Catch the Wave

Pennsylvania natives, are you ready for a brand new event celebrating comics, entertainment and pop culture? Well get ready! On September 14-16, 2018, Keystone Comic Con is taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on 1101 Arch Street in Philadelphia.  

Media guests attending the show include Amy Acker (The Gifted), Andy Serkis (Lord of the Rings), Angela Kingsley, Brian Baumgartner, Catherine Tate, Oscar Nunez, Creed Bratton and Leslie David Baker (The Office), Anna Paquin, Joe Manganiello, Mechad Brooks, Stephen Moyer and Kristin Bauer (True Blood), Bam Margera (Jackass), Benny Potter and Daniel Rumbles (The Rise of Comic Book Movies: From the Pages to the Big Screen), Caroll Spinney (Sesame Street), ComicPOP, David Newell (Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood), Grey Delisle (Avatar), Jim Cornette (wrestling manager), John Barrowman (Arrow), Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series), Maile Flanagan (Naruto), Mark Kistler (Imagination Station), Maurice Lamarche and Rob Paulsen (Pinky & The Brain), Nolan North (Young Justice), Phil Lamarr (Justice League), Ray Park (Star Wars), Steve Whitmire (The Muppets), Tessa Netting (Bunk’d), Troy Baker (Avengers Assemble), Tommy Dreamer (House of Hardcore), Vic Mignogna (Bleach) and A.J. Styles, Daniel Bryan, and the Bella Twins (WWE). 

Comic guests attending the show include Alitha Martinez (Black Panther), Becca Farrow (Seventh Circle), Box Brown (Is This Guy For Real?), Brandon Montclair (Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur), Cara McGee (Over The Garden Wall), Chris Claremont (X-Men), Chrissie Zullo (Josie and the Pussycats), Christopher Uminga (Disney Gallery), Dave Perillo (Mondo Posters), David F. Walker (Luke Cage), Djibril Morissette-Phan (Glitterbomb), Erica Schultz (Daredevil), Fabian Nicieza (Deadpool), Franco (Tiny Titans), Frank Miller (Sin City), Fred Van Lente (Weapon X), Greg Capullo (Batman), Jamar Nicholas (Leon: Protector of the Playground), James Tynion IV (The Woods), Jim Zub (Champions), Jonathan Glapion (Dark Nights: Metal), Jonboy Meyers (Teen Titans), Ken Lashley (X-Men Gold), Kyle Starks (Rick and Morty), Maarta Laiho (Lumberjanes), Marc Laming (Fantastic Four), Naomi Romero (Anxiety Fox), Nick Spencer (The Fix), Oliver Bly (The Mushroom Knight), Peter Tomasi (Green Lantern Corps), Steve Orlando (Supergirl), and Tee Franklin (Bingo Love). 

During the three-day show, attendees have the chance to see pro wrestling manager Jim Cornette at several different events. Cornette will be at his Cornette’s Collectibles booth for the duration of the Keystone Comic Con, plus doing his one man show on Friday night, followed by “Extra Cheese with Jim Cornette,” a VIP experience involving free photo ops and personal time. Cosplay fans can also show off their talent, skill, and determination in the Keystone Championships of Cosplay, with the chance to win big prizes. Keystone Comic Con will also feature a variety of limited edition items and exclusives available for sale.

The con is running Friday 12 PM to 8 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 8 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes are $35 for Friday, $45 for Saturday and $40 for Sunday. A full weekend pass is available for $75, while children 6-12 can purchase a Kids 3-Day ticket for $25. VIP passes are also currently available.

For more information on the upcoming show, or to purchase tickets, visit keystonecomiccon.com