Special Guest DANIEL EMERY TAYLOR

Special Guest DANIEL EMERY TAYLOR

Hailing from Alabama, Daniel Emery Taylor started his career early as the aspiring shutter-bug and adorable redheaded child sidekick of Swamp Thing, “Darryl,” in 1989’s THE RETURN OF SWAMP THING.  Following that with a few minor roles in Film &...
Master Daniel Pesina

Master Daniel Pesina

Master Daniel Pesina, a gold medal winner in international as well as USA sanctioned martial arts tournaments, gained his notoriety for his contribution to the Mortal Kombat franchise.  He gave life to Johnny Cage, father of all MK characters, Scorpion, the mascot for...
David Taylor

David Taylor

Author David Taylor 2, writer of sci fi and fantasy, talks about one of his first loves. Superhero comics and their related media. 2017 Panel: Book to Film: Why do Comic Book Movies Suck? A discussion of why the comic book-to-film translations are often poor,...
Cinemacide

Cinemacide

What is Cinemacide?      Cinemacide is a riff-based entertainment group. We like to make fun of Hollywood’s mistakes. We sell our own MP3 commentaries that you can play right along with your DVDs at home. Riffing is in our blood, and we love to make people...
ICON Super Smash Brothers

ICON Super Smash Brothers

Chicago Pop Culture Con November 25 & 26, 2017 “Come hang out with the iCon crew to battle your friends in a friendly (or not so friendly!) game of Super Smash Brothers! Whether you’re new or a seasoned Smash veteran, enter our tournaments for a chance...
John Arcand

John Arcand

Got a big collection of Big Ten sports memorabilia? Then John Arcand might be your man. John Arcand is the host of BTN’s Original Big Ten Treasure Hunter series which follows him as he travels the country to visit collectors of memorabilia from every school in the Big...
King of Tokyo

King of Tokyo

Eric Anderson from the Nerd Chapel will be hosting King of Tokyo! In King of Tokyo, you play mutant monsters, gigantic robots, and strange aliens—all of whom are destroying Tokyo and whacking each other in order to become the one and only King of Tokyo. At the start...
Code Names

Code Names

Eric Anderson from Nerd Chapel will be hosting Code Names! Two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their CODENAMES. In Codenames, two teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents...
Cosplay Radio

Cosplay Radio

The November 26 & 27 Chicago Pop Culture Con welcomes Cosplay Radio! How did they nail that costume? Cosplay Radio spills the secrets of the best, most innovative, and creative cosplayers. From professionals to highly-motivated beginners, we’re posting pics,...
Svengoolie!

Svengoolie!

Svengoolie is a hosted horror movie show. The show’s title is taken from the name of the character host. The show is a long-running local program in the Chicago area and in recent years expanded nationally, airing Saturday nights on MeTV.    Svengoolie will be...
Pheasant Run Resort Accommodations

Pheasant Run Resort Accommodations

Special hotel rates for the November 2016 Chicago Pop Culture Con! Golf Wing: $89 Tower Wing: $89 Loft Suite: $189 Whirlpool Suite: $239 Executive Suite: $289 Honeymoon Suite: $289 Tower Penthouse Suite: $349 Please call 630-584-6300 to make a reservation! Visit with...
The Scions of Olympus

The Scions of Olympus

The Scions of Olympus are a small but growing group of gamers who are dedicated above all else towards the goal of fostering community, inclusivity and solidarity within gaming culture. The interests and skills of our members vary greatly. The Scions currently have...
WGN Radio Legends Steve and Johnnie

WGN Radio Legends Steve and Johnnie

WGN Radio legends Steve and Johnnie will appear for this event on Sunday. They wrote a book about their dear friend Les Paul. Les Paul was an American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor. He was one of the pioneers of the solid-body...
Vintage Arcade Games

Vintage Arcade Games

Kyle E. Carr will be trucking in a load of vintage arcade games to the November 26 & 27 Chicago Pop Culture Con!  A list of arcade games to be posted soon! Thank you Kyle! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Sincerelychrisarcade/ Website:...
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