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  Big Apple Comic Con 2018 - April 14 & 15 at Penn Plaza Pavillion, NYC

Big Apple Comic Convention is the premier boutique comic and popular culture show in the City, chock full of celebrities, dealers, collectors, cosplayers, and fans out for a good time in New York City!  This year the show will be on Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th at the Penn Plaza Pavillion. 
Our media guest list this year is our finest ever, bringing you a unique, star-studded­ experience! 

WILSON CRUZ (Star Trek: Discovery, My So-Called Life)
SHERILYN FENN (Twin Peaks, Shameless)
JENNIFER CIHI (Sailor Moon, Princess Mononoke)
MICHAEL COPON (Power Rangers Time Force, One Tree Hill)
JOHN O'HURLEY (Seinfeld, Archer)
C.J. RAMONE (The Ramones)
JOHNATHON SCHAECH (DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Ray Donovan)
LUA STARDUST (Professional Cosplayer, Model)
JÉNEL STEVENS (Black Panther, Luke Cage)
LARRY STORCH (The Batman/Superman Hour, F Troop - Saturday only)
TAIMAK (The Last Dragon)

Comic lovers can rejoice as we have a great assortment of writers and artists from Marvel, DC, and every independent in between:
SY BARRY (The Phantom)
BOB CAMP (Ren & Stimpy)
JOHN CASSADAY (Astonishing X-Men)
SEAN CHEN (Iron Man, X-O Manowar)
PETER DAVID (The Incredible Hulk, Babylon 5)
GLENN FABRY (Preacher, The Authority)
RAMONA FRADON (Metamorpho)
MICHAEL GOLDEN (G.I. Joe, The Walking Dead)
BRIAN KONG (Cryptozoic Entertainment)
ELAINE LEE (Starstruck)
TOSHIO MAEDA (Urotsukidōji)
ALEX MALEEV (Daredevil, Batman)
JOHN ORLANDO (Cybergen, Gene Roddenberry's The Universe)
ESAD RIBIC (Thor: God of Thunder)
SCOTT ROBERTS (SpongeBob Comics)
MIKE ROYER (The Demon)
MARK SCHULTZ (Xenozoic Tales, Prince Valiant)
JIM SHERMAN (Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes)
J. DAVID SPURLOCK (The Alluring Art of Margaret Brundage)
JIM STERANKO (Captain America)
ARTHUR SUYDAM (Black Panther, The Walking Dead)
TIMOTHY TRUMAN (Grimjack, Jonah Hex)
BILLY TUCCI (Shi, Sgt. Rock)
RENEE WITTERSTAETTER (Guardians of the Galaxy)
DAN FOGEL (Underground Price & Grading Guide)

Low ticket prices and family-friendly fun is the lure of this classic style convention that brings together fans of all kinds of entertainment from all walks of life.  Through the central theme of comic books, the convention features a large range of pop culture elements including science fiction/fantasy, film/television, cosplay, animation, anime, manga, toys, horror, collectible card games, video games, web comics, and fantasy novels. Including panels with celebrity and artist guests, the Big Apple Comic Con also features two main event Costume Contests, one each day!

ABOUT BIG APPLE CONVENTIONS:  For over 20 years Big Apple Conventions has presented the most outrageously fun comic and popular culture convention in New York City. Founded and owned by comic book maven Michael “Mike Carbo” Carbonaro in 1995, the show started at the auditorium of St Paul’s Church on 10th Ave. in Manhattan.  For over a decade the show has been at the Pennsylvania Hotel on 33rd St. and 7th Ave. across from Madison Square Garden. 

For further information and to purchase tickets, go to
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​PRESS CONTACTS:  For interviews with organizers or celebs…
Jamie Roberts ( or Kelly Walsh ( at Right Angle PR – 212-777-6727




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