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Each weekend, in cities large and small, comic retailers and readers can meet and interact with fans, publishers, and celebrities at conventions dedicated to comics, science fiction, fantasy, media, gaming, anime, manga, and other topics of fan interest. To help retailers and comics readers, Diamond offers this listing of events and conventions in the weeks and months to come. Celebrate everything the industry has to offer by attending these rewarding events whenever possible.

September 2014

Salt Lake Comic ConSalt Lake City, UT / SEP 4-6

Baltimore Comic ConBaltimore, MD / SEP 5-7

Cincy ComiconCovington, KY / SEP 5-7

Las Cruces Comic ConLas Cruces, NM / SEP 5-7

Sukoshi Con Bowling GreenBowling Green, KY / SEP 6

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / SEP 7

Blood and Babes Comic ConWestbury, NY / SEP 12-14

C4 Central Coast Comic ConVentura, CA / SEP 12-14

Fanboy ExpoTampa, FL / SEP 12-14

Montreal ComicconMontreal, QC / SEP 12-14

Wizard World Richmond Comic ConRichmond, VA / SEP 12-14

Creative Con 2K14Panama City, FL / SEP 13

ScareFestLexington, KY / SEP 12-14

Granite State ComiconManchester, NH / SEP 13-14

Madison Comic Book ConventionMadison, WI / SEP 13

Memphis Comic ExpoMemphis, TN / SEP 13

SPX (Small Press Expo)Bethesda, MD / SEP 13-14

Florence Comic-ConFlorence, SC / SEP 14

Twin Cities ComiConventionMounds View, MN / SEP 14

Cincinnati Comic ExpoCincinnati, OH / SEP 19-21

Asheville Comic ExpoAsheville, NC / SEP 20

CBC Comic Book ConnectionOrlando, FL / SEP 20-21

Mothman FestivalPt. Pleasant, WV / SEP 20-21

Rose City Comic ConPortland, OR / SEP 20-21

BangPop! Comic ConBangor, ME / SEP 20-21

Mid Con Comic Show '14Iowa City, IA / SEP 20-21

Mondo Con 2014Austin, TX / SEP 20-21

Mighty Con Milwaukee Comic ConMilwaukee, WI / SEP 21

QC Fun ConDavenport, IA / SEP 21

Alamo City Comic ConSan Antonio, TX / SEP 26-28

Anime Weekend AtlantaAtlanta, GA / SEP 26-28

FenCon XIAddison, TX / SEP 26-28

Pittsburgh ComiconMonroeville, PA / SEP 26-28

Mighty Con DuPage Comic ConWheaton, IL / SEP 27

Fort Wayne Comic Book ConventionFort Wayne, IN / SEP 27

Long Beach Comic & Horror ConLong Beach, CA / SEP 27-28

PalmConWest Palm Beach, FL / SEP 27-28

Wildcat Comic ConWilliamsport, PA / SEP 27

Wizard World Nashville Comic ConAustin, TX / OCT SEP 27-28

Twin Cities ComiConventionChampaign/Urbana, IL / SEP 28

 

October 2014

Deep South Con 52/CONtraflow 5OCT 2-4 / New Orleans, LA

Wizard World Austin Comic ConAustin, TX / OCT 2-4

AnimeUSAArlington, VA / OCT 3-5

Awesome Con IndianapolisIndianapolis, IN / OCT 3-5

CONtraflow IVNew Orleans, LA / OCT 3-5

Monster-Mania ConHunt Valley, MD / OCT 3-5

APE (Alternative Press Expo)San Francisco, CA / OCT 4-5

Archon 38Collinsville, IL / OCT 3-5

Handmade & BoundNashville, TN / OCT 3-4

NecronomiconTampa, FL / OCT 3-5

MCBA FallCON Comic Book PartySt. Paul, MN / OCT 4

MICE (Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo)Cambridge, MA / OCT 4-5

