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Convention Tuesdays: Alabama Comic Con, Southern-Fried Gaming Expo, Anime Blues Con 9, Atlanta Comic Con 2019

Welcome to Convention Tuesdays! Every Tuesday, I will feature and highlight conventions happening during the upcoming weekend in Alabama, or within short driving distances from Alabama.

July 13-14  — Alabama Comic Con — Birmingham, Alabama

Alabama Comic Con is a two day event being held at the Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex (2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N., Birmingham, AL 35203) and will bring together a diverse list of guests, vendors, artists, and fan groups, in an affordable, family friendly environment.

Major guests include Steve Cardenas, Kel Mitchell, Michael Biehn, and more!  Major events include a cosplay contest, and more.  Learn more at:

July 12-14 — Southern-Fried Gaming Expo — Atlanta, Georgia

The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo (SFGE) is a 3-day fan convention focused exclusively on gaming. The expo is held July 12-14 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Cobb Galleria Convention Center in Atlanta, GA, and boasts over 250 full-sized arcade games, pinball machines and console systems, along with tabletop gaming, vendors, special guest speakers, a film fest, wrestling, tournaments and more! SFGE is a family-friendly event that will be fun for all ages.

Major guests include Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Mike Vinikour, Robert Wahler, and more.  Major events include a cosplay contest, film fest, extreme eating challenge, and more!  Learn more at:

July 12-14 — Anime Blues Con 9 — Memphis, Tennessee

Anime Blues Con is a 3-Day convention held annually at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN! Anime Blues prides itself on offering fan events for all-ages celebrating the Arts and Culture of Japanese Anime (animation), Manga (comics), and Cosplay (costume-play).

Major guests include Aaron Dismuke, Caitlin Glass, Tiffany Grant, and more.  Major events include a cosplay contest, formal ball, and more!  Learn more at:

July 12-14 — Atlanta Comic Con — Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Comic Con is a comic book convention located in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Georgia World Congress Center. Featured are exhibitors that cater to a wide-spectrum of interests including comic books, magazines, toys, games, Star Wars, Star Trek, anime, manga, cosplay, artwork, sketches and apparel. In addition, a roster of comic industry professionals, and comicdom-related celebrities are in attendance for attendees to meet and greet. As admission is kept reasonable for adults and FREE for children, the Atlanta Comic Con is a family-friendly convention.

Major guests include Val Kilmer, Bonnie Wright, Adam Baldwin, and more.  Major events include a cosplay contest, film festival, and more.  Learn more at:


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