Chicago’s longest-running comic and pop culture convention, FAN EXPO Chicago today announced highlights of this year’s event running August 10 – 13, 2023 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. The four-day expo will see celebrity superstars, comic and graphic novel artists, gamers, and epic cosplayers gather for an unforgettable celebration of all things pop culture and fandom.

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FAN EXPO Chicago will see a time-tripping “Back to the Future” cast reunion featuring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, and Tom Wilson; and joining in the celebration of all things pop culture are superstar celebrities including legendary director Sam Raimi (Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, The Evil Dead); Giancarlo Esposito (The Mandalorian, Breaking Bad); Christina Ricci (Wednesday, The Addams Family); Henry Winkler (Arrested Development, Scream, Happy Days); and Katee Sackhoff (The Mandalorian, Battlestar Galactica).

Continuing its 51-year tradition of supporting the work of some of the most talented comic artists in the industry, FAN EXPO Chicago welcomes legendary comic artist and FAN EXPO exclusive Frank Miller (Sin City, Batman: Year One, subject of the film Frank Miller: An American Genius); Jae Lee (Seven Sons); Alan Quah (Gears of War); and Björn Barends (Spawn); along with more than 30 more artists at the cutting edge of their industry in the show’s hallmark Artist Alley.

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“For 51 years running, Chicago fans have built an incredible community,” said Andrew Moyes, Vice President of FAN EXPO HQ. “Everyone is a fan of something, and FAN EXPO Chicago is a fantastic opportunity to discover and celebrate fandoms, cultivating a sense of belonging which is especially important today.”

FAN EXPO Chicago runs August 10 – 13, 2023 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. Show hours are Thursday 4 – 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tickets start at $22 during the advanced pricing window until July 26, 2023, and begin at $27 from July 27 through the end of the show; 4-day passes and VIP packages also available at More information and updates can be found at

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