Mini Comic Con

Saturday, September 07, 2018, 10:00–4:00 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

Mitch O'Connell - Freelance artist of comics, band posters, gallery paintings, tattoo flash, and more.

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

Scott Beaderstadt - Co-creator of Trollords.

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

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

Othell Flowers - Illustrator

Lisa Maggiore - Author of Ava the Monster Slayer.

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

Phil MoyPowerpuff Girls artst.

Trevor Mueller - Writer of Albert the Alien.

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


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.