The Midwest’s biggest comics and pop culture conference, C2E2, is coming up this weekend. This year the event features more than 100 panels and nearly the same number of special guests. C2E2 2017 features photo op and signature hunting galore with stars from The Flash, Stranger Things, Harry Potter, and more. If you’re hoping for sketches from your favorite comic book creators they have those, too. We’ve pulled out some of the highlights from both entertainment and comics.
The Flash‘s Caitlin Snow/Killer Frost
Evanna Lynch & Jason Isaacs
Harry Potter‘s Luna Lovegood and Lucius Malfoy (respectively). Isaacs recently portrayed Dr. Hunter Aloysiud Percy in Netflix’s The OA and will star as Captain Lorca in Star Trek: Discovery.
Finn Wolfhard, Gatten Matarazzo, & Millie Bobby Brown
Netflix’s Stranger Things
Mean Gene Okerlund
The greatest wrestling announcer of all time.
Marvel’s Luke Cage
Co-Founder of Marvel Comics and king of cameos. The hardest working 94-year-old in show business.
Daredevil‘s Wilson “Kingpin” Fisk and a whole lot of movies.
Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Wesley Crusher and co-star of Tabletop
Eisner award winning comic artist and writer. Co-creator of the on-going Sex Criminals and future writer on the relaunch of Marvel’s Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man.
Eisner award winning comic artist and writer. Best known for The Goon and co-writing IDW’s Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters. His current project is the self-published comic Hillbilly.
Artist on Marvel’s The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl and early issues of Archie’s current Jughead series.
Has worked for both DC and Marvel writing tentpole characters like Batman, Superman, and The Punisher. Recently announced he’s ending his critically acclaimed run on Wonder Woman (with Nicola Scott and Liam Sharpe, the latter will also appear at C2E2). Co-creator of Lazarus and Black Magick.
Writer and artist. Co-creator of Southern Bastards (with Jason Aaron who will also be appearing at C2E2) and most recently launched the critically-acclaimed Black Cloud (with Ivan Brandon who will also be appearing at C2E2).
Highly decorated comic artist and writer with multiple nominations for Eisners and Harveys. He’s written Marvel characters like Hawkeye, the X-Men, and Moon Knight. However, he’s likely best known for his personal creations like Underwater Welder, Sweet Tooth, Black Hammer, and Descender.
A spectacular illustrator is best known for her cover work on Jem and the Holograms and Josie and the Pussycats. She also makes some kick-ass pins.
Eisner award-winning writer and artist. Best known for her Scary Godmother series, but has also worked on Wonder Woman, Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, and Grant Morrison’s The Invisibles.
Current writer on Marvel’s Rocket Raccoon and Kingpin solo titles. Co-creator on Black Mask Studio titles 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank and We Can Never Go Home.
Eisner award-winning comic artist best known for the recently completed series Chew.