The Savannah International Trade and Convention Center will host the 2019 Empire Comic Con on Oct. 26- 27.
Fans of all ages can experience the universe of comics, vintage toys, cosplay and the many other attractions offered at the event. From video game competitions to Pokémon battles, this all-age event has a little something for everyone.
The event will feature panels from voice actors Veronica Taylor, best known for voicing the original Ash on the first 8 seasons of Pokémon, and Jim Cummings, known for his extensive work with Walt Disney studios. These veteran actors will be discussing their voice work in animation and video games followed by question and answer sessions.
Ghostbuster’s Ernie Hudson will also be in attendance with other celebrity special guests including Austin St. John and Walter Jones from the "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" series.
From drawing workshops to cosplay training this two-day event journeys through the world of comics, anime, movies and television.
Hugo Soto, founder of Empire Comic Con sat down with Hector Miray host of Christian-based podcast, Faith and Fandom, to talk about the event. Soto talks about the 6-year preparation and obstacles that lead to bringing his passion to reality.
“We wanted to come from the aspect of passionate fans, who are passionate about what they love about the nerd life, and try to bring the best to Savannah,” Soto said.
Tickets are available at the door and online. For adults, the cost is $15 day passes and $25 weekend passes are available. Children under 12 years of age are free with adult purchase.