News & Press Releases
March 10, 2014
Legendary Japanese actor Kenpachiro Satsuma, best known for portraying Godzilla from 1984-1995 (the Heisei era), will be in attendance for this year’s show to share his tales and challenges of portraying the King of Monsters!
January 31, 2014
Jessica Nigri is a world renowned cosplayer, model, entrepreneur, shapeshifter, and gamer. Jessica has been cosplaying since 2009, creating and modeling various costumes from various video games and anime.
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January 30, 2014
Greg Rucka and Michael Lark, co-creators of the hit Image comic LAZARUS, will attend the 2014 Big WOW! ComicFest in San Jose.
January 14, 2014
Legendary artist Mike Zeck will be our guest at this years show in San Jose!
October 22, 2013
We are thrilled to have artist Charlie Adlard be our guest at the 2014 Big WOW! ComicFest!
October 1, 2013
Today we're thrilled to announce that the talented Mark Brooks will be attending the 2014 Big WOW! ComicFest!
September 18, 2013
The creator of arguably one of the most important independent comic books of our time, Strangers in Paradise, to be a guest at next year's Show.
September 17, 2013
We're thrilled to have Stan Sakai as our guest next year!
August 27, 2013
We're proud to announce that legendary Artist and Creator Mike Mignola will be attending 2014's Big WOW! ComicFest May 17 - 18th.
May 23, 2013
To everyone who attended the show this year, Thank You for making 2013's Big WOW! ComicFest the biggest and best show yet - needless to say, we could not have done it without your support.
May 17, 2013
Only a limited number of spots are being made available so get them while you can!
May 17, 2013
Stan Lee is opening up a Stand By Autograph List on Sunday!
May 16, 2013
For those lucky attendees who will be meeting a living legend at this year's Big WOW Comic Fest, here's all the information you'll need about locations, times and ticket pickup.
May 15, 2013
'Downstream' is the tale of Wes Keller, and young man left to fend for himself at the world's end.
May 13, 2013
With only a few days left before this year's show, we're closing our Press and Professional Registration pages.
May 9, 2013
We're giving advance ticket purchasers the opportunity to pick up their badges Friday evening before the show. We've also got news on Stan Lee Tickets and his photograph and signing schedule! Read on, True Believers!
May 6, 2013
If you're looking to get a commission from Neal Adams, we've got a tip for you!
May 1, 2013
Join us in welcoming back to this years Big Wow! Comic Fest, Thomas Jane & Tim Bradstreet.
April 29, 2013
Be Sure to Join us Saturday night at 8:30 pm for the 1ST EVER... "LIVE CREATURE FEATURES SHOW!
April 23, 2013
Big WOW! ComicFest and POW! Productions are pleased to present iconic character creator and comics legend STAN LEE! Stan Lee will only be making an appearance on SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013, signing autographs and posing for photographs with guests in attendance of the show.
April 16, 2013
J. Scott Campbell, one of the most popular artists in comics, has graciously accepted an invitation to be a Guest at the 2013 Big WOW! ComicFest in San Jose, CA this May 18-19!
April 7, 2013
Exhibitor Space is now sold out for the 2013 Big WOW! ComicFest, but we'll still accept registrations to be placed on a Waiting List in case anyone cancels or more space is made available.
February 3, 2013
2013 Big Wow! ComicFest online ticket sales will start February 18, with tickets being available via your local Bay Area Comic Shops beginning on March 1st!
February 1, 2013
We're now accepting Volunteer requests for this year's Big WOW! ComicFest. We need volunteers who can commit to a four hour shift on the day they are able to attend the show.
January 30, 2013
Big Wow! ComicFest Returns to San Jose May 18th & 19th, 2013, bringing two great days of Comic Book, Anime/Manga, Art, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Cosplay FUN! Many of the country's best vendors of all things cool and collectible will tempt your wallets with the perfect gifts for Geek, Fans and True Collectors, everywhere! Big Wow! ComicFest is the Only Major Comics Event in the San Francisco Bay Area this Year.
January 28, 2013
Exhibitors and those wishing to get a Small Press or Artist Alley table at a discount have until midnight January 31, 2013 PST to get a $75 discount on their Booth or Table Fee.
CreaturesCon, the official Creature Features Convention will join forces with Big Wow Comicfest this May 2013 in San Jose
January 19, 2013
CreaturesCon, the official Creature Features Convention dedicated to the classic San Francisco Bay Area TV Show, will join forces with Big Wow Comicfest this May 2013 in San Jose. John Stanley, Ernie Fosselius, Lord Blood-Rah, Strephon Taylor, Tom Wyrsch and a gang of special guests will be on hand.
