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Annual Tri-Con Draws Comics Fans To Huntington

Reported: May. 31, 2014 10:46 PM EDT
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Kera Mashek) -- Comic lovers gathered in Huntington Saturday.

Now in its third year, Tri-con has become one of the largest comic shows in West Virginia.

Though it's only a one-day show, it's been recognized for gaining the participation of some of the best and most active creators in the comic community.

There were many comic book artists on hand to sign autographs, including Gail Simone, who is best known for her work on Batgirl, Bird of Prey, Wonder Woman, and the Justice League for DC Comics.

People involved said it's been a great event for the entire region.

“Each year, its grown,” writer-illustrator Tim Taylor said. “I've done more business this year than I have in the past, so it's been fun."

The show's primary goal is to help shine a spotlight on independent comic book creators in the region.



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