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Geek Out With Supercon, Florida’s Totally Epic Pop Culture Convention!

By Mª del Rosario Castro Díaz

Geek Out With Supercon, Florida’s Totally Epic Pop Culture Convention!

From international Cosplay competitions to all-day gaming and epic workshops, get ready to geek out with everything Florida Supercon has to offer!

Calling all comic lovers, sci-fi enthusiasts, video gamers, and geeks, Florida Supercon, South Florida’s biggest pop culture convention, is returning to Miami Beach next month and you simply can’t miss out on this totally awesome event!

Supercon’s pop culture convention is returning to Miami Beach this September for another three-day event and it’s the perfect opportunity for you and your friends to share your love for comic books, animation, cartoons, anime, video games, cosplay, fantasy, sci-fi, pop culture, and all things geek — Seriously, let us show you all the epic things that Supercon has in store for you!

This incredible convention will feature all kinds of cool things including unique vendors, wrestling and plenty of awesome guests. Florida Supercon is bringing together your favorite celebrities, voice-over actors, and comic creators for special panels as well as meet and greets and some of the guests have already been announced. These include Star Wars‘ Hayden Christensen, members of the English and Spanish Dub voice cast of My Hero Academia, Afua Richardson of Black Panther: World of Wakanda and Lovecraft Country, and Jimmy Palmiotti from Harley Quinn and Wonder Woman among others.

They’ve even invited some of the artistic masterminds behind your favorite comic books and graphic novels so that you can too meet them at Supercon’s Artist Alley (check the full line up here). And that’s just the start, more and more guests are being announced every day so make sure to stay tuned!

Are you into Cosplay? Then you should totally check out  Supercon’s Cosplay Central, an area entirely dedicated to the art of costumes, crafts and characters. Here you’ll be able to meet up with professional cosplayers, take part in the Cosplay Showcase and join workshops at the Cosplay Central Stage to work on your costuming skills. The best part is you don’t have to be a seasoned veteran to enjoy these, all levels of Cosplayers are welcome at Supercon!

And if you think you have what it takes to become the next global champion of Cosplay make sure to enter Supercon’s international Cosplay Central Crown Championships and show off your badass Cosplaying skills!

There will also be plenty of fun panels all the way from Star Trek meetups and workshops to learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons to Padawan training and introductory courses to Japanese Music. 

Oh, and did we mention there will also be wrestling? If you ever imagined what a battle between Loki and Kylo Ren would look like now you’ll be able to watch them and all your favorite cosplaying heroes and villains from comic books, anime, video games, and TV wrestle to become the ultimate champion of Supercon at the Fantasy Super Cosplay Wrestling championships taking place all throughout the weekend!

Otakus will also be excited to learn that Supercon features an entire area specially dedicated to interactive experiences, gaming, local cultural partners and anime/manga retailers for your own little anime sanctuary! So if you’ve ever dreamed of dancing like BLACKPINK, becoming a Pokemon gym leader for a weekend or just want to gush over your manga obsession — Pop Asia is the place for you!

For those into gaming, Supercon has got your back too. Offering all kinds of game modes including organized play tournaments, freeplay for the hottest new games, retro favorites and even card games and board games, the gaming center at Supercon caters to your every need no matter if you’re a hardcore, casual, digital, or analog player. They even got Dungeons and Dragons with a whole lot of different modules! 

Supercon features fun for everyone so if you’re planning to bring your family along make sure to stop by their Family HQ. Featuring drawing workshops, interactive activities, and entertaining performances, this spot is perfect for all the wee wizards. young padawans and superheroes in training attending the convention!

Make sure to check out some of Supercon’s super cool exhibitor stands where you’ll be able to get your hands on unique souvenirs, prints, and rare comic editions among tons of more awesome stuff! You can check the full list of exhibitors here.

And if you thought everything came to an end with sundown, then think again ‘cause tons of more fun awaits you at Supercon After Dark including after-parties on Friday and Saturday, late-night gaming, karaoke, and even after dark panels that they would never dare to schedule during the day! 

Florida Supercon is coming to Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive) on Friday, September 10 through to Sunday, September 12. Tickets are already on sale so make sure to grab yours and don’t miss out on this incredible event! 

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