The Chicago Land Comic Con - July 15th & 16th

2017-03-06 19:33:19

That’s right fans, Mighty Con is bringing an all new, all gigantic, and all affordable weekend long comic convention to Chicago! This July 15th and 16th, it's time to bring the whole family out to the Chicago Land Comic Con!  With an incredible 40,000 square feet of geeky goodness, the Chciago Land Comic Con will feature over 300 tables of artists, vendors, and special guests.  But we’re also bringing cash prize cosplay contests, video and table top gaming tournaments, and a whole weekend of fun!

When Is The Comic Book Show?

Mighty Con takes place Saturday July 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and July 16th from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where is the Comic Book Show?

Mighty Con's Chicago Land Comic Con takes place at the Max, located at 4750 Vernon St, McCook, IL 60525

How much is the Comic Book Show?

Adults are just $8 for a single day, or $12 for a weekend pass, and kids 12 and under are FREE.  But you don’t just get admission for that.  Every person who attends Mighty Con gets a free comic book at the door to get their day started off right.

Want to get in early?  If you order your pass online, you can get in at 9:30 a.m., a half hour ahead of everyone else!  Get first grab at all the best deals: click here to pre-order your passes!


After pre-ordering, you can pick up your passes the morning of the show.

Looking to Sell Your Collectibles Or Show Off Your Brand At Mighty Con?

Plenty of tables still available, so follow us on Facebook and/or email us at

for info on our next show and how to get you in!  We’re always looking for new artists and vendors, so come on out!

Click Here To Order Your Tables For The Milwaukee Comic Con, The Madison Comic Con, The Quad Cities Comic Con, or the Dupage Comic Con in Wheaton, IL



Balke Studios

Jeff Balke is an Award Winning Comic Book Colorist who has worked on more than 200 books, and has worked with companies such as Marvel, Image, Zenescope, and Storm King Productions.  Jeff has been nominated twice for the Eagle Awards for Best Comic Book Colorist, and won the Shel Dorf Award in 2011 for Colori...

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Charles Moisant

Frank Fosco

Penciler/inker who started off with Gary Carlson's independent comic book Megaton. In the pages of that anthology, as his first published comic work, it featured his very own creation, Ethrian. After that Ihe ghosted layouts for, “The Strangers” from Malibu comics. The Strangers gig led to some work as a fill in artist at DC. Frank is most nota...

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Guy Gilchrist

Guy Gilchrist, at the age of 24, was hand-selected to create Jim Henson’s Muppets Comic Strip that was printed worldwide in 660-plus newspapers daily from 1981 to 1986.  Throughout the years, he has set his hand to such notable cartoons as The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Looney Tunes, Tom & Jerry, Tiny Too...

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Phil Ortiz

Be sure to come and see Phil and have him draw, or "sketchanize" you, as you would appear if you were to be on an episode of the Simpsons. The cost is $70 for a full penciled, inked and professionally colored drawing, one that you will cherish your entire life. Be aware that there is sometimes a line to have this ...

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Philo Barnhart

Tom Cook

You have seen his work for decades and may have even passed him on the street and not recognized him... his name is Tom Cook. He began his career as an animator and director in 1978 at Hanna-Barbera Studios where he was hired to work as an assistant animator on Challenge of the SuperFriends, Godzilla, Scooby Doo, Smurfs, Pacman and the Flintstones....

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Andrew Taam

Andrew Taam is a Chicago based independent artist, and graduate from the International School of Comics in Chicago. He works mostly with watercolors to create illustrations with a Neon Noir style to them and an added bit of Pop Art to them. You can find more about his art at

Anthony Salinas


IS the wife of Sacha Felix of Cantinacustomz . Promoting a App that is designed by my team with free gifts to hand out. The app is fun and has great fun categories such as tv shows, Movies, super heroes and stores. A great way to see others who have similar interests and ideas.
Art of Dylan Owens

Dylan Owens is a Spray Paint artist from Beloit, WI who also likes to work with traditional styles in his art as well as his comics and focuses mainly on comic, movie, and anime inspired work.
Art of the Tinman

