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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.

April 2014

Middle East Film & Comic ConDubai, UAE / APR 3-5

221B ConAtlanta, GA / APR 4-6

A&G 7Cincinnati, OH / APR 4-6

JohnCon 2014Baltimore, MD / APR 4-6

Wizard World St. Louis Comic ConSt. Louis, MO / APR 4-6

Gem City Comic ConDayton, OH / APR 5-6

MoCCA FestNew York, NY / APR 5-6

The Annual Baby Boomers Collectibles and Toy ShowAlbany, NY / APR 6

Boston Comic ConBoston, MA / APR 8-10

ConGlomerationLouisville, KY / APR 11-13

Gnome ConAtlanta, GA / APR 11-13

JordanCon 6Roswell, GA / APR 11-13

Marble City ComiconKnoxville, TN / APR 11-13

Sabaku ConAlbuquerque, NM / APR 11-13

ALT*ConTalahassee, FL / APR 12-13

Asbury Park ComiconAsbury Park, NJ / APR 12-13

Janesville Comic Book ConventionJanesville, WI / APR 12

Space Coast Nerd FestMelbourne, FL / APR 12

Peoria Comic Book ConventionPeoria, IL / APR 13

X-TravaconLivonia, MI / APR 13

Awesome Con DCWashington, DC / APR 18-20

Minicon 49Minneapolis, MN / APR 18-20

WonderConAnaheim, CA / APR 18-20

NashiCon 2014Nashville, TN / APR 19-20

North Texas Comic Book ShowDallas, TX / APR 19

SoKomics Expo 2014Bowling Green, KY / APR 19

Calgary Comic & Entertainment ExpoCalgary, AB / APR 24-27

C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo)Chicago, IL / APR 25-27

ConStellation VLincoln, NE / APR 25-27

Costume-Con 32Toronto, ON / APR 25-28

RavenConRichmond, VA / APR 25-27

TrekTrax AtlantaAtlanta, GA / APR 25-27

Windy City Pulp & Paper ConventionLombard, IL / APR 25-27

Knoxville Comic & Anime ConKnoxville, TN / APR 26-27

Virginia ComiconRichmond, VA / APR 27

 

May 2014

Chimaeracon 2014San Antonio. TX / MAY 2-4

Outlantacon 2013Atlanta, GA / MAY 2-4

Wizard World Minneapolis Comic ConPhiladelphia, PA / MAY 2-4

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / MAY 4

Indianapolis Comic Book & Toy ShowIndianapolis, IN / MAY 4

Los Angeles Comic Book & Science Fiction ConventionLos Angeles, CA / MAY 4

Anime SoutheastSevierville, TN / MAY 9-11

Marcon 49Columbus, OH / MAY 9-11

Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 3Kansas City, MO / MAY 9-11

