By Jason Harris
Amanda Pays and John Wesley Shipp (The Flash).
Warrington Gillette (Friday the 13th Part II).
Lindsay Wagner (The Bionic Woman).
Fred “Tugboat” Ottoman.
Artist Sean Chen.
Author Stacey Longo.
Nicki Clyne (Battlestar Galactica).
Edward James Olmos (Blade Runner).
Cosplayer Jennifer Rose.
Hacksaw Jim Duggan
Saundra Santiago (Miami Vice).
Lee Majors (The Sixth Million Dollar Man).
April Wexler of Sharknado.
Cosplayer Chelsea von Chastity.
Paul Blake (Star Wars).
Linda Blair (The Exorcist).
Tom Berenger (Major League).
Nicholas Brendon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer).
Velma and Shaggy.
Altered Reality Entertainment, owners of Rhode Island Comic Con, the Biggest Show in the Smallest State, have announced a partnership with Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, Rhode Island based auction house to host a Major Toy Buying Event slated for January 16 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Crossings in Warwick, Rhode Island.
The daylong event, featuring entertainment for the entire family, will be hosted by TV’s toy hunting phenom Travis Landry. Attendees of this free event will have the opportunity to sell toy collections consisting of Star Wars, Transformers, comic books, G.I. Joe, and Barbie, among many other toys and collectibles. Collectors can also participate in free, no-obligation appraisals of their collections.
Entertainment of this exciting inaugural event will include celebrity appearances by pro-wrestler Rikishi, Ghost Hunters’ own Joe Chin, and Rhode Island’s TAPS team. Singer VChenay will also perform live. Family events of the day include a chicken wings contest and cosplayers.
This major toy buying event runs this Saturday, January 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free parking and free admission is available to all in attendance.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Crossings is located at 801 Greenwich Avenue in Warwick, Rhode Island.
According to a press release, Boston Comic Con is happy to announce that the convention will go on this weekend as scheduled. They hope to stand as an example of the resilience of Bostonians in the wake of this horrific tragedy that happened at the Boston marathon this past Monday. The many statements of solidarity they have received from fans and guests alike have been very encouraging. They will be donating a portion of the art auction proceeds to the Red Cross for the Boston Marathon victims relief effort.
In light of the heightened security in the city we ask cosplayers to not bring prop weapons this weekend.
It was announced today that Laurie Holden who portrayed Andrea on hit show, The Walking Dead, will be attending Boston Comic Con this weekend.