On the spot custom portraits, super detailed fan art, comics, toys, Pokemon loot; cosplay talk- Tinmans got you covered.
AttitoonZ ("Marty-Mar")

Eric "Marty-Mar" Martin is an aspiring professional cartoonist, cartooning & character design instructor, owner of AttitoonZ Ink., and the creator of the following cartoons/comics/children's books: COSMIC D.O.T.s, MARTIN'S MARTIANS, PLUSH, ATTACK RABBITS, THE GODFEATHER, SLENDERMAN IS MY FRIEND, BEE-VER, and TOM WADDLE.
Aubrey Downey

Aubrey Downey loves creating stories with her digital paintings. Drawing from personal interests, she crafts short tales of odd characters. Check out this QC based artist's funky fantastical illustrations.
BD3 Illustrations

Custom fan art, comics and hobby books
Becca Whitaker

Becca Whitaker is an illustrator/ pop culture junkie. She approves of William Shatner's singing career, adores Bettie Page, and admires Isaac Asimov's wit. She is a staff artist for Bachelor Pad Magazine. You can see more of her work on Facebook here: or on Instagram @whitaker.becca
Beyond Tomorrow Comics and Cards

Full service comic Store. Our in-store selection of comics , graphic novels, and figures and statues is one of the largest in Illinois. We are a Sideshow vendor, Funko specialty vendor and a CGC store. FREE pull and hold (subscription service ) with discounts available. In business since 1989. Check us out on Facebook @ Beyond Tomorrow Comics & Car...

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Cagey Comics

A new, creator owned publisher that brings you modern, macabre tales of the unsettling and supernatural.
Cartoon Deluxe

 Michael Bresnahan is the writer and artist of the Dim-Witted Darryl series published by Slave Labor Graphics. He has worked as a freelance illustrator creating art for magazines, CD covers, T-shirts, advertising and character design for animation. Michael will be joined at this event by artist Kaelee Shields. Click to read more
Chicago Creative Collaborators

We're Serving up Prints, Comics, Zines, Stickers and more from our diverse crew of talent!! Find something unique and different! Artists, ask us about Chicago Creative Collaborators, and how you can team up with other artists working together on cool projects and events!
Chris Gallevo Art

Chris Gallevo is an illustrator and painter from Chicago, IL. Inspired by comic books, music, movies, television and film his art reflects what he loves most about pop culture – creativity and humor. Chris will have prints and original art for sale as well as being available for general commissions and caricatures. Have him draw your favorite cha...

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Clay me Cuties and Tom Ryan Art

Clay Me Cuties is a Chicago based artist and crafter specializing in adorable polymer clay creations! Follow her instagram @clay_me_cuties Tom Ryan is a Chicago based caricature artist and illustrator, follow him at @tryanart
CN Factory


At CNfactory we make art that celebrates our love for the city of Chicago and all things geeky. Our screen prints are a mash-up of Chicago iconography and pop culture.
David's Staple Art

Original Staple Art pieces, artwork created through the use of custom colored staples. All pictures are created with a manual stapler and freehanded. All artwork pieces are original, no prints.

Dust Bunny Mafia

In the quiet city of Fairview, in the shadows between the glows of the streetlights, lives an infestation of career criminals and their respective mobster families. The Dust Bunny Mafia Comic details the inner workings of this lovable but dangerous dust bunny crew, created by Bret Juliano.
Echo Jewelry + Gifts

Echo Jewelry + Gifts offers handmade, geek- and fandom-inspired glass dome pendants, hand-stamped metal jewelry, key chains, glitter bottle treasures and hand-crafted gifts for all occasions. Owner and artist Caroline Francis founded Echo in 2014, and loves celebrating her fandoms (especially all things Whedon-verse) through crafting and creating. ...

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Eliza is an Artist and Crafter from the Chicagoland area. Handmade masks, geeky headbands, watercolor and digital art and all kinds of other unique handmade items.

Epyon5 hails from the Midwest. Originally trained in the fine art of Renaissance style realism, e5 has shifted his focus to the more immediate and gratifying medium of stencils and spray paint. Although his subject matter is familiar and contemporary, Epyon5 tries to infuse elements of classical design into his current works; thereby still retainin...

