Exhibitors

Midwest Exhibitors

  1. 1FIRST COMICS
    1FIRST COMICS

    1FIRST COMICS, Chicago’s iconic comics publisher and the first of the successful independents! Special guests: Publisher Ken F. Levin, hall of fame writer Peter B. Gillis (STRIKEFORCE MORATURI, THE BLACK FLAME).

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  2. Dave and Busters
    Dave and Busters

    Back in the late 1970s, Buster opened a restaurant known for its tasty food and friendly service.

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  3. Ty's Treasures
    Ty's Treasures
    Unique Gifts at Affordable Prices
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  4. Acme Design, Inc.
    Acme Design, Inc.
    If you ask our lawyer, he is going to tell you we got our start in 1992. However, here at the intergalactic headquarters of Acme Design, Inc. in Elgin, Illinois (U.S.A., Planet Earth), we like to think it's 1946.
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  5. JSA (Authentication)
    JSA (Authentication)

    Any item backed by JSA is instantly marketable, enhancing its maximized value and making the item easier to sell to a potential buyer. ALL VIP PACKAGES COME WITH A JSA VOUCHER for certification that can be redeemed at the JSA booth right after the item is signed. For Non-VIP attendees, a basic cert show special of $10/autograph can be added to your cart online or be paid right at the JSA booth. Certified items are given a unique alpha-numeric code and documented into a database that can be verified by visiting SpenceLOA.com.

    Learn more by following @jsaloa on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Details

  6. SharpComics (Authorized CGC Signature Series Witness & Facilitation)
    SharpComics (Authorized CGC Signature Series Witness & Facilitation)

    SharpComics is Illinois' premier retailer for high grade, collectible comic books and magazines. 

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  7. AffordableAutographs.com
    AffordableAutographs.com

    I feature professional photo quality, authentic photographs of all your favorite celebrities, actors, actresses, musicians, and sports figures.  

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  8. Angelus Brand
    Angelus Brand

    Welcome to AngelusDirect.com -- where we provide the world's best leather care products & sneaker accessories

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  9. The Artist's Choice
    The Artist's Choice
    Original Comic Book Artwork Details
  10. Armory Quest
    Armory Quest

    Armory Quest sells a variety of top quality, cosplay swords, and weapons replicating anime, movies, video games and more

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  11. AnimeStuffStore.com
    AnimeStuffStore.com

    AnimeStuffStore.com is committed to bringing you a wide selection of Anime and Manga Character goods.

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  12. Arcade DLX/CMD
    Arcade DLX/CMD

    ARCADEDLX has been building custom home arcades for over 15 years. 

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  13. Big Ten Comics
    Big Ten Comics
    Big Ten specializes in Graded CGC comics, Silver and Gold Age comics, and original artwork. John & Debby Arcand also Host the "Big Ten Treasure Hunter" show on the Big Ten Network for Fox sports parent Co. Details
  14. Chicago Costume
    Chicago Costume

    Chicago Costume has been outfitting residents of Chicago in simple to elaborate costumes since 1976

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  15. Comicage
    Comicage

    Comicage Entertainment Inc. specializes in the buying and selling of comic books from the silver (60s), bronze (70s) and modern age.

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  16. Cory Smith Art
    Cory Smith Art

    Hi, my names Cory Smith and I am a free lance pencil artist

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  17. Creation Ink / Sleeping Giant
    Creation Ink / Sleeping Giant

    AWAKEN THE SLEEPING GIANT! Investment grade collectibles for BIG kids!

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  18. CultClassicPosters
    CultClassicPosters
    Portland, Oregon artist Brian Linss translates the memorable moments from cult classics into displayable artwork.
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  19. c-z caricature
    c-z caricature

    We are Chicago's PREMIER entertainment couple!

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  20. Darwin and Wallace: A Nature & Fossil Store
    Darwin and Wallace: A Nature & Fossil Store

    Our team consists of experts and enthusiasts in several realms of earth sciences, particularly in zoology, paleontology, and anthropology

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  21. Deviant Apple Illustrations
    Deviant Apple Illustrations
    The art of Esteban Salinas
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  22. Devil's Due Comics
    Devil's Due Comics

    Devil's Due is a North American based comic book publisher and pop culture content creator

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  23. Dice Dojo
    Dice Dojo

    We created Chicagoland Games: Dice Dojo with the goal to create a fun environment for Chicagoland gamers to enjoy their hobby.

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  24. Family Video
    Family Video


    Family Video is the largest movie and video game retailer in the United States offering a wide-selection of Blu-rays, DVDs, and video games to rent and own. Details
  25. First Aid Comics
    First Aid Comics

    Located blocks north of the University of Chicago in Chicago's vibrant Hyde Park neighborhood

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  26. First Impression Pressing
    First Impression Pressing

    First Impression Pressing is the most experienced and reputable company for the pressing and dry cleaning of your paper collectibles in the Mid-West.

