Superheros and Elves and Villains OH MY! Purdue Student Union Board will be hosting its 3rd Comic Con packed full with board game tournaments, vendors, a cosplay contest and even a panel of special guests.
- WHEN: Saturday February 18th from 12:30pm-6:30pm
- WHERE: Purdue Memorial Union Room 268
- WHO: Open to the public
- HOW MUCH: Free entrance to the event
Some of the highlights of this event are going to be the panel of special guests and the Cosplay contest.
There will be two panels of guests, Team Starkid and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will have the voice actors from the original movie, Paige O’hara who was the voice of Belle and Richard White who was the voice of Gaston. You may ask questions during the panel by submitting your question here for the Team Starkid panel and here for the Beauty and the Beast panel.
During Boiler Con, the Union is filled with people in elaborate costumes that make you feel like you’re immersed in the game or movie. The Cosplay contest requires you to be as creative as possible when portraying your favorite characters. It is open to solo costume entries as well as group entries. You must sign-up for the contest beforehand and the contest will take place sometime during the event. There are some rules you must keep in mind while creating your costume.
- NO profanity
- NO weapons
- NO obscene or offensive costumes that promote hate
- NO nudity
- Minimal gore and graphic violence
If these rules are not followed, you will be asked to cover up your costume or to remove the aspect that is offensive. Parking for the event can be found in the Grant Street Parking garage where there is a $10 day fee or there is street parking.