Tag Archives: Conventions

Help The Chicago TARDIS Charity Auction

Every year, Doctor Who fans from around the country gather in Lombard on Thanksgiving weekend to attend Chicago TARDIS, the largest Doctor Who-themed convention in the midwest (and second largest in the United States. One of the highlights – now in its third year – is Chicago TARDIS’ charity auction which benefits Northern Illinois Food

Five Reasons to Attend Chicago TARDIS

With excitement around the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, many fans are looking for an opportunity to celebrate this milestone with other fans (especially with this latest guest news). Thankfully, Thanksgiving weekend brings Chicago TARDIS, a yearly local convention that features guests and a variety of people celebrating our favorite Time Lord. Thinking about attending?

Getting Nerdy About Pulp Literature

For many nerds, pulp literature may seem a bit antiquated – after all, much of it was published 80 to 100 years ago. However, pulps of all kinds provided imaginative entertainment during a harsh time, provided the raw material for much of our contemporary popular culture….and is consistently being rediscovered by newer fans Make no

C2E2 Survival Guide

C2E2 Survival Guide How to maximize your fun and stretch your dollar It’s that time of year again. The comic book and entertainment masses are set to descend upon the great city of Chicago! It’s C2E2 one of the best cons in the nation and it’s right here in our hometown. After 3 years of

Attack of the Cons

Convention season is still upon us and I wanted to do a little highlight on things to expect at each of these. This week is Wizard World Chicago Comic Con and following that is the gaming convention Gen Con. Chicago Comic Con is taking place in Rosemont, IL from August 9th through the 12th. Wizard