Convention Calendar

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

August 2018

Gen Con LLC - Indianapolis, IN / AUG 2-5

Central Pennsylvania’s Collector Con - Camp Hill, PA / AUG 3-5

Megaplex - Orlando, FL / AUG 3-5 

Otakuthon - Montreal, QC / AUG 3-5

Tampa Bay Comic Con - Tampa Bay, FL / AUG 3-5

ToshoCon - Jordan, UT / AUG 3-4

Ama-Con - Amarilla, TX / AUG 4-5

Bell County Comic Con - Belton, TX / AUG 4-5

BrickFair Virginia - Chantilly, VA / AUG 4-5

Get Your Geek Con - Norfolk, VA / AUG 4

Jim & Dan Promotions Comic & Toy Show - Dayton, OH / AUG 5

Boston Comic Con - Boston, MA / AUG 10-12

Otakon - Washington, DC / AUG 10-12

OzCon InternationalPomona, CA / AUG 10-12

Kid KonPasadena, CA / AUG 11

Rah-Con - Rahway, NJ / AUG 11

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / AUG 12

AnimeFest - Dallas, TX / AUG 17-20

Liberty City Anime Con - New York, NY / AUG 17-19

Potterverse - Rockville, MD / AUG 17-19

Terrificon - Uncasville, CT / AUG 17-19

Burg Comics Con - Harrisburg, IL / AUG 18 

Dover Comic Con - Dover, DE / AUG 18

Jersey Show Comic Book Show - Toms River, NJ / AUG 19

Neo Comic Con - Olmsted, OH / AUG 19 

Toronto Comic Book Show - Toronto, ON / AUG 19

Wizard World Chicago - Chicago, IL / AUG 23-26

Matsuricon - Columbus, OH / AUG 24-26

Fort Collins Comic Con - Fort Collins, CO / AUG 25-26

Lehigh Valley Comic Con - Schnecksville, PA / AUG 25

Raleigh Comic Book Show - Raleigh, NC / AUG 26

Victoria Comic Book Expo - Victoria, BC / AUG 26

Dragoncon - Atlanta, GA / AUG 30 - SEP 3

Fan Expo CanadaToronto, ON / AUG 30-SEP 2

ReaperCon - Denton, TX / AUG 30-SEP2

Mephit Fur Meet - Memphis, TN / AUG 31-SEP 2

Meta Con - Minneapolis, MN / AUG 31-SEP 2

Saboten Con - Phoenix, AZ / AUG 31-SEP 3


September 2018

Salt Lake Comic ConSalt Lake City, UT / SEP 6-8

Rose City Comic Con - Portland, OR / SEP 7-9

Space Coast Comic Con - Cocoa, FL / SEP 7-9

Animara Con - Sherbrooke, QC / SEP 8-9

Granite State Comic Con - Manchester, NH / SEP 8-9

Long Beach Comic Con - Long Beach, CA / SEP 8-9

Otakupalooza - Regina, SK / SEP 8-9

Saskatchewan Entertainment Expo - Saskatoon, SK / SEP 8-9

Bordentown Comic Book Show - Bordentown, NJ / SEP 9 

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / SEP 9

Power Comicon - Florence, SC / SEP 9

HawaiiCon - Waimea, HI / SEP 13-16

Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention - Hunt Valley, MD / SEP 13-15

Cincinnati Comic Expo - Cincinnati, OH / SEP 14-16

Fandemic Tour - Houston, TX / SEP 14-16

J1-Con - Atlantic City, NJ / SEP 14-16

Scarefest - Lexington, KY / SEP 14-16

California Republic Comic Con - Merced, CA / SEP 15

Comic Con BalticsVilnius, Lithuania / SEP 15-16

Mothman Festival - Point Pleasant, WV / SEP 15-16

Monroe Comic-Con - Monroe, MI / SEP 15

TopCon - Topeka, KS / SEP 15-16

Vermont Comic Con - Barre, VT / SEP 15-16

YCC Cosplay BallSheffield, UK / SEP 16

Anime Weekend Atlanta - Atlanta, GA / SEP 20-23

Anime Fargo - Fargo, ND / SEP 21-23

Camp Anime - Woodstock Valley, CT / SEP 21-23

FenCon XV - Irving, TX / SEP 21-23

MegaCon Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay, FL / SEP 21-23

Ramencon - South Bend, IN / SEP 21-23

Wizard World Madison - Madison, WI / SEP 21-23

Forest City ComiconLondon, ON / SEP 22

MCM Scotland Comic Con - Glasgow, Scotland / SEP 22-23

Oz Comic Con - Brisbane, Australia / SEP 22-23

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus - Columbus, OH / SEP 27-30

