The Great Philadelphia Comic-Con was a place for geeks of all sorts. Living up to their motto, â€œGet Ur Geek On,â€ the con had guests covering all genres of the entertainment world including horror, sci-fi, animation, video games, cosplay and music. Fitting in perfectly amongst the multiverse of geekdom is Alice Cooper, a genuine rock icon going on fifty years in the business. Along with his near 30 albums and countless hits, Cooper is also a bonafide crossover star. The rocker, now 71 years old, earned a bevy of younger fans when he appeared on the Muppet Show in 1978. He appeared multiple times on Johnny Carson, before making a scene-stealing appearance in 1992â€™s Wayneâ€™s World. It was there I first heard his music and I was hypnotized. He currently has two tours going: one with his main band and another with the Hollywood Vampires, a supergroup along with Johnny Depp, Joe Perry, and members of Guns n’ Roses. On Saturday afternoon, April 13th, Cooper had a Q&A panel, entitled â€œWelcome to my Nerdmare,â€ answering questions about his career in music and entertainment.
Strolling out to shouts of “Weâ€™re not worthy,â€ Cooper certainly still controls a room. The moderator jumped right in with questions, and then we got to ask one too.
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