Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015

 

Captain Kirk Rockets Comic Con in Houston to Warp Speed, July 24 to 26

 

William Shatner to Headline at Space City Comic Con, NRG Center, July 24 - 26. Space City Comic Con will also celebrate the 20th anniversary of "Star Trek: Voyager" TV with appearances and fan interaction with stars from the series including fellow Star Trek captain, Kate Mulgrew (Capt. Kathryn Janeway).



Star Trek's original “Capt. James T. Kirk”  himself takes command as the host of celebrities.


Star Trek captain, Kate Mulgrew (Capt. Kathryn Janeway), "Star Trek: Voyager"


Chad Michael Murray


Naomi Grossman


Lori Petty in Tank Girl
 

Houston, Texas, May 11, 2015 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - Legendary sci-fi icon William Shatner has been confirmed for Space City Comic Con (www.SpaceCityComicCon.com) on July 24 to 26 at the NRG Center, One NRG Park, Houston, Texas. Star Trek's original “Capt. James T. Kirk”  himself takes command as the host of celebrities from the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, and pop culture, from film, television, comics, games, literature, and art. Exhibitors will fill NRG Center with collectibles, comics, original art, props, toys, models, games, and more, while stars of Cosplay and inventive patrons costume as favorite characters from every genre.

 

Shatner is joined by local hero and fandom favorite, Jason David Frank, and rare Con appearance by Chad Michael Murray who is starring in the eagerly awaited History-channel series “Texas Rising.”  Murray is joined by “One Tree Hill” co-stars Antwon Tanner and Michael Copon.  Frank and Copon have drawn together a reunion of Power Rangers TimeForce, including Jason Faunt, Erin Cahill, and Dan Southworth.

 

Space City Comic Con celebrates the 20th anniversary of "Star Trek: Voyager" TV with appearances and fan interaction with stars from the series including fellow Star Trek captain, Kate Mulgrew (Capt. Kathryn Janeway - currently starring in the Netflix original hit "Orange is the New Black"), Robert Beltran (Cmdr. Chakotay), Robert Picardo (The Doctor - also of the "Stargate" series and "China Beach"), Tim Russ (Lt. Tuvok), Manu Intiraymi (Icheb), Ethan Phillips (Neelix).  Rick Sternbach, designer of Star Trek ships and tech is joining the celebration.  Remaining members of the Voyager cast have been invited, but have not yet confirmed pending their summer filming schedules.
 
Also confirmed is actress Lori Petty ("League of Their Own," "Orange is the New Black"), star of the cult classic "Tank Girl," who had a guest appearance on "Voyager,"  and Miltos Yerolemou, “Syrio Forel” from the smash HBO series “Game of Thrones”, who is also in this year’s new Star Wars film.  Syfy’s new series, “The Expanse” will be represented by actors/voice actors Cas Anvar and Elias Toufexis.  Gil Gerard and Felix Silla of “Buck Rogers” fame are also attending.  No stranger to Houston, all-star voice actor Vic Mignogna returns home to promote his award-winning web series, “Star Trek Continues.”  International martial arts legend Cynthia Rothrock is attending along with American Horror Story’s “Pepper” – Naomi Grossman and “Farscape’s” Gigi Edgley.  Vernon Wells, with a career of TV and film, celebrates the new Road Warrior film with a flashback to the originals.
 
Additional celebrity guests come from art, comics, gaming, voice, talent, writing, and Cosplay. Cosplay - character costuming - has enjoyed explosive popularity, from science fiction conventions to historic events such as Texas Renaissance Festival to the recent SyFy Network series "Heroes of Cosplay." Some of the most popular cosplayers in fandom will be on hand and patrons are encouraged to come in costume and enter the Cosplay Competition. The Ettin Games Expo will present three days of fantastic tabletop gaming in a number of different events, and SuperCon2K series brings console and AlienWare PC video-gaming to Houston.

 

Space City Comic Con is a pop and fan culture family entertainment expo for all ages, of comics, sci-fi, fanta-sy, gaming, literature, and art, in the spirit greater Houston, Texas and the Gulf Coast.  It offers the best convention experience possible for current generations of fans, and instills a love of comics, cosplay, sci-fi and fantasy in the next generations. Space City Comic Con is about "bringing fans together."

 

Admission: $30 to $300 VIP. There are a variety of admission options from single day to VIP with amazing perks, all available throughout the event website:  www.SpaceCityComicCon.com
 
Space City Comic Con takes place at NRG Center, One NRG Park, Houston, Texas.

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 Condensed Version  

 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015

Captain Kirk Rockets Comic Con in Houston to Warp Speed

Houston, Texas, May 11, 2015 - Legendary sci-fi icon William Shatner has been confirmed for Space City Comic Con (www.SpaceCityComicCon.com) on July 24 to 26 at the NRG Center, One NRG Park, Houston, Texas. Star Trek's original “Capt. James T. Kirk”  himself takes command as the host of celebrities from the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, and pop culture, from film, television, comics, games, literature, and art. Exhibitors will fill NRG Center with collectibles, comics, original art, props, toys, models, games, and more, while stars of Cosplay and inventive patrons costume as favorite characters from every genre. Shatner is joined by local hero and fandom favorite, Jason David Frank, and rare Con appearance by Chad Michael Murray who is starring in the eagerly awaited History-channel series “Texas Rising.”  Murray is joined by “One Tree Hill” co-stars Antwon Tanner and Michael Copon.  Frank and Copon have drawn together a reunion of Power Rangers TimeForce, including Jason Faunt, Erin Cahill, and Dan Southworth. Additional celebrity guests come from art, comics, gaming, voice, talent, writing, and Cosplay. Cosplay - character costuming - has enjoyed explosive popularity, from science fiction conventions to historic events such as Texas Renaissance Festival to the recent SyFy Network series "Heroes of Cosplay." Space City Comic Con will also celebrate the 20th anniversary of "Star Trek: Voyager" TV with appearances and fan interaction with stars from the series including fellow Star Trek captain, Kate Mulgrew (Capt. Kathryn Janeway). Admission: $30 to $300 VIP. There are a variety of admission options from single day to VIP with amazing perks, all available throughout the event website:  www.SpaceCityComicCon.com 

Event Name: Space City Comic Con

Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015

Event Location: NRG Center, NRG Park, Houston, Texas

Admission: $30 To $300 VIP

Web: www.spacecitycomiccon.com 

 


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