The Big Lick Comic Con is Virginia’s best comic and pop culture celebration! 

Returning to Roanoke, VA August 6-7th 2022 to the Berglund Center. 

Featuring a massive display of comic, toy, gaming and collectible vendors and exhibitors 

plus incredible artists, creators and more 

alongside amazing special guests!



Venue:  The Berglund Center 

710 Williamson Road NE

Roanoke, VA 24016


Event Times:

Saturday, August 6th 2022:

10am – Admission Opens for Weekend Pass Holders/VIP

11am – General Admission Opens

6pm – Event Ends


Sunday, August 7th 2022:

11am – Admission Opens for All Pass Holders

5pm – Event Ends


Parking Is Free On Site.

Patrons May Come & Go While Wearing Official Event Wristband.





90's Party

The Big Lick Comic Con 90's Party! Friday, August 5th at Awful Arthurs Downtown - featuring 90s Trivia: 7-9pm with DJ Flexx - 9p-12a 90's DJ Party & Karaoke - 90's Costume Contest at 10pm with Cash prizes and Weekend passes to Big Lick Comic Con given away!

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Stage Schedule

Saturday: 12pm-12:30pm: Cosplay & Costuming 101 with Mera Rose 1pm-1:30pm: We Love the 90’s - Karyn Parsons Q&A 2pm-2:30pm: Ming Chen’s Comic Deep Dive Q&A with Mark Waid 3pm-3:30pm: Billy West Q&A 3:30pm-4:30pm: Jim Shooter & Michael Watkins - From the Crowd to a Comic - Build a Comic Page from Scratch with crowd participation. 5pm: Arn Anderson - Brock Anderson - Julia Hart - Wrestling Past & Present Q&A hosted by Logan Sherrill Sunday: 12pm: We Love the 90’s - Walter E Jones Q&A 1pm: Return of the Jedi Q&A featuring Femi Taylor 1:30pm: Nolan North Q&A 3pm: Big Lick Comic Con Premiere Cosplay & Costume Content

Saturday Celebration

Saturday Celebration with live music, karaoke, con cake and local spirits! Don’t miss the fun at the Courtyard Marriott on Ordway Drive Saturday August 6th!

Cocktails & Creators

Creators & Cocktails presented by Brady's Distillery - Saturday, August 6th 6pm-7:30pm at Brady's Distillery at 711 Pocahontas Ave just minutes from the Berglund Center! Ticket Includes: Meet & Greet with Ron Marz (with up to 2 signed items) and Brady’s Distillery Master Distiller, (1) Commemorative Etched Cocktail Glass, Spirit Tastings, Light Appetizers and (2) Craft Cocktails! Limited availability - get yours now at Don't miss this one of a kind experience from Big Lick Comic Con!

VIP Breakfast with Mark Waid

Big Lick Comic Con presents an incredible new VIP Experience! Join Mark Waid for VIP Breakfast at Clutch Restaurant in downtown Roanoke on Saturday, August 6th at 8am! This experience is limited to only FIVE patrons to sit down to an incredible breakfast with Mark, sharing his comic experiences in a one on one setting, plus you'll get up to two items autographed and photos! The VIP package is $150 per person and includes (1) weekend pass to Big Lick Comic Con, breakfast, VIP meeting, autographs, picture and more! Click here the image purchase before they're gone!

Premier Cosplay & Costume Contest

Our Premier Cosplay & Costume Contest will be Sunday at 3pm on the new main stage now located in the Berglund Coliseum! Click the image to apply!

From the Crowd to a Comic!

A new interactive experience hits our new MainStage inside Berglund Coliseum featuring Jim Shooter & Michael Watkins as they build a comic panel before your eyes with your suggestions on Saturday, August 6th at 3:30pm!

Stage Schedule

Saturday:   12pm-12:30pm: Cosplay & Costuming 101 with Mera Rose 1pm-1:30pm:  We Love the 90’s – Karyn Parsons Q&A 2pm-2:30pm:  Ming Chen’s Comic Deep Dive

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Feb. ’22 – Thank you!

A truly awesome and record shattering weekend at Big Lick Comic Con! To every exhibitor, special guest, staff member, venue staff, hotel staff, sponsor, artist,

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LeVar Burton Cancelation

Friends, I am so truly sorry to inform you LeVar Burton’s shooting schedule for a new project was moved to this weekend.  Yes, Big Lick Comic

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Want to sign up for our Premier Cosplay & Costume Contest?  Visit the official page here: BLCC Cosplay Site