Uncanny Comic Expo

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    Uncanny Comic Expo

    March 7, 2020

    10am-6pm

    FireLake Arena / Shawnee, OK

    Join us for Shawnee's premier family-friendly comic book and pop culture convention featuring comics, cosplay, gaming, and more.


    Visitor Info

    When
    March 7, 2020 (10am-6pm)

    Where
    FireLake Arena
    18145 Old Rangeline Rd
    Shawnee, OK 74801


    Recommended Lodging
    We have worked with Hampton Inn Shawnee to provide discounted room rates of $109/night. Please click below to book your room.

    Vendor Info

    One of the highlights of Uncanny Comic Expo is our exhibitor floor! We had around 2000 people in attendance during the 2019 show, and expect to grow for 2020!

    We are now accepting vendor, artist/creator, and cosplayer applications! Secure a booth space through our online payment options or send us a check.

    We will be happy to reserve a specific space once payment is received, on a first come-first served basis. Make sure to send us a completed application either via email or mail it to us.


    The Venue
    FireLake Arena is the best facility in the region for Uncanny Comic Expo! The featured exhibitor floor features over 100 vendor, artist/creator, and cosplayer tables, and a main stage for the costume contest and panels. We also have two VIP rooms available, as well as corridor space.

    This year we will also be utilizing space outside for special events and food trucks. We also will have live, superhero/fantasy themed music playing up in the arena seats!

    Vendors

    3 Bulls UPcycling

    501st Legion

    A&A Comics

    Aaron Aldridge

    Adam Conklin

    Albert’s Cartoon Art and Collectibles

    Alexandra Brodt Illustration

    All Day Comics

    All Star Comics

    Archerfire Comics

    Area 51 Comics

    Art by Chelsea D.

    Artistic Temperament Designs

    As You Wish Customs/Signature Horror

    Bart Bush

    Bell St. Retro Arcade

    Big Guy’s Vintage Toys

    Bitsy Blue Designs

    Blackwolf Artworks

    Boomer Comics

    Brittani’s Loom Lounge/ Eufaula Deadpool

    Brockus Artwork and Creations

    Broken Stitches

    Candy Food Truck

    Caravan Costumes

    CBCS Comics

    Chick-FIl-A

    Choosing Joy Creations

    Cora Jet Cosplay

    CraftySasha’s Creations

    Crazed Lemming Productions

    Crutchfield Comics

    Curtis Bough

    Cute ‘n’ Deadly

    Daniel Mitchusson

    DC Marvel League

    Deadlift Collectibles

    Deann Stone Designs

    Denton Comics

    Dice Addiction Games & More

    DnD Adventurers League

    Doghouse Collectibles

    Eagle Scout Concessions, LLC

    Emfy Art

    Empire Sites Back

    Equinox Comics

    Escape from Reality

    Fox & Crane Creative Studios

    Gillygoods Emporium

    Hampton Inn

    Honor Lychee

    Hulk Car

    James Drain, Artist

    JC’s Comic Book Lounge

    JediOKC

    Jerry Bennett

    Jerry DeCastro

    Joshua Cassella, Artist & Creative Problem Solver

    Joshua WIlkinson Comics

    Kona Ice Moore

    Kyros Cosplay

    Legendary Toyography

    Little Prince Creations

    Liveurlifeloudly

    Lone Tree Comics

    Loni’s Handmade Keychains and More

    Lucky S Creations

    Madm3n Comics

    Mandalorian Mercs

    Masterwork Comics & Collectibles

    Michael Golden

    Michael Page Comics

    Mike’s Marvels (CGC Facilitator)

    Mycomicshop.com/Lone Star Comics

    Nana Marchae Artist

    Natasha Alterici

    Nerd Alert Customs

    Nerd Alert Events

    Nerdful Things

    New World Comics

    Nutmeg and Mint Art

    OBU Art

    Oklahoma City Ghostbusters

    Pixie Creations

    Princess Pineapple Illustrations

    Pulp Diction Productions

    PvE

    Rebel Legion

    Red Dog Press

    RedDirt 3D

    RedRooster Comics

    Remnant Tactical

    S n’ S Collectibles

    SaBasse Studios

    Scrunchies on a Mission

    Sew Nerdy

    ShawneeEvents.com

    Silent Auction for Local School Fine Arts

    Sky Marshalls

    Soul Fiction Factory

    Spectacular Comics

    SpectrumPink

    Speeding Bullet Comics

    Spud Headz

    Supernatural Angel

    Tabi Slick

    The Bazaar Fancon

    The Bobcat

    The Cave

    The Collector’s Asylum

    The Gathering Place

    The Presley Group

    Traci Ison Schafer & Sabrina A. Fish, Sci-fi/Fantasy Authors

    Trades for Days

    Twisted Dog Leather and Chainmail

    Uncanny Comic Expo

    Usborne Books and More

    Valen LaRae

    Visit Shawnee

    Warehouse Roy G Biv

    Wolf Bullock Studios

    Become A Sponsor

    Sponsors allow us to take our show from great to spectacular! Check out the benefits you can receive and the opportunities you can provide our community by becoming a sponsor for Uncanny Comic Expo 2020!


    Sponsors

    Contact

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    Get Invovled

    Volunteer slots are full for the 2020 show! Please try again next year!

    Events

    While attending Uncanny Comic Expo, you'll be able to participate in and experience dozens of activities, competitions, performances, and more. Please click one of the options below to learn more.

    Contests & Giveaways

    Student Art Competition
    This year we are starting a student art competition to promote the Fine Arts in out schools! We have 4 different categories from pre-k to college age, with prizes for each! Download the entry form and rules below.


