Phoenix Comicon Archives

Phoenix Fan Fest moves to convention center, opening up opportunities

Phoenix Fan Fest
by in AZ Business Magazine

For many convention-goers, just one big entertainment and pop culture event in the Valley such as Phoenix Comicon is simply not enough. The team behind the increasingly popular event had this in mind when they poured their time and resources together to start organizing another convention: Phoenix Fan Fest. “For a number of years, we’ve… Read More →

Fans and more at Phoenix Comicon (Slideshow)

Phoenix Comicon

Phoenix Comicon may be over, but you can relive the action here with these amazing photos of this year’s cosplayers.   Photos by Kristina Venegas To see more photos of this year’s Comicon, check out our Facebook page. The June 2-5 event brought in thousands of comic, movie and book fans to the Phoenix Convention… Read More →

CityScape will host Phoenix Comicon pre-party

CityScape_Patriots Park (Low Res)

Attention all comic-enthusiasts! This year’s journey to Comicon is beginning with the “Quest Fest” Pre-Party hosted by CityScape Phoenix. Just two blocks away from the Phoenix Convention Center, CityScape will transform into a comic-lover’s dream with the “Quest Fest” 2016 Costume Contest, specials at select tenants, prizes and a screening of The Goonies. Also, during all… Read More →

Phoenix Comicon returns + more to do this week

Comicon Event _Norterra

“The Phantom of the Opera” “The Phantom of the Opera,” composer Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit musical, comes to the Valley this week as part of a North American tour produced by Cameron Mackintosh. Over the course of 12 days at ASU Gammage, the 52-person cast and orchestra will perform 16 shows. A blend of opera… Read More →

Things to do this weekend

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Who’s looking to unwind this weekend? From dancing “All Night Long” to five-time Grammy winner, Lionel Richie, dressing up like your favorite comic book character, participating in the recording of Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes’ podcast show, or celebrating Philippine’s independence from Spain, there are plenty of opportunities to let loose this weekend! Lionel Richie… Read More →

Phoenix Comicon 2011 Brings In Over 23,000 Attendees

Phoenix Comicon Brings In Over 23,000 Attendees, Photo: Jonathan, LightningOctopus.com
by in Events

Call the fire marshal; Phoenix Comicon 2011 was too hot to handle. While the size of the convention exploded at last year’s 2010 convention when it was moved to the downtown Phoenix area, this year’s convention on the exhibition floor surpassed its maximum capacity of 10,000 people on Saturday — therefore causing the fire marshal… Read More →