UPCOMING SHOW: April 12th - 14th, 2019

SCHEDULE & EVENTS

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con! is dedicated to producing celebrations of comics and popular culture by providing unique access to talented artists and a family-friendly experience for fans.

Whether you’re into Doctor Who, Star Wars, Superman, building your own custom cosplay costume or learning how to draw anime, we have something for everyone! Our show motto “Get UR Geek On!” represents the diverse and unique nature of our fans – be they fans of Comics, Movies, TV, Anime, Gaming, Cosplay or more.  Here’s just a sampling of what’s coming up at The Great Philadelphia Comic Con!

Panels, Discussions & Workshops

Three Panel rooms and 3 days dedicated to panels, discussions, and workshops. From Q&As with celebrity guests to cosplay workshops to demonstrations, we have lots of opportunities to check out.

Have a panel idea and want to host a panel? Great! Click here to submit a panel submission.

Panel Schedule will be announced as it gets closer to the show. 

Photo ops

Get your picture taken with your favorite Celeb(s) attending The Great Philadelphia Comic Con! Please be sure to arrive early to the scheduled time for your photo op, we suggest 10-15 minutes early.

All photos include 2 Adults, if you need more, or want additional prints or digital copies, you can purchase them at Photo Ops. 

kids zone by Incredikidz

INCREDIKIDS want to teach about how the chosen field works & ways to support their academic goals and efforts while having fun. Over the weekend INCREDIKIDS will provide participants with ways to explore their creativity and imagination.

Cartooning • Storytelling • Animation • Gaming • Puppetry

2019 Adult Cosplay CONTEST & Kids Cosplay Contest

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con! is proud to announce the official 2019 Adult & Kids Cosplay Contests.  We are excited offer the opportunity to strut your stuff in our Adult Cosplay Contest – Saturday, April 13th from 5-7pm.

The 2019 Kids Cosplay Contest will be on Sunday, April 14th in the Kids Zone at 12pm.  Both the Adult & Kids Cosplay Contests are open to costuming pro and novices alike. No registration needed.

HOSTS: Eric “The Smoke” Moran and Mark Meer

  

J1-CON HOSTING TOURNAMENTS AT GREAT PHILADELPHIA COMIC CON!

The Anime and Gaming expo, J1-Con will be hosting a series of local tournaments on Saturday and Sunday at GPCC! There will also be a small FREE PLAY area that will have Halo 3, APEX, and other games on various PCs, and consoles for everyone to enjoy!  

IT’S ALWAYS BEST TO BRING YOUR OWN CONTROLLERS!!

– SATURDAY –
DRAGONBALL FIGHTERZ (PS4) – Tournament Rules
MARIO KART 8 DELUXE (SWITCH) – Tournament Rules

– SUNDAY- 
SUPER SMASH BROS ULTIMATE (SWITCH) – Tournament Rules
STREET FIGHTER V: ARCADE EDITION (PS4) – Tournament Rules

TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEE: $5 for each tournament

TOURNAMENT FEE COLLECTIVE PRIZE PAYOUTS:
1st Place: 70 % of the Entry Fee Collection
2nd Place: 20% of the Entry Fee Collection
3rd Place: 10% of the Entry Fee Collection
*All placed winners of each tournament will also win a free weekend pass to J1-Con 2019
at The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City this November 2 -3rd!*

Sign up for tournaments on Saturday & Sunday end at 1pm.
All tournaments on Saturday & Sunday start at 2pm.

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