What Can I Buy at a Comic Con?

Buying comics & merchandise at comic cons

When you attend a comic convention, you have the opportunity to buy all sorts of loot. See below for a list of goodies you can buy at comic cons.

Comics & Fandom Books
It’s not surprising you can buy comic books at comic cons. It’s the ultimate hub for comic book enthusiasts. You can find a vast array of comic books, graphic novels, and manga from both mainstream and independent publishers. Beyond comics, you can also find books, novels, magazines, and other printed books related to various superhero and cult following fandoms.

Collectibles and Toys
Comic fans love actions figures and collectibles related to their favorite heroes and villains. Depending on the size of the convention, you will find a selection of collectible items such as action figures, statues, and various collectibles featuring characters from comics, movies, TV shows, and video games. You can also find toys, board games, card games, and other gaming related merchandise featuring popular franchises as well.

Many artists and illustrators comes to comic conventions to showcase and sell their original artwork. This includes prints, posters, sketches, and paintings featuring popular characters and original creations. Artists Alley is a section of comic con where independent artists, writers, and creators showcase their work. Here, you can buy original comics, prints, sketches, and other creations directly from the artists themselves. The best part is you can get their artwork signed and enjoy a great conversation with you favorite artist or writer.

Graphic Tees and Apparels
Who doesn’t like wearing graphic tees of your favorites characters and franchise? Comic conventions is a great place for you to find a wide range of apparel and accessories. You can also buy t-shirts, hats, bags, jewelry, and other accessories inspired by comics, movies, TV shows, anime, and gaming.

Props and Replicas
These conventions is also the place to purchase props and replicas from popular movies, TV shows, and video games. These can include weapons like swords, costumes, and other iconic items made just for you.

Autographs and Memorabilia
Many celebrities and creators attend comic conventions, offering autographs for a small fee, photo opportunities, and memorabilia. Signed posters, photographs, comic books, and other exclusive items are also available for sale. Special variant comic book covers to unique collectibles and artwork can also be found if you’re lucky.