'Fantasticon' returns to Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort Oct. 27 through 28


Courtesy Photo | Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort 

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.