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Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con (June 23-25): Guests | Programming | AfterParty

Friday, June 23rd kicks off Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con and the title doesn’t do it justice. This outstanding convention runs through Sunday, June 25th at the Las Vegas Convention Center and has a fantastic lineup of guests, programming, heck there’s even an official Amazing Comic Con AfterParty!

From acclaimed comic creators as Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Gerry Conway, and Kevin Eastman, to some of today’s hottest names, such as Jason Fabok, Chad Hardin, Tyler Kirkham, Eddie Nunez, and Tony Fleecs. Some of Action Lab Entertainment’s popular creators will be on hand as well, such as Corey Kalman, Brockton McKinney & Christian Moran w/ cover model April O’Neil (AMERIKARATE), and Dan Mendoza (ZOMBIE TRAMP)!

There are also popular voice actors like Veronica Taylor (Pokemon, Sailor Moon) and Bonnie Gordon (Street Fighter), and Attack on Titan panel, a Street Fighter panel, Star Wars celebs Ray Park and Peter Mayhew, an Adam West tribute featuring Batman ’66 stars Burt Ward, Lee Meriweather, and Julie Newmar, and oh yeah, a guy named Stan Lee. Heard of him?

Here’s a look at what to expect this weekend in Sin City at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2017!


PROGRAMMING FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 23rd

Convention Hall Open From 3PM-8PM

3:00pm

FORCE FRIDAY

Convention Hall

Select artists provide *FREE* Star Wars Sketches for fans of all ages.
Please check the Artist Alley list, where all names listed in BOLD are participating.

4:00pm

STAN LEE PHOTO SESSION

Froggy’s Photo Area

Tickets are available at the Stan Lee Collectibles Booth

GARAGE FX MAKERS DEMO

Convention Hall- Expo Area

Garage FX Family conduct make & take workshops throughout the weekend, each based on household items.
Check by their booth where you can get introduced to prop building, armor making, and more!

5:00pm

STAN LEE AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Stan Lee Collectibles Booth

Tickets available at the Booth, as well as Pre-Sale.

POKEMON & MORE: Spotlight on Veronica Taylor

Main Stage

Get to know VERONICA TAYLOR, the voice behind Pokemon’s Ash Ketchum in this entertaining Q&A Panel!

6:00pm

OVERWATCH FAN MEET-UP

Main Stage

Blizzard’s Overwatch has rocked fan community, blending first person shooter game,
with live competition, compelling graphics, and fresh character designs.
Delve into the back stories here, as we host a fan screening of the online short stories

MY LITTLE PONY FAN MEET-UP with TONY FLEECS

Room A (Upstairs)

Bronies and Pegasisters unite in this all ages fan meet-up.
Here, IDW Artist TONY FLEECS will conduct a Q&A session,
host trivia questions, while awarding prizes for Pony fans!

7:00pm

COSPLAY RED CARPET w/ THE LIBRARY BARDS

Main Stage

Show off your Friday cosplay on the Main Stage catwalk, as photographers and fans gather for this showcase.
Fan Favorite Pop Parody group, THE LIBRARY BARDS will also be performing!


 PROGRAMMING FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 24th

Convention Hall Open From 10AM-7PM

10:15am

TODD McFARLANE ULTIMATE FAN SIGNING

Convention Hall- Booth 201

The lucky 100 who were able to get the Ultimate Fan Package for Todd McFarlane will be able to attend this session.  Only 2 items will be allowed person, ages 13 and up. Please no CGC, or other witnessing/grading.
You MUST have Special Lanyard and McFarlane Badge for this session.

10:30am

STAN LEE PHOTO SESSION

Froggy’s Photo Area

Tickets are available at the Stan Lee Collectibles Booth

11:00am

KEVIN EASTMAN- TMNT AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Convention Hall- Booth 501

Teenage Mutant Ninja Creator Kevin Eastman will be hosting a fan signing until 1:00pm.  Each fan will receive *1* free signature with mini quick remark turtle.  TMNT VIP will have priority for this session!

PAWN STARS- LAS VEGAS COLLECTIBLE EXPERTS!

with Steve Johnston Rogue Toys, and More

Panel Room A (Upstairs)

Las Vegas is the Pawn Capital of the world, and a few years back a really popular reality show launched because of it.  Amazing Comic Con showcases the Collectibles EXPERTS from the TV Program.  Here they share stories from behind the camera, as well as give you tips on what to look for when searching for rare items such as toys, autographs, memorabilia and more!

