September 5, 2018Guests Include Chiara Bautista, Amanda Conner, Joe Eisma, Fabian Nicieza, James OBarr, Jimmy Palmiotti, Angi Viper and Timothy Zahn
We excited to announce our initial guests for Comic Con Revolution Chicago (CCR CHI). The inaugural show will take place June 1st & 2nd 2019 at The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Tickets go on sale today, Wednesday, September 5th, 2018.
Comic Con Revolution Chicago is bringing some of the most talented comic book creators, artists, authors and more to create a one-of-a-kind event.To complete your Revolution experience, we are offering attendees exclusive programming and an exhibit hall filled with comic dealers, collectibles, toys and so much more.
Guests scheduled to appear include Chiara Bautista (Fine Artist), Amanda Conner (Harley Quinn), Joe Eisma (Archie), Fabian Nicieza (Deadpool), James OBarr (The Crow), Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn), author Timothy Zahn (Heir to the Empire) and rounding out the initial list is professional cosplayer Angi Viper, who will be cosplaying Comic Con Revolution's original heroine, Jetpack Jules. Additional guest announcements will follow in the coming months as we continue to build a unique comics-focused convention experience for all Chicagoland fans.
"I've been going to cons in Rosemont for more than 15 years, so bringing our brand of comic con to the people of Chicago is very special to me, said Atomic Crush Events Co-owner and founder Mike Scigliano. Chicago is one of the biggest comic book towns there is, so it is really satisfying to build an event that I feel it truly deserves.
Order your tickets to Comic Con Revolution today. Early bird pricing will be available until December 31, 2018. Early bird pricing is as follows: Adult weekend tickets are $40, Teen weekend tickets (13-17) are $30, Adult Saturday tickets are $25, Teen Saturday tickets (13-17) are $18.75, Adult Sunday tickets are $20 and Teen Sunday tickets (13-17) are $15. As always, kids aged 12 & under are free with the purchase of an adult ticket. Tickets purchased at the door will be $5 more per ticket. In addition to the savings, advanced ticket holders will receive a limited edition art print, as well as being able to enter the exhibit floor an hour early each day.
Advanced purchased tickets can be shipped directly to you, or will be available for on-site pick up Friday, May 31st, 2019 before CCR CHI begins. Tickets can also still be picked up either show day.
June 5, 2018The Revolution GROWS!
Ontario Show Year 2 Brings in 7,489 Attendees!
Inaugural Event To Launch At The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois June 1st & 2nd
West Palm Beach, Florida at The Palm Beach County Convention Center on March 2nd & 3rd
Ontario, California at the Ontario Convention Center on May 18th & 19th
New York, NY May 29, 2018 | Atomic Crush Events (ACE) is excited to announce the expansion of Comic Con Revolution to Chicago in 2019 as well as the dates for returning events in West Palm Beach, Florida and Ontario, California. Additionally, year 2 of the Ontario, California show attendance grew to 7,489.
ACE will be launching Comic Con Revolution Chicago at the Donald E. Stephens Center in Rosemont, Il on June 1st & 2nd, 2019. Attendees can expect to see some of the best and most exciting talent the industry has to offer headlining the guest list. Also to be expected is a diverse exhibitor list that will include a large artist alley, comics, vintage comics, toys, games, cosplay and more.
The team at Atomic Crush Events launched Comic Con Revolution in Ontario and West Palm Beach in back to back years. Adding Chicago next year was a natural fit," said ACE co-founder Mike Scigliano. He added, "Chicago is a great comic book town. We want to give the fans a true comic convention that focuses on comic books that is packed with artist, creators, dealers and publishers.
The Inland Empire proved to us once again that creating a Comic Convention for the area was the correct move, said Drew Seldin, ACE co-founder. As the fans continue to support the conventions, we will continue to build a show for everyone. Were already starting to plan for 2019 to make year 3 even better.
March 2nd & 3rd, 2019 sees Comic Con Revolution West Palm Beach (CCRWPB) return to the Palm Beach County Convention Center for its second year while expanding to two full days. Comic Con Revolution Ontario (CCRONT) returns for its third year at the Ontario Convention Center on May 18th & 19th, 2019.
Guest announcements and ticket sale dates for all events will be forthcoming. Our guest lists will focus on artists, creators, dealers and publishers from all aspects of the comics industry.
Each CCR will host a Cosplay Revolution Costume Contest giving all contestants the opportunity to win our one-of-a-kind Revolution medals.
Ontario 2019 will see the 2nd annual Joe Kubert Distinguished Story Teller Award bestowed upon a worthy recipient. The 1st annual award was presented to Stan Sakai.
All Comic Con Revolution shows are celebrations of the incredible men and women who have made comics their profession. At all CCR shows kids 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult ticket.
About Comic Con Revolution
Comic Con Revolution was founded on very simple principles. We are excited to celebrate comics and the creative arts. At the absolute core of what we do are the creators themselves. The people who create the comics, games, toys, film, movies and more that we all love. Without their tireless dedication to creating the fantastic worlds we all get lost in, events like Comic Con Revolution would not be possible. We strive to create the best possible experience for attendees, exhibitors and guests alike. Our team of event industry veterans are dedicated to working hard to create that experience for each of you.
About Atomic Crush Events
Atomic Crush Events is an event consultation and management company that was founded on experience and innovation. Bringing together expertise in event management, marketing, sales and business development to create a unique team that can analyze and identify the best course of action when developing a live event. Our philosophy is simple – create the best experience possible for attendees, exhibitors and guests alike.