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TerrifiCon hosts comic book writers and actors at Mohegan Sun

TerrifiCon will bring together TV, anime, and film actors, as well as comic artists and writers at the Mohegan Sun Expo Center from July 29-31.

Some Famous Faces will make an appearance will include actors Tim Daly (from “Superman: The Animated Series” and “The Sopranos”) Adrianne Palicki (from “John Wick” and “The Orville”,) Pierre Macon and Jessica Szohr (from “The Orville”) Joe Pantoliano (from “The Sopranos” and “The Goonies”,) Phil LaMarr (from “Futurama” and “Justice League”,) Susan Eisenberg (from “Justice League” and “Star Wars: Force Unleased) and Marty Grabstein (excerpt from “Courage the Cowardly Dog”).

Comics creators and artists including John Romita Jr. (from “Spider-Man”, “X-Men” and “Superman”) Garth Ennis (from “The Boys” and “The Punisher”) and Esad Ribic (from “Thor”) will also be present, among several others.

Some of the creators and the cast will host panels throughout the day to talk about their respective franchises. Attendees can pay for photo ops, autographs, selfies and voiceovers with some actors. Besides the panels, guests can also participate in lightsaber training, “Magic the Gathering” card games, and video game tournaments.

Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite characters as they explore the exhibit. There will be a costume contest with awards in categories such as Best in Show, Most Original and Fan’s choice, where guests can win prizes such as cash, stays at the Mohegan Sun Hotel or passes to the show.

Collectibles like comic books, trading cards, artwork and toys will be available for purchase from approximately 350 vendors, including Chris’ comics, figurehead, heroes and damsels, Seven Arts Gallery, Geekami and Geek Boy Press.

Single-day tickets are $15 for children ages 7-13 and $30 on Fridays, $35 on Saturdays and $33 on Sundays for adults. Passes that give guests access to all three days are on sale for $40 for children ages 7 to 13 and $87 for adults, according to Ticketmaster. Children 7 and under are free.