Barry “Bazz” Wernick and Matthew Spradlin,
co-creators of the best-selling indie comic book series and feature film franchise
Bad Kids of Crestview Academy will be featured guests and sponsors at
WinterCon 2015 December 5-6, 2015 at the
Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, New York!
DALLAS, TX – Bad Kids of Crestview Academy comic book and movie franchise (Bad Kids Go to Hell, Bad Kids Go 2 Hell, and Bad Kids of Crestview Academy) co-creators, Barry “Bazz” Wernick and Matthew Spradlin will be in attendance with original Bad Kids cos-player and spokesperson Th3 Rogue at the New York Comic and Sci-Fi Expo, WinterCon 2015, December 5-6, 2015 at the Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, New York. In addition to signing comics, posters, and DVDs being sold at their booth, they will also be taking pictures at the selfie station with fans!
Bad Kids of Crestview Academy will also be an official sponsor of this year’s WinterCon bestowing Crestview Bad Kid status on many of the other featured guests in attendance this year.
“We’re excited to bring New York fans a great line-up of comic book guests, celebrity guests, and vendors,” said Frank Patz, the show’s co-promoter, who also produces Long Island’s annual Eternal Con. “With gaming tournaments, costume contests, a huge dealer room, and Q&A panels, it’s going to have something for everyone.”
“WinterCon is a superb kick-off to the holiday season,” said Michael Carbonaro, the event’s other co-promoter, the veteran promoter of the Big Apple Con. “Sunday is kids day at the show. In addition to the costume contests and other kids events, we’ll have a Jedi Accademy and every child attending it will get a free light saber.”
With Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens due in theaters this month, Star Wars will be a huge part of this convention. The original Boba Fett from The Empire Strikes Backand Return of the Jedi, Jeremy Bulloch, and young Boba Fett from Attack of the Clones, Daniel Logan, head up an all-star celebrity guest contingent.
Other special guest appearances include John Morton (Dak Ralter in The Empire Strikes Back), Taylor Gray (Ezra Bridger in Star Wars Rebels), panels, costume contests, the Lucasfilm-recognized Star Wars group The 501st Legion, and superstar Star Wars comics artists John Cassaday and Dave Dorman.
But the science fiction component won’t be limited to Star Wars! Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek’s Lt. Uhura, and Power Rangers Austin St. John and Jason Lee Scott will be joined by Michael Biehn from Terminator and Aliens, original Godzilla actor Haruo Nakajima, Tsugutoshi Komada (Godzilla vs Megalon’s - Jet Jaguar making his first appearance anywhere!), Linda Harrison (Planet of the Apes’ Nova), Steve Guttenberg (Police Academy), and Michael Wright (V - The Series).
And heading the roster of talented creators alongside Wernick and Spradlin, will be all-star comic book artists Neal Adams (Batman), James O’Barr (The Crow) and Billy Tucci (Shi). WWE superstars Mick Foley, King Kong Bundy and Tito Santana will also be on hand, as will David Harris and Terry Michos from director Walter Hill’s 1979 cult classic film The Warriors. World-renowned cosplayer Yaya Han is on the roster as well.
The show will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 5, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 6. Resorts World Casino is located at 110-00 Rockaway Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11420. There are free shuttles from Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn.
Single day tickets are $25 for Saturday and $20 for Sunday for adults, $15 for Saturday and $8 for Sunday for kids. Weekend passes are $40 for adults and $20 for kids. Special VIP packages are also available for $85. For more information, visit the show’s website at www.nywintercon.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.