When is the event?
The opening reception and kick-off will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. The full convention will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Where is the event?
The reception and convention will be held at the TECH Freire Charter School, 2221 N. Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19132.
Where can I find up-to-date information on the event?
For the latest information, you can join our general mailing list by using the subscribe form on our home page. You can also go to
How do I buy a ticket to the Friday reception?
Admission to the reception is free and open to the public.
How do I buy a ticket to the Saturday convention?
Admission to the convention is free and open to the public.
How do I register for a workshop?
There is no registration for the workshops. It is on a first come, first served basis.
Is space limited?
As long as there is an available seat, all are welcome.
How do I get around Philadelphia without a car??
The TECH Freire Charter School is walking distance from the Broad Street Line, Susquehanna-Dauphin Station.
Taxi: Liberty Cab Co. 215-389-8000
Where can I make hotel reservations?
Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown is the official hotel for ECBACC 2018 at the discount rate of $164.00 per night plus taxes. Valet parking is available for $55.13 a night (including tax) with in and out privileges. The cut-off date to make reservations is April 18th.
The hotel can also be contacted directly.
Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
21 N. Juniper St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
1-800-321-2211 or 1-888-887-8130
Do you have information on vendor tables?
If you are interested in vending at our convention, vending applications will be available on the Registration Forms page of the website under ECBACC 2018 around the start of the year.
Will I be able to buy comic books?
Yes, there will be a marketplace exhibiting some of the best and rare comics you can find.
Can I advertise to convention attendees?
If you are interested in advertising in our program guide, applications will be available on the Registration Forms page of the website under ECBACC 2018 around the start of the year.
Can I interview convention guests and attendees?
As a representative of a media outlet, you are welcome to come to our events to provide coverage. Media applications will be available on the Registration Forms page of the website under ECBACC 2018 around the start of the year.
I have questions that are not answered in the FAQ, what do I do?
If you have a question that has not been answered, feel free to email us at BlackAgeofComics@ecbacc.com or through the Contact Us page under About ECBACC, Inc.