Comic conventions are big time gatherings. And no one throws a party quite like New Orleans. The city is set to host Big Easy Con on June 1st and 2nd. The show will feature some of the biggest names in the comics industry, celebrities from film and television, exhibits, vendors, and plenty of cosplay. Cosplay in the French Quarter? We’re sold.
Celebrity guests include Ron Perlman (Hellboy), Laurie Holden (The Walking Dead), Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street), William Zabka and Martin Kove (The Karate Kid, Cobra Kai), Ming Chen (Comic Book Men), Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk), Amy Jo Johnson (Power Rangers), Brent Spiner (Star Trek: The Next Generation), and more. You can find the full list of guests here.
Big Easy Con takes place in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, which is a short walk away from the French Quarter. The event has family-friendly programming, Big Easy Con Jr., plus an Artist Alley and Makers Market, which is an exhibit showcasing artisans and crafters original hand making goods for guests to enjoy.