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Comics that take place at Comic Conventions

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I know there was a Lobo comic con one shot.

There's also an issue I can't remember of The Mighty Magnor where Sergio draws a great 2 page spread of a con.

 

It was Lobo Convention Special. Funny issue.

 

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This is one of the funniest comics I've ever read. It never gets old and never fails to bring tears of laughter rolling down my face :applause:

 

"Action Frags" :roflmao:

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I've been reading a lot of Archie recently and I noticed that they like to set their stories at comic book conventions pretty regularly. Sometimes it's a generic show, sometimes it's a fictional show (such as Riverdale Comic Con) and sometimes it's an actual show (San Diego, for instance, shows up multiple times).

 

I was wondering how many other comics are set at comic book conventions. The only other one that immediately leapt to mind was Star Brand #12, but I'm sure there must be many others.

 

Here's a look at the covers I have found that feature Comic Cons. Archie Comics enjoys it so much, they used the same exact joke on no fewer than three of these covers! :grin:

 

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This version not only has someone cosplaying as Marvel's Valkyrie on the cover, it also has a cameo from Don and Maggie Thompson in the background. Plus, it's set at the 20th anniversary of SDCC. I wonder if that dealer is also supposed to be a real person?

 

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Here's Archie Comics poking fun at themselves for their 50th anniversary. Guessing they brought copies of this to the three shows mentioned on the cover:

 

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Don Thompson also makes a cameo in this story, alongside Archie artists Dan DeCarlo and Stan Goldberg. Plus, Veronica wins the cosplay competition by dressing up as Katy Keene:

 

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And here's Star Brand #12, where thousands of comic book fans are massacred at the Pittsburgh Comic Con, along with some Marvel creators including John Byrne and Mark Gruenwald:

 

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Can we just stand in awe at the ironic choice of conventions please.
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This is somewhat related. There was an issue of Archie back in the late 70s/early 80s that had a story where Riverdale High did a paper drive to raise money. Archie got in trouble to rescuing some old comics out of the dumpster. The comics included Pep Comics #1 which Archie took to a comic shop and sold for big bucks and then he donated the money to the school.

 

Anyone remember this story or know what book it was in?

 

I do remember that story! If my memory serve me correct ( or I'm wrong?) this story was in an issue of "Archie at Riverdale High" series?

 

I should also mention it was reprinted in one of mid-80s Archie digests some 2-3 years later.

 

Thanks. That gives me a better starting point to look that I had before.

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