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Orlando's Megacon looks like it's going to be another incredible geeky fun time. The largest comic book, anime, gaming and multi-media event in the southeastern U.S. will be held at the Orange County Convention Center from March 21-23, 2004.

Megacon is a great family outing filled with fun things to do and famous people to see. There will be video gaming rooms and the Supercon 2K, RPGs, LARPs, card and miniature gaming events. The kids can have a blast with the Skiffytowwn Heroes, while teens and adults pair off with Speed dating. And everyone can enjoy anime events, belly dancing demos, an Indy Film Festival, catch up on the latest upcoming movie trailers, professional panel rooms, a Saturday evening dance and a late night adults only dance, and costume contests. And, of course, one of the most popular things is the dealers room filled with fun for all ages and the opportunity to get to meet favorite media guests and comic book guests.

Cosplayers fill the halls and the atmosphere is lively and fun at Megacon. According to the press release:

Confirmed media guests include:
Walking Dead – Lauren Cohan, Steven Yeun, David Morrissey, Beth Kinney, Sonequa Martin-Green
Torchwood – John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Burn Gorman, Gareth David-Lloyd
Torchwood animated series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Dollhouse – Eliza Dushku
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Torchwood – James Marsters
Smallville – Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack, John Glover, Laura Vandervoort, Aaron Ashmore
Napolean Dynamite – John Heder
Battlestar Galactica – Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Herbert Jefferson, Anne Lockhart
Star Wars – Peter Mayhew, Tom Kane
Comic Book Men – Mike Zapcic, Ming Chen, Bryan Johnson
Star Trek, Big Bang Theory – Wil Wheaton

Comic Book guests include:
J. Scott Campbell, Frank Brunner, Neal Adams, Bill Sienkiewicz, Mark Waid, Ron Marz, Greg Land, Michael Golden, Dennis Calero, George Pérez, Brandon Peterson, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Cully Hamner, Karl Story, Renee Witterstaetter, Billy Tucci (20th anniversary of Shi) and Brian Pulido (15th anniversary of Lady Death), Nick Bradshaw, Adam Kubert, Dan Jurgens, Mike Miller, Joshua Ortega, Digger, Bart Sears, Ethan Van Sciver, Mike McKone, Frank Tieri, Mike Mayhew, Chuck Dixon, Skottie Young ---- and Stan Lee

Voice Actors:
Rob Paulsen, Jim Cummings, Quinton Flynn, Phil LaMarr, Rich Horvitz, Vic Mignogna, Jennifer Hale

And for all those "True Believers" out there - don't miss getting your Stan Lee VIP Experience at MegaCon 2014. The special limited $235 VIP Package includes the following:

(1) Autograph Ticket for Stan Lee (You provide the item to be signed)*
(1) Professional photo op with Mr. Lee, of which you will receive one 8X10 copy*
(1) Collectible Funko Pop Stan Lee figure
(1) Collectible lithograph (TBA) (unsigned)
Express pass for Stan Lee’s Autograph and Photo Op lines
Preferred panel seating (Stan Lee only)
Collectible 2014 Stan Lee VIP Experience badge, and lanyard

And for the first time there will be a Cosmos dance for ages 18 and over, with a costume contest, laser show, and more, from 9:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m., hosted by Nick Wolfe for a $10 cover.

James Marsters and The Ghost of the Robot Band will perform Saturday evening ($20 in advance or $25 at the door).

For more information, or to buy advanced tickets, go to www.megaconvention.com. 3-day wristband is $60, 1-day wristband is $25, and VIP Package is $160.

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