The greatest three-day comic book show in the Triangle returns!
NC Comicon: Bull City is Durham, North Carolina’s Premier Comicon and it’s coming to the Durham Convention Center 10-12th, 2017! We’re better, badder, bigger, and can’t wait to show off!
New exhibits. New panels. New workshops. New all-encompassing comic book pop culture overload experience! And of course we once again welcome the finest vendors in comic books, toys, and collectibles as well as a plethora of phenomenal comic book creators from the triangle area and around the world. All of this plus our massive fan-favorite Cosplay Contest!
Join us for the best one-on-one workshops and one-of-a-kind panels by industry professionals and local talent! We have everything that you’re looking for, from costume making and world building, to toy collecting and so much more! It’s all right here, and all panels and classes are free with admission! And just wait’ll you attend our amazing Saturday-night party, a night of cosplay, dancing, and music like you’ve never seen before!
Conatron is a new thing for Somerset, KY. They are hoping to fill a void that has been growing for some time. In their first year they have big plans, but keeping it small and tight!
Here are the media guests they have coming. If you are in the area, please come by and support this new convention, and encourage them to grow!!
PHOTO OP SCHEDULE:
11:00 – 111:45 – Lia Montelongo
1:00 – 1:45 – Natalie Skyy
2:00 – 2:45 – Pisay Pao
3:00 – 3:45 – Markice Moore & Jeremy Ambler
Pisay was born in a refugee camp in Thailand. Her parents escaped the civil war in Cambodia and she moved to Seattle, Washington at the age of two. Pisay loved the arts and began painting, drawing, dancing, and performing at a young age. When she reached her teen years her parents pushed her to excel academically. She obliged and earned a scholarship to attend the University of Washington. However after a year she found herself completely unhappy and instead decided to pursue a career in fashion, all the while continuing to dabble in the performing arts. When she graduated from design school she met a model/actress who would eventually introduce Pisay to her future agent. She booked her first national commercial within months of joining her first agency and continued to book more local commercials, and movies before making her move to Los Angeles
Lia Montelongo is an American actress who was the youngest to work in a Mortal Kombat video game. She started working on Mortal Kombat 3 at the age of 19 as Sindel. In 1997, she played Tanya in Mortal Kombat 4. In 1998, she played Sareena in Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero.
“Natalie Skyy was born in Santa Clara, California, and has been involved in modeling, acting and dance since the vibrant age of four. Attracted to the spotlight at a very young age, her talent led to her stage debut in several plays at the Missioula Children’s Theater in Saratoga, California. This carried her into modeling with Look Agency based out of San Francisco where she garnered national print exposure for major retail stores Macy’s and Mervyn’s (1995).
Skyy made her pro Mixed Martial Arts debut as a ring girl with Strikeforce in 2008, which led her to serve at her 2nd MMA fight night collaboration with the Texas-based MMA show, Shark Fights. This earned her a nomination for the 2010 Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Ring Girl of the Year Award.
In 2012, Skyy was asked to audition for a featured background role on the hit television series, “Sons of Anarchy,” where she landed the role as one of the Olsen Twins in season five (2012). In season 6, she co-starred as the Diosa Escort, Kiki (2013). Having yet another successful season, the writers brought the notable actress back to co-star in the highly anticipated 7th and final season of “Sons of Anarchy” (2014).
Natalie is a proud member of the Margie Haber Studio in Los Angeles, CA and is set to co-star in feature films “3 Days” slated for a 2016 release, as well as “The Glass Circle” slated for a 2017 release. ”
Markice “Kesan” Moore was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey; Kesan landed his first acting role “Austin” in the hit feature film “ATL” Directed by Chris Robinson. His strong musical ability was recognized during an appearance on BET’s “106 & Park”; when he was asked by Ginuwine to rap on his hit single “In Those Jeans”
At 16, Kesan moved to Atlanta, GA to get a fresh start and escape the harsh realities of his young life. While he was still presented with life’s struggles in Atlanta, this made him more determined to stay focused on his calling.
Kesan recurred on “The Walking Dead”, had guest starred on Tyler Perry’s “House of Pain” as well as roles on BET’s “Reed Between The Lines” and “Army Wives” to name a few and has a nice role in the award winning film “96 Minutes”, where he worked alongside David Oyelowo, Brittany Snow and Evan Ross.
Jeremy Ambler is a Screen Actors Guild Eligible Actor & Featured Movie Extra who is well known for his Role as a Featured “Highway Walker” in AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD Season 2 Episode 1 “What Lies Ahead” and Farm “Here’ Walker in Episode 13 “Beside The Dying Fire” and has been featured on a variety of Walking Dead Merchandise which includes T-Shirts, Hats, Trading Cards, Board Games to just name a few. Other horror roles he has taken on have been in movies like THE CRAZIES, DEAD END, the recent 2014 remake of “THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN” that also Stars Veronica Cartwright (Daniel Boone, Aliens, The Birds) as well as being featured in other regional horrors like Troma’s PRO WRESTLERS VS ZOMBIES, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD GENESIS! Also he has cut his teeth on some other Hollywood feature films such as the James Franco movie CHILD OF GOD, KILLING LINCOLN, HBO’s JOHN ADAMS, THE ROAD, ADVENTURELAND, AMERICAN REUNION, HAROLD AND KUMAR ESCAPE FROM GUANTANOMO BAY, EVAN ALMIGHTY, TOXIC TUTU, REDNECKS, AND THE DUKES OF HAZZARD.