Cosplay and Costuming Events at Raleigh Supercon

Raleigh Supercon has one of the largest cosplay and costuming events of any convention in the state of North Carolina, with non-stop panels, workshops, contests and photo shoots for 4 days straight. We will have more cosplay events than ever before! More contests, Read More

Photo Ops

CLICK HERE for more info on Celebrity Autographs, Selfies, and Professional Photo Ops. 

How to Transfer your Supercon Tickets to a Friend

Realized that you can no longer attend Supercon and not sure what to do with your tickets? While Supercon Tickets are non-refundable, they are transferable! This means that you can give your Supercon 2018 Tickets to a friend. Follow the instructions below Read More

FSCW (Fantasy Super Cosplay Wrestling)

FSCW (Fantasy Super Cosplay Wrestling) comes to Raleigh, featuring the most hard hitting, heart pounding wrestling action this side of Tatooine! Fantasy Super Cosplay Wrestling “FSCW” is the premier combat spectacle with combatants from all over the Multiverse. Be amazed by titanic Read More

Video Gaming at Raleigh Supercon

Supercon Gaming is bringing a grand array of video games for tournaments and freeplay to Raleigh Supercon!   Enjoy Freeplay on our library of over 50 consoles including, but not limited to: XBOX ONE Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Wii U Xbox 360 Read More

Voltron: Legendary Defender

Meet the crew from the hit Netflix Series Voltron: Legendary Defender at Supercon! Meet Josh Keaton “Shiro,” and Kimberly Brooks “Allura!” Autographs and Table side photos are available at their booths during the show for cash only. Autographs: Josh Keaton Autograph: $20 Read More

Location, Hours, Guests

Raleigh Supercon Tickets are On Sale Now! CLICK HERE to purchase your pass for 2019. RALEIGH SUPERCON will be held July 25-28, 2019 at the Raleigh Convention Center. Supercon is 4 days of fun featuring celebrity guests, comic book creators, voice actors, industry Read More


Overwatch Heroes are TAKING OVER! Meet Elise Zhang “Mei,” Jonny Cruz “Lúcio,” Feodor Chin “Zenyatta,” Chris Parson “Junkrat,” & Josh Petersdorf “Road Hog” at Raleigh Supercon 2018! Join them at Raleigh Supercon, along with dozens of other celebrity guests, animation and anime voice Read More


Team RWBY is coming to Supercon! Hang out with Lindsay Jones “Ruby Rose,” Barbara Dunkelman “Yang Xiao Long,” Arryn Zech “Blake Belladonna,” & Kara Eberle “Weiss Schnee.” Don’t forget to get a selfie and autograph to remember the event. There will be dozens of Read More

Doctor Who

Meet Doctor Who companions Catherine Tate “Donna” and John Barrowman “Captain Jack Harkness” at Raleigh Supercon 2018! Join them at Raleigh Supercon, along with dozens of other celebrity guests, animation and anime voice actors, comic book creators, authors, cosplay guests, and entertainment Read More

What is a Comic Con?

CLICK HERE for the FAQs Comic Con is short for comic convention, and it’s a festival that celebrates superheroes, anime, fantasy, science fiction, video games, pop culture, and more. Lots of people dress up as their favorite characters, and people come from Read More

Bryce Oquaye

Bryce Oquaye is an illustrator, designer, hip hop head, and the creator of the new comic BRAWL! and the OniBoyz. He is based out of Lexington, KY. When he isn’t saving the world as a part-time Avenger, he is working as a Read More


Comixed is Mash-ups of Sci-fi, Comic, Pop & Original Art. See some of their awesome stuff here 

Fiona W. Dunn

Fiona W. Dunn is a comics artist studying Sequential Art and Scientific Illustration minor at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She is the writer and artist of a horror/fantasy comic, “Verdancy”. Visit her at

Geek Mountain

Geek Mountain because we are all geeks in some part of our heart. Express it. Visit them at

John Hairston Jr.

John Hairston Jr. has been an artist for as long as he can remember. A North Carolina native, he created art before he could read or write. Throughout his grade school years, he spent the majority of his time drawing superheroes and Read More

Rumble and Roar Wandmakers

Rumble and Roar Wandmakers will give you a little magic in your life. Check out our hand-carved wands! Order here or on our Etsy!

