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 details. www.freecomicbookday.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.
May 12 Long Beach. Comic Con. Convention Center. Mad Event Management LLC. www.longbeachcomiccon.com
May 19-20 San Jose. Big Wow! ComicFest. Convention Center, 150 W. San Carlos St. SH: Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. A: $15-$25. www.bigwowcomicfest.com
May 13 Manchester. Comic, Coin & Sports Card Show. East Catholic High School, 115 New State Rd. SH: 9am-2pm. A: $.99. Natale. PH: 860-803-0810.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 20 Springfield. ComicCon. Route 66 Hotel & Conference Center, 625 E. Saint Joseph St. SH: 10am-4pm. A: Free. Alan. PH: 309-657-1599 or www.epguides.com/comics.
May 12 Elkhart. Comic Book Show & Avengers Day with Scott Rosema. Hall of Heroes Superhero Museum, 58005 County Road 105. SH: 10am-4pm. A: $2.50. PH: 574-293-0755 or www.hallofheroesmuseum.com.
May 19 South Bend. ComicCon. Comfort Suites, 52939 US 933. SH: 10am-4pm. A: Free. Alan. PH: 309-657-1599 or www.epguides.com/comics.
May 18-20 Novi. Motor City Comic Con. Rock Financial Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave. SH: Fri. 12noon-7pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Motor City Conventions, Michael Goldman, 33228 W. 12 Mile Rd., PMB #286, Farmington Hills, MI, 48334. PH: 248-426-8059.
May 19-20 St. Paul. MCBA Springcon Comic Book Celebration. Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Grandstand, 1265 Snelling Ave North. SH: 10am-5pm. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
May 12 Omaha. Show. Executive Inn & Suites, 3650 South 72nd Street. SH: 10am-4pm. A: Free. Alan. PH: 309-657-1599 or www.epguides.com/comics.
May 19-20 New York. Big Apple Comic Con. Penn Plaza Pavilion, 401 Seventh Ave. at 33rd St. Wizard World Conventions, 1010 Avenue of the Americas, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10018.
May 19 Morristown. Collectors Showcase Comic & Toy Convention. Best Western Plus, I-81 exit 8, 5435 South Davy Crockett Parkway. SH: 10am-4pm. A: $3. Collectors Showcase, 5618 Academy Drive, Morristown, TN, 37814. PH: 423-307-3848 or email@example.com.
May 20 Tysons Corner. Comic Book Show. Crowne Plaza, 1960 Chain Bridge Rd. SH: 10am-3:30pm. A: $3. T: 30. F: $65. Nick Shoff. PH: 301-990-4929.