In the new normal of Covid 19, comic fans are no stranger to having events get cancelled. Mainframe Comic Con may have found an answer to give fans a little reprieve by hosting an online con. It will have all the hallmarks of in-person conventions including cosplay, creators, celebrity guests, and more. Check out info below!
Mainframe Comic Con will broadcast live from Chicago Comics in Chicago, Illinois, and will feature virtual appearances from numerous industry guests including Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s Clark Gregg, Tim Seeley, Kevin Smith, Bosslogic, J.M. DeMatteis, Joe Hill, Ron Marz and more. BOOM! Studios and Ahoy Comics are publishers who have signed on according to Mainfram’e organizers, with the latter ‘sending’ Tom Peyer, Stuart Moore, Mark Russell, Richard Pace, and Mariah McCourt as their representatives.
Activities taking place during Mainframe will include daily live remote interviews, artist sketching in a virtual artist’s alley, cosplay contests, and live comic book auctions hosted by shops around the country.
Mainframe Comic Con will broadcast live from its own website on April 25 and 26, and will accept donations for the American Red Cross and the Hero Initiative. The con’s full schedule of events has yet to be released
Looks like this will be a star studded event not to miss!