OC-Con Comic Festival Moves to June

Now in its third year, the OC-Con Comic and Memorabilia Festival will move from early spring to June for 2018. The event will be a special attraction for the summer crowds on June 28 through June 30 at the Ocean City Music Pier.

OC-Con features meet-the-artist sessions, discussion panels, costume contests, and the display and sale of comic books and memorabilia. Show hours will be 5 to 9 p.m. June 28, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 29 and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 30.

Stars of “Teen Wolf” and “Bosch” will be special guests, and tickets will go on sale Thursday for exclusive photo and autograph sessions with Dylan Sprayberry (“Teen Wolf”) and Titus Welliver (“Bosch”). Visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, call (609) 399-6111, or stop by the City Hall Welcome Center (Ninth Street & Asbury Avenue), the Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the Route 52 causeway or the Music Pier Box Office (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends).

Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango from Syfy Channel’s hit shows “Ghost Hunters” and “Ghost Hunters Academy” will be on hand Friday, June 29 to greet fans and participate in an interactive live presentation (both included in admission price).

OC-Con features a one-mile OC-Con Superhero Run at Carey Stadium at 9 a.m. June 30, and the Superhero Obstacle Dash for 12-and-unders at 10 a.m. June 30. Both events are on the track at Carey Stadium (beach block of Sixth Street). Run registration fee is $15 for adults ($20 on race-day) and includes admission to the show (for Saturday, June 30) and a T-shirt. The fee for 12-and-unders is $10 and includes the Obstacle Dash, as well as admission and a T-shirt. Register online.

For complete information on participating artists and all of OC-Con, visit ocnjcon.com.

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