The next Grand Rapids Comic-Con will be held on October 21-23, 2016, at the DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Friday, October 21: 2-8 pm with after-hours programming until 11 pm
Saturday, October 22: 10 am-7 pm with after hours programming until 11 pm
Sunday, October 23: 10 am until 5 pm
3-day pass: $40 advance, $50 at door
Friday only: $15 advance, $20 door
Saturday only: $20 advance, $25 door
Sunday only: $17 advance, $22 door
VIP pass: $149 advance only
Link to tickets is here.
Celebrity Guest List:
Wil Traval: “Jessica Jones”, “Arrow”, “Once Upon A Time”
Denise Crosby: Lt. Tasha Yar in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and the leader of Terminus in “The Walking Dead”
Bruno Gunn: Brutus in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Sean Maher: Dr. Simon Tam in “Firefly”, Nightwing in several DC Comics animed Batman movies
Steve Blum: Zeb Orrelios in “Star Wars Rebels”, Spike Spiegel in “Cowboy Bebop”, Wolverine in numerous X-Men animated features
Bryce Papnebrook: Eren Jaeger in “Attack On Titan”, Rin in “Blue Exorcist”
Austin St. John: The original Red Ranger in “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”
Steve Cardenas: Rocky DeSantos/Red Ranger in “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”
Robin Shelby: Slimer in Ghostbusters 2 and Lady Slimer in Ghostbusters (2016)
Russell Hodgkinson: Doc in “Z-Nation”
Felix Silla: “Buck Rogers In The 25th Century”, “The Addams Family”, Star Wars: Episode VI–Return Of The Jedi
Rob Miller: “Face Off”
Dr. Mortose: local horror host
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) Cast Reunion!
Michelan Sisti * Leif Tilden * Josh Pais
Comic Guest List:
Kevin Eastman: co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Jae Lee: Batman/Superman, Before Watchmen: Ozymandias
Bob Camp: creatiuve writer/director of Ren and Stimpy
Joe Rubinstein: Wolverine, Micronauts, The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe
Stuart Sayger: The Walking Dead, Bionicle
Tony Kordos: Batman and Robin Eternal
Rodney Ramos: Transmetropolitan
Steve Lieber: Whiteout, The Spectacular Foes Of Spider-Man
Jeff Balke: Deadpooh, Fantastic Four
Allen Bellman: Golden Age artist for Captain America
Greg Weisman: Gargoyles, Star Wars Rebels
Vince Locke: Sandman, Deadworld
J. David Spurlock: publisher on Vanguard Publishing
Tony Isabella: Black Lightning, 1000 Comic Books You Must Read
K. Lynn Smith: Plume, Cards Against Humanity
Jeff Carlisle: The Guild, Star Wars, Doctor Who
William Messner-Loebs: The Flash, Wonder Woman
Dirk Manning: Legends Of Oz, Nightmare World
Jason Moore: Batman: Haunted Gotham, The Crusades
Arvell Jones: All-Star Squadron, The Avengers
Jeff Balke: Fantastic Four, Deadpooh
Comfort and Adam: The Uniques, Rainbows In The Dark
Jon Alderink: Superman, Justice League: Generation Lost
Dan Monroe: children’s book illustrator
Tyler and Sara Sowles: Durontus: The Lost Serpent, G-Fan magazine
…plus an extensive artist alley!
Best Selling Authors:
Anne Bishop: The Others, Black Jewels
Susan Dennard: Truthwitch, Something Strange and Deadly
Adam Bray: Marvel, Star Wars technical manuals
Eric Telchin: Black and White Factory
Courtney Allison Moulton: Angelfire
MarcyKate Connolly: Monstrous, Ravenous
New! Kids Area in Exhibit Hall C, including a huge LEGOs display, Hot Wheels track, Star wars coloring area, two science exhibits, and a ton more. Check it out!
100,000 square foot vending hall
Film festival (link here)
Electronic and board/card gaming rooms
Comic and 1950’s sci-fi displays
100-plus hours of programming
More information: www.grcomiccon.com
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|AC BOARDWALK CON: CREATED BY FANS FOR FANS.
AC Boardwalk Con has put together a truly unique show that puts the fans center stage. At every turn, there’s an experience that has been designed to capture your attention Some highlights include:
An expansive array of Publishers who are exhibiting with full booths, including: Marvel, Boom! Studios, Aspen, Zenescope more!
