River City Comic Con will be holding their fifth annual con at the Quality Inn in Marietta, Ohio on Saturday August 15th from 10am to 5pm.
Guest for the con are film makers Apple on the Cake, Blind Wave Productions, and Jeffrey Scott Richards; comic creators Daniel Boyd and William Bitner, Broken Icon Comics, James Patrick and 21 Pulp, Nathan S. Arnold and Evan Bevins, Jabaar L. Brown, Michael K. Easton, Electro-Magnetic Press, Heaven Frobid Publishing, Rock Bottom Studio, Travis Horseman, and Paul Thompson; artists dead-koi, Jesse Marks, J.D. Williamson, and Aaron “Doc” Springer; autAdmission: $5 for Adults
Ages 12 and under FREE with an author Terry W. Ervin II; cosplayers Harley Heartthrob and Mandalorian Mercs; Remix Pro Wrestling with TNA Heavyweight Champion Ethan Carter III, EC3, appearing from 10am to 3pm.
There will be vendors with action figures, comics, anime, manga, toys, posters, pins, stickers, clothing, and more.
They will have film screenings from Blind Wave, Jeffrey Richards Last Conversation, and a live recording of Figure Fourcast. A panel on sci-fi and fantasy concepts will be held at 3pm with several creators giving their thoughts. Their costume contest will be at 2pm with four categories; Best Child, Best Adult, Best Craftsmanship, and Most Original. There will also be free activities for the kids to do.
Admission is only $5 and free for those 12 and under. River City has partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County. For each paid attendee, the con will donate fifty cents to the club. Parking at the hotel is free.
Small local con with lots of good people to meet and get to know. Worth the trip if you can make it.