Catch the Wave

Phoenix Comicon has invited pop culture fans to discover their inner geek on May 24-27, 2018. The convention is taking place at the Phoenix Convention Center on 100 North 3rd Street in Phoenix, Arizona.  

Media guests attending the show include Dave Bautista, Michael Rooker, and Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy), Greg Grunberg (Heroes), Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Jeremy Bulloch (Star Wars), Ming-Na Wen (Agents of SHIELD), Tim Curry (Rocky Horror Picture Show), Val Kilmer (Batman Forever), Wil Wheaton and Tracee Cocco (Star Trek: The Next Generation), William Shatner (Star Trek), Adelaide Kane (Reign), Eddie McClintock (Warehouse 13), Graham McTavish (Outlander), Irene Bedard (Pocahontas), Linda Larkin (Aladdin), Manu Bennett (The Hobbit), Paige O’Hara (Beauty and the Beast), Rebekah McKendry (Shock Waves), Sam Jones (Flash Gordon), Sean Patrick Flanery (The Dead Zone), and Summer Helene (Slaughter Party).

Comic guests attending the show include Adi Granov (Iron Man: Extremis), Alan Davis (Captain Britain), Brain Azzarello (100 Bullets), Greg Capullo (Batman), Jae Lee (The Inhumans), Klaus Janson (The Defenders), Mark Farmer (Green Lantern), Peter David (Tigerheart), Scott Snyder (American Vampire), Tim Sale (Batman: The Long Halloween), Arthur Adams (Longshot), Beth Sotelo (Suicide Squad: Most Wanted), Billy Tucci (Shi), Bob Camp (Ren & Stimpy), Brian and Kristy Miller (Doctor Who), Brian Augustyn (Justice League), Brian Pulido (Lady Death), Cary Nord (Daredevil), Charles Soule (She-Hulk), Dan Panosian (Thor), Dan Parent (Archie Comics), Dave Franchini (Cinderella Serial Killer Princess), Dave Johnson (Deadpool), David Michelinie (Spider-Man Magazine), Frank Cho (Liberty Meadows), James Tynion (The Immortal Men), Jim Calafiore (Aquaman), and Katie Cook (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic). 

During the four-day show, attendees can enjoy various panels, workshops, autograph and photo sessions, as well as a fully stocked exhibitors floor and artists alley. The show also features the Phoenix Gaymers Diversity Lounge, Escape Rooms, Art Shows, Tabletop Gaming Library, Cosplay Lounge, The Steampunk Bustle, Talk Nerdy to Me Adult Show, Speed Dating, and the Anime Anonymous Macho Cafe. Plus theyll host Rocket Raccoon’s Rad 80s Party, The Rick Sanchez House Party, Jason David Frank Martial Arts Demo, Hunt for the Infinity Stones, and a Masquerade Costume Contest. 

The show is running Thursday 10 AM to 11:30 PM, Friday 10 AM to 1 AM, Saturday 10 AM to 1 AM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5:30 PM. One-day passes are $30 for Thursday, $35 for Friday, $55 for Saturday, and $40 for Sunday. A full weekend pass is available for $110, while children 2 and younger are admitted for free. 

For more information on the upcoming convention, or to purchase tickets, visit phoenixcomicfest.com.