Retailers Offer Something for Everyone at This Year’s Baltimore Comic-Con

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Press Release

In addition to the stellar line-up of creative talent booked for this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con, taking place Friday, September 5th through Sunday, September 7th, we are very pleased to welcome more than 130 retailers who will be exhibiting over the three-day show.

Looking for those few missing back issues complete a collection? Trying to track down that hard-to-find collectible? Looking for an amazing variant cover to get signed by one of our guests? Well, look no further! From the Golden Age to the Modern Age, and everything in between, fans can find what they are looking for in the dealer section of the show floor. Vintage comics, apparel, toys, trade paperbacks, and hardcover collections are just a few of the types of items that are available from a great selection of retailers and exhibitors.

“Our goal has always been to to offer something that appeals to collectors, fans, and casual guests alike, and this group of retailers doesn’t disappoint,” said Marc Nathan, show promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con. “With over 130 unique retailers setting up this year, finding just what you’re looking for will be easier than ever!”

To kick off the Baltimore Comic-Con, Diamond Comic Distributors will be hosting a breakfast for retailers on Friday morning in the Ballroom of the Baltimore Convention Center. Interested retailers will need to preregister with their Diamond Comic reps.

Retailers who will be in attendance for this year’s show include: A to Z Comics; A to Z Toys; Aaron & Bob’s Fanzines & Comics; Anthony’s Comicbook Art; AJW Stuff; Albert Moy Artwork; All-American Comics; Apocalypse Comics; Backroom Comics; Basement Comics; Beyond Comics; Big Ben’s Comix Oasis; Big Papa’s Collectibles; Big Planet Comics; Bill’s Books and More; Blade Daddy;Block Party Bricks; Bob Cook; Capital Sports & D├ęcor; Cards, Comics, and Collectibles; Cavalier Comics; CGC; Charm City Games; Chuck’s Comics; CKRTLAB Toys; Clandestine Comics; Collector’s Castle; Collector’s Corner; The Comic Certification Service; Comic Book College; The Comic Book Shop; Comic X-plosion; ComicLink; ComicLock; Comics & Gaming; Comics to Astonish; Comics World; Comics4Less; Cooper’s Cave Games; Copper Age Kids; Cosmic Comix & Toys; Crazy Ed’s; Cross Country Collectibles; Culture and Thrills; Dave’s Comics; Dave & Adam’s Card World; Dimension Decals; Dimension X Comics; Doctor Who Store; Earl Shaw Comics; Endzone Collectibles; Frame Monkey; Frazetta Prints 4U; Freak Division; Fuzzy Comics; Geeked Out Fitness; Gem City Books; The Gemini Company, Inc.; Graham Crackers Comics; Greg Reece’s Rare Comics; Harley Yee Rare Comics; Heroes and Damsels; Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find; Heroic Fine Art; HighGradeComics.com; HKT / MugenToys.com; Hot Flips; It Cosplay; J. and J. Enterprises; Jason Hamlin; J. C. Comics; Jennifer’s Place; John Haines Rare Comics; Katz Komix; Killer Kollectibles; Kung-Fu Grip Toys; Larry’s Comics; Laughing Ogre; Lehigh Valley Comics and Games; Level Up Studios; LJB Toys; Mario’s Comics; Metropolis Comics; Moderately Subliminal; Motor City Comics; Mr. Weekends Posters; Murph’s; Nerds Comictopia; New Age Discoveries; New Force; New World Toys and Collectibles; Nikelspot Comics; North Coast Nostalgia; Nostalgia Zone; Outer Rim Toys / Out of the Toy Box Jewelry; Painted Visions Comics; Pix Posters / Rock N’ Reel; Plunder Palace; Poetic Earth Handmade Journals; Pop Fun; Premiere Collectibles; Reggie’s Comics and Collectibles; Robbie’s Comics; SharpComics.com; Soundtrack; Starz ‘N’ Cars; Stormwatch Comics; StylinOnline; Supah! Comics; Super Villain Comics; Superworld Comics; Terry’s Comics; Third Eye Comics; Timber Grove Traders; Tokyo Sky; Tomorrow’s Treasures; Toy Heaven; ToyNK.com; Toytastik; Trilogy Shop; TvsTreasurechest; Ultimate Comics; Universal Comics; Victory Comics Group; Warp 9; Warthawg Comics; Welcome Back Comics; Well Played Clothing; World’s Greatest Comics; and Zapp Comics.

