The greatest two-day comic book show in the triangle returns!

OAK CITY COMICON is Raleigh, North Carolina’s Premier two-day comicon and it’s coming to the Raleigh Convention Center March 18-19th, 2017! We’re better, badder, bigger, and we’ve decided to hold our show for TWO DAYS as we return to the Raleigh Convention Center! We’ve got 60,000 square feet of fun waiting for the fans, and we can’t wait to show it off!

We got BIG, BIG plans: New exhibits. New panels. New workshops. New all-encompassing comic book pop culture overload experience! And of course we once again we welcome the finest vendors in comic books, toys, and collectibles, as well as a plethora of phenomenal comic book creators from the triangle area and far beyond. All of this PLUS our fan-favorite, massive COSPLAY CONTEST!

Join us for the best one-on-one workshops and one-of-a-kind panels by industry professionals and local talent! We have everything that you’re looking for, from costume making and world building, to toy collecting and the Walking Dead! It’s all right here, and all panels and classes are free with admission!

With the awesome support of the surrounding communities and local stores in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill THIS IS the show that everyone is buzzing about! Come on out and see the greatest two-day comicon in the Triangle on March 18-19th, 2017! Brought to you by your pals at the NC Comicon, Ultimate Comics and SsaleFish Comics in Winston Salem!

Show Hours:

Saturday, March 18th, 2016 – 10am – 6pm

Sunday, March 19th, 2016 – 12pm – 6pm

Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street,
Raleigh, NC 27601

Questions? [email protected]

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