    Costume Contest for Kids and Adults
    Our popular costume contests are returning! We will have 3 categories: Kids (0-12), Teens (13-17), and Adults (18+), with prizes for each! Sign up at Uncanny Comic Expo (spots are limited, so register early!)


    Giveaways
    We have a TON of giveaways this year! Simply register for free at the ShawneeEvents.com booth for your chance to win one of dozens of prizes from our vendors and sponsors, including a graded Amazing Spider-Man #238 signed by Stan Lee.

    Panels

    We have some great panels lined up:

    Good Trash: How to go from reading a genre to writing it, with Joshua UnruhMake it Yours, with Kyros Cosplay and Honor LycheeBoku No Hero Q&A and Trivia, with Princess Pineapple CosplayChildren’s Storytime, with Corrine WilliamsPainting Believable Characters, with Joshua Brunet

    Performances

    The OBU Bison Jazz Orchestra will be playing nerd-themed music at the opening of the show! You won’t want to miss the big band playing these great hits!

    Erik Stephen, one of our VIP Guests, will be performing nerd-culture related Hip-hop!

    Activities

    Bell St. Retro Arcade
    Bell St. Retro Arcade will be bringing some vintage arcade machines for guests to play, and all for free! Check them out in the corridor!


    Remnant Tactical Laser Tag
    Remnant Tactical will be hosting laser tag games with their state of the art equipment outside on the SW corner of the Arena! (Extra fee).


    Celebrity Vehicles
    Celebrity vehicles can be found outside the arena. See some of your favorite nerd-themed vehicles!


    Silent Auction
    Each year Uncanny Comic Expo holds a silent auction to benefit a fine arts program at an area school. This year, we are proud to sponsor Bethel High School Art!

    Items in the auction are donated by our amazing vendors, artists, and sponsors. Last year items ranged from a 3D printed Flash helmet to an Amazing Spider-Man #300 comic!


    Gaming
    PvE is hosting the following in the South VIP room:

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament ($10, streamed on Twitch and the JUMBOTRON!), a meet and greet with Oklahoma PR players PvE|CannonRed (Jigglypuff) and PvE|Ben (Shulk)8 man Win-A-Box pods for Dragonball Super, Yugioh, MTG and Pokemon. ($10)Small retro game area and other consoles for free play and more
    The North VIP room is hosted by Uncanny Comic Expo, and features:

    Dungeons & Dragons Adventurers league for all skill levels (including those new to DnD!)Paint and Take miniatures with Dice Addiction Games and More ($5)Game demos by Dice Addiction and Dennis McDonald

    Guests

    Uncanny Comic Expo provides a unique opportunity to meet some of your favorite artists and writes. Also, there will be multiple photo ops with cosplay characters.

    Artists are available during all show hours (minus breaks) for autographs. CGC and CBCS witnesses are available by request. See individual artists for pricing and requests for commissions.

    Michael Golden

    Michael Golden
    Artist for Marvel, DC and more, Co-creator of Rogue, Bucky O’Hare

    Ben Dunn

    Ben Dunn
    Artist for Ninja Academy, Warrior Nun

    Jerry Bennett

    Jerry Bennett
    Artist for Lucasfilm, Marvel, Saban

    Jerry Bennett

    Joshua S. Brunet
    Artist

    Natasha Alterici

    Natasha Alterici
    Artist/Writer for Heathen, Gotham Academy: Yearbook

    Cosplay Guests

    Click on a guest's name to learn more.

    Cora Jet

    Cora Jet

    Honor Lychee

    Honor Lychee

    Kyros Cosplay

    Kyros Cosplay

    Princess PineApple

    Princess PineApple

    Plan Your Visit

    When and Where
    March 7, 2020 (10am-6pm)

    FireLake Arena
    18145 Old Rangeline Rd
    Shawnee, OK 74801


    About The Venue
    FireLake Arena is the best facility in the region for Uncanny Comic Expo! The exhibitor floor features over 150 vendor, artist/creator, and cosplayer tables, and a main stage for the costume contest and panels. We also have two VIP rooms available, as well as corridor space.

    This year we will also be utilizing space outside for special events and food trucks.


    Mobile App
    In an effort to help take care of our planet, our program and other information can be found on the Gather Events app. Download the app and search for Uncanny Comic Expo. The app will be updated through the day of the event.


    Recommended Lodging
    We have worked with Hampton Inn Shawnee to provide discounted room rates of $109/night. Please click below to book your room.


    Accessibility
    FireLake arena and all aspects of Uncanny Comic Expo are wheelchair accessible. Elevators to the second floor are located on the Northwest and Southwest corners of the coorider. If you require assistance, please notify Uncanny Comic Expo Staff.


    Mission
    Uncanny Comic Expo is an annual comic book and pop culture convention organized by Uncanny Events, LLC. Our mission is to promote community unity and provide family-friendly entertainment through a celebration of nerd culture. We also support local school art, drama, and music programs as we see comic books, cosplay, gaming, and related interests as expressions of and gateways to the Fine Arts.

    Contests

    Student Art Competition
    This year we are starting a student art competition to promote the Fine Arts in out schools! We have 4 different categories from pre-k to college age, with prizes for each! Download the entry form and rules below.


    Costume Contest for Kids and Adults
    Our popular costume contests are returning! We will have a kid category (up to age 17) and an adult category (ages 18 and up) with prizes for each! Sign up at Uncanny Comic Expo (spots are limited, so register early!)


    Gaming Competitions
    PVE is hosting our Video Game and Trading Card Game tournaments this year! We will be posting more information on details soon!


    Giveaways
    We have a TON of giveaways this year! Simply register for free at the ShawneeEvents.com booth for your chance to win one of dozens of prizes from our vendors and sponsors, including a graded comic book signed by Stan Lee!

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