To discover everything that you need to know about the 2017 Eclipse Comic Con and the spin off event which was created as a result of the popularity of the Eclipse Comic Con, simply continue reading to discover everything that you need to know about the Eclipse Comic Con.
A guide to the Eclipse Comic Con:
The first Eclipse Comic Con was Eclipse Comic Con 2017:
Eclipse Comic Con was held in southern Illinois and was held at the Southern Illinois University. Which offered plenty of space for a large scale, professional convention.
Rare comic books were sold at Eclipse Comic Con:
One of the draw-cards of the Eclipse Comic Con was the wide variety of rare comic books which were sale. Some examples of the comic books series which were available included Marvel and DC comics. Some of the rarer comic books which were sold were priced over $100.
There were areas where attendees could play different games:
As an example, there was a large section which was dedicated to the popular fantasy card game Magic: The Gathering. Where keen players were able to play worthy adversaries and new-comers were taught the basics of playing Magic: The Gathering. While there were also tables set up to keep die hard Dungeons and Dragons players well entertained.
Attendees could purchase arts and crafts from noted artists:
Attendees also had the opportunity to purchase high quality arts and crafts from notable artists. As an example, individuals could commission a professional cartoonist to draw them as a superhero or a fantasy based character.
Attendees were encouraged to dress up as their favorite cosplay characters:
Just like San Diego Comic Comic which is one of the most popular conventions in the world, attendees who brought tickets to Eclipse Comic Con were encouraged to cosplay as their favorite characters. While some individuals chose to dress up as characters from their favorite video games, table top games and card games, other attendees dressed up as their favorite superheroes, fantasy characters and sci-fi characters. Some of the most popular costumes were storm trooper outfits and attendees queued up to get a photo with one of the storm troopers who were walking around the convention.
Eclipse Comic Con was so popular that it helped inspired a new annual convention:
After the popularity of the very first Eclipse Comic Con which took place in 2017, the college which hosted the event the Southern Illinois University decided to create an annual sci-fi convention, which is now known as the Saluki Con. So if you like the sound of attending a local sci-fi convention like Eclipse Comic Con, it’s well worth making an effort to attend the next Saluki Con at the Southern Illinois University. As each year the convention becomes a larger more professional event, which is well worth attending.
Saluki Con draws a wide variety of celebrity guests:
If you attend conventions in order to get up close and personal with some of your favorite sci-fi actors, authors and illustrators, it’s well worth purchasing tickets to Saluki Con as each year Saluki Con draws a multitude of famous celebrity guests.
So if you’d love to attend a local comic con convention in Illinois, make sure to mark the next Saluki Con on your calendar, so you don’t miss out on one of the most professional conventions in Illinois.