11:30am

McFARLANE AUTOGRAPH SESSION, GENERAL ADMISSION

Convention Hall- Booth 201

Todd McFarlane will spend Saturday with the fans.  Again, Only 2 items will be allowed person, ages 13 and up. Please no CGC, or other witnessing/grading.

12:00pm

STAN LEE AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Stan Lee Collectibles Booth

Tickets available at the Booth, as well as Pre-Sale.

GOTHAM NIGHTS with Jason Fabok, Chad Hardin, and more!

Main Stage

Batman. The Button. Harley Quinn.
These great artists have given the comic market fan-favorite characters and storylines.
Join these creators in this special session.

HOW DID THEY MAKE THAT? Costuming with Garage FX

Panel Room A (Upstairs)

Jason Fowlers and Guy Caldwell host a power point presentation on creating costumes, props and more from household and garage items.  This is a perfect class for folks curious about cosplay, how to start, or for seasoned vets of the costuming world looking to take the next step.

1:00pm

ROB LIEFELD AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Convention Hall- Booth 515

CELEBRATE!  BATMAN ’66 SPECIAL PANEL with Burt Ward, and Friends!

Burt Ward hosts this special tribute panel celebrating the impact of BATMAN ’66 and Adam West.

Signing Sessions and Photos will immediately follow at booth #449

AMAZING ANIME SESSION: ATTACK ON TITAN with Bryce Papenbrook and Trina Nishimura

Panel Room A (Upstairs)

Funamation. Hulu. Netflix. AOT is cross cultural phenomenon.
Join the two popular voice leads of both seasons of Attack on Titan give a behind the scene look at the hit anime phenomenon. Here, ALL FANS will receive FREE Gift for attending!

2:00pm

AMAZING SPOTLIGHT on RAY PARK

Main Stage

Action star RAY PARK has lit up the screen with a variety of roles including X-Men’s Villainous Toad, Tim Burton’s Headless Horsemen,  GI JOE’s Snake Eyes, and Star Wars’ DARTH MAUL.
Moderated by Mat Nastos, with Audience Q&A.

HORROR & SCI-FI in COMICS

Panel Room A (Upstairs)

If you love horror, science fiction, and comic books, this is the panel for you. Join film and comic producer Sandy King (Big Trouble in Little China & They Live) and comic and short story writer James Ninness (REACH & John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction: VAULT) as they discuss the genre, making comics, their newest book, and answer all of your questions. FREE gifts for those in attendance.

2:30pm

KEVIN EASTMAN- TMNT AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Convention Hall- Booth 501

Teenage Mutant Ninja Creator Kevin Eastman will be hosting a fan signing until 4:30pm.  Each fan will receive *1* free signature with mini quick remark turtle.  All Ages, General Admission Welcome!

3:00pm

EXTREME 25th Anniversary Celebration – Hosted by ROB LIEFELD

with Marat Mychaels, Dan Fraga, Jeff Matsuda, Karl Altstaetter, and Shelby Robertson

Main Stage

Fresh off the success of Cable, Deadpool, and X-Force, Creator Rob Liefeld left the security of Marvel Comics by opening his own studio, and launching Image Comics. The legacy of the creators gathered is remarkable, and here is their story.  Group Signing immediately following on the convention floor.  FREE comics to all fans in attendance.

ART with ASHLEIGH!

Panel Room A (Upstairs)

Ashleigh Popplewell is one of the most talented artists living and working in Las Vegas.  Her subject matters cover all genres of Pop Culture, with her work found a number of trading card sets from Avengers to Walking Dead, Doctor Who, and many more.  Cooler than the Happy Painter from PBS, she takes you through a piece start to finish during this session.  Free Gifts to all who attend!

STAN LEE AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Stan Lee Collectibles Booth

Tickets available at the Booth, as well as Pre-Sale.

4:00pm

AMAZING SPOTLIGHT TODD McFARLANE

Main Stage

Todd McFarlane is mic’d up with the special solo spotlight session, which includes fan interaction and more.

VERY AWESOME GIRLS SPOTLIGHT

Panel Room A (Upstairs)

Las Vegas’ very own female fan group has contributed to the local fan community.
Check out this fun filled panel, meeting the members!

STAN LEE AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Stan Lee Collectibles Booth

Tickets available at the Booth, as well as Pre-Sale.

5:00pm

AMAZING SPOTLIGHT on STAN LEE

Main Stage

Amazing Comic Con launched in Las Vegas with Stan,
and now 5 years later he makes another appearance with us for our anniversary!

