North Texas Comic Book Show

Wade Wilson participates in the costume contest during Dallas Comic Show at Richardson Civic Center in Richardson, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016.

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This biannual family-friendly event is ideal for both comic and cosplay enthusiasts. Attendees have the chance to meet the writers and illustrators behind some of the most popular works in the comic book industry. The lineup of graphic novel greats includes Thanos creator Jim Starlin and The Amazing Spider-Man artist Randy Emberlin, as well as a reunion of Secret Wars writer Jim Shooter and illustrators Mike Zeck and John Beatty. Browse the selection of comic books and related collectibles for sale, or check out the local talent producing their own comics right here in D-FW. Cosplayers of all ages are encouraged to come in character and participate in the cosplay contest on Feb. 10 at 2 p.m., with a special kids division for the younger crowd.

$20 per day, free for children 11 and younger when accompanied by paying adult.

Check the official website for a full list of special guests.

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