Listed alphabetically below by State are comic book conventions across the United States. Scroll to the bottom of the list for international comic book shows around the world.
Amazing Arizona Comic Con Bringing comic culture at it’s finest to the American Southwest; this convention gathers creative minds from both comics and media.
Phoenix Comic Con This self-professed signature pop culture event of the Southwest again holds its rank amongst popular conventions with star-studded events and activities for comic and sci-fi fans from all over.
Alternative Press Expo Designed to interweave creative minds in the making, this convention is for those interested in what is behind the scenes of the comic industry and how to possibly get a foot in the door.
Big Wow! Comicfest Formerly known as “Super Con” this convention is a 2-day event to buy and sell comics, art, and anime.
Comic Con The oft heard of convention in San Diego, California, has exclusive interviews with creators of television, movies, book, and comic series before anyone else. A must have convention for the die-hard fan in everyone.
Condorcon A convention that doesn’t forget the ‘Science’ in Science Fiction by including panels and inviting guests who are physicists and educators as well actors, artists, and writers.
Fogcon San Francisco’s is a science fiction convention leaning more toward the literary side of the spectrum. Guests include scientists, writers, and artists, with interesting panels based on the convention’s yearly theme.
Gallifrey One America’s claim to the Doctor Who fandom, this Los Angeles based convention celebrates everything to do with Doctor Who and science fiction.
Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention This LA one-day show has a large dealer room selling modern and vintage collectibles of all kinds, as well as having special guests for panels and autographs.
The San Jose Super Toy & Comic Show Based in California, this convention has hard to find collectibles, actor and artist guests, as well as vintage collectibles of all kinds.
Weekend of Horrors A weekend of the wonders of all things that go bump in the night under the warm Los Angeles sun.
Wizard World Anaheim Comic Con This convention sponsored by Wizard World out in sunny Anaheim, CA, has events with artists from popular comics and media, as well as actors and writers from movies and television.
WonderCon One of the country’s top ranking comic conventions, hailing from San Francisco, it offers a full convention experience complete with famous guests, art sales, and costume contests.
Wizard World Connecticut Comic Con Finally the third of the Tri-state area gets it’s own Wizard World comic con. Connecticut’s own Wizard World event details have yet to be announced but will be posted with names from all over the comic and science fiction realms.
Mega Con Florida welcomes comic fans from all over with a star-studded convention for comic, anime, and science fiction lovers.
Spooky Empire May-Hem Stars and creators from your favorite classic horror films and television attend this convention in Orland, Florida to meet with their fans.
Tampa Bay Comic Con A show in sunny Tampa Bay for Comics, Artwork, Trading cards, and other collectibles.
Vulcan Events Florida’s fan-run convention for fans of science fiction and comics. With auctions, costume events, panels, and autograph sessions from the famous guests, this convention has been running for more than thirty years with great success.
Wizard World Miami Comic Con Another Wizard World finest, this convention based in Miami, FL, gives fans chances to meet famous actors, artists, and creators of popular movie, television, and comic series. Sci-fi fans in the area should check it out!
Anachrocon A science fiction convention in Atlanta, Georgia specializing in Steampunk costuming and vintage science fiction.
Atlanta Comic Convention Featuring guests from modern and past media, artists, and comic writers, this Wizard sponsored convention in Atlanta, GA.
DragonCon Bringing together the world of comics, movies, television, gaming, music, and more in Atlanta, Georgia.
Frolicon An adult themed science fiction convention on Easter weekend in Atlanta, GA.
Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con Atlanta, GA holds claim to this Wizard World convention. Famous names from all kinds of media, from comedies to horror and science fiction, to artists spanning local unknowns and great comic industry legends are just a few draws for attendance.
Capicons Comic Book and Pop Culture Con A one-day convention for buyers and sellers of vintage to modern comics, toys, memorabilia, posters, and more.
Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo Also known as C2E2 this Chicago based convention includes events and guests from all over the comic and science fiction media world. Collectible toys, anime, games, and movies are also in abundance.
Dancon With local artists and vendors from the Chicago Southland area, this convention is trying to bring a local comic con to the lower Chicago region.
Metropolis Super Con With film festivals, comic book artists, and other fantastic panel attendees, this convention in Chicago is for any fans interested in comics, science fiction, and scifi media.
Wizard World Chicago Comic Con With actors from horror and sci-fi films and television mingling with today’s best artists from the comic industry, this Chicago based Wizard World con is a must-see for fans in the Metropolis area.
