Catch the Wave

Get ready Anaheim, a three-day weekend of pop culture fun is heading your way! On March 23-25, 2018, WonderCon is taking over the Anaheim Convention Center on 800 West Katella Avenue in Anaheim, California. 

Special guests confirmed to attend the show include Sergio Aragonés (MAD), Ryan Benjamin (Batman Beyond), NidhiChanani (Pashmina), Michael Dante DiMartino (Avatar: The Last Airbender), Mark Evanier (Garfield), Jason Fabok (Suicide Squad), Mitch Gerads (Mister Miracle), Kevin Grevioux (I, Frankenstein), Larry Hama (G.I. Joe), Kevin Hearne (Iron Druid Chronicles), Erin Hicks (The Nameless City), Jody Houser (Faith), John Jennings (The Blacker the Ink), Kelley Jones (Batman), Dan Jurgens (Action Comics), Jim Lee (Batman: Hush), David Petersen (Mouse Guard), Ed Piskor (Hip Hop Family Tree), Matthew Rosenberg (Phoenix Resurrection), Patrick Rothfuss (The Name of the Wind), V.E. Schwab (Shades of Magic), Liam Sharp (Wonder Woman), Gail Simone (Deadpool), Cat Staggs (Crosswind), Mariko Tamaki (She-Hulk), Laini Taylor (Daughter of Smoke & Bone), and MarkWaid (Archie).  

A full programming guide for the 2018 show has yet to be revealed, however the website does offer a few teasers as to what attendees can expect. As in past years, WonderCon will also host several anime-focused events, as well as a fully stocked gaming station. During the weekend, WonderCon will also feature a children’s film festival and cosplay masquerade. Not to mention a massive artists alley and exhibitors floor, along with panels and workshops centered around all things pop culture. Be sure to visit the WonderCon website in the weeks leading up to the convention for more details on programming and special guests. 

The con is running Friday 11:30 AM to 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. WonderCon badges for adults are $35 for Friday, $35 for Saturday, and $20 for Sunday. Badges for teens 13-17 are $17 for Friday, $17 for Saturday, and $10 for Sunday. A full weekend pass is $75 for adults and $37 for teens. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paying adult. 

For more information on the upcoming con or to purchase tickets, visit comic-con.org/wca.