ReedPOP Announces New Pop Culture Convention Heading to Philadelphia in 2018 - Keystone Comic Con

October 02, 2017

New Show Expands ReedPOP Portfolio in U.S. with Debut Slated for September 14-16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – October 2, 2017ReedPOP, the world’s leading producer of pop culture events, today announced the launch of an all-new comic convention coming to Philadelphia in 2018 – Keystone Comic Con. Bringing together an all-star lineup of comic and pop culture guests, engaging panels and best in class exhibitors, Keystone Comic Con will debut at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, September 14-16, 2018.

Keystone Comic Con will feature all the elements that fans have come to expect from ReedPOP’s family of pop culture conventions, including New York Comic Con, C2E2, and Emerald City Comic Con, but with a local twist that will be unique to the Keystone State. Bringing together legendary comic talent, comic publishers, small press, entertainment guests and anime, ReedPOP is crafting an incredible experience that will represent the best of pop culture in Philadelphia and allow fans to discover new content and celebrate their passions.

Philadelphia has a strong history within the pop culture world, and now fans in Pennsylvania and beyond will have a place where they can come together for three full days of comics and entertainment programming. The show will also feature a robust show floor where fans can find the best comics, toys, collectibles, apparel, and other products.

"Philadelphia continues to be a strong market for pop culture and comic book sales, and we are very excited to bring a ReedPOP experience to this region,” said Lance Fensterman, Global Head of ReedPOP. "We are talking with local fans and retailers to find out what they are most excited about so we can create a show unique to this market that will provide fans with the ultimate destination to come together for a world class celebration of pop culture."

Tickets for Keystone Comic Con will go on sale in early 2018. For more information and updates on the convention, visit KeystoneComicCon.com.


About ReedPOP:

ReedPOP is a boutique group within Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading event organizer. ReedPOP is devoted exclusively to organizing and managing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and working with premium brands in the pop culture world to deliver once in a lifetime experiences for fans everywhere. ReedPOP is dedicated to facilitating celebrations of popular culture around the globe that transcend ordinary events by providing unique access and dynamic personal experiences. The ReedPOP portfolio includes: New York Comic Con (NYCC), Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) West, East, South and Australia, Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC), BookCon, Oz Comic Con, Comic Con India, Comic Con Paris, Comic Con Seoul, Star Wars Celebration, TwitchCon, ComplexCon and more. The staff at ReedPOP is a fan-based group of professionals uniquely qualified to serve those with whom they share a common passion. ReedPOP is focused on bringing its expertise and knowledge to world communities in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia. (www.reedpop.com).

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