Sunday Still A Thrill At
Phoenix Comicon 2015
The Final Day Of The Biggest Pop-Culture Convention In The Southwest Will End The Event With A Bang, Featuring Appearances By Christopher Lloyd And Ron Perlman
By Staff Report
Modern Times Magazine
May 31, 2015 — The 2015 Phoenix Comicon is well underway and Saturday was slated to be the biggest day for the four-day programming slate at the Phoenix Convention Center, 100 N. Third St., Phoenix, and the hype lived up to the promise. The convention center was packed wall-to-wall with fans to check out the panels, shop the floor and be among the crowds.
Saturday’s guests were some of the biggest of the entire weekend. Comic book legend Jim Steranko was on hand to speak at an exclusive spotlight panel, discussing how he broke into comics and what makes his work so influential. Plenty of big TV and film stars were on hand as well including Longmire star Katee Sackhoff. Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof were also at the convention exclusively on Saturday.
Though the cons biggest day is over, there is still plenty of action slated for Sunday, including three of the convention’s biggest stars and information on December’s Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest.
Christopher Lloyd - Most noticeable for playing Doc Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy, Christopher Lloyd has had a career that has spanned longer than most of the convention goers have lived. Lloyd will be on hand to discuss his storied career and to answer questions from fans. The panel will be taking place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the West 301 Ballroom.
Ron Perlman - Hellboy, Sons of Anarchy and Pacific Rim are just a few of the main reasons that convention goers will know Ron Perlman. The unmistakable and charismatic journeyman actor will be on hand to take fans through his career and answer questions. The panel will be taking place from noon to 1 p.m. in the West 301 Ballroom.
How To Become A Phoenix Comicon Volunteer - Volunteers are the lifeblood of Phoenix Comicon and the event couldn’t happen without them. Plus, volunteering comes with a set of perks like free admission to the convention. This panel will educate attendees on how they can become a volunteer for future events. The panel is taking place from 3 to 4 p.m. in room North 228.
Karl Urban - Fans will know Karl Urban as Bones from the most recent series of Star Trek films, but he has also taken on the role of Judge Dredd in Dredd and battled Orcs in Middle Earth in Lord of the Rings. Urban will be at the convention Sunday to discuss his career and answer whatever questions fans may have. This panel will be taking place from 3 to 4 p.m. in the West 301 Ballroom.
Fan Fest Preview Panel - What better way to end this years Phoenix Comicon than to look forward to the second annual Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest, which will be taking place once again at University of Phoenix Stadium in December. Details and information of this years event will be revealed during the course of the panel. The panel will be taking place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in room North 230.
For full pricing, tickets, guest lists and more event details, visit http://www.phoenixcomicon.com/.
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