CrossGen sells MegaCon back to original owenrs

Thu, November 20th, 2003 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Official Press Release

MegaCon, recently purchased by the convention's original director Beth

Widera, is proud to announce a star-studded line-up of guests from

throughout the worlds of movies, television, and comic books, headlined by

special guests Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes (a.k.a. "Jay and Silent Bob"),

Allison Mack (Chloe from the popular WB! TV program "Smallville"), and

Ultimate Spider-Man writer Brian Michael Bendis. The 2004 genre

entertainment celebration will return to the Orange Convention Center in

sunny Orlando, Florida from Friday, March 5th, to Sunday, March 7th.

"The last four years have been terrific and I am thrilled to have the

opportunity to maintain MegaCon's quality and continue running such a

fantastic show," stated Widera. "Although I have shifted from convention

director to owner, my dedication to customer service remains unchanged...as

has my focus on delivering an amazing entertainment experience for the many

convention attendees. I look forward to seeing my friends, family, and

well-wishers at MegaCon in March!"

Additional MegaCon 2004 comic book guests scheduled to appear include: Kaare

Andrews, John Cassaday, Amanda Conner, Chuck Dixon, Terry Dodson, Adam

Hughes, Phil Jimenez, Greg Land, Michael Lark, David Mack, Jimmy Palmiotti,

Darick Robertson, and Walter Simonson. Joining these comics superstars will

be many media guests, including Brad Dourif, who portrayed Grima Wormtongue

in "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers".

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