For those closer to the southeast than the northeast, the annual comics convention of Orlando, Florida rides into town this weekend, February 24-26. With legendary artist George Perez as this year's special guest, MegaCon is gearing up for a great opening.

Other guests include Dick Giordano, Bob Layton, Billy Dallas Patton, Howard Chaykin, Mike Wieringo, John Taddeo, and Mike McFarland. This year's long list of exhibitors includes:

Anime Nation
Diamond Comic Distributors
Hash, Inc.
Playmates, Inc.
Top Cow Productions
803 Studios
Abyssmal Entertainment
Across the Pond Studios
Andy Lee
Comicbookconventions.com/Knightshift En
Eidolon Entertainment
Galaxy Kid Productions
Interlude Films/Arnali Films
Jester Press
Possum Pirate Press
Psychotic Images
Rogue Moon Entertainment
US Federation of Batto Do
501st Rebel Legion
Adrain Cordrey
Alan Czarnecki
Ancient City Arms
Anime Cabana
Anime USA
Armada Games
Big Katts
Bigredguy Comics
Brute Force Leather
Capsule Corp
Captain Comics
Certificate of Authenticity
Chessex Manufacturing
CJ's Comics
Cloak and Dagger Comics
Crystal Clear Images
Digital Discs
Draven City Limits Tattoos

At the door weekend passes are $48. One-day passes are $22. A slight discount is offered for purchasing tickets in advance. Check out the official MegaCon site for more information at: http://megaconvention.com.