Comic Con Conventions 2017, 2018

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Florida Supercon 2018

Florida Supercon

2018
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center
Miami, Florida
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Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018

Comic-Con International: San Diego

2018
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California
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Salt Lake Comic Con 2017

Salt Lake Comic Con

Sep 21-23, 2017
Salt Palace Convention Center
Salt Lake City, Utah
Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2017

Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo

Oct 27-29, 2017
L.A. Convention Center
Los Angeles, California
Wizard World Comic Con Oklahoma City 2017

Wizard World Comic Con Oklahoma City

Oct 27-29, 2017
Cox Business Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Central Canada Comic Con 2017

Central Canada Comic Con

Oct 27-29, 2017
RBC Convention Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Classic Comic Con 2017

Classic Comic Con

Oct 27-29, 2017
McHenry Event Center
Modesto, California
Bing Comic-Con 2017

Bing Comic-Con

Oct 28, 2017
Asbury Hall Trinity United Methodist Church
Springfield, Massachusetts
FantastiCon Fort Wayne 2017

FantastiCon Fort Wayne

Oct 28-29, 2017
Grand Wayne Convention Center
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Portland Comic Expo 2017

Portland Comic Expo

Oct 29, 2017
Portland Exposition Building
Portland, Maine
Cakewalk Cosplay Con 2017

Cakewalk Cosplay Con

2017
The New Yorker Hotel
New York, New York
Putnam Con 2017

Putnam Con

2017
Putnam Elks Hall
Putnam, Connecticut
Campbell Con 2017

Campbell Con

2017
Campbell Community Center
Campbell, California
Fredcity Comicon 2017

Fredcity Comicon

2017
Motel 6
Frederick, Maryland
Colorado Cosmic Comic Con 2017

Colorado Cosmic Comic Con

2017
Double Tree Hotel
Colorado Springs, Colorado
ZAPPCON 2017

ZAPPCON

2017
Fresno Convention Center, Valdez Hall
Fresno, California
Tesla Con 2017

Tesla Con

Nov 2-5, 2017
Madison Marriott West
Middleton, Wisconsin
Jet City Comic Show 2017

Jet City Comic Show

Nov 4-5, 2017
Tacoma, Washington
Mountain State Pop Expo 2017

Mountain State Pop Expo

Nov 4-5, 2017
Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West
Charleston, West Virginia
Geek Mob Roanoke 2017

Geek Mob Roanoke

Nov 4, 2017
Salem Civic Center
Roanoke, Virginia
Thy Geekdom Con 2017

Thy Geekdom Con

Nov 4-5, 2017
Crown Plaza Wilmington North
Claymont, Delaware
Rhode Island Comic Con (Providence Comic Con) 2017

Rhode Island Comic Con (Providence Comic Con)

Nov 10-12, 2017
Rhode Island Convention Center & Dunkin Donuts Center
Providence, Rhode Island
ShadoCon 2017

ShadoCon

Nov 10-12, 2017
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
Tampa, Florida

A comic con, short for comic book convention, is a an event that focuses on comic books. These events are typically held in convention centers, hotels, or space large enough for a group of fans to meet. Cities usually have about one comic con each year and major metropolitan areas can host several a year. Most comic cons typically last three days, but some cons that have grown substantially, are now adding a fourth day. They usually start at about 10am and end roughly at 7pm, but some events go on late into the night.

Fans at these conventions get to meet with comic book writers, artists, actors, and voice actors. Over the years, comic cons have grown into celebrations of pop culture and now include anime, sci-fi, gaming and horror. Because of this, it’s now fairly common to see famous people from movies, TV, wrestling, sports or even YouTube, at a comic con! One of the most enjoyable experiences at a comic con is the wide variety of attending fans who choose to cosplay as their favorite characters. And if you are in a shopping mood, there are exhibitors selling a wide range of unique merchandise on just about everything imaginable. As well as artists in artist alley, selling one of a kind artwork.

Another aspect to a comic con is the wide variety of panels fans are able to attend. Panels include things such as how to get into the comic industry, tips on cosplay poses, fandom discussions, and much more. Comic cons with an emphasis to gaming can host several tournaments in table-top gaming, board games, collectible cards, and of course video games. If you are interested in going, prices usually range between $20 and $45 a day. Fridays are usually the least busiest day but a lot of celebrities aren’t available for pictures and autographs. The best day to go is Saturday but expect long lines.