Catch the Wave

Looking for plans on Memorial Day weekend? Well, look no further, Phoenix Comicon is the place to be! The con is taking place on May 25-28, 2017 at the Phoenix Convention Center on 100 North 3rd Street in Phoenix, Arizona.

Media guests attending include Dick Van Dyke (Mary Poppins), Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who), Arthur Darvill, Ciara Renee, and Falk Hentchel (Legends of Tomorrow), Danny Trejo (Machete), Robert Duncan McNeill and Garrett Wang (Star Trek: Voyager), Ming-Na Wen and Gabriel Luna (Agents of SHIELD), Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville), John De Lancie (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Osric Chau and Curtis Armstrong (Supernatural), Neal McDonough (Arrow), Charlie Cox and Elden Henson (Daredevil), Jon Bernthal (The Punisher), Teddy Sears (The Flash), Anthony Michael Hall (Weird Science), Joan Cusack (A Series of Unfortunate Events), Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series), Alan Tudyk (Firefly), Bonnie Wright (Harry Potter), Holly Marie Combs (Charmed), Rachel Skarsten (Reign), Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Karen David and Sean Maguire (Once Upon A Time), and David Anders (iZombie).

Comic guests attending include Damon Begay (Interstellar Comix), Adam Orndorf (Blood & Dust), John Stinsman (Avengelyne), D.B. Stanley (Lord of Gore), Sheldon Mitchell (The Darkness), Darrell May and Sebastian A. Jones (Stranger Comics), Albert Morales (The Hellboy 100 Project), Billy Tucci (Shi), Chris Bachalo (Shade, the Changing Man), David Baron (The Authority), Ash Maczko and Ashley Witter (Squarriors), Mark Dos Santos (A Train Called Love), Peter David (The Incredible Hulk), The Fillbach Brothers (Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures), Livio Ramondelli (Transformers: Autocracy), Dave Beaty (The Beauty), Travis Hanson (The Bean Comic), Rick Leonardi (Cloak and Dagger), Megan Sloane and Ken F. Levin (First Comics), Bill Willingham (Elementals), Sherard Jackson (Galaxy For Hire), K. Lynn Smith (Plume), Reset Survivor (Earwig and Maggot), Tom Hodges (Star Wars Insider), Eric Mengel (OCHO), Marat Mychaels (Brigade), Dave Franchini (Wonderland), and Derek Riggs (Heavy Metal).

During the convention, fans have the opportunity to compete in terrifying escape rooms as well as a Talk Nerdy to Me: A Byte of Burlesque panel. Grab your closest friends and dance the night away at the Dork Knight Rises Party. There will also be a film festival, masquerade, Dick Van Dyke panel and countless autograph sessions and photo-ops. If you think you’ve got the skills, sign up for the Ultimate Geek Smackdown and prove it. Don’t miss out on the exciting panels and workshops taking place throughout the weekend as well.

The con is running Thursday 4 PM to 9 PM, Friday 10 AM to 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes are $20 for Thursday, $30 for Friday, $45 for Saturday, and $30 for Sunday. A sidekick pass for children 3-12 is available for $10 and is good for all four days, while a full event pass for adults is available for $75.

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