Boston SouthCoast Comic Con in Hanover MA
We are changing the name of the Comic Cons we produce at the Hanover Mall Event Center to the Boston SouthCoast Comic Con and Collectibles Extravaganza.
Produced by the same team who brings you the Northeast Comic Cons, whose goal is 100% Fan Happiness, the event will include all the fun, entertainment and collectibles you have come to expect for the low admission and free parking that makes us proud to say “Guaranteed Not Boring.”
There are many Fan Conventions to choose from in New England this summer – mucho celebrities, mucho cosplay contests, mucho friends, mucho vendors, and mucho choices – but, most of them are mucho expensive.
So why would we like you to consider Boston’s SouthCoast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza as an option for your summer fun plans?
Our admission is lowest for the quality of fun you receive. Saturday’s advance purchase admission is only $15 ($20 at the door), and Sunday is only $12 advance purchase ($20 at the door) with a special $10 admission at 1:00 pm! Weekend Admission is only $20 advance purchase ($30 at the door) with FREE PARKING.
Admission includes Panels, Cosplay Contests, GameUnderground’s Video Gaming, Starship Horizons Bridge Simulator, Live Music and Entertainment, shopping among the largest indoor selection of popular culture collectibles on display anywhere in New England this summer. And, you read it right, FREE PARKING.
Our celebrities are not overpriced either. Meet Micky Dolenz of The Monkees with the Monkeemobile, James Tolkan of Back To The Future with the DeLorean Time Machine, the man of a million voices Billy West, Jaws‘ first victim Susan Backlinie, Mark Goddard of Lost in Space, Gary Sohmers, the appraiser on Antiques Roadshow, and Queen of the Paranormal Kadrolsha Ona. Many more celebrity guests will be on hand for autographs and photo ops.
Exhibitor and vendor space is the lowest cost in New England, and with lower admission (and FREE parking) the attendees have more money to spend, and choose to discover new things. We also have space for Artists and Authors at only $100 for the entire weekend.
The Hanover Mall Event Center is located right off Route 3, south of Braintree at exit 13, Route 53. Found in a former JC Penney department store in a very busy mall with a Walmart, Sears, Macys, Movie Theaters and restaurants.
Northeast Comic Con and SouthCoast Comic Con are produced by Gary Sohmers and the NECC Team for IMAGE LLC.
CHRISTOPHER COREY SMITH
STEFANIE DE LEO
Jennifer CihiJennifer Cihi is a Broadway and television star best known for being the sing voice of Sailor Moon. She is the voice behind the iconic songs, My Only Love and Power of Love. She was also in the Broadway National Tour of Annie and starred on the Nickelodeon series Roundhouse. Originally from Los Angeles, she now lives in Nashville where she still sings professionally.
GIGI EDGLEYGigi Edgley is an internationally renowned actress originally from Australia. Edgley has starred in countless film and television series including FX's Feud, USA’s The Starter Wife, Enuattii: Face off Designer's latest feature, Diminuendo, Rescue Special Ops, Tricky Business, SyFy’s Showdown at Area 51, Quantum Apocalypse, Carlotta, Newcastle, Black Jack, Peacekeeper Wars, Stingers, Secret Life Of Us, Beastmaster, Lost World, Water Rats, Day of The Roses, Star Trek Continues and Nexus. Additionally Edgley has an extensive history with The Jim Henson Company beginning with her popular role as Chiana on the company’s critically acclaimed sci fi cult series, Farscape in which she starred for over five years. Gigi stole the hearts of sci-fi enthusiasts. She was originally cast as a guest star for one episode, but quickly captured the attention of the Farscape writers, producers and the fans alike. The mischievous Chiana became one of the most popular, and at times controversial characters in the series. The SyFy Channel and The Jim Henson Company also asked her to host Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge. Recently Gigi also helped crowd fund over $101700 for The Circuit. Edgley’s team additionally raised over $44,000 on Kickstarter to fund a sci-fi short called Hashtag. They are planning to take it to Sundance, Cannes and Toronto film festivals. Gigi was nominated for the Film’s Critic’s Circle awards for best lead actress in the feature Last Train To Freo, the SyFy Genre Award for Best Supporting actress, the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a television series and Maxim Award for Sexiest Space Babe. Gigi has a long list of theatre credits as well that include: Kill Everything YouLove, 4.48 Psychosis,The Rover, Boy’s Life, Romeo And Juliet, Road, Picnic At Hanging Rock and Les Miserables. She also recently sung at Stan Lee's Birthday and was selected for the Women of Sci-Fi book by Denny's Illic. Edgley is also a recording artist, creator of original comic books, director and producer. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Queensland University of Technology after entering in the auditions alongside hundreds of other candidates. Check out her website at: GigiEdgley.Com
JEFF KLINEJeff Kline is an American film and television writer-producer and former television executive. He has been involved in more than 40 animated and live-action series and pilots, has received multiple Emmy nominations and wins. After graduating from Boston University, Kline interned at Roger Corman's Concorde/New Horizons and worked in feature development for Michael Shamberg and Harold Ramis's Ocean Pictures. He served as a television executive in Daytime Programming at NBC Entertainment for one year then spent five years at Columbia Pictures Television, eventually serving as the senior vice president of drama before transitioning into writing/producing at the suggestion of his first writing partner, Frank Lupo, co-creator of The A-Team and Wiseguy. Between 1995 and 2006, he developed and/or produced the series: My Friends Tigger & Pooh (Playhouse Disney); Jackie Chan Adventures (Kids' WB); Dragon Tales (PBS); Stuart Little: The Animated Series (HBO); That Was Then (ABC); Harold and the Purple Crayon (HBO); Max Steel (Kids WB); Men in Black: The Animated Series (Kids WB); Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot (FOX); Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles (BKN); Godzilla: The Series (FOX); Channel Umptee-3 (Kids WB); Extreme Ghostbusters (BKN); and Jumanji (UPN). From 2006–2008 he was a consulting producer for Cartoon Network's Banana Splits revival, wrote a Paris Hilton pilot for MTV, and co-wrote the feature film The Rosenbergs Save Christmas (with Goldie Hawn attached to star) for Fox Searchlight. In 2009 he taught as an adjunct professor at Boston University's College of Communications, and wrote two live-action pilots for SyFy before being recruited to develop and executive-produce Transformers: Prime for Hasbro's then-new cable co-venture with Discovery Communications, The Hub. Kline developed and was executive producer of G.I. Joe: Renegades as well before signing an exclusive four-year series development and production deal with Hasbro Studios in 2011. He was executive producer of both Transformers: Prime and the first season of Transformers: Rescue Bots. He was a executive producer of Transformers: Robots in Disguise. In 2013, Kline founded Darby Pop Publishing, a comic book publishing company, and entered into a distribution agreement with IDW. Darby Pop's first title, Indestructible, was created by Kline. The first issue was released in December 2013. Other Darby Pop titles include The 7th Sword, City: the Mind and the Machine, Doberman, and Dead Squad. Darby Pop′s distribution partner is Magnetic Press. Cover artists have included: Howard Chaykin, Bernard Chang, Jose Lopez, Tony Fleecs, Tommy Lee Edwards, and Eisner Winner Andrew Robinson.
STEFANIE DE LEOStefanie DeLeo is a published and produced playwright and actress with a Master's Degree in theatre from New York University. Her plays have been performed all over the United States and South Africa. As a published playwright, she is happy to provide information for aspiring writers! Her latest published work is a piece in Chicken Soup for the Soul (Dreams and the Unexplained) chronicling her friendship with Jennifer Cihi, the voice of Sailor Moon.