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BusinessC2E2comic conventionDiamond Comic Distributors

For the last two years, the Diamond Comic Distributors Retailer Summit has been held in Baltimore in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic Con. In 2017, the summit moves to Chicago during C2E2.

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C2E2FeaturedMajor SpoilersPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

I first discovered Impure Blood and Melting Down at this year’s C2E2, and after reading their great books, I knew I had to interview creators Nadja Baer and Nathan Lueth.

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C2E2comic conventionCosplayVideo

Beat Down Boogie made its way to C2E2 in Chicago a couple of weeks ago and grabbed a bunch of video of the cosplayers showing off their skills.

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C2E2comic conventionComics PortalFeaturedOpinion

This was my second journey to C2E2 in Chicago, and both times I was behind a dealers’ table. I did get time out on the floor and elsewhere in the con, so I feel I got a good overview of what it was all about! It ran from Friday, October 18, through Sunday, October 20. Apologies that this column is late, but driving from Chicago back to Florida took longer than expected!

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C2E2comic conventionPress ReleaseSolicitationsVIZ Media

PRESS RELEASE: VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, excited fans this past weekend at Chicago’s premier pop culture and comics convention – C2E2 – as it announced a pair of notable new publishing acquisitions.

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C2E2Civil Warcomic conventionMarvelPress ReleaseSolicitations

PRESS RELEASE: The world is on the brink of chaos. As friend stands against friend…on which side will the world’s very first super hero land? Find out as Hercules storms the front lines in CIVIL WAR II: GODS OF WAR #1 – a brand-new Civil War II series debuting this June from writer Dan Abnett and artist Emilio Laiso!

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Amazing Spider-ManC2E2Civil Warcomic conventionMarvelPress ReleaseSolicitations

PRESS RELEASE: As the Marvel Universe fractures and splinters in the wake of Civil War, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man must make his choice! Be there as he gets caught up in the fight in CIVIL WAR II: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 – a new dedicated Civil War II series from writer Christos Gage and artist Travel Foreman!

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C2E2comic conventionMarvelPress ReleaseSolicitationsSquirrel Girl

PRESS RELEASE: It’s a story so HUGE, we needed an entire Original Graphic Novel to tell it! Yes she’s unbeatable. Yes she talks to squirrels. But this Fall, she becomes something entirely new – the star of her very own OGN! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL BEATS UP THE MARVEL UNIVERSE! OGN – coming at you from the award winning team behind the monthly Unbeatable Squirrel Girl series – Ryan North and Erica Henderson!

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Marvel, New Year’s Day, Amazing Spider-Man, Howard the Duck, Nova, Spider-Man 2099, Spidey, Obi-Wan and Anakin, Rocket Raccoon and Groot,All New Inhumans, Amazing Spider-Man, Darth Vader, Spider-Gwen, Spider-Woman, Totally Awesome Hulk, Ultimates, Previews,
C2E2comic conventionMarvel

This morning at C2E2, Diamond Comic Distributors held its breakfast with retailers before the show opened. There, Marvel had all sorts of announcements of things to come.

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C2E2comic conventionPress ReleaseSolicitationsValiant Comics

PRESS RELEASE: This summer, DEATHMATE strikes…as superstar creators Jeff Lemire and Mico Suayan launch Bloodshot into the most punishing confrontation of the summer!

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C2E2comic conventionDiamond Select ToysPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: Diamond Select Toys Heads to Chicago’s C2E2 Next Week!

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C2E2comic conventionPress ReleaseValiant Comics

PRESS RELEASE From Friday, March 18th through Sunday, March 20th, Valiant is storming the gates of the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo 2016 (C2E2) – and we’re bringing along an armada of convention-only exclusives, signings, programming, panels, and the official debut of the ARCHER & ARMSTRONG AMERICAN PALE ALE with Arcade Brewery!

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Archer & ArmstrongC2E2comic conventionValiant Comics

Drinkers, rejoice! When you attend C2E2 this year, you’ll be able to enjoy the Archer & Armstrong American Pale Ale thanks to Arcade Brewery and Valiant Entertainment.

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AvengersC2E2comic conventionPhil NotoPoster

ReedPOP, the organizers of the upcoming C2E2 convention, and Marvel unveiled the poster for this year’s event – the Avengers hanging out on Michigan Avenue.

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