Lee Majors (Steve Austin from The Six Million Dollar Man), along with Battlestar Galactica’s Mary McDonnell, “Batman” Adam West, “Robin” Burt Ward, and the Brady Bunch kids, are among the headliners for Wizard World Big Apple Comic Con, taking place from October 1-3, 2010 at Manhattan’s Penn Plaza Pavilion.
According to Wizard World, promoters of the event, Big Apple Con will mark the first convention appearance for Lee Majors in 30 years.
Majors is most famous for his role as Col. Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man, which ran from 1974-1978, after a successful 1973 tele-film. He played an astronaut and test pilot who’s severely mutilated in a test plane crash, but rebuilt and equipped with nuclear powered bionic limbs and an eye implant – all making him “better…stronger…faster.”
The event also marks a first for the Bradys together at an East Coast Con, as well as a first for Adam West and Burt Ward together in New York in two decades.
Also attending Wizard World Big Apple Comic Con will be Claudia Christian, Julia Jones, Erik Estrada and many other celebrity guests. Big Apple Comic Con is part of North America’s largest pop culture tour and the longest-running Comic Con in New York, and celebrates movies, comics, toys, video gaming, television, gaming, original art and collectibles.
Lee Majors, who also played the iconic Colt Seavers in The Fall Guy, will be joined by two-time Academy Award nominee Mary McDonnell (Passion Fish, Dances With Wolves), Adam West (Batman, Family Guy), and Barry Williams, Christopher Knight & Mike Lookinland (Greg, Peter and Bobby Brady on The Brady Bunch).
Other popular Big Apple Comic Con celebrity guests include Claudia Christian (Look, Babylon 5), Julia Jones (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Jonah Hex), Jake Lloyd (Star Wars: Episode I, The Pretender), Doug Jones (Fantastic Four, Hellboy), Erik Estrada (Chips), Walter Koenig (Star Trek, Babylon 5) and other well-known personalities.
Top comic creators and artists will also be on hand, including Mark Millar (creator of Kick-Ass and Wanted), Joe Madureira (Darksiders, Uncanny X-Men, Battle Chasers), Ethan Van Sciver (Green Lantern, Superman/Batman), Greg Horn (Blackest Night, Elektra, Ms. Marvel), Rob Liefeld (Deadpool, Youngblood), Michael Golden (Wolverine: First Class, New Exiles), Mark Texeira (Moon Knight, Ghost Rider), J.G. Jones (Final Crisis, Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia:), Arthur Suydam (Marvel Zombies, Batman), and many others.
The Penn Plaza Pavilion is located at 401 Seventh Avenue at 33rd Street, in the historic Hotel Pennsylvania.
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- People / Bands: Adam West | Arthur Suydam | Burt Ward | Claudia Christian | Doug Jones | Erik Estrada | Ethan Van Sciver | Greg Horn | J.G. Jones | Jake Lloyd | Joe Madureira | Julia Jones | Lee Majors | Mark Millar | Mark Texeira | Mary McDonnell | Michael Golden | Rob Liefeld
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