Mini Comic Con

Saturday, September 07, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Don your cape, tights and mask, then drop in at Eisenhower to join hundreds of fans at our annual Mini Comic Con, a celebration of the best in pop culture. Have fun with everything geeky: comics, toys, video gaming, television, original art, collectibles, anime, manga, our big costume contest, and more! Check out our special guests and stay tuned for even more information as it develops.


Artists & Writers

Tom Bacon - Co-creator and artist of The Breakouts webcomic.

Scott Beaderstadt - Co-creator of Trollords (CANCELED)

Mark Braun - Artist and photo model for Phil Sheldon on Marvels, Marvels: Eye of the Camera, and Marvels: Epilogue.

Ali Cantarella - Chicago-based illustrator and creator of The Hasty Pastry webcomic.

Othell Flowers - Illustrator

GABO - Artist of Charlie Loves Robots and The Life After.

Gene Ha - Creator of Mae and artist of Top Ten.

Lisa Maggiore - Author of Ava the Monster Slayer.

Jeff Moy - Concept artist for X-Men Legends and Marvel: Ultimate Alliance video games.  (CANCELED)

Phil MoyPowerpuff Girls artst.

Trevor Mueller - Writer of Albert the Alien.

Mitch O'Connell - Freelance artist of comics, band posters, tattoo flash, and more. (CANCELED)

Rodney Rodis - Artist and publisher.

Joel Sill - Illustrator.

Steph Stanga - Author and illustrator.

Crystal Aura Wilson - Artist.

Kat Janda - Chicagoland illustrator.

Raz Ortiz - Illustrator.



Atlas Comics

Custom Candles by Kathleen

Pastimes Comics and Games

Mystery Unincorporated


Fan Organizations

Costumers with a Cause

Team Geek

Chicago POC Cosplayers


Cosplay Contest

Contestants are asked to be present throughout judging to be eligible for awards and prizes.

Please keep in mind that Mini Comic Con is a family event. Entrant may be immediately disqualified based on inappropriate attire or behavior. One costume per person please.


Panels and Activities

Face Painting

Door Prizes: Announced Hourly




Artists and vendors are by invitation only. Comic Con character drawings by Naomi Timpe.