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Tricon comic convention coming to Huntington

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The Big Sandy Superstore Arena will host the Tri-State Comic Con, known as Tricon, beginning April 6.

The convention features talent from around the world in comics publishing.

Nationally recognized artist and authors such as Robert Vendetti (XO- Manowar), Steve Scott (Batman Confidential, The Creeper), Billy Tucci (Sgt.. Rock) Duane Swierczynski (Judge Dredd, Punisher), and Huntington Native Beau Smith (Spawn).

Marshall University alum James Maddox partnered with organizer Eric Watkins to make the event possible.

The convention draws comic book fans, authors, and publishers from all around the region.

The event takes place Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.

VIP passes are $25 and includes prizes and giveaways.

Regular admission is $7 and children under 10 are admitted free.