C2E2 Announces Tickets On Sale, Initial Guest Lineup And New Programming For 2018 Show

November 10, 2017

Dave Bautista, Pom Klementieff, Mark Sheppard and Justin Roiland Headline Midwest’s Largest Pop Culture Event Slated for April 6-8

NORWALK, CT – November 10, 2017 – ReedPOP, the world's largest producer of pop culture events, today announced that tickets are now on-sale at C2E2.com for the 2018 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2)! This year’s event will include new Cosplay and family friendly programming, as well as a star-studded line-up from the film, television and comic book industries.

The ninth edition of C2E2, which runs from April 6-8 at McCormick Place, will feature Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy, Spectre and Blade Runner 2049), Pom Klementieff (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Avengers: Infinity War), Mark Sheppard (Supernatural, Firefly, Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who) and Justin Roiland (Rick and Morty). Further, C2E2 will have an expansive list of comic book talent, including Tom King (The Vision, Marvel Comics; The Sheriff of Babylon and Batman, DC Comics) and Adam Hughes (Betty & Veronica; Catwoman). Fans will be able to see these guests on a variety of panels and have the opportunity to meet them through Photo Ops and Autographing Sessions. Additional Guests are set to be announced in the coming weeks.

“We have always been committed to bringing top guests from all areas of pop culture to the dedicated fans in the Midwest,” said Lance Fensterman, ReedPOP’s Global Senior Vice President. “We are thrilled with this initial lineup and will continue adding amazing content for our fans to get a unique experience this upcoming April.”

For the 2018 show, ReedPOP is providing a variety of ticket options for fans including:

  • Single Day, Friday Pass – Preshow: $30.75; Onsite: $40.75
  • Single Day, Saturday Pass – Preshow: $40.75; Onsite: $50.75
  • Single Day, Sunday Pass – Preshow: $35.75; Onsite: $45.75
  • 3-Day Pass – Preshow: $75.75; Onsite: $85.75
  • Single Day, Sunday Kids Pass – Preshow: $10.75; Onsite: $10.75
  • 3-Day Kids Pass – Preshow: $20.75; Onsite: $20.75
  • VIP Pass: $220

C2E2 is a comic book and pop culture convention spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. From a Show Floor packed with hundreds of Exhibitors and Artist Alley members, to Panels, Autograph sessions and sneak peeks at upcoming films and television shows, C2E2 gives fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators and celebrities and delivers a weekend of fandom in downtown Chicago. C2E2 also hosts the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, marking the final stop of ReedPOP’s Global Championship of Cosplay competition circuit. The largest and most prestigious cosplay competition in the world, regional champions from around the globe will battle it out for cash prizes as well as the title of Global Champion of Cosplay.

For a full list of content at C2E2 and for more information, please visit C2E2.com or C2E2's social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).

About ReedPOP:

ReedPOP is a boutique group within Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading event organizer. ReedPOP is devoted exclusively to organizing and managing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and working with premium brands in the pop culture world to deliver once in a lifetime experiences for fans everywhere. ReedPOP is dedicated to facilitating celebrations of popular culture around the globe that transcend ordinary events by providing unique access and dynamic personal experiences. The ReedPOP portfolio includes: New York Comic Con (NYCC), Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) West, East, South and Australia, Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC), BookCon, Oz Comic Con, Comic Con India, Comic Con Paris, Comic Con Seoul, Star Wars Celebration, TwitchCon, ComplexCon and more. The staff at ReedPOP is a fan-based group of professionals uniquely qualified to serve those with whom they share a common passion. ReedPOP is focused on bringing its expertise and knowledge to world communities in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia. (www.reedpop.com).

About C2E2:

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo – also known as C2E2 – is the largest pop culture convention in the Midwest, spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. From a Show Floor packed with hundreds of Exhibitors and Artist Alley members, to Panels, Autograph Sessions and screening rooms featuring sneak peeks at upcoming films and television shows, C2E2 gives fans a chance to interact with their favorite Creators and Celebrities and delivers a weekend of pop culture and fandom in downtown Chicago. C2E2 is also home to the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, the world’s biggest and most prestigious costume contest with a $10,000 prize.

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