A complete list of confirmed guests for this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con can be found here. And be sure to check out the complete lists of Exhibitors, and Artists Alley creators as well.
The Baltimore Comic-Con will be held Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center, which is located immediately across the street from the historic Camden Yards sports complex (which includes Oriole Park and Geppi’s Entertainment Museum). Tickets, a full guest roster, and additional information is available on the convention’s website.

Tickets
General Admission and VIP Package tickets for Weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are now on sale! Visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets/ for more information and to purchase your advanced tickets now!

Mark Your Calendars!
The Baltimore Comic-Con returns to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in 2015 for another three-day spectacular! Block off Friday, September 25 through Sunday, September 27, 2015 on your calendars now!

This year’s previously confirmed guests for the show include: James Asmus (Quantum & Woody); Marty Baumann (Pixar artist); Jeremy Bastian (Cursed Pirate Girl); Marguerite Bennett (Batgirl); Christina Blanch (The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood); Tom Brevoort (AXIS); Harold Buchholz (Archie Comics); Mark Buckingham (Fables); Dave Bullock (Batman Black and White); Jim Calafiore (Leaving Megalapolis); Frank Cammuso (Otto’s Backwards Day); Darrenn Canton (Tunnels & Trolls); Greg Capullo (Batman); Richard Case (Sandman); John Cassaday (Doc Savage); Bernard Chang (Green Lantern Corps); Jo Chen (Buffy the Vampire Slayer); Sean Chen (Amazing Spider-Man); Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman); Frank Cho (X-Men: Battle of the Atom); Amy Chu (Girls Night Out); Richard Clark (House of Gold & Bones); Wook-Jin Clark (Adventure Time: The Flip Side); Steve Conley (Bloop); Jamie Cosley (Cody the Cavalier); Tyler Cosley (AlakaZach); Mike Curtis (Dick Tracy); Jeremy Dale (Skyward); Alan Davis (Wolverine); Todd Dezago (Tellos); Dan Didio (Trinity of Sin: Phantom Stranger: Futures End); Tommy Lee Edwards (Star Wars); Garth Ennis (Preacher, The Boys); Ray Fawkes (Constantine); Tom Feister (G.I. Joe); David Finch (Forever Evil); Franco (Aw Yeah Comics!); Jay Fosgitt (Bodie Troll); John Gallagher (Buzzboy); Katie Gallagher (Zoey and Ketchup): SL Gallant (GI JOE); Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (All-Star Western); Gerhard (Cerebus the Aardvark); Chris Giarrusso (G-Man); Dave Gibbons (Watchmen); Keith Giffen (The New 52: Future’s End); Bryan JL Glass (Mice Templar); Michael Golden (The Ravagers); Jimmy Gownley (The Dumbest Idea Ever!); Allan Gross (Road Song); Cully Hamner (Animal Man); Dean Haspiel (The Fox); Ben Hatke (Zita the Spacegirl); Josh Hechinger (The Grave Doug Freshly); Fred Hembeck (Garfield); Marc Hempel (Sandman: The Kindly Ones); Travis Hill (Adventure Time); Andy Hirsch (Regular Show); Jason Horn (Ninjasaur); Adam Hughes (Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan); Jamal Igle (Molly Danger); Laura Innes (The Dreamer); Justin Jordan (Luther Strode, Green Lantern: New Guardians); Dan Jurgens (The New 52: Future’s End); Collin Kelly (Hacktivist); Chris Kemple (Red Vengeance); Denis Kitchen (Al Capp: A Life to the Contrary); Barry Kitson (Empire); Aaron Kuder (Action Comics); Jackson Lanzing (Hacktivist); Norman Lee (Iron Man Special); Paul Levitz (World’s Finest); Kevin Maguire (Guardians of the Galaxy); Mike Maihack (Cleopatra in Space); Alex Maleev (Moon Knight); Mark Mariano (The Other Side of Hugless Hill); Billy Martin (Vitriol, The Hunter); Laura Martin (Uncanny Avengers); Ron Marz (Witchblade); Mark McKenna (Banana Tail); Mike McKone (Ultimate FF); Bob McLeod (X-Men: