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Newark Culture Con 2019 (Comic-Con)

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Express Newark

2nd-4th floors
54 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ

JW Cortes of Fox's Gotham, B.E.R. of Teen Titans Go!
For more info:
Lincoln Farquharson


Newark’s only culture con returns with a representation of more diverse creators of color, celebrity guests, music, and new activities for all ages.

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, the second edition of the groundbreaking Newark Culture Con (NCC) will take place at Express Newark in the historic Hahne & Co. Building at 54 Halsey Street in Newark, New Jersey as a featured event of Rutgers University-Newark's annual Rutgers Day. NCC is an all-day event spanning from 9:00 am until 8:00 pm. Admission, demos, contests, workshops, panel discussions, and parking are free for all attendees. Newark Culture Con shapeshifts the comic fan experience around a culture of diversity, representation, and inclusion within the arts, specifically the comic book, sci-fi, and fantasy genres.

The day promises an array of memorable experiences for all ages at Express Newark, Rutgers' state-of-the-art arts space. This year celebrity guests include J.W. Cortes aka Detective Alverez from Fox TV's hit show “Gotham” and B.E.R. of “Teen Titans Go!” B.E.R.’ will render an acoustic performance their Billboard-charting hit, “Night Begins to Shine.”

Along with traditional comic con fare, attendees can capture themselves being transported anywhere through green screen technology, take free cosplay photos, and do 3D printing. Workshops and panels are being added daily.

Culture Con is also an official event of Rutgers Day, which is completely free and open to the public!!!

Below is the current confirmed series of events for Newark Culture Con 2019.

Workshops and Panel Discussions
Artist Alley for Novice and Professional Artists
Vendor Tables
Comic Artwork Gallery
Special Guest Showcase
Cosplay Showcase and Contest
Musical & Dance Performances
Video Board, and Card Gaming
Kid Zone