The Big Apple Convention is a Manhattan comic book convention started by Michael Carbonaro in 1996 in the basement of the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in Manhattan. It has grown into the longest-running comic book, science fiction/fantasy/horror/pop culture convention in New York City. It currently holds several events a year at the Penn Plaza Pavilion in Manhattan.
The convention is known for its eclectic variety of guests, including many celebrities of comic books, classic TV, movies, animation, pro wrestling, and other forms of pop culture. Some notable guests include Richard Dreyfuss, Malcolm McDowell, George Lazenby, Hayden Panettiere, Steven Segal, Carrie Fisher, Val Kilmer, Kevin Smith, Frank Miller, Adam West, Tom Fulp, George A. Romero, Neal Adams, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, Bill Plympton, Roddy Piper, Jimmy Valiant, Ivan Putski, Scott Putski, Brimstone, Terri Runnels and many more.
Official Website: http://www.bigapplecon.com
Added by SARudy on June 9, 2009