Meet Celebrities

YOU can meet celebrities at Supercon. This is your definitive guide for finding out how to get up close and personal with the superstars. VIP Cocktail Party Most of our celebrities who appear on Friday will also show up to the VIP Cocktail Party. These parties Read More


Stop by the Supercon Merch Booth to pick up some of the super awesome exclusives you won’t be able to get anywhere else! We carry Supercon Exclusive variant comic covers, t-shirts, tote bags, and even dice!

Delirious Scribbles Ink

Delirious Scribbles Ink is All the Madness a Man Might Scribble…. A best-selling cross-genre author, Michael J. Allen writes science fiction and fantasy novels. Whether it’s young men fleeing cannibalistic aerobics instructors and alien death machines in his Scion space opera series, mixing Read More

Catawampus Press

Catawampus Press is a crafty little print shop located in Durham, North Carolina, specializing in strange and wonderful handmade paper goods. Established in 2017, Catawampus Press is here to add some much-needed color and personality to the world. From hand-printed cards to screen printed Read More


TRUZART has been forum name over the years. He is a freelance artist and paints live everywhere he goes.  He is currently working on his own art book.  Which he hopes to have out sooner than later. TRUZART keep busy with shows and commissions. Read More

Austin Light

Austin Light is a writer, illustrator, and designer. He lives in Charlotte, NC. Austin comes from a Navy family so he grew up all over the country. But he and his wife call Charlotte their home. It’s always been his dream to Read More

Extra Life

Extra Life unites thousands of players around the world in a 24-hour gaming marathon to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $30 million for local CMN Hospitals. Visit them at and HELP. Read More

CSP Designs

CSP Designs are created by Pierre Johnson (ClantonStreetP). WestLand is one of his up and coming comics. It is a rich story with deep meaning, heavy action and lots of fun. The unique characters and the tone-heavy plot make WestLand the future of Read More

North Carolina Medieval Combat

North Carolina Medieval Combat is a full contact armored fighting club that provides training for fighters in North Carolina and participates in tournaments both locally and abroad. Visit them online at North Carolina Medieval Combat will be appearing Friday, Saturday and Sunday Read More

U.S.S. Kitty Hawk

The U.S.S. Kitty Hawk (StarFleet registry NCC-1659) is the Raleigh, NC, chapter of StarFleet International, a world-wide association of fans with a common interest in Star Trek and other science fiction. More than a fan club, their goal is to celebrate the ideas Read More

Gates of O’Brillin

The Gates of O’Brillin have always existed, pathways through space and time. Very few people know of their existence. Fewer still know how to access them. Adventurers Katie and Nathaniel are two of the chosen. They have allowed Miss Brenda and Lady Read More


MFTDE is determined to bring you the best in horror/sci-fi/comedy films. Filmes include Jaded Velvet, Midnight Macabre, and Sensei Tumbleweed “The Most Unexpected”. Check out their website for more info. MFTDE will be appearing Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Booth B7.

Maria Schoen

Maria Schoen is an honorable discharged disabled veteran of the United States Coast Guard who has a professional career as an architectural designer and an international proclaimed chef.  She has been doing art for 30 years, which is her passion.  She is Read More

James Maxey

James Maxey lives in Hillsborough, NC with his wife Cheryl and a clowder of unruly cats. As a child, his mother warned James that reading too many comic books would warp his mind. She was right! Unsuited for decent work, James ekes Read More

Faith & Fandom

Faith & Fandom is a book series that focuses on the intersection of God and Geek Culture. Each book is comprised of essays drawing spiritual parallels between faith and a wide assortment of pop culture and fandoms. Faith & Fandom will be Read More

Davey Beauchamp

Davey Beauchamp is an Artist, Podcaster, Writer and Librarian. Most recently Davey did official artwork for Penguin UK/BBC Children’s Books for their Doctor Who the Illustrated Adventures. The two Doctor Who adventures he illustrated are Robot, the first Tom Baker adventure as the 4th Doctor, Read More


