Con season is now in full swing, which for fans means sore feet, lighter wallets, and lots of nerding out in public. This is my third year attending the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo, a still relatively new ReedPOP convention that has quickly become one of the largest shows in the midwest. Here is an overview of Friday and Saturday, including cosplayers, creators, fans, and merchandise from the con floor.
Megan is a Chicago based professional photographer by day and a comic book blogger by nights and weekends at comicbookcandy.com. As a former comic book retail employee, Megan writes about the industry with an insider perspective. Megan still moderates a monthly Ladies’ Night event at Graham Crackers Comics in downtown Chicago, and is editor-in-chief of Ladies’ Night Anthology.