A longer version of CBG‘s Convention Calendar appears monthly in the magazine and listings for the next few weeks of shows appear here. Check with convention organizers for any last-minute changes if you’re traveling any great distance to the show. Also, check with organizers for additional information on features of a given show.
Convention organizers: Convention listings are free and can be e-mailed to this link or faxed to (715) 445-4087. Please indicate the publication(s) the show should be listed in in the subject line of the e-mail or on the fax.
May 5. Everywhere. Free Comic Book Day. Check with your local retailer for special events in your area. www.fcbd.com.
Every Wed. and Sat. City Of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show. 19649 San Jose Ave. SH: 9am-5pm. A: Free. T: 250. Johnny, 19649 San Jose Ave., City of Industry, CA, 91748. PH: 909-444-7955.
May 6 Los Angeles. Comic Book & Science Fiction Conv. Shrine Aud. Expo Ctr., 700 W. 32nd St. SH: 10am-5pm. A: $8., 5 & under free. PH: 818-954-8432 or email@example.com.
Apr 29 Newark. Sports Card, Comic Book & Collectible Show. Aetna Fire Hall, 400 Ogletown Rd. SH: 10am-3pm. A: $2., 12 & under free. T: 50. PH: 302-983-2636 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apr 29 Daytona Beach. Daytona Beach Comic & Toy Show. Holiday Inn & Suites, 930 N. Atlantic Ave. (A1A). SH: 10am-5pm. A: Free. T: 30. PH: 386-760-0555 or email@example.com.
Apr 27-29 Lombard. Windy City Pulp and Paperback Convention. Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, 70 Yorktown Shopping Center. SH: Fri.-Sat. 9am-12am, Sun. 9am-4pm. A: $15-$35. T: 140. F: $80-$90. Doug Ellis. firstname.lastname@example.org
May 6 Chicago. Toys, Comics & Statues Convention. Holiday Inn of Midway Airport, 6624 South Cicero. SH: 8am-3pm. A: $8. Leo Guerrero. PH: 773-242-0041 or email@example.com.
Apr 29 Indianapolis. Comic Book Show. Ramada Inn, 6990 E. 21st St. SH: 9:30am-3:30pm. A: $4. T: 60. Andy Holzman. PH: 317-824-9602 or www.epguides.com/comics.
Apr 21-22 Boston. Boston Comic Con. Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St. firstname.lastname@example.org
Apr 22 Livonia. X-trava Con. Knights of Columbus Hall, 19801 Farmington Rd. SH: 10am-4pm. Motor City Conventions, Michael Goldman, 33228 W. 12 Mile Rd., PMB #286, Farmington Hills, MI, 48334. PH: 248-426-8059.
May 4-6 Columbia. DoDeca-Con. Kemper Arena, 1270 E Boone Industrial Blvd. SH: Fri. 12noon-12am, Sat. 7am-12am, Sun. 8am-8pm. Indy Comic Creators Worldwide, Randy Taylor. email@example.com
Apr 28 Manahawkin. Atomicon XXVI Comics Expo. Holiday Inn, 151 Rt. 72 E. SH: 10am-4pm. A: $2. T: 25. F: $40. Surf Pirates Prodcutions, Box 237, Calvin, PA, 16622. PH: 814-386-2373 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apr 28-29 Charlotte. Toy, Hobby, Sportscard & NASCAR Show. Metrolina Expo Ctr., I-77 N, Exit 16A. SH: Sat. 9am-4pm, Sun. 10am-4pm. A: $5-$7. T: 175. Inside Pitch Promotions, Wes Starkey. PH: 540-593-3736 or email@example.com.
Apr 29 Raleigh. Comic Book Show. Holiday Inn Crabtree, 4100 Glenwood Ave. SH: 10am-4pm. A: Free. Lyn Anderson, PO Box 99201, Raleigh, NC, 27624. PH: 919-844-1758.
Apr 21-22 Columbus. Small Press & Alternative Comics Expo (SPACE). Ramada Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, 4900 Sinclair Rd. SH: Sat. 10am-6pm. A: $5.-$8. www.backporchcomics.com
Apr 20-22 Monroeville. Pittsburgh Comicon. Convention Center, 209 Mall Blvd. Comics World, 1002 Graham Ave., Windber, PA, 15963. PH: 814-467-4116 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apr 29 Essington-Philadelphia. Comic Con. Ramada Airport, 76 Industrial Hwy. SH: 10am-4pm. A: $3. F: $70. Derek Woywood. PH: 856-217-5737 or email@example.com.
Apr 28 Oak Creek. Milwaukee Comic Book Convention. Classic Lanes, 7501 S. Howell Ave. SH: 10am-4pm. A: Free. Alan. PH: 309-657-1599 or www.epguides.com/comics.