The Chicago Comic Con is coming, as it always does, this August. So, you ask, what is it? Well…
Chicago Comic Con
To put it simply, the Chicago Comic Con is comic book convention. Put another way, it’s the Comic book convention, now known as Wizard World Chicago but still carrying the name it held for many many years. Over the years, the Chicago Comic Con has continued to enjoy a steady popularity growth among comic fanatics, lately reaching incredible heights. It’s now one of the largest shows in the world, drawing comic and pop culture fans from everywhere. Tens of thousands of comic fans conglomerate at the Chicago Comic Con convention, where pop and comic culture comes to life. Some of the reasons why fans attend Chicago Comic Con include:
Movies and Comics
Chicago Comic Con gives pop-culture fans an avenue to know more about comics and movies. There is nowhere else you will get to know more about comics, and have the palpable feeling of comic and movie mania, other than at the Chicago Comic Con. Media companies also benefit greatly from Chicago Comic Con. Movie studios and TV networks get a chance to highlight their merchandizes and developments to the comic and movie fans at the Chicago Comic Con. The upcoming Chicano Comic Con will be no different in keeping the movie and comic fire burning. The event will see comic enthusiast get a Guardian of the Galaxy #17 exclusive cover and get to know more about the upcoming movie Guardians of the Galaxy which is sure to be the big buzz all around the convention hall.
Pop Culture Celebrities
The upcoming Chicago Comic con will be hosting a string of well-known celebrities at the convention. WWE superstar John Cena, Actors Matt Smith and Karen Gillan are some of the popular celebrities gracing the Chicago Comic Con convention this year. This has always been the case with Chicago Comic Con; they have always given comic lovers a chance to meet and mingle with their favorite pop – culture celebrities. Pop Culture fans do actually enjoy taking pictures with their favorite celebrities plus the celebrities signing their autographs. Comic artists are usually found at the Artist’s Alley where they sell or do free sketches for their fans.
Comic enthusiasm and gaming passion have become almost synonymous. At Chicago Comic Con, gaming enthusiasts also get a chance to play games and learn more about their favorite games. The floor space offered by Chicago Comic Con offers a great arena for gaming vendors to display their merchandises and mingle with gaming fans at the Chicago Comic Con.
Comic collectable and art
If you are on your wits end on where to get comic arts, then Chicago Comic Con gives you all you need under one roof. The expansive floor space at the Chicago Comic Con offers space for vendors to exhibit their comic collectibles and arts.
If comic conventions are your thing, and if you’re at this site then that’s a pretty likely scenario, you may not want to miss this one. Coming August 21st-24th to the Donald E. Stevens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL (next to O’Hare international airport). Check out Wizard World’s site for more info!