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GOMEZ studios


jason essex @ angel e. perez

we are 2 artists with 2 different styles both push the imagination
Jewell Walton Art

Creator of High Quality Original Art Prints and Sketchbooks featuring some of the most Exciting Pop Icons of our Time. See more at and jewellwaltonart on facebook.
Katrina Catizone

Katrina Catizone grew up on the mean streets of Gary, IN but now resides in East Central IL as a full-time artist. She is self-taught and specializes in photo-realistic and hyper-realistic charcoal portraits. Katrina enjoys challenging herself by rendering rich textures, such as facial creases, textile fibers, hair, and metallic armor with her trus...

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Kingdom Comics

Kingdom Comics publishes faith-based comic books for all ages. All stories contain original characters and original styorylines from artists all over the world. Comic titles include; The Anointed 7, Quiver, and Kingdom Comics Presents.
Max Bare

Max lives in Chicago, makes his own comics and makes comics with friends. "Scally-Ho!" is his newest adventure series for explorers of all ages, kiddo to even old geezer, written and created by children's writer/illustrator Alex Willan, art by Max. Other titles include "Mystery Afoot" for LowCarbComedy, "Sour Milk" and "Galaxy Hero" for Revolution ...

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Megan Mackie Books

Independent Chicago based author, Megan Mackie, author of The Finder of the Lucky Devil. Rune Leveau, a young woman with a magical Talent for Finding things, is trying to keep her bar, The Lucky Devil, from being foreclosed. To save her bar, Rune decides to do some Finding gigs to earn extra money. Then a cyber-augmented corporate spy comes to ask ...

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Monster City

Monster City is a horror-noir graphic novel series written by Timothy Compton and Aaron Nicholson.
Murderous Automaton, Inc.

From the world of tomorrow comes the artwork of Murderous Automaton, Inc.! Thrill as giant robots crush cities underfoot! Marvel at fan art of your favorite ‘80s characters! Reel in astonishment as you read the original comic “The Revival”! BE AMAZED!!!
Oh! Oozi

Oh! Oozi (aka Jacob Elijah) Is an artist driven by creating unique art projects with a focus on twisting the common conventions of cartoons, childhood memories and pop culture in fun and ridiculously dark ways. He specializes in illustration and making things weird. You can find his Prints, twisted greeting cards, and books on https://www.puppygren...

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Owl Post Greetings

Handmade greeting cards, vinyl decals, bookmarks, magnets, fairy lanterns and other gifts inspired by sci-fi and fantasy.
Paul Alan

"The way Paul Alan interweave's technology in his writing is particularly brilliant. I think Rebel Lexis is ground breaking stuff on so many points...Jason has a sort of anti-hero feel to him. He's a survivor." - Writer, Kelechi Agu. At Paul Alan's table are signed books, art,
Paul Axel

Paul Axel is the creator and writer of Rotten Roots, a historical fiction crime drama set on Cape Cod. Paul has also written for Alterna and Stache Comics. He is excited to share his critically-acclaimed work at the first-ever Chicago Land Comic Con!
Penny Lane Collectibles

Pinwheel Press

Rafael Nieves


Skitter is a humorous online comic strip about a bunch of mischeivous bugs and a girl named Luna.
Steve Palenica

Steve Palenica is a fantasy illustrator that has worked on numerous projects for companies such as Atlas Games, Michael Publishing and National Geographic.


1MoreRound Entertainment

1MoreRound Entertainment is an independent publisher created by two long-time best friends RJ Reyes and Mario Colao and is the Umbrella which represents all of their projects including: Evolusion - the comic series and I've said it all before.
Alien Entertainment/Logan Arch

Alien Entertainment: Pop culture, collectibles store located in the western 'burbs. We are your one stop shop for new and vintage toys, apparel, posters, games, and knick-knacks of the nerdy variety. We have a specialty of all things Doctor Who - running along with our parent store. Every November, we hold the Midwest's largest D...

