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Comic Con Returns to Merced for Its Third Year

California Republic Comic Con is this Saturday, 9/15/18


September 10th, 2018, MERCED, CALIF., – California Republic Comic Con, Merced’s own comic convention, returns to the Merced County Fairgrounds for its third year on September 15th, 2018. This year the biggest pop culture event in Merced COunty bring fans a unique opportunity to meet one of the Hollywood’s most prolific actors and a living movie legend, Eric Roberts.

Eric Roberts has over 500 film credits, an Oscar nomination for his performance in “Runaway Train”, and three Golden Globe nods including his 1978 big screen debut role in “King of the Gypsies”. He is  widely known to pop culture fans for his roles as the Master in “Doctor Who” TV movie (1996), the gangster Maroni in “The Dark Knight” (2008). With hundreds of roles, and over fifteen acting awards, Eric Roberts is a Hollywood legend, and a very sought-after actor who rarely makes convention appearances.


At California Republic Comic Con Eric Roberts will be joined by his wife, actress and casting director Eliza Roberts, best-known for her role in the 70’s classic “Animal House”. Also appearing at the Merced show are Carlena Britch (“X-Files”, “Supernatural”), France Nuyen (“Star Trek”, “Battle for the Planet of the Apes”, “South Pacific”, “Diamond Head”), Brennan Mejia (Red Ranger in “Power Rangers Dino Charge”), and Richard Oldfield, known for his infamous line ‘Two fighters against a Star Destroyer?’ in “Star Wars Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back”, who travels all the way from the UK to meet his American fans.


Anime and video games fans will get a chance to meet Chris Niosi who is known for playing the role of Haruo in the animated Godzilla film “Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters” (2017), and Kira Buckland, who gave her voice to 2B in the hit video game “NieR: Automata”, as well as many anime including “Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans” and “Pokemon Generations”.


California Republic Comic Con brings pop culture fun to fans of all ages. The program features an international independent film festival hosted by Violette Films, a local film production company, a concert on the green, video games, cosplay contest, and activities for kids and adults alike.


The event is open 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, September 15th, 2018, at the Merced County Fairgrounds in Merced, CA. Tickets are $10 online, $15 at the door. Kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult.


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About California Republic Comic Con:

California Republic Comic Con (CRCC) is Merced’s official comic con, the biggest annual pop culture event in Merced County. Produced by the fan-run Colossus Girl Entertainment LLC, it caters to the fans who want to enjoy the comforts of fandom without the corporate hustle and bustle, high prices and the need to travel far for a good show, and also without sacrificing quality. Each CRCC show is filled with film and TV stars, artists, comic books, toys, games, everything science fiction, fantasy, and anime, as well as video games, music, live entertainment, food, and much much more. A family friendly environment, and the perfect place to enjoy everything from cosplay to game tournaments.