March 21st - 23rd, 2014
MegaCon is an East Coast convention for comic book, sci-fi, video game, and fantasy fans. The event features giants in the comic book industries, celebrities from TV shows and movies, and vendors for comic book companies and distributors. This year's featured guest is Stan Lee, former chairman of Marvel Comics and co-creator of famous comic book superheroes Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, and X-Men.
Other celebrity guests include actors from Walking Dead including David Morrissey who plays the Governor, Sonequa Martin-Green who plays Sasha, and Lauren Cohan and Steven Yeun who play Maggie and Glen respectively. Guests will also see Ron Perlman from Sons of Anarchy and Hellboy, John Barrowman from Doctor Who and Torchwood, voice actor Jim Cummings, Zeb Wells of Robot Chicken, and Peter Mayhew who is known for playing and voicing Star Wars' Chewbacca, plus many more famous faces. Celebrity guests require a fee for autographs, and most will cost anywhere from $15 to $50. Most will have headshots on hand to sign.
Shop through a variety of culture novelties, classic comic books, and video games. A plethora of vendors will be present with information on publishers and upcoming products. Meet famous comic book and anime artists and learn the tricks of the trade.
Friday, March 21 / 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 22 / 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 23 / 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Do not bring real swords, guns or any other type of an authentic weapon. Only props allowed. More rules and regulations can be found on the MegaCon website.
Children 10 and under are free with a paid adult ticket. The child is required to be present when tickets are purchased onsite, or picked up at the advance ticket booth in order to obtain their wristband. Infants are not required to have a wristband. Groups of 25 people or more are eligible for group prices.
A MegaCon mobile app with information about the convention is available for download.