TUCSON, ARIZONA (November 4, 2015): Tucson Comic Con Founder Mike Olivares announced today that he has welcomed comic book industry veterans Brian & Francisca Pulido as co-owners of Tucson Comic Con. Additionally, Teresita Olivares will take an active management role as well.
“The Pulido’s share our love, passion and vision for Tucson Comic Con,” says founder and convention director Mike Olivares. “Our intention is to grow TCC – and the week leading up to it – into a citywide event that becomes a global destination which celebrates all things pop culture all the while highlighting what makes Tucson a unique city.”
“We are honored to be a part of Tucson’s premiere pop cultural event,” says Brian Pulido. “Mike has fostered an amazing community spirit with TCC. We look forward to building on the foundation he’s built and rolling out new features and experiences for attendees, guests and vendors.”
The new partnership takes place immediately, but the full impact of the new pact will begin in 2016 and beyond.
ABOUT TUCSON COMIC CON
Tucson Comic Con, founded in 2008 by Mike Olivares, began as a single day event attended by 500 fans. Since then attendance has steadily grown to 10,000 fans in 2014.
TCC is dedicated to being an epic, community-based pop cultural experience for all that reflects today’s fandom and the unique nature of Tucson, Arizona and the American Southwest. Our motto is “Pop Culture For All!”
The 8th annual Tucson Comic Con takes place on November 6-8 at the Tucson Convention Center.
For more information:
Contact: Mike Olivares