Special Guest Panels including Stan Lee and Kevin Smith
Special Musical Guests including Make Out Monday, September Mourning and More!
Creators! Creators! Creators!
Celebrity Guest Signings and Photo Opportunities
Cosplay Ballroom (open 10 AM – 7 PM and 8 PM – 2 AM Thurs, Fri, Sat and 10 – 5 Sunday)
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|Atlantic City Convention Center
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Atlantic City, NJ 08401
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|Stan Lee, Adam West, Alex Minsky, Bernrd Chang, Bob Layton, Brett Dalton, Brian Tee, Bryan Johnson, Bryan Tillman, Burt Ward, Camilla D’Errico, Charles Fleischer, Charles Soule, CJ Draden, Clayton Henry, Dawn McTeigue, Dexter Vines, Drew Johnson, Edgar Delgado, Elias Chatzoudis, Elizabeth Lail, Elvin Hernandez, Frank Tieri, Georges Jeanty, Georgina Haig, Gigi Edgley, Grant Imahara, Gregg Henry, Greg Horn, Henry Simmons, Humberto Ramos, Jamie Tyndall, Jason Mewes, Jay Leisten, Jeff Dekal, J. Scott Campbell, Jeffery Shultz, Jeremy Shada, Jess Harnell, Jim Cummings, Joe Delbeato, Joe Rubinstein, John Tyler Christopher, Josh Keaton, Julie Newmar, Kevin Smith, Manu Bennett, Mark Brooks, Mark Morales, Matt BATT Banning, Maurice LaMarche, Michael Rooker, Mike Zapcic, Ming Chen, Nei Ruffino, Peter David, Phil Jimenez, Reilly Brown, Rebecca Mader, Rich Arons, Rob Paulsen, Sea n Chen, Sean Gunn, Sean Maguire, Steve Cardenas, Tate Steinsiek, Terry Naughton, Tress MacNeille, Tyler Kirkham, Verne Troyer, The Warriors, Willa Holland|
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Planet Comicon has announced their latest additions to the guest roster for 2015:
Karen Gillan – from Doctor Who and Guardians of the Galaxy
Michael Rooker – from The Walking Dead and Guardians of the Galaxy
Scott Wilson – Herschel from The Walking Dead
J. August Richards – Deathlok from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Sean Gunn – from Guardians of the Galaxy and Gilmore Girls
Raphael Sbarge – Archie Hopper from Once Upon a Time
Steve Cardenas – from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Laura Vandervoort – from Smallville and Bitten
Grant Bowler – Joshua Nolan from Defiance
Kent McCord – from Adam-12, seaQuest DSV, Galactica 1980
And from the cast of Lost Girl: Kris Holden-Ried, Rachel Skarsten, and Emmanuelle Vaugier
Planet Comicon will be better and bigger than ever this year. We have expanded the exhibit hall for even more dealers, artists, celebrities, cosplay, and special attractions.
We’ve announced great guests with many more announcements to come. You’ll meet Hollywood stars including Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride), Stephen Amell (Arrow), John Barrowman (Arrow, Torchwood, Doctor Who), Laura Vandervoort (Smallville), Sam Witwer (Being Human), Robbie Amell (The Tomorrow People, The Flash), and many others.
We also have a great array of top comics creators on the slate. We’ve recently announced Howard Chaykin and have nearly a dozen additional comics guests to announce in the next week. So far, we’ve confirmed Tim Bradstreet (Punisher), Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo), Katie Cook (My Little Pony), Don Rosa (Uncle Scrooge), and local favorites including Jason Aaron (Thor, Star Wars).
Check out our new website for more information our guests and attractions.
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Steve Cardenas (The Red Ranger from Mighty Morphing Power Rangers), David Fielding (Zordon from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and Brad Hawkins (Ryan Steele from V.R. Troopers and the Gold Ranger from Power Rangers Zeo) appear at Madness Comics & Games to sign autographs and take photos with fans on Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm (a new, extended time). Autographs will be $20 and photo ops will be $10.
Madness Comics & Games
3000 Custer Road Suite 310. Plano, TX 75075
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The Original Is Back. Fort Lauderdale’s own, Ultracon of South Florida At The Broward Convention Center.
December 13th & 14th 2014
ULTRACON OF SOUTH FLORIDA
Broward Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
PURCHASE OUR ONLINE ADVANCE TWO DAY PACKAGE FOR ONLY $30
10:00 AM Until 8:00 Pm Saturday. $20
10:00 Am Until 6:00 PM Sunday. $15
Adults at the Door $20, Sunday at the door $15, Kids Age of 10 and younger
Cosplay Contest for all ages.
