Philadelphia Comic-Con Returns for March 2012 Show

March 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Pennsylvania

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Press Release:

It is the return of the Philadelphia Comic-Con on Sunday March 18th.  This comic book convention is held at the Ramada Philadelphia Airport located at 76 Industrial Highway (Route 291) in Essington, PA 19029.  The hotel is conveniently located between exits 8 and 9A off of I-95.  It is also close to I-76,I-476 and most bridges from New Jersey.  Show hours are 10 AM to 4 PM.  Admission is only $3 per person.  Students of any age are admitted free with a current id.   Parking is also free on premises.  For those of you that do not drive Septa Bus Route 37 stops directly in front of the hotel.

It is quite a site to behold with 60+ tables at the show in the 4,500 square foot ballroom of the hotel.  Dealers from 6 states setup there selling, buying and even trading with collectors. Thousands and thousands of comic books from the 1940′s to present day will be for sale at the show.  Also available will be collecting supplies, graphic novels, action figures, statues, non-sportcards, dvd’s and original artwork.  The show has become a fan favorite for years with people travelling up to 3 hours one way just to shop at the show.

Special guests this show are Zenescope Comics, Greg Larocque and Bill McKay.  Greg Is best known for his work on “The Flash” by DC Comics.  Zenescope is a locally based publisher based out of Fort Washington who have achieved international success with their hit comic series “Grimm Fairy Tales” which has also spawned an entire line of related collectibles.  Bill McKay is an Artist based out of the Washington, DC area who is making the trip up here just for the show.  Bill has done work on Lady Death and Grimm Fairy Tales trading cards.

Any questions about the convention can be sent to dwoywood@yahoo.com or we can be reached by phone at 856-217-5737.  Fans can also check us out on the web at www.philadelphiacomic-con.com.  Or on Facebook at facebook.com/comicbookshows.

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