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NC Comicon Takes Over Durham on November 8-10th


Press Release:

NC Comicon is back to take over downtown Durham November 8th-10th! Locally owned & operated, our focus is creativity, inspiration, education, and most of all – FUN!

This year’s show is Turtle-Tastic! Come meet KEVIN EASTMAN, creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Kevin will be at the show all day Saturday and Sunday signing autographs, giving insight into his career with a selection of intimate panels, and meeting fans like you!

Members of Team Eastman won’t want to miss out on our Kevin Eastman VIP pass! Not only giving you admission all 3 days of the con, this pass gets you into an exclusive Saturday night Meet & Greet with the man himself, along with a drink ticket and light refreshments. You’ll also get a signed Kevin Eastman portrait illustrated by guest of the show Tommy Lee Edwards, and the secret, exclusive Kevin Eastman illustrated “blue line” Art Print, limited to only 100 in existence!

But that’s not all! GREG CIPES, the voice of Michelangelo on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, is a guest at the show and will be appearing ALL 3 DAYS! Greg will be hanging with his best pal Wingman all weekend signing autographs and taking photos with attendees! And don’t forget about Greg’s captivating panels, where you’ll get to find out what it’s like for Greg to voice all your favorite characters like Beast Boy from Teen Titans, Michelangelo from TMNT, and Kevin Levin on Ben 10! Check out his guest page for all pricing info.

This year’s show comes complete with a star-studded guest list with some of the brightest creator superstars in the industry! AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI, best known for their work revamping Harley Quinn for DC Comics, are hanging in Bull City all weekend long! Eisner Award-winning artist MITCH GERADS of DC’s Mister Miracle and Batman, and JAMES O’BARR, the creator of the iconic The Crow, are just a few of the creators you’ll be able to meet at NC Comicon!

And guess what? NC Comicon doesn’t stop once the showfloor closes! Kick off your evenings with the NCC COMIQUEST FILM FESTIVAL at the historic Carolina Theatre of Durham! This is your blast to the past, and we’re showing all your favorite retro movies! This year’s lineup includes: Akira, The Crow, Godzilla Destroy All Monsters, The Last Unicorn, The Rocketeer, Serenity, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze, Clash of the Titans (1981), and Tron (1982). The best part? Your NC Comicon tickets get you FREE passes to the movies! Check here for the weekend’s full film schedule and stay tuned for more surprises!

But it doesn’t stop there! On Saturday night put on your dancing shoes, your Superman cape- because it’s time for the universe-renowned pop-culture party extravaganza known as GUARDIANS OF THE GALA! Kicking off at 8pm at the Durham Armory directly across the street from the convention center, the Gala is the place to party down after an action-packed day at the show. We’ll have a DJ spinning your favorite tracks all night long, plus a few surprises! Come as you are, in your costume, your regular clothes, or your pajamas – and prepare to hardcore nerd-party the NC Comicon way!

Are you looking to break into the comic business? Come chat it up with our guest publishers ONI PRESS, VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT, and CALIBER COMICS! They’ll be set-up all weekend. Get your portfolios ready and stay tuned for information and schedules for portfolio reviews!

Wrap up your amazing weekend at NC Comicon with our huge Cosplay Contest, Sunday in the Carolina Theatre’s giant 1000 seat Fletcher Hall! Stay tuned for more information on the rules and regs, but start prepping your best cosplay chic!

So grab your tickets today! And don’t forget to pre-order your exclusive NC Comicon 2019 T-shirt featuring our mascot, the AstroBull, illustrated by guest of the show, MICHAEL CHO! Get your pre-orders in by October 20th to make sure you get the perfect fit! Pre-orders for shirts will show up right at check-out when you’re purchasing your tickets. Already have tickets to the show? No problem! Click here to pre-order a T-shirt directly!

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For tickets and further information please go to the website: www.nccomicon.com

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