PROJEKT CARS with Carlos Molina

Panel Room A (Upstairs)

Carlos Monlina of ProjeKt Cars doesn’t believe that Cosplay ends with a convention, but it’s something to take to the Streets! On the Convention floor you have seen the Spawn Cars, which ProjeKt Cars and Garage FX have transformed from street legal cars, a Mustang and Jeep. Check out the process in this special session! Prize Winners will be selected from the crowd!

6:00pm

TRAILER PARK with Tony Adorno

Main Stage

Upcoming Movies, TV Show, and Video Games are showcased in this special big screen presentation!

7:00pm

AMAZING COSTUME CONTEST

Main Stage

As the convention hall closes at 7pm, fans are ushered to the back for the main theatre room.  Here the best costumes will be on display, winning the prestigious BEST IN SHOW TROPHY.  This is a highlight not to be missed.  As a special Bonus, THE LIBRARY BARDS will be performing!


PROGRAMMING FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 25th

Convention Hall Open From 10AM-6PM

 

10:00am

KID’s DAY FREE SKETCHES

Convention Hall

Fan Favorite MAT NASTOS from DISNEY leads a room full of talented artists drawing free sketches for Kids 10 and under. Check the Artist Alley list for all names listed with ***.

McFARLANE AUTOGRAPH SESSION, GENERAL ADMISSION

Convention Hall- Booth 201

Todd McFarlane will spend Sunday with the fans, signing comics and toys, and gear, and just talkin’ comics, sports, and everything under the sun.  Again, Only 2 items will be allowed person, ages 13 and up. Please no CGC, or other witnessing/grading.

10:30am

STAN LEE PHOTO SESSION

Froggy’s Photo Area

Tickets are available at the Stan Lee Collectibles Booth

11:00am

ANIME ALL STARS: Pokemon’s Veronica Taylor, with Fan Favorites

Bryce Papenbrook Trina Nishimura, & Bonnie Gordon!

Main Stage

Fun times and hijinks occur when the stars of Pokemon, Lady Bug & Cat Noir, Attack on Titan, Sword Art Online, Street Fighter, and more get together.  All fans in attendance will receive a FREE Gift

KEVIN EASTMAN- TMNT AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Convention Hall- Booth 501

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Creator Kevin Eastman will be hosting a fan signing.  Each fan will receive *1* free signature with mini quick remark turtle.  All Ages, General Admission Welcome!

12:00pm

STAN LEE AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Stan Lee Collectibles Booth

Tickets available at the Booth, as well as Pre-Sale.

STREET FIGHTER vs FANS

Main Stage

Bonnie Gordon- the real life Rainbow Mika, and other Comic Con Favorites jump in to play Street Fighter V against the fans, on the big screen!  Fans will receive FREE GIFT

COMICS TUTORIAL with BRIAN HABERLIN

Panel Room A (Upstairs)

Brian Haberlin has done absolutely everything there is in the field of comic publishing.  he has created best selling characters with Witchblade, Founded one of the most influential color departments, worked as the Editor in chief at McFarlane, wrote chart topping stories, penciled issues, and more. In this session, get a peek behind the curtains…

1:00pm

ROB LIEFELD AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Convention Hall- Booth 515

CELEBRATE: STAR WARS Panel;

with Peter Mayhew, and Friends!

Main Stage

Chewbacca’s Peter Mayhew is featured on this special tribute panel celebrating the Star Wars Saga!

Autographs Session with Peter Mayhew and Ray Park will follow at Booth #450

CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: Gerry Conway

Panel Room A (Upstairs)

Gerry Conway is one of the most influential comic creators of the modern era.  He wrote the first PUNISHER story in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, as well as the Controversial Death of Gwen Stacey. Long credits including a number of DC Creations as well including Power Girl, Vixen, Vibe, and more. Come and meet one of the all time greats!  Free Gift to all in attendance!

PONY HOUR OF POWER with TONY FLEECS

Convention Hall- Artist Alley Table C38

For 1 hour only, My Little Pony Artist Tony Fleecs draws sketches for Kids 10 and under.
Be there early as tickets go quickly!

2:00pm

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLE TIME with Kevin Eastman

Main Stage

TMNT Creator Kevin Eastman showcases the secret origins of the Turtles, and talks with the fans about their everlasting popularity.  Also get a peek into what’s NEXT for our favorite heroes in a half shell!

SURVIVING AS AN INDY CREATOR

Panel Room A (Upstairs)

Writing. Drawing. Marketing. Publishing. All seems simple enough, but not really.  here, a group of veteran independent artists and creators walk you through their lives, pointing pitfalls, and career tips

ALL AGES COLORING CONTEST

Maximum Comics Carnival- Booth 301

Anyone can enter, with two age brackets.  Here fans can color their own comic book covers, with the winners receiving FREE CGC Grading for their creations!

