On April 6-8, 2018, the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) is taking over the South Building at McCormick Place on 2301 South King Drive in Chicago, Illinois. Grab your closest friends and get ready for three days focused around comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga, and video games.
Media guests attending the show include Alan Tudyk (Rogue One), Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz, and Dominic Purcell (Legends of Tomorrow), Charlet Chung (Overwatch), Dave Bautisa and Pom Klementieff (Guardians of the Galaxy), Fred Tatasciore (Regular Show), Gina Torres (Firefly), Henry Rollins (Spoken Word), Jason Demarco (The Intruder II), Justin Hartley and Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us), Kari Wahlgren (Rick and Morty), Khary Payton and Lennie James (The Walking Dead), Laura Bailey (Avengers Assemble), Maki Terashima Furuta and Mitsuhisa Ishikawa (Ghost in the Shell), Mark Sheppard (Supernatural), Phil Lamarr and Susan Eisenberg (Justice League Unlimited), Ricky Whittle and Yetide Badaki (American Gods), Tom Kenny (Spongebob Squarepants), Vanessa Marshall (Star Wars Rebels) as well as notable cosplayers Riddle, Canvas Cosplay, and Yaya Han.
Comic guests attending the show include Aaron Lopresti (Wonder Woman), Adam Hughes (Catwoman), Alan Davis (Avengers), Allison Sohn (Betty and Veronica), Amy Mebberson (Pocket Princesses), Annie Wu (Hawkeye), Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night), Carlo Pagulayan (Incredible Hulk), Charles Soule (Astonishing X-Men), Chrissie Zullo (Josie and the Pussycats), Franco (Super Powers), Gene Ha (Top 10), Gerry Duggan (Deadpool), Humberto Ramos (Amazing Spider-Man), James Silvani (Darkwing Duck), Jayme Twins (The Darkroom Series), Jen Bartel (Jem and the Holograms), Jorge Molina (X-Men Blue), Katie Cook (My Little Pony), Ken Lashley (X-Men Gold), Magdalene Visaggio (Eternity Girl), Marc Laming (Planet Hulk), Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT), Robert Wilson IV (Bitch Planet), Stephen Segovia (Superwoman), and Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise).
Throughout the convention, C2E2 will have exciting events the whole family is sure to enjoy. Especially Family HQ, where kids can enjoy hands-on workshops, interactive classes and entertaining performances. In Cosplay Central, fans and cosplayers alike can learn new techniques, play fun games, see exciting demos and hear from well-known cosplayers and community groups. C2E2 will also feature a Manga Lending Library, a Charity Art Auction, Crown Championships of Cosplay, Cards Against Humanity Comedy Stage, After Dark activities and so much more.
The con is running Friday 10 AM to 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes are $30 for Friday, $40 for Saturday, and $35 for Sunday. A three-day pass for adults is $75, while a child three-day pass is available for $20.
For more information on the upcoming convention, or to purchase tickets, visit c2e2.com.