Baltimore Comic-Con Kicks Off Tomorrow!
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – September 7, 2012 – The 13th Annual Baltimore Comic-Con kicks-off tomorrow morning, Saturday, September 8, 2012 at the Baltimore Convention Center! The show floor will open at 10:00 am, but box offices will be open as early as 7:30 am.
Here are a few last-minute reminders for attendees:
Be sure to arrive early, as lines to enter when the show floor opens will begin to form early.
If you already have a ticket, line up and enter outside of the doors facing Pratt Street.
If you are a VIP ticket holder, enter through the doors facing Pratt Street and proceed to the VIP ticket holder booth.
If you are an exhibitor, retailer, or guest, enter the lobby through the doors facing Pratt Street and proceed to your respective registration booth.
All attendees need to bring their receipt from their online ticket purchase and a photo ID and follow directions of staff members to guide them to the proper lines where their receipts will be collected and wristbands issued.
Those who purchased the Stan Lee VIP Packages should go the Will Call booth to attain their packages.
The 4th Annual Costume Contest will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm. Registration will begin as soon as the show opens at 10:00 am. Contest Registration forms will be handed out at all ticket booths for all patrons interested in entering the costume contest to further speed the registration process. Over-17 registration will cost $5. Under-17 registration will be free.
Be sure to follow us on Twitter (hashtag #bcc2012) and Facebook for all the latest updates and announcements throughout the show.
Regretfully, we have to announce that a few of our guests have had to cancel their trip to the show. Michael and Laura Allred, Keith Giffen, Mark McKenna, Sean Gordon Murphy, Scott Kurtz, Alex Saviuk, Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Connor, and Laura Martin will all unfortunately be unable to make it this year’s event.
Full Guest List
A complete list of confirmed guests for this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con can be found here.
Fourth Annual Costume Contest at the Baltimore Comic-Con – UPDATED
The 4th Annual Costume Contest will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm. With $1,000 up for grabs for the best overall costume and prizes for each of the 10 categories, this is one event all of you cosplayers don’t want to miss! For more information and a complete list of categories, visit our website’s Costume Contest page.
Harvey Tickets Still Available
Time is running out, but there is still an opportunity to attend the party! Join our MC Phil LaMarr, nominees, presenters, Stan Lee, and other fans at the Harvey Awards Banquet! Tickets available until Wednesday at baltimorecomiccon.com/harvey-awards.
Save the Date! Baltimore Comic-Con 2013!
That’s right! Mark your calendars now for next year’s Baltimore Comic-Con, which will take place the weekend of September 7-8, 2013 at the Baltimore Convention Center, and we’ll see YOU in Baltimore!
Will you be tweeting this year from the show floor? Make sure you use the #BCC2012 hashtag! See what the latest news and excitement at the 2012 Baltimore Comic-Con is about by tracking #BCC2012!
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The latest developments can always be found at our website, Twitter, and Facebook pages.
This year’s Baltimore Comic-Con will be held September 8-9, 2012. Convention hours are Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. The ceremony and banquet for the Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, September 8th.