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Tidewater Comicon 2019 in Virginia Beach

Posted at 8:21 AM, May 03, 2019

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Pop culture fans, creators, and cosplayers packed the Virginia Beach Convention Center for Tidewater Comicon 2019!

The event, which ran from May 18 -19, featured comic book creators, artists, and entertainers. Celebrity guests included  wrestling legend Mick Foley,  actor Dante Basco, and Black Lightningstar Nafessa Williams aka "Anissa Pierce/Thunder!"

News 3 anchor Blaine Stewart moderated Williams' Q&A panel, where the two discussed topics such as identity, representation in pop culture and of course, superheroes!

Fans stopped by the WGNT 27 booth to grab some cool CW  superhero posters, bags, t-shirts and more! They also had a chance to show off their best costumes at the cosplay contest.

WGNT 27 is a proud sponsor of Tidewater Comicon, Virginia's largest comic book and pop culture convention!

Learn more about the Tidewater Comicon here.