Denver Comic Con 2015 Announces A Weird Science Reunion And A Game Of Thrones/Batman Wedding

denver-comic-con-2014-logoEntering its fourth year, Denver Comic Con is Denver's premiere pop-culture fan experience, covering the worlds of comic books, film, and related media. It is also an extension of and an awareness builder for its parent organization, Pop Culture Classroom. Denver Comic Con (DCC), Denver's largest consumer convention and a program of education nonprofit Pop Culture Classroom (PCC) has quite a convention planned this year featuring a Weird Science Reunion, a wedding, and more! The convention will be taking place from May 22nd through May 25th.

Bruce MacIntosh, DCC director of programming and PCC chairman commented on the con by saying:

This year DCC has a very celebratory feel about it. We're kicking everything off with a huge party on Friday night, and continuing the festivities all throughout the holiday weekend.

Take a look at the schedule of events below:

Weird Science Reunion

The Weird Science panel is a special Saturday, May 23 evening event that features much of the cast of the 1985 movie. Anthony Michael Hall ("Gary Wallace") and Ilan Mitchell-Smith ("Wyatt Donnelly") will be in attendance. Additional surprise guests are also being planned.

Opening Ceremonies

DCC will kick off the weekend with a party on Friday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. The Opening Ceremonies are free for anyone with a badge of any kind—any single-day or three-day passes—will be admitted to the party. The Opening Ceremonies will feature a brief introduction to DCC's parent nonprofit, PCC, as well as remarks from Mayor Hancock before the Protomen and MC Lars take the stage.

Cosplay Shindig

The Cosplay Shindig on Sunday, May 24 is a world-class cosplay ("costume play") contest, featuring the creative talents of local and national cosplayers. The judging intermission will feature the band Hello McFly. Hello McFly is a super-group of Denver musicians from a several professional bands coming together to embrace their rabid love for pop culture, cosplay and Colorado.


At 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 25, DCC will hold its first wedding. The bride will be dressed as Daenerys, Mother of Dragons, from Game of Thrones, and the groom will be dressed as Batman. Ushers will also be in costume, and DCC anticipates that there will be a number of surprise guests in store for the happy couple.

5280 Stage

On Saturday and Sunday the 5280 Stage (in the Upper D Lobby of the Convention Center above the Bellco Theater) will feature bands and acts from the open of the con until 11:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and Monday until 5 p.m. All acts are "rated PG," so teens are encouraged to visit the stage and hang out any time with or without parents.

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Christine Marie is a Staff Writer at Bleeding Cool, and bibliomaniac with a love for all things creative. She hopes to one day be a Superhero/Disney Princess/Novelist. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @AWritersWay or on her blog


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