November 3, 2013

Upcoming Events: DICE, NC Comicon, ComiQuest, and Chris Hardwick

This weekend is going to be FULL of events for the Durham-area comics lover!

Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9 find the Durham Indie Comics Expo (acronym'd as DICE) downtown at Durham graphic arts studio SUPERGRAPHIC, including a gallery show and appearances by Durham County Library Comics Fest alums Rob Clough, Eric Knisley, Rio Aubrey Taylor, and Jan Burger, as well as a visit by Amy Godfrey and the beloved Durham Comics Project's Comics Contraption. Special guest appearance by Tom Hart (Hutch Owen)! DICE is free to the public.

Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10, the annual NC Comicon will taking place at the Durham Convention Center, and is packed full, as always, of events, panels, vendors, and guests including Gail Simone, Adam Hughes, Neal Adams, Frank Cho, Jeff Darrow, Jeremy Bastion, perennial Comicon pal Tommy Lee Edwards, and many, many more. Tickets are available at different price ranges.

Meanwhile, the Carolina Theatre will be hosting the first ever ComicQuest Film Festival, featuring a fun-looking range of comic- and superhero-themed movies that include Dick Tracy, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mystery Men and more! Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

Finally, and least directly comics-related, nerd entrepreneur extraordinaire Chris Hardwick of The Nerdist will be at the Carolina Theatre Friday, November 8 for a talk/stand-up show/something-or-other.  More info and tickets at carolinatheatre.org/events/chris-hardwick.

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