Looking for something to do this weekend that will take you back to the days of your childhood? Maybe somewhere to take the grandkids? And goodness knows it is never easy to find somewhere that you can both enjoy. But what a chance to connect with them through the stories you grew up on that now they are growing up on?
This weekend, July 31- August 2, is the annual Tampa Bay Comic Convention. This year’s comic-con will be held at the Tampa Bay Convention Center. The convention will be held Friday to Sunday celebrating all things comics with a variety of guests and creators. This year’s comic con has celebrity guests for fans, both young and old. Celebrity guests include Carrie Fisher (Leia of Star Wars), Lea Thompson (Lorraine Baines of Back to the Future), and Linda Thompson (Sarah Connor of the Terminator series).
Some voice actors will also be attending from some of the best cartoons and animes to date. Voice actors include Billy West (Ren & Stimpy, Futurama), Christopher Sabat (Dragonball Z), Tom Kenny (Spongebob Squarepants), and Janet Varney (Legend of Korra). And finally, Comic book artists and writers will be there as well. Comic artists and writers include Mark Waid (Writer of Kingdom Come) and Neal Adams (Creator of the modern Batman look).