Monday, February 9, 2015

Phoenix Comicon 2015 Announces First Guests

Phoenix Comicon 2015 is proud to announce ourr first guests for this year’s event. Summer Glau, Edward James Olmos, Billy Tucci, Mike Zeck, Lou Ferrigno, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Marv Wolfman and many more are slated to attend the 2015 Comicon in downtown Phoenix, Arizona from May 28-31, 2015. Full event passes are only $70 until March 31st and can be purchased at This year’s Comicon has something for everyone, from our guest appearances to our fan panels to just checking out the costumers roaming the convention halls. Everyone is welcome from infants to those that read the original Spider-Man as small children.  

Summer Glau
Most recently, Summer has appeared in the television show Arrow, but she is best known for her portrayal as River Tam in Firefly and Serenity and as a Terminator in charge of protecting John and Sarah Connor in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

Jason Momoa
Get ready to swoon! The future Aquaman will be visiting the desert.  Jason Momoa is also known for his previous roles in Stargate: Atlantis and as Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones.

Edward James Olmos
It’s hard to know where to begin when describing the accomplishments of Edward James Olmos.  Phoenix Comicon is humbled to be welcoming such an accomplished actor and director. His roles have been diverse, but for Comicon fans, he is probably best known for his role as William Adama in Battlestar Galactica and his current role in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D as Robert Gonzalez.

Paul Cornell
Probably one of the best authors/screenwriters associated with the current Doctor Who franchise, Paul Cornell will be making a repeat visit to the Phoenix Comicom.  He is a Hugo Award winner for Best Fancast and a multiple nominee for Best Graphic Story and other categories. Follow him on Twitter to get his TARDIS-eyed view of the world.

Marv Wolfman
Award-winning comic book writer, Marv Wolman is best known for being the creator of vampire-hunter Blade during his run on Marvel Comics’ The Tomb of Dracula.  He has also worked on DC’s The New Teen Titans, where he co-created Raven. Two of his characters appeared in the new movie Guardians of the Galaxy.

Billy Tucci
Award-winning creator of the graphic novel series Shi, Billy Tucci is a former paratrooper who has also created and published the properties ATOMIKA, Gremlin Effect, Victoria Cross, The Burning Blue and The Undaunted. His work has been featured in The New York Times, NY Daily News, Newsday, Elle and Playboy. In 2006 he pencilled Marvel's Heroes for Hire title, and in 2008 he commenced working on DC Comic's Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion. Tucci has also been working on animation and film projects.

Lou Ferrigno
Lou Ferrigno is joining us at Phoenix Comicon again in 2015! Best known to many as The Incredible Hulk, Lou first portrayed the character in 1977 on television and in movies and continues to voice the role. Lou is also known for his appearances in The King of Queens, I Love You Man, Reno 911, and recently was in an episode of Star Trek Continues. Lou will again voice the Hulk in the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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