Babylon 5 Comes to Phoenix Comicon

I think we just might have need for a series of special episodes next Memorial Day Weekend!

Contact: Colin Aprill
Communications Manager

Babylon 5 comes to Phoenix Comicon 2013
Let the guest announcements begin!

Phoenix Comicon is proud to begin our guest announcements for 2013 with the creator J. Michael Straczynski and principal cast members of Babylon 5.

“We couldn’t be more excited to have Mr. Straczynski and the rest of the cast joining us this year. Babylon 5 was truly a groundbreaking show that paved the way for so many other sci-fi shows.” Says Convention Director Matt Solberg

Guests from the cast will include:
Bill Mumy, also remembered for his role as young Will Robinson on Lost In space.
Tron himself Bruce Boxleitner
Claudia Christian
Jerry Doyle
Julie Caitlin Brown – appearing Friday only
Mira Furlan
Star Trek’s Walter Koenig
Pat Tallman
Stephen Furst

Babylon 5 ran for five seasons and includes six made for TV movies. It won multiple awards including: an Emmy for Special Visual Effects and two Hugo awards for Best Dramatic Presentation. Known for being groundbreaking, it was the first TV show to use CGI effects.

There will be many more guest announcements over the coming weeks. To get up to date information as it is released you can follow us at

Phoenix Comicon is the signature pop culture experience of the southwest. Comicon is presenting guests and programming for hobbyists by attracting the top segments of the comics, anime, sci-fi, film, tv, and gaming industries. Entering its eleventh year, Phoenix Comicon is expected to draw over 40,000 attendees to its May 23-26, 2013 convention held at the Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency in Downtown Phoenix.

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  1. Skip Jones says

    Is this kind of like a “Field of Dreams” moment? They just took a little longer to show up.

  2. Neil Ottenstein says

    Quite the 20th Anniversary event. Well done, Lee.

  3. Membership bought!

  4. Any chance of a meetup for fans of the Babylon Podcast at Phoenix ComiCon? I’ve got my membership and my hotel reservation!

  5. Gary The Great says

    THat would be great. I will be on a few B5 Fan panels at the convention. So if you think is that “that” Gary, it probably is. Come say hello.

  6. Aron Gamman says

    You guys thinking about doing a post-convention podcast? I’ve been following the posts on the Babylon 5 Facebook page and would like to hear your experiences, there. I figured some of you guys made it?