Updated Phoenix Comicon 2013 guest announcements

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Phoenix Comicon organizers kicked off the countdown to their 2013 convention in a big way Dec. 5 by announcing that the creator and main cast of ’90s sci-fi series Babylon 5 would be attending.

Babylon 5 comes to Phoenix Comicon 2013

Let the guest announcements begin!

Phoenix Comicon is proud to begin our guest announcements for 2013 with the creator J. Michael Straczynski and principal cast members of Babylon 5.

“We couldn’t be more excited to have Mr. Straczynski and the rest of the cast joining us this year. Babylon 5 was truly a groundbreaking show that paved the way for so many other sci-fi shows.” Says Convention Director Matt Solberg.

Guests from the cast will include:

Bill Mumy, also remembered for his role as young Will Robinson on Lost In space.

Tron himself Bruce Boxleitner

Claudia Christian

Jerry Doyle

Julie Caitlin Brown – appearing Friday only

Mira Furlan

Star Trek’s Walter Koenig

Pat Tallman

Stephen Furst

Babylon 5 ran for five seasons and includes six made for TV movies. It won multiple awards including: an Emmy for Special Visual Effects and two Hugo awards for Best Dramatic Presentation. Known for being groundbreaking, it was the first TV show to use CGI effects.

There will be many more guest announcements over the coming weeks. To get up to date information as it is released you can follow us at https://www.facebook.com/phoenixcomicon

Phoenix Comicon is the signature pop culture experience of the southwest. Comicon is presenting guests and programming for hobbyists by attracting the top segments of the comics, anime, sci-fi, film, tv, and gaming industries. Entering its eleventh year, Phoenix Comicon is expected to draw over 40,000 attendees to its May 23-26, 2013convention held at the Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency in Downtown Phoenix.

For more information, please go to http://www.phoenixcomicon.com.

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