First Guests announced for Fan Expo Chicago

Chicago’s longest-running comic and pop culture convention, FAN EXPO Chicago today offered a first look at this year’s event running August 16 – 18, 2024 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. The three-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. 

Celebrity guests beaming into the 2024 show include the legendary Captain James T. Kirk himself, William ShatnerMEN IN BLACK and DAREDEVIL star Vincent D’OnofrioCHARMED’s Holly Marie CombsGUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY fan favorite Sean GunnSAVED BY THE BELL’s Mario LopezTHE TERMINATOR’s Michael BiehnSCREAM’s Ghostface, LEE WADDELLAHSOKA’s Eman Esfandi; and Johnny Yong BoschMIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS’ Black Ranger.

FAN EXPO Chicago continues its 52-year tradition of supporting the work of some of the most talented artists and writers in the industry. Fans can expect a jam-packed Artist Alley in 2024, featuring more than 30 artists from Chicago and around the world. 

FAN EXPO Chicago runs August 16 – 18, 2024 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. Show hours are Friday 4 – 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tickets start at $38 during the advanced pricing window until August 1, 2024, and begin at $48 from August 2 through the end of the show; 3-day passes and VIP packages also available at More information and updates can be found at

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