This year’s Comic Con happens from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Two Rivers Convention Center,
159 Main St. in downtown Grand Junction. Admission is free with a Mesa County Libraries library card; otherwise, it’s $5 at the door (proceeds will support next year’s event). Kids 10 and under get in free.
At Comic Con, you’ll find special guest speakers, including New York Times bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson and Eisner Award-winning writer Mike Baron; cosplay and costume contests; fandom meet-ups on popular topics; a special Comic Con merchandise booth; and an exhibit hall featuring more than 50 artists, authors, crafters, shops, and others! Don’t miss photo opportunities with the
a group of Star Wars enthusiasts who make their own impressively detailed costumes, and the
Justice League of Hope,
a collection of superheroes whose mission is to bring smiles to those they meet.
take place throughout the day, with the kids’ contest at 10 a.m. (registration begins at 9:30 a.m.), the teen contest at 1 p.m. (registration at 12:30 p.m.), and the adult contest at 4 p.m. (registration at 3:30 p.m.).
include “Dungeons and Divas: A Beginner’s Guide to D&D,” “Comics and Childhood Literacy,” “LGBTQ Representation in Pop Culture,” “Paper Trails: What’s a Zine?” and “Censorship in Comics: A History of Controversy.”
A complete schedule
of the day’s events, information about speakers, and a list and map of exhibitors can be found