Motor City Comic Con is back for a second 2023 convention! From November 10th to 12th at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, fans can meet celebrity guests, attend exciting panels, and have a blast dressing up as their favorite characters from film, television, comicbooks, and literature. While the May convention typically sees higher attendance, there are some exciting things coming our way this weekend. Read on to see what you can expect from Motor City Comic Con in November 2023!
Motor City Comic Con celebrity guests
Motor City Comic Con is welcoming more than 30 celebrity guests over the convention’s three days. Fans of The Flash TV series on The CW will be happy to see Tom Cavanagh, Danielle Panabaker, and Carlos Valdes in attendance. Fellow DC star Xolo Maridueña is also on the convention circuit this year, hot off the well-received Blue Beetle. Don’t miss his Cobra Kai costars William Zabka and Ralph Macchio as well!
Stranger Things (and maybe Black Widow?) fans will want to see David Harbour, while Harry Potter fans have the chance to meet James and Oliver Phelps. Other draws include Billy Dee Williams and Harvey Guillén, as well as Dermot Mulroney.
While a few guests like Tom Felton have canceled their appearances, there are still plenty attending the convention. Check out the full list of celebrity guests coming to see who else is stopping by Motor City Comic Con next weekend!
Comic creator guests at MCCC
Comic creators will be in attendance as always. With writers and illustrators from Marvel, DC, and more. Check out the complete list on the official site to see if your favorites are attending!
The biggest names include Zeb Wells, who has written for MCU projects She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, The Marvels, and Deadpool 3 in addition to his Marvel Comics work. Fellow She-Hulk writer Cody Ziglar will be there as well, who has written comics for Spider-Punk and Miles Morales.
Panels at Motor City Comic Con next weekend
With three days of convention fun to experience, why not check out one of the many panels when you need a break from the show floor? On Friday, you can swing by room Legacy 1 for a Sopranos conversation with Lorraine Bracco or head to Cornerstone III for a conversation about movies and mental health.
Saturday the 11th is packed full of exciting panels. Hear from Veronica Taylor, the voice behind Pokémon main character Ash Ketchum, from 10:30 to 11:30 AM in Legacy I. Learn about cosplay in Cornerstone III at 11 AM, and join Nadji Jeter, the voice of Miles Morales in Insomniac’s popular Spider-Man video games, in Legacy I at 12 PM. Billy Dee Williams has a panel at 12:30 PM in Legacy V, where you might get to hear more about his exploits as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars franchise.
James and Oliver Phelps will be talking about film and fandom in the same room, Legacy V, at 2 PM followed by Harvey Guillén at 3:30 PM. Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, and Tom Cavanagh reunite for a Flash-centric panel at 5 PM in Legacy V, while you can grab free tickets for an after-hours panel event and exclusive screening of Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror.
On Sunday, the final day of the convention, Cobra Kai fans can attend the 11 AM panel in Legacy V with William Zabka, Ralph Macchio, and Xolo Maridueña. You an stick around for David Harbour’s panel in the same room at 12:30 PM, or come back at 2 PM for a laugh with Chris Parnell.
There are plenty of panels to explore this year! You can find the entire event schedule on the official site here.
Attractions and events at Motor City Comic Con November 2023
As always, you can expect to find some exciting comic convention mainstays at Motor City Comic Con. Check out incredibly talented artists in the Artist Alley and stop by celebrity and comic guests’ booths for autographs, or book a special photo op with them!
Other activities include the cosplay contest (including a separate contest just for kids), an escape room, face painting, sketch duels, and a JSA autograph certification booth.
If you’re in Michigan and looking for something to do this weekend, swing by Motor City Comic Con (FMI visit the official MCCC site)! There’s plenty to see and do, and I’ll be out on the floor attending panels and hoping to score more interviews with our favorite actors. See you there!