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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.

December 2014

Steel City ConMonroeville, PA / DEC 5-7

Sukoshi Con PrimeBirmingham, AL / 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

Charlotte ComiconCharlotte, NC / DEC 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

Sac AnimeSacramento, CA / JAN 2-4

Sukoshi ConFt. Walton Beach, FL / JAN 3

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

Clandestine Comics ShowTimonium, MD / JAN 4

Albuquerque Comic ConAlbuquerque, NM / JAN 9-11

GAFilkAtlanta, GA / JAN 9-11

Illogicon IVCary, NC / JAN 9-11

PokéCon LouisvilleLouisville, 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

Anime Blues Winterfest RemixMemphis, TN / JAN 17

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

Clandestine Comics ShowLaurel, MD / FEB 1

Days of the DeadAtlanta, GA / FEB 6-8

OwlConHouston, TX / FEB 6-8

Wizard

Wizard World Madison Comic ConMadison, WI / FEB 6-8

Omaha Comic Book ConventionOmaha, NE / FEB 8

Capricon 35Wheeling, 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 2015National Harbor, MD / FEB 13-15

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

Wizard World Indianapolis Comic ConMadison, WI / FEB 13-15

Total ConfusionMansfield, MA / FEB 19-22

VisionconSpringfield, MO / FEB 20-22

Wizard World Cleveland Comic ConCleveland, OH / FEB 20-22

Middle Georgia Comic ConventionMacon, GA / FEB 21-22

PrezCon 2015Charlottesville, VA / FEB 23-MAR 1

AnachroConAtlanta, GA / FEB 27-MAR 1

Great Lakes Comic-ConWarren, MI / FEB 27-28

MystiConRoanoke, VA / FEB 27-MAR 1

Pensacon 2015Pensacola, FL / FEB 27-MAR 1

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

Queen City Comic ConCincinnati, OH / FEB 28

 

March 2015

Buckeye Comic ConColumbus, OH / MAR 1

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

Sac-ConSacramento, CA / MAR 1

Williamsburg Film FestivalWilliamsburg, VA / MAR 4-7

Gnome ConAtlanta, GA / MAR 6-8

Kawa KonSt. Louis, MO / MAR 6-8

Arcade ExpoLouisville, KY / MAR 6-8

Gnome ConAtlanta, GA / MAR 6-8

Bruce Campbell's Horror FestChicago, IL / MAR 6-8

Kawa KonSt. Louis, MO / MAR 6-8

Athens Anime AcademyMAR 7 / Athens, GA

South Bend Comic Book ConventionSouth Bend, IN / MAR 7

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / MAR 8

All-ConDallas, TX / MAR 12-15

A&G 8Cincinnati, OH / MAR 13-15

Madicon 24Harrisonburg, VA / MAR 13-15

Planet ComiconOverland Park, KS / MAR 13-15

Tennessee Game DaysNashville, TN / MAR 13-15

Wizard World Raleigh Comic ConRaleigh, NC / MAR 13-15

London Super Comic ConventionLondon, UK / MAR 14-15

Festival of the BookCharlottesville, VA / MAR 18-22

CoastCon 38Biloxi, MS / MAR 20-22

MidSouthCon 33Memphis, TN / MAR 20-22

Sukoshi Con AtlantaAtlanta, GA / MAR 20-22

SoKomics Expo 2015Bowling Green, KY / MAR 21

DanConOrland Park, IL / MAR 22

AggieCon 46College 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 50Bloomington, MN / APR 2-5

Anime BostonBoston, MA / APR 3-5

ConGlomerationLouisville, KY / APR 3-5

WonderConAnaheim, CA / APR 3-5

Furry Weekend AtlantaAtlanta, GA / APR 9-12

Middle East Film & Comic ConDubai, UAE / APR 9-11

221B ConAtlanta, GA / APR 10-12

JohnCon 2015Baltimore, MD / APR 10-12

MegaConOrlando, FL / APR 10-12

East Coast ComiconSecaucus, NJ / APR 11-12

Oz Comic ConPerth, Australia / JUN 27-28

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

JordanConRoswell, GA / APR 17-19

NashiConNashville, TN / APR 17-19

Windy City Pulp & Paper ConventionLombard, IL / APR 17-19

Big WOW! ComicFestSan Jose, CA / APR 18-19

Pocono Comic ExpoBartonsville, PA / APR 18

Oz Comic ConAdelaide, Australia / APR 18-19

Albany Comic ConAlbany, NY / APR 19

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

Florida Anime ExperienceOrlando, FL / APR 24-26

RavenConRichmond, VA / APR 24-26

Retro Mega Comic ConSavannah, GA / APR 24-26

Sabaku ConAlbuquerque, NM / APR 24-26

TreklantaAtlanta, GA / APR 24-26

Wizard World Las Vegas Comic ConLas Vegas, NV / APR 24-26

Chase ConSaratoga, NY / APR 25

Marble City ComiconKnoxville, TN / APR 25-26

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

 

