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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Ocala Comic Con returns to World Equestrian Center this weekend

The Ocala Comic Con will return to the World Equestrian Center this weekend for its 9th installment.

Ocala Comic Con will take place on Saturday, September 17 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), and Sunday, September 18 (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.) at the World Equestrian Center, which is located at 1750 NW 80th Avenue in Ocala.

Like previous years, the upcoming convention will feature special guests and exhibits from a wide array of industries, including animation, comic books, cosplay, and more. Those in attendance will also be able to check out over 180 vendors.

Among the dozen celebrity guests planned for the event are actor Ross Marquand (known for his portrayal of Aaron on The Walking Dead and Red Skull in several Avengers movies) and voice actor Mike McFarland (known for lending his voice to Attack on Titan’s Jean Kirschtein and Master Roshi in Dragon Ball Z/Dragon Ball Super).

Ocala Comic Con announces The Walking Dead actor as first featured guest
Actor Ross Marquand is best known for portraying Aaron on The Walking Dead (Photo courtesy of the actor’s Facebook webpage)
Third celebrity guest confirmed for Ocala Comic Con
Voice actor Mike McFarland has lent his voice to characters in several popular animated shows, including Attack on Titan and Dragon Ball Z/Dragon Ball Super (Photo courtesy of Ocala Comic Con)

Tickets are currently on sale for Saturday ($40) and Sunday ($35), along with weekend passes for both dates ($50). Children ages 10 and under may attend the event for free.

All pre-sale ticket holders will be able to pick up their passes early on Friday, September 16, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

For a complete list of this year’s guests, or to purchase tickets, visit the Ocala Comic Con website.