Prepare for the Comic Con Revolution!

Friends, we are excited to attend the first ever Comic Con Revolution in Chicago. Now while this event has happened in other cities, it is great to have another comic convention in the Chicagoland area. We will be there on Saturday covering the event and sharing with you all of the amazing things we see.

Atomic Crush Events (ACE) is for the inaugural Comic Con Revolution Chicago (CCR CHI). The show is this coming weekend June 1st & 2nd 2019 at The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Comic Con Revolution will feature an impressive array of over guests, exhibitors, 2 full days of programming and the Cosplay Revolution Contest with a Best in Show cash prize of $500

Attendees will be treated to a wide array of entertainment, including:

  • From Sidekick to Star: Harley Quinn – From Joker’s sidekick to main villain, Harley Quinn has come into her own as one of DC’s best characters. Harley Quinn artist Amanda Conner is joined by Harley Quinn writer Jimmy Palmiotti to talk about what makes Daddy’s Li’l Monster such an enduring and fun character 27 years after her first appearance.
  • What’s Next for the MCU? – Moderated by Newsarama’s Chris Arrant, Fabian Nicieza (Deadpool, Black Panther) and Ray Anthony Height (Wakanda Forever) gather together to postulate, discuss, theorize and predict what they think is coming up in the next chapter of the MCU
  • Thrawn! – The Galactic Empire was never the same after Timothy Zahn created Grand Admiral Thrawn. Now is your chance to find out the process behind Thrawn’s creation, and what makes him a best-selling, fan-favorite character. Moderated by Chris Arrant, with a Q&A to follow
  • The Voice Behind Gears of War & Assassin’s Creed – A live Ask Me Anything with Carlos Ferro. With a career that spans Gears of War, Godfather, Assassins Creed, Star Trek and more; fans will get a chance to ask the actor/voice actor all about some of the most influential properties in pop culture. Moderated by Newsrama’s Chris Arrant
  • Stan Lee Tribute – Hear from some of Comic Con Revolution’s most esteemed guests, Daredevil’s Peter Shinkoda and Comic Book Men’s Ming Chen as they give tribute to the man who influenced and inspired generations of comic book creators, and talk about his lasting legacy. Moderated by Tommy Walker.
  • 4 Video Game Tournaments – Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Smash Bros!, Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat 11.  Sign up at the show and compete for the title of Champion Standing!
  • Life in the Batcave – Venture into Gotham City with artist Gene Ha (Batman: Fortunate Son, Batman: Black and White) and writer Russell Lissau (The Batman Strikes, Batman: War Games). Learn about how they first entered the Batcave, their favorite Bat-family members and rogues, their approaches to the Dark Knight Detective and more.
  • X-Men Retrospective – Join Newsarama’s Chris Arrant as he delves into the X-Men’s history with Mike McKone and Greg Land. Questions will be asked and answers will be given. 

Guests scheduled to appear include Chris Arrant, Matthew Atchley, Kyrstin Avello, Chiara Bautista, Ming Chen, Matthew Clark, Amanda Conner, Vito Delsante, Joe Eisma, Carlos Ferro, Jay Fosgitt, Guy Gilchrist, Gene Ha, Matt Haley, Ray-Anthony Height, Greg Land, Russell Lissau, Ron Marz, Mike Mckone, Angel Medina, Rafael Navarro, Fabian Nicieza, James O’Barr, Jimmy Palmiotti, Scott Pyburn, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Ron Rosa, Peter Shinkoda, Arthur Suydam, Billy Tucci, Angi Viper, Tommy Walker, Mike Wellman, Jessi Zabarsky, Timothy Zahn, and Mike Zeck

“We are so excited to bring our brand of old school Comic Con fun to Rosemont, said Atomic Crush Events Co-owner and founder Mike Scigliano.  “It’s a show built by comic enthusiasts for comic enthusiasts.  Can’t wait to make year one amazing with all our attendees.”

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