6 Tremendous Reasons To Attend Tampa Bay Comic Convention 2021

Tampa Bay Comic Convention is one of the largest comic cons in the southeastern U.S. The wildly popular three-day event is held annually at the Tampa Convention Center. And the 2021 Tampa Bay Comic Convention is July 30 – August 1.

Here are 6 tremendous reasons you should attend.

Tremendous reason # 1: Celebrity guests from the1970s, 80s, and 90s

If you want to see the actors behind iconic characters from the 1970s, 80s, and 90s, Tampa Bay Comic Convention is the place to be. And here are the top three: Lou Ferrigno, Bruce Boxleitner, and Kevin Sorbo.

Lou Ferrigno

Lou Ferrigno is known throughout the universe as The Incredible Hulk from the 1970s TV series.

Actor Lou Ferrigno in costume with green skin portraying The Incredible Hulk from the popular TV series in the 1970s.

Bruce Boxleitner

Bruce Boxleitner is best-known to the fandom from his roles in TRON in 1982 and TRON Legacy in 2010.

Actor Bruce Boxleightner in costume with special effects like blue lighting.

Kevin Sorbo

Kevin Sorbo is known to the fandom as Hercules, from the popular TV series in the 1990s.

Actor Kevin Sorbo as Hercules tied up and held prisoner by female warriors.

Tremendous reason # 2: Star Wars actor Daniel Logan

Daniel Logan is known for his portrayal of Boba Fett from the 2002 film Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones. And he was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film (Supporting Actor) at the age of 14.

Additionally, Logan voiced Fett in the 2008 animated TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

   

Tremendous reason # 3: Voice actors from popular anime series

Here are the top four voice actors who will be at Tampa Bay Comic Convention 2021: Dante Basco, Greg Cipes, Caitlin Glass, and Eric Vale.

Dante Basco

Dante Basco is best known to the fandom as the voice of Prince Zuko in the popular animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender.

   

Greg Cipes

Greg Cipes is most well-known for voicing TV characters Michelangelo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012-2017) and Beast Boy in Teen Titans Go! (since 2013.)

              

Caitlin Glass

Caitlin Glass is best known for voicing Winrey Rockbell of Fullmetal Alchemist.

   

Eric Vale

Eric Vale is known for voicing adult Trunks in the Dragon Ball series.

     

Tremendous reason # 4: Comic creators

Among the many comic creators at Tampa Bay Comic Convention, here are four of the best: Omar Francia, Tim Jacobus, Rags Morales, and Dan Parent.

Omar Francia

Omar Francia is a comic artist and illustrator who is known for his work on Star Wars: Legacy, Star Wars:The Force Unleashed 2 the Graphic novel, as well as on the Mass Effect comic series — all published by Dark Horse Comics.

       

Tim Jacobus

Tim Jacobus is best known for his cover art of R. L. Stine Goosebumps series.

           

Rags Morales

Rags Morales is a comic book artist known for his work on DC Comics, including the The New 52 reboot of then Superman-centric Action Comics.

           

Dan Parent

Dan Parent is a comic book artist and writer best known for his work on Archie Comics.

     

Tremendous reason # 5: It’s a large event that lasts three days

Tampa Bay Comic Convention attracts as many as 50,000 people over its three days. The event takes over the entire Tampa Convention Center. If you’re within a couple hours drive, how can you stay away?

An interesting history fact about Tampa Bay Comic Convention is that it started in 2010 as a small, one-day event with only 550 attendees.

Tremendous reason # 6: Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine will be there

Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine, published by Florida Comic Cons, will be at Tampa Bay Comic Convention 2021 in search of talented cosplayers. Here are some of our past magazines, which are always free. Learn more and read mags (covers below)

Tampa Bay Comic Convention tickets are available

Tampa Bay Comic Convention tickets for single days include: Friday is $30.00 + $3.97 fee + $2.89 sales tax; Saturday is $40.00 + $4.44 fee + $3.78 sales tax; Sunday is $30.00 + $3.97 fee + $2.89 sales tax; and a three-day pass is $60.00 + $5.39 fee + $5.56 sales tax (savings of $40.)

Event hours

Event hours are Friday noon to midnight, Saturday 9 a.m. to midnight. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Note, Friday and Saturday the exhibit hall closes at 7 p.m. for late night programming that lasts until midnight.)

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