Head out to the Suburban Collection Showplace (Formerly Rock Financial Showplace) May 13-15, 2011 for Comic Con!

It’s the ultimate nerd event in Detroit. I say that with the utmost respect and admiration. According to event organizers it’s Michigan’s Largest Comic Book and Pop Culture Event since 1989.

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Here’s a highlight of the gigantic list of celebrity appearances.


Brent Spiner

“Data” from TV’s Star Trek: The Next Generation


Dean Stockwell

Known for playing “Al” Calavicci in Quantum Leap


Dirk Benedict

Known for playing “Face” in The A-Team TV show.


Ernie Hudson

(Saturday and Sunday only)
“That’s a big Twinkie.” – Winston Zeddemore from Ghostbusters


George Takei

(Saturday and Sunday only)
Star Trek’s “Mr. Sulu” — He stars in a new movie, Larry Crowne, in theaters July 2011.


Ian Ziering

“Steve Sanders” from the original Beverly Hills 90210 TV series.


Julian Glover

He’s a textbook villain. “General Maximilian Veers” from Star Wars.



TNA Wrestling Knockout & valet to Robbie E. Popular for “Jersey Shore” theme.


Kristin Bauer

True Blood vampire “Pam”


Marta Kristen

“Judy Robinson” from TV’s Lost in Space (1965-1968).


Peter Mayhew

“Chewbacca” nuf said.


Wolfman Mac’s Chiller Drive-In

Nationally syndicated horror host from Pontiac, MI. Info at chillerdrivein.com

Keep in mind that some autographs cost between $20 and $30 each.

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For the full list of attractions and appearances visit motorcitycomiccon.com  Don’t miss the massive lineup of artists as well. Meet the people behind the pens and brushes for the comics and art you love.

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A little too nerdy for you? Like country music? Also happening this weekend — Downtown Hoedown