From WDBJ.com: Science fiction, fantasy and pop-culture icons come to life in Roanoke County
ROANOKE CO., Va.— Whether it was Dr. Who, Star Trek or even Battlestar Galactica - fans of all ages were on hand this weekend.
Some guests of the 2012 MystiCon were greeted by a talking cake.
Lovers of science fiction, fantasy and pop-culture came together at the Holiday Inn near Tanglewood to meet fan-favorites, take part in role-playing games and just check out memorabilia from some of their favorite shows and books.
While the event is only in its second year, organizers say they've worked hard to have something that will appeal to the masses.
"MystiCon has something for everyone whether you like to read, look at art, listen to music or watch movies, you're going to find something that you're going to enjoy," MystiCon's Carla Brindle.
Fan Brandon Knight agrees, "This will be my first year coming here, but lots of neat stuff is going on. And, there's lots of people with lots of the same hobbies, I just wanted to be a part of that this year."
Organizers say this year's attendance numbers are on track to double last year's.