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“Shortboxed LIVE” 2023 Comic Con w/ $10K Book Raffle Grand Prize (Santa Clara)

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Sunday, May 7, 2023 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Get $5 off $20 General Admission tickets with promo code: FUNCHEAP

Santa Clara Convention Center | 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA

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At Shortboxed LIVE, you can expect to find the best dealer lineup the Bay Area has ever seen, incredible artists and creators, convention exclusives, main stage talks, giveaways and more, all in one big room. For the serious collector, this is absolutely a show worth traveling to, and we’re looking forward to meeting collectors and Shortboxed users from all over the country.

Shortboxed LIVE 2023
Sunday, May 7, 2023 | 10a-5p
Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway Santa Clara
Get Tickets: $15– $20 – Use discount code FUNCHEAP to get $5 off General Admission tickets

9:00am – Badge Pick Up for Advance Ticket Holders
10:00am – Doors Open for Advance Ticket Holders
11:00am – Tickets Available at the Door

Raffle Grand Prize

We’ll have raffle prizes all day including comic books and art, and every attendee will automatically receive one raffle entry. The grand prize is this incredible Wow Comics #10 CGC 9.0 Crowely Copy Pedigree Book. It’s the single highest graded copy and valued at $10,000!

We’ve invited 20+ of THE BEST comic book dealers in the industry to join us for the ultimate one-day comic con. This is an insane dealer lineup that tops the biggest shows in the country:

  • Harley Yee – Harley Yee Rare Comics – Detroit, MI (pictured below)
  • Will Mason – Dave & Adam’s – Buffalo, NY (pictured below)
  • Brian & Bob Fornesi – Bunky Bros – Bay Area, CA
  • Richard Evans – Bedrock City – Houston, TX
  • Rick Whitelock – Newforce Comics – Charlotte, NC
  • Jamie Graham – Graham Crackers Comics – Chicago, IL
  • Sean Cleveland – Peatmonster – Santa Cruz, CA
  • Rob Isaac – Red Hood Comics – Las Vegas, NV
  • Mike Geller – Torpedo Comics – Las Vegas, NV
  • Ted Vanliew – Superworld Comics – Holden, MA
  • Matt Trujillo – Age of Comics – Albuquerque, NM
  • Brian Peets – A-1 Comics – Sacramento, CA
  • Terry O’Neill – Terry’s Comics – Kelso, WA
  • Bill Ponseti – Fantastic Worlds – Scottsdale, AZ
  • Tysan James – Amazing Heroes – Kirkland, WA
  • Alan Bahr – Heroes Comics – Bay Area, CA (pictured below)
  • Phil Schlaefer – Champion Comics – Bay Area, CA (pictured below)
  • John Hill – Hills of Comics – Auburn, WA (pictured below)
  • Eric Sexton-Dorsett – Seeker’s Eye – Portland, OR
  • Dan Loufek – Comic Cellar – Alhambra, CA
  • Lee Hester – Lee’s Comics – Bay Area, CA

Artists and Creators

  • Kelley Jones
  • Mitch Gerads
  • Evan ‘Doc’ Shaner
  • John Giang
  • Maria the Wolf
  • Tom Waltz
  • Ciro Nieli
  • Mark Bode
  • Ken Mitchroney

Main Stage Talks

  • Keynote Address by Gene Miguel, CEO & co-founder of Shortboxed
  • How Comic Book Film Analysis Impacts Comic Sales by Erik Voss, Executive Producer and Host of New Rockstars
  • What Kind of Hero Are You? by Dr. Adam Rapp, Ohio University
  • Buy or Sell: A Data-Driven Market Report by Swagglehaus Comics
  • Gibbon Gang Unite: Comics Today! by Regie Collects
  • Nerd Initiative Interview with Tom Waltz, co-writer of The Last Ronin and IDW Editor

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Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: $15*
*Get $5 off $20 General Admission tickets with promo code: FUNCHEAP
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Fairs & Festivals, Geek Event, In Person, Shopping & Fashion, Sponsored
Address: 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA