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Tampa Bay Comic Con Brings in the Walking Dead

By Shawn Scott Smith| October 18, 2012 | Comments Off on Tampa Bay Comic Con Brings in the Walking Dead

October 17th, 2012 – The Tampa Bay Comic Con will take place on October 20th-21st, 2012!

Chandler Riggs, a starring cast member of AMC’s hit TV series, “The Walking Dead” will be at the Tampa Bay Comic Con!

With a large selection of vendors selling comic books, action figures, cards, games, manga and Star Wars items there will be something for everyone. A great line-up of local writers and artists will be exhibiting their works, selling original artwork and accepting commissions.

Be sure to arrive early to pick-up a FREE Tampa Bay Comic Con exclusive poster featuring the Dark Knight ready to fight for survival against an oncoming horde of zombies! The poster was created by Ben Templesmith (who will be a guest at the Tampa Bay Comic Con). In addition, Ben Templesmith has created a painted image of the Joker which will be limited to only 25 prints (all will be signed and numbered).

The Tampa Bay Comic Con will feature the following industry professionals that attendees are invited to meet, greet, and commission artwork from at the convention:

  • Chandler Riggs: Actor who portrays “Carl Grimes” in AMC’s mega-hit TV show, “The Walking Dead”.
  • C. Martin Croker: Actor who has voiced numerous cartoon characters, most famously “Zorak” and “Moltar” from the cartoon series, “Space Ghost Coast to Coast”.
  • Ben Templesmith: 30 Days of Night artist and nominee for the highly esteemed “Eisner Award”.
  • Marilyn Ghigliotti: Actress who portrayed “Veronica” in Kevin Smith’s film, “Clerks”.
  • Jim Fern: Artist with credits at Marvel Comics, DC Comics and Vertigo including such titles as the Amazing Spider-ManFables and Midnight Crossing.
  • S.L. Gallant: Artist known for his work on G.I. Joe and Marvel Adventure Avengers.

The Tamp Bay Comic Con will be on October 20th-21st, 2012 at the Doubletree Hotel. Admission is $10 for adults and admission is FREE for children (12 and under). Parking is FREE.

Doubletree Hotel
4500 West Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607



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