TerrifiCon hosts comic book writers, actors at Mohegan Sun this weekend

Superheros, villains and stormtroopers will be flying around Connecticut this weekend.

TerrifiCon will bring TV, anime and movie actors, as well as comic book artists and writers to the Mohegan Sun Expo Center from July 29 through July 31.

Some famous faces will be making an appearance include actors Tim Daly (from "Superman: The Animated Series" and "The Sopranos,") Adrianne Palicki (from "John Wick" and "The Orville",) Peter Macon and Jessica Szohr (from "The Orville,") Joe Pantoliano (from "The Sopranos" and "The Goonies",) Phil LaMarr (from "Futurama" and "Justice League",) Susan Eisenberg (from "Justice League" and "Star Wars: Force Unleased) and Marty Grabstein (from "Courage The Cowardly Dog").

Comic book creators and artists including John Romita Jr. (from "Spider-Man, "X-Men" and "Superman,") Garth Ennis (from "The Boys" and "The Punisher") and Esad Ribić (from "Thor,") will also be in attendance, among several others.

Some of the creators and actors will be hosting panels throughout the day to talk about their respective franchises. Attendees can pay for photo ops, autographs, selfies and voiceovers with some of the actors. Aside from panels, guests can also participate in lightsaber training, "Magic the Gathering" card games and video game tournaments. 

Attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite characters while they explore the expo. There will be a costume contest with awards for categories like Best in Show, Most Original and Fan's choice, where guests can win prizes like cash, Mohegan Sun Hotel stays or show passes.

Collectibles like comics, trading cards, artwork and toys will be available for purchase from around 350 vendors, including Chris's Comics, Figureheadz, Heroes and Damsels, Seven Arts Gallery, Geeknami and Geek Boy Press.

Tickets for one day are $15 for kids 7 through 13 and $30 on Friday, $35 on Saturday and $33 on Sunday for adults. Passes that give guests access on all three days are on sale for $40 for children ages 7-13 and $87 for adults, according to Ticketmaster. Children 7 and under are free.