New Yorkers, have you been searching for something fun and exciting to do with the kiddos? Well, look no further! Kid’s Comic Con (KCC) is returning for its 11th annual event on Saturday, April 22, 2017. It’s located at the Bronx Community College, 181 Street and University Avenue, Bronx, New York.
The theme for this year’s children’s outreach program is…Power Rangers! Prepare to embark on thrilling adventures, while celebrating the diversity of heroes around the world. New programming and activities for this year will place children of all ages right into the heart of the action.
As always, KCC will feature noted comic creators and children’s entertainers. Such as Alex Simmons (comics creator/creator of KCC) Alitha Martinez (Iron Man), Chris Giarusso (G-Man), Diana Leto (Sesame Street), Emilio Velez Jr. (The Dodgeball Teens), Jesus Marquez (Guardian), Jim Salicrup (Papercutz), Joe Endres (MEGAZEEN), Mark Mariano (Happyloo), Noel McNeal (puppeteer for Sesame Street, Big Blue Bear, and Between the Lions), Paul Castiglia (Sonic the Hedgehog), and Pronto Comics. There will also be artists, free drawing workshops, cosplayers, book vendors, gamers, autograph signings, portfolio reviewing, and much more.
The Bronx’s premiere comics and gaming store, The Lair, will also be returning this year with roleplaying card game tournaments featuring Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, and Magic, the Gathering. This fun-for-all-ages competition is open to various player levels. The Lair is also brining plenty of supplies for KCC attendees to stock up on all their gaming needs.
The 2017 Kid’s Comic Con is running from 10 AM to 6 PM. As always admission is free, but attendees should register beforehand. For additional information and up-to-the-minute programming updates, visit Kid’s Comic Con on Facebook.