Pop!Con 2017

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Join us for our 1st annual Pop!Con event! It’s a pop culture convention celebrating all fandoms. Join us for events, cosplay and more. Be sure to check back on this page for more information and see who is going to be joining us!

Vendors, Exhibitors and Artists

tbtop Tabletop Gaming Center– Trading Card Game products and accessories from games like Magic the Gathering, Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh!


Megan Mackie is a writer, actor, podcaster and playwright. Besides writing, Megan is currently running a satirical podcast called the Princess Peach Conspiracy, about how all of the Super Mario Bros games are really a conspiracy by Princess Peach to keep the war economy going. You can hear it on iTunes, Stitcher, or GooglePlay. She also likes to knit, play games involving dice, and getting into feverish discussions about why the live action Beauty and the Beast is better than the animated version. She lives in Chicago with her husband and children.

Check out her book, Finder of The Lucky Devil!

Owl Post LogoOwl Post Greetings – Handmade greeting cards, bookmarks, magnets, vinyl decals and fairy lanterns that are inspired by sci-fi and fantasy.


Jaroslaw “Jerry” Skrzypek — I’m a painter for hire. I specialize in science fiction,comic and anime related art.  My facebook page is called ColorAbuse included in the link below. Will be happy to share my interest of art, and all that is geeky.


Happenstance is a mobile app that changes Chicago journalism as we know it – by spontaneously delivering obscure audio stories about the people and places in the city directly to users as they go about their daily routines. We’re not a tour. We’re not a news app. We’re the new form of timeless audio journalism.

Yusef Abonamah  – I’m an illustrator with a BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art. I’ve worked on comics, films, video games, greeting cards, and web design .