Cincinnati Comic Expo is an annual comic convention dedicated to comics, artwork, cinema, games, toys, and TV. Founded in 2010, the Cincinnati Comic Expo is the largest such event in the state. The expo attracts tens of thousands of fantasy, horror, anime, and steampunk fans.
Held at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Downtown Cincinnati, the Comic Expo allows fans to meet their favorite illustrators, artists, publishers, actors, writers, and cosplayers. Photo ops, autograph signings, and panels are among the most popular events of the convention. Past guests of the Cincinnati Comic Expo included Morena Baccarin, Josh Blaylock, David Bradley, Frank Cho, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Amanda Conner, John Beatty, Gregg Berger, Thora Birch, Brett Breeding, Neal Adams, Art Baltazar, Manu Bennett, Paul Blake, and LeVar Burton.
The three-day convention runs from 3 pm to 8 pm on Friday, from 10 am to 7 pm on Saturday, and from 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday. Single-day tickets start at $25. A weekend pass starts at $65, but only upon purchasing in advance.