ANS Sci-Fi & Comic ConLa Plata, MD / MAY 10

BrickFair New EnglandManchester, NH / MAY 10-11

Jim & Dan Promotions Comics & Toy Show!Miamisburg, OH / MAY 10

Lehigh Valley Comic ConSchnecksville, PA / MAY 10

Omaha Comic Book ConventionOmaha, NE / MAY 10

Costume-Con 33Charleston, SC / MAY 15-18

Dallas Comic ConIrving, TX / MAY 16-18

Motor City Comic ConNovi, MI / MAY 16-18

XCON '14Myrtle Beach, SC / MAY 16-18

Big WOW! ComicFestSan Jose, CA / MAY 17-18

East Coast Black Age of Comics ConventionPhiladelphia, PA / MAY 17

East Coast Comic ExpoMoncton, NB / MAY 17

MCBA SpringCON Comic Book CelebrationSt. Paul, MN / MAY 17-18

South Bend Comic Book ConventionSouth Bend, IN / MAY 17

Clover ConBridgewater, NJ / MAY 18

Maine Comics Art FestivalPortland, ME / MAY 18

Springfield ComicConSpringfield, IL / MAY 18

AnimazementRaleigh, NC / MAY 23-25

Balticon 48Baltimore, MD / MAY 23-26

BayCon 2014Santa Clara, CA / MAY 23-26

ComicpaloozaHouston, TX / MAY 23-26

MediaWest*ConLansing, MI / MAY 23-26

MisConMissoula, MT / MAY 23-26

Mobicon XVIIMobile, AL / MAY 23-25

Florida Anime ExperienceOrlando, FL / MAY 23-25

TimeGateAtlanta, GA / MAY 23-25

Puerto Rico Comic ConSan Juan, PR / MAY 24-25

Lake Effect Comic Book ConventionMentor, OH / MAY 25

May-HemOrlando, FL / MAY 30-JUN 1

Wizard World Atlanta Comic ConPhiladelphia, PA / MAY 30-JUN 1

ConCarolinas 2014Charlotte, NC / MAY 31-JUN 2

Long Beach Comic ExpoLong Beach, CA / MAY 31-JUN 1

Spokane ComiconSpokane, WA / MAY 31

T-C-S ConventionOrland Park, IL / MAY 31

 

June 2014

KnightrokonOrlando, FL / JUN 7-8

Terror ConProvidence, RI / JUN 7-8

Daytona Beach Comic ConventionDaytona Beach, FL / JUN 8

Cosplacon 2014Jefferson City, MO / JUN 12-15

Anime Mid-Atlantic 14Chesapeake, VA / JUN 13-15

Denver Comic ConDenver, CO / JUN 13-15

Rocket City FurmeetHuntsville, AL / JUN 13-15

Sci Fi Summer ConAtlanta, GA / JUN 13-15

Eternal ConGarden City, NY / JUN 14-15

Albany Comic ConAlbany, NY / JUN 15

Anime Blues ConMemphis, TN / JUN 20-22

Heroes ConCharlotte, NC / JUN 20-24

Texas ComiconSan Antonio, TX / JUN 20-22

Sukoshi Con MontgomeryMontgomery, AL / JUN 21

Albuquerque Comic ExpoAlbuquerque, NM / JUN 27-29

8Pi-ConSpringfield/Enfield, CT / JUN 27-29

Sci-Fi Valley Part IIIEbensburg, PA / JUN 27-29

SoonerCon 23Oklahoma City, OK / JUN 27-29

Con KasterborousMadison, AL / JUN 28-29

Derby City Comic ConLouisville, KY / JUN 28-29

Ocala Comic ConOcala, FL / JUN 28-29

Akron-Canton Comic ConAkron, OH / JUN 29

Indianapolis Comic Book & Toy ShowIndianapolis, IN / JUN 29

Virginia ComiconRichmond, VA / JUN 29

X-TravaconLivonia, MI / JUN 29

 

July 2014

Florida SuperconMiami Beach, FL / JUL 3-6

Westercon 67Salt Lake City, UT / JUL 3-6

Anime MidwestLisle/Naperville, IL / JUL 4-6

InConJunctionIndianapolis, IN / JUL 4-6

Louisville Anime WeekendLouisville, KY / JUL 4-6

Oz Comic ConMelbourne, Australia / JUL 5-6

Readercon 25Burlington, MA / JUL 10-13

Anime-zing!Davenport, IA / JUL 11-13

Louisville Anime WeekendLouisville, KY / JUL 11-13

MetroConTampa, FL / JUL 11-13

My Little Pony FairNashville, TN / JUL 12-13

Sukoshi Con Little RockLittle Rock, AR / JUL 12

Shared WorldsSpartanburg, SC / JUL 13-26

Detcon 1Detroit, MI / JUL 17-20

HoshiConWinston-Salem, NC / JUL 18-20

Monstercon 2014Greenville, SC / JUL 18-20

Comic-Con International: San DiegoSan Diego, CA / JUL 24-27

Confluence 2014Mars, PA / JUL 25-27

Diversicon 22St. Paul, MN / JUL 25-27

WyvaconWytheville, VA / JUL 26

MegaplexKissimmee, FL / JUL 25-27

 

