New Comic-Con in Southwest Florida expected to draw thousands
2:17 PM, Nov 14, 2017
2:21 PM, Nov 14, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Thousands of pop culture fans are expected to gather in Fort Myers this weekend for a new comic book convention and pop culture event.
SW-Florida Comic-Con takes place Saturday, November 18 from 10 am until 6 pm at the Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport Town Center Hotel on Commerce Drive.
Organizers say the show has over 100 exhibitors that cater to a wide-spectrum of interests including comic books, magazines, toys, games, movies, television, anime, manga, cosplay, artwork, sketches and apparel plus much more.
A roster of comic industry professionals and fandom-related celebrities are in attendance for attendees to meet and greet, including:
Fabian Nicieza - Creator of Deadpool
Mark Bagley - Creator of Carnage, Famous Spider-Man Artist
Bob Camp - Creator/Artist of The Famous TV Cartoon Series: Ren & Stimpy
James O’Barr - The Creator of the Famous CROW
Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake - WWE Wrestling SuperStar - Hall of Famer
Tito Santana - WWE Wrestling SuperStar - Hall of Famer
Frazetta Girls- Family Members of the Legendary Artist Frank Frazetta
Starsky & Hutch - 1976 Gran Torino Car - TV Series
The General Car from Dukes of Hazzard
K.I.T.T - Famous Car from the Knight Rider TV Series
Back to the Future Car - Delorean on Display at the Comic-Con
Batman 1990 Movie - The BatMobile on Display at the Comic-Con
Pizza Planet Truck from Toy Story &Herbie 1963 - The Famous Love Bug
See the Bandit Car from Smokey The Bandit & TMNT Car