Catch the Wave

Pop culture fun and cosplay madness is invading Seattle on March 14-17, 2019! The annual Emerald City Comic Con returns to the WA State Convention Center on 705 Pike Street in Seattle, Washington. 

Exciting media guests attending the show include Ben Savage, Rider StrongDanielle Fishel, Will Friedle, and William Daniels (Boy Meets World), Brian W. Foster, Taliesin Jaffe, Travis Willingham, Laura Bailey, Sam Riegel, Marisha Ray, Matthew Mercer, and Liam O’Brien (Critical Role), Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin, and Gaten Matarazzo (Stranger Things), Christopher Sabat and Colleen Clinkenbeard (Dragon Ball Z), Dominique Provost-Chalkley and Katherine Barrell (Wynonna Earp), George Takei (Star Trek), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Ian Somerhalder (Vampire Diaries), James Arnold Taylor (The Clone Wars), Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, and Rainn Wilson (Star Trek: Discovery), Jonny Cruz (Overwatch), Mary McDonnell (Major Crimes), Nolan North (Uncharted), Ross Marquand (The Walking Dead), Vanessa Marshall (Star Wars Rebels), and Vic Mignogna (Fullmetal Alchemist). 

Comic guests attending the show include Adam P. Knave (Amelia Cole), Afua Richardson (Black Panther), Agnes Garbowska (DC Super Hero Girls), Alex Maleev (Daredevil), Alison Sampson (No Mans Land), Andrew Griffith (Transformers), Andrew MacLean (Head Looper), Andy Price (My Little Pony), Ariela Kristantina (The Logan Legacy), Blacky Shepherd (Pumpkinhead), Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals), Chris Roberson (iZombie), Christopher Jones (Young Justice), Corin Howell (Ghostbusters), Cryssy Cheung (Star Trek Boldly Go), Daniel HDR (The Shadow), David Baron (Detective Comics), D.J. Kirkbride (Errand Boys), Donny Cates (Venom), Duncan Rouleau (Ben 10), Dustin Nguyen (Descender), Edwin Huang (Street Fighter), Hope Nicholson (The Secret Lovers of Geek Girls), Ibrahim Moustafa (Panic: Gotham), Irene Koh (Legend of Korra), James Asmus (Quantum & Woody), Jamie McKelvie (Young Avengers), Katie Cook (Star Wars: My Little Pony), Laura Braga (DC Comics Bombshells), Marcio Takara (Wolverine), Matt Wagner (Mage), Nicole Goux (Jem and the Holograms), Paul Reinwand (Exisle), Rod Reis (C.O.W.L.), Sana Takeda (X-23), Tana Ford (LaGuardia), Trungles (Twisted Romance), and Zack Kaplan (Eclipse).

During the show, young superheroes in training can enjoy the family-friendly atmosphere and activities in Family HQ. Along with hands-on workshops and cosplay contests, this area will also feature a brick building area with storytelling from show guests. Gamers can try their hand at classic arcade games, roleplaying games, and even some unreleased games in the Gaming ECCC center. Those 21 and up can sample the best of the West Coast’s independent craft beers and ciders at ECCC’s League of Libations. The Western Championships of Cosplay will also returns to ECCC as the first stop in ReedPOP’s 2019 Global Championships of Cosplay.

The con is running 10 AM to 7 PM on Thursday-Saturday and 10 AM to 5 PM on Sunday. One-day passes are $30 for Thursday, $45 for Friday, and $45 for Sunday. Tickets for Saturday, four-day kids tickets, and four-day adult passes are all sold out. Children 5 and under are admitted for free.

More con details can be found on the Emerald City Comic Con website.