Motor City Comic Con 2022 Returns with Fun and Fantasy This Weekend

by | May 9, 2022 | Creative Destinations

Motor City Comic Con returns for its annual event this week on Friday, May 13th, until Sunday, May 15th. The exhibition will take place at the Suburban Collection Showplace located at 46100 Grand River Avenue in Novi. Among the celebrity guests that will be in attendance at this year’s convention are William Shatner (Star Trek, Boston Legal), Danny Trejo (Con Air, Desperado), Taryn Manning (Orange is the New Black, Hustle & Flow), and more. 

This year’s event will be packed with tons of fun for all ages to enjoy. Take a stroll down Artist Alley and purchase work directly from the creators, participate in superhero classes and crafting in the Kids Den, or visit the main show floor to snap a photo of your favorite movie cars such as the Jurassic Park Jeep and Explorer, The Mystery Machine, and Ghostbusters Detroit’s Ecto-1. 

Artist drawing live

An artist draws a photo live. (photo: tunechick83/Pixabay)

If you are a fan of cosplay, check out Saturday’s Cosplay Contest where the first prize winner will receive $500 plus a VIP pass to the 2023 Motor City Comic Con!

Thanos cosplay

Thanos cosplay. (photo: TaniaVdB/Pixabay)

Now in its 33rd year, Motor City Comic Con is known for being the largest and longest-running comic book and pop-culture convention in Michigan. Like certain wines, the event is proving it gets better over time. In addition to featuring new activities this year, the convention also allowed guests to pre-order wristbands that allow them to skip long registration lines and start their adventure quicker upon entry to the venue.

A shopper browsing comic books

A shopper browsing comic books for sale. (photo: tunechick83/Pixabay)

A blurb from the Motor City Comic Con website states:
MC3® is truly where great minds gather. Over 250 comic book creators, writers, and artists, as well as more than 40 actors from the television and movie industry, will highlight the attraction. Over a million comics will be for sale, along with collectible toys, anime, movies, pop culture crafts, and gaming merchandise. One of the most highly anticipated attractions of the year in the D, Motor City Comic Con 2022 will feature all the excitement and inspiration you’ve come to expect, plus so much more.

To learn more information and purchase tickets for Motor City Comic Comic Con click here.

Event Start Times:
May 13th from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
May 14th  from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
May 15th  from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM 


Are you attending Motor City Comic Con this weekend? If so, what are you excited to experience? Leave a comment and share your thoughts with me. 🤓

By Jess McKenzie

By Jess McKenzie

Jess McKenzie is a brand identity designer from Detroit, MI. She is a self-proclaimed nerd that loves 80s movies and longs for Saturday morning cartoons to return. When she is not tied to her computer, she can be found taking random road trips and practicing landscape photography.


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