Motor City Comic Con kicks off 2022 show – Press and Guide

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Motor City Comic Con, Michigan’s longest running and largest comic book and pop culture event since 1989, will host a variety of attractions, events, exhibits and guests at this year’s convention. , May 13-15, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.

This year’s lineup will also feature actors from across TV, film and the streaming industry, as well as the industry’s most creative artists, writers and comic book creators.

Throughout the weekend, celebrities and comedic guests participate in autograph and photo ops
with participants, for an additional fee, which can be purchased on the website. In addition, participants can attend
various panel discussions, attractions, events and explore various exhibiting vendors throughout.
Times and additional fees vary by guest and event. To buy tickets and for more information,
please visit www.MotorCityComicCon.com

This year’s con will be bigger than ever! Highlights for 2022 include:

The Christopher Reeve Legacy Reunion – 3 day celebration with ALL 4 SUPERMAN stars
movies!
Such a massive reunion is the first of its kind and will feature stars from all 4 Superman movies as well as
writer and artist of the Superman ’78 DC Comic series. 35 years after his last flight in Superman IV,
the love and admiration for Christopher Reeve both on screen and in life is stronger and more inspiring
than ever. Additionally, an exclusive limited-edition cover variant of Superman ’78 will be available only on
the Motor City Comic Con, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Christopher and Dana Reeve
Foundation. It was an inspiration to create this legacy reunion for Motor City Comic Con and The
Caped Wonder Superman Podcast, which is hosted by Detroit TV/Radio host Jay Towers and
Jim Bowers, founder of CapedWonder.com Superman Imagery.

The Christopher Reeve Legacy Reunion will feature the following Superman stars
films, Aaron Smolinski, Marc McClure, Sarah Douglas, Jack O’Halloran, Mark Pillow, Mariel

Hemingway and Damian McLawhorn, also appearing at the Legacy Reunion, from Superman 78′
DC Comic Series, writer Robert Venditti and artist Wilfredo Torres.

SUPERMAN ’78 #1 Limited Edition Variant Cover
Another first of its kind at this 2022 event will be an exclusive Limited Edition Motor City Comic Con
“Variant cover” of SUPERMAN ’78 #1. This comic will feature a unique cover that is an exclusive
to this edition, and only available at Motor City Comic Con. Part of the comic book revenue
will benefit the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, which is dedicated to healing spinal cord injuries
by funding innovative research and improving the quality of life of individuals and families affected by
paralysis.

LAVA (loud, boring and very boring)
Star voice actors: Ray Chase, Robbie Daymond and Max Mittelman.
LAVA is when three prolific and acclaimed actors get together and get really silly.

CRY OF MEETING!
Meet Skeet Ulrich, Jamie Kennedy and Matthew Lillard, all 3 appearing at MC3 2022!

ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS

Animated pinwheels
Friday Saturday Sunday
Screening of a variety of animated shorts throughout the weekend.

Alley of artists
Friday Saturday Sunday
A collection of extremely talented artists and writers who come from all over the world to present and
sell their art and published works. Check out some of the most amazing original artwork, prints, comics,
posters and meet the artists and authors who create them. Discover unique and creative art and buy
directly from the artist.

Autographs
Friday Saturday Sunday
Meet your favorite actor, voice actor or pop culture icon and get an autograph. All prices and
availability is subject to change and varies for each guest. A list of available guests can be found on the
celebrity guest page.

Cosplay Contest (Adults)
Saturday
Only 75 places available. Entrants must pre-register on the website to compete. The winners will receive
cash prize and a 2023 weekend pass. Details and rates on the website.

Lexus inspired by the ETERNALS
Friday Saturday Sunday
Check out the Eternals-inspired Lexus on the show floor. This specially packaged LC 500 is based on Angelina
Jolie’s character, Thena. The wrap was inspired by Thena’s unique individual armor design, iconography,
and superpower.

face paint
Friday Saturday Sunday

Dan and Janice own 2Clowns.com and are the makeup artists for the Detroit Lions, Tigers and Red Wings.
They also offer balloons, airbrush tattoos, garden card greetings.

Children’s Cosplay Contest
Sunday
Open to children 12 and under. No registration is required, just arrive 15 minutes before the start of the event.

children’s lair
Friday Saturday Sunday
Open to children 12 and under. Find programs and activities suitable for children and families in our Kids’ Den:
crafts, daily story time, superhero classes, Downpup Yoga and more!

Panels / Questions and Answers
Friday Saturday Sunday
Motor City Comic Con’s biggest attraction, as guests are entertained and can ask questions at
their favorite celebrity, artist or writer.