May 2015

Destination AnimeUpper Grand Lagoon, FL / MAY 1-5

Texas Frightmare WeekendDallax, TX / MAY 1-3

Wizard World Minneapolis Comic ConMinneapolis, MN / MAY 1-3

BrickFair New EnglandManchester, NH / MAY 2-3

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / MAY 3

Wizard World Philadelphia Comic ConPhiladelphia, PA / MAY 7-10

ConStellation 6Lincoln, NE / MAY 8-10

Marcon 50Columbus, OH / MAY 8-10

Sukoshi Con Bowling GreenBowling Green, KY / MAY 8-10

Atlantic City Boardwalk ConAtlantic City, NJ / MAY 14-17

XCONMyrtle Beach, SC / MAY 14-17

East Coast Black Age of Comics ConventionPhiladelphia, PA / MAY 15-16

Motor City Comic ConNovi, MI / MAY 15-17

Sci-Fi Valley ConAltoona, PA / MAY 15-17

Spooky Empire Featuring Halloween ExtremeOrlando, FL / MAY 15-17

MSP ComiconSt. Paul, MN / MAY 16-17

AnimazementRaleigh, NC / MAY 22-24

Balticon 48Baltimore, MD / MAY 22-25

BayCon 2015Santa Clara, CA / MAY 22-25

ComicpaloozaHouston, TX / MAY 22-25

MediaWest*ConLansing, MI / MAY 22-25

MisConMissoula, MT / MAY 22-25

Mobicon XVIIIMobile, AL / MAY 22-24

Puerto Rico Comic ConSan Juan, PR / MAY 22-24

Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 4Kansas City, MO / MAY 22-24

TimeGateAtlanta, GA / MAY 22-24

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

Denver Comic ConDenver, CO / MAY 23-25

Space Coast Nerd FestMelbourne, FL / MAY 23-24

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

MomoConAtlanta, GA / MAY 28-31

Awesome Con DCWashington, DC / MAY 29-31

ConCarolinasCharlotte, NC / MAY 29-31

Dallas Comic ConIrving, TX / MAY 29-31

Fan Expo DallasDallas, TX / MAY 29-31

Wizard World Greenville Comic ConGreenville, SC / MAY 29-30

Lilac City ComiconSpokane, WA / MAY 30

Lake Effect Comic Book ConventionMentor, OH / MAY 31

 

June 2015

Anime ParadiseFt. Lauderdale, FL / JUN 5-7

Daytona Beach Comic ConventionDaytona Beach, FL / JUN 7

MetroConTampa, FL / JUN 11-14

Sci Fi Summer ConAtlanta, GA / JUN 12-14

Eternal ConGarden City, NY / JUN 13-14

Cosplacon 2015Jefferson City, MO / JUN 18-21

Anime Mid-Atlantic 14Chesapeake, VA / JUN 19-21

Heroes ConCharlotte, NC / JUN 19-21

Derby City Comic ConLouisville, KY / JUN 20-21

Ocala Comic ConOcala, FL / JUN 20-21

Florida SuperconMiami Beach, FL / JUN 25-29

SoonerCon 24Oklahoma City, OK / JUN 26-28

My Little Pony FairChicago, IL / JUN 27-28

Oz Comic ConMelbourne, Australia / JUN 27-28

Akron-Canton Comic ConAkron, OH / JUN 28

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / JUN 28

 

July 2015

Westercon 68San Diego, CA / JUL 2-5

Anime MidwestLisle/Naperville, IL / JUL 3-5

InConJunctionIndianapolis, IN / JUL 3-5

Louisville Anime WeekendLouisville, KY / JUL 3-5

Comic-Con International: San DiegoSan Diego, CA / JUL 8-12

Readercon 26Burlington, MA / JUL 9-12

Anime-zing!Davenport, IA / JUL 17-19

Con KasterborousMadison, AL / JUL 18-19

Confluence 2014Mars, PA / JUL 24-26

Diversicon 23St. Paul, MN / JUL 24-26

WyvaconWytheville, VA / JUL 25

Buckeye Comic ConColumbus, OH / JUL 26

9Pi-ConSpringfield/Enfield, CT / JUL 31-AUG 2

MegaplexKissimmee, FL / JUL 31-AUG 2

Wizard World Richmond Comic ConRichmond, VA / JUL 31-AUG 2

 

August 2015

Texas ComiconSan Antonio, TX / AUG 7-9

Anime Festival OrlandoOrlando, FL / AUG 14-16

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / August 30

 

September 2015

Sac AnimeSacramento, CA / SEP 4-6

Las Cruces Comic ConLas Cruces, NM / SEP 11-13

Florence Comic-ConFlorence, SC / SEP 12-13

Long Beach Comic ExpoLong Beach, CA / SEP 12-13

Oz Comic ConBrisbane, Australia / SEP 19-20

Oz Comic ConSydney, Australia / SEP 26-27

 

October 2015

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / OCT 25

 

November 2015

Campbell ConCampbell, CA / NOV 7

Buckeye Comic ConColumbus, OH / NOV 22

 

December 2015

Daytona Beach Comic ConventionDaytona Beach, FL / DEC 6

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / DEC 27


 

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