Catch the Wave

Portland natives, are you ready for three days of pop culture excitement? Well get ready, Rose City Comic Con is heading your way on September 7-9, 2018. The con is taking place at the Oregon Convention Center on 777 Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Portland. 

Media guests attending the show include Caity Lotz and Brandon Routh (Legends of Tomorrow), David Tennant and Catherine Tate (Doctor Who), John Barrowman (Torchwood), Chris Sullivan (This is Us), Evangeline Lily (Ant-Man and the Wasp), Felicia Day (The Guild), Gates McFadden and Michael Dorn (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Gregg Sulkin (Runaways), Jennifer Blanc-Biehn (Dark Angel), Joonas Suotamo (Star Wars: Solo), Karl Urban (Star Trek), Lex Lang (Digimon), Linda Blair (The Exorcist), Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, and Marin Kove (The Karate Kid), Max Mittelman (Seven Deadly Sins), Michael Biehn (Aliens), Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy), Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville), Ray Chase (Kingdom Hearts), Robbie Daymond (One-Punch Man), Sandy Fox (Betty Boop), Val Kilmer (Batman Forever), and Yuriko Yamaguchi (Nico Robin).

Comic guests attending the show include Aaron Duran (Asylum Avenue), Abby Denson (Cool Tokyo Guide), Adam Hughes (Batgirl), Adam Smith (Long Walk to Valhalla), Alex Maleev (Daredevil), Amy Chu (Posion Ivy), Amy Mebberson (Pocket Princesses), Andrew Maclean (Head Looper), Ben Saunders (The Gods Wear Capes), Brian Michael Bendis (Ultimate Spider-Man), Brian Thies (Star Wars: Legacy), Carole Barrowman (Hollow Earth), Cat Staggs (The Adventures of Supergirl), Cecil Castellucci (Shade), Chelsea Cain (Heartsick), Chris Roberson (iZombie), Chrissie Zullo (Fables), Christopher Uminga (Disney), Christopher Sebela (Heartthrob), Clayton Crain (Ghost Rider), David Mack (Daredevil), David Walker (Luke Cage), Diana Greenhalgh (Deadpool), Drew Rausch (Edward Scissorhands), Duncan Rouleau (Big Hero 6), Geof Darrow (The Matrix), Gerry Conway (The Punisher), Greg Rucka (Batwoman), Ibrahim Moustafa (Jaeger), James Silvani (Darkwing Duck), Jeff Parker (Aquaman), Jennifer Ely (The Shivering Truth), Jennifer Van Meter (Hopeless Savages), Jeremy Haun (The Beauty), Jim Mahfood (Clerks), Jim Starlin (Infinity Gauntlet), Jody Houser (Faith), Katie Cook (Gronk: A Monster’s Story), and Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo).

Throughout the convention, attendees can enjoy various autograph and photo sessions with celebrity guests. Powered by Tokyo Otaku Mode, a new hub for anime, manga, and cosplay fans can be found at Rose City Comic Con. The Animebashi hub brings together Japanese pop culture guests, exhibits, events, and more. The show will also feature a decked out Artists Alley and special activities for the whole family. 

The con is running Friday 1 PM to 8 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes are $35 for Friday, $50 for Saturday, and $45 for Sunday. A full weekend pass is available for $85, while children 2 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.

For more information on the upcoming con, or to purchase tickets, visit rosecitycomiccon.com.