Con Intel: Winter Con – NYC

By DRWHO42

If you live in the metro New York area you may want to stop by the Wintercon located at Resorts World on December 3rd and 4th. The lineup covers a wide range of genres for fans and includes:
35th Anniversary Reunion of the cast of MAD MAX: The Road Warrior (The film will screen at the Brooklyn’s Alamo Drafthouse Downtown Brooklyn on Friday, December 2nd at 7:00pm, and tickets are available via the Alamo Drafthouse website. There will be Q&A with cast afterward).  
THE WARRIORS reunion (featuring James Remar and Michael Beck, among others).
James Bond actor George Lazenby
A Special Appearance By STAR WARS Cast Members – Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Mike Quinn (Nien Nunb/Ree-Yees), Garrick Hagon (Biggs Darklighter, Red 3), Jack Klaff (John D, Red 4) and Angus Macinnes (Rebel Alliance Commander Gold Leader).
An appearance from THE WALKING DEAD’s Austin Amelio (Dwight) and Seth Gilliam (Reverend Gabriel Stokes).
An appearance from STAR TREK’s Nichelle Nichols (Uhura).
Artist Alley with over 100 artists, illustrators and creators.
Vendor room with over 300 tables of toys, collectibles, comic books and more.
Costume contest Saturday at 6pm.
A special Lightsaber performance starring The Empire Saber Guild.
Also, KIDS DAY will be Sunday with half-price admission for kids 2-12 with a costume contest, Jedi training and a free lightsaber.

Location & logistics:
Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11420
Shuttle buses available via this link  and the A train, the Q37 Bus and the LIRR to Jamaica station (and then the shuttle bus).

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DRWHO42

Kevin aka "DRWHO42" watches a lot of TV and avoids spoilers like the plague. He is an avid Whovian, Trekker, fanboy, gamer, traveler, planner, self-professed gym rat, and Starbucks espresso loyalist. When not plotting out his schedule for the next tent-pole movie or watching his favorite shows he is on the hunt for pop-culture TV & Movie media news. More importantly he is a frequent attendee of San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) and New York Comic Con (NYCC). Follow him on Twitter @kevinDW42 @FoCCBlog