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / OCT 5

Quad Cities Comic Book ConventionBettendorf, IA / OCT 5

New York Comic ConNew York, NY / OCT 9-12

CapclaveGaithersburg, MD / OCT 10-12

Tsubasacon 2014Huntington, WV / OCT 10-12

GeekGirlConSeattle, WA / OCT 11-12

The Latino Comics ExpoSan Jose, CA / OCT 11-12

Dallas ComicCon Fan DaysDallas, TX / OCT 17-19

Great Lakes Comic ExpoWarren, MI / OCT 17-18

San Diego Comic FestSan Diego, CA / OCT 17-19

Kokomo-Con 2014Kokomi, IN / OCT 18

Milwaukee Comic Book ConventionMilwaukee, WI / OCT 18

Roanoke Valley ComiconSalem, VA / OCT 18

Sac-ConSacramento, CA / OCT 18-19

Cleveland Comic, Card & Nostalgia ShowCleveland, OH / OCT 19

ZAPPCONFresno, CA / OCT 18-19

The Forest City ComiconLondon, ON / OCT 19

Peoria Comic Book ConventionPeoria, IL / OCT 19

FantasticonMilwaukee, WI / OCT 24-26

Comiccon de QuébecQuébec City, QC / OCT 25-26

Pittsburgh Comic & Collectibles ShowPittsburgh, PA / OCT 25

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / OCT 26

HonorConRaleigh, NC / OCT 31-NOV 2

MetaConMinneapolis, MN / OCT 31-NOV 2

ShadoConTampa, FL / OCT 31-NOV 2

Stan Lee's ComikazeLos Angeles, CA / OCT 31-NOV 2

 

November 2014

BrickFair New JerseySomerset, NJ / NOV 1-2

Rhode Island Comic ConProvidence, RI / NOV 1-2

South Bend Comic Book ConventionSouth Bend, IN / NOV 1

Vegas Valley Comic Book FestivalLas Vegas, NV / NOV 1

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / NOV 2

Rockford Comic Book ConventionRockford, IL / NOV 2

Fanboy ExpoKnoxville, TN / NOV 7-9

NekoCon 17Hampton, VA / NOV 7-9

Long Island Doctor Who ConventionRonkonkoma, NY / NOV 7-9

MACE 2013Charlotte, NC / NOV 7-9

The Akron ComiconAkron, OH / NOV 8-9

CBC Comic Book ConnectionJacksonville, FL / NOV 8-9

Green Bay Comic Book ConventionGreen Bay, WI / NOV 8

Jet City Comic ShowTacoma, WA / NOV 8

Jim & Dan Promotions Comics & Toy Show!Miamisburg, OH / NOV 8

T-C-S ConventionOrland Park, IL / NOV 8

Gurnee Comics and Collectibles ShowGurnee, IL / NOV 9

Animate! Miami!Miami, FL / NOV 14-16

North Carolina ComiconDurham, NC / NOV 15-16

Orlando Toy & Comic ConOrlando, FL / NOV 16

Springfield ComicConSpringfield, IL / NOV 16

Awesome Con MilwaukeeIndianapolis, IN / NOV 21-23

Chibi Pa: InfinityDeerfield Beach, FL / NOV 21-23

Grand Rapids Comic ConWyoming, MI / NOV 21-23

Boston Super Megafest 2012Boston, MA / NOV 22-23

Ottawa Pop ExpoOttawa, ON / NOV 22-23

VA ComiconRichmond, VA / NOV 22-23

Buckeye Comic ConColumbus, OH / NOV 23

Victoria Comic Book ExpoVictoria, BC / NOV 23

Chicago TARDIS 2014Lombard, IL / NOV 28-30

Winter Garden WonderfestWinter Garden, FL / NOV 30

 

December 2014

Steel City ConMonroeville, PA / DEC 5-7

Yama-ConPigeon Forge, TN / DEC 5-7

CBC Comic Book ConnectionDaytona Beach, FL / DEC 6-7

Lehigh Valley Comic ConSchnecksville, PA / DEC 6

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / DEC 7

Daytona Beach Comic ConventionDaytona Beach, FL / DEC 7

Holiday MatsuriOrlando, FL / DEC 12-14

The Vampire Diaries Official ConventionOrlando, FL / DEC 12-14

Sac-ConSacramento, CA / DEC 14

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / DEC 28

 

