Murfreesboro Comic Con Kicks Off With Zombies, Batman, And Fans
This weekend's Murfreesboro Comic Con is the first anime and comic book convention that we're aware of taking place in the Murfreesboro, Tennessee area. However, if early crowds were any indication, it looks like the area was well overdue for a comic convention. On Saturday morning, the convention floor and even the hallways outside were packed with fans, comic dealers, and media guests.
The Goon creator Eric Powell's table was right at the front door, and a steady line of fans waited for autographs. Inside the convention area, several wrestlers from Crossfire Entertainment, LLC greeted fans, including WWE Diva Maria Kanellis. On the merchandise side, there were rows and rows of everything from comic books to magna to Star Wars toys.
Of course, one of the big draws at the convention is child actress Madison Lintz, who played Sophia on The Walking Dead. She and other cast members from the popular AMC show signed pictures and posed for photos with fans.
Other booths at the Murfreesboro Comic Con include Patricia Albrecht, who was the voice of Pizzazz from Jem and the Holograms; the Tennessee Ghostbusters; Comic Collector Live; Janet Lee, the artist on The Return of The Dapper Men; and many more. The convention also features a costume contest, so many fans came dressed as popular comic book and anime characters.
The Murfreesboro Comic Con is currently going on at the Clarion Hotel in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Hours are from 10 AM to 6 PM on Saturday, January 21 and from 11 AM to 4 PM on Sunday, January 22. Check out the Comic City Conventions website for more information on guest schedules and events. The Murfreesboro Comic Con is run by longtime comic convention promoter (and occasional Comicbook.com contributor) Marc Ballard.
Patricia Albrecht, voice of Pizzazz from Jem and the Holograms at Murfreesboro Comic Con.
Tennessee Ghostbusters booth at the Mufreesboro Comic Con.
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