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.

Burg Comics Con 2017 Gaming

Tentative Gaming Schedule:

Magic: The Gathering – TBA

10 – 12 Betrayal At The House On The Hill
10 – 12 Coldwater Crown
10 – 12 Settlers of Catan
10 – 12 Munchkin Apocalypse
10 – 12 Splendor
12 – 2 Smallworld
12 – 2 Illuminati
12 – 2 Evolution
12 – 2 Cthulhu Fluxx
2 – 6 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons.  Death House.  1st Level.  Pre-generated characters will be available.  5-6 players.
2 – 6 Dead pf Winter
2 – 4 Zombicide Black Plague
2 – 4 King of Tokyo
2 – 4 DC Comics Deck Building Game
2 – 4 Pandemic
2 – 4 Red Dragon Inn
4 – 6 Ultimate Werewolf/Coup
4 – 6 Antidote
4 – 6 The Resistance
4 – 6 Ascension Deck Building Game
4 – 6 Survive: Escape from Atlantis

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 2017 Charity

Charity Fundraiser


At Burg Comics Con 2017 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 three years, Burg Comics has given away over 8500 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. Additional information is available about 4Cs on their website, http://www.saline4c.org/.

There will also be a silent charity auction for the Saline County 4Cs beginning at 10:00 AM and running until 4:00 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. GI Joe comic signed by Robert Atkins
  2. Detective Comics signed by John Lucas
  3. Batman TMNT Variant comic signed by Rick Burchett
  4. Green Arrow comic signed by Phil Hester and Ande Parks
  5. Marvel Flair promotional trading cards
  6. The Darkness and Weapon Zero comics signed by BATT
  7. Robert Atkins Sketchbook, 3 volumes
  8. Ninjak comic signed by Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti
  9. Battle of the Titans comic signed by Brian Koschak

Burg Comics Con 2017 Cosplay

Cosplay Guests


The costume contest is returning to Burg Comics Con 2017. Categories for the costume contest will be Children (Ages 0 to 13) and Adult.
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 Adult category will receive a $75 gift certificate to spend at the convention. The winner of the Children category will receive a $25 gift certificate to spend at the convention. We will also have a photographer specializing in cosplay on site for the convention!

Cosplay Event Schedule
01:00 PM – CosplayQ & A
02:00 PM – Children Costume Contest Check-in
02:00 PM – Children Costume Contest Parade
02:30 PM – Children Costume Contest Winners announced
03:00 PM – Adult Costume Contest Check-in
03:30 PM – Adult Costume Contest Winners announced

Burg Comics Con 2017 Vendors

Burg Comics Con 2017 Creators

Burg Comics Con 2017

Saturday August 26th, 2017
10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Bonan Business Center
540 N Commercial St
Harrisburg, IL 62946
The 8th annual Burg Comics Con will take place on Saturday August 26, 2017 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.

Featured Guests

Burg Comics Con 2017 Schedule

Convention Schedule

Schedule for August 26, 2017

  • 09:00 AM – VIP Early Entry – Tentative, Details will be made available soon
  • 10:00 AM – Doors Open
  • 10:00 AM – Silent Charity Auction begins
  • 11:00 AM – Self-Publishing on Amazon and Comixology Q&A with Brian K. Morris, Jeffrey Allen Davis, Brian Rhodes, and Sean Dulaney
  • 12:00 PM – Magic: The Gathering tournament begins
  • 01:00 PM – Cosplay/Costuming Q&A
  • 02:00 PM – Children Costume Contest Check-in
  • 02:00 PM – Children Costume Contest Parade
  • 02:30 PM – Children Costume Contest Winners announced
  • 03:00 PM – Adult Costume Contest Check-in
  • 03:30 PM – Adult Costume Contest Winners announced
  • 04:30 PM – Silent Charity Auction ends
  • 05:00 PM – Burg Comics Con 2016 ends