Fans of "Star Wars" and Chewbacca, get ready to meet a legend. The man behind the Wookiee is coming to a Comic Con June 2nd to 4th at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario. 

This Comic Con is just a quick jump across the Canadian border for Western New York residents, and a worthwhile day-trip for the rest of us located in Central and Upstate New York.

Peter Mayhew has been Chewbacca since "Star Wars" first premiered in 1977, and he's been a fan favorite ever since. Even to this day, he still embraces the role according to

Mayhew has appeared as Chewbacca in five of the eight live action "Star Wars" movies, and recently finished filming "Star Wars: Episode VIII" with co-stars Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Adam Driver and the late Carrie Fisher."

Tickets range from $25-$36.95 for an adult, and cost $11.95 for kids. Discounted multi-day passes are available and all tickets can be purchased on



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