Holy City Comic Con Debuts on January 23rd

holycitycomicconThe inaugural Holy City Comic Con will be held on Saturday, January 23rd at the Memminger Auditorium. The event will consist of a vendor expo and a Cosplay Party.

The expo will run from 11 am to 3 pm and includes:

  • Vendor booths
    • Park Circle Comics
    • Punk Monkey Comics
    • Executor Haruko Art
    • James Christopher Hill
    • Tim Showers
    • Mia Chavi Geekery and Rusted Gear Art
    • Christine Brunson
    • Jimmy Steen
    • Alex Smith Sketches
    • PopCycled Baubles
    • Accidental Astronaut
    • Black Sheep Productions
    • Hooks & Toggles
    • Pretty Weird Art
    • Soundwave Comics
    • Scott Cave Comics
    • Land of Misfit Toys
    • Heroes and Dragons
    • MCripps Art
    • Michelle Rose Design Studio
    • 501st Legion
    • Lovely Monkey Comics
    • Eyes Kreem Collectables
  • Photo opportunities with The 501st Legion and other favorite superheros
  • Food from Dashi Food Truck and Caribbean Creole

The expo will be followed by a Cosplay party from  7 pm to 11 pm. This event will include:

  • Live music from DJ Kilgo, DJ Kevbo, and other DJs
  • Light and video production
  • Video and arcade games
  • Dance performances
  • Jedi lightsaber duel
  • Comedian and EMCEE David “Apples” Appleton of Theatre 99
  • An open bar featuring specialty drinks
    • Free for Superhero ticket holders
    • Available for purchase for General Admission ticket holders
  • All attendees are invited to dress in costume and participate in a costume contest. The winner will receive a cash prize

Superhero tickets are $65 in advance. General Admission tickets, which just includes entrance into the event, can be purchased for $30. For more information, or to buy tickets, click here.

The official After Party will take place at Republic Garden & Lounge. A Holy City Comic Con ticket is good for free entrance into the bar.

A portion of the proceeds from Comic Con will benefit Redux Contemporary Art Center.

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