Planet Comic Con A comic convention in Overland Park, Kansas, and is the largest pop culture and comic related event in the state.
Derby City Comic Con Louiseville, Kentucky’s comic convention with vendors to buy and sell, artists and writers from published comics in panels, and other media related events.
New Orleans Comic Con A comic convention filled with famous actors, fantastic panels, gaming, art to view and buy, as well as costuming photo ops.
Nola Comic-Con With a dealer room ranging from vintage comics to rare collectible toys and all in between, this New Orleans convention expands larger and larger each year.
Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con With a guaranteed star-studded event from the worlds of Sci-Fi, Comics, movies, television, and more, this New Orleans based convention sponsored by Wizard World is filled with everything a fan needs from panels and autographs to artist alleys and lush dealer rooms.
Comic Book and Non-Sports Card Show Maryland’s longest running convention for fans of comics, collectibles, and hard-to-find card collectibles from all over.
Arisia A convention proud of it’s ability to gather and mix fans of a variety of science fiction and comic genres, Arisia is completely fan run which means its highest priority is making sure all attendees enjoy themselves.
Boston Comic Con With events lush with famous artists and creators, this Boston, Maryland based convention is a must-have for fans of comics in the North East.
SuperMegaFest A combined convention of comics, art, and pop culture. With celebrities from movies, television, and music in attendance, great for autographs.
Wizard World New England Comic Con This Boston based convention has creators of famous comics, actors from Science fiction and horror films of both old and new, and artists from the comic industry.
Detroit Fanfare Proclaiming the right to bring the comic convention back to Detroit, the Detroit Fanfare comes bearing comics, toy collectibles, costumes, specialized art shows, and film festivals.
MCBA FallCon Comic Book Party This one-day convention is run by volunteers and is non-profit set up in the Midwest for buyers and sellers of comic books and other medias.
Clifton Monthly Comic Expo Similar to the event in East Hanover, this monthly convention is a must for comic fans in the Tristate area.
East Hanover Monthly Comic Book Expo Minutes from the Garden State Parkway, this convention has everything that a fan of comic books would want.
Wayne Toy, Sports, and Collectibles Show Held in Wayne, New Jersey, this convention features collectibles of all sorts –from action figures to movies to comics from the vintage Ages- features dealers from across the country.
Wizard World New Jersey Comic Con One of two new conventions in the Northeast, this New Jersey convention brought to you by Wizard World will boast it’s star studded guest list soon.
Albuquerque Comic Con New Mexico’s first convention brings the fun and events from the comic and film industry.
Albany Comic Con Upstate New York’s comic convention for those who don’t have access to the conventions within the city limits of the Tristate area.
Mike Carbo's New York Comic Book Marketplace Run by a man whose love of comics is guaranteed to make sure all attendees have a fantastic time. With panels of great artists and creators from the Comic publishing industry and opportunities for autographs, this convention is great for comic fans young and old.
New York Comic Con –With costumes, panels with guests from film, television, and the comic industry, this convention in the heart of New York City is always filled to the brim with attendees.
Wizard World Big Apple Comic Con New York City’s summer based convention; the star-studded guest list has artists from all over the comic industry, actors, creators, and more. Wizard World brings this convention to the Big Apple for fans of television, movies, and comics alike.
Wizard World Big Apple Spring Edition New York City’s own comic con brought to you by Wizard World; this convention features musicians, actors, artists and creators from popular and modern media such as comics, television, and film.
Charlotte Comic Con Touted as a family-friendly comic convention, this one-day con is great for local buyers and sellers in the North Carolina area.
Stellarcon High Point, North Carolina’s convention for anime, comics, and science fiction.
Cleveland Comic, Card, and Nostalgia Show Ohio’s longest running show, now 30 plus years into the business. Buy and sell comics, action figures, collectibles, and non-sports cards.
Millennicon Another literary-based science fiction convention that provides the Midwest with the best in fiction, art, technology, science, media, and costuming.
Wizard World Cincinnati Comic Con Details are still pending on this exciting Wizard World convention held in Cincinnati, Ohio but if it’s anything like the other wonders put on by Wizard World, there will be stars from all over the entertainment spectrum for fans to enjoy.
Wizard World Cleveland Comic Con Still waiting on announcements for this convention, Cleveland is another great convention on the list of Ohio’s great Wizard World productions.
