Fairs/Festivals

North Coast Comic Con

When: Sat., July 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., July 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 2012

With such blockbusters as The Dark Knight Rises and The Avengers, comic books are more popular than ever. Here is the perfect opportunity to meet your favorite writer/artist and to buy that comic that you have been looking for. It’s the North Coast Comic Con being held in Akron at the Tadmore Shrine on Saturday, July 21st thru Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 featuring the following along with many more of your favorites: Gerry Conway – creator of The Punisher and many others, and he also is responsible for killing Gwen Stacy and the Green Goblin in the Spider-man comics. You will know Gwen Stacy from the latest Amazing Spider-man movie from this summer. It should be noted that is a special rare convention appearance for Gerry, for this is only his 2nd convention appearance in the last 25 years. John Ostrander – Current Writer of Many Star Wars comics from Dark Horse Comics. Ian Petrella – Actor: Randy Parker (Ralphie’s little brother) from A Christmas Story. Marc Sumerak – former editor of Marvel Comics, Writer of Marvel Comics Deadpool, Wolverine/X-men first class. Chris Yambar – Writer of many Simpsons comic books There will be a costume contest on Saturday where the best costumes can win prizes that include sketch covers by some of our guests, comics and more!

Price: $5-15

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