Jim Sánchez, Flaco Guapo Media founder

SAN ANGELO – Comic Con’s popularity has become a huge success due to its “diehard” enthusiasts’ whose interests lie in either meeting their favorite cosplayers, checking out classic comic books, anime, film, science fiction, or fantasy genres.

Among the 2024, CC edition’s plethora of cosplayers were San Angelo locals: The Real West Texas Ghost Busters, and Sabre Grey. The RWTGB four-member group is comprised of: Nick Schwartz, and his wife, Dez Schwartz, (Paranormal investigator/ eliminator), Brandon Bailey (Lead Paranormal investigator/ eliminator), and Lance Turner. WTGB also made posters available to the upcoming new Busters movie, Frozen Empire set to be released March 22, 2024.
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Left-to-right: Katie Blake, AKA Illuminatikttn, and Sabre Grey cosplayers. Illuminatikttn fans can follow her on Instagram.

The other local celebrity, Sabre Grey came dressed up as DC Comics henchwoman, Harley Quinn. Sabre who is just under five feet, makes all her costumes because it is difficult to find any that fit her perfectly. Fans can follow her on Facebook, or Instagram http://www.instagram.com/sabre_grey_cosplay

Chief Glitz and Glam has attended CC for a number of years. Her fans can follow her on Tik Tok https://www.tiktok.com/@chief.glitz.and.glam

A complete guide of video gaming, cosplay contest,  tournaments, cosplayers, and all the other special guests was available at: https://sanangelocomiccon.com/schedule/

One other female cosplayer was Carla Perez. For those who are not familiar with who Perez is, she was the villain, fictional humanoid sorceress character, Rita Repulsa in the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from 1994-1998.

And, located across from the Ghost Busters booth was a spectacular 125-pound, 6 foot, 4 feet wide, 1/1000 scaled replica of Battlestar Raven model built by Mr. Dan Joplin. It took Joplin 15 months to build it.

Flaco Guapo Media attended Friday’s January 26, soft opening and met with Scott Smith, three-year owner of Comic Con. The first guests to speak were Olivia Hack, and Lizzie Freeman voice actors. Both panel members spoked about what it is like to be a woman in the voice acting realm, and the difference between being a voice actor compared to being a live actor, stated Smith.
“San Angelo has always been welcoming as a community, and embraced us,” said Smith, evidenced by attendance numbers which has steadily increased, with 2,000 plus last year.

Mr. Freeze the supervillain was played by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1997 movie, "Batman and Robin." Mr. Freeze was one of Chuck Martin's collectibles on display at Comic Con. Martin is affiliated with Castle Jones Vintage.

Christian Smith, combat soldier cosplayer attended CC for the first time.

 The 8th annual, Comic Con was held at the Foster Communications Coliseum January 26-28, 2024.