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The 2015 Guide to ComiCons

For fans everywhere, here's a list of Comic Conventions being held throughout 2015. Check out this list and plan accordingly. Enjoy!


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January : Wizard World, Portland (23-24-25 Jan)

January : Wizard World, Portland (23-24-25 Jan)

Stephen Amell, Evan Peters, Karl Urban, Tyler Posey, Lena Headey, WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan®, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton and Bruce Campbell are among the hundreds of celebrities and industry professionals at the 2015 Wizard World Portland Comic Con, part of North America’s largest pop-culture touring expo, Jan. 23-25 at the Oregon Convention Center.



Also this month :

Dallas Comic Book Show (24-25 Jan) : Special comic guests including Rich Buckler, Joe Rubinstein, Mark Morales, James O'Barr, and Ben Dunn. Cosplay contest at 2 pm on Saturday with a $100 top prize.


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February : Long Beach Comic Expo, California (28 Feb & 1 Mar)

February : Long Beach Comic Expo, California (28 Feb & 1 Mar)

The Long Beach Comic Expo is 2/28 & 3/1! Comic Books, Cosplay, Action Figures, Anime & Manga, Gaming. Whatever your geek, they've got it.



Also, this month :

- Atlanta Comic Convention (1 Feb) : Over one million Comic Books, Toys, Star Wars, Doctor Who, Graphic Novels, 65 tables of the best dealers in the U.S. Special guests include Dean Motter, Keith Brooks, and Bob Burden.

- Wizard World Wisconsin (6-8 Feb) : Special guests include Ian Somerhalder, Rob Liefeld, William Shatner, Brett Dalton, Kristin Bauer, and Bruce Campbell.

- Wizard World Cleveland (20-22 Feb) : Special guests include Billy Boyd, Ian Somerhalder, Rob Liefeld, Michael Rowe, and Doug Jones.


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March : Planet Comicon, Kansas City (13-15 Mar)

March : Planet Comicon, Kansas City (13-15 Mar)

Kansas City's largest pop culture and comic book convention, Planet Comicon brings you guests like Karen Gillan, John Barrowman, Cary Elwes, Stephen Amell, Michael Rooker, Scott Wilson, J August Richards, and Sean Gunn, among others.



Also this month:

- All Con 2015, Dallas TX (12 Mar) : Special guests include Doug Jones, Cerina Vincent, Tim Lawrence, Neil Kaplan, and James Leary, among others.

- Wizard World, Louisville, KY (27-29 Mar) : Special guests include Bruce Campbell, Michael Golden, and Lou Ferrigno.


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April : Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (24-26 Apr)

April : Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (24-26 Apr)

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo - also known as C2E2 - is a convention spanning the latest and greatest from the worlds of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. Special guests include Stan Lee, David Finch, Amanda Conner, Bill Winningham, Dan Slott, Humberto Ramos, and Tim Seeley among others.



Also this month:

- Fan Expo Vancouver, Canada (3-5 Apr) : Meet your favourite celebrity or creator and shop for the hottest or most rare in comic books, graphic novels, manga, toys, t-shirts and more! Advance tickets available now.

- AmeChibi, Nottingham, UK (10-12 Apr) : AmeChibi brings all you expect from AmeCon but the smaller size means a cosier venue, with less of that pesky walking around! So a smaller event, still jam packed with awesome panels, parties and people awaits!

- East Coast ComiCon, NJ (11-12 Apr) : Special guests include Arthur Adams, Neal Adams, Simon Bisley, Frank Brunner, Rich Buckler, and Bob Camp, among others.

- Oz Comic Con, Adelaide, Australia (18-19 Apr) : Special guests include Amber Benson, Ben Browder, Agam Darshi, Dominic Keating, Andrew Constant, and Nicola Scott, among others.

- Bangor Comic & Toy Convention, ME (24-26 Apr) : Special guests include Billy Dee Williams, Doug Jones, Ernie Hudson, among others.

- Retro Mega Comic Con, Savannah, GA (24-26 Apr) : Retro Con is a pop culture and memorabilia show catering to anything considered “retro”, especially the 80′s! Transformers, Star Wars, GI Joe, Ghostbusters, He-man, classic video games, Horror Tattoo's Table Top Gaming etc.


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May : Phoenix Comicon, AZ (28-31 May)

May : Phoenix Comicon, AZ (28-31 May)

Phoenix Comicon 2015 will be May 28-31, 2015 at the Phoenix Convention Center, Hyatt Regency, Renaissance and Sheraton Downtown. Special guests include Summer Glau, Marv Wolfman, Jason Momoa, Paul Cornell, and Mike Zeck among others!



Also this month:

- Arkansas Art Pop Comic Expo 2015, Jonesboro, AR (2-3 May) : Special guests include comic artists like Lorenzo Lizana, Mitch Foust, Dean Zachary, John Lucas, and more!

- AniMinneapolis, Minneapolis, MN (8-10 May) : AniMinneapolis is an epic anime convention held annually in Minnesota. This three-day extravaganza of Japanese culture brings together thousands of anime fans for a fun-filled weekend of cosplay, guests, anime screenings, music, concerts, social events, and beyond.

- Puerto Rico ComicCon 2015, San Juan, Puerto Rico (22-24 May) : Special guests include Babs Tarr, Jason Momoa, Troy Baker, Nicole Marie Jean, and Whilce Portacio.

