Catch the Wave

Get ready Connecticut, TerrifiCon is returning on August 18-20, 2017. The con is being held at the Mohegan Sun Hotel on 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Media guests attending the con include Burt Ward and Lee Meriwether (Batman), Dean Cain (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman), Finn Jones and Jessica Henwick (Iron Fist), Sean Gunn and Chris Sullivan (Guardians of the Galaxy 2), Echo Kullum (Arrow), Benedict Samuel (Gotham), Violett Beane (The Flash), Shannon Purser (Stranger Things), Mike Zapicic, Bryan Johnson, and Ming Chen (Comic Book Men), and Tyler Green (Face Off). As well as cosplayers Ani Mia, Bob DeSimone, Becka Noel, Dhareza Cosplayza, Jennifer Rose, Ruby Rinekso, Saraphina, Sharon Rose, Karrigan Taylor, Myratheon Cosplay, and the Real-Life Peter Griffin. Various vehicles from the 1966 Batman will also be featured at the con, such as the Batcopter, Batboat, Batmobile, Batcycle, and Robin’s Go-Kart.

Comic guests attending include Scott Snyder (Detective Comics), Greg Capullo (Spawn), George Pérez (New Teen Titans), Marv Wolfman (Fantastic Four), Jerry Ordway (Superman), Mike DeCarlo (The Simpsons), Roy Thomas (All Star Squadron), Howard Chaykin (American Flagg), David Finch (Forever Evil), Meredith Finch (Rose), Kevin Maguire (Justice League), Keith Giffen (Lobo), Mike Zeck (Secret Wars), Steven Grant (The Punisher), John Beatty (Thanos Quest), Ron Lim (Infinity War), Kurt Busiek (Astro City), Stan Sakai (Usagi Yo Jimbo), Barry Kitson (Judge Dread), Brett Booth (Backsplash), Norm Rapmund (Booster Gold), Ryan Meinerding (Thor), Ron Garney (X-Force), Peter David (Spider-Man 2099), Neal Adams (Batman), Joe Corroney (Star Wars), Kristen Gudsnuk (Henchgirl), and Michael Golden (G.I. Joe).

As a tribute to the late Adam West, TerrifiCon will be hosting a Bat-themed variety show – Bat-urday Night Live – comedy and music, with a tribute to West from Burt Ward and Lee Meriwether. There will also be a screening of the 1966 Batman film. Tickets to this event, now available, also get you access to the rooftop after party and a commemorative poster and t-shirt. The rooftop party will feature music, games, food trucks, and more. Comic Book Men’s Ming Chen will host along with cosplayers, DJs, bands, and more. There will also be a poker table set up hosted by Sean Gunn, as well as a kids only zone and annual costume contest.

The con is running Friday 1 PM to 8 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes are $27 for Friday, $30 for Saturday, and $27 for Sunday. A three-day pass is available for $75, while children under 10 are admitted for free.

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