Big Apple Con March 11-12 With Stan Lee

Big Apple Con March 11-12 With Stan Lee

Stan Lee & Frank Miller Rock Big Apple Comic Con March 11-12!

BIG APPLE COMIC CON

March 11th & 12th 2017

Saturday 11th, 10am-7pm/Sunday 12th, 10am-5pm

Penn Plaza Pavilion/Pennsylvania Hotel

401 7th Ave @ 33rd St. NY 10001 (opposite Madison Square Garden)

MIKE CARBONARO’s BIG APPLE COMIC CON, New York’s longest-running Comic Book Convention, is thrilled to announce the triumphant return to NYC of Comic Book Legends STAN LEE and FRANK MILLER! For two incredible days hundreds of media celebrities, top comic book creators, writers, exhibitors, retailers, and Cosplayers will peaceably but riotously occupy the building to entertain and edify thousands of NYC’s coolest fans!

STAN LEE MARRIES MIKE CARBONARO! Not really, he’s only officiating for MIKE and his Cosplay Bride, but join us on March 10th at 7:30pm for a special Friday night VIP Press Event on the 18th Floor of the Hotel Pennsylvania!

STAN LEE is the most famous comic book creator in the known universe; a title well earned for his many contributions to pop culture. Along with his top artists including Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and Don Heck, Stan “The Man” co-created many modern myths as Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics such as: Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Dr. Strange, Hulk, the X-Men, Black Panther, Thor, Iron Man, the Avengers, Ant-Man, S.H.I.E.L.D., and the Silver Surfer!

FRANK MILLER (Appearing Sunday Only; Sponsored by Dave and Adam’s Card World and Metropolis Gallery NYC) set the comics world ablaze in the 80s as a revolutionary artist and writer with his groundbreaking runs on Daredevil, Elektra: Assassin, Ronin, and Batman: The Dark Night Returns. His creator-owned titles Sin City and 300 have produced multiple printings, acclaim, and several motion picture adaptations, some of which he co-directed.

ARTIST ALLEY

STAN and FRANK are joined by many top creators of comic books and related cool media, including:

JIM STERANKO (Captain America)

ROY THOMAS (Conan the Barbarian) appearing Saturday only

HOWARD CHAYKIN (Star Wars)

ARTHUR SUYDAM (Walking Dead)

MICHAEL GOLDEN (Dr. Strange)

RAMONA FRADON (Aquaman)

REILLY BROWN (Deadpool)

AARON LOPRESTI (Ms. Marvel)

NANCY SILBERKLEIT (Co-CEO of Archie Comics)

BASIL GOGOS (Warren Magazines)

BOB CAMP (Ren & Stimpy)

MARK TEXEIRA (Black Panther)

BILLY TUCCI (Shi)

BRIAN PULIDO (Evil Ernie)

JEFFREY VAUGHN (Bedtime Stories For Impressionable Children)

RENEE WITTERSTAETTER (Guardians of the Galaxy)

RICH BUCKLER (Deathlok)

MIKE McKONE (Avengers)

SOO LEE (Strange Attractors)

JIM SIMON (ShieldMaster)

GUY DORIAN (New Warriors)

J. DAVID SPURLOCK (Vanguard)

KRISTEN GUDSNUK (Henchgirl)

SEAN CHEN (Iron Man)

MIKE LILLY (Vampirella)

BRIAN KONG (Cryptozoic Entertainment)

BIG APPLE COMIC CON in collaboration with HIPPY COMIX will present UNDERGROUND ALLEY, featuring cutting edge, beyond the “mainstream” creators of Indy/Alternative Comix:

FRANK “Foolbert Sturgeon” STACK (Adventures of Jesus)

MARK BODE (Cobalt 60)

MIKE DIANA (Boiled Angel)

FLY-O (Punk Magazine)

JOHN ORLANDO (Humans)

CHELLE MAYER (Peacefulshades)

DAN FOGEL (Underground Price & Grading Guide)

MEDIA GUESTS

Our Media Guest list this year is our finest ever, bringing you a unique, star-studded­ experience! Meet:

The Punisher himself JON BERNTHAL (Sunday only)

From Game of Thrones and the upcoming Defenders, will appear alongside his Daredevil co-stars

ELDEN HENSON, PETER SHINKODA, GEOFFREY CANTOR, and GIDEON EMERY.

SPENCER WILDING, Darth Vader from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

BARBARA EDEN (I Dream of Jeannie)

JASON DAVID FRANK (Power Rangers, Ninjak)

JOHNNY BRENNAN (Jerky Boys, Family Guy)

ROY WOOLEY Special Effects and Prop Master (Zombieland, Hunger Games)

JACKSON BOSTWICK (Captain Marvel on Shazam!)

KATHY GARVER (Family Affair, Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends)

THE AMAZING KRESKIN

NEIL KAPLAN (Transformers, Voltron)

ROBB DEMAREST (Ghost Hunters International)

RYAN BUELL (Paranormal State)

TAIMAK (The Last Dragon)

ROBERT BRUCE (Comic Book Men)

MARTY GRABSTEIN (Courage the Cowardly Dog)

DAVID HARRIS and TERRY MICHOS (The Warriors)

PROGRAMMING

Our exclusive programming includes: workshops, panel discussions, films, trailers, surprise events, and more! On Sunday the Big Apple Con will offer a special screening of Michael Valentine’s COMIX: BEYOND THE COMIC BOOK PAGES, an exciting new feature film documentary about the world of comic books told through the thoughts and images of the creators, artists, writers, collectors, store owners, independent publishers, and especially the passionate fans who have made it the phenomenon that it is today!

SHOPPING

Lovers of Comics, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror, & Cosplay of all persuasions will find something for everyone while shopping for comic books, toys, posters, videos, original art, clothing & other collectibles, from the rarest as well as the newest and coolest goodies!

COSPLAY

BIG APPLE CON will once again bring the most amazing Cosplayers and costumers together for a fast-paced, exciting weekend of creative excellence! This year will be our largest ever, with multiple contests across different genres, professional judges, and over $15,000 in incredible prizes awarded! Our Super Sponsors include: Mood Designer Fabrics, Squishable, Five and Diamond SF, Bernina, Cosplay by McCall’s, Rickey’s NYC, and Prop Store. Come as any character in Comic Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror, Cartoons, Anime/Manga, Video Games, or make up your own! You can also participate in special themed group Cosplay photo shoots! On Sunday there will be a 12 and under Kids Costume Showcase where everyone gets a prize, as well as other fun activities for your younglings!

TICKETS

Big Apple Con, Penn Plaza Pavilion March 11th & 12th

Adults: $30 Saturday – $25 Sunday – both days $50.

Children: $10 per day (ages 6-12, 5 and under free).

Check our website for the latest info on our special VIP and Early Admission Packages!

TICKET PURCHASE & INFORMATION: www.bigapplecc.com

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