22nd Annual Motor City Comic Con is a reunion for stars of Star Trek, Brady Bunch, Battlestar Galactica Films and TV!
Novi, MI: Motor City Comic Con, Michigan’s original Comic Convention, celebrates its 22nd Anniversary, May 13-15 at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave in Novi. The 2011 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. “Motor City Comic Con has become a very popular destination on the national Comic Convention circuit”, says event owner Michael Goldman, “The fans here are truly dedicated to pop culture and bring a great spirit and energy to the show, and past guests have really enjoyed themselves. Positive reviews travel at the speed of light in the Con world, and we’ve had great interest from across the industry this year.”
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!
A number of guests whose screen credits include Star Trek films as well as the TV series will gather at Motor City Comic Con; Kate Mulgrew, (Captain Kathryn Janeway, Star Trek: Voyager") George Takei (Sulu, the original TV series and first six films) Lee Arenberg (Ferengi, three Star Trek films) and Brent Spiner (Android Data, Star Trek: The Next Generation). TV Series Battlestar Galactica is also well represented with Dirk Benedict (Lt. Starbuck) and Herb Jefferson Jr. (Lt. Boomer) from the original series as well as Dean Stockwell (Brother Cavill) and Tricia Helfer (Number 6) from the remake. Youngest Brady Bunch siblings Mike Lookinland (Bobby) and Susan Olsen (Cindy) are also headed to MCCC, as well as America’s Sweetheart Cindy Williams (Laverne and Shirley, American Graffiti) European-born-but-Detroit-raised Marta Kristen (Judy Robinson, Lost in Space), a first-ever Con appearance for Sam Huntington (Jimmy Olsen of Superman Returns, Detroit Rock City) and Michigan son and Wayne State graduate Ernie Hudson (Winston Zeddemore, Ghost Busters).
The talent and scope of Comic creators appearing at the 2011 Motor City Comic Con is unrivaled in the history of the show. The extensive list is available at www.motorcitycomiccon.com, but highlights include Tim Sale (Marvel Comics) Carmine Infantino (the Flash), James Robinson (Starman), and Bill Sienkiewicz, (DC Comics) Original art and limited edition prints by many of these contemporary masters are available for purchase at the event.
Friday May 13-Sunday May 15
Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi
Adults One Day: $22 Advance $25 Door, Weekend: $50 Advance $55 Door,
Kids: Ages 6-10: One Day: $10, Weekend: $20 -under 5 Free
Friday: 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm, Saturday: 10:30 am – 6:00pm, Sunday: 10:30