Hawaii's Rescheduled AMAZING COMIC CON ALOHA! Reveals First Wave of Guests

Hawaii Convention Center
Hawaii Convention Center
Credit: Hawaii Convention Center

Press Release

AMAZING COMIC CON ALOHA! and its media partner COLLIDER are thrilled to be returning to Hawaii from February 22nd to 24th 2019 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. The convention, postponed in 2018 due to safety concerns arising from conditions surrounding Hurricane Lane, will return revitalized and reinvigorated in 2019. Many of the 2018 guests will be travelling back to Hawaii with exciting new additions to come in the next few weeks and in a WORLDWIDE CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE FIRST, all 4 ORIGINAL Marvel’s Thanos/ Infinity Gauntlet creators, artists and writers will appear TOGETHER signing and speaking at one event. Jim Starlin, George Perez, Ron Lim and Joe Rubenstein, the masterminds behind the epic comic saga that inspired the 2018 blockbuster Movie, Avengers Infinity War, have never signed or appeared together at a convention since the inception of Infinity War back in 1991! These 4 comic book legends have created and contributed some of the most diverse and dynamic characters with an endless list of credits. This appearance is one not to be missed!

Returning to AMAZING COMIC CON ALOHA!! 2019 is Lost and Ant Man and The Wasps’ Evangeline Lily, Harley Quinn/ Teen Titans Tara Strong, the voice of Nintendo’s MARIO Charles Martinet, Legendary Batman and DC artist Neal Adams, creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Kevin Eastman, the voice cast of Blizzard’s Overwatch, My Hero Academia and other top Anime shows and fresh off the launch of DC Universe’s live Action TITANS,  NEW Teen Titans’ creator Marv Wolfman.

As previously announced, in a triumphant return to AMAZING COMIC CON ALOHA! original Power Ranger’s star Jason David Frank (Tommy Oliver) will join us to celebrate 25 years of Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. We are thrilled to announce he will be joined by the Original Pink Ranger Amy Jo Johnson (Kimberly Hart) in her first Hawaiian appearance.

“Amazing Comic Con ALOHA! is thrilled to return to Hawaii.” Said Amazing Comic Convention’s founder Jimmy Jay. “We continue to move forward on bringing the best in pop culture entertainment to the Hawaiian community. We were thrilled to be able have secured so many of the amazing guests we had announced for our original event, including headliner Evangeline Lily. We are also elated to be able to bring a worldwide first to our Hawaiian fans with the original Infinity Gauntlet creators/artists under one roof for the first time EVER!! We can’t wait for the people of Hawaii to see what we have in store moving forward!!”

AMAZING COMIC CON ALOHA!’s convention floor will feature thousands of square feet of collectibles, interactive exhibits, video game tournaments and an artist alley over with 100 top international artists including Chad Hardin (Harley Quinn and Wonder Woman), Ryan Kinkaid (cover artist), Eddie Nunez (TMNT Artist), Joe NG (Street Fighter/Overwatch) Jeffrey “Chamba” Cruz (Street Fighter) all with a distinctly ALOHA flair.

As always, AMAZING COMIC CON ALOHA! has always kept a key goal from the very start, to showcase the very best local Hawaiian talent in comics, art, cosplay and more alongside the Architects of Pop Culture from across the globe. We are happy to be the home for the largest number of creators from Hawaii, many making their exclusive appearances at AMAZING COMIC CON ALOHA!  Look no further than Game of Thrones Artist Mog Park, Marvel Cover Artist David Nakayama. Marvel Comic’s/Aspen Comic’s Artist Siya Oum, Aspen Comics Co- founder Peter Steigerwald, as well as Sam Campos, the creator of Pineapple Man, Chris Carvalho founder of Hawaiian Comic Book Alliance, and over 20 independent creators from HCBA.

Further guest announcements will be coming over the next few weeks. Stay tuned to Amazing Comic Con website and socials for all the latest news.

Attendees who purchased tickets and packages for the original show will be able to use their already purchased tickets for the rescheduled dates. Further instructions and alternatives will be posted to the Amazing Comic Con website.

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