Aerosoul is the creative work of Brian Balor. He is an Indianapolis-based stencil artist. All of his pieces are on found items and recycled pieces. Ranging from vinyl, wood, plexiglass, or even a car! Currently, he is working on expanding his work to galleries, Read More

Pop Culture Images

Pop Culture Images is the brainchild Gary DeStefano.  The Graphic arts world is his whole life, painting and drawing have always been passions. Growing up in the late 1950’s and early 60’s early art influences were the golden and silver age comic Read More

John Dixon

John Dixon is a Disabled Veteran and Traditional Comic Inker. He was born and raised in a little town called Askin, NC but moved to Wilmington, NC in 2013. He joined the US Army in 1992 and spent four years serving his Read More

Proton Factories

Proton Factories is a self-taught printmaker and painter based in Charleston, SC. His artwork mirrors his positive, upbeat personality, featuring reimagined pop culture characters from comic books, movies, cartoons, video games, and more in a simplified, whimsical style. A former graffiti artist, Read More

Ryan Sheffler

Ryan Sheffler is a  full-time QC Lab Tech. Part time comic artist. “Shef” grew up in the Raleigh/ Wake Forest area, and is the creator, writer, and artist of the kid friendly comic strip, “Jeff the Yeti.” It is published weekly at Read More

Kaitie Hendrickson

Kaitie Hendrickson produces high-quality paintings and illustrations for private and corporate hire. Kaitie Hendrickson will be appearing Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Booth F5.

The Cathedral / TJ Morris

TJ Morris is a veteran of the US Airforce. He spent many days in the New Mexico desert during his youth. He has been married thirty-one years and is a father of three: two boys, one girl. In his life he has Read More

Rob Retiano

Illustration, Art, Graphic Design, Commissions, and Freelance Twitter: @thatguydraws Rob Retiano will be appearing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Booth A12.

Dayna Tang Art

Dayna Tang is a Taiwanese-American born illustrator and designer based in Georgia. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design at The University of Georgia. Apart from school and design work, she loves to create vibrant-colored original pieces and fan art in both traditional Read More

Artness! by Justin Brown

Artness! by Justin Brown, who is a self-employed artist from Virginia. He specializes mostly in digital design, scratchboards, and acrylic paintings focusing on a diverse mixture of pop art, fan art, typography, and commissions. In addition to offering original artwork, his convention Read More

Red Ink Enthusiast

Red Ink Enthusiast by Amanda Marsico. Amanda is the tea-sipping, cat-cuddling, chocolate-sneaking author of Humans In My House (middle-grade fiction), and Acephalous (YA drama); owner of Red Ink Enthusiast, a writing services company; and professor of English and Composition. When she’s not swimming Read More

Celebrity Autograph & Photo Pricing

All of the celebrities will sign autographs at the event, and you can buy autographs at the celebrities’ booths in Exhibition Hall C. Only a few celebrities have autographs available for pre-sale. You will need an admission ticket to meet celebrities and Read More

Sarah Harrod

Sarah Harrod is an artist based in Raleigh, NC. She has a BA in English Literature from Furman University and is making her living as an artist right now. Currently, she is selling at lots of North Carolina conventions and a few Read More

Brian Bear

Brian Bear specializes in comics, animation, and fan art with his own style and flair. He is the creator of “Jinx and Garadrobe,” and a lover of cartoons, video games, and other sorts of junk food for the brain. Website: Brian Read More

IV Art

IV Art is the work of Iris Vera from Miami. You can see more of her art on   IV Art will be appearing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Booth C11.


SonofaSaint is the work of Angel Manuel Lopez.He is a Brooklyn-based designer with more than eight years of experience, I currently work as Graf-X Unlimited’s Media Director and Lead Graphic Designer, specializing in digital design for use in media and print. Over Read More

Liesel’s Hat Hutch

Liesel’s Hat Hutch specializes in Victorian, steampunk, gothic, and themed miniature top hats. If you can dream it, we can make it! Check them out at   Liesel’s Hat Hutch will be appearing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Booth G13.

