Comic Con Revolution West Palm Beach (#CCRWPB) debuted its first ever South Florida show attracting 2,874 comic enthusiasts. The inaugural show held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center is already looking ahead to a 2-day show in 2019.
The inaugural show was an exciting celebration of comics and the creative arts.
Establishing its roots with comics and comic creators at its core, the event hosted comic talent such as Sandy King Carpenter, Amanda Conner, Joe Eisma, Dave Johnson, Greg Land, Hope Larson, Shawn Martinbrough, Jimmy Palmiotti, Frank Tieri, Billy Tucci and many more. A wide variety of exhibitors and local business attended the show including Tate’s Comics, The South Florida Science Center, a replica of 1989 The Batmobile, fan groups, and even a visit from City of West Palm Beach Mayor, Jeri Muoio, who stopped by to see what a fantastic event Comic Con Revolution West Palm Beach turned out to be for the area.
“Planning a first time event like Comic Con Revolution West Palm Beach is no easy task. Our team put in countless hours in order to bring a unique and special true comic con to West Palm Beach,” said James Ross Atomic Crush Events Co-Founder. “We are happy to say that the people of South Florida responded to our efforts in a big way.”
Programming rooms were filled, the Cosplay contest hosted by Ming Chen (AMC’s Comic Book Men) attracted over 100 entrants with the $500 first prize going to Seven Rodriguez as a Vault Dweller from Fallout.
“On behalf of the entire Atomic Crush Team we want to thank South Florida for celebrating comics with us,” said Atomic Crush Co-Founder Mike Scigliano. “We can’t wait to see all of you next year! We are going to have more exhibitors, guests and creators. Our goal is to make next year twice as exciting as this year.”
Comic Con Revolution West Palm Beach Attracts 2,874 in Debut Year