Comic book lovers, clear your Saturday schedule, stat. The first annual Windy City Comicon comes to The Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted, this Saturday only from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A lineup of writers, artists and other comic book professionals from both the mainstream and independent comics worlds will be on hand to present seminars. Gene Ha, Don Kramer, Skottie Young, Mike Norton, Jeffrey Brown, Jeff Lemire, Tim Seeley and Will Pfeifer are just some of the industry professionals who are on the guest list.
Publishers Avatar Press, Olympian Publishing, Short Pants Press and Moonstone Books will also exhibit a wide variety of new titles and upcoming projects.
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There will also be HeroClix and Magic Tournaments throughout the day for those interesting in gaming.
Tickets are $5; free gift packs for the first 500 attendees, so get there early.