- Wizard World, St. Louis, MO (22-24 May) : Special guests include Robert Lord Taylor, Liam McIntyre, Elvira, Naomi Grossman, Ben Woolf, and more!

- Awesome Con, Washington, DC (29-31 May) : Special guests include Kevin Eastman, James Marsters, Dana Snyder, Michael Rosenbaum, among others.


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June : Florida SuperCon (25-28 Jun)

June : Florida SuperCon (25-28 Jun)

The LARGEST Comic Con in Miami, Florida Supercon is South Florida’s Comic Book, Anime, Animation, Video Game, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Pop Culture Convention. Florida Supercon takes place JUNE 25-28, 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Special guests include Ming-Na Wen, Jason Mewes, Mike Zeck, and Jim Shooter, among others.



Also, this month:

- MetroCon 2015, Tampa, FL (11-15 Jun) : The guest list includes Stephanie Sheh, Erica Mendez, Scott McNeil, Doug Smith, Amelie Belcher, and many more.

- SOPOCU Con 2015, Jackson, MS (27-28 Jun) : SOPOCU Con is a celebration of popular culture in the South. Their goal is for all of our guests, vendors, and artists to have ties to the South in some way. Guests include Dean Zachary, Roland Paris, John Lucas, and more.


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July : San Diego Comic-Con, CA (9-12 Jul)

July : San Diego Comic-Con, CA (9-12 Jul)

The biggest and the best, San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) is the show-stopper event of the year. Comic-Con has presented literally thousands of special guests at its conventions over the years, bringing comics creators, science fiction and fantasy authors, film and television directors, producers, and writers, and creators from all aspects of the popular arts together with their fans for a fun and often times candid discussion of various art forms.



Also, this month:

- Anime Midwest, Rosemont, IL (3-5 Jul) : Anime Midwest is considered by many attendees one of the best anime conventions ever, as every year grows with new events and better guests. Every year the convention highlights a Date Auction and Formal Ball to give fans a chance to meet and have fun, and then every night there tends to be an epic concert which has in the past included guests such as Steam Powered Giraffe. Each night ends with a rave dance featuring some of the best DJs from around the Midwest.

- Galacticon, Seattle, WA (31 Jul - 2 Aug) : Special guests include Jewel Staite, Gigi Edgley, Edward James Olmos, Ron Glass, Claudia Christian, and more.


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August : Auto Assembly, Birmingham, UK (21-23 Aug)

August : Auto Assembly, Birmingham, UK (21-23 Aug)

Auto Assembly is Europe's Largest Transformers Convention, taking place every August in Birmingham, established in 2000 and still going strong!



Also, this month:

- Texas ComiCon, San Antonio, TX (7-9 Aug) : Special guests include David Prowse, Robert Axelrod, Barbara Goodson and more!

- Gateway Geek Fest, St Louis, MO (28-30 Aug) : Featured guests are Mark Dodson, Michael Nicolosi, and Angus Oblong.


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September : Fan Expo, Toronto, Canada (3-6 Sep)

September : Fan Expo, Toronto, Canada (3-6 Sep)

FAN EXPO Canada™ boasts the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada, the third largest in North America. Karen Gillan has just been announced as a special guest this year, and is sure to be followed by a number of exciting names soon enough!



Also this month:

- Meta Con 2015, Minneapolis, MN (4-6 Sep) : Fans of comic books, sci-fi, Power Rangers, anime, Adventure Time, Homestuck, and any pop culture fit right in at Meta Con - which is a dizzying world of cosplaying, video gaming, anime, and more. Guests include Billy West, Lauren Tom, Jason Faunt, and more.

- DragonCon, Atlanta, GA (4-7 Sep) : Featured guests include Stephen Arnell, Paul Amos, Magda Apanowicz, John Barrowman, Felicia Day, Richard Harmon, and more!

- HawaiiCon 2015, Kohala Coast, HI (10-13 Sep) : The only convention in the world that you can hang on the beach with your favorite celebrities and cosplayers! The convention is capped at 1200 fans to keep the intimate vibe. Guests of honour are Teryl Rothery, Tony Amendola, Aaron Douglas, Bill Morrison, Trina Robbins, among others.

- Baltimore Comic-Con, Baltimore, MD (25-27 Sep) : The show features a vast selection of guests, costume contest, show exclusives, and more, and serves as host for the comic book industry's annual Harvey Awards Ceremony and Banquet. First guest announced is Terry Moore.


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October : Omega Expo, The Woodlands, TX (2-4 Oct)

October : Omega Expo, The Woodlands, TX (2-4 Oct)

Omega Expo will be the newest, and most original, Anime & Comic Book Expo of the 2015 Season.Their goal is to bring about the next evolution of Convention. Not only will they be providing most if not all of the events that you love the most from your favorite conventions of the past, but they will be upping the ante at every turn…


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November : Campbell Con 2015, Campbell, CA (7 Nov)

November : Campbell Con 2015, Campbell, CA (7 Nov)

Campbell Con 2015 has celebrity guests, artists, cosplay, comic books, toys, games, collectibles and more - a day of fun for the entire family! Special guests include Chris Marrinan, Omar Morales, Dominick Brascia, Robert Mukes, and Chris Edgerly.