Big Texas Comicon brings cosplay, gaming and celebrity guests to San Antonio this weekend

The con will take over the Henry B. González Convention Center from Oct. 6-8.

click to enlarge A cosplay contest will be held on Sunday. - Jaime Monzon
Jaime Monzon
A cosplay contest will be held on Sunday.
San Antonio pop culture enthusiasts have reason to rejoice with the return of Big Texas Comicon.

This year's celebrity appearances include sci-fi and action movie stars David Harbour (Stranger Things, Black Widow), Carl Weathers (Predator, The Mandalorian) and Shameik Moore (Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse) as well as professional wrestling legend Trish Stratus.

Also look for appearances by comic creators and artists such as Cary Nord (X-Men, Conan the Barbarian) and Sam De La Rosa (Batman, Venom).

Aside from celebrity guests, the con will feature activities and events including gaming tournaments held throughout the weekend and a Sunday costume contest. Some events require pre-registration, and tickets are available now.

$26-$36, 2-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E. Market St.,

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