Atlanti-Con - Corner Brook, NL / SEP 28-30

Baltimore Comic Con - Baltimore, MD / SEP 28-30

Kraken Con - Oakland, CA / SEP 28-30

BrickFair New Jersey - Edison, NJ / SEP 29-30

Great Lakes "Half-Way to" Comic Con - Madison Heights, MI / SEP 29

OZ Comic Con - Sydney, Australia / SEP 29-30

South Side Comic Book Show - Alsip, IL / SEP 29

Toronto Comic Book Show - Toronto, ON / SEP 30


October 2018

New York Comic Con - New York, NY / OCT 4-7

ContinuumRomulus, MI / OCT 5-7

Realms Con - Corpus Christi / OCT 5-7

Cleveland Comic, Card & Nostalgia Show - Westlake, OH / OCT 7 

Nyancon - Kirtland, OH / OCT 7

Fur Reality - Cincinnati, OH / OCT 11-14

Archcon - Collinsville, IL / OCT 12-14

VCON 42 - Surrey, BC / OCT 12-14

Retro Con - Oaks, PA / OCT 13-14

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / OCT 14

Anime Banzai - Layton, UT / OCT 19-21

Dallas Fan Days - Irving, TX / OCT 19-21

Necronomicon - Tampa, FL / OCT 19-21

ValleyCon - Fargo, ND / OCT 19-21

Afro Comic Con - Emeryville, CA / OCT 20-21 

Fayetteville ComicCon - Fayetteville, NC / OCT 20-21 

Memphis Comic Expo - Memphis, TN / OCT 20-21

WasabiCon - Jacksonville, FL / OCT 20-21

Nittany Con - State College, PA / OCT 21

Alamo City Comic Con - San Antonio, TX / OCT 26-28

Kumoricon - Portland. OR / OCT 26-28

TFcon - Chicago, IL / OCT 26-28

Wizard World Oklahoma City - Oklahoma City, Ok / OCT 26-28

GeekGirlCon - Seattle, WA / OCT 27-28

Pacific Media Expo - Glendale, CA / OCT 27-28

Rai Con - Glasgow, Scotland / OCT 27 

Richmond Comicon - Richmond, VA / OCT 27-28

YCC Gamers Gathering - Barnsley, UK / OCT 27


November 2018

Youmacon - Detroit, MI / NOV 1-4

Banzaicon - Columbia, SC / NOV 2-4

NekoCon - Hampton, VA / NOV 2-4

Rhode Island Comic Con - Providence, RI / NOV 2-4

ShadoConTampa, FL / NOV 2-4

Emerald Coast Con - Fort Walton Beach, FL / NOV 3-4

Jet City Comic Show - Tacoma, WA / NOV 3-4

New York City Horror-Fi - New York, NY / NOV 3-4

Rocket City NerdCon - Huntsville, AL / NOV 3-4

Thy Geekdom Con - Claymont, DE / NOV 3-4

WaxaconWaxahachie, TX / NOV 3-4

Clandestine Comics Show - Laurel, MD / NOV 4 

Gamer Comic Expo -  Miami, FL / NOV 9-12

Grand Rapids Comic Con - Grand Rapids, MI / NOV 9-11

NC Comicon: Bull City - Durham, NC / NOV 9-11

TusCon 45 - Tuscon, AZ / NOV 9-11

Asheville Comic Expo - Asheville, NC / NOV 10

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / NOV 11

Manahawkin Comic Book Show - Manahawkin, NJ / NOV 11

Scranton Comic Con - Scranton, PA / NOV 11

Anime NYC - New York, NY / NOV 16-18

Daisho Con - Wisconsin Dells, WI / NOV 16-18

Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention - Memphis, TN / NOV 16-18

Philcon - Cherry Hill, NJ / NOV 16-18

Buckeye Comic Con - Columbus, OH / NOV 18

Chessiecon - Timonium, MD / NOV 23-25

Chicago TARDIS - Lombard, IL / NOV 23-25

Chicago Pop Culture Con - St. Charles, IL / NOV 24-25

Toronto Comic Book Show - Toronto, ON / NOV 25

YCC Geeky Christmas Market - Sheffield, UK / NOV 25

AtomaCon - Noreth Charleston, SC / NOV 30- DEC 2


December 2018

Heroes and Villians Fan Fest San Jose - San Jose, CA / DEC 1-2

New York Winter Con - New York, NY / DEC 1-2

Central City Comic Con: The Bizarre Bazaar - Selah, WA / DEC 2

Jim & Dan Comic & Toy Show - Dayton, OH / DEC 2

Victoria Comic Book Expo - Victoria, BC / DEC 2

Great Lakes Comic Expo - Madison Heights, MI / DEC 8

Ocean City Comic Con - Ocean City, MD / DEC 8

VA Comicon Holiday Show - Richmond, VA / DEC 8 

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / DEC 9

Raleigh Comic Book Show - Raleigh, NC / DEC 9

Holiday Matsuri - Orlando, FL / DEC 14-16


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