Time: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Sat.) & 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sun.)
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2012 & Sunday, October 21, 2012
Location: DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Tampa Airport
Cost: Convention Admission: $10/adult/day, FREE/child 12 and under; Parking is FREE
Info: (407) 619-2128; Website
Are you and your kids totally into comics and superheroes? Then you won’t want to miss this huge convention featuring comics, videos, toys, action figures, anime, Star Wars memorabilia, artwork, trading cards and more.
The Guest of Honor at this convention is actor Chandler Riggs (The Walking Dead). Special convention guests include:
— C. Martin Croker, Animator/Voice Actor (Space Ghost Coast to Coast)
— Jim Fern, Artist (Fables, Crossing Midnight, Spider-Man)
— S.L. Gallant, Artist (G.I. Joe, Marvel Adventures Avengers)
— Marilyn Ghigliotti, Actress (Clerks)
— Cary Nord, Artist (Conan, X-O Manowar, Ultimate Human)
— Ben Templesmith, Artist (30 Days of Night, Fell, Welcome to Hoxford)
“Tampa Bay Comic Con Artist Throwdown,”
Any convention attendee can put their artistic talent to the test to compete for convention cash prizes. The artwork must be created at the Tampa Bay Comic Con on convention day with Tampa Bay Comic Con provided art supplies. Join the competition on Saturday, October 20, 2012 (10 a.m.-4 p.m., when judging will begin) or Sunday, October 21, 2012 (10 a.m.-2 p.m., when judging will begin).
Tampa Bay Comic Con Costume Contest
Dress in any costume you want to participate in this annual Tampa Bay Comic Con costume contest. Everyone’s costume will be judged by the Heroes Alliance, and the top 3 contestants will win convention cash. The costume contest will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 3 p.m., as well as on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 3 p.m.
DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Tampa Airport
4500 West Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607
1. City Street Sweets’ 3rd Annual Vampire’s Kiss Choctail Party (+ FREE Caramel Apple!)
2. A Night at the Museum
3. Find haunted houses and haunted trails around Tampa Bay this Halloween 2012.
Images: Tampa Bay Comic Con