Catch the Wave

Alright Georgia, are you ready for a pop culture convention centered around fiction, fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, music and film? Well get ready, Dragon Con is heading your way on September 1-4, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta on 265 Peachtree Street Northeast Atlanta, GA.

Exciting guests attending the 2017 show include Peter Abrahamson (Robot Wars), Scott Adsit (Big Hero 6), Jarrod Carl Alberich (WhiteRocketBooks.com), Kevin Alejandro (True Blood), Robert Allsopp (The Martian), Kevin J. Anderson (X-Files), Shamier Anderson (Wynonna Earp), Taylor Anderson (Destroyermen), Mark Bagley (Thunderbolts), Cecil Baldwin (Welcome to Night Vale), Linda Ballantyne (Sailor Moon), Carole Barrowman (Hollow Earth), Paul Blackthorne, John Barrowman, Neal McDonough, and Echo Kellum (Arrow), Trace Beaulieu (Mystery Science Theater 3000), Julie Benz (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Steve Blum (Star Wars Rebels), Lesley-Ann Brandt (Lucifer), Danielle Panabaker, Jessica Camacho, and Rick Cosnett (Flash), Luciana Carro (Battlestar Galactica), Timothy Clarke (Dark Crystal), Amanda Conner (Harley Quinn), Adam Croasdell (Once Upon A Time), Brett Dalton (Agents of SHIELD), Kathleen David (Headcases), Delilah Dawson (Ladycastle), Shari DeBenedetti (Ghost Hunters), Guy Dorian (Star Wars Comics to Color), and D.C. Douglas (Resident Evil).

Additional guests are Michael Eklund (Fringe), Lynette Eklund (The Lost World: Jurassic Park), Nathan Fillion and Jewel Staite (Firefly), Brenden Fletcher (Gotham Academy), Megan Follows (Reign), Matt Fraction (Uncanny X-Men), Jill Frappier (Sailor Moon), Mark Gagliardi (Drunk History), Charles Gannon (Caine Riordan), Gil Gerard (Buck Rogers), Karen Gillan and Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy), Stacey Gordon (Sesame Street), Chris Gore (Film Threat), Claudia Gray (Evernight), Josh Greathouse (The Argonauts), Katie Griffin (Totally Spies), Richard Harmon and Christopher Larkin (The 100), Kim Harrison (Hollows), Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Paul Jenkins (Fablewood Saga), Van Jensen (Cryptocracy), Matt Smith, Billie Piper, Alex Kingston (Doctor Who), Stan Lee (Amazing Spider-Man), Shaun Manning (Interesting Drug), Peter Mayhew (Star Wars), Chloe Neill (Chicagoland Vampires), Jimmy Palmiotti (The Con Job), Afua Richardson (All Star Batman), Ashley Scott (Birds of Prey), William Shatner (Star Trek), Karl Urban (Star Trek Into Darkness), and Thom Zahler (My Little Pony).

Dragon Con will be hosting their 16th annual Dragon Con parade, various autograph sessions, the Dragon Con awards, as well as the Dragon Con Burlesque. There will also be live performances by bands and DJs, an exclusive night at the Georgia aquarium, reading sessions by several authors, a Labyrinth Masquerade Ball, a late night puppet slam, along with video and film rooms and wrestling matches. Clearly, Dragon Con has something for everyone to enjoy throughout the four-day show.

The con is running Friday 1 PM to 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, Sunday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Monday 10 AM to 5 PM. A four-day membership is available for $140, while single memberships for Saturday or Sunday only are available for $50 and $45, respectively. Eternal memberships and various other VIP packages are also currently available. Children seven and under are admitted for free.

For more information on the upcoming show, or to purchase memberships, visit http://dragoncon.org.