Cosplay Contest, Saturday Grand Prize $300
Cosplay Contest, Sunday Grand Prize $300
We will also have the kids division group division & much more Prizes.
Cosplay, Anime Collectibles, Manga Toys, Comic Books, Sports Cards, Star
Wars and Transformers.
Visit Our ULTRACON of SOUTH FLORIDA Website for Guest and Vendor
Information & Also Ticket Sales Please Visit…
Join Our Like Page And Show Your Support.
Featuring a Magic the Gathering Tournament- December 13th & 14th 2014.
Group Panels, Card Gaming Tournaments & much
ULTRACON will feature a Comic Book Corner For Local Comic Book Dealers &
Artist Displaying & Selling Their Comic Books & Art Work….
PURCHASE THE ONLINE ADVANCE TWO DAY PACKAGE FOR ONLY $30
ULTRACON welcomes the following Celebrities and Artists & Cosplay Guests.
1) Marvel Artist : Larry Hama
Larry Hama is a writer/cartoonist/illustrator/
worked in comics, tv and film. He is best known as the writer of Marvel’s
“GI Joe” comics in the ‘eighties, and as the writer of Marvel’s
“Wolverine” in the ‘nineties. More recently he has scripted “Spooks,” and
“Barack the Barbarian” for Devil’s Due Comics, “GI Origins” and “GI Joe A
Real American Hero” for IDW as well as various animation and video game
projects. He was Artist in Residence at Asian/Pacific/American Arts
Institute at NYU in 2012. Most recently, he is the author of “The Death of
Captain America” a prose novel for Marvel (hardcover) that features
characters (Winter Soldier, Black Widow, Nick Fury) who are prominent in
the new Captain America movie.
In comics, he has written, edited or drawn for Avengers, Blaze, Nth Man,
The Nam, Conan, Batman, Wonder Woman, Bizarre Adventures, X-Men,
Spider-Man, Daredevil, and dozens more. His illustrations and cartoons
have appeared in National Lampoon, Esquire, New York and Rolling Stone. He
has appeared on Broadway in Stephen Sondheim’s “Pacific Overtures” and on
TV in MASH, SNL and “Another World.”
2)Ultracon gives a warm welcome to Marvel Comics Artist : Pat Broderick
comic book artist known for his work on the Micronauts. Broderick also
pencilled the four-part “Batman: Year Three” storyline, written by Marv
Wolfman, which detailed the first meeting of Batman and Tim Drake.
Comic Book Artist of such books as Captain Marvel, Micronauts, Dr. Doom
2099, Firestorm, Alpha Flight, Spectre, Creature Commandos , Weird War
Tales #93, The Fury of Firestorm in June 1982, Captain Atom, Green Lantern
volume 3 series, & much more.
3)Ultracon gives a warm welcome to Vampirela artist : Gonzalo Mayo
Comic Book Artist of such books as Vampirela from the 1970’s, Red Sonja,
El Cid, Nagizul, Dragonstar & much more.
4) Steve Cardenas The Red Power Ranger heads to Ultracon!
Steve Cardenas is a American martial artist and former actor, perhaps most
noted for playing Rocky DeSantosin the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV
Steve Cardenas has been in martial arts for 28 years. He earned 5th degree
black belt in tae kwon do and a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. His
character, Rocky, replaced Jason Lee Scott (played by Austin St. John) as
the Red Ranger in the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series, and he later
became the Blue Ranger for Power Rangers Zeo. He had no previous acting
experience and had to learn on the job.
5) Larry Mainland from the Walking dead coming to Ultracon!
Larry Mainland is best known as a featured zombie in “The Walking Dead”.
His image was the first to be released from the set before the show aired
and has been used extensively for advertising in more than 135 countries.
He has been on the cover of numerous magazines, such as “Entertainment
Weekly” in the US and “SFX”, the #1 Sci-Fi magazine in the United Kingdom,
twice and almost countless articles worldwide. He’s seen on t-shirts,
mugs, buttons and virtually anything you can put an image on, including
board games and even on “Xbox Live”.
His other Film and TV credits also include such notables as “Sick People”,
“Contagion”, “The Three Stooges”, “Level Up”, “Remnant” and “Home”…just to
name a few. In August, 2015 he will be appearing in the new movie
“Goosebumps”, so be sure to look out for that!
