BACC, NYC’s original comic con now in our 26th year, is proud to announce our 3rd Annual Christmas Con, a party convention with loads of gifts, prizes, and special events to celebrate Christmas and NYC’s all season love affair with the world of comics with our fans.

The BACC Christmas Con has over 100 exhibitors, plus artists, guests, and cosplayers, with a special focus on 30 up and coming artists from the NYC area.

Guests include:

  • The master of surreal imagery Jim Steranko the man who transformed comic book visual art,
  • Rich Davis author of the phenomenal Cult of Dracula and Rise of Dracula (soon to be a video series),
  • DC and Marvel (Teen Titans, Duo, X-Men, Venom, Hulk) artist and talent mentor Khoi Pham,
  • The extraordinary Sy Barry whose 70 yr career includes The Phantom comic strip, DC and Marvel. Barry celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. in the landmark 1957 comic book The Montgomery Story,
  • 2018 Eisner Award, and GLAAD Media Award winner Alitha Martinez (World of Wakanda, Iron Man, Moon Girl, Black Panther, Nubia)
  • Brian O’Halloran author, podcaster, and comic prince of Clerks I and II and upcoming Clerks III

Origins of Play will once again offer a comprehensive, playable history of video games. Pick your favorite from Space Invaders to Super Smash Bros and play all day (or park the kids and enjoy our panel events).

Our newest partner, and the best dedicated comic sales platform, HipComic will make their first appearance in NYC with tons of free books, prizes and special offers.

Also, 21th Century Fox Studios is onboard with preview tickets, giveaways and prizes for epic sci-fi film Avatar: The Way of the Water.

Of course, BACC’s rightfully famous Cosplay contest, and BACC’s 1st ever Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, with prizes by our partner Ultimate Wireless.  

Now into our 26th year, BACC is a NYC essential: the comic book and pop culture collectible event, by and for the NYC community. We are a national hub for comic book collectors and traders. Many of the biggest dealers in the country attend and some of the greatest collectible books are exhibited, bought, sold, traded.

All of this in the spacious ballrooms of the Art Deco masterpiece New Yorker Hotel (481 8th Ave @34th St).

BACC has survived and flourished notwithstanding these past 2 years and we are here to celebrate with our fans. It is time for a Christmas Party.

Big Apple Comic Con Christmas Con, Saturday, December 17th 2022, 10am-7pm (early admission 9am)

Tickets: General Admission $30; VIP Admission $85; Kids under 14 $15, Kids under 10 are Free


For information, booking, and appointments please contact [email protected] or text 718-3147137