn and Resort,  1073 Hwy 315, Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18702 Call 1-800-762-2222 for reservations. Featuring Brian O'Halloran, Stephen Georffreys, Harrison Page, Steve Dash, Fred "The Hammer" Williamson, David Madison and many others. See you there!


June 13-15, 2014 – BIZARRE AC II, in at the Tropicana. Atlantic City, New Jersey's only horror-con/trade show returns. Check out the casts from Hellraiser, The Lost Boys, Human Centipede, People Under the Stairs, and, of course, some of your favorite Dawn of the Dead characters such as Ken Foree, Sharon Ceccati Hill, Len Lies, Mike Christopher and myself!


March 28-30, 2014MONSTERPALOOZA at the Marriott Burbank Hotel and Convention Center, Burbank, CA. Click link for latest details. This is my FIRST West Coast appearance at a convention!


April 4-6, 2014AMAZICON Pop Culture Convention at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Essington, Pennsylvania. Click link for latest details!


Feb. 14-15, 2014– FarPoint Convention at Timonium, MD.


 Nov. 8-10, 2013– WEEKEND OF HORRORS, in the Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Germany. A great time to get together with the Zombie Squad and several guests from Dawn of the Dead. A wonderful experience!

Nov. 1-3, 2013 – WILSON COLLEGE HORROR FILM FESTIVAL in Chambersburg, Pa. This inaugural event will draw indie horror filmmakers, special guests (myself included!) and events in a unique setting tor bring you a memorable near-Halloween experience!


Oct. 5, 2013– FLINT ZOMBIE WALK, in Flint, Michigan, sponsored by the Flint City Theatre. Event should run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with entertainment, vendors, and I'll be there along with Alex Vincent, star of Child's Play 1 and 2. Get your Zombie on, and your Chucky on, too!           -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Sept. 20-22, 2013 – INFECT SCRANTON, This was a great show last year and now it's even bigger! Meet Dawn's Nurse Zombie, zombies from The Walking Dead and so much more. New location, hugely expanded! Details to follow!


Sept. 27-29, 2013 – TWISTED FEARS HORROR WEEKEND, Marriott Perimeter Center, Atlanta, GA

In another first appearance, I look forward to Atlanta and the huge number of zombie fans and friends there!




May 17-19, 2013 - SCI-FI VALLEY CON, Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona, PA  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=514874118544493&set=np.75891407.1316783745&type=1#!/scifivalleycon

ZOMBIEGRAS 3 at Geppi's Entertainment Museum,
March 30, 2013 - Baltimore, MD
(Across from Camden Yards. Details soon.)
You gotta see this museum of
comics, life-size super-heroes and more. I'll be inside with a selection of my
photos and tee-shirts, ready to do autographs and get you primed for the Zombie Walk!

ZOM-BEE TV FREAKEND FESTIVAL - Feb. 8-10, 2013 - Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester, VA. Zom-Bee TV invites you to join us for a weekend of mayhem. Monster Energy, Fangoria Entertainment, and Prosthetic Records present the Zom-Bee TV Freakend Festival. Included appearances by Matt Cloude and a preview of his upcoming “Night of the Living Dead: Genesis” as well as a visit by zombie author Len Barnhart!



SAKATS MANOR HAUNTED HOUSE - Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 from 6:30-10 p.m. at Drummer Boy Campground, Routes 116 and 30 in Gettysburg, Pa. This great haunted house thrill is put together by volunteers eager to scare and have fun. Proceeds benefit research on cystinosis, a rare disease afflicting the daughter of one of the volunteers. I'll be doing autographs and offering some memorabilia, with proceeds benefitting the research. C'mon out for a great night of fun! www.sakatsmanor.com


HAUNTED HILL HAUNTED HILL-Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13, 2012 at Spotsylvania, Partlow, Virginia, along with director Gary Ugarek (Deadlands, Deadlands 2, All in the Game). www.thehauntedhill.com


INFECT SCRANTON - Friday-Sunday, Sept. 21-23, 2012 . Check out the website for fresh updates on this wildly different event! Meet some of your favorites from "Dawn of the Dead" and "Night of the Living Dead" (1968) as well as other special guests!



