FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Who is NCComicon?
- NCComicon was founded in 2010 by comics retailer and entrepreneur Alan Gill and comic book and film creator Tommy Lee Edwards with the mission of bringing the ultimate celebration of comics and pop-culture to the Triangle. Eight years on, NCC has expanded to two shows and become one of the most prestigious cons in the country, drawing fans and aspiring creators from around the world and regularly featuring all-star creators and guests.
What is NCComicon Bull City?
- NCComicon: Bull City is Durham, North Carolina’s Premier Comicon and it’s coming to the Durham Convention Center 9th, 10th, and 11th, 2018! We’re better, badder, bigger, and can’t wait to show off.
- New exhibits. New panels. New workshops. New all-encompassing comic book pop culture overload experience! And of course we once again welcome the finest vendors in comic books, toys, and collectibles as well as a plethora of phenomenal comic book creators from the triangle area and around the world. All of this plus our massive fan-favorite Cosplay Contest.
When is NCComicon Bull City?
- November 9th, 10th, and 11th 2018.
- Show Hours
Where is NCComicon Bull City?
- The Durham Convention Center is located at 301 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701.
- Show Details/Parking
Where Do I Get Tickets?
- Show admission tickets are available HERE.
- Tickets will be available for sale at the door all three days of the show.
- Children under the age of 9 are admitted FREE with accompanying adult ticket purchase.
- Pricing is subject to change.
Where Can I stay?
Is There Food at the Show?
- Yes. We will have Food Trucks on location all three days of the show and local restaurants are only a few minutes walk away as well.
How Much are Autographs?
- Creator autographs tend to range any where from free or a nominal fee. Info and pricing is available at each creator’s table.
- Special Guests tend to charge for autographs any where in the $20 to $50 range, with some celebrity level guests charging a bit more.
- All Creator/Special Guest autograph prices will be listed on the Guests page as they are made available.
Where Can I find Details on Special Guests?
- Details will be provided as we announce guests.
- Guest information is located on our guest page as it becomes available.
Can I Take a Picture With a Guest?
- Creators/guests may allow for a free selfie/photo/etc.
- Some creators/guests will allow for a free selfie/photo with purchase of autograph.
- Some creators/guests will have a nominal fee structure for selfies/photos/recordings/etc. These will be noted on the Guests page and at their tables.
Can I Get a Professional Photo? (Photo Opportunity Details)
- Some Special Guests will have professional photo opportunities scheduled and time slots available for sale.
- All Photo ops come with an 8″x10″ glossy print available immediately after the photo is taken.
- You must bring your receipt to the photo opportunity area in order to redeem it prior to getting in line.
- Pre-purchases are good for any time that the specific guest is scheduled to take part in.
- Photo opportunities cannot be exchanged or refunded unless a guest cancels their appearance at the show, so be sure to be on time for any of the scheduled photo sessions.
- Guests that are not scheduled for photo opportunities will be taking photos/selfies/etc at their tables.
- Photo opportunity pre-purchases do not include admission to the show. Admission tickets must be purchased separately HERE.
- Up to four (4) fans allowed per picture.
Where Can I Find Out About Cosplay and the Cosplay Contest/Showcase?
- Most cosplay related events will take place in Cosplay Kingdom which is located directly next to the Durham Convention Center at the Durham Armory.
- Cosplay Craftsmanship Contest Pre-Judging will be held on Saturday TBD and on Sunday TBD in Cosplay City.
- Cosplay Showcase will be held on Sunday at TBD, with lineup starting at TBD at the Main Stage Area.
- Additional Cosplay Craftsmanship Contest and Cosplay Showcase details can be found HERE.
Where Can I Find Out About Exhibitor Tables for This and Other NCComicon Shows?
- NC Comicon: Bull City Nov 9-11, 2018 – NCC: Bull City 2018 currently sold-out.
- NC Comicon: Oak City March 16-18, 2019 – NCC: Oak City is our flagship Raleigh, North Carolina Comic Con. This year we offer a third day, our Friday Preview, open 1pm-7pm. We strive to provide an all-inclusive, incredibly fun, and seamless convention experience for our artists, guests, creators, vendors, and attendees. 2019 Tables for artist alley, handcrafters, and vendors are now open.
- Greensboro Comicon Sept 15/16 2018 – The GBCC is currently sold-out. To be put on the waiting list please email [email protected]
Where Can I obtain Media/Press Requirements and Information
- All media related questions, press badge applications, and information can be obtained HERE.
General Information and Questions
- Additional requests for information can be made HERE.