Baltimore Comic-Con starts this Saturday

by Jeff

baltimorecomiccon2013 Baltimore Comic-Con starts this SaturdayMedia Release — The 14th Annual Baltimore Comic-Con kicks-off tomorrow morning, Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the Baltimore Convention Center! The show floor will open at 10:00 am (9:30 am for VIP Ticket holders), but box offices will be open as early as 7:30 am.

Here are a few last-minute reminders for attendees:

Be sure to arrive early, as lines to enter when the show floor opens will begin to form early.

I’ll See You In Baltimore 2013All attendees need to bring their receipt from their online ticket purchase and a photo ID, and follow directions of staff members to guide them to the proper lines where their receipts will be collected and wristbands issued.

Those who purchased the VIP Packages should go the Will Call booth to attain their packages.

The 5th Annual Costume Contest, sponsored by, will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 1:00 pm. Registration will begin as soon as the show opens at 10:00 am. Contest Registration forms will be handed out at all ticket booths for all patrons interested in entering the costume contest to further speed the registration process. Over-18 registration will cost $5. Under-18 registration will be free.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest updates and announcements throughout the show.

Regretfully, we have to announce that a few of our guests have had last-minute cancellations. Cliff Chiang, Dave Gibbons, Stan Lee, David Mack, and Brandon Peterson will all unfortunately be unable to make it to this year’s event.

Full Guest List

A complete list of confirmed guests for this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con can be found here.

Save the Date! Baltimore Comic-Con 2014!

That’s right! Mark your calendars now for the Baltimore Comic-Con’s 15th Anniversary Show, which will take place the weekend of September 5-7, 2014 at the Baltimore Convention Center. This will be our biggest year ever as we extend the show to 3 days and expand into a larger convention hall! You definitely won’t want to miss it! We’ll see YOU in Baltimore!

In the coming months, look for more announcements from the Baltimore Comic-Con. We are looking forward to highlighting our guests, the Harvey Awards, industry exclusives, and programming. The latest developments can always be found on our website, Twitter, and Facebook pages.

Contact Information

Please use the following e-mail addresses to contact the Baltimore Comic-Con: – for any general press inquiries or to be added to our PR distribution – for requesting exhibitor, publisher, and Artist Alley applications – for inquiries about submitted registrations – for the Harvey Awards ceremony and banquet – for general Baltimore Comic-Con inquiries

About The Baltimore Comic-Con

The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 14th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. For more information, please visit

About The Harvey Awards

The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry’s oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 25 years, the last 7 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit

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