Catch the Wave

Are you ready Massachusetts? The Northeast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza (NECC) is headed your way on March 4-5, 2016, located at the Shriners Auditorium on 99 Fordham Road in Wilmington, Massachusetts.

Exciting guests attending this year's convention include Mark McKenna (The X-Men), Dan Parent (Archie Comics), Joe St. Pierre (Batman Beyond), Alex Simmons (BlackJack: Blood and Honor), sculptor Lawrence Elig, Steve Lavigne (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Eric Bornstein (Behind The Mask Studio), Penny Slice, Gary Eckerson (Life's a Beach), Bill Diamond (The Dark Crystal), Noel MacNeal (Bear in the Big Blue House), Gary Sohmers (Wes Rex Collectibles), and Kadrolsha Ona (Toxic Tutu).

You'll want to bring your cosplay A-game to NECC as they have several contests taking place during the weekend. Including Create-a-Villain, Create-a-Character, Create-a-Hero, Cosplay Death Match, and a Cosplay Dating Game. There will also be an underground game arena, Starship Horizons bridge simulators, trivia contests, and a GeekBeat Radio stage. Not to mention celebrity guests signing autographs, panels, screenings, parties, VIP experiences, and countless vendors with vintage and modern toys, comic books, jewelry, clothing, art, and plenty more pop culture must-haves.

The con is running Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes are $15 for Saturday and $12 for Sunday. Children ages 7-13 will be $10 for either day, while kids under 7 are admitted for free. A weekend pass is also available for $20.

For more information on the con, or to purchase your tickets, visit www.necomiccon.net.