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Comic/Zine Expo & Career Workshop: Comic Conventions

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California Conventions

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Powerhouse Comic Con 2021 - October 9, 2021
Alameda County Fairgrounds - Pleasanton, CA, USA

Comic Convention

Organized by Colossus Girl Entertainment LLC

Powerhouse Comic Con is a pop culture and comic convention in the East Bay featuring celebrity guests, artists, toy and comic book vendors, cosplay, and activities for the entire family. Presented by Colossus Girl Entertainment, Powerhouse Comic Con offers affordable high-quality fun for everyone and welcomes people of all ages and all fandoms. Powerhouse is the official mascot of Powerhouse Comic Con. Created by writer Davidson L. Haworth and artist Chris Marrinan, Powerhouse teams up with Colossus Girl to protect fans from fake shows with no guests, no activities and no fun, as well as from the greed of the corporate shows interested in your pocket not you having a good time. Powerhouse stands for all people and always defends justice in the world and beyond.


Bakersfield Comic-Con 2021 - November 20-21, 2021
Kern County Fair Grounds - Bakersfield, CA, USA

Comic Convention

Organized by Super-con Comic Book Shows

Come join the fun and excitement of the Kern County's Biggest and Best 2 Day Comic Book and Fantasy Convention.


Comic-Con Special Edition 2021 - November 26-28, 2021
San Diego Convention Center - San Diego, CA, USA

Comic Convention

Organized by Comic-Con International

Comic-Con Special Edition will be the first in-person convention produced by the organization since Comic-Con 2019, and the first since the onset of the global pandemic COVID-19. The Fall event will allow the organization to highlight all the great elements that make Comic-Con such a popular event each year, as well as generate much needed revenue not only for the organization but also for local businesses and the community.


L.A. Comic Con 2021 - December 3-5, 2021
Los Angeles Convention Center - Los Angeles, CA, USA

Comic Convention with Gaming, Horror, Sci-Fi, and TV programming

L.A. Comic Con is returning to Los Angeles for its 10th year December 3 - 5, 2021!

In 2019, over 123,000 fans joined us in our quest to serve up one of the most diverse and celebrated pop culture events in the US. We play host to 800+ diverse artists and vendors, selling comics, collectibles, art, toys, apparel, and everything in-between. You'll also get up close and personal with some of the biggest and best names in the entertainment industry with our hand-picked selection of panels, events, and meet n'greet opportunities.
A confluence of comics, gaming, sci-fi, horror, pop culture, and that one obscure thing that you thought everyone had forgotten about; it's all here and that's what makes this community worth celebrating. So, join us for another weekend none of us will forget!


Comic Con Revolution Ontario 2021 - December 18-19, 2021
Ontario Convention Center - Ontario, CA, USA

Comic Convention

Organized by Atomic Crush Events

This December 18 & 19, 2021 Comic Con Revolution (#CCROnt) finally returns to the Ontario Convention Center for year four. The Inland Empires only full-scale, family-friendly comic con will be back with so much to see and do for everyone in the family and, as always, kids 12 & under are free with the purchase of an adult ticket (up to 2 kids per adult ticket).


Simi Valley Toy and Comic Fest 2022 - February 6, 2022
Grand Vista Hotel - Simi Valley, CA, USA

Toy Show with Comics programming

Organized by Toy Wizards

Simi Valley Toy and Comic Fest is the premier toy and comic book show in Simi Valley, California. Our first year event was so amazingly successful that we are coming back to the Grand Vista Hotel on Sunday February 6th, 2022 to bring the love of collectibles and convention fun to Ventura County.


Long Beach Comic Expo 2022 - February 12-13, 2022
Long Beach Convention Center - Long Beach, CA, USA

Comic Convention

Organized by MAD Event Management

Long Beach Comic Expo is a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop cultures. The Long Beach Comic Expo packs in two days of movie screenings, panels, an action packed exhibit floor with artists, retailers, live experiences, meet & greets, celebrity signings and more.


East Bay Comic-Con 2022 - February 13, 2022
Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek - Concord, CA, USA

Comic Convention with Fantasy and Toy programming
Come join the fun and excitement of the Contra Costa County's Biggest and Best 1 Day Comic Book, Toy and Fantasy Convention.


TFcon Los Angeles 2022 - March 11-13, 2022
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport - Burbank, CA, USA

Toy Show with Comics and TV programming

TFcon LA 2019 had 50 guests from various Transformers media. You won't want to miss TFcon LA 2022.


Sac Comic-Con 2022 - March 20, 2022
Cal Expo, Buildings C & D - Sacramento, CA, USA

Comic Convention with Toy programming

The Sacramento Comic, Toy and Anime Show (SAC-CON) was born on July 1, 1986 at the Sierra Inn (now the Ramada Inn) on Auburn Blvd. The show had no guests, a little over a dozen vendors tables and less than 200 attendees.
What began as a typical comic book convention has evolved into a mixture of comics, toys, anime, sci-fi/horror and all things dealing with pop culture entertainment. Our philosophy is and always will be to provide fun, safe, family oriented entertainment for a reasonable price. Where else can you go to get an entire day's worth of entertainment for only $10.00?


Long Beach Comic Con 2022 - September 3-4, 2022
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center Long Beach, CA, USA

Long Beach Comic Con is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center. It's a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At Long Beach Comic Con, you'll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs for all ages, guest signings and meet & greet sessions with celebrities.