The inaugural Great Philadelphia Comic Con! is coming up on April 3 – 5 at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. The show is produced by the same folks who produce The Great Allentown Comic Con! at the Merchants Square Mall (home of The Philly Non-Sports Card Show).
Next month’s show packs a ton into the three-day weekend. The show boasts a great array of special guests, panels, cosplay, and other activities. On the media guest side, some of the celebrities include Star Trek‘s George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, and Walter Koenig; Mighty Morphin Power Rangers‘ Austin St. James, David Fielding, Kerrigan Mahan, David Yost, and Walter E. Jones; J. August Richards (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.); Seth Gilliam (Starship Troopers, The Walking Dead); and others. Artists include Jim Steranko, J.K. Woodward, Mike McKone, Scott Hanna, Terry Naughton, and others. For a full list of guests, visit the show’s guest and artist List Page.
For trading card collectors, The Great Philadelphia Comic Con! will feature an exclusive trading card set. The idea of the series is similar to the series found at The Great Allentown Comic Con—the cards can be collected from various tables around the exhibit floor. The cards highlight guests appearing at the show including both artists and celebrities.
The Great Philadelphia Comic Con! will also feature a cosplay contest though details for this have not yet been announced. You can find complete show details on the show website including show hours, admission rates, directions, and more.