NC Comicon 2018 is here!

Durham Convention Center

301 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701

Photo by Gabriel Guillory

NC Comicon is back in the Bull City from November 9-11, and we couldn’t be more excited! Have you ever wanted to dress up in spandex to save the city, or find out what inspired the story about your favorite superheroes? Now is your chance! 

Founded in 2010, by comics retailer and entrepreneur AlanGill and comic book and film creator Tommy Lee Edwards, the weekend-long pop-culturecelebration is so much more than just a casual perusal through collectiblecomics and toys. The Durham Convention Center will host one-on-one workshopsand panels by industry professionals and local talent alike, such as science panelsbreaking down the physics of superpowers, talks about the history of hip-hop incomics, costume making, cosplay, dance parties, contests, movies and more!


Explore the 2018 NC Comicon’s many all-ages events, including:


ComicQuest Film Festival offers a rotating schedule of classic movies such as Gremlins 2, Mallrats, Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer, and much more!

Guardians of theGala is the greatest party in the multiverse! Saturday, November 10th, starting at 8:00 PM enjoy a night of circus performances and DJ FiFi Hi-Fi’s “Dance Your Butt Completely Off” Party.

Cosplay Kingdom is a city built on props and clothes from your favorite comics,movies, and more! Bring your A-Game and enter the legendary NCC Cosplay Contest in historic Fletcher Hall in the Carolina Theater to win CASH PRIZES and Ultimate Comics Prize Packs.

Artist Panels all weekend long let you interact your favorite comic book artists, authors, and film-makers! Look for discussions and signings by:

◘  Chuck Palahniuk –Author of Fight Club, Choke, and Lullaby

◘  Gerard Way – My ChemicalRomance, Doom Patrol

◘  Robert Venditti –Hawkman

◘  Becky Cloonan –Gotham Academy, The Punisher

◘  Tommy Lee Edwards– Batman, Star Wars

◘  James Robinson –Star Man, Star Girl

◘  Charlie Adlard –The Walking Dead

◘  John Barrowman – Dr. Who, Arrow

◘  Afua Richardson – Black Panther: World of Wakanda, Attack on Titan

◘  Klaus Janson – The Dark Knight Returns

◘  Tamara Robertson –Mythbusters

◘  Jeff Parker and Evan“Doc” Shaner – Future Quest

◘  Matt Kindt – MindMGMT, Ninjak

◘  Jeff Lemire –Sweet Tooth, Black Hammer, Old Man Logan

◘  And more, including industry-leading publishers like DC Comics, Valiant and IDW.

Best of all? All panels and classes are free with admission!

Show Hours

Friday November 9th | 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Saturday November 10th | 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Sunday November 11th | 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Click here to get your Tickets now!

Weekend V.I.P. Pass $250 

Weekend 3-Day Pass $50

Friday Only Pass $25

Saturday Only Pass $35

Sunday Only Pass $25

ComicQuest Multipass Weekend Pass $75

Photo by Gabriel Guillory

Want to know what else is going on this November in Durham? Check out 13 Must-Do November Events in Durham, and don’t forget to download the Best of the Bull app, now available for download on iOS and Android!