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Presenting our Media Guest of Honor: Doug Jones

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Capital Con DC is excited to present our media Guest of Honor Doug Jones.  He is probably best known for his roles as Abe Sapien in Hellboy and Hellboy 2: The Golden Army.   He has been in countless great movies and TV shows such as Falling Skies, Pan’s Labyrinth, and The Watch, just to name a few. For hic somplete filmography visit is IMDB profile.   Doug Jones will be on hand for a special Q&A Session and a Meet & Greet session.

3/28/2014 1:15 pm

Presenting our Writer Guest of Honor: Sherrilyn Kenyon


In the past three years, New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon has claimed the #1 spot sixteen times. This extraordinary bestseller continues to top every genre she writes. With more than 25 million copies of her books in print in over 100 countries, her current series include: The Dark-Hunters, The League, Chronicles of Nick, and Belador. Since 2004, she has placed more than 50 novels on the New York Times list in all formats including manga. The preeminent voice in paranormal fiction, with more than twenty years of publishing credits in all genres, Kenyon not only helped to pioneer, but define the current paranormal trend that has captivated the world.

1/30/2014 12:53 pm

Presenting our Artist Guest of Honor: Ruth Sanderson


Since 1986 Sanderson has illustrated many award-winning fairy tales, both original and retold stories, and she is a highly regarded fantasy illustrator. Her paintings have received numerous awards at Science Fiction and Fantasy Conventions. Ruth was Artist GOH at the 2011 World Fantasy Convention, and an Invited Guest at the 2013 San Diego Comicon, where she was presented with the Inkpot Award for Achievement in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Her paintings have been nominated for the Cheslea Award, published in SPECTRUM, and included in exhibitions around the country, including The Norman Rockwell Museum, The Society of Illustrators, The Original Art Show, the Delaware Museum of Art, and the Allentown Museum of Art. A life-long fan of novelized versions of fairy tales, she is currently writing and illustrating a version of Snow White for a young adult audience, from the point of view of the seventh dwarf. Ruth lives with her family in Easthampton, Massachusetts, and her website is

1/24/2014 7:55 pm

Sci-Fi Photo Guys

Sci-Fi Photo Guys puts you in your place! Well, in the background of your choosing, I mean! With professional green screen photography, custom backgrounds (over 150 to choose from and growing!), and expert digital editing, Sci-Fi Photo Guys can make you look great while attending Capital Con DC!

Jei is their professional photographer and Sci-Fi Photo Guys front man. He’ll take multiple shots with multiple poses to make sure they get the perfect shot for your photo.

D. is the man (or machine?) behind the computer working his digital magic. He’ll make sure you fit into your chosen background and add any special effects to make your photo really zing!  Check out their website for a gallery of photos taken at other conventions.

1/24/2014 3:46 pm

Upcoming Events

Capital Con DC 6/19/15 6:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Welcome to Capital ConDC. Who are we exactly? We are a group of nerds just you like you, who want to bring DC the best convention ever. Our primary focus is science fiction and fantasy genre, but we invite all nerds no matter what their chosen fandoms. Our main focus is to promote the fans. We’re all passionate about our fandoms. It’s the goal of Capital Con to make sure that fans have opportunity to gather together and promote the growth of science fiction and fantasy in the United States. We’re in the best city of the world, we plan to rock DC.

Geek Trivia Night 3/15/14 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join Capital Con for their first geek trivia night. Form alliances and be crowned King of the Nerds. Team of 4-6. If you do not have a full team of 4-6 there will be a meet and great before the event at 5pm. Trivia starts at 6pm, sharp!

$100 in cash and other fun prizes.

Cosplay is welcome!

Pre-register and pay for your entire team or you can register individually.

Buy Tickets now: Geek Trivia Night Tickets