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Anderson Collectibles

Comics for all ages. Buy, sell, and trade. Graded and raw books from the Golden age through today.
Armory Quest

Specializing in high qaulity foam weapons and masks.
Cardz Xtcetera/ ChaosArt666

We are a Anime, Manga, and collectible vendor.
Comic Wreck

Comic Wreck has 100's of Posters & Prints - TV (including Dr. Who, Torchwood, Red Dwarf & Walking Dead), Movies (including Golden Oldies like Universal Monsters), Comic Art,Anime/Manga, Video Games and Toys, and JPS-Just Plain Strange -in addition to a wide & weird collection of manga (we BUY AND TRADE), comics and nostalgia - related merchandise.
Correa Collectables

We sell action figures both loose and M.O.C. We accept cash, Chase QuickPay and PayPal. No checks accepted. No returns.
Damian Valentine

Star Wars Items - Great and Small Star Wars figures - 3.75 & 6 inch Carded and Loose Star Wars Die Cast vehicles Star Wars FX Lightsabers will be onsite Master Replicas Star Wars miniture sabers Marvel Legends Carded and Loose Battlestar Galactica items (Characters or Die Cast) Halo - 6 inch Figures & Mega Blocks Babylon 5 - Figures + ca...

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Deviant Apple Illustrations

Original art to meet all of your geeky needs.
DMEN Designs

EMT Toys

I carry Vintage toys and Board Games from the 70's 80's and 90's. I also carry Funko pops, Movies, and Video Games.
Ever After Graphics

Ever After is a comic illustration company based out of Madison Wisconsin with various styles of illustrations including pencilled, colors and inked works ranging from mainstream comic to anime styles as well as some hand crafted items such as beads and bracelets.
First Impression Comic Pressing and comics

Local Chicago area comic pressing and dry cleaning company. Bring out your books for a free evaluation and consultation. I will also have comics graded and ungraded for sale.
Gaming Goat DeKalb

Gaming Goat stores offer a large selection of Board Games and Trading Cards at lower prices than you'll find anywhere else! Our stores provide a comfortable accommodating environment for those already familiar with gaming while remaining unintimidating and approachable to everyone uninitiated from elementary school students to their grandparents. O...

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Geek Inc Comics

We sell comics!
Geekery Gal

More information about Geekery Gal coming soon!

Grim Comics and Games LLC

Silver to Current, slabbed and raw, all you favorites
I Sew Made This


J.TheCollector - Toys, Comic Books, Video Games and Collectibles
Kens collectibles

Kens collectibles, marvel legends, transformers and funko pops
Matt Rybarczyk Comics

Miller's Toy Box

Miller's Toy Box specializes in Lego sets, new and used, and minifigures in many themes. Some of those are Star Wars, Friends, City, Harry Potter and Super Heroes. We also carry other toys and have a ever changing inventory. If you are looking for something special we will be able to find it for you at a great price for everyone. Please follow us o...

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My Comics and Collectibles

My Comics and Collectibles - We sell many types of collectibles including Funko Pops, Legos, Action Figures, Toys and Comic Books. We accept credit cards through PayPal.
Oak Leaf Collectibles

At Oak Leaf Collectibles, we carry a large selection of Pop Culture items (Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Wizard of Oz, Betty Boop, and John Wayne). Comic Books, Back Issues, Trade Paper Backs and Graphic Novels, Super Hero Action Figures, Statues, Games and Gaming, Toys, Barbie and other dolls, Celebrity dolls, T Shirts, Aromatic Candles, Gears of war and...

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Oscar Quezada

I sell collectibles
Personal collection

I have been collecting comic books for over 40 years. Today I will be selling over 200,000 vintage comic books. I have many complete sets within my collection.
Pulp Culture Comics


Que-lectibles is a family owned business that deals in action figures, comics, trading cards and fantasy games.
Sinclair Comics And Collectibles

Sinclair Comics And Collectibles will have tons of $2 back issues, high end key issues, action figures and movie posters available for sale!
Sur Le Feu Handbags & Accessories

From geek to chic, Sur Le Feu offers handbags and accessories for the fun at heart, all handmade by Kristine Fachet. With purses, wallets, t-shirts, messenger bags, and more, there's something for everyone. Pick up one in your favorite fandom and let your geek flag fly!
UnMinka Tails

MLP Hats, Tails, and Wings Perler Bead work from different fandoms Custom pieces