June 2nd, 2012 23:20 EST
South Florida's largest Geek Entertainment Festival: Florida Supercon 2012
Florida Supercon: South Florida`s Comic Book, Anime, Animation, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Video Game Festival returns to Miami for its 7th annual event to the Miami Airport Convention Center on Friday, June 29th through Monday, July 2nd. Florida Supercon is a massive four day festival that will feature over 10,000 fans, over 200 guest celebrities, comic book creators, artists, writers, filmmakers and bands, as well as hundreds of events, including: celebrity Q&A`s, costume contests, cosplay photo shoots, industry panels, live music, video games and much more!
Florida Supercon is less than a month away and has just confirmed several new headliners for the already massive guest list! New guest additions include:
- Alex Kingston: Star of Doctor Who (River Song) and ER (Dr. Elizabeth Corday).
- Tom Savini: Horror Legend and Icon. Actor, Director, Make Up Artist and more!
- Nicki Clyne: Star of Battlestar Galactica (Cally Henderson Tyrol).
- Bob Bolling: Comic Book Artist/Writer. Creator of Little Archie.
- Priscilla Barnes: Star of Three`s Company, The Devil`s Rejects and Mallrats.
- Marilyn Ghigliotti: Star of Clerks.
Some of the highlights of guests already announced for Florida Supercon 2012 include:
- Television and Movie Stars: Dino Stamatopoulos (Community), Scott Adsit (30 Rock), Michael Hogan (Battlestar Galactica), Linda Harrison (Planet of the Apes), Chad Lindberg (Supernatural, Fast and the Furious), Noel G. (Walking Dead, Fast and the Furious), Cindy Morgan (Tron, Caddyshack) and Allen Oppenheimer (Six Million Dollar Man, Star Trek).
- Stars of The Hunger Games: Dakota Hood, Mackenzie Lintz, Annie Thurman, Tara Macken, Sam Tan and Ethan Jamieson.
- Comic Book Guests of Honor: Neal Adams (Batman, The Avengers, X-Men), Carmine Infantino (Godfather of The Silver Age, Creator of Batgirl, The Flash and Poison Ivy) and George Perez (The Avengers, Wonder Woman, Superman, Teen Titans).
- Comic Book Superstar Artists: Olivier Coipel (Avengers vs. X-Men, Thor), Steve Epting (Captain America, Fantastic Four), Rags Morales (Action Comics/Superman), Kevin Maguire (World`s Finest, Justice League), Clay Mann (X-Men), Ariel Olivetti (G.I. Combat, Incredible Hulk, Cable), Brad Walker (Superman, Guardians of the Galaxy), Shawn Crystal (Deadpool), Dan Parent (Archie), Greg Horn (Green Lantern, Ms. Marvel) and much more!
- Comic Book Legends: Denny O`Neil (Batman, Green Lantern), Roy Thomas (The Avengers, X-Men, Star Wars), Jose Delbo (Wonder Woman, Batman), Bill Sienkiewicz (Daredevil, New Mutants, Spider-Man), Howard Chaykin (Star Wars, The Avengers, Captain America), Allen Bellman (1940`s Captain America, Human Torch).
- Comic Book Industry Guests: Lauren Sankovich (Marvel Comics), Alex Segura (Archie Comics) and David Uslan (Graphic.Ly).
- Musical Headliners: Less Than Jake, Celldweller and over fifteen support bands.
- Stars of Ghost Hunters on SyFy: Britt Griffith, Paul Bradford and Scott Tepperman.
- Michael Uslan, producer of summer blockbuster Batman: The Dark Knight Rises.
- Legendary Horror Filmmakers: Lloyd Kaufman (Troma, Toxic Avenger) and Herschell Gordon Lewis (Blood Feast).
- Creators and Stars of Adult Swim`s Frankenhole and Morel Orel: Dino Stamatopoulos, Scott Adsit and Britta Phillips.
- Anime Stars: Brittney Karbowski (Soul Eater), J. Michael Tatum (Black Butler, One Piece), Stephanie Young (Claymore, One Piece) and David Vincent (Code Geass, Bleach).
- Video Game Voice Stars: D.C. Douglas (Mass Effect, Resident Evil) and Michael Hogan (Mass Effect, Skyrim).
- Animation Voice Stars: Dana Snyder (Aqua Teen Hunger Force), Gregg Berger (Transformers), Richard Horvitz (Invader Zim), Rikki Simons (Invader Zim), Larry Kenney (Thundercats), Allen Oppenheimer (He-Man and The Masters of the Universe) and Billy West (Futurama, Ren and Stimpy).
- Wrestling Stars: Raven, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake and The Nasty Boys.
Florida Supercon has dedicated programming tracks for each of the genre`s being celebrated. Some of the amazing events planned include:
- Q&A`s with all of our attending guests
- Comic art portfolio reviews for aspiring artists
- Fan panels for all aspects of the show (Comics, Anime, Animation, Sci-Fi etc.)
- Industry panels for breaking into Comics, Anime, Animation etc...
- The FSC Costume Competition (with over $3,000 in cash and prizes)
- Dozens of Cosplay Photo Shoots for cosplayers and photographers
- Supercon Championship Wrestling featuring Cobra Commander, The Joker, The Mario Bros., The Geico Caveman and more!
- Filmmaking workshops with legendary Filmmakers
- The FSC Film Festival
- The FSC Tech Track
- Live Musical Performances
- Live Stand Up Comedy
- Anime Screenings and Anime Music Videos
- Over 100 Video Game stations and Video Game Tournaments
- A 50,000 square feet exhibition room with over 300 booths and tables featuring vendors, celebrity guests, artists, filmmakers and exhibits.
Complete information on all our guests and dozens of more events taking place all weekend can be found at www.floridasupercon.com
The convention hours of operation are:
FRIDAY, JUNE 29: 12:00PM " 2:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 30: 10:00AM - 2:00AM, SUNDAY, JULY 1: 10:00AM - 2:00AM, MONDAY, JULY 2: 11:00AM " 6:00PM
THE MIAMI AIRPORT CONVENTION CENTER is located at 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126 and has over 175,000 square feet of total convention space.