Reed Adds Comic Con in Chicago

Reed Exhibitions today announced it will hold its first Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo April 16-18, 2010.

The company also announced its New York Comic Con will move to permanent dates in the fall at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan. The 2009 NYCC is set for this weekend, with the next edition now planned for October 8-10, 2010.

Reed officials stated in a press release that clients and customers of the New York show have been asking for a similar event in Chicago. They also stated they will be aiming for a big launch in Chicago, with an event that will cover everything from comics and celebrities to anime, toys and videogames.