Catch the Wave

Awesome Con is returning to DC soon on Easter weekend, March 30 through April 1, 2018. Once again the event will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Pl NW in Washington, DC.

Writers and artists at the show include Abby Denson (Dolltopia), Andrew Aydin (MARCH), Bryan Tillman (Dark Legacy), Bryan Turner (Adventure Time), Carole E. Barrowman (Arrow: The Dark Archer), Chrissie Zullo (Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love), Colleen Doran (Faith), Dan Parent (Archie Comics), Fabian Nicieza (X-Force), Frank Tieri (Wolverine), Greg Capullo (Batman), J. Scott Campbell (Danger Girl), J.K. Woodward (Assimiliation2), James Tynion IV (Detective Comics), Jerry Gaylord (Fanboys Vs Zombies), Magdalene Visaggio (Kim & Kim), Mark Wheatley (Doctor Cthulittle), Michael Cho (Shoplifter), Penelope Gaylord (Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake), Rafer Roberts (A&A: The Adventures of Archer and Armstrong), Scott Snyder (American Vampire), Sorah Suhng (Hercules), Stan Lee (Marvel Comics), and Tom King (The Sheriff of Babylon).

Celebrity guests are Ben Savage, Rider Strong, and Will Friedle (Boy Meets World), Caitlin Blackwood (Doctor Who), Charisma Carpenter and J. August Richards (Angel), Charlet Chung (Overwatch), Count Gore De Vol (horror host), Cress Williams (Black Lightning), Dave Bautista, Michael Rooker, Pom Klementieff, and Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy), Janet Varney (The Legend of Korra), Jeremy Bulloch and Joonas Suotamo (Star Wars), John Barrowman (Torchwood), Lucie Pohl (Overwatch), Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville), New Day (pro wrestlers), Phil LaMarr (Futurama), Stephen Amell (Arrow), and Troy Baker (Batman: Arkham Origins).

Events, panels, Pride Alley, and costume contest will be held throughout the weekend.

The three-day weekend pass is $75, Friday is $35, Saturday is $50, and Sunday is $35, plus there are VIP levels.

Awesome Con is open on Friday 12 PM to 8 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM.

To purchase tickets and learn more about the con, visit the convention website.