MEDIA ADVISORY FOR FRIDAY, MAY 15 THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 17
MOTOR CITY COMIC CON BEAMS DOWN WILLIAM SHATNER
FOR HIS SECOND CONSECUTIVE APPEARANCE AT MOTOR CITY COMIC CON,
MICHIGAN’S NO.1 POP-CULTURE EVENT, MAY 15 – 17
What: Motor City Comic Con enlists the largest cast and crew of comic and media guests ever for its 26th annual comic con event. Comic con lovers will have another chance to see William Shatner, most known for his portrayal of “Captain James T. Kirk” in the science fiction television seriesStar Trek, on Sunday for his second consecutive visit to the Motor City.
Michigan’s No. 1 pop-culture event gathers fans of all ages to meet and greet more than 300 creators, writers, illustrators and actors from their favorite comics, television shows and movies.
Weekend activities include Saturday’s cosplay contest, where local celebrity judges will determine which comic costume will win prizes and gift packages. Motor City Comic Con’s annual Saturday Night Bash will celebrate comic con weekend providing free entertainment and refreshments to the public beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday is also Kid’s Day featuring kid-friendly activities with the comic and media guests.
Who: Motor City Comic Con 2015 celebrity guests include: Chloe Bennet, Camren Bicondova, Billy Boyd, Dean Cain, Robert Englund, Lou Ferrigno, Vivica Fox, Mark Margolis, Andrew McCarthy, Denis O’Hare, Robert Patrick, John Schneider, Jimmie Walker, Scott Wilson, Steven Yeun and many more. Comic guests include the legendary Neal Adams, Simon Bisley, James O’Barr, Joe Prado, Matt Wagner and more.
For a complete list of activities, guest lists and ticket information, visit www.motorcitycomiccon.com.
When: The three day event takes place on:
· Friday, May 15 (12:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.)
· Saturday, May 16 (10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)
· Sunday, May 17 (10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Doors open 30 minutes prior to the event for advanced ticket holders. General tickets, three day passes and VIP tickets are available online at www.motorcitycomiccon.com.
Where: Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Ave
Novi, MI 48374
About Motor City Comic Con
Michigan’s largest pop-culture event since 1989, Motor City Comic Con gathers comic book and multimedia dealers from across the country, offering a vast variety of pop-culture merchandise, including comics, art, t-shirts, movie memorabilia, posters and much more! Over 300 comic book creators, writers and artists are on site at Motor City Comic Con each year, as well as more than fifty actors from the television and movie industry. Motor City Comic Con offers big fun for kids young and old! For more information, visitwww.motorcitycomiccon.com.