Catch the Wave

One of Portland’s premier pop culture events, Rose City Comic Con is suiting up for another amazing year! The con is being held on September 13-15, 2019 at the Oregon Convention Center on 777 North East Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard in Portland, Oregon.   

Media guests attending the show include Tim Curry (Clue), Zachary Levi (Shazam), Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Anthony Michael Hall, Kelly LeBrock, and Ilan Mitchell Smith (Weird Science), Bill Farmer (A Goofy Movie), Cary Elwes, Wallace Shawn, and Chris Sarandon (The Princess Bride), Bonnie Wright, Matthew Lewis, and Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Greg Cipes (Teen Titans Go), Matt Smith and Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who), Jason Marsden (Hocus Pocus), Justin Briner and Monica Rial (My Hero Academia), Leslie David Baker, Kate Flannery, and Oscar Nunez (The Office), Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk), Pauly Shore (Encino Man), Ross Marquand (The Walking Dead), and Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation). 

Comic guests attending the show include Neal Adams (Batman), Adam Kubert (Wolverine), Adi Granov (Iron Man), Amy Chu (Red Sonja), Andy Fish (Jack the Ripper), Cary Nord (Suicide Squad), Dan Panosian (Daredevil), Dana Simpson (Ozy and Millie), Dave Johnson (100 Bullets), David Finch (The Dark Knight), Drew Rausch (Sullengray), Greg Rucka (Lazarus), Hyungsung Lee (Hunger Strike), James Tynion IV (Batman Eternal), Jody Houser (Faith), Joshua Williamson (The Flash), Kelly Fitzpatrick (Betty & Veronica), Kelly Sue DeConnick (Bitch Planet), Kyle Higgins (Gates of Gotham), Marguerite Bennett (Batwoman), Mark Brooks (The Amazing Spider-Man), Matt Fraction (Hawkeye), Matthew Loux (The Time Museum), Matthew Rosenberg (Punisher), Mindy Lee (Crimson Lotus), Veronica Fish (Archie), and Steve Orlando (Midnighter). 

A new feature to Rose City is the unofficial convention for fans of Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, LeakyCon! There will also be Rose City Jr., where families can meet their favorite characters, experience tons of hand-on activities and visit an entire stage dedicated to kids programming the whole weekend. Returning to the show is the annual costume contest which welcomes everyone 11 and up to show off their cosplay skills and win cash prizes.

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, $45 for Saturday, $40 for Sunday, and $75 for all three days. A kids (ages 3-10) weekend pass is available for $15. Select premium and celebrity packages are also currently available. 

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