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Professional comic book artists Frank James Bailey, Allison Dickson, Todd Beistel, Amy Kollar Anderson and many others will be on hand. The Wright State University Comic Book League and Chalk N’ Awe , a sidewalk chalk artist will also attend.
“We want being a comic book fan to be acceptable,” Dailey said. “There is a healthy community of comic book creators in the region, and we want to demystify the art.”
New comic themed activities are planned this year. The Fan Art Contest will return and the winner will design next year’s SurburbiCon poster art.
Scenes from SuburbiCon held at Rosewood Arts Center in Kettering in 2017. The event will move to Trent Arena this year and be held Oct. 6. CITY OF KETTERING
There will also be goody bags for cosplayers and as well as team challenges and relay activities for people who love superhero characters and stories. Children will be able to create a mask and cape during free art-making activities and contribute to a “Mega-Big” comic page.
WANT TO GO?
What: SuburbiCon: Comic Creator Expo
Where: Trent Arena, 3301 Shroyer Road, Kettering
When: Oct. 6 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m.