The Boston Comic Con, Dick’s Last Resort, Newbury Comics, and Faneuil Hall Market Place are teaming up for the first PRE-BOSTON COMIC CON COSPLAY EVENT, being held at Faneuil Hall Marketplace on Wednesday, July 31st 11:45am to 1:00pm!
This event is in addition to The Boston Comic Con’s regular annual costume contest being held Sunday August 4th at 3pm at The Seaport World Trade Center.
Contestants of all ages are encouraged to dress up as their favorite comic book, anime, sci-fi, horror, or fantasy character. The contest will kick off with a costume parade around Faneuil Hall, beginning and ending at Dick’s Last Resort, and will culminate in a costume contest for which the winners will receive prizes.
The 1st place winner will receive two weekend passes to the 2013 Boston Comic Con, a limited-edition Boston Comic Con T-shirt, and Boston Comic Con poster. The 2nd place winner will walk away with a $100 gift certificate to Dick’s Last Resort, a t-shirt and poster; and the 3rd place winner will be awarded a $50 gift certificate to Newbury Comics, t-shirt, and poster.
Costume contestants will be asked to arrive at Dick’s Last Resort (4 North Market St., Faneuil Hall, Boston) at 11:45 a.m. to check in and register. The parade will begin shortly after 12 p.m. and the final winners will be announced at 12:45 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public. However, space is limited and contestants will be accommodated on a first come, first served basis. Adults and children of all ages are welcome to compete!
Judges will include representatives from Newbury Comics, Faneuil Hall Marketplace and The Boston Comic Con.
For general inquiries please call 617-646-1066