PalmCon: The Palm Beach County Comic Book & Collectibles Show



Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) is hosting PalmCon, Palm Beach County's original Comic-Con, aboard the Grand Classica, October 12-14 for its eighth annual comic and entertainment convention. Celebrating all things superheroes, anime, science fiction, video games, role playing games, fantasy card games and pop culture, this will be PalmCon’s first gathering at sea. 

“Since founding PalmCon in 2011, it has grown to become the premiere comic and pop culture event in my home town of Palm Beach County,” says PalmCon Founder Martin T. Pierro. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line and sailing PalmCon towards a bold new horizon.”

This one-of-a-kind Comic-Con-style sailing will feature award-winning comic guests, current celebrities, gaming, cosplay, writers/creators workshops, live entertainment, comics, toys, original art and contests. Guests can enjoy Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s amenities on board the Grand Classica including eight dining options, a spa, casino, shopping, live entertainment and more as they sail to Grand Bahama Island. Daily activities are planned, and guests can move freely from activity to activity based on their preferences.   

Friends and families will love this special cruise, with onboard activities available for all ages. Not only are the new superheroes and stars celebrated, but also the nostalgic ones that guests will remember from childhood. The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s PalmCon cruise presented by Cosmic Times starts at $185 per person, based on double occupancy.

For more information on PalmCon or to book Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s PalmCon cruise, please visit or call 800.293.3832.  

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About PalmCon
PalmCon is Palm Beach County’s original pop-culture festival, established in 2001 by Martin Pierro (publisher for the comic company Cosmic Times) as a way to bring some of the fun and excitement of Comic Con to his home town. PalmCon has been a staple in the Florida comic scene for years, bringing artists, vendors and celebrities from all over the United States to Palm Beach County. Over the last few years the convention scene in Florida has grown and is becoming crowded, as a way to stand out and to continue to be an innovator Pierro decided to take PalmCon to sea aboard the Grand Classica.  October 12-14, 2018 will be the first voyage of The PalmCon Cruise and we hope that you will join us.  Visit the PalmCon website: for more information you can book your passage there or call: 800-293-3832. Follow PalmCon and their parent Company Cosmic Times on Facebook (@PalmCon and @CosmicTimesComics),TwitterInstagram and YouTube.

About Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is the only provider of two-night cruises and cruise & resort stays to Grand Bahama Island year-round from the Port of Palm Beach. Majority owned by the family of former Norwegian Cruise Line President and CEO Kevin Sheehan since December 2016, the company now operates Grand Celebration and Grand Classica as of April 2018. The addition of a second ship doubles the Line’s capacity and with both ships sailing to Grand Bahama Island, the company is projected to carry more than 500,000 passengers annually and be the largest contributor to tourism in Grand Bahama Island. For more information on the features and amenities of the cruise line or to book your comic con cruise, visit the company’s website: or call: 800-995-3201. Follow the company on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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Martin T. Pierro / Heidi Hess
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