MASHANTUCKET, CT, – The management and staff of Altered Reality Entertainment, LLC, in partnership with Foxwoods Resort Casino, announce today the ninth annual ComiCONN, “A Show for the Fans by the Fans” will be held June 30 and July 1, 2018.
The event will include all the same aspects that fans have come to expect from a comic con — celebrity appearances from the big and small screen, industry-leading comic book artists, and the best vendors in the market with toys and collectibles, as well as the ever-popular cosplay competitions and events.
Guests will be announced weekly as the year progresses leading up to ComiCONN 2018.
Tickets to ComiCONN go on sale today and can be purchased from the convention's website, www.comiconn.com.
About Altered Reality Entertainment, LLC:
Altered Reality Entertainment, LLC is an entertainment event company that produces multimedia, multi-genre events throughout the US, including their flagship event Rhode Island Comic Con, ComiCONN “A Show for the Fans by the Fans,” Colorado Springs Comic Con, Terror Con, and the newly added Empire State Comic Con. Altered Reality's latest ventures include comic book publishing and preparing for future expansion.
MASHANTUCKET, CT, – Less than days remain until ComiCONN, “A Show for the Fans by the Fans,” in partnership with Foxwoods Resort Casino, will be held June 10 and 11, 2017. The management and staff have announced the final schedule for panels, Q&As, photo ops, and gaming.
ComiCONN is proud to announce that this year's show will be dedicated to the memory of Carrie Fisher in partnership with NAMI Connecticut, the state's Outreach Partner for the National Institute of Mental Health. Fans are invited to visit the NAMI Connecticut table at the show on Saturday & Sunday for a free Star Wars patch (while supplies last ) exclusive to the show.
Panels and Q&A sessions will take place on the Celebrity Ballroom level of Foxwoods Resort Casino. To view the full schedule, visit the ComiCONN website at www.comiconn.com. Below is a sampling of what attendees can expect.
The Magic of Puppetry: 11:00 - 11:45
Featuring Bill Diamond, master puppeteer for films including Little Shop of Horrors, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth, and Simon Williamson (Return of the Jedi & The Dark Crystal). Moderated by Kevin Liell.
Still Riding High with the Sons of Anarchy: 12:00 - 12:45
Featuring Ron Perlman (Clay), Theo Rossi (Juice), and Ryan Hurst (Opie). Moderated by Ming Chen from AMC's Comic Book Men.
Walking with the Dead: A TWD Survival Guide: 1:00 - 1:45
Featuring Jeremy Palko (Andy), Kyla Kenedy (Mika), Anne Mahoney (Olivia), and Elizabeth Ludlow (Arat). Moderated by Ming Chen from AMC's Comic Book Men.
The Visitors Are Our Friends: A V Reunion: 2:00 - 2:45
Featuring Marc Singer (Donovan), Richard Herd (Supreme commander John), Frank Ashmore (Martin), and Greta Blackburn (Lorraine). Moderated by human Kevin Liell.
Meet the Artists of Altered Reality: 12:00 - 12:45
Featuring Ian Chase Nichols, John Lucas, Jay Kennedy, Chris Campana and Joe St. Pierre.
Timothy Zhan: Thrawn, I am your Father!: 3:30 - 4:15
Featuring Hugo Award winning writer Timothy Zahn. Moderated by Kevin Liell.
Sweep the Leg: A Cobra Kai Reunion: 11:00 - 11:45
Featuring William Zabka (Johnny), and Martin Kove (Sensei Kreese). Moderated by Ming Chen from AMC's Comic Book Men.
The Dark Lords of the Sith Gather at ComiCONN: 12:00 - 12:45
Featuring Ray Park (Darth Maul), and Spencer Wilding (Darth Vader from Rogue One). Moderated by Kevin Liell.
From Serenity to the Teen Titans: Sean Maher's Storied Career: 1:00 - 1:45
Featuring Sean Maher. Moderated by Ming Chen from AMC's Comic Book Men.
Go Green Ranger Go: Jason David Frank Live on Stage: 2:00 - 2:45
Featuring Jason David Frank. Moderated by Ming Chen from AMC's Comic Book Men.
Kevin Sussman: Bangin' with The Big Bang Theory: 1:00 - 1:30
Featuring Kevin Sussman. Moderated by Steve Savino, general manager and online personality of the Bristol Beat.
In addition, ComiCONN will hold two costume contests on Saturday June 10th in the Celebrity Ballroom. The Kids Costume Contest will be held at 4 p.m. Adults are invited to compete in the ComiCONN Cosplay Contest at 5 p.m. with hosts Renata Gatti, Nicole Fonseca, and celebrity host Ming Chen from AMC's Comic Book Men. Judges include Jennifer Rose, Khepera Von Stitches, Kati Coe, and Cheryl Wild.
Tickets are still on sale for ComiCONN “A Show for the Fans by the Fans!” through the convention's website, www.comiconn.com.
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