ST. PAUL -- The 15th annual Minnesota Comic Book Association FallCon Comic Book Convention is scheduled 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Education Building at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1372 Cosgrove Ave., St. Paul.
Admission is $9 for adults for both days or $8 with a food shelf donation. Children under 9 get in free.
The event includes exhibits by local and national publishers, art schools, fan groups, comic book retailers and movie studios. Featured guests include Dan Jurgens ("Superman," "Thor"), Silver Age giant Rich Buckler, legendary Disney artist Don Rosa, "Crow" creator James O'Barr and "Green Arrow" writer/artist Mike Grell. More than 100 mainstream, independent, alternative, regional and national comic book writers, artists, inkers and publishers will be in attendance.
Special events include a comic book art and collectibles show, Q&A panels, a comic book marketplace, portfolio reviews, door prizes and grab bags, free creator autographs, live music and a charity auction.
"An event like FallCon showcases the creative side of the comic book industry," said Nick Post, co-director of the MCBA.
For more information, consult www.mncba.com.
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