Catch the Wave

Comics, pop culture, and cosplay are heading to the heart of downtown Chicago! On March 22-24, 2019, Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) is taking place at the South Building at McCormick Place on 2301 South Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois.

Exciting media guests attending the show include Clark Gregg and Ming-Na Wen (Agents of SHIELD), David Tennant, Matt Smith, and John Barrowman (Doctor Who), Alicia Silverstone, Donald Faison, and Breckin Meyer (Clueless), Amy Jo Johnson (Power Rangers), Carolina Ravassa and Lucie Pohl (Overwatch), Christopher Sabat and Sean Schemmel (Dragon Ball Z), Colin Donnell (Arrow), E.G. Daily (The Powerpuff Girls), James Arnold Taylor (Star Wars: Clone Wars), Jennifer Hale (Mass Effect), Jim Cornette (WWE), John Francis Daley and Martin Starr (Freaks and Geeks), Leeanna Vamp (Cosplay Melee), Maurice Lamarche and Rob Paulsen (Pinky and the Brain), Nolan North (Uncharted), Paul Rudd (Ant-Man), Ralph Macchio and William Zabka (Karate Kid), Summer Glau (Firefly) and Tyler Hoechlin (Teen Wolf).

Comic guests attending the show include Aaron Kuder (Fantastic Four), Afua Richardson (Black Panther), Agnes Garbowska (DC Super Hero Girls), Alessandro Vitti (Red Lanterns), Alison Sampson (Hit Girl: No Man’s Land), Alé Garza (Infinity Warps), Barbara Nosenzo (The Ballad of Halo Jones), Barry Kitson (Amazing Spider-Man), Bill Amend (FoxTrot), Chris Campana (First World), Dan Parent (Archie Comics), Dennis Hopeless (Cloak & Dagger), Ed McGuinness (Avengers), Eve L. Ewing (Ironheart), George Pérez (New Teen Titans), Jai Nitz (Suicide Squad), Jason Fabok (Three Jokers), Kel McDonald (The Stone King), Kevin Nowlan (Doctor Strange), Marco Santucci (Mister No), Marv Wolfman (Crisis on Infinite Earths), Nicole Goux (Star Trek Waypoint), Robbie Thompson (Supernatural), Tana Ford (Silk), Todd Nauck (Young Justice), and William Sliney (Spider-Man 2099).

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 the C2E2 Game Lending Library, gamers can browse through shelves of tabletop and CCG games including Magic the Gathering, Pokémon, and more. Cosplay Central is the place to be for learning new techniques from well-known cosplayers and community groups. C2E2 will also feature the Championships of Cosplay, After Dark activities, The Loop, 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, $45 for Saturday, and $40 for Sunday. A full weekend pass for adults is available for $75, while a three-day kids pass is $20. Select VIP packages are currently still available. 

For more information on the upcoming con, or to purchase tickets, visit c2e2.com/Home.