First Annual “RC3 MVP” To Be Awarded

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As a special thank you to the amazing exhibitors who help make our show what it is, we have created the “RC3 MVP” award.  The honor is to be presented annually to spotlight an artist we feel exemplifies the positive spirit of our show, contributing to the creative community of the River City Comic Con and the region.  Our first winner will be revealed on the 24th!

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River City Costume Contest!

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Attend dressed up like your favorite character at this year’s River City Comic Con and you may take home a prize in one of four categories:

* Best Child Costume *

* Best Adult Costume *

* Best Craftsmanship *

* Most Original *

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Winners in each category will receive a souvenir picture frame keepsake and $25 in “Con Cash” gift certificates to spend at the show.  This year’s judges will be professional cosplay, pin-up and vintage model Bunny Bombshell, along with local costuming favorites Mid-Ohio Valley Superman and West Virginia’s Wonder Woman.  The contest will begin at 2:00 in the gazebo area at the rear of the hotel.  Advance registration is not required.  All prop weapons must be clearly marked as such.

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2016 Admission to Benefit Special Olympics

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For this year’s show, River City Comic Con have partnered with the wonderful people at the Washington County Special Olympics to donate a portion of our ticket sales.  Special Olympians themselves will receive free admission to the show, and fifty cents of every paid admission will be going directly to help fund local teams of athletes.  For more information on the great work they do or how you can donate or volunteer, visit the state-wide page at www.sooh.org or our Marietta contacts at www.wascoinc.org/specialolympics.

Attending artist Jesse Marks has also created a special edition Captain America art print exclusive to this year’s show.  They will be limited to 20 signed and numbered copies and cost $10 each, with all proceeds going to the Special Olympics!

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River City Comic Con 2016

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It is a pleasure to announce the return of the River City Comic Con on Sunday, July 24th, 2016.  Our sixth annual event will be held at the Quality Inn on Pike Street in Marietta, Ohio.  There are plenty more details to come over the next few months, so stay tuned here and on our Facebook page for all the latest!

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