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15 years of geek culture converge this weekend at Puerto Rico Comic Con

San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

This weekend geeks from far and wide will take over the island of Puerto Rico to celebrate Puerto Rico Comic Con, the largest and most important entertainment show in the region. The event, which this year celebrates its 15th anniversary, will once again showcase the best of pop culture, including TV, film, videogames, collectibles, anime, cosplay, and more.

Over 40K fans strong descended on Puerto Rico Comic Con 2016 over three days.

A group of cosplayers strut their stuff at Puerto Rico Comic Con 2016.


Puerto Rico Comic Con will be held this May 26 through 28 at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in the city of San Juan. The few tickets still available can be purchased at Ticketpop.com or by calling TicketPop at 787.294.0001.

According to Ricardo Carrion, executive producer of the event, “This year’s entertainment value proposition is the most varied and complete yet. This is so chiefly because, for the past 15 years, our followers, exhibitors and industry professionals have given us the support and energy to continue growing and put on a world-class show. Because our priority is to please our fans, this year’s show will integrate new dimensions, all of which are geared at giving geeks of all ages an experience like no other.”

What’s new for Puerto Rico Comic Con 2017?


A slew of special guests

As is the norm at Puerto Rico Comic Con, industry professionals from all areas of the entertainment spectrum will be there, including main players in the areas of film, TV, comics, videogames, animation and more. Among this year’s roster of special guests:


Other special guests include actors and industry professionals from the Star Wars saga and the Star Wars Rebels TV series, presented in Puerto Rico Comic Con buy local retailer Toys in the Attic. Among the guests are Taylor Gray, Orli Shoshan, Nalini Krishan, Mike Edmonds, and Nick Maley.

Something for everyone

True to its commitment to supporting the local scene, Puerto Rico Comic Con 2017 will feature hundreds of local exhibitors and dozens upon dozens of local artists who look to the event to showcase their work. Add to this any number of international retailers, who come to Puerto Rico to explore opportunities in the local market. It is here where fans can satisfy their thirst for collectible items.

“This year’s show is a celebration of the successes and milestones the together we – fans, sponsors, exhibitors, partners, etc. – have achieved over the years,” said Carrion.

With its proven track record, there is no doubt that Puerto Rico Comic Con has set the standard as the local industry’s main entertainment event, a pioneering leader that has put the geek scene front and center in Puerto Rico, and that has also been a crucible of local talent.

For more information: prcomiccon.com and @PRComicCon on social media.


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