Catch the Wave

Suit up Baltimore residents, Baltimore Comic-Con 2019 is just around the corner! The 20th annual convention is taking place on October 18-20, at the Inner Harbor’s Baltimore Convention Center on One West Pratt Street in Baltimore, Maryland.

In addition to on-site CGC-grading, this years confirmed guests for the show include Joel Adams (Savage Eve), Neal Adams (Detective Comics), Jeremy Bastian (Jim Hensons Labyrinth: Under The Spell), Cullen Bunn (Harrow County), Greg Burnham (Tuskegee Heirs), Buzz (Superman: Coming of the Supermen), Jim Calafiore (The Mike Wieringo Tellos Tribute), Howard Chaykin (Hey Kids! Comics!), Frank Cho (Harley Quinn), Amy Chu (KISS: The End), Katie Cook (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic), Steve Englehart (Doctor Strange), Garth Ennis (The Boys), Francesco Francavilla (Red Sonja and Vampirella Meet Betty and Veronica), Mitch Gerads (Mr. Miracle), Greg Hildebrandt (Old Man Logan), Matt Kindt (X-O Manowar), Tom King (Batman), Jim Lee (Batman: Hush), Jeff Lemire (Black Hammer), Bob McLeod (New Mutants), Mark Morales (Justice League), Dan Parent (Archie: The Married Life), Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo), Stuart Sayger (KISS: The End), Walter Simonson (Ragnarok), John K. Snyder III (Killers), Jim Steranko (Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD), Billy Tucci (Shi), Brian K. Vaughan (Paper Girls), Mark Waid (Avengers: No Road Home), Mark Wheatley (Songs of Giants: The Poetry of Pulp), Bob Wiacek (Iron Man), Matt Wieringo (Stargate Atlantis Gateways), Marv Wolfman (Raven: Daughter of Darkness), Thom Zahler (Star Trek: Waypoint Special 2019), and Mike Zeck (The Punisher). The full list of comic guests can be found on the show’s website. 

Along with the extensive comic guest list, most of which can be found in Artists Alley, the show will also feature the annual costume contest. Attendees can compete across a variety of categories to win amazing awards and prizes. Also returning to the show is The Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Award ceremony. 

The con is running Friday 1 PM to 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes are $25 for Friday, $35 for Saturday, and $30 for Sunday. A full weekend pass is $65 with VIP passes available for $165. 

For more information on the upcoming con, or to purchase tickets, visit baltimorecomiccon.com