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One of the best pop culture events in the region is setting up for their biggest year ever in 2022. The Huntsville Comic and Pop Culture Expo is coming back to the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama this April. The dates are April 22nd through 24th, and this year's show promises to bring one (if not thebest lineup the show has ever had.

This is great news for geeks in the Shreveport and Bossier area, because the show is just a day drive from the Shreveport. Looking at their lineup, this show is going to be well worth the drive.

At the top of their lineup, you see one of the biggest names in comic book history, Kevin Eastman. He is the creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and will be at the show on Saturday and Sunday. The comic book artist remains as one of the biggest names in the history of the comic book industry for his Turtles creation, as well as the work he's done to further the medium.

But Eastman isn't the only comic book royalty lined up for Huntsville this year. Because Jim Starlin will be there was well.

Starlin is an Eisner Award Hall of Fame member, and has created some of the biggest names in comic book history. His list of creations include Thanos, Drax the Destroyer, Chang-Chi, and Gamora. These characters have jumped off the pages and have become major stars in the pop culture world through the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Marvel Studios' "Shang-Chi and The Legend Of The Ten Rings" Special Opening Night Fan Event At El Capitan Theatre
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In addition to his Marvel work, Starlin did incredible work for DC Comics, including tremendous work with characters like Darkseid and Batman. While working on Batman, Starlin put together the story "A Death In The Family" storyline.

Now you can meet Starlin, and the whole lineup, in Huntsville this Spring! Get ticket and hotel info here.

History Of Geek'd Con Guests

Geek'd Con is Shreveport's biggest comic and pop culture event. Launching in 2015, the event quickly became one of the premiere comic con style events in the entire state of Louisiana.

A big part of that growth has been the celebrity guest lineups. Since the first show in 2015, the quality of guests attending Geek'd Con rivals any pop culture event of this size. From classic Star Wars stars to guests from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Geek'd Con has welcomed the biggest names from multiple generations. Here's a look at the history of guests at Geek'd Con.

Cosplay Pictures From Geek'd Con 2021

Comic Book Movie Stars Who Have Worked In Shreveport

We utilized IMDB's filming location database to help put this together. However there is one movie listed there that we didn't include. IMDB lists X-Men Origins: Wolverine on their Shreveport list, but we struggled to find citing for this. So we just left it off. Some of these stars weren't in comic book "movies" specifically.

But we counted the Netflix Marvel shows, and MCU Disney+ shows as well.

We also added in an odd option...pro wrestlers. Pro wrestling has been a big deal in the Shreveport area for a long time, so we're going to include the wrestlers who've worked in the Shreveport area, and went on to comic book movie fame.