Gold); Pop Mhan (All-New X-Factor); Al Milgrom (Marvel Fanfare); Tradd Moore (Deadpool Annual); Mark Morales (New Avengers); Michael Alan Nelson (Day Men); Jamar Nicholas (Leon: Protector of the Playground); Chris O>Matic (The Chris O>Matic Show!); Denny O’Neil (Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight); Chris Otto (A Dog’s Life); Dan Parent (Archie, Veronica, Kevin Keller); Missy Pena (Bee and Puppycat); Andrew Pepoy (Life with Archie); George Perez (George Perez’s Sirens); David Peterson (Mouse Guard); Khoi Pham (Mighty Avengers); Cary Pietsch (Bravest Warriors); Joe Prado (Justice League); Brian Pulido (Lady Death); Ron Randall (Trekker in Dark Horse Presents); Tom Raney (Incredible Hulk); Brian Reber (Unity); Ivan Reis (Aquaman and The Others); Budd Root (Cavewoman); Don Rosa (Donald Duck); Craig Rousseau (Perhapanauts); Joe Rubinstein (The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe); Andy Runton (Owly); Alex Saviuk (Web of Spider-Man); Gregg Schigiel (Spongebob Squarepants Comics); Jeff Schultz (Archie Comics); Louise Simonson (Power Pack); Walter Simonson (Thor); Andy Smith (Superman #23.1: Bizarro); Allison Sohn (sketch card artist); Charles Soule (Thunderbolts); Mark Sparacio (Omega Paradox); Jim Starlin (Thanos: The Infinity Revelation); Joe Staton (Dick Tracy); Brian Stelfreeze (Day Men); Jeff Stokely (Six-Gun Gorilla); Paul D. Storrie (Sheena, Queen of the Jungle); Karl Story (Serenity: Leaves of the Wind); Vivek J. Tiwary (The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story); Ben Taylor (A Dog’s Life); Robert Tinnell (The Wicked West); Peter Tomasi (Batman and Two-Face); John Totleben (Swamp Thing); Herb Trimpe (GI Joe: A Real American Hero); Billy Tucci (Shi); Rick Veitch (Saga of the Swamp Thing); James Tynion IV (The Woods); Mike Vosburg (Lori Lovecraft); Brennan Wagner (The Shadow: Year One); Matt Wagner (Grendel); Mark Waid (Daredevil); Lee Weeks (Daredevil); Mark Wheatley (Frankenstein Mobster); Bill Willingham (Fables); Renee Witterstaetter (Joe Jusko: Maelstrom); Mike Wolfer (Friday the 13th); Rich Woodall (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles); Kelly Yates (Amber Atoms); Thom Zahler (My Little Pony); and Mike Zeck (Secret Wars).

Regrettably, Frank Barbiere, Eddy Barrows, Jimmy Cheung, Rachel Deering, Agnes Garbowska, and David Mack have had to cancel. We look forward to seeing their return to the show in the future.

In the coming weeks, 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.

TICKETS
General Admission and VIP Package tickets for Weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are now on sale! Visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets/ for more information and to purchase your advanced tickets now!

In the coming weeks, 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.

ALL STAR RECEPTION
Join us high atop the Baltimore skyline overlooking the Inner Harbor for an intimate evening that would be the envy of Bruce Wayne and Tony Stark! This cocktail party event with food, drink, and socializing will be attended by the likes of Reilly Brown, Mark Buckingham, Greg Capullo, Frank Cho, Alan Davis, Dave Gibbons, Dean Haspiel, Barry Kitson, Brandon Peterson, Gail Simone, Walter and Louise Simonson, John K. Snyder III, John Totleben, Rick Veitch, Matt Wagner, Mark Waid, Bill Willingham, and more on Friday, September 5th at 8pm. This unique opportunity is a limited ticket count event. Tickets are available at www.baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets — act now before the opportunity is gone!

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 www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

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 20 years, the last 9 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 www.harveyawards.org.