WV Pop Con returns for a third year in Morgantown at the Mylan Park Expo Center. This Saturday August 23rd from 10am to 7pm and Sunday the 24th from 11am to 5pm. There will be comic creators, artists, video gaming, table top gaming, costuming,
Featured creator guests include the prolific author Peter David of tv, film, books, and comics, Koi Pham of Marvel and Image, Eisner Award Winner Chris Sprouse, multiple Harvey Award winning co-creator/writer of The Mice Templar Bryan J.L. Glass, Douglas Paszkiewicz of Arsenic Lullaby, Chad Cicconi comic and sketch card artist, Ken Haeser, Buz Hasson, and Blair Smith of Living Dead Corpse Comics, and John Russo co-author of Night of the Living Dead. Various WV based or born creators include Gary Lee Vincent, Shane Moore, Dusty Catlett, Jason Pell, Bubble and Geek Candles & Scents, Insane Stain, Rich Bottles Jr., Green Dragon, Larry Morgan, Garrick Gilmore, Lucien Knights, Josh Floquet, and the Morgantown High School Art Department.
Entertainment guests for the con include Paul Bradford of Ghost Hunters International, RJ Haddy, cosplayers Knightmage,and Costumed Vigilante, the Rebel Legion, 501st Garrison Carida, Amtgard, a Back to the Future DeLorean, WV Tattoo Expo, Morgantown Roller Vixens, WV Ghostubsters, Let Us Nerd, and Vintage Theatre Company.
Vendors at the con will include comic and game shops, comic and book publishers, toy and collectables vendors, video games, Legos, costume shop, swords and weapons, t-shirts, and much more.
Events at the con include costuming workshops, a costume contest on Sunday, board games and game demos, video games, photo booth, Pathfinder Society. Tournaments include Magic the Gathering, Pokemon DS, X-Wing minis, Pokemon TCG, Warhammer 40k, Mario Kart, Smash Bros, Street Fighter, and Halo.
Tickets are $10 or both days for $18 for everyone over six years old.
The con has a lot going on and people to see. Something to check out for several fandoms.