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What Happened to Steve?

Your childhood best friend, Steve Burns, is coming to Emerald City Comic Con! 

Watch the original face of the much-loved Blue’s Clue’s series, Steve, share what happened to him after he left the television show. With his heartfelt and open approach that brought him into the spotlight, he candidly talks about the successes and, more importantly, the failures he has experienced along the way. There may be laughter, and there may even be tears, but this event is sure to be insightful, authentic, and uplifting.

This separately ticketed event is Friday, August 19 from 8:00 – 9:00 PM at the Sheraton Grand Seattle.

Get Autographs Without Attending a Show!

New this year: Pre-order autographed items from your favorite celebrities appearing at NYCC, ECCC, C2E2, Supercon, or MCM whether you’re attending the show or not! Reedpop has partnered up with SWAU, the premier autograph collecting destination in the world to offer send-in services for a variety of different guests across all of our events.

3 Worlds, 3 Moons Separately Ticketed VIP Event

Go behind the scenes with Jonathan Hickman, Mike Del Mundo, and Mike Huddleston, and special guest Nick Spencer, the creative talent behind 3 Worlds, 3 Moons with a fireside-chat style evening event, exclusive swag and a private meet and greet with some of our industry’s top creators on Saturday, August 20 at 7:00 PM!

Show Features

Pop Asia

Chock full of fun exhibitors, activities and things to do – this area of the show floor is a can’t-miss stop for Otaku of every level!

Family HQ

Welcome to Family HQ, your home for family-friendly fun all weekend long at ECCC!

Gaming @ ECCC

Whether you’re hardcore or casual, digital or analog – we have something for you in the Gaming Zone.

Artist Alley

Artist Alley is the creative hot spot where you can get up close and personal with talented artists and creators!

Writers Block

Writers Block brings the world of literature to ECCC and is a haven for avid readers, writers and book lovers alike. This area features bookish panels and signings with several of today’s best and brightest authors.

After Dark

The party doesn’t stop when the Show Floor closes! Whether you want to sing your heart out at our late night karaoke or just sit back and grab a drink with friends we have something for everyone.

ECCC Hotel Block is Live!

Coming from out of town and looking for an affordable place to stay that’s close to the Seattle Convention Center? Our hotel block is live now, book early to secure a competitive rate with our housing partner Connections Housing. Rooms are limited, so book today!

Health & Safety at ECCC

With the evolving nature of the COVID-19 situation, a lot is changing quickly. We are constantly looking at the published guidance from federal, state and local health authorities and government and trying to make decisions that can accommodate all of our customers and promote a safe gathering. We are continuing to assess our health and safety policies for the event in light of changing state/local and venue requirements.  Please check this page often for the most up-to-date information.

Panels, Artist Alley, and Exhibitor Lists are Live!

Panels & Screenings

Our panels at ECCC span every fandom imaginable. It’s a pop culture junkie’s dream!

Artist Alley

Creators from all over bring their unique skills to Artist Alley at ECCC.

Artist Alley is presented by comixology.


The Show Floor at ECCC has treasures from all kinds of exhibitors and brands.

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Buy ECCC Merch Only on The Haul

Looking for Official ECCC merch, indie exhibitors you saw at a show or something uniquely homegrown? Grab your reusable shopping bags and head to The Haul – a pop culture marketplace and virtual show floor for our fans. Consider it your Happy Place: a one-stop shop to buy the best products and exclusives in gaming, anime, manga, comics, apparel, original art, action figures, and more!


Superfan Popverse Memberships grant you early access to Photo Ops and Autographs and a Digital ticket to the show. Purchase yours today!

A Popverse Membership gives you first access to ECCC 2023 tickets, photo ops & autographing tickets, live video panels streamed during the event and paid digital experiences; exclusive access to video content and celebrity panels; an exclusive gift, and access to ECCC exclusive merchandise online.

Artist Alley Application

Current Status: Closed

Deadline: April 27, 2022

Panel Application

Current Status: Closed

Deadline: June 3, 2022

Professional Application

Current Status: Closed

Deadline: June 15, 2022

Press Application

Current Status: Closed

Deadline: July 22, 2022

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