August 2014

BronyConBaltimore, MD / AUG 1-3

CONjureAUG 1-3 / Orlando, FL

MechaConNew Orleans, LA / AUG 1-3

Shore LeaveHunt Valley, MD / AUG 1-3

Tampa Bay Comic ConTampa, FL / AUG 1-3

BrickFair VirginiaChantilly, VA / AUG 2-4

ROB-Con 29Bristol, TN / AUG 2

Buckeye Comic ConColumbus, OH / AUG 3

Pulpfest 2014Columbus, OH / AUG 7-10

Boston Comic ConBoston, MA / AUG 8-10

OtakonBaltimore, MD / AUG 8-10

Steel City ConMonroeville, PA / AUG 8-10

Creator Owned ExpoFort Lauderdale, FL / AUG 9

Jim & Dan Promotions Comics & Toy Show!Miamisburg, OH / AUG 9

Pensacola Para ConPensacola, FL / AUG 9-10

Sukoshi Con BirminghamBirmingham, AL / AUG 9

Gen Con IndyIndianapolis, IN / AUG 14-17

Loncon 3London, England / AUG 14-18

Connecticut ComiCONNBridgeport, CT / AUG 15-17

Delta H ConHouston, TX / AUG 15-17

Virginia Beach ComiconHampton, VA / AUG 16-17

Springfield ComicConSpringfield, IL / AUG 17

X-TravaconLivonia, MI / AUG 17

Wizard World Chicago Comic ConRosemont, IL / AUG 21-24

InterventionRockville, MD / AUG 22-24

Shamrokon: The Dublin Eurocon 2014Dublin, Ireland / AUG 22-24 2014

Burg Comics Con 2014Harrisburg, IL / AUG 23

West Virginia Pop Culture ConventionMorgantown, WV / AUG 23-24

Raleigh Comic-ConRaleigh, NC / AUG 24

Fan Expo CanadaToronto, ON / AUG 28-31

Mephit FurmeetMemphis, TN / AUG 28-31

Saboten ConPhoenix, AZ / AUG 29-SEP 1

SacAnimeSacramento, CA / AUG 29-31

Dragon*ConAtlanta, GA / AUG 29-SEP 1

Des Moines Comic Book ConventionDes Moines, IA / AUG 30

National Book FestivalWashington, DC / AUG 30

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / AUG 31

Omaha Comic Book ConventionOmaha, NE / AUG 31

Virginia ComiconRichmond, VA / AUG 31

Gurnee Comics and Collectibles ShowGurnee, IL / AUG 31

 

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

ScareFestLexington, KY / SEP 12-14

Granite State ComiconManchester, NH / SEP 13-14

Madison Comic Book ConventionMadison, WI / SEP 13

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

Twin Cities ComiConventionMounds View, MN / SEP 14

Cincinnati Comic ExpoCincinnati, OH / SEP 19-21

Mothman FestivalPt. Pleasant, WV / SEP 20-21

Rose City Comic ConPortland, OR / SEP 20-21

QC Fun ConDavenport, IA / SEP 21

Anime Weekend AtlantaAtlanta, GA / SEP 26-28

Pittsburgh ComiconMonroeville, PA / SEP 26-28

Fort Wayne Comic Book ConventionFort Wayne, IN / SEP 27

Wildcat Comic ConWilliamsport, PA / SEP 27

Twin Cities ComiConventionChampaign/Urbana, IL / SEP 28

 

October 2014

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

AnimeUSAArlington, VA / OCT 3-5

CapclaveGaithersburg, MD / OCT 10-12

Kokomo-Con 2014Kokomi, IN / OCT 18

FantasticonMilwaukee, WI / OCT 24-26

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / OCT 26

HonorConRaleigh, NC / OCT 31-NOV 2

MetaConMinneapolis, MN / OCT 31-NOV 2

Wizard World Ohio Comic ConColumbus, OH / OCT 31-NOV 2

 

November 2014

BrickFair New JerseySomerset, NJ / NOV 1-2

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

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

Chicago TARDIS 2014Lombard, IL / NOV 28-30

 

December 2014

Steel City ConMonroeville, PA / DEC 5-7

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / DEC 28

 

January 2015

PokéconLouisville, KY / JAN 9-11

 

March 2015

Athens Anime AcademyMAR 7 / Athens, GA

 

August 2015

D23 Expo 2013Anaheim, CA / AUG 14-16 2015


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