3:00pm

AMAZING SPOTLIGHT: ROB LIEFELD

Main Stage

Deadpool, Cable, X-Force- Rob Liefeld is the most prolific creator of the modern era.  In this special session, Liefeld takes questions from the audience, and shares the origins of his creations from paper to the movie screen, and back.

HARRY POTTER’S SORTING HAT

Panel Room A (Upstairs)

Xander Jeanneret, best known from his time on King of the Nerds, as well as the Library Bards, conducts a fun fan meeting.  here Pop Culture is categorized through the world of Harry Potter, and the Sorting Hat!

STAN LEE AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Stan Lee Collectibles Booth

Tickets available at the Booth, as well as Pre-Sale.

4:00pm

AMAZING TEAM-UP SPECIAL- STAN LEE with TODD McFARLANE— NUFF SAID!

Main Stage

5:00pm

KID’s COSTUME PARADE

Main Stage

The best way to close out the fifth anniversary edition of Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con-
where EVERY ONE is a WINNER!

STAN LEE PHOTO SESSION- LAST CALL!

Froggy’s Photo Area

Tickets are available at the Stan Lee Collectibles Booth

5:30

STAN LEE AUTOGRAPH SESSION- LAST CALL!

Stan Lee Collectibles Booth

Tickets available at the Booth, as well as Pre-Sale.


Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con AfterParty!

With AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON- the Fun doesn’t need to stop when the convention hall closes each night of the show.  Introducing our newest partnership with HSC ENTERTAINMENT, and introducing our new Amazing After Party Headquarters at THE NERD!

The NERD is located in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas, located at Neonopolis 450 Freemont Street.  Phone Number:  (702) 405-0816.

The NERD bar/club features Bowling, Billiards, Video games, and a great atmosphere that is an extension of Comic Con Culture.  Here, Cosplay is encouraged, and rewarded! Join us as we celebrate 5 AMAZING years of Comic Con in this great city!

Each night, THE NERD is featuring a different themed afterparty for AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON.:

*Friday June 23 – The Eternal Slumber: Villainous Pajama Party

–   Not your Average pajama Jammy Jam-Lingerie, PJs, and Cosplay

–   Specialty Cocktails

–   Giveaways for the most wicked attendees

*Saturday June 24th – The Official Amazing Comic Con After Party 

Cosplay Contest. Awarding prizes for most Amazing Super Hero Cosplay, Sexiest Cosplay, and a Cosplayer Dance Off!

–   $1,000 in cash & prizes

–  Exclusive giveaways from Comics, toys, and more!

*Sunday June 25th – The Official Amazing Comic Con 

Industry Night: Theme Song Karaoke Contest.

Share your Convention Stories, adventures, finds, and conquests here

– Drink Specials for Comic Con Exhibitors

– Theme Song Karaoke where Cosplayers belt out their favorite themed tracks and the best renditions win cash & prizes!

When you come to The NERD, be sure to show off your AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON Wrist Bands, Lanyards, and Badges for great specials on drinks and more.  We hope you can be part of the ACTION with OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY!

Specialty Tickets for AMAZING AFTER PARTY @TheNERD are available through HSC Entertainment, and will be offered through their eventbrite service page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/las-vegas-comic-con-official-after-parties-the-nerd-tickets-35340001897?aff=es2 and at the door of The NERD Each night.  Reserve your spot, so you can be a part of the action.  Bottle Service and Premium Packages are available.  For more information, info@hscentertainment.com

Visit the AFTER PARTY BOOTH featuring The NERD & HSC on the floor of AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON.  The main event takes place during the day at the Convention Center on June 23-24-25.


LOCATION & HOURS

THE AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CONVENTION will be taking place at the Las Vegas Convention center, located at: 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109. The convention will be held in Hall N1.

Main Floor Hours are as follows:

FRI 6/23: 3pm-8pm

SAT 6/24: 10am-7pm*

SUN 6/25: 10am-6pm

*On Saturday Night, the Costume Contest begins in the Main Theatre Room, at the close of the convention. No more transactions will take place, and folks will be moved off the floor. The Costume Contest should last until approximately 8:30pm

BE SURE TO FOLLOW AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON ONLINE!

Jason Bennett

Jason Bennett is PopCultHQ’s chief editor, a contributing writer, and comic book reviewer/reporter. One with the Force. Browncoats Unite! So say we all!

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