Catch the Wave

Get ready Michigan, Motor City Comic Con is headed your way on May 19-21, 2017. The convention is being held at the Suburban Collection Showplace on 46100 Grand River Avenue in Novi, Michigan.

Exciting media guests attending include Aaron Sagers (Paranormal Lockdown Evidence Revealed), Aly Michalka (iZombie), Amy Dumas, Big Van Vader, and Sting (WWE), Amy Jo Johnson and Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Ani-Mia (cosplayer), Anthony Michael Hall and Ilan Mitchell Smith (Weird Science), Austin Amelio, Josh McDermitt, Jason Douglas, Khary Payton, and Tom Payne (The Walking Dead), Barbara Eden (I Dream of Jeannie), Billie Piper (Doctor Who), Carole E. Barrowman (Hollow Earth), Dennis Rodman (NBA), Hannah Kasulks (The Exorcist), Herbert Jefferson Jr. (Battlestar Galactica), James Remar (Dexter), John Barrowman (Arrow), John E.L. Tenney (Ghost Stalkers), John Francis Daley (Bones), Jordon Trovillion (Comics Continuum), Joseph Gatt (Thor), Karolyn Grimes (It’s a Wonderful Life), Kell Le Brock (Hidden Affairs), Kristy Swanson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), LeVar Burton and Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk), Marky Ramone (The Ramones), Martin Starr (Freaks and Geeks), Mena Suvari, Shannon Elizabeth, and Thomas Ian Nicholas (American Pie), Michael Rooker and Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy), Rob Schneider (Grown Ups), Robin Lord Taylor (Gotham), Ron Perlman (Hellboy), Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings), Tony Todd (Candyman), Vic Mignogna (Fullmetal Alchemist), and Zach McGowan (The 100).

Comic guests attending include Alex Buechel (Star Wars Rebels), Allen Bellman (Captain America), Amy Grachow (Up-In-The-Sky), Andrew Day (Best In Show), Andrew Harmon (The New Ghostbusters), Andy Bennett (The Phantom: Generations), Andy Lanning (Legion of Super-Heroes), Anna Lisa (Inward Bound), Mike Roll (Apooka), AUGKIM (Goon Dock Street Cretins), Ben Miller (Kaneesha), Bernard Chang (Wonder Woman), Bianca Roman-Stumpff (Puff Monster), Bill Bryan (Oz), Billy Tucci (Shi), Brandon Peterson (Ultimate X-Men), Brett Pinson (The Adventures of Carl), Brian E. Lau (Hall of Heroes), Buzz (JSA), Caleb King (Surreality), Chris Burnham (Batman Incorporated), Chris Ehnot (Steam Wars), Chris Ringler (Back From Nothing), Chris Sanchez (Mariachi), Chris Thomasma (Clarity Girl: Smick City Savior), Christopher Franchi (Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders), Chroma Coma, Clare Kolat (New Here), Dan Dougherty (Beardo), Darryl Banks (Doc Savage: Man of Bronze), Katie Cook (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic), Kevin E. Meinert (Vampirella), Patrick Gleason (Superman), Ralph Tedesco (Grimm Fairy Tales), Ryan Stegman (Superior Spider-Man), Thom Zahler (Love and Capes), Topher Kearby (Magnificent Mess), and Yanick Paquette (Wonder-Woman Earth One). Other artists include Aaron Kirby, Andrew Heath Design, Angel Onofre, AngelSVisionS, Audra Olivia, Benjamin Miller, Bryan Kosciolek, Bryan Mazany, Cora Talkington, Dennis Burke, Dina Karim, and Levi Craig.

In addition to the parade of celebrities attending the convention, Motor City Comic Con has an impressive program planned. Such as the annual cosplay contest, complete with a first place prize of $500! There will also be a kids only cosplay contest, a charity blood drive, Saturday night bash, a full gaming station, panels and workshops, along with a VIP screening of Amy Jo Johnson’s The Space Between.

The con is running Friday 2:30 PM to 7 PM, Saturday 10:30 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10:30 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes are $25 for Friday, $40 for Saturday, and $30 for Sunday. A full-weekend pass is available for $75. Passes for children (12 and under) are $10 any day with a 3-day pass available for $20. Children 5 and under are admitted for free.

For more information on the upcoming con, or to purchase your tickets, visit motorcitycomiccon.com.