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

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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 Cosplay Children’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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