Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015

 

STARS INVADE HOUSTON FROM ALL of TIME AND SPACE

Doctor Who, Once Upon a Time, Star Trek actors at Space City Comic Con, NRG Center, July 24 - 26

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July 20, 2015 - Houston TX - More superstars of sci-fi and pop culture film, TV, and comics have joined the impressive line-up led by the legendary William Shatner for the Space City Comic Con at NRG Park. Joining Star Trek's original Capt. James T. Kirk are stars of "Doctor Who," "Orange is the New Black," "Lost Girl," "Black Sails," "Once Upon a Time," and more. Exhibitors will fill NRG Center with collectibles, comics, original art, props, models, games, and more, while stars of cosplay and inventive patrons create favorite characters from every genre.

 

Whovians are rushing to Houston to meet “companions” Arthur Darvill - on his first visit to Texas -  (also previewing The CW/ DC's upcoming "Legends of Tomorrow" as the time traveler Rip Hunter) and Karen Gillan (“Nebula” in "Guardians of the Galaxy").

 

Trekkies converge on Houston as Space City Comic Con is one of only two events in the world celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Star Trek: Voyager" with appearances and fan interaction with stars from the series including 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). Also featured is actress Lori Petty ("League of Their Own," "Orange is the New Black," "Point Break"), star of the cult classic "Tank Girl," who had a guest appearance on "Voyager."


 

power_rangers_time_force_by_butters101-d73amtj.jpgAnother historic moment, Houston is the first convention ever to gather a cast reunion of any season of Power Rangers.  "Power Rangers: Time Force"  cast attending include Jason Faunt, Erin Cahill, Kevin Kleinberg, Deborah Estelle Phillips, Michael Copon, Daniel Southworth, and Vernon Wells. 

 

 

Bridget Regan (Legend of the Seeker, Agent Carter, Jane the Virgin) makes her first-ever domestic comic con appearance in Houston. Other headliners include Chad Michael Murray (Agent Carter, One Tree Hill, Texas Rising), Antwon Tanner (One Tree Hill, Black Jesus, Coach Carter) Rachel Skarsten (Lost Girl, Birds of Prey, and now “Queen Elizabeth” in The CW’s ‘Reign’.), Manu Bennett (The Hobbit, Spartacus, Arrow, and MTV's upcoming ‘The Shannara Chronicles’) and Sean Maguire ("Robin Hood" in ABC's ‘Once Upon a Time’).

 

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 Matt Ryan (The Tudors, Vikings, Criminal Minds), star of NBC's "Constantine" will be part of a fandom push for that series' resurrection as well as head a group of actors from the internationally popular video game "Assassin's Creed," including Cas Anvar (Nobility, The Expanse), Amber Goldfarb (Being Human, Lost Girl, Helix), and Elias Toufexis (Supernatural, Smallville).  Sci-fi legends Gil Gerard (Buck Rogers) and Felix Silla (Star Wars, Buck Rogers, more) span the generations of fans.  Naomi Grossman (“Pepper” from ‘American Horror Story’), Zach McGowan (Starz's ‘Black Sails’, Shameless), and martial arts legend Cynthia Rothrock are also appearing.  Houston-born teen idol Dylan Sprayberry (Man of Steel, Teen Wolf) returns home with fellow Teen-wolf star, model-actor Cody Saintgnue.

 

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. Space Cadets Collection Collection will host a Cosplay costume Competition. The Ettin Games Expo will present three days of fantastic tabletop gaming in a number of different events.  SuperCon2K series brings all console, tournament, and Alienware videogaming to the show.

Space City Comic Con is a pop and fan culture family entertainment expo for all ages, of comics, sci-fi, fantasy, 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."

Event Website: www.SpaceCityComicCon.com

Location and Admission:
Space City Comic Con takes place at NRG Center, One NRG Park, Houston, Texas 77054


There are a variety of admission options from single day to VIP with amazing perks, all available throughout the event website. 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

For Media
Bob Fuldauer
Turn To Productions, LLC
bob@turntoproductions.com
(281) 802-2656

P. O. Box 25111
Houston, TX 77265-2511

Space City Comic Con - Arrange Guest Interviews
George Comits

george@mythikevents.com
(832) 771-8614

Hispanic Media Liaison
Joshua Mares
mconsultus@gmail.com
(713) 657-0301