Photo shoots
Friday Saturday Sunday
Don’t miss the chance of a lifetime to have a professional photo taken with your favorite celebrity
at Motor City Comic-Con. Capture the memory with an 8×10 photo of you and your favorite star(s). You
can pre-purchase the photo ops online before the event to secure your spot online and you’ll even get
your photos during the event so that you can have them signed at the show!

sketch duels
Friday Saturday Sunday
Watch your favorite artists and illustrators battle it out live on stage in our fan-favorite sketch duels.
Everyone participating in the panel will be entered into a draw for the sketches created. You could go home with
a one-of-a-kind design!

The Kubert School – Portfolio Reviews
Friday Saturday Sunday
Kubert School instructors will provide reviews and feedback on how to improve your pages to bring
them to the next level.

CONTINUING PROGRAMMING ROOMS
**It happens every three days***

Nursing / Parents Room: A quiet room where parents can breastfeed their children in private.

Quiet Room: A dedicated space to leave the living room when feeling anxious or overwhelmed.

Cosplay HQ: fun photo backgrounds and cosplay repair station

Geek Therapeutics: This space offers certified mental health professionals who can provide you with
resources and coping strategies during the performance.

Alpha Amusements: Modern & classic coin-operated games that you can enjoy throughout the show.

CELEBRITY GUESTS

 Aaron Sagers
 Aaron Smolinsky
 Adam Cole
 Alexis Tipton
 Alicia Silverstone
 Brenton Thwaites
 Caity Lotz
 Carey Jones
 Chandler Riggs
 Christopher Eccleston
 Curran Walters
 Damien Mclawhorn
 Danny Trejo
 Ethan Page
 Eric Vale
 Freddie Prinze Jr.
 Freddie Stroma
 J. Michael Tatum
 Jack O’Halloran
Jamie Kennedy
 Katie Cassidy
 Malcolm Goodwin
 Marc McClure
 Mariel Hemingway
 Mark the pillow
 Matthew Lillard
 Max Mittelman
 Maxwell Jacob Friedman
 Ray hunting
 Robbie Daymond
 Ruby Soho
 Sarah Douglas
 Skeet Ulrich
 Stephanie Panisello
Taryn Manning
 William Shatner
COMIC GUESTS

 Adriana Melo
 Adriano Di Benedetto
 Afua Njoki Richardson
 Alitha Martinez
 Amanda Conner
 Anthony Marques
 Bill Morrisson
 Chris Burnham
 Dan Parent
 Dave Aikins
 Dave Franchini
 David Angelo Roman
 David Crownson
 David Walker
 Howard Chaykin
 Ian Glaubinger
Jamie Tyndall
 Jeremy Holt
 Jimmy Palmiotti
 Joe Prado
 John Livesay
 Katie Cook
 Khoi Pham
 Kwanza Osajyefo
 Maika Sozo
 Marcio Fiorito
 Marco Santucci
 Maria Laura Sanapo
 Mike McKone
 Ralph Tedesco
Robert Vendetti
 Scott Hanna
 Simon Bisley
 Kubert School
 TJ Sterling
 Wilfredo Torres
 William Messner-Loebs

CRAFTER GUESTS

 2 clowns
 3D printing by Muckychris
 734 models
 Archangel Steel
 Battle Katz
 Bekki Doodles
 Captive fantasy
 Dapper on arrival
 Darcy Farrow
 Delicious ribbons
 Doggy Style Danna
 Dragonwycks
 Creative furry felines
 Inconceivable Cards
 Illustrations by Justine Dillenbeck
 Lady Xyla’s creations
 Studio LES Polinko
 MeowitsMari
 My Little Demon LLC
 Oddman Out Accessories
 Unique hair flips
 RIPieces designs by Carrie Schramm
 Wild Mermaid
 Save cushions
 Leather Shananigens
 Shiny things
 Shock Studios
 Studio 42 Designs
 Taneko says hello
 The Foxy Hipster
 Trinkets and treasures
 Turned wood magic
 Yankee doodles

Motor City Comic Con General Ticket Prices and Packages:
Adult rate (13 years and over) Friday – $30*
Saturday – $40*
Sunday – $35*
VIP – $249*
Adult Weekend Pass – $85*
Children 5 and under are free all weekend
Children 6-12 are $10* on Friday and Saturday
Kids Weekend Pass – $20*
Sunday is Children’s Day – All children 12 and under are free
*Additional processing fees will apply
Motor City Comic Con 2022 will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace, located at
46100 Grand River Avenue in Novi, Michigan on Friday, May 13 (noon to 7 p.m.), Saturday, May 13
May 14 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and Sunday May 15 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

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