E.V.A.: Motor City Comic Con Coming to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan May 13-15

Motor City Comic Con, Michigan’s longest and largest comic and pop-culture event since 1989, will be hosting a variety of attractions, events, exhibits and guests during this year’s convention, May 13-15, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI. This year’s lineup will also feature actors from television, movies, and the streaming industry, along with the most creative artists, writers, and comic book creators in the industry.

Throughout the weekend celebrity and comic guests participate in autographs and photo opportunities with attendees, for additional fees, which can be purchased on the website. Also, attendees can attend various panel discussions, attractions, events, and explore various exhibitor vendors throughout. Schedules and additional fees vary per guest and event. To purchase tickets and for more information, please visit www.MotorCityComicCon.com

 

This year’s con will be bigger than ever!  Some 2022 highlights include:

 

 The Christopher Reeve Legacy Reunion – 3-day celebration with stars from ALL 4 SUPERMAN movies!

A reunion this large, is the first of its kind and will feature stars from all 4 Superman films along with writer and artist from the Superman ’78 DC Comic Series. 35 years after his final flight in Superman IV, the love and admiration for Christopher Reeve both on screen and in life is stronger and more inspiring than ever. In addition, an exclusive limited edition variant cover of Superman ’78 will be available only at the Motor City Comic Con, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. This has been in inspiration to create this legacy reunion for Motor City Comic Con and The Caped Wonder Superman Podcast, which is hosted by Detroit TV/Radio host, Jay Towers and CapedWonder.com Superman Imagery Founder, Jim Bowers.

 

The Christopher Reeve Legacy Reunion will feature the following stars from the Superman films, Aaron Smolinski, Marc McClure, Sarah Douglas, Jack O’Halloran, Mark Pillow, Mariel Hemingway, and Damian McLawhorn, Also appearing at the legacy reunion, from the Superman 78’ DC Comic Series, writer Robert Venditti and artist Wilfredo Torres.

 

Limited Edition Variant Cover of SUPERMAN ’78 #1

Another first of its kind at this 2022 event, will be a Motor City Comic Con Exclusive Limited Edition “Variant Cover” of SUPERMAN ’78 #1.  This comic book will feature a unique cover that is an exclusive to this edition, and only available at Motor City Comic Con.  A portion of proceeds from the comic book will benefit The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, which is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research and improving the quality of life for individuals and families impacted by paralysis.

 

 

L.A.V.A. (Loud, Annoying and Very Annoying)

Starring Voice-Actors: Ray Chase, Robbie Daymond, and Max Mittelman.

L.A.V.A. is when three prolific an acclaimed voice actors get together and get real silly.

 

 

SCREAM REUNION!

 

Meet Skeet Ulrich, Jamie Kennedy, and Matthew Lillard, all 3 appearing at MC3 2022!

 

 ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS

Anime Reels

 

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

 

Showing a variety of short Anime films throughout the weekend.

 

 Artist Alley

 

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

A collection of extremely talented artists and writers who come from around the world to showcase and sell their art and published works. Check out some of the most amazing original art, prints, comic books, posters and meet the artists and authors who create them. Discover unique and creative art and buy directly from the artist.

 

Autographs

 

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Meet your favorite actor, voice actor, or pop culture icon and get an autograph. All pricing and availability is subject to change and varies for each guest. A list of guests available can be found on the celebrity guest page.

 

 Cosplay Contest (Adults)

Saturday

Only 75 spots available. Participants must pre-register on the website to compete. Winners will receive cash prizes and a 2023 Weekend Pass. Details and pricing on the website.

 

 

ETERNALS-Inspired Lexus

 

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

See the Eternals-Inspired Lexus on the Show Floor. This specially wrapped LC 500 is based on Angelina Jolie’s character, Thena. The wrap was inspired by Thena’s unique individual armor design, iconography, and superpower.

 

 

Face Painting

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Dan and Janice own 2Clowns.com and are the face painters for the Detroit Lions, Tigers, and Red Wings. They also offer balloons, airbrush tattoos, yard card greetings.

 

Kids Cosplay Contest

Sunday

Open to kids 12 and under. No registration is required, just arrive 15 minutes before the event starts.

 

 Kids Den

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Open to kids 12 and under. Find kid and family friendly programming and activities in our Kids’ Den: crafting, daily story time, superhero classes, Downpup Yoga and more!

 

Panels / Q&As

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

The biggest attraction at Motor City Comic Con as guests are entertained and able to ask questions to their favorite celebrity, artist, or writer.

 

 Photo Ops

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

 

Don’t miss out on the chance of a lifetime to have a professional photo taken with your favorite celebrity at Motor City Comic Con. Capture the memory with an 8×10 photo of you and your favorite star(s). You can pre-purchase the photo ops online before the event to secure you place in line and you’ll even get your photos at the event so you can get them signed at the show!