J.R. Mounts

J.R. Mounts here, creator, writer and artist for all things Scairy Tales Noir such as the FRIED PICKLE NOIRcrime noir parody series, the comic strip series SCAIRY TALES, the “adorable” DEATH BY BABY and the not so adorable FAMILY MAL— USE!  Check Read More

Flurry The Bear

Flurry the Bear is a novel series for people of all ages. It’s family-friendly and written at a level suitable for ages 7 – 14. The books contain epic fantasy adventure and action to keep you on the edge of your seat. Read More

Doug Hoppes Studio

Doug Hoppes is an American fantasy and plein-air painter based out of Hillsborough, North Carolina.  Doug’s work focuses on representing the darker landscapes and strange creatures in fantasy.  This has led him towards creating a look that is both fine art and Read More


GET A ROOM! If you are planning to join us for Supercon 2019, we highly recommend booking early to get the best hotels and rates. These Rooms WILL SELL OUT so book early with NO MONEY DOWN! Raleigh Supercon’s Host Hotels Reservation Read More

Supercon News and Announcements

Raleigh Supercon News and AnnouncementS as it happens! 8/29/2017: Raleigh Supercon announces a return to Raleigh, NC July 27 – 29, 2018 at the Raleigh Convention Center.  

Apply to Host a Panel

Do you want to host a panel or workshop at Raleigh Supercon 2019? Share your love of fandom and help us make this the best Supercon ever! Supercon features over 300 hours of programming, and we couldn’t do it without the talented contributions of Read More

Volunteer for Raleigh Supercon

Volunteer Applications will go live January 1, 2019. We invite you to join the Legion of Super Fans Inc, a 501(c)(3), as a volunteer to support the fandom arts at Raleigh Supercon on July 25-28, 2019. Our volunteers tell us that making Read More

Lyle Pollard

Lyle Pollard is the artist of Tribulations and The Dead Don’t Sleep. Visit online at and Lyle Pollard will be appearing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Booth K13.

The Color of Fandom

The Color of Fandom is a diverse group of fans who strive to create an inclusive geek experience. We love how Science fiction and fantasy and how it has caught the imaginations of many people. However, the characters of these stories are underrepresented Read More

Ghostbusters of North Carolina

Ghostbusters of North Carolina: We proudly strive to be responsible members of our community and positive role models for the youth while sharing our love of all things Ghostbusters. Ghostbusters of North Carolina will be appearing Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Read More

Parking and Directions

Click here for a detailed map of Downtown Raleigh from Visit Raleigh. The Raleigh Convention Center is located in the heart of Raleigh, NC and is located adjacent to the Red Hat Amphitheater. The address is: 500 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC Read More

The Raleigh Sci-Fi Geeks

The Raleigh Sci-Fi Geeks started out as a group of folks with Star Trek in common. They have since discovered that they are more than just Trekkies. The club gets together for many fun and friendly meetings and group events. They love Read More

Leah Ward

Leah Ward is the author of Pinny the Bowling Pin, Searching for Darkness, and The Art of Words. Leah is a 23 year old author of Young Adult and Children’s picture books, and lives in NC with her beloved Jack Russell Terrier, Read More

Raleigh Supercon Runway Costume Contest

RALEIGH SUPERCON RUNWAY COSTUME CONTEST The RALEIGH SUPERCON Thursday Runway Costume Competition will be “Runway” style. There will be no pre-judging. Contestants can enter in store bought or home made costumes. Click here to enter online. Scroll down to read rules and Read More

Supergirls and Superboys of Supercon “Late Night” Contest

SUPERGIRLS & SUPERBOYS OF SUPERCON “LATE NIGHT” COSTUME CONTEST A special costume contest showcasing our favorite heroines and villains! This contest will be judged by a special panel consisting of professional comic book artists and professional costumers. This is a runway-style contest Read More

Guardians of the Galaxy

Meet Dave Bautista “Drax”, Sean Gunn “Kraglin”, & Terry Notary “Rocket Raccoon & Teen Groot” at Raleigh Supercon! You’ll also be able to see the Guardians during their Q&A on Saturday, July 28th at 5:00 PM! The Guardians are coming to Supercon Read More

Sponsorships and Advertising

Let us be your guide to SUPER sales at Raleigh Supercon! We can help you REACH 50,000 attendees through advertising at the event. ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES: PROGRAM GUIDE: Influence our attendees at the show and after they get home with our Program Guide Read More

