11/28/2017

WinterCon Returns to NY this Weekend!

All logo images courtesy of WinterCon.


One of the very best comic-book/ sci-fi conventions returns this weekend of Dec. 1-3, 2017: WinterConLast year was an amazing experience, one of the best cons that I attend of all 2016, They had. among many other amazing guests, a Road Warrior reunion, and more! This year promises to be even more awesome!

Among the cool as hell guests that WinterCon will have include are a Blade Runner and a Buck Rogers reunion! I am fan of both, as I grew up watching Buck Rogers and Blade Runner is one of my personal favorite movies of all time!





There will be panels, cosplay, awesome dealer tables, and more! Held at the Resorts World Casino, you cannot afford to miss it!

From the official press release

WHAT:  WINTERCON 2017, New York’s Comic and Scifi Expo

WHEN: December 1-3, 2017

WHERE: Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11420 – shuttle buses available via this link and the A train, the Q37 Bus and the LIRR to Jamaica station (and then the shuttle bus).

WHY:

  • Following the release of BLADE RUNNER 2049, there will be a reunion of the original BLADE RUNNER cast.  Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Joanna Cassidy and William Sanderson will be in attendance.
  • Another big cast reunion is that of BUCK ROGERS in the 25th CENTURY.  In attendance will be Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Thom Christopher and Felix Silla.
  • Julian Glover – Grand Maester Pycelle from GAME OF THRONES will be in attendance.
  • Visit Artist Alley with over 100 artists, illustrators and creators
  • Our Vendor room will have over 300 tables of toys, collectibles, comic books and more. 
  • Enter the epic costume contest Saturday at 6pm 

  • Take photos with life sized props – all free!  See yourself in the Star Wars garbage compactor, in the Star Trek Captain’s chair, etc.
  • Watch the special Lightsaber performance starring The Empire Saber Guild. 

  • KIDS DAY on Sunday, kids under 5 get free admission, with a costume contest, Jedi training and a free lightsaber.

For more info be sure to visit the official: http://nywintercon.com
And, keep up with them on social media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nywintercon/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/winterconexpo

This is one of my most anticipated cons of the year, and it should be top of your list of things to do this weekend. Who among you will I be seeing there this weekend? I hope it's lots of you! Let me know in the comments below!

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