Celebrities abound during Pop Culture Con Nov. 25-26

ST. CHARLES, Ill. — The Pheasant Run Resort will host Zurko’s Midwest Promotions, highly popular Chicago Pop Culture Con (Show & Sale) Nov. 25-26.

 A recently added guest will be the Legendary Star Wars Actor Jerome Blake, Mr. Blake acted in Star Wars Episodes I, II, III.  He played Mas Amedda in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace and Revenge of the Sith. Additional roles include Oppo Rancisis in Episode I and II, and Rune Haako, Mik Regrap, Horox Ryyder, Graxol Kelvynn, and Orn Free Taa in Episode I. In addition, he appeared in many films including “The Fifth Element.” And most notably “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Galaxy.”

The weekend will be packed with displays, memorabilia, and special guests. Pop Culture Con is a multi-genre convention of comics, toys, gaming, sci-fi, LEGOs, TV/movie memorabilia, superheroes, Steampunk, action figures, animé, Cosplay, fantasy, horror, sports memorabilia, vintage music, publishers and artists – anything fan-related.

Pop Culture Announcement

Among the other celebrities attendees may expect to see at Pop Culture Con :

• ATHLETES, including: Kurt Becker, former Chicago Bears player, Blackhawk goalie Murray Bannerman; Paul Popovich, former baseball player for the Chicago Cubs & other national teams; and Bobby Douglass, former NFL quarterback for the Chicago Bears & other teams, all sponsored by csac.biz.

Stephen Calcutt

Stephen Calcutt-signed celebrity memorabilia card.

• Daniel Emery Taylor, director/writer/actor, seen in “The Return of Swamp Thing,” “Road Trip,” and “Camp Massacre.”

 • Ron Fitzgerald: An actor, Gothic illusionist and host for dark fun. His film credits include “The Item,” “The Thirsting,” and “Blood Gnome,” among others. 

• Representation by the Horror & SciFi Prop Preservation Association Museum


Gaming Celebrities

• From the gaming world, guests will include Brian F. Colin, game designer (Rampage and Arch Rivals); Richard Divizio, actor/designer/martial artist, known for his work in the Mortal Kombat video game series; Jason Moore, artist in the comics industry; Daniel Pesina, Martial Arts action hero and co-creator of MK and MKII.  John Parrish, actor who is best known for his portrayal of Major Jackson “Jax” Briggs in Mortal Kombat II, Mortal Kombat 3, Ultimate Mortal Komat 3, Mortal Kombat Trilogy.

• Experience playing classic vintage arcade games!

• ICON Gaming Super Smash Brothers

• Pop Samurai Broadcasting, Overdrive Reality Broadcasting and the popular Deadgar’s Dark Coffin Classics, horror TV show

• Actor Robert Mukes from “House Of 1000 Corpses.”

• John Borowski, award winning independent filmmaker and author  

If You Go

General admission is $10 for 1 day or $15 for 2 days. Children under 12 are free with adult.

Hours are Saturday 9-6 and Sunday 9-3. Pheasant Run Mega Center is located at 4051 E. Main St. in St. Charles, IL. Parking is free.

Advance tickets are available now at https://www.chicagopopculturecon.com/.

For more information about Pop Culture Con, visit the Facebook page at: https://www.facebookcom/chicagopopculturecon/ or call 715-526-9769.