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  27. 501st Legion Midwest Garrison
    501st Legion Midwest Garrison

    The Midwest Garrison is the Illinois chapter of The 501st Legion, a Star Wars Imperial costuming club. The 501st is dedicated to the movie-quality costumes of the "villains" of the Star Wars universe


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  28. Focus Comic
    Focus Comic

    Focus is an autistic super hero, founded and created by Yvonne Wan (A Social Cultural Anthropologist & Autism Documentary film maker).

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  29. FYE - For Your Entertainment
    FYE - For Your Entertainment

    FYE is a leading specialty retailer of entertainment and pop culture merchandise stores in the United States and online at FYE.com

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  30. Galactic Toys
    Galactic Toys

    Galactic Toys & Collectibles started with the owners passion for Toys & Collectibles

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  31. Gem City Books
    Gem City Books
    Gem City Books sells graphic novels, Manga and more! 
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  32. GinGee Girls Art
    GinGee Girls Art

    Sunshine has been creating Art for over 20 years.

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  33. GSM Charity Auctions
    GSM Charity Auctions
    Huge Selection of Pops! Details
  34. Hand Painted Nerd
    Hand Painted Nerd
    Hand painted ceramic mugs and such with a nerdy flair!

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  35. Harebrained Inc.
    Harebrained Inc.

    Founded by illustrator/designer Anthony Hall in 2008

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  36. Herofied
    Herofied

    Welcome to Herofied. I'm Rob Taylor and I suffer from creativity overload.

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  37. Horrorfied
    Horrorfied

    The Horrorfied Podcast is a 2016 Podcast Awards Nominated, well, podcast that week after week, month after month, and year after year has taken YOUR (or their) favorite horror thing and torn it to pieces for the ridicule, entertainment, and iTunes reviews of their beloved friends and fans.

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  38. Hot Flips
    Hot Flips
    We make your stuff look good! Details
  39. International School of Comics
    International School of Comics

    The International School of Comics is a digital and figurative art academy focused on providing students with a prominent art-focused curriculum in Comic Art, Illustration, Traditional and Digital Art.

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  40. Jacobus Studios Inc.
    Jacobus Studios Inc.

    For more than 35 years, Jacobus Studios has been a fixture in the commercial and book art world.

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  41. The Junk Ship
    The Junk Ship

    Bringing fun junk to funky people.

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  42. Krypton Comics
    Krypton Comics

    Krypton Comics is a privately owned comic and hobby store

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  43. Meg Kirkpatrick Art
    Meg Kirkpatrick Art

    Meg Kirkpatrick is an artist based out of Portland, Oregon.

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  44. Mikki's Fabulous Face Painting
    Mikki's Fabulous Face Painting

    Face Painting is great for birthday parties, carnivals, graduations, sleep overs, scouting advancements, use your imagination! The possibilities are endless!

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  45. Pennavir Decals
    Pennavir Decals
    Pennavir Crafts, LLC - an Etsy shop for unique nerdy decals. Expect new product links, coupons, customer photos and convention updates!
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  46. The Pumpkin Geek
    The Pumpkin Geek

    The Pumpkin Geek

    ACE Comic Con MIDWEST
    *Appearing FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY

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  47. Quarter Inch Seams
    Quarter Inch Seams

    Quarter Inch Seams is a small local business that specializes in all types of quilts and speciality items made from clothing.

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  48. Red Hood Comics
    Red Hood Comics
    VINTAGE SILVER AND BRONZE AGE COMIC BOOK DEALER
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  49. Save the Children
    Save the Children

    Together, we're changing our world - one child's life at a time.

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  50. SIBSARTSTUDIO
    SIBSARTSTUDIO

    SAMPLE EXHIBITOR MIDWEST

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  51. Snowy Wings Publishing
    Snowy Wings Publishing

    Snowy Wings Publishing is an independent, author-driven publisher of Middle Grade, Young Adult and New Adult fiction

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  52. Sonicboombox
    Sonicboombox

    Sonicboombox specializes in creating social events for attendees of pop-culture conventions

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  53. Source Point Press
    Source Point Press
    Source Point Press publishes books, comic books, and graphic novels. 
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  54. Spot On Grading Systems
    Spot On Grading Systems

    FILLING THE VOID… FIND A PROBLEM, FIX A PROBLEM.

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  55. Stylin
    Stylin

    Welcome to Stylin Online!

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  56. Toynk
    Toynk

    Buy Collectibles, Toys, Costumes and More at Toynk.com

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  57. Toyytropolis
    Toyytropolis

    If you are looking for the hottest toys on the market now, then stop in and see us.

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  58. Unshaven Comics
    Unshaven Comics

    Unshaven Comics was forged in a mighty fire of lifelong friendship. 

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  59. USS Wisconsin
    USS Wisconsin

    The USS Wisconsin is an Official Chapter of STARFLEET, The International Star Trek Fan Association. (sfi.org)

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  60. Wild Bill's Olde Fashioned Soda Pop Co.
    Wild Bill's Olde Fashioned Soda Pop Co.

    Wild Bill's Olde Fashioned Soda Pop Co. is more of a revival than a new brand

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