About The Great Philadelphia Comic Con
From Dr. Who to Tron and Star Wars to Star Trek, The Great Philadelphia Comic Con lives up to its name. For this one, it’s all about a great, fandom event.
First, the guest list for the con is truly impressive. For celebrities of the screen, you’ll find a number of stars from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. In fact, there’s going to be 5 rangers there! Then, mix in several guests from Star Wars, Deana Troi from Star Trek the Next Generation, and even Pokemon. Now, we’re talking! Snap photos with them, get autographs, and ask them all your questions.
But authors and artists don’t take a backseat at this event. Mike Zeck from Marvel’s Secret Wars, Mark McKenna from Deadpool Ariell Johnson from Iron Man. This event is all about honoring the names that make our geek passions possible.
Still, the cosplay for The Great Philadelphia Comic Con is beyond amazing. With dozens of cosplay pros, you’re going be lead by some of the most awesome cosplayers around. See if you can match their talent! We also like how the Philadelphia Power Rangers will be attending.
And after you’ve attended the cosplay contest, browse the exhibitor and artist tables to make even more friends. You’ll be able to pick up some memorabilia, grab an action figure or two, and load up on more comics than you can imagine!
The Great Philadelphia Comic Con Links
The Great Philadelphia Comic Con Hours
Friday: 3pm to 8pm
Saturday: 10am to 7pm
Sunday: 10am to 5pm
How can you get tickets to The Great Philadelphia Comic Con?
You can buy The Great Philadelphia Comic Con passes directly from their website!
- Friday, pre-sale: $20
- Friday, on-site: $25
- Saturday, pre-sale: $35
- Saturday, on-site: $45
- Sunday, pre-sale: $25
- Sunday, on-site: $30
- Weekend, pre-sale: $49.95
- Weekend, on-site: $60
How should you get to The Great Philadelphia Comic Con and where should you stay?
SEPTA bus line 99 stops in the Expo parking lot. If you will be taking Amtrak into Philadelphia, the main hub will be Amtrak 30th Street Station in Center City. From 30th Street, there are three main ways to get to Expo: You can take the Manayunk/Norristown Train to the Norristown Transportation Center, and pick up the 99 bus from there.
You can use the 124 or 125 bus lines to where they cross the 99 bus route and then transfer to attend the event. If you’re driving to the event, from Rt. 76 and the Schuylkill Expressway, follow Rt. 76 west to King of Prussia. Then use exit 202 South and stay in the right lane to Rt. 422 West. Then use exit 422 at Oaks and left onto Egypt Rd. Finally, go left at Station Ave. From the PA Turnpike, exit at Valley Forge and use the Rt. 202 exit South. Stay in the right lane for Pottstown. Then use Rt. 422 at Oaks and left onto Egypt Rd. Then go left at Station Ave. From Rt. 422 West, use the Oaks exit and left onto Egypt Rd. Then take a left at Station Ave. From Rt. 422 East, follow the directions above.
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