Star Wars’ Chewbacca to appear at the Cincinnati Comic Expo in September

The Cincinnati Comic Expo is excited to welcome back the man behind one of the most beloved characters in the Star Warsfranchise, Peter Mayhew.

Peter Mayhew is best known for playing the legendary Wookiee warrior Chewbacca in the Star Warsfilm series. The 7’ 2” actor began portraying Han Solo’s co-pilot in 1977’s Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Mayhew retired from the role after nearly four decades after Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Peter Mayhew will be at the Cincinnati Comic Expo all three days from September 14-16. This is Peter’s second appearance at the expo.

The annual Cincinnati Comic Expo has been entertaining thousands of fans since 2010 while celebrating all periods and genres of pop culture with an emphasis on comics. The 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo will be held from Sept. 14 through Sept. 16, at the Duke Energy Convention Center. Tickets prices vary and are available for purchase online. More information can be found at