Catch the Wave

Attention Orlando residents! Are you ready for four days of family fun centered around all things comic, gaming, anime, and sci-fi? MegaCon is heading your way on May 24-27, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center on 9800 International Drive in Orlando, Florida.

Media guests attending the show include Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park), Jason Momoa (Justice League), Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings), Lucy Lawless and Renee O’Connor (Xena: Warrior Princess), John Cena, Alexa Bliss, Braun Strowman, and Shinsuke Nakamura (pro wrestlers), Billy Dee Williams and Joonas Suotamo (Star Wars), Charlie Cox (Daredevil), Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon a Time), Catherine Tate (Doctor Who), Karl Urban (Star Trek), Paul Reubens (Pee-wee’s Playhouse), Cary Elwes, Chris Sarandon, and Wallace Shawn (The Princess Bride), Amy Jo Johnson (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Amy Acker (The Gifted), Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis, and Annabeth Gish (The X-Files), Cress Williams, Nafessa Williams, and China McClain (Black Lightning), Michael Cudlitz (The Walking Dead), and Gregg Sulkin (Runaways). 

Comic guests attending the show include Ed McGuinness (The Amazing Spider-Man), Rob Liefeld (Deadpool), Jim Lee (Batman), J. Scott Campbell (The Uncanny X-Men), Scott Snyder (Batman: Gates of Gotham), Greg Capullo (Spawn), Andy Kubert (Dark Knight III), David Finch (Batman: The Dark Knight), Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn), Francesco Mattina (Star Wars: Darth Vader), Neal Adams (Detective Comics), Tom King (The Vision), Jock (2000 AD), Yanick Paquette (Wonder Woman), Brain Stelfreeze (Black Panther), Peter Tomasi (Superman), and José Luis García-López (New Teen Titans).

Attendees can browse through over 400,000 square feet of shopping madness, as well as a decked out artists alley and indy pavilion. The Ink-Fusion Empire tattoo pavilion will also be on hand, along with the Cosplay Photo Park, Kid Zone & Family Lounge, and the Batmobile from Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman movie. The exciting array of special guests will also be signing autographs and taking photos with fans throughout the convention. MegaCon invites fans to show off their cosplay skills at the SouthEast Qualifier for Fan Expo’s inaugural Masters of Cosplay Grand Prix. 

MegaCon is running Thursday 4 PM to 9 PM, Friday 10 AM to 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes are $20 for Thursday, $35 for Friday, $50 for Saturday, and $40 for Sunday. A full weekend pass is available for $99, while children ages 6-12 are admitted for $10 daily. 

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