Tampa Bay comic and cosplay fans will be thrilled to hear that the Tampa Bay Comic Convention (TBCC) is coming to town Friday-Sunday July 29-31 at the Tampa Bay Convention Center.
The Tampa Bay Comic Convention is Tampa’s largest and truest comic book convention. Featured exhibitors that cater to a wide range of interests including comics, magazines, toys, games, Star Wars, Star Trek, anime, manga, cosplay, artwork, sketches and clothes.
Plus, a roster of comics industry professionals and comic-related celebrities are on hand for attendees to meet and greet. “Celebrity guests this year are William Shatner of Star Trek; James ‘Murr’ Murray of Impractical Jokers; Power Rangers’ Jason David Frank; Elizabeth Maxwell, voice actress; Gates McFadden from Star Trek: The Next Generation; Charles Martinet, the voice of the video game character Mario; Ross Marquand from The Walking Dead, Red Skull and Ultron from the MCU; Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte; and Dante Basco, who played Rufio in Hook,” said convention spokesperson and marketing director Ro Malaga.
TBCC started in 2015 and has grown steadily over the years. Bringing a collection of comic book writers and artists from the start, the company has made huge strides and evolved to near maximum space on the current Connection Center site.
“The community support is so incredible that we plan to have the most special guests we’ve ever had in TBCC history at showtime,” Malaga said. “Not only that, we’ve evolved from the original comic space to include pop culture figures as well. This means that in addition to meeting Will Shatner from Star Trek, you can also catch popular personalities like James’ Murr’ Murray from Impractical Jokers or, after meeting legendary Power Ranger Jason David Frank, you can check out voice actor Charles Martinet, who is the original voice of Nintendo’s Mario character.
Tickets are available for TBCC and range from $45 to $221.
“We recently began announcing this year’s guest list and reminding fans that our loyalty launch promotion where tickets to the show are at the biggest discount of the year ends on the last day of April. “, Málaga said.
Fans can expect a bigger and better experience than ever before.
If you want to learn more about the Tampa Bay Comic Convention or want to purchase tickets, you can visit their website at www.tampabaycomicconvention.com.