Comic Con Conventions 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 2018

Salt Lake Comic Con

2018
Salt Palace Convention Center
Salt Lake City, Utah
Heroes Convention 2018

Heroes Convention

2018
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, North Carolina
Denver Comic Con 2018

Denver Comic Con

2018
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado
Animaritime 2018

Animaritime

2018
Fredericton Convention Centre and the Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Texas Comicon 2018

Texas Comicon

2018
San Antonio Event Center
San Antonio, Texas
Derby Comic Con 2018

Derby Comic Con

2018
The Roundhouse
Derby, United Kingdom
Smallville Comic Con 2018

Smallville Comic Con

2018
Kansas State Fair - Meadlowlark Building
Hutchinson, Kansas
OMG! Con 2018

OMG! Con

2018
Owensboro Convention Center
Owensboro, Kentucky
Kids Con New England 2018

Kids Con New England

2018
Radisson Hotel Nashua
Nashua, New Hampshire
SAC Comic-Con 2018

SAC Comic-Con

2018
McCellan Conference Center
McCellan Park, California
Awesome Con 2018

Awesome Con

2018
Washington Convention Center
Washington, District of Columbia
Hickory Comic Con 2018

Hickory Comic Con

2018
Hickory Metro Convention Center
Hickory, North Carolina
Wizard World - Philadelphia 2018

Wizard World - Philadelphia

2018
Philadelphia Convention Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sinister Creature Con Stockton 2018

Sinister Creature Con Stockton

2018
Stockton Arena
Stockton, Arizona
CBC Comic Book and Toy Show - Ocala 2018

CBC Comic Book and Toy Show - Ocala

2018
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Ocala Conference Center
Ocala, Florida
Salt City Comic-Con 2018

Salt City Comic-Con

2018
The Oncenter
Syracuse, New York
MASSive Comic Con 2018

MASSive Comic Con

2018
DCU Center
Worcester, Massachusetts
ComiConn 2018

ComiConn

2018
Foxwoods Resort Casino
Mashantucket, Connecticut
Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2018

Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con

2018
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, Nevada
SWFL SpaceCon 2018

SWFL SpaceCon

2018
Crowne Plaza Fort Myers At Bell Tower Shops
Fort Myers, Florida
blerDCon 2018

blerDCon

2018
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Arlington, Virginia

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.