Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: August 8 - 10, 2014

 

Fan & Pop Culture Comic Con Event, The Houston Con, to Feature Power Rangers, Star Trek, Waking Dead, Teen Wolf and Game of Thrones

 

The Hilton Houston North will host the fan & pop culture comic con event, The Houston Con, with Houston's own Jason David Frank as headliner, along with actors from Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek, Power Rangers, Teen Wolf, The Flash, The Walking Dead, and Game of Thrones.

 


Melissa Ponzio (Teen Wolf, The Walking Dead)

Jason David Frank (Power Rangers)

 

Houston, Texas, July 25, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - Summer fun for all ages comes to north Houston the weekend of August 8-10, with the fan & pop culture comic con event, The Houston ConHometown celebrity martial arts master, Jason David Frank (Power Rangers), leads a select cast from Saban Entertainment's Power Rangers Megaforce.  Frank is joined by Jason Faunt (Power Rangers Time Force, Resident Evil 6), Alison MacInnis (Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue), Erin Cahill (Power Rangers Time Force, Sleepy Hollow, Red Widow), and Hector David Jr. (Power Rangers Samuraii, East Los High).  Exclusive clips from the film premiering fall 2014 will be shown to fans, and JDF will film an episode of his reality series, “My Morphin' Life” at the convention.
 
Executive Producer and actor Alec Peters was one of the men who restored the Star Trek™ series scale prop, the Galileo shuttlecraft, and donated it to Space Center Houston.  Along with director Christian Gossett, Peters has chosen The Houston Con for a unique full cast fan experience.  They have completed, and will show the exceptional fan film, “Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar”, a story from before Star Trek TOS about the Klingon Wars, Garth of Izar, and the battle of Axanar.  The stars will be on-hand to sign autographs and offer photo ops with the Q&A sessions.  They include Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica, both series), Kate Vernon (Battlestar Galactica, The 100), Gary Graham (Star Trek Enterprise, Alien Nation), JG Hertzler (Star Trek Deep Space Nine) and Tony Todd (Candyman, Xena, The Rock, Star Trek: The Next Generation).  Gossett is known to comics fandom for the acclaimed graphic novel The Red Star which he wrote and illustrated.
 

 

Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica, both series) 

 

 

Tony Todd (Candyman, Xena, The Rock, Star Trek: The Next Generation) 


Dallas native Brad Hawkins (VR Troopers, Boyhood) is a martial artist and country singer making his very first convention appearance.  Chad Rook (Supernatural, Alcatraz, Cult) will be talking about his role in the eagerly-awaited The CW show this fall, The Flash.  Legendary actor James Cosmo (Game of Thrones, Merlin, Braveheart, Sons of Anarchy) makes a visit from the UK.  Houston native Dylan Sprayberry (Man of Steel, Teen Wolf) returns home with co-star Mason Dye (Flowers in the Attic, Teen Wolf) for their first signing and appearance event as well.  Melissa Ponzio (Teen Wolf, The Walking Dead), Eaddy Mays (Teen Wolf) and acclaimed comedian Orny Adams (Teen Wolf) round out the celebrity roster.

 

Houston native Dylan Sprayberry (Man of Steel, Teen Wolf) 

 
Texas author guests include Rhiannon Frater, Gabrielle Faust, and Kody Boye.  There will be a judged Cosplay Competition, 24- hour Gaming, videogames, artists, vendors, toys, and craftsmen.  More celebrity guests from TV, movies, voice acting, Cosplay, special effects and make-up continue to be announced.
 
The HILTON HOUSTON NORTH:
Given a difficult choice between several excellent convention facilities, The Houston Con chose the Hilton Houston North (
12400 Greenspoint Dr.) for its proximity to I-45 and George Bush Airport (IAH), free airport shuttle service, to offer plenty of free parking for attendees (which will include the mall lots across the street), and for the unique Atrium lobby as a memorable venue for a weekend event.

Tickets are $25 one day, $50 three days, discount student and youth, kids 10 and under are free. For more information about the Convention or to purchase advance Memberships, autographs or VIP tickets, visit www.theHoustonCon.com, 281-802-2776. 

 

ABOUT:
The Houston Con is a multi-genre fan & pop culture, family entertainment expo for all ages, of comics, sci-fi, fantasy, gaming, literature, and art, in the diverse spirit of Houston, Texas, region. Envisioned as an intimate weekend of networking, geek & nerd fun, and free parking, it offers an event for current generations of fans, and instills a love of comics, cosplay, Sci-fi and fantasy in the next generations.  The Houston Con is by fans, for fans...“bringing fans together.”

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Media Contact: Mike Martin

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Phone: 281-802-2776

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Web: www.TheHoustonCon.com

 

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Texas, Houston, Event Date: August 8 - 10, 2014

Fan & Pop Culture Comic Con Event, The Houston Con, to Feature Power Rangers, Star Trek, Waking Dead, Teen Wolf and Game of Thrones

Summer fun for all ages comes to north Houston the weekend of August 8-10, with the fan & pop culture comic con event, The Houston Con. Houston's own Jason David Frank will be the headliner, along with actors from Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek, Power Rangers, Teen Wolf, The Flash, The Walking Dead, and Game of Thrones. The Houston Con is a multi-genre fan & pop culture, family entertainment expo for all ages, of comics, sci-fi, fantasy, gaming, literature, and art, in the diverse spirit of the Houston, Texas region. Envisioned as an intimate weekend of networking, geek and nerd fun, and free parking, it offers an event for current generations of fans, and instills a love of comics, cosplay, Sci-fi and fantasy in the next generations.  Tickets are $25 one day, $50 three days, discount student and youth, kids 10 and under are free. For more information about the Convention or to purchase advance Memberships, autographs or VIP tickets, visit www.theHoustonCon.com, 281-802-2776. 

 

 

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