Comics and Pop Art

Comic and Pop Artist Alley

With great power comes great responsibility!

Guest Application Period: January 11 - June 15

We are proud to host an array of talented Comic and Pop Artists each year.  If you would like to be considered for Guest status in our Comic and Pop Artist Alley, which includes participation in show programming and complimentary table space at a minimum, please fill out the Guest Application.  Applications are reviewed monthly and you will receive notification of your status, which might include a recommendation to apply as an Attending Artist if you do not qualify for Guest status.

We will continue to closely monitor the situation with COVID-19 and the impact it may have on our event.  Please know that the safety of our fans and guests is, and will always be, the top priority for us.  We will continue to provide updates throughout the year as planning progresses, but will open applications with optimism that 2022 will enable us to come together once again.

NOTE: This application is not for bands, or live performance acts. They should use the Band/Performer Submission Guidelines.

  • All Guest forms will be reviewed, and you will be notified as to your status for 2022.
  • Due to space constraints, all guests requesting space on the Walk of Fame, and the Comic and Pop Artist Alley will be juried and notified as soon as possible.
  • NO guarantees are made in regard to space on the Walk of Fame, or Comic and Pop Artist Alley.

Once you apply, it can take up to 45 days from submission to receive a response to your initial application.

*New for 2022* Attending Artist Application Now Available

We appreciate your interest in attending Dragon Con as an Attending Artist. Please complete this form in order to apply to purchase Comic and Pop Artist Alley space. This form is an application for the 2022 Dragon Con show only. In our continuing effort to maintain a diverse and exciting lineup of creators in Comics and Pop Art, we jury each applicant before offering a space for purchase. NO guarantees are made in regard to space on the Comic and Pop Artist Alley.

IMPORTANT NOTES: (please read)

  • Requests are juried and applicants will be notified as soon as possible.
  • While space requests will be considered based upon floor space availability, Dragon Con cannot guarantee all space requests will be granted.
  • All interior table backdrops and displays must not exceed 8 feet in height, and cannot extend beyond the edges of your table width. Failure to comply with this rule may result in the loss of your space onsite without refund.
  • There is absolutely NO SUBLETTING OR SHARING of artist alley space without prior approval from Dragon Con. Failure to comply with this rule may result in the loss of your space onsite at any time without refund.
  • This application is for space on Comic and Pop Artist Alley ONLY.  If you would like to be considered for our Art Show, please review details and apply.

Performer Application Form

We appreciate your interest in performing at Dragon Con. This form is for 2020 performance opportunities only. Completion of this form does not guarantee a performance slot for the event. All Performance Acts will be reviewed and you will be notified as to your status for 2020.

Performers Application Form

Application Deadline: April 16, 2020. No performer forms will be accepted after this date for the 2020 convention. We encourage you to apply early, because as we get closer to the show there will be fewer performance slots available.

Notes: (please read)

  • This application is for Performance Acts which include but are not limited to bands, DJ’s, magicians, burlesque, theater, comedy, etc.
  • Only one act per application.
  • Please read through the Performer Category Information to find out more about our different performer categories.