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Mississippi Comic-Con comes to Jackson this weekend

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This weekend, the Mississippi Comic-Con will be coming to the Mississippi Trade Mart located in Jackson, MS. Comic-Con will take place between June 25 and 26.

According to the event page on Facebook, guests will be featured from movies, television, anime, video games, cartoons, wrestling, comics, and cosplay. Some of the special guests include Amy Jo Johnson and David Yost who played the pink and blue rangers in the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. John Glover, who voices the Riddler and Tara Strong, voice of Harley Quinn (among many other popular characters,) will be attending, along with Kevin Conroy, who voices Batman in more than one series. Other attendees will include the cast of My Hero Academia and Dragon Ball Z, who will be available for photo ops and meet and greets. Wrestlers, Anna Jay, Brit Baker, Booker T and Kane will also make an appearance along with cosplayers, Little Ms. Cosplay, HXRose and Little Red Fox.

Fans of Harry Potter will be in for a real treat when they get the chance to take a photo with Matthew Lewis who plays Neville Longbottom. Sleepy Hollow and Adams Family star, Christina Ricci will also be exclusively offering photo ops which can scheduled on this website. Make sure to schedule photo ops in advance to ensure a spot with your favorite celeb.

In addition to several vehicles like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Van, the Tardis and the Jurassic Jeep, there will be an arcade. The arcade will include retro pinball machines and games like Mortal Kombat, Frogger, Ms Pac Man, X-Men, Joust and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Ticket prices are currently listed for presale at $20 for those with a Military discount, $30 for either Saturday or Sunday and $50 for the entire weekend. Ticket prices are subject to increase and can be purchased at the door. You can order your tickets in advance here.

The Facebook page features several free ticket scavenger hunts and specials for those interested in attending Comic Con, so be sure to check it out. Guests will also be eligible to win costume contests and gaming tournaments. There will also be Q&A panels for those bursting at the seams with questions.

The event boasts that there is something for everyone to enjoy, so be sure to grab your best costume and enjoy the weekend ahead. For more information on the Mississippi Comic Con, call 601-973-3795.

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