Arizona Comic Con has unique attractions

From celebrities to writers to cosplay, Comic Con has something for everyone

Geoffrey Young, Reporter

Comic celebrities, artists and creators are scheduled to attend the Phoenix Convention Center for the Amazing Arizona Comic Con on Feb. 1315.

The event is being hosted once again at the Phoenix Convention Center, with price of entry ( $60 for the 3 day pass, $25 for Friday and Sunday admission respectively, and $35 for a Saturday admission. While children 10 and younger get free admission with a paid adult.

Each day promises something uniquely different from the previous day. Thought nothing overtly drastic in the grand scheme of things, certain celebrities, artists and creators are only booked for certain days. You can click here to see signing dates (, but remember that activates are set to alter as well.

Among the lineup of influential artists and writers at this year’s AACC are character creators ( like IDW Comics’ “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” creator Kevin Eastman, Marvel Comics’ “Winter Soldier” creator Steve Epting, Marvel Comics’ “Deadpool and Cable” creator Rob Liefeld, Image Comics’ Spawn creator Todd Macfarlane, DC Comics’ The Teen Titan creator George Perez, and Marvel Comics’ Wolverine creator Herb Trimpe.

Not to mention six Power Rangers from the series ( : “Lost Galaxy,” “Lightspeed Rescue,” “R.P.M.,” “Dino Thunder,” “S.P.D.,” “Time Force,” “Wild Force,” and “Megaforce.”

Regardless of signing dates, sections of the complex will be geared towards fields of interest, such as: An international art alley, a video game arena, or one could stop at one of the many exhibitor booths (

Whichever path you opt to venture, you’re promised to meet people in costume, in support of the popular comic characters. Saturday will also hold a Cosplay contest for both the “novice” and “experienced” cosplay contestant. With cash prizes for each of the top 3 winners in each category and free admission to the AACC 2015.

Little is own about the festivities yet, merely that Sunday’s activities are centered on the idea of “Kids Day.” Sunday will feature free sketches, cartoons, and a costume contest. Mat Nastos, Disney animation, film maker, and writer for Disney’s “Phineas and Ferb” will be giving free sketches to those 10 and under.