What is Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con?
Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is an annual convention held in Mobile, Alabama in May. It was re-founded in 1998, with its membership increasing each year. Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is a multi-genre convention with fandoms in science fiction, fantasy, gaming, comics, anime, manga, horror, paranormal and mass media. Each Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con, fans from these genres, along with actors, artists, authors, and other media guests get together to interact with each other and participate in a number of events that are unique and pertaining to their particular interests.
What is Mobicon's Weapons/Props Policy?
Mobicon Inc. is dedicated to the safety and security of all attendees. It is our priority to protect our attendees and make sure that everyone may enjoy the convention without concern. The following requirements and restrictions for weapons will be followed by all event participants at all times during any and all of our events. Failure to observe these rules may result in your removal from the event. We expect all our event attendees to use good judgement. Decisions regarding weapons are solely at the discretion of event security.
All attendees must adhere to Alabama State Law at all times during any Mobicon Inc. event including laws regarding firearms and weapons. If it is illegal outside of the convention, it is illegal inside the convention. Mobicon reserves the right to amend or change these rules at any time for any reason to provide for the safety, security, and general wellbeing of attendees and the general public.
- All costume weapons must be checked with event security at the event security desk.
- All weapons must be easily distinguishable from real weapons.
- All weapons must be nonoperational, especially projectile weapons, including but not limited to: air-soft, water, silly string, ping-pong, and nerf guns.
- All live steel weapons must be cased or sheathed and peace bonded at all times.
- All prop guns must be orange tipped.
- Prop weapons must remain in convention areas. If you leave the premises or go out into public for any reason, please put away any and all prop weaponry immediately.
What is there to do at Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con?
During the day, the Merchant Room is open for our members to shop for games, collectables, memorabilia, and more. Our Art Show and Artist alley provide space for local and national artists to display and sell their work. There are guests to meet, discussion panels to attend and debate in, and demonstrations to watch. A designated staffed KidCon area is setup just for the children in our community to come take part in crafts and play games. The night hours feature structured programming and games so our guest can socialize, interact with each other and make new friends. Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con also co-host sanctioned after parties in select establishments in the Downtown area. There is also various Gaming areas open 24 hours throughout the weekend.
How Can I Get Involved?
Mobicon, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization 501 (c)(4). Mobicon, Inc. donates 60% of their net profits to local Gulf Coast charities, particularly charities in Mobile, AL. Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is completely volunteer ran and is always looking for a few good hands. As we grow and evolve the organization it is our goal to move to a charitable filing status and work to give back to community first hand. Keep an eye here for our new volunteer registration portal link that will help allow you to get involved and make a difference.
Are Sponsorships Available?
Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con also offers a sponsorship packages to suit any needs or budget. Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con brings in over 1,000+ members in attendance and continues to grow each year. We have members from all over the Gulf Coast, from Texas to Florida to beyond! We have road warriors making their way to our convention all the way from Germany, Australia, and the Middle East! Not only will you be reaching out to new customers, but you will be helping local charities continue their good work.
What About Donations?
Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con also welcomes donations to our Charity Auction and the Hospitality Suite. Books, toys, games and just about anything can be donated to our auction in good condition and sold to the higher bidder to support the chosen charity. The Hospitality Suite offers a refuge from all the fun by providing free food and drinks to our members and our guests.
Since Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is a not-for-profit organization we look to Sponsors for help minimizing some costs associated with presenting our annual convention.