January 2015

Ichibancon 6Charlotte, NC / JAN 1-4

Anime-ZAP!Peoria, IL / JAN 2-4

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / JAN 4

Albuquerque Comic ConAlbuquerque, NM / JAN 9-11

GAFilkAtlanta, GA / JAN 9-11

Illogicon IVCary, NC / JAN 9-11

PokéconLouisville, KY / JAN 9-11

Wizard World New Orleans Comic ConNew Orleans, LA / JAN 9-11

Arisia 2015Boston, MA / JAN 16-19

MarsConWilliamsburg, VA / JAN 16-18

SCARABColumbia, SC / JAN 16-19

BrickFair AlabamaBirmingham, AL / JAN 17-18

MAGFestNational Harbor, MD / JAN 23-26

Wizard World Portland Comic ConPortland, OR / JAN 23-25

ChattaconChattanooga, TN / JAN 30-FEB 2

Foolscap 2014Redmond, WA / JAN 30-FEB 1

 

February 2015

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / FEB 1

OwlConHouston, TX / FEB 6-8

Capricon 34Wheeling, IL / FEB 12-15

Anime MilwaukeeMilwaukee, WI / FEB 13-15

Boskone 52Boston, MA / FEB 13-15

FarpointTimonium, MD / FEB 13-15

Gallifrey OneLos Angeles, CA / FEB 13-15

Katsucon 20National Harbor, MD / FEB 13-15

Shock Pop ComicconFt. Lauderdale, FL / FEB 13-15

Total ConfusionMansfield, MA / FEB 19-22

Middle Georgia Comic ConventionMacon, GA / FEB 21-22

PrezCon 2013Charlottesville, VA / FEB 23-MAR 1

AnachroConAtlanta, GA / FEB 27-MAR 1

MystiConRoanoke, VA / FEB 27-MAR 1

Pensacon 2015Pensacola, FL / FEB 27-MAR 1

Long Beach Comic ExpoLong Beach, CA / FEB 28-MAR 1

 

March 2015

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / MAR 1

Williamsburg Film FestivalWilliamsburg, VA / MAR 4-7

Kawa KonSt. Louis, MO / MAR 6-8

Arcade ExpoLouisville, KY / MAR 6-8

Gnome ConAtlanta, GA / MAR 6-8

Athens Anime AcademyMAR 7 / Athens, GA

All-ConDallas, TX / MAR 12-15

Madicon 24Harrisonburg, VA / MAR 13-15

Tennessee Game DaysNashville, TN / MAR 13-15

Festival of the BookCharlottesville, VA / MAR 18-22

CoastCon 37Biloxi, MS / MAR 20-22

MidSouthCon 33Memphis, TN / MAR 20-22

SoKomics Expo 2015Bowling Green, KY / MAR 21

DanConOrland Park, IL / MAR 22

AggieCon 45College Station, TX / MAR 26-29

Emerald City ComiconSeattle, WA / MAR 27-29

(Re)Generation WhoCockeysville, MD / MAR 27-29

The Conference on Middle-EarthAlbany, NY / MAR 28-29

Gem City Comic ConDayton, OH / MAR 28-29

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / MAR 29

Myrtle Beach Comic-ConMyrtle Beach, SC / MAR 29

 

April 2015

Minicon 49Bloomington, MN / APR 2-5

ConGlomerationLouisville, KY / APR 3-5

Furry Weekend AtlantaAtlanta, GA / APR 9-12

221B ConAtlanta, GA / APR 10-12

MegaConOrlando, FL / APR 10-12

East Coast ComiconSecaucus, NJ / APR 11-12

Calgary Comic & Entertainment ExpoCalgary, AB / APR 16-19

JordanConRoswell, GA / APR 17-19

NashiConNashville, TN / APR 17-19

C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo)Chicago, IL / APR 24-26

RavenConRichmond, VA / APR 24-26

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / APR 26

 

May 2015

Destination AnimeUpper Grand Lagoon, FL / MAY 1-5

ConStellation 6Lincoln, NE / MAY 8-10

MSP ComiconSt. Paul, MN / MAY 16-17

Wizard World St. Louis Comic ConSt. Louis, MO / MAY 22-24

Space Coast Nerd FestMelbourne, FL / MAY 23-24

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / MAY 24

Awesome Con DCIndianapolis, IN / MAY 29-31

Fan Expo DallasDallas, TX / MAY 29-31

 

September 2015

Florence Comic-ConFlorence, SC / SEP 12-13


 

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