 

 Sketch Duels

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Watch your favorite artists and illustrators battle it out, live on stage during our fan favorite Sketch Duels. Anyone attending the panel will be entered into a raffle for the sketches created. You could go home with a one-of-a-kind drawing!

 

 The Kubert School – Portfolio Reviews

 

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

The Kubert School instructors will provide critique and feedback on how to improve your pages to bring them to the next level.

 

 CONTINUOUS PROGRAMMING ROOMS

 

 Nursing / Parents Room: A quiet room for parents to privately nurse their children.

Quiet Room: A dedicated space to get off the show floor when you are feeling anxious or overwhelmed.

 

Cosplay HQ: Fun photo backdrops and a cosplay repair station

Geek Therapeutics: This space offers certified mental health professionals that can provide you with resources and coping strategies during the show.

 

Alpha Amusements: Modern & classic coin operated games for you to enjoy throughout the show.

 

 CELEBRITY GUESTS

Aaron Sagers

Aaron Smolinski

Adam Cole

Alexis Tipton

Alicia Silverstone

Brenton Thwaites

Caity Lotz

Carey Jones

Cary Elwes

Chandler Riggs

Christopher Eccleston

Curran Walters

Damian Mclawhorn

Danny Trejo

Eric Vale

Freddie Prinze Jr.

Freddie Stroma

Michael Tatum

Jack O’Halloran

Jamie Kennedy

Katie Cassidy

Krysten Ritter

Malcom Goodwin

Marc McClure

Mariel Hemingway

Mark Pillow

Matthew Lillard

Max Mittelman

Maxwell Jacob Friedman

Ray Chase

Robbie Daymond

Ruby Soho

Sarah Douglas

Skeet Ulrich

Taryn Manning

William Shatner

 

COMIC GUESTS

Adriana Melo

Adriano Di Benedetto

Afua Njoki Richardson

Alitha Martinez

Amanda Conner

Anthony Marques

Bill Morrison

Chris Burnham

Dan Parent

Dave Aikins

Dave Franchini

David Angelo Roman

David Crownson

David Walker

Howard Chaykin

Ian Glaubinger

Jamie Tyndall

Jeremy Holt

Jimmy Palmiotti

Joe Prado

John Livesay

Katie Cook

Khoi Pham

Kwanza Osajyefo

Maika Sozo

Marcio Fiorito

Marco Santucci

Maria Laura Sanapo

Mike McKone

Ralph Tedesco

Robert Venditti

Scott Hanna

Simon Bisley

The Kubert School

TJ Sterling

Willfredo Torres

William Messner-Loebs

 

CRAFTER GUESTS

2Clowns

3D Printing by Muckychris

734designs

Archangel Steel

BattleKatz

BekkiDoodles

Captive Fancy

Dapper on Arrival

Darcy Farrow

Delightful Ribbons

Doggy Danna

Dragonwycks

Furry Feline Creatives

Inconceivable Cards

Justine Dillenbeck Illustrations

Lady Xyla’s Creations

LES Polinko Studio

MeowitsMari

My Little Demon LLC

Oddman Out Props

One-Time Hair Flips

RIPieces Designs by Carrie Schramm

Savage Mermaid

Saving Throw Pillows

Shananigens in Leather

Shiny Things

Shock Studios

Studio 42 Designs

Taneko Says Hello

The Foxy Hipster

Trinkets and Treasures

Wood Turned Magic

Yankee’s Doodles

 

 

Motor City Comic Con General Ticket prices and packages:

Adult Pricing (ages 13 and up) Friday – $30*

Saturday – $40*

Sunday – $35*

VIP – $249*

Adult Weekend Pass – $85*

Kids 5 and under are free all weekend

Kids 6-12 are $10* on Friday and Saturday

 

Kids Weekend Pass – $20*

Sunday is Kids Day – All kids 12 and under are free

 

*Additional processing fees will apply

The 2022 Motor City Comic Con will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace which is located at 46100 Grand River Avenue in Novi, Michigan on Friday, May 13 (12:00 p.m. to 7 p.m.), Saturday, May 14 (10:00 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and Sunday, May 15 (10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

 

To learn more or to purchase tickets visit, www.MotorCityComicCon.com or follow Motor City Comic Con on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more details on upcoming new guests, programming, limited VIP packages, photo opportunities and more.

 

ABOUT MOTOR CITY COMIC CON:

Michigan’s largest pop-culture event since 1989, Motor City Comic Con gathers comic book and multimedia dealers from across the country, offering a vast variety of pop-culture merchandise, including comics, art, t-shirts, movie memorabilia, posters and more. Over 250 comic book creators, writers and artists are featured at Motor City Comic Con each year, as well as actors from the television and movie industry. Motor City Comic Con offers fun for kids young and old. For more information, visit http://www.motorcitycomiccon.com

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