Where can fans meet up, get autographs from their favorite stars, and buy cool merchandise? They can do all these things at conventions. There are many things fans need to know before attending their first "con," and they'll find it all in this age-appropriate guide. The engaging text and eye-catching sidebars, graphic organizers, and colorful photographs highlight many kinds of fan conventions. Whether a young fan dreams of traveling to San Diego for Comic-Con International or plans to attend a smaller con in their city, this guide will make sure they're prepared.