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May 21, 2019

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Amanda Conner has been named as the 2019 recipient of the Joe Kubert Distinguished Storyteller Award. Handed out by Lloyd Briggery Saturday at the Comic Con Revolution event in Ontario, California, the award is intended to recognize "outstanding comic book creators who exemplify both Joe Kubert's artistic talent and his commitment to nurturing the comic book community."

"I am so incredibly honored to have been chosen for this Award. To this day, when Im in the midst of creating a story, I still go back to the lessons that Joe taught when we were students of his. There were many 'A-ha' moments when Joe was teaching, and they still help shape my work now," Conner said. "Telling stories visually was probably the lesson that stuck with me the most. He was a master at it, and I hope to be able live up to that, and to carry on that great tradition for a whole lot more decades!"

You can meet and congratulate Amanda Conner next weekend at CCR Chicago. Get your tickets now and save, plus use code CHI10 to save even more!!

 

April 30, 2019

Calling all gamers, if you think you have what it takes bring your skills to Comic Con Revolution and go for the title in in 1 of our 4 gaming tournaments hosted by 1 Play games.

Saturday, 12PM - Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Strap in and get ready to ruin friendships with the kart racer where foreign objects are completely legal! Race your way out of four player pools, where the top two seeds consistently advance all the way to the Final Four. This tournament is a 150CC, NO COM, 4 Races competition where tracks are curated for each round and progressively get harder.

Saturday, 4PM - Super Smash Bros.
Smash Bros. Ultimate makes its first appearance at Comic Con Revolution Chicago! Fight your way in this 32 person tournament in 1v1 matches climbing through the single elimination competition bracket. Matches are best 2 out 3 Matches- 3 Stock 6 Minutes - No items


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April 30, 2019

... and on Sunday.

Sunday, 12PM - Street Fighter
KICKING IT OLD SCHOOL The legendary fighting game with which almost every arcade is crashing the video game competition space. This tournament is open to all whether you are season pro or a newcomer who puts all their hopes into mashing be sure to join us for this 32-person, single elimination, best 2 out of 3 matches tournament that is sure to bring back arcade memories.

Sunday, 2PM - Mortal Kombat 11
FINISH HIM!!! The Classic Midway title that had us all shouting through the streets makes its 11th entry into the series and we will be hosting a tournament to celebrate!! This single elimination 32 man tournament will be best 2 out of 3 matches and the closing tournament for Sunday make sure to sign up onsite!

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April 18, 2019

Buy early and save! Really, tickets will be available at the door on June 1st & 2nd; however, they will cost an additional $5.00. Not only that, advanced ticket purchases (that's people who buy tickets early, like now) get access to the show floor 60 minutes early as well. So if you want some extra time on the floor to grab the good stuff, this is the way!

Did we mention kids 12 and under get in FREE with a paid adult! Plus now you have the option to pick tickets up at the show OR have them mailed directly to you.

We've also offer discounts to first responders, military service men/women and Senior Citizens (ages 62+)!!

Don't wait, get your tickets for CCR today!

 

April 2, 2019

With the show coming up in just 60 days, we've been busy adding even more great guests to the show. Donny Cates (Guardians of the Galaxy, Venom, Cosmic Ghost Rider, Star Trek, Doctor Strange), Timothy Zahn (Star Wars & Science Fiction Novelist), Ray-Anthony Height (Actionverse, Wakanda Forever, Midnight Tiger, X-Men Blue, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur), Carlos Ferro (Gears of War, Assassin's Creed, Battlefield:Hardline, Uncharted), Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Witchblade, Silver Surfer) and Kyrstin Avello (Game Development) and a few more have recently been announced!

This is shaping up to be a show you really don't want to miss!

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March 19, 2019

That's right, all you have to do is buy your tickets in advance and you get your very own Jetpack Jules print featuring art by the Amazing Amanda Conner with colors by Paul Mounts. You can't buy this print anywhere so if you want yours you have to order your tickets in advance.

Not only will you get this awesome print FREE but you'll also save money on each ticket as prices are higher at the door than in advance. AND, last but not least, you will be get onto the show floor up to an hour early each day! Like we said, buying your tickets early is a win win!

With so many great reasons to buy your tickets early for Comic Con Revolution what are you waiting for?

Buy your tickets now!

 

November 17, 2018

Chicago have you seen how stacked our guest list is looking! Gene Ha (Mae, Absolute Top 10, Fables), Nick Bradshaw (X-Men Black, Infinity Countdown, Cable & Deadpool, Venomized), Alexander Polinsky (Teen Titans GO!, Lost in Oz, Blaze and the Monster Machines), Peter Shinkoda (Marvel's Daredevil, Falling Skies), Tommy Walker (Henry Danger, Daredevil), Timothy Seeley (Batman Eternal, Grayson, Nightwing), Russell Lissau (The Batman Strikes, Batman: Wargames)... and so many more. This is only the beginning, we've got a great show coming and can't wait to show you more.

To see our full current guest list click here or to get tickets click here!

 

October 24, 2018

We've been busy adding new guests to Comic Con Revolution Chicago! Matt Haley (Superman, Wonder Woman, Gotham Stories), Matthew Clark(Doom Patrol, Outsiders, The Adventures of Superman, Wonder Woman) , Mike McKone (Green Lantern, Teen Titans, New Avengers, Uncanny X-Force, Astonishing X-Men), Mike Wellman (Guns A Blazin!), Greg Land (Uncanny X-Men, Weapon X and Fantastic Four), Mike Zeck (Captain America, Spider-Man, The Punisher) , Billy Tucci( Creator of Shi) and Jay Fosgitt (My Little Pony, Zombie Chick, Creator of Dead Duck and Bodie Troll) are all coming to Comic Con Revolution - Chicago, June 1st & 2nd at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center!

To see our full current guest list click here or to get tickets click here!

 

September 5, 2018

Guests 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, 2018

The 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.

 
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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.

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