March 24 - 26, 2023

Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

FAN EXPO Cleveland

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COMICS ATTRACTIONS

KAPOW! SZZZKT! Prepare for a rip-roaring time and a bunch of legendary creators and hard-to-find comics. Sign up for our e-newsletter to receive comic updates.

CELEBRATING SUPERMAN

It's Superman's 85th Anniversary and FAN EXPO Cleveland is honoring the Man of Steel and his Cleveland origins with a Super Celebration, including:

- Comic Guests
- Sketch Duels & Workshops
- Super Bingo
- Superman Capes & Cosplays in Cleveland Photo Experience
- Super Comic Art Contest
- The Siegel & Shuster Society Panel

And so much more - it's going to be a party to make Krypton proud!

SUPER BINGO

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman and a whole slew of SUPER vendors in this years Super Bingo game happening Sunday, March 26! Pick up a Bingo card at the FAN EXPO Cleveland Info Desk, Merch Booth, or any of the "Super" Activations (listed in the FAN EXPO Cleveland mobile app) and begin your journey to find all of our SUPER vendors (and maybe even the Man of Steel himself).

MEET LEGENDARY COMIC CREATORS

Comic Legends, Pro Comic Book artists, and writers will be with us all weekend. Be sure to drop by the Comic Creator area next to Artist Alley to meet them and geek out over their amazing work.

ARTIST ALLEY

Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all your favorite pencillers, inkers and writers. This is a “must experience area” for anyone interested in meeting the rising stars and the people who work the front lines of the industry. Here you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches.

GET YOUR COMIC BOOKS AUTOGRAPHED

Dig through your collection or visit some of the vendors for elusive back issues and graphic novels by our many creator guests. Note: some guests may have autograph fees and/or signing limits. Please check with creators individually.

SUPER COMIC ART CONTEST

Are you ready to draw Superman? What about other superheroes?! Whether you’re an experienced artist or it’s the first time you’ve picked up a pencil, it’s time to show off your unique style, skills, and inspiration with the FAN EXPO Cleveland SUPER Comic Art Contest. Submit your superhero-inspired artwork that celebrates Superman, superheroes, and the great city of Cleveland for a chance to win prizes at the show. All accepted submissions will be shown at FAN EXPO Cleveland 2023 and attendees will vote for the winners! Prizes include tickets to FAN EXPO Cleveland 2024, Comic Guest autographs, and more! 

WORKSHOPS, SKETCH DUELS, AND MORE WITH JOE WOS!

Joe Wos has been a professional cartoonist since the age of 14. His career path over the past 35 years has taken as many twists and turns as one of his mazes, as he finds new and innovative ways to pursue his passion for the cartoon arts. Joe is the Emmy Award winning host and creator of “Cartoon Academy” as seen on PBS affiliates.

FAN SKETCH DUELS WITH COMIC GUESTS

You’ve seen the sketch duels and felt the excitement as a spectator - now it’s time to leave the sidelines and enter the ring of your own duel! Join FAN EXPO Cleveland's Fan Sketch Duels, where audience members will have the chance to battle it out and receive real-time feedback from our Comic Guests. Stay tuned for specific days and times as the show gets closer.

COMIC CHARACTER CREATION WORKSHOPS

Come and draw along with FAN EXPO Cleveland's Comic Guests! Learn how to create your favorite superheroes or develop a character that's all your own. Stay tuned for specific days and times as the show gets closer.

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

Take your craft to the next level at our amazing seminars and workshops held by the pros of the industry. With professionals leading the way, you’ll learn how to level up your skills in the real world.

SKETCH DUELS AND MORE!

Check out your favorite comic artists as they go “pen to pen”, and be entered to win the original art they produce once they’re done! An amazing experience to witness, these friendly rival competitions show who has got the edge in comic book illustration!

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