Nicholas Brendon to attend Meta Con

Nicholas Brendon to attend Meta Con

Bloomington, MN - July 31, 2012 - Meta Con is thrilled to announce that Nicholas Brendon, the actor for Xander Harris in all seven seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be appearing at Meta Con 2012 in Minneapolis. Meta Con is a three-day multi-genre comic convention that will bring together over 2,000 fans for a Labor Day weekend celebration at the Doubletree by Hilton in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Nicholas Brendon is best known to audiences as Xander on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, a role he played for the seven-year run of the show. His film credits include the cult favorite Psycho Beach Party, My Neighbor's Secret for Lifetime, A Golden Christmas for Ion, Blood on the Highway, and The Portal.

He recurs on the hit CBS series Criminal Minds, has guest starred on the ABC drama Private Practice, and also starred on the Fox series Kitchen Confidential. In 2010, he launched the weekly webcomic Very Bad Koalas, with Steve Loter. Convention attendees will be able to attend Q&A sessions with Nicholas, and they will have the opportunity to get autographs and pictures with him.

Nicholas Brendon joins other guests including musicians Rumgumption, Possible Oscar, and YTCracker, television stars Nakia Burrise, Michael Copon, Jessica Rey and Jason Faunt, martial artist Samurai Dan, internet video stars LittleKuriboh and Linkara, and anime voice actor Todd Haberkorn. The full guest list can be found at

Meta Con is a three-day convention that will bring together over two thousand people to celebrate shared interest in popular culture, comics, anime, sci-fi, and entertainment. Attendees interested in Meta Con can participate in and attend over 50 unique panels and events, in addition to numerous video screenings, autograph signings with the guests, guest Q&A sessions, and an exhibit hall filled with dealers and artists. Registration can be found online at and is only $30 per person in advance for the whole weekend.

Meta Con will be held August 31 - September 2, 2012 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Bloomington, Minnesota. Attendees who plan to attend for the entire weekend can reserve hotel rooms at the Doubletree for only $89 per night, at