Press Pass Requests

We will post how to apply for Press Passes for Raleigh Supercon in 2019. These passes are being made available upon request for the following media outlets: (A) PRINT MEDIA: Print Media includes local newspapers, national newspapers, college newspapers, magazines etc. Hyperlocal Read More


Raleigh Supercon Tickets are ON SALE NOW! SAVE 20% OFF with Promo Code SUPER20 for a limited time only! Scroll down to purchase tickets or CLICK HERE to open a new page. Every year, we give our biggest discount the first week we launch Read More

Raleigh Supercon Costume Competition

THE RALEIGH SUPERCON SATURDAY COSTUME COMPETITION A competitive costuming event with over $2,500 in cash and prizes at stake with $1,000 cash for Best in Show! The contest is open to ALL skill levels to ensure both novice and experienced costumers have Read More

Press Info

Raleigh Supercon will take place July 25-28, 2019 at the Raleigh Convention Center. We expect Raleigh Supercon to draw over 40,000 attendees over 4 days. This event will allow fans to meet TV and Movie Stars, Comic Creators, Voice Actors, Cosplayers, Writers, Pop Culture Read More

Guest Application

Raleigh Supercon considers guests who are actors of popular geeky or niche tv shows or movies, voice actors from anime, video games or cartoons, personalities on YouTube, cosplayers with a high social following, wrestlers, comic creators, and comedians. The deadline for submissions Read More

DJ, Band, Performer Application

This application is for Live Performance Acts which include but are not limited to: DJ’s, bands, magicians, burlesque, theater, comedy, etc. Completion of this form does not guarantee a performance for the event. We appreciate your interest in performing at Raleigh Supercon. Read More

Fan Group Application

A limited amount of Fan Group Tables are available for approved fan groups and clubs to showcase themselves. These tables are free, but they are limited in number and must be reserved in advance. Please see below for the rules regarding tables Read More

Masquerade Costume and Performance Competition

RALEIGH SUPERCON SUNDAY MASQUERADE COSTUME & PERFORMANCE COMPETITION Click here to enter online. Scroll down to read information, rules, and regulations. The RALEIGH SUPERCON Masquerade Costume Competition is where costuming and cosplay go to the next level! This is a competition based Read More

Super Geek Film Festival

The Super Geek Film Festival is dedicated to presenting geek interest films of all types, including documentary, narrative, animation, experimental and fan films. Films with a focus on general geekery, geek interest, geek culture, comics, gaming, animation, anime, manga, science fiction, fantasy, Read More

Prop Policies at Raleigh Supercon

Prop weapons are homemade or commercially rendered costume prop weapons that support the overall look of a costume or character, including futuristic prop weapons made to look like phasers, ray guns, light sabers, etc… Prop weapons will be allowed providing they are Read More

Costume and Mask Policies at Raleigh Supercon

Since many of our attendees come in costume, we only have a few rules. All costumes at Raleigh Supercon must be PG during regular exhibition room hours. After hours, please keep it PG-13. We are a family friendly show. Use common sense. Read More

Sign and Banner Policies at Raleigh Supercon

All signs and banners must follow all of the rules of both costumes and props, and are also subject to the general rating of the convention (PG-13) and all other convention policies. Signs and banners may not contain solicitation (“Will _____ for Read More

No Weapons Allowed at Raleigh Supercon

Raleigh Supercon is dedicated to the safety and security of ALL attendees. Use common sense and remember what seems harmless to you may appear like a threat to someone else. All attendees must adhere to North Carolina State Law at all times Read More

Safety at Raleigh Supercon

Supercon has a safety policy in place to ensure that everyone has a great time at the event. For details, follow these links: No Weapons Allowed at Raleigh Supercon Prop and Costume Policies at Raleigh Supercon Costume and Mask Policies at Raleigh Read More

Supercon Cosplay Photo Booths

Want to get your picture taken in costume at Raleigh Supercon? The Supercon Cosplay Photo Booths will be set in the Third Floor Pre-Function Area and will be open as long as the Exhibition Room is open. All pictures will be posted Read More