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BALTIMORE COMIC-CON 2019 Kicks Off Tomorrow!

Tomorrow will see Baltimore commence its 20th show! Get your last minute details regarding the show in the press release below...


BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - October 17, 2019 - The 20th Annual Baltimore Comic-Con kicks-off tomorrow afternoon, Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center! The show floor will open at 1:00 pm (12:30 pm for VIP Ticket holders), but box offices will be open as early as 8:00 am.

Here are a few last-minute reminders for attendees:

  • We are in the Pratt and Howard Street Lobby this year (the same entrance as last year).

  • Online ticket sales end Thursday afternoon.

  • Be sure to arrive early, as lines to enter when the show floor opens will begin to form early.

  • If you are driving in on Saturday, especially from the north, please be aware of traffic changes -- see the Helpful Info: Getting to the Baltimore Comic-Con on Saturday link for details.

  • All attendees need to bring their receipt from their online ticket purchase or their physical tickets and a photo ID, and follow directions of staff members to guide them to the proper lines where their receipts will be scanned and collected, and wristbands issued.

  • Those who purchased the VIP Packages should go the VIP booth near WILL CALL to attain their packages.

  • We have celebrity photo ops and tickets for media guests. You can meet, greet, and redeem all pre-purchased tickets for media guests in the Guest Autographs and Photos Area. More information about all of our media guests can be found here.

  • The Jim Lee Platinum Signing will be Saturday at 1:00pm-2:30pm in Room 347-348. The Jim Lee Gold Signing will be Saturday at 3:00pm-5:00pm in Room 347-348. Jim Lee autograph signings will occur at 5:00pm in Room 347-348. To purchase Jim Lee Autographs and/or remaining Fan Packages, go to the Tickets page.

  • The Brian K. Vaughan Friday Meet and Greet will be at 2:45pm-4:45pm in Room 339-342. The Brian K. Vaughan Saturday Meet and Greet will be 3:45pm-5:45pm in Room 345-346.

  • The 10th Annual Costume Contest, sponsored by, will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm for adults (professional and amateur), and Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:30 pm for children. Registration will begin as soon as the show opens at 10:00 am and lasts until 1:00 pm each respective contest day. Contest Registration forms will be handed out at the Costume Contest Booth located in the lower Pratt Street lobby for all patrons interested in entering the costume contest. Over-18 registration will cost $10 for professionals and $5 for amateurs. Under-18 registration will be free.

  • There will be ATMs available throughout the show for your convenience.

  • Maps for the show are now posted.

  • To ensure everyone has a safe and fun weekend, please familiarize yourself with the Baltimore Comic-Con Harassment Policy and Weapons Policy.

  • Bring your comfortable shoes and stay hydrated.

  • Be sure to follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and follow us on SnapChat for all the latest updates and announcements throughout the show.

Unfortunately, the following previously-announced guests will not be joining us this year: Arantza, Matthew Clark, Ramona Fradon, Simon Fraser, Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, Sean Gordon Murphy, Tom Raney, Andy Runton, Bob Schreck, Bill Sienkiewicz, Charles Soule, and Timothy Truman. We hope to see them in the future!


That's right! Mark your calendars now for the Baltimore Comic-Con's 21st Anniversary Show, which will take place the weekend of October 23-25, 2020 at the Baltimore Convention Center. You definitely won't want to miss it! We'll see YOU in Baltimore!


General Admission and VIP Package tickets for Weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, as well as the Ringo Awards, are now on sale! Visit for more information and to purchase your advanced tickets now, and as always, kids 10 and under get into the show free with a paid adult General Admission!


To make parking easy and stress free, we have partnered with Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations, to allow attendees to purchase guaranteed parking near the Baltimore Comic-Con. View real-time availability and pricing at many convenient locations within easy walking distance to the convention center.

Once purchased, parking is 100% guaranteed even if the location otherwise fills up. Simply present your purchase confirmation at the selected location, and this serves as your payment with no additional payments or fees ever. Parking availability is very limited, so it is strongly recommended that you purchase your parking in advance, if driving.


While they are available, be sure to take advantage of discount rate arrangements we have made with hotels near the Baltimore Convention Center. For all the details, see:

And be sure to catch all of our media guest panels:

Joel Stoffer Spotlight

Saturday, October 19, 12:15-1:15, Room 339-342

You've seen actor Joel Stoffer in Charmed, Angel, Species III, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and most recently as the fan-favorite android Chronicom named Enoch in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Don't miss this opportunity to hear from this talented actor.

Jonathan Schaech Spotlight

Sunday, October 20, 11:00-12:00, Ballroom (4th Floor)

Comic fans know Johnathon Schaech's portrayal of Jonah Hex on the first three season's of DC's Legends of Tomorrow. But how about his work with Gwyneth Paltrow, Kenneth Branagh, Ed Harris, Idris Elba, and others? Or his charity work for dyslexia and anti-violence? Come learn more about this amazing performer.

Tara Strong & Greg Cipes Spotlight

Sunday, October 20, 12:00-1:00, Ballroom (4th Floor)

Tara Strong and Greg Cipes are two of the best voice actors working today. You've heard Tara as Raven in Teen Titans Go!, Bubbles in The Powerpuff Girls, Ben Tennyson in Ben 10, and more. You know Greg as Beast Boy on Teen Titans Go!, Michaelangelo on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Kevin Levin in Ben 10, and others. This panel is sure to be a blast!

Aaron Douglas Spotlight

Sunday, October 20, 1:00-2:00, Ballroom (4th Floor)

Aaron Douglas is best known for his portrayal of Chief Galen Tyrol on Syfy's Battlestar Galactica. Aaron has over 100 other film, television, and video game credits on his impressive resume, as well as creating and writing comic books for AfterShock Comics. Don't miss out on this engaging panel.


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