Press Release – Novi, MI: Motor City Comic Con, Michigan’s original Comic Convention, celebrates its 23rd Anniversary, May 18-20 at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave in Novi. The 2012 event brings together a stellar roster of Comic world luminaries, as well as a glittering array of iconic TV and film stars and fan favorites from the World of Wrestling as well. Complete event information available at www.motorcitycomiccon.com!
Featured media guests thus far include Dean Cain, of TV’s Adventures of Lois and Clark, Film icon Billy Dee Williams and son Corey Dee Williams, –plus Howard Hesseman and Loni Anderson of WKRP in Cincinnati, Peter Tork of the Monkees, Nichelle Nichols, the iconic Lieutenant Uhura from the original Star Trek series, Yvonne Craig, best known as Batgirl, stars of cult movie classic Boondock Saints– David Della Rocco and Sean Patrick Flanery and sultry, Detroit-born Twin Peaks sensation Sherilyn Fenn.
The talent and scope of Comic creators appearing at the 2012 Motor City Comic Con is unparalleled in the history of the show. The extensive list is available at http://www.motorcitycomiccon.com, but highlights include Joseph Lee, a Director on Fox TV show Family Guy, Detroiter Ryan Stegman, exclusive artist for Marvel Comics-best known for his work on the ever popular Scarlet Spider, Mike Grell artist/writer of Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Warlord, X-Men Forever and Action Comics, Ethan Van Sciver, an accomplished artist and perennial fan-favorite, who has contributed to many popular works at both Marvel and DC Comics.
Original art and limited edition prints by many of these contemporary masters are available for purchase at the event!
Motor City Comic Con gathers comic book and multi-media dealers from across the country, offering a vast variety of pop culture merchandise, including comics, art, tee shirts, movie memorabilia, posters, and more. Over 250 comic book creators, writers and artists will be on site at Comic Con, as well as more than forty actors from the television and sci-fi movie industry. Comic Con offers big fun for kids young and old!
Fans from across the Midwest travel to Motor City Comic Con to compete in the wildly popular Costume Contest on Saturday afternoon, sponsored by the Specs Howard School of Media Arts. Local celebrity judges will determine who will win the cash and gift packages, but all who participate and attend enjoy the hilariously fun afternoon! The Grand Prize winner also takes home a pair of monthly movie passes for a year, courtesy of Emagine Theatres of Metro Detroit.