Twin Tiers Comic-Con boasts large turnout, big weekend ahead

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HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM) – The 6th Annual Twin Tiers Comic-Con is just getting started.

The weekend-long event is taking place at the Arnot Event Center Saturday, November 9th and Sunday, November 10th, 2019. 

This is the Twin Tiers’ largest Pop Culture and Comic Convention featuring over 50 artists, writers, and vendors. This year the Guest of Honor is actor Seth Gilliam, star of The Walking Dead, The Wire, Teen Wolf, Oz, Starship Troopers, and more.

In a full Adam West-inspired Batman suit, Todd Lamar was ready to impress.

“I’ve read comics since I was a little kid,” said Todd Lamar. “My first introduction to superheroes was Adam West Batman and super friends,” added Lamar.

Dressed up as Batman’s sidekick, Robin, Stephen Cole echoed those sentiments.

“It brings the family together,” said Stephen Cole. “It’s a great sense of camaraderie if you look around you see so much diversity, all walks of life show up for an event like this,” added Cole.

“It brings the family together, It’s a great sense of camaraderie if you look around you see so much diversity, all sort of walks of life show up for an event like this,” continued Stephen Cole.

Also appearing is Pittsburgh Pirates legend, catcher Manny Sanguillen. The comic book Special Guests this year are Mike Raicht (Stuff of Legend), Mike Garland (Wolverine, Captain Marvel), Ken Wheaton (Popeye, Simpsons), Charles Barnett (The Incredible Hulk, Doctor Strange), and more.

The event runs from Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To purchase tickets, click here.

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