- $25 for early admission to Big Apple Con on Saturday, March 7 ($50 value)
Doors open at 9 a.m. for those with early admission, allowing sci-fi and comic-book fans a chance to beat the crowds while browsing the booths and getting autographs from more than 50 actors and comic artists and writers. Guests with early admission also receive an original comic from the 1960s valued at $15, and donuts and coffee.
Mike Carbo's NY Comic Book Marketplace
Mike Carbo's NY Comic Book Marketplace is a veritable playground of comic, TV, and movie fandoms, which is why it produces Big Apple Con. Everywhere you turn, celebrities sign autographs, vendors sell limited-edition merchandise, and artists showcase other worlds created out of ink. Visitors can adorn themselves in their favorite costume and head in for a full day of panels on everything from graphic storytelling to lightsaber-fighting techniques.