Catch the Wave

Boston, are you ready to celebrate 10 years of fandom? Well get ready, Boston Comic Con is taking place on August 11-13, 2017 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on 415 Summer Street in Boston, Massachusetts.

Media guests attending include Matt Smith and Karen Gillan (Doctor Who), Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries), Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick, Patricia Quinn, Nell Campbell, and Meat Loaf (Rocky Horror Picture Show), Charlie Cox (Daredevil), Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes (Jay and Silent Bob), David Ramsey, Katie Cassidy, and John Barrowman (Arrow), Anthony Daniels (Star Wars), Karl Urban (Star Trek), Ming-Na Wen (Agents of SHIELD), James Marsters and Eliza Dushku (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Felicia Day (The Guild), Zach Callison (Steven Universe), Billy West (Futurama), Jess Harnell (Animaniacs), Nolan North and Troy Baker (Uncharted Series), Jennifer Hale (Mass Effect), Charlet Chung (Overwatch), David Hayter (Metal Gear Solid), Charles Martinet (Mario Bros.), Maile Flanagan (Naruto), Bryce Papenbrook and Trina Nishimura (Attack on Titan), and Amanda Miller (Naruto the Movie).

Comic guests attending include Stan Lee (The Amazing Spider-Man), Greg Capullo (X-Force), Drew Struzan (Indiana Jones), Tony Moore (Fear Agent), Ed McGuinness (Superman), Neal Adams (Batman), J. Scott Campbell (Gen13), John Romita Jr. (Uncanny X-Men), David Finch (The New Avengers), Adam Kubert (Astonishing Spider-Man), Arthur Adams (X-Factor), Adam Hughes (Wonder Woman), Humberto Ramos (Impulse), Tom King (The Vision), Peter Tomasi (Nightwing), Jimmy Cheung (Young Avengers), Phil Jimenez (Infinite Crisis), Sean Gordon Murphy (Teen Titans), Jae Lee (Inhumans), Mike Zeck (The Punisher), and Ken Lashley (Suicide Squad). As well as cosplayers Jessica Nigri, LeeAnna Vamp, Nicole Marie Jean, Monika Lee, Soni Aralynn Riddle, Heather 1337, Danica Rockwood, Jennifer Van Damsel, Missy Mayhem, Karli Woods, Chelsea Von Chastity, and Cecil Grimes.

Boston Comic Con will be hosting various celebrity photo sessions, autograph signings, as well as panels and workshops. Tim Curry and the cast of the Rocky Horror Picture Show will be hosting the ultimate Rocky Horror experience complete with a screening of the film. New this year is the Ink-Fusion Empire tattoo pavilion, which is the only professional Tattoo program that has a license agreement with Lucasfilm. There will also be a massive artist alley, cosplay photo park, costume contest, live readings by voice actors, a kids zone, Star Wars events by the 501st Legion, and so much more.

The con is running Friday 4 PM to 9 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes are $35 for Friday, $50 for Saturday and $40 for Sunday. A deluxe three-day pass is available for $90, while children 6-12 are admitted for $10 each day. Children under 6 are admitted for free. VIP packages are currently available as well.

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