KING'S DOMINION - Friday, Sept. 28 It's opening night for the Zombie Invasion at Halloween Haunt at King's Dominion. Zombie horror author Len Barnhart. Live broadcast from "Ghost Raps Radio" hosts Big Ray and KB on Richmond's favorite paranormal radio show.

FRIDAY THE 13th - Richmond, Va., The Diamond, Apr. 13, 2012. 5:30 p.m. until close. Jim threw out the first pitch for The Flying Squirrels! Also, Jeff Mudget, author of "Bloodstains," as well as Big Ray and KB from Ghost Raps Radio and much more!

Then, a live radio interview with KB and Big Ray on “Ghost Raps” radiohttp://www.ghostraps.com/at 10 p.m. Listen live on WHAN 1430 AM and 102.9 FM or podcasts.


Zombie Gras - Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, Feb. 11, 2012, Baltimore, Maryland.


Zombies in the Park 2Baltimore Arts and Music Program www.baltimoreamp.com

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 - 3 p.m. til dusk, Heritage Park, 11 Dunmanway, Baltimore, Maryland


Saturday Nightmares Horror/Sci-Fi Expo http://www.saturdaynightmares.com/home.html

June 3-5, 2011 - Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel, East Rutherford, NJ - This was one terrific show!


Iris Film Festival speaker and guest, along with director Gary Ugarek, onFri., Sat., Sept. 16-17,, 2011 - Clifton Theater, Huntingdon, Pa.http://www.irisfilmfestival.org/Iris%20FF%20Home.html


"NJ Zombie Walk" - New Jersey Zombie Walk and Undead Festival

Fri.-Sun., Oct. 21-23, 2011 - Asbury Park, NJwww.njzombiewalk.com


Gettysburg Stage production of"The Triangle Factory Fire Project,"opened March 25, 2011, (the 100th anniverary of the tragic fire) at the Gettysburg Fire Department's social hall. My roles included the factory superintendent and other characters.www.gettysburgstage.org

Gettysburg Stage radio play version of"IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE"December 18, 19, 2010, checkwww.gettysburgstage.org


ZOMBIE Funeral Rising - Thursday, October 21, 2010 (see event poster)

Regal New Town Stadium 12 4911 Courthouse St. Williamsburg, VA (8 p.m. to midnight, with midnight showing of Zombieland! Zombie Hearse Procession, costume contests, live band and more!)


Blue Ridge Theater Guild production of "Barefoot in the Park", Oct. 1-3, 2010, Blue Ridge Summit; Oct. 8-10 Quincy, Pa.



Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 3-5 - Gettysburg, PA (The Wyndham Gettysburg)

Bruce Campbell, George Romero, Lost Boys, many others -- and me!


FAMOUS MONSTERS CONVENTION - 2010http://famousmonstersconvention.com/2010

July 9-11 - Indianapolis, IN, NJ (Wyndham Indianapolis-West)


SATURDAY NIGHTMARES  - 2010 http://www.saturdaynightmares.com/#/home

March 19-21, 2010 - Jersey City, NJ (The Landmark Loews Jersey Theatre)


CINEMA WASTELAND - 2010 http://www.cinemawasteland.com/

Cleveland, Ohio (Holiday Inn, Strongsvillle, Ohio)


CHILLERTHEATRE 2010 - http://www.chillertheatre.com/main.htm

April 16-18 - Parsippany, NJ (Hilton Parsippany)



 2010 http://www.motorcitynightmares.com/index.shtml

April 23-25- Novi, Michigan (Sheraton Detroit Novi)

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appearances or casting requests. Thanks! 


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