Catch the Wave

South Florida’s large comic con is almost here! Florida Supercon is taking place on July 27-30, 2017 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center on 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Media guests attending the convention include Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who), John Barrowman (Arrow), Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy), Darryl “DMC” McDaniels (Darryl Makes Comics), Linda Blair (The Exorcist), LeVar Burton (Star Trek), Michael Cudlitz and Josh McDermitt (The Walking Dead), Amy “Lita” Dumas, Ric Flair, Mick Foley, Jerry “The King” Lawler, Teddy Long, Gangrel, and Sting (WWE), Jason David Frank and Amy Jo Johnson (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Ralph Macchio and Martin Kove (The Karate Kid), John de Lancie (Star Trek: Voyager), Lindsey McKeon (Supernatural), Jason Mewes and Brian O’Halloran (Clerks), Cindy Morgan (Tron), Adam Nimoy (Spock), Chris Sarandon and Ken Page (The Nightmare Before Christmas), Scotty Schwartz (A Christmas Story), Armin Shimerman (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and Tate Steinsiek (Face Off).

Comic guests attending include Neal Adams (Batman), Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire), John Beatty (Superman), Allen Bellman (Captain America), Chris Berman (Ace of Aces), Eric Bonhomme (Doomed), Rich Bonk (Spawn), Buzz (Harley Quinn vs. Superman), Ralph Cabrera (Hulk), Jeremy Clark (Hellchild: The Unholy), Adelso Corona (Deadpool Corps), Terry Cronin (Horsepower G), Jeff Dekal (Avengers World), Jose Delbo (Batgirl), Vanesa R. Del Rey (Black Widow), E. Robert Dunn (Echelon’s End), Larry Elmore (Dragonlance), David Finch (Aphrodite IX), Keith Giffen (Legion of Super-Heroes), Clayton Henry (Alpha Flight), Greg Horn (Elektra), Rebekah Isaacs (Angel & Faith), Georges Jeanty (Bishop), Michael Kingston (Headlocked), Greg Kirkpatrick (Living in Infamy), Aaron Kuder (Action Comics) and David Lloyd (Aliens).

In addition to various panels and workshops, Florida Supercon will also be hosting the Geek Film Festival as well as a Troma Fan Film Contest. In the gaming room not only can attendees play tournaments on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3, but NES, Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo, N64, Dreamcast, and Gamecube. They will also have a Virtual Reality Demo area where you can try VR sets like the HTC Vive, Virtuix Omni, and Samsung Gears. Not to mention the annual Cosplay Contest and photo shoots.

The con is running Thursday 1:30 PM to 1 AM, Friday 10:30 AM to 1 AM, Saturday 10:30 AM to 2 AM and Sunday 10:30 AM to 8 PM. One-day passes are $25 for Thursday, $35 for Friday, $45 for Saturday and $40 for Sunday. Children ages 4-9 are admitted free on Thursday and Friday, $8 for Saturday and $3 for Sunday. A full weekend pass is available for $85.

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