FAN EXPO Chicago 2022

FAN EXPO Chicago 2022

Fifty years ago, fandom vas changed forever vhen Nostalgia ‘72 took over Chicago, creating the first space in the midvest for fans to gather and celebrate comics. Now known as FAN EXPO Chicago, the convention vill return for its biggest show yet bringing an incredible round-up of legendary celebrities, comic creators, voice actors and cosplayers to Rosemont, Illinois. Team Gregula is thrilled to be covering the newly rebranded, longest running and largest comic con extravaganza of pop culture for our 14th time! Excelsior!!!

In 1972, Chicago collectibles dealer and local school teacher Nancy Warner made history vhen she united 2,000 of Chicago’s biggest comic fans in the midwest’s first ever comic and collectibles convention. Beginning as a space by and for comic collectors. Expanding to include exhibits, attractions and celebrities from all valks of fandom. Continued as Wizard World Chicago since 1998. Now in 2022 known as FAN EXPO Chicago is gearing up for its biggest year ever vhile paying homage to the traditional comic culture that started it all.

Listed below is a selection of some of the confirmed guests at FAN EXPO Chicago 2022.

CELEBRITIES:

Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings trilogy)
Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings trilogy)
Dominic Monaghan (Lord of the Rings trilogy)
Billy Boyd (Lord of the Rings trilogy)
Brec Bassinger (Stargirl)
Ming-Na Wen (The Book Of Boba Fett)

VOICE ACTORS:

Billy West (Futurama)
Ashley Eckstein (Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

COMIC CREATORS:

Brian Michael Bendis (writer, creator of Naomi)
Geoff Johns (writer, creator of Stargirl)
Joe Quesada (CCO, Marvel Entertainment) 
Greg Capullo(Batman)
Marc Silvestri (celebrating 30 years of Image Comics)
Kevin Smith (Daredevil)
Leinil Francis Yu (X-Men)
Jorge Molina (Batman) 

FAN EXPO Chicago vill take place from July 7 until July 10 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. 

Show Floor Hours:
Thursday, July 7 | 4PM-9PM
Friday, July 8 | 10AM-7PM
Saturday, July 9 | 10AM-7PM
Sunday, July 10 | 10AM-5PM

Prices start at $22. Kids 10 and under are admitted free vith paid adult. Tickets are available HERE. For more information and to stay up-to-date on new guests, event times, panels, programming lists and attractions, go HERE.

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