"Vive La Con Co" Returns To Puerto Vallarta.

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A Festival for kids and teenagers.

Comics in Puerto Vallarta have experienced remarkable growth and appreciation in recent years, becoming a vibrant part of the local culture. With an increasingly diverse community of fans and creators, the city has seen a flourishing of specialized stores, events, and spaces dedicated to this art. That's why every year the "Vive la Con Co" Festival is held with great success, traditionally taking place at the Los Mangos Library.

At the heart of the comic scene in Puerto Vallarta are stores offering a wide selection of comics, both local and international, spanning genres from superheroes to independent comics and graphic novels. These stores not only serve as sales points but also as meeting centers for comic lovers, where they can exchange ideas, discover new series, and connect with other fans. The event will take place for two consecutive days, April 20th and 21st from 12 pm to 6 pm.

In addition to the stores, Puerto Vallarta hosts comic events and conventions that attract visitors from across the country. These events are not only an opportunity for fans to gather and celebrate their passion for comics, but also provide a platform for local and emerging artists to showcase their work and connect with a wider audience. For example, at this Festival, we will have various new activities and the presence of 2 highly experienced guests, they are the special guests:

• Lupita Leal: Famous for roles such as Elizabeth in the Seven Deadly Sins, Carly Shay in iCarly and its sequel, "T.K." Takaishi and Piyomon in Digimon, Daki in Demon Slayer, Sinon in Sword Art Online, Prunia in The Legend of Zelda, Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter, Kale and Broly Kid in Dragon Ball, Moegi in Naruto, Kiri in Avatar: The Last Airbender, Ichika Nakano in The Quintessential Quintuplets, Emilia in Re:Zero, Yubel in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, Mai Mikoshiba in Yuri Is My Job!, Himiko Toga in My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, and many more characters. Don't miss it!

• Mike Ruiz: Has portrayed characters such as Peter B. Parker in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Taiju Ōki in Dr. Stone, Toad in the Super Mario Bros. Movie, Shaggy in Scooby-Doo, Panda in We Bare Bears, Yuma Tsukumo in Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, Yato of Unicorn in Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas, Edward Nashton / The Riddler in Batman, Matt in Death Note, Osamu Dazai in Bungo Stray Dogs, Hathaway Noa in Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway, Haruki Shiga in I Want to Eat Your Pancreas, and more. Don't miss it!

We'll have tournaments, contests, board games, activities, karaoke, and more. The presence of local artists has also greatly contributed to enriching the comic scene in Puerto Vallarta. Many local creators have gained recognition for their original works, which often explore themes relevant to the community and reflect the rich cultural diversity of the region.

Comics in Puerto Vallarta are not only a form of entertainment but also a vibrant expression of the creativity and passion of its community. With stores, events, and local talent constantly growing, the future of comics in the city looks promising and exciting. Find your ticket at Los Mangos Library (Av. Francisco Villa 1001, Las Gaviotas) and at El Chivo Surfer (San Salvador #570B, Colonia 5 de Diciembre) and at https://exgtickets.com.mx/store/13-vallarta