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Galaxy Comic Book & Fantasy Art Expo

Dates: Now - Sep. 23, 2017
Times: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Category: Arts/Crafts Festivals Other
Location: Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 N. Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432
Phone: 815-723-5201
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Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo will immerse you in the world of comic books and fantasy art; bringing together fans, collectors, and even future writers and artists of tomorrow. Perfect for those who collect comics as well as those who like to casually read them. Perfect for those who enjoy the look of fantasy art such as dragons realms of far off worlds. Spend the day talking with the artists who bring these worlds to life. You might even be able to pick up a long lost comic book from your youth!. Meet the artists of such works, buy some of their art, talk to story writers, watch and learn how the very art you see is done right in front of you. Take you time a go though many comic books both vintage and new for sale. Search out old favorites you may have had at one time or find new ones that you just might come to love. You have old comics you would like to find out what their worth is or would like to just sell and buy new ones? Bring them along and have comic book industry specialist go though them with you to help you understand what you have . Spend time with your friends and family looking though some comics, getting lost in stories and characters and the art of it all. This is an expo put together for everyone. From the biggest collector of comics and art, to the beginner. For the parents that enjoyed the comics from when they we once young. To showing and enjoying those comics now with children of their own and passing on the love of comics for them to enjoy for years to come. Have fun debating with friends which comics are better or which fantasy art is cooler. Have fun with the full hands on game that you can challenge your friends and even family members of all ages at to see who will win and have a chance of going home with a prize(s) that range from simple and fun to right on collectable.

Special Appearances include: Rafael Nieves, "Mikey" Babinski, Wesley Wong, Jeffery Moy, Doug Klauba & Steve Palenica


What's Nearby:
Haunted Trails Entertainment Park & Picnic Groves
Forest Preserve District of Will County
Embers Tap House
Motel 6 North
Louis Joliet Mall
Friaco's Mexican Restaurant

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