WWE superstars Daniel Bryan and Kane, WWE diva Paige, TNA Knockout Mickie James, WWE Hall of Famers Tito Santana and Ron Simmons, and WWE commentators John Bradshaw Layfield and Jerry The King Lawler will participate in Florida Supercon June 25-28 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
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Now in its 10th year, Florida Supercon, one of the country’s largest comic convention and pop culture events, returns to Miami Beach to fill fans’ love for comic books, anime, animation, video game, fantasy, Sci-Fi and pop culture genres. This four-day event has something for everyone, from celebrity guests, comic book, creators, voice actors, industry guests, panels, Q&A’s, film screenings, cosplay and costume contests, vendors, parties, workshops, video gaming, children’s events and more.
“We are excited to return to Miami Beach for the 10th Florida Supercon. The growth we’ve experienced is humbling, and we are expecting to entertain even more fans this year. We estimate our audience to grow to more than 50,000 people for this event,” said Florida Supercon Founder Mike Broder.
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Celebrities, Voice Actors & Comic Guests
Florida Supercon will host several opportunities for fans to see their favorite celebrities, voice actors and comic book industry guests, with a full agenda of panels, Q&A’s, photo opportunities and more.
Attendees can meet their favorite movie and TV personalities, including:
* Peter Mayhew and Billy Dee Williams from the Star Wars movies;
* Joey Lauren Adams, Jason Mewes, Brian O’Halloran and Marilyn Ghigliotti, the stars of Clerks, Chasing Amy, Mallrats and Dogma
* Karen Gillian, Paul McGann, Eric Roberts and Simon Fisher-Becker from Doctor Who
* Brett Dalton, Maximilian Hernandez and Eddie McClintock from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
* Manu Bennett from Arrow, Emilie de Ravin from Once Upon A Time, Shawn Ashmore from X-
* WWE & WWF wrestlers and personalities such as Jerry The King Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield, Ron Simmons, Tito Santana, Mickie James, and more.
Children’s characters and cartoon voice actors will include personalities from Frozen, Adventure Time, Sailor Moon, Tiny Toons Adventures, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Spongebob Squarepants, Rocko’s Modern Life, Super Mario Bros., Power Rangers, Dragon Ball Z, and Attack on Titan, among others.
Florida Supercon will also feature legendary comic book artists, writers and comic industry professionals from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Valiant Comics and others, such as John Romita, Jr., Jim Shooter, Bill Jemas, Neal Adams, Frank Quitely, James O’Barr, Ivan Reis, and more.
Cosplay and Costume Events and Competitions
Florida Supercon has the largest cosplay and costuming events of any convention in the state of Florida, with non-stop panels, workshops, contests and photo shoots for 4 days straight, including:
* Kids Costume Competition Open to ages 13 and younger, this contest will be “runway” style with both individual and group awards. Click here for more details.
* Costume Competition is the most competitive costuming event in Florida with over $5,000 in cash and prizes available. The contest is open to all skill levels to ensure both novice and experienced costumers have a chance to shine. Click here for more details.
* Masquerade Costume and Performance Competition More than just a costume contest, this is a talent competition with performances by individuals and groups portraying their favorite characters.
Top Celebrity Q&As at Florida Supercon
Batman Unlimited Q&A - 12:45 p.m. Friday, June 26: The stars of Batman Unlimited, the new Batman animated series take the main stage. Join Roger Craig Smith "Batman" and Dana Snyder "The Penguin" to learn more about the new series.
Billy Dee Williams Q&A - Noon Saturday, June 27: Join Billy Dee Williams, "Lando Calrissian" of Star Wars on the main stage for a special Q&A.
Rocko’s Modern Life Reunion, Q&A, and Script Reading - 4:15 p.m. Saturday, June 27: Join the cast of Rocko's Modern Life as they take the stage to share their memories of this amazing show, featuring Carlos Alazraqui (Rocko, Spunky, Leon, and Bloaty), Tom Kenny (Heffer Wolfe, Earl, Squirmy, Chuck, and the singing voice of Filburt Turtle), and Charlie Adler (Ed Bighead, Bev Bighead, Gladys the Hippo Lady, and Mr. Dupette). There will be an episode screening, followed by a script reading, followed by aQ&A. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for fans of Rocko's Modern Life.
Peter Mayhew Q&A - 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 28: Peter "Chewbacca" Mayhew takes the stage for a Q&A on his 40-year career as everyone's favorite Wookie!
Super Geek Film Festival
The convention will host Super Geek Film Festival from June 25-28 and is dedicated to presenting geek interest films of all types, ranging from documentary, narrative, animation, experimental and fan films.
Fans will be able to enjoy films from a variety of genres from geek culture, comics, gaming, animation, anime, manga, science fiction, fantasy, RPG, robotics, technology, and more. Films will be presented from all kinds of filmmakers, including professional, amateur and students from high school and college.
Convention Event Hours and Agenda
Florida Supercon will occur at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, 33139.
Convention Hours are as follows:
* Thursday, June 25: Noon – 1 a.m. (Exhibition Room: Noon – 8 p.m.)
* Friday, June 26: 10 a.m. – 1 a.m. (Exhibition Room: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
* Saturday, June 27: 10 a.m. – 2 a.m. (Exhibition Room: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
* Sunday, June 28: 10 a.m. – Midnight (Exhibition Room: 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.)
To view the complete list of activities, see the agenda.
Now in its 10th year, Florida Supercon is one of the country’s largest conventions for comic books, anime, animation, video game, fantasy, Sci-Fi and pop culture genres, and the largest in South Florida. This 4-day event features celebrity guests, comic book creators, voice actors, industry guests, cosplayers, artists, writers, panels, Q&A’s, films & shorts, costume and cosplay contests, vendors, parties, anime, workshops, video gaming, children’s events and more for the whole family.
The convention has continued to grow from its first event held in November 2006 with 1,500 attendees to over 43,000 in 2014. Seeing that there was a need for more geek culture events in South Florida, Florida Supercon Founder Mike Broder has launched several other festivals, including Animate Miami (formally Anime Supercon) and Magic City Comic Con.
For information, visit http://floridasupercon.com
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