August 19, 2012
Anthony Misiano better known as "Harley's Joker" will be appearing at Big Wow! 2013!
August 19, 2012
3 Super special Spanish guests - Sanjulian, Azpiri & Maroto - to attend the 2013 Big WOW! ComicFest.
August 19, 2012
We're super proud to announce that comic artists Terry & Rachel Dodson will be Guests of the 2013 Big WOW! ComicFest May 18-19 2013 in San Jose!
June 17, 2012
A Special Message From Big Wow! Next Year's dates announced, May 18th & 19th!
May 16, 2012
The 501st Legion of Imperial Stormtroopers will be bringing a garrisson full of Star Wars characters to this year's Big WOW! ComicFest.
Michael Golden at Treasure Island this Friday, Followed by Golden and Mark Texeira at Big Wow ComicFest this Weekend
May 14, 2012
Artist Michael Golden will be making a special pre-con appearance at Treasure Island Comics in Fremont, California, May 18th. A great way to kick off the weekend activities at the Big Wow Comic Con in San Jose, May 19th-20th. Which will feature an appearances not only by Michael Golden, but artist Mark Texeira and many more!
May 14, 2012
This coming weekend Splash Page Comic Art will have Michael Lark, artist of Gotham Central, Daredevil, Defenders & much more at our Booth #222 at the Big Wow Comic Fest in San Jose, CA.
May 14, 2012
Ever wanted to help playtest a new game before it goes on sale? You'll be able to do that on May 19 and 20 at this year's Big Wow! Comicfest in San Jose, California!
May 3, 2012
Once again Big Wow! ComicFest joins Hippy Comix, Inc. in excavating Underground Alley, a special block of tables featuring two generations of Independent, Adult, Alternative, and Underground Comix creators!
May 1, 2012
The HP Pavilion is offering discounted Batman Live tickets to the fans of Big WOW! Comicfest.
April 29, 2012
Due to exceptional demand, our discounted room block at the San Jose Marriott is almost sold out. In order to allow our fans the opportunity to enjoy discounted hotel stays, we have entered into an agreement with the San Jose Hilton at discounted convention rates. The San Jose Hilton is also located adjacent to the convention center.
April 25, 2012
With less than one month until the Show, Big WOW! ComicFest continues to expand their already amazing Guest List by adding comic artists Ron Lim and Mike Choi to Artist Alley.
April 5, 2012
Amazing Artists Rick Basaldua and Katherine French will be on hand to represent Top Cow Productions at this year's ComicFest!
March 26, 2012
See the famous "Teen-Age Mutant Ninja Turtle Van" and the "Ghostbuster, Ecto-1, Activity Vehicle" will be on site for all the fans in the Big Wow! ComicFest Exhibitors Hall.
March 10, 2012
Eisner Award nominated comic artist Michael Lark will be attending this year's Big WOW! ComicFest in San Jose, California May 19th & 20th, 2012. Michael will be set up at the Splash Page Comic Art booth.
February 16, 2012
Sandahl Bergman star of "Conan the Barbarian" and "Red Sonja" and Olivia d'Abo star of "Conan the Destroyer" will both be attending this years Big Wow! ComicFest.
February 3, 2012
Big Wow! ComicFest is proud to announce a "Live Art Showcase" at the 2012 show. Watch talented artists such as Mark "Tex" Texeira, James O'Barr, Dan Brereton, Alex Nino, Buzz, Stuart Sayger, Tone Rodriguez and more as they create amazing art right before your eyes!
January 20, 2012
Co- Creator and Star of the cult sensation "Repo! The Genetic Opera", makes his 1st ever Big Wow! appearance. Terrance is also a well known comic artist, having written and drawn "The Molting" self published by Terrance, himself.
January 20, 2012
Joining the line up for the 2012 Big Wow ComicFest is Juanjo Guarnido (Blacksad), from France and Liam Sharp (Gears of War) from England. 2 Award Winning artist, both traveling to San Jose to meet their fans at the Big Wow! ComicFest.
December 26, 2011
Mark Texeira, Joe Jusko and James O'Barr will be joining the guests of Big Wow! ComicFest.
November 29, 2011
Jim Lee comes to San Jose. Big Wow! ComicFest is proud to announce the return of Jim Lee to the San Jose Convention Center, Sunday Only... May 20th, 2012, at Big Wow! ComicFest.