The seventh Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, AKA C2E2, was held last weekend in Chicago, and nothing unusual happened. Cosplay was as amazing and varied as last year, and rivals many larger shows. Artist Alley featured a diverse selection of creators, many of them repeat attendees, many of them with long lines all weekend. While there […]
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The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, also known as C2E2, is set to begin Friday! If you’ll be attending, here are some helpful hints on how to make your way to the South Building of McCormick Place! (Same place as last year… and probably for the foreseeable future… it’s HUGE.) First, here’s the official link […]
Robbie Thompson first came to prominence in the nerd sphere as a writer on the long-running Supernatural TV series, but recently he jumped into the comics fold. He’s doing no less than three titles in the Spider-Man corner: Silk, Venom: Space Knight and my favorite, the all-ages Spidey. I spoke to Robbie about the transition […]
As in past years, the ReedPOP staff was kind enough to make the entire C2E2 programing list available in a handy text format. You can use their own site to set up a schedule, but this is easy to search. And many great panels, from John Cusack to cosplay how tos to Women of Marvel to the future of Hellboy.
The major convention circuit kicks off next week (!!!) with C2E2 in Chicago, and Valiant is going in in a big way with convention-only exclusives, signings, programming, panels, and the debut of the ARCHER & ARMSTRONG AMERICAN PALE ALE with Arcade Brewery. Some highlights: § TA&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 C2E2 EXCLUSIVE VARIANT […]
…and there’s more development around McCormick Place! Read on… Curbed Chicago reported on the recent votes by the Chicago Plan Commission approving the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, held October 16. Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting since 1984, and spreading the graphic novel […]
by Seth Ferranti – – If C2E2 was a race I was in it to win it. As I stood in the long line waiting to get in, I felt like I was being herded like cattle. But instead of cattle around me, I turned to my right and there was Captain America, or at least a facsimile of him. A C2E2 staff member bellowed on a megaphone, “Move up closer to the people next to you. More people have to fit in. If you don’t move up I’m going to tell you the ending of Daredevil.”
ICv2 has a definitive business round-up of C2E2, the Chicago based show that just wrapped it’s sixth year. And it’s still growing: