11. 19. 2022
11. 20. 2022
Can Buy Tickets At The Door!
1 Day $10.00
2 Day $15.00
Don’t Miss This Event!!
Dress up as your favorite comic book character and meet special guests, Jerry Mathers, Lauren Dow (Tony Dow’s wife), and other cast members from Leave it to Beaver!
Gallatin Comic Con is coming to Gallatin, Tennessee November 19th and 20th, 2022. If you have never been to a Comic Con you are missing out! It’s a great chance to dress up as your favorite comic book character and meet other people in the comic book community, check out vendors, artists, and even celebrities to make an appearance!
Jerry Mathers and many of his cast mates will join us in the Nashville area at our very own Gallatin Comic-Con. This year’s Leave it to Beaver reunion will be in memory of Tony Dow, who won our hearts as Wally. They’ll be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans. Tickets are only $10 for a 1-day pass or $15 for a 2-day pass, so prepare your cosplay outfit and let’s give the cast of Leave it to Beaver a warm middle Tennessee welcome!
Gee, Wally, That’s Swell
Leave It To Beaver Reunion
Tony Dow, known for his role as Wally on the show Leave it to Beaver, was a man who wore many hats. He was an actor, director, writer, visual effects designer, producer, home builder, woodworker, painter, and sculptor and from 1965-68 he served in the National Guard! Tony Dow passed on July, 27th 2022. We are dedicating the 2022 Gallatin Comic-Con Leave it to Beaver Reunion to Tony. His wife Lauren will join us to share even more loving memories of Tony Dow, everyone’s favorite big brother.
Jerry Mathers, a beloved actor began his career at the tender age of two when he did a Pet Condensed Milk commercial with Ed Wynn on the “Colgate Comedy Hour.” It was in 1957 however; with the debut of the series “Leave It To Beaver” that Jerry entered the hearts and homes of America. An immediate success, the show gained national attention and ran for six seasons, totaling 234 episodes. He has acted in a variety of shows, and films, and even went all the way to Broadway!
Today, Jerry enjoys reminiscing when he makes personal appearances at trade shows and health conferences, colleges, on cruise ships, corporate events, baseball games, museums, parades, and other events around the country. He is always happy to talk with his fans, take photos and sign a personalized autograph.
Veronica began her career modeling and doing print ads, and became the Kellogg’s Girl doing commercials for Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, Sugar Smacks, and Rice Krispies. Her film career began in the classic films The Children’s Hour directed by William Wyler, Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds and Spencer’s Mountain. Most recognize her from Ridley Scott’s masterpiece thriller, Alien, or as Violet Rutherford, on Leave it to Beaver where she gave Beaver his first kiss!
Veronica has been nominated four times for an Emmy Award with one win. At age 15 she won an Emmy for Best Actress in a television movie called Tell Me Not In Mournful Numbers. She was nominated again in 1997 for her guest-starring role of Mrs. Huston in two widely acclaimed episodes of ER. In 1998 and 1999 the Television Academy nominated her twice for her pivotal role of Cassandra Spender on Fox’s The X Files. Despite the accolades and fame, Veronica loves discussing her years on Leave it to Beaver.
You may have seen Tiger in many of the great films in the 50s, such as Rin Tin Tin, My Friend Flicka, Fury, or The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. Tiger will always be remembered as Tooey on Leave it to Beaver. He has said ‘Going to work on that set was always like going home. Everything about that show was right. The production people, the actors, all of it was the best.”
These days Tiger resides, in California, still works every day, and in his spare time, he loves to write books, scripts, and an occasional song. Tiger and his wife Robin have a blended family of six children with fifteen grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.
Rich Correll began his theatrical career at the age of eight, appearing in over 100 TV shows as a featured actor and then landing a recurring role in the cult classic Leave it to Beaver. Rich has directed a variety of shows such as Happy Days, Married with Children, Full House, and more recently Fuller House! In December of 2018, Rich celebrated the completion of his 700th TV directing assignment.
Rich is also the owner of the LARGEST collection of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror film memorabilia in the world and is the co-founder of The Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Hall of Fame.
Pamela Baird is best known for playing Mary Ellen Rogers, Wally’s girlfriend, in Leave it to Beaver. Since her time on the show, she sang her way across the country with her family. Her husband and FIVE children sing gospel and started churches across the US. She enjoys meeting with fans of Leave it to Beaver and sharing memories of the cast.
ADDITIONAL SPECIAL GUEST
Jon Provost is a national treasure. The check shirt and jeans he wore for seven years as Timmy on “Lassie” hangs in The Smithsonian next to Archie Bunker’s chair. “Lassie” continues to air in 50 countries and Jon receives letters and emails from fans of all ages around the world. Throughout his career, Jon has received many awards, among them, The Motion Picture Council’s award for Outstanding Contribution as a Humanitarian for his dedication to helping the physically challenged, the Allen Ludden Humanitarian Award presented by Betty White and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Youth in Film Association. In 1994, Jon was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
JPG is Coming to Gallatin
We are excited to announce that JPG, co-creator of Ninja Funk, will be a guest at the Gallatin Comic-Con‼️ The highly anticipated Ninja Funk series is Whatnot Publishing’s first creator-owned comic! Ninja Funk #1 was one of the biggest indie comic books of the year! Let’s show JPG how much Tennessee loves comics!
Country singer and Nashville native, Ken Mellons will be helping us kick off the 2022 Gallatin Comic Con with a twang! You can meet the “Jukebox Junkie” at the Dot Records booth on Saturday, November 19th!
Merch, Prizes and More...
2022 Comic Con Merch
Don’t forget to pick up an EXCLUSIVE Gallatin Comic Con T-shirt and bracelet! They will be available at the convention while supplies last.
Are you looking for an excuse to wear your best cosplay outfit? We’re offering $1,000 in prizes at this year’s Gallatin Comic Con! To participate, you must:
-Attend the Gallatin Comic Con on Sunday, November 20th at 2:00 PM for judging
The competition was extraordinary last year! We are looking forward to seeing who or what you dress up as this year!
CBCS Grading at the Con
Great news for all comic book collectors and hobbyists! The Comic Book Certification Service, commonly referred to as the CBCS, will be joining us at the Gallatin Comic Con to answer all of your grading questions and offer comic book grading services!
Alvin Minnick Comics
Charles Bond Comics
Dale Roberts Comics
Earl Shaw Comics
Jeremy & Alex Comics
Kaboom Comics & Collectibles
Lee Ann Morehead
Marc Ballard Comics
Mr.& Mrs. Claus
Nerd Hers LLC
Nether World Comics
Outer Limits Comics Boro
Rick’s Comic City
Star Base 1552 Comics
World of Strange
Join us at the Epic Event Centre 392 W Main Street, Gallatin, TN 37066
Gallatin Comic Con