The Abilene area's pop-culture event of the fall has been set. Abilene Comic Con is coming to the Abilene Convention Center on December 2nd and 3rd. If you've ever been to a Comic Con in the past, you know it's quite an adventure. You can easily transport yourself to an otherworldly place at a Comic Con. Whether you're into anime, cosplay, or collectibles, there's something for the whole family.

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LOOK: EXPERIENCE AN OTHERWORLDLY ADVENTURE AT ABILENE COMIC CON DEC 2-3

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There's plenty be a part of, including the vendor's area where you can shop until your heart is content. The vendors range from big-name retailers to smaller, more independent companies that only attend Comic Cons. Be on the lookout for exclusive items and deals.

While you're taking a break from shopping or in between activities, be sure to take in one of the panels or workshops.

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There will also be the chance for you to see some of the actors and voice actors behind your favorite shows. Catch these favorites scheduled to appear at the Abilene Comic Con:

  • Kevin McNally
  • Tara Sands
  • Marisa Duran
  • James McCaffrey
  • Brian Donovan
  • Ian James Corlett
  • Alejandro Saab
  • Joe Gaudet

Many conventions have cosplay contests and that includes the Abilene Comic Con. "Cosplay" is short for "costume play". It's when a person dresses up as a character they admire and take it seriously. In fact, there are known cosplayers with huge followings on social media.

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More information about Abilene Comic Con can be found on the event website or through the Facebook page.

After you get your fill of everything otherworldly, why not make an evening out of it? Look below for some awesome date night activities you'll find right here in Abilene.

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