'Fantasticon' returns to Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort Oct. 27 through 28
Your favorite comic book characters are coming to Mount Pleasant. Beginning at noon on Oct. 27, the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort is hosting Fantasticon: The Ultimate Comic Book and Pop Culture Experience in its Entertainment Hall.
The convention takes place from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m Oct. 28. It is open to all ages of comic book collectors and pop culture fans. All sorts of comic books will be featured from a variety of artists and dealers so attendees can come ready to buy, collect, and trade.
The convention will also host two cosplay contests; one for adults and one for children.
“It’s a great opportunity (and) pop culture experience. Seeing people dress up in their cosplay is a cool tradition,” said Erik Rodriguez, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe interim public relations director.
Tickets can be bought on Soaring Eagle’s website. Tickets for Oct. 27 cost $7.50 in advance or $12 at the door and tickets for Oct. 28 cost $5.00 in advance or $8 at the door. Two-day tickets cost $10 and are only available in advance.