Sunday, October 2, 2022

Here’s an event if you love comics and cosplay

The 2018 Hampton Comicon is this weekend at the Hampton Roads Convention Center (HNNDaily Photo/Courtesy of Tidewater Comicon)
The 2018 Hampton Comicon is this weekend at the Hampton Roads Convention Center (HNNDaily Photo/Courtesy of Tidewater Comicon)

HAMPTON — The Hampton Comicon event is at the Hampton Roads Convention Center this weekend.

Tickets are $10 for Saturday, $15 for Sunday and $25 for a “weekend pass” and according to the ticket page, children 10 years old and younger get in free.

The annual two-day event is geared toward comic book and pop culture fans of all ages where attendees can dress up and compete for cosplay costume contests, listen to special guests during Q&A panels, win prizes, participate in trivia contests and more, according to Hampton Comicon website. See the the schedule here. 

Special guests include Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy), actor Phil Lamarr (Pulp Fiction), DC Comics artist Mitch Gerads and others.

The comicon event is also hosted by Tidewater Comicon.

In a nutshell:

The 3rd Annual Hampton Comicon event is at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, visit the Hampton Comicon website or contact them via Facebook messenger.

Julia Marsiglianohttp://wydaily.com
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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