25 Reasons Why You Should Go To Phoenix Comicon ’12

Posted by on May 18, 2012 at 10:56 am

Can you believe Phoenix Comicon ’12 is only a week away? Oh, I can. I already smell the sweat glands from 30,000 soon-to-be attendees! If the potent smell of human B.O. doesn’t grab your attention, perhaps these 25 special events will!

Multiple directors and volunteers have put hundred of hours into making these signature events happen. The least you could do is go to one or ten of them. Check below for times, dates and room names. More information about the special events can be found here!


Anime Café

  • Host Club Friday May 25th 3PM-6PM
  • Maid Cafe Saturday May 26th 3PM-6PM
  • Yaoi/Yuri Host Club 18+ Only Friday May 25th 10PM-1130PM, Renaissance Downtown: Pima room
  • Tea Party Sunday May 27th 1:30PM-4PM, Renaissance Downtown: Pueblo Ballroom

Bleeding Cool Fan Awards (Comic book Awards)

  • Friday May 25, 2012 / 6:00PM, Phoenix Convention Center 132BC

Brain Eating Contest (Jello eating contest)

  • Round 1, Sat 1030am-11:30AM / 131A
  • Round 2, Sat 430pm-530PM 131A
  • Final Round, Sat 9:00PM – 10:00PM 131BC

Captain’s Cantina: Opening Night Sci-Fi Party

  • Thursday May 24, 2012 9:00PM – Midnight, Renaissance Pueblo

Charity Art Auction

  • Saturday May 26, 2012 / 6:00PM

Cosplay Roast: Naruto

  • Friday May 25th / 6:00PM Phoenix Convention Center, Room 226

Doctor Who: Party Like a Time Lord

  • Friday May 25, 2012 10:00PM – 2:00AM, Renaissance Pueblo

Fashion Show

  • Star Wars Fashion Show: Friday May 25th 11:30AM-1:30PM
  • J-Fashion Show: Friday May 25th 5-7PM
  • Cosplay Fashion Show: Saturday May 26th 1-3PM
  • Steampunk Fashion Show: Saturday May 26th 5-7PM
  • Youth Fashion Show: Sunday May 27th 11:30AM-1PM

Geek Prom

  • Friday May 25th / 6:00PM, Room 130. $6 to join. Ages 18-30.
  • Saturday May 26th / 3:00PM, Room 130. $6 to join. Ages18-30
  • Saturday May 26th / 6:00PMRoom 130. $6 to join. Ages 31-45.

Geek Speed Dating

  • Saturday May 26, 2012 / 8:00PM, Hyatt Regency Ballroom

High School of the Dead

  • Friday May 25, 2012 / 10:30PM, Hyatt Regency Ballroom

Iron GM

  • Sunday May 27, 2012 / 10:00AM, Hyatt Regency Cowboy Artists Room

The Magic Cauldron for Young Wizards and Witches

  • Saturday May 26th 2:00-4:00PM, Renaissance Pueblo

Marvel vs. Capcom: The Party!

  • Saturday May 26th @ 9PM, Pueblo Ballroom Renaissance hotel


  • Saturday May 26th / 8:00PM, Room 120 Ballroom

Plants vs Zombies

  • TBA

Sidekick Training (Krav Maga)

  • TBA

Sketch Off

All Sketch Offs take place in Phoenix Convention Center Room 127A.

  • 7:00PM – 8:00PM, Friday
  • 12:00PM – 1:00PM, Friday
  • 6:00PM – 7:00PM, Sat
  • 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Steampunk Ball

  • Friday May 25, 2012, 6:00PM – 8:30PM Renaissance Pueblo

Stitched Movie Reunion: Screening and Panel

  • Friday May 25th / 7:00PM, Hyatt Phoenix Ballroom

Texas Hold’em Tournament

  • Fri, 5:00-9:00PM, Hyatt Ellis

Vic Micnogna: Live in Concert

  • Saturday May 26th / 6:00PM, Renaissance Salon

William Shatner: Meet & Greet

  • Saturday May 26th / 4:45PM, Phoenix Convention Center room 128AB

Zombie Beauty Pageant

  • Friday, May 25, 2012 / 9:00PM, Hyatt Regency Ball

Zombie Walk

  • Friday May 25, 2012 / 7:00PM Walk stages at 7pm outside North Building of the Phoenix Convention Center on SE corner of Monroe and 3rd St

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