Wizard World Mid-Ohio Comic Con Ohio’s best convention, this Wizard World created con has stars from all over the movie, television, and comic industries.
Stumptown A comic and art convention in Portland, Oregon, known for helping new and thriving artists get an extra foot in the door of the Comic Industry.
Horror Realm Spring Break Massacre & Zombie Gras Held in Pittsburg, PA this convention is lush with fan favorite films and panel events as well as a dealer room for all those interested in horror films, movies, and books.
Pittsburgh Comic Con Not only is this a great convention for comics, films, and costumes galore, this convention regularly donates to charitable organizations such as the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and the Make-a-wish-foundation.
Steel City Con One of the largest collectible toy shows in the US, this Pennsylvania convention boasts an over twenty-year run for comics, hard to find toy collectibles, and celebrity guests.
Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con Held Philadelphia, PA, this convention is a must for comic and sci-fi fans in the area. With stars from comic artists to sci-fi television and movie actors, autographs, sellers/buyers of collectibles, and more, this Wizard World con lives up to the city history.
Greenville Comic Book and Sports Card Show Greenville, South Carolina holds this convention for fans of all ages and collectors.
Chattacon In Chattanooga, TN this science fiction con has a bonus in the consuite where attendees can give donations to support American troops stationed overseas.
Geek Media Expo With famous guests and vendors from all over, this comic and gamer convention is a must-have for geeks all over.
Shadowcon Held in Memphis, TN, the convention boasts events of games, books, costuming, and art, as well as a great feast that sells out every year.
Wizard World Nashville Comic Con Tennessee is another in the list of TBAs brought to you by Wizard World. Though the Southeast should brace for a con of epic proportions with famous names from film and comics alike.
Comicpalooza With a goal to be the largest multi-format pop culture convention in the Southwest, comicpalooza is both a tradeshow for fans of comics, media, anime, and music, and also a showcase for people involved in the comic industry.
JMV Comic Book Show Texas has four different locations to buy, sell, and interact with writers and publishers with the comic industry.
Texas Comic Con The state’s highest attendee pop culture convention. Comics from all eras and video game contests are just a few of the panels and events to experience.
Texas Frightmare Weekend A horror convention for the Austin, TX area of the country.
Wizard World Austin Comic Con Stars from classic and modern sci-fi, horror, and comic artists from both Gold and modern era titles are in attendance at this convention held in Austin, TX by Wizard World.
Life, the Universe & Everything: The Marion K. "Doc" Smith Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy At Brigham Young University, this symposium specializes in examining science fiction and fantasy works in media, science and fiction.
Marscon Fans of science fiction, comics, and horror will want to attend this convention in Williamsburg, VA for the panels, events, and dealer room.
Ravencon Held in Richmond, Virginia, this convention specializes in science fiction, gaming, anime, costuming, and art.
VA Comic Con With exhibitions from all over the Eastern United States and comic publishers from across the country, the 2-day VA Comic Con is the place to go for any fan of comics from Golden Age to the Modern era.
Emerald City Comic Con Created in 2003 and held in Seattle, Washington, Emerald City Comic Con is a must-see for those living in the American Northwest for those with an interest in Comic books and pop culture.
Jet City Comic Show Another Northwest show for comic and art fans alike
Rustycon The first science-fiction/horror convention in the greater Seattle area.
Ad Astra Toronto’s own anime and science fiction convention, with panels and events ranging from costuming to books and other media.
Sci-Fi on the Rock After five successful years of attendees, guests, panels, and tons of vendors, this science fiction convention also has workshops and costume events.
Wizard World Central Canada Comic Con Wizard World brings to Canada a second con for fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, and comedy with guests, events, and more.
Wizard World Toronto Comic Con One of two Wizard World’s Canadian conventions, another star studded event ranging from actors from popular science fiction movies and television to artists of today’s comics to the occasional comedian.
Dortcon Held in Dortmund, Germany, this science fiction convention ranges from costuming to media and comics.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
MidEast Film and Comic Con The first and only comic and cult media convention located in Abu Dhabi.
British International Comic Show A convention for both the fans of comics and those hoping to be future professionals. With panels and interviews of artists and creators for attendees to enjoy, what is perhaps most unique about this convention is a portfolio review wherein new artists can be discovered by comic publishing giants.
Kapow Comic Con Located in London, England, this is the first comic convention located in the British metropolitan area. With events and panels relating to science fiction, comics, television, movies, and more.
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