Burg Comics Con 2018


Saturday August 18th, 2018
10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Bonan Business Center
540 N Commercial St
Harrisburg, IL 62946
The 9th annual Burg Comics Con will take place on Saturday August 18, 2018 from 10 AM to 5 PM at the Bonan Business Center in Harrisburg, IL. Please start passing the word along to your friends and encourage them to become a fan of our page on Facebook to keep up with the latest news. Admission to the convention is FREE, but we are requesting a charitable donation to the Saline County 4Cs. If you would like to further support Burg Comics and/or get early admission into the convention, consider purchasing a VIP Package.

Featured Guests

Burg Comics Con 2018 VIP Package

Are you interested in getting into Burg Comics Con 2018 an hour early to get first shot at the free comics, vendors, and on our featured artist’s sketch lists? You should purchase a VIP package. For $20, you will get:

  • 9:00 AM entry into Burg Comics Con 2018
  • One comic with work by artist Don Kramer to get signed
  • One comic with work by artist Joe Dodd
  • One comic with work by artist Justin Holman
  • A copy of Infamous Iron Man #1
  • Burg Comics Con 2017 Print
  • Burg Comics Con 2016 Print
  • Print by Harrisburg artist Jim Gillespie
  • Coupon to vendor Burg Comics table
  • The first 10 VIP packages will include a book courtesy of Cathy Jackson
  • Three DC Comics with lenticular covers

I hope to add additional items to the VIP package before the convention as well. If you are interested, message Burg Comics on Facebook or email admin@burgcomics.com, first come, first serve.

Burg Comics Con 2018 Charity

Charity Fundraiser

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At Burg Comics Con 2018 we will once again be raising money for the Saline County 4Cs (Christian Community Compassion Center). Everyone who brings in a non-perishable food item or toiletry donation will receive 10 free comics. We will also be holding a silent auction to raise money for the 4Cs as well. If you are unable or forget to bring a donation, do not worry. Make a $1 cash donation the 4Cs and receive 10 free comics. There will be several 1000 comics to choose from. Over the past four years, Burg Comics has given away over 10500 comics to raise money for the 4Cs. And if helping a good cause is not enough, you will also get free comics just for showing up.

There will also be a silent charity auction for the Saline County 4Cs beginning at 10:00 AM and running until 4:30 PM. If you would like to donate an item to the charity auction, please contact me at admin@burgcomics.com. Some of the items currently in the silent auction include:

  1. Secret Wars 8 print signed by Mike Zeck
  2. Punisher #1 print signed by Steven Grant and Mike Zeck
  3. Slasher print signed by Brian Ingermann
  4. Batman Rogues Gallery print signed by Brian Ingermann
  5. Star Wars comics signed by Ashley Witter
  6. Scout comic signed by Todd Fox

More items are being added!

Burg Comics Con 2018 Gaming

Tentative Gaming Schedule:

Magic: The Gathering – TBA

10-12 Marvel Legendary
10-12 Settlers of Catan
10-12 Champions of Midgard
10-12 Betrayal At House On The Hill/ Baldur’s Gate
12-2 Munchkin
12-2 Space Base
12-2 King of Tokyo
12-2 Star Fluxx/ Cthulhu Fluxx
2-4 Munchkin: Apocalypse
2-4 Photosynthesis
4-6 Mars Open/Flick ‘Em Up

Starfinder Society and Pathfinder Society will be running 1 session each

As always, there will be open tables for your favorite table top game. Additional events may still be added. Special Thanks to Terry Glassman and Greyhawke Gaming for organizing the gaming events for the convention.

Burg Comics Con 2018 Cosplay

Cosplay Guests

Convention Photographer

Pense Productions will be onsite at Burg Comics Con 2018 taking photos of all the cosplay guests!


The costume contest is returning to Burg Comics Con 2018. Categories for the costume contest will be Boys (Ages 0 to 13), Girls (Ages 0 to 13), Best Overall Costume, Best Superhero Costume, and Best Overall Costume Runner-Up.
Costume Contest Rules:

  1. Any prop, item or activity that presents the possibility of damage to the entrants, their costumes, the audience, or the facility is prohibited.
  2. Good taste must be used in the creation and presentation of costumes. Gore, violence, nudity, profanity and other objectionable elements are prohibited. Burg Comics Con is a family oriented event so please use common sense in the selection of your costume.
  3. Failure to abide by any of the costume contest rules may result in disqualification from the contest and possible removal from the convention site.
  4. Most genres of costumes are welcome for the contest. Preference in prizes will be given to handmade designs.
  5. If you have any questions about costume contest rules, please contact Burg Comics at admin@burgcomics.com.

The winner of the Best Overall Costume category will receive a $75 gift certificate to spend at the convention. The winners of the Best Superhero Costume will receive a $50 gift certificate and Best Overall Costume Runner-Up will receive $25 convention gift certificates. The winner of the Boys and Girls category will each receive a $20 gift certificate to spend at the convention. We will also have a photographer specializing in cosplay on site for the convention!

Cosplay Event Schedule

Burg Comics Con 2018 Vendors

TY LAMAR WALLACE – GI JOE COLLECTIBLES

Burg Comics Con 2018 Creators


SAM CAMPBELL

Burg Comics Con 2018 Schedule

Convention Schedule

Schedule for August 18, 2018
The gaming schedule is available here.

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Burg Comics Con 2017 VIP Packages

Are you interested in getting into Burg Comics Con 2017 an hour early to get first shot at the free comics, vendors, and on our featured artist’s sketch lists? You should purchase a VIP package. For $25, you will get:

  • 9:00 AM entry into Burg Comics Con 2017
  • Burg Comics Con 2017 Print
  • One comic with work by artist Jim Hall
  • One comic with work by artist Todd Fox
  • One comic with work by artist Joe Dodd
  • One comic with work by artist Justin Holman
  • A copy of X-Men #25
  • A copy of Aristocratic Xtraterrestrial Time-Traveling Thieves #1
  • Burg Comics Con 2016 Print
  • Print by Harrisburg artist Jim Gillespie
  • Coupon to vendor Kevin Stewart’s tables
  • Coupon to vendor Burg Comics table
  • Coupon to vendor Amai Dragon
  • Cards Against Humanity Carbondale Eclipse promotional card donated by Castle Perilous
  • An animal six-sided die donated by Castle Perilous
  • Castle Perilous bumper sticker
  • The first 10 VIP packages will include a book courtesy of Cathy Jackson

This will be limited to 20 VIP bundles. If you are interested, message Burg Comics on Facebook or email admin@burgcomics.com, first come, first serve.