Return of the Baltimore Comic-Con Spring Fling
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - February 15, 2018 - T
he Baltimore Comic-Con returns to the Inner Harbor's Baltimore Convention Center this September 28-30, but so does our special "thank you" event to our fans -- Baltimore Comic-Con Spring Fling returns for its 2nd annual event in 2018!
Baltimore Comic-Con Spring Fling is a good old-fashioned comic book show with rows and rows of comic book dealers from 6-8 states around the country, with comics and collectibles from the ancient to the very modern...and we're bringing in a few guests as well!
Ringo Award winner and Harvey and Eisner award nominee
Frank Cho launched his career as a comic strip artist at the University of Maryland-College Park student newspaper, penning
University2, which was the predecessor of his creator-owned syndicated strip and comic series,
Liberty Meadows. His body of work also includes Marvel Comics'
Shanna the She-Devil,
New Ultimates, and
X-Men: Schism, as well as
Jungle Girl for Dynamite Entertainment. His recent work can be seen in BOOM! Studios'
Skybourne, and on covers from DC Comics'
Harley Quinn and
Long-time friend of the show, Ringo, Harvey, and Eisner Award nominee, and guest since our inception in 2000 (!), artist and writer
has contributed to numerous comic titles, both printed and on-line. His
Astounding Space Thrills
was self-published, published by Image Comics, and collected as a trade paperback by IDW. He has been featured in titles such as
from DC Comics,
Star Trek: Year Four
from IDW, and
Michael Chabon's Amazing Adventures of the Escapist
from Dark Horse Comics. His creator-owned
, is available through his
in print or soft copy editions, and you can read his webcomic,
The Middle Age
, on his
is the award-winning artist and writer of graphic novels
(with Rich Faber). John teamed with sons Jack and Will to create a kids book,
, about two kids whose superhero dad is always out saving the world, and they pass the time using his gizmos for lovable mayhem. Jack and Will follow in the footsteps of big sister Katie, who teamed with her dad to create
Zoey and Ketchup
. John's Buzzboy is back from American Mythology Productions in
Buzzboy Go Digital Monster Mayhem
, where he has also contributed to the recently relaunched
Casper the Friendly Ghost
. When not creating comics, John is executive director of Kids Love Comics (
) and works as art director for
Mark Morales has established himself as one of the industry's go-to inkers for major titles and events for the big publishers. He has inked a vast number of titles at Marvel Comics including, among many others,
Avengers vs. X-Men,
X-Men. He has also done work for DC Comics on titles like
New Suicide Squad,
Superman: The Man of Steel. He was also awarded the Harvey Award for Best Inker in 2009 and 2011.
Brandon Peterson has been a professional illustrator for over 20 years, working primarily as a penciller and inker, but often as a colorist, writer, editor, and art director. He has done a great deal of work at Marvel Comics, as the artist on books like
Uncanny X-Men. Brandon was also VP of Special Projects and Art Director of the now-defunct CrossGen Comics, where he created titles like
Chimera. He is also a veteran of Top Cow Productions, having worked on
Medieval Spawn/Witchblade, and his own book,
Arcanum. His work is recently featured on IDW's
Revolution Heroes and DC Comics'
will be in the room with us this year -- stay tuned!
So here are the details:
When: Sunday April 29. 10-5
Where: BWI Airport Marriott, 1743 West Nursery Road, Linthicum, MD 20190
The Baltimore Comic-Con Spring Fling is a thank-you to our fans for helping us grow and making our show into the institution it has become. This one's just for the fun of it, and we hope we'll see you there!
Want to join us in September for the main event? Visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com for more information on the Baltimore Comic-Con and www.baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets/ to purchase your advanced tickets!
In the coming weeks, look for more announcements from the Baltimore Comic-Con. We are looking forward to highlighting our guests, industry exclusives, and programming. The latest developments can always be found on our website, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages.