Everything You Need to Know About The Keystone Comic Con Happening In September!
These days the terms “comic book nerd” isn’t an insult anymore. With the adaptation of comic movies from both DC and Marvel, being a comic book nerd is pretty much cool now. Now even the casual super hero fan understands basic plots and storylines, so we’re not completely lost. So for those looking to showcase their love and appreciation for comics, The Keystone Comic Con is coming to The Pennsylvania Convention Center September 14-16th.
If you never been to a Comic Con, it can be a bit overwhelming. Aside from just showcasing comic books, there’s live entertainment, interactive stations and tons of celebrity meet & greets. It often goes beyond just comics. The celebrities can include WWE stars, classic TV actors and movie stars. So to help you navigate The Keystone Comic Con, here’s a quick and easy guide! You can purchase your tickets here.
Celebrity Guests & Autograph Sessions
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Join New York Times bestselling author Box Brown (Andre the Giant, Tetris: The Games People Play, Is This Guy For Real?) and journalist Chris Goldstein (Philly.com) as they discuss and preview Box’s upcoming graphic novel: CANNABIS: The Illegalization of Weed in America. In this upcoming work, Box delves deep into our troubling history with marijuana and offers a rich, entertaining, and thoroughly researched graphic essay on the legacy of cannabis legislation in America. This event will feature a conversation with Q&A.
Fri, Sep 14, 2018 • 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
For the beginner or seasoned foamsmith, this panel covers basic and advanced techniques of foam crafting: design, construction, layering, heat forming, detailing, sealing, paint finishing, strapping, and beyond.”
Fri, Sep 14, 2018 • 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
One is a genius, the other’s insane! Join voice actors Rob Paulsen (Pinky) and Maurice LaMarche (The Brain) as they make a slight detour from taking over the world to stop by Keystone Comic Con! That’s right, Pinky and the Brain are going to take you on a trip down memory lane, share memories about the legendary animated series and answer your questions. NARF!
Fri, Sep 14, 2018 • 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Featuring MC Chris, Mega Ran, Bit Brigade & Microphone Misfitz
Sat, Sep 15, 2018 • 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Sat, Sep 15, 2018 • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Sat, Sep 15, 2018 • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sun, Sep 16, 2018 • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Panel by Zoe Hinton (CoHost of Star Wars geek girl podcast). Zoe discusses growing up as a female fan in the Star Wars Fandom, Star Wars Podcasts, Meeting her CoHost Lizzy face to face for the first time at celebration, and trooping along side the 501st since she was 6 years old. She will also be joined by Johnamaire Macias of the Wookiee Gunner, and Saffron Hinton from Star Wars Homies podcast. They will also talk about the affect of women characters in the new Star Wars universe, and the upcoming return of Clone Wars.
Sun, Sep 16, 2018 • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
The cast of the hit series True Blood take the stage at the first ever Keystone Comic Con! Join cast members Anna Paquin (Sookie Stackhouse), Stephen Moyer (Bill Compton), Joe Manganiello (Alcide Herveaux), Kristin Bauer (Pam De Beaufort) and Mehcad Brooks (Eggs) as they take attendees back to Bon Temps, Louisiana to revisit the fan-favorite series!
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