Phoenix Comicon, one of the fastest growing cons in the southwest, is kicking off 2012 with a celebration on Thursday, February 3rd. The evening event will be held at the Phoenix Convention Center, North Building, Room 120D in downtown Phoenix, Arizona beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Already announced and confirmed guests for the convention which runs May 24th to 27th include:
- Captain Kirk himself, actor William Shatner
- Ed Asner, the voice of Carl in Disney’s Up and television’s Lou Grant
- Gil Gerard and Erin Gray from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century television show
- Jeremy Bullock, Boba Fett from the Star Wars universe
- Tony Amendola, Master Bra-Tac on television’s Stargate SG-1
- voice actor Vic Mignogna
RSVPs are being accepted for the kick-off party. In addition to more big guest announcements, there will be door prizes and give-a-ways. The kick-off event is free to the public. Full event memberships for the May convention are available until May 23rd for $40. Volunteers are being sought for numerous positions; for more information, click here.