RI Comic Con Comes Back To Providence

It’s the time of year where the Rhode Island Convention Center gets invaded by cosplayers, celebrities, artists and all sorts of weirdness. People will be releasing their inner geek while staring at displays of wonder. The 6th annual Rhode Island Comic Con is coming back to Providence this fall, and it’ll be taking place on November 10 through 12. This edition of the Comic Con promises to be the best yet with a bunch of A-listers present. There’s a certain buzz that’s going around this time that the event hasn’t reached before.

John Cusack, who you might know from the films High Fidelity, Being John Malkovich, Grosse Pointe Blank, Con Air, Say Anything… and Better Off Dead, will be one of the heavy hitters there. “The Walking Dead’s” and “Boondock Saints’” Norman Reedus, Luke Cage’s Michael Colter, action hero Dolph Lundgren and Freddy Kruger himself, Robert Englund, will also be around. Justin Roiland, the co-creator of the Adult Swim series “Rick & Morty,” is going to be showing off the voices of the characters. You’ll also have wrestling legend Sting, parody song genius “Weird Al” Yankovic and Billie Piper from the British TV series “Billie Piper” hanging out. These are only a few of a plethora of celebs who’ll be at the Rhode Island Comic Con signing autographs and chatting with their fans.

comicconThe talented comic book artists who’ll be showing off their work can’t be overlooked either. Frankie B. Washington, the artist behind the cover of last year’s Motif magazine Comic Con issue, among others, is going to be interacting with folks. There’s also Neal Adams, Sergio Aragones, Jim Shooter, Andy Price, Jon Sinnott, Katie Cook and Sean Gordon Murphy who’ll be having displays up. One of the most enjoyable things about the Rhode Island Comic Con is the art that covers every corner of the convention center. It’s truly a treat for the eyes.

Even though it’s a week and a half after Halloween, there’s always a reason to dress up again when the Comic Con rolls around. There will be a cosplay contest among various age groups and experience levels, so make sure to enter for some bragging rights. It’s a crazy and exciting event that promises to be a whole lot of fun. Make sure to head out to the Rhode Island Convention Center during the second weekend of November. You’ll have an unforgettable time.

Rhode Island Comic Con’s Website: ricomiccon.com

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