6) Giggles, Boss & Thug
These creepy clowns will be back to take pictures and sign posters for all
of our Horror Fans In South Florida. Their presence will be felt At
7) UFC & MMA Fighter Mike “The Wolverine” Rio
South Florida UFC Fighter, Mike The Wolverine Rio will be signing
taking pictures with his fans at ULTRACON…
8) UFC Fighter Marcus Brimage
Homegrown Florida UFC Fighter, Marcus Brimage will make his presence
Felt At ULTRACON by Autographing & Taking Pictures With His Fans. Feel the
Power of this awesome fighting force!
9) Paranormal Crossroads Investigations.
Paranormal Crossroads Investigations is a very unique team of the most
diversified kind. Our team is comprised of many vocations including
healthcare professionals, law enforcement officers, moms, dads, business
owners, students as well as high school and college professors!
Spiritually, we are equally as eclectic! Our beliefs include Christianity,
Judaism, Wicca, Buddhism & Native American. We are also multi-lingual,
with team members who speak English, Spanish, Hebrew and Farsi!
So many have asked us what could bring such a group of us together; The
answer is simple. We have a shared passion to grow and assist our
communities and to educate and further the study of the paranormal
Each of our team members is closely connected. We consider ourselves one
We cover all of Florida from the Panhandle to Key West as well as the
Tri-State Kentucky area and Lima Peru!
PCI is diligently striving to find answers, explanations, and verification
of the paranormal. We want to continually provide comfort and support
through a structured approach to investigating claims of this phenomenon.
10) Author Kerry Cepero
Author Of Titles WARHEAD & MELTDOWN Kerry Cepero will be on hand signing
books and taking pictures with fans. Be there on Saturday as Kerry
releases two new books exclusively for ULTRACON!
Be the first to buy the next book in the WARHEAD: Agent of Destruction
series “RADIOACTIVE” and be the first to own his new book BLACK. Only at
Real Life Super Villain Tamberlane will be at Ultracon with his team doing
12) The Walking Dead Sketch Artist Steve Lydic
Steve Lydic will be at ULTRACON signing prints and “Talking Dead” with fans.
Ultracons Cosplay Guest & Host.
13) Ultracon cosplay host Green Betty cosplay & Jakejames will be leading
the way at the Ultracon cosplay contest.
14) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to: Callie Cosplay
Callie Cosplay is the stage name of Florida costumer Leah Burroughs.
Callie has been Cosplaying for about Two Years now and has gained a
plethora of craftsmanship skills in order to sustain and efficiently build
upon her superhero lifestyle.
Come Out & Visit Callie Cosplay !!
15) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest : Heather 1337.
Come Out & Visit Heather 1337 !!
16) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest: Cujo & T.C Dangerous &
Geekgirl 421 also will be judging our Ultracon contest.
Come Out & Visit Cujo & T.C Dangerous & Geekgirl 421 !!
17) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest :Technecally Toki &
Come Out & Visit Technecally Toki !!
18) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest : No Ordinary Balloon Man.
Come Out & Visit No Ordinary Ballon Man !!
19) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest: Harley’s Love Shack.
Come Out & Visit Harley’s Love Shack !!
20) Ultracon gives a warm welcome to cosplay guest: Danny Cosplay
Come Out & Visit Danny Cosplay !!
21) The Pow Wow Radio Show & PSN Radio
They will have a live broadcast Saturday & Sunday
with live interviews of our Guests, Vendors & Fans….
We Will Announce More Guest & Celebrities As We Get Closer to The Event.
Ultra Con Will Feature Collectors And Dealers From All Over the Country
Selling Collectibles New & Vintage, Modern Toys, Custom Toy Work, Anime
Collectibles, Hot Wheels, Old Vintage Sports Cards, Avengers Comic Books,
Comic Art, Star Trek Comic Books and Collectibles. Vintage GI Joe’s From
The 1960’s & 1970’s, Hundreds Of 3 3/4 GI Joe Vehicles & Figures On
Display, , United Kingdom Action Man From The 1960’s& 1970’s, Star Wars
Old & New ,Monsters Old & New Godzilla,Transformers, Dragonball Z, Power
Rangers, Marvel Legends, Marvel
Universe, Toy Biz, Bandai, DC Action Figures Action Figures.
Vendors Info visit Ultracon website at www.ultraconofsouthflorida.com