Official Press Release
On Saturday and Sunday November 24 & 25, Mid-Ohio-Con returns to Battelle Hall in the Greater Columbus Convention Center. One of America’s favorite comic book and pop culture celebrations, Mid-Ohio-Con will offers fans and collectors the unique opportunity to meet over 100 celebrity guests while shopping for their favorite collectibles.
As fans eagerly await the Tuesday October 2nd DVD release of Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer, Mid-Ohio-Con is proud to announce that one of the stars of the movie will be appearing as our special guest. Doug Jones, who stars as The Silver Surfer, will be appearing in person during both days of Mid-Ohio-Con. In addition to his starring role in the Fantastic Four movie, Mr. Jones recently starred as Pan in the award winning motion picture Pan’s Labyrinth. Other fan favorite roles include Abe Sapien in the Hellboy movie and animated series as well as portraying the lead “Gentelman” in the episode HUSH, on Buffy: The Vampire Slayer. Mr. Jones recently completed filming of Hellboy 2, scheduled for a 2008 release.This will be the first eastern US appearance for Doug Jones in 2007.
As Mid-Ohio-Con’s dynamic roster of celebrity guests continues to unfold, comic book fans and collectors will be excited to meet pop culture media stars like; Sarah Douglas, from “Superman II”, Noel Neill, TV’s original ‘Lois Lane”, Mark Goddard from “Lost In Space” and real life superheroes, The Defuser, Feedback and Fat Momma from TV’s “Who Wants To Be A Superhero”. Comic book superstars scheduled to appear include: Barry Kitson, Sergio Aragones, Steve Rude, Rich Buckler, Michael Golden and nearly 100 more.
Mid-Ohio-Con takes place Thanksgiving weekend, Saturday and Sunday November 24 & 25, in Columbus, Ohio at Battelle Hall in the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The show will feature well over 100 celebrity guests, panels and programs of special interest to fans and a collector’s paradise of comic books, and other great pop culture collectibles on sale. Advance tickets and more information is available at the event’s web site: www.midohiocon.com and at the show’s popular MySpace page: www.myspace.com/midohiocon. Additional information is available by contacting R.A.P. Promotions at (419) 526-1427.