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Awesome Con to Feature Bill Nye, Eugene Mirman, Kevin Smith

Awesome Con – Washington, DC’s Comic Con – has a new focus this year on science and technology called the Science Fair. Awesome Con is a celebration of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, and games, and its Science Fair presented by Science Channel will now add the STEM world as a new pillar – with StarTalk Live! featuring Bill Nye, Eugene Mirman, and special guests as the Science Fair’s headlining event.

Awesome Con and its Science Fair run Friday, June 3 to Sunday, June 5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and tickets are on sale now.

Awesome Con ticket holders with Weekend and Sunday badges will have access to StarTalk Live! included in their admission, with seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. Two upgraded seating options are also available:

  • Preferred Seating ($15) – Includes guaranteed, preferred seating and a limited edition StarTalk poster
  • Preferred Seating & Book Signing ($75) – Includes guaranteed, preferred seating, a limited edition StarTalk poster, a copy of Bill Nye’s book Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World, and admission to a special book signing with Nye.

StarTalk live! tickets will be available for purchase beginning Friday, April 22 and general admission tickets to the convention are available now. For a current list of features and guests – including Peter Capaldi, Kevin Smith, Adam West, John Barrowman, Jenna Coleman, and Karl Urban – please visit

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