New comic book conference arrives in Summit City

Local chapter of the Star Wars 501st legion, Northern Darkness Garrison, makes an appearance at Fantasticon 2016 in Fort Wayne.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Comic book and pop culture fans are gathering at the Grand Wayne Center this weekend for the city’s new Comic Con. FantastiCon is a traveling convention that features collector items, guest speakers, contests and much more.

Fort Wayne is the fifth and latest location for the convention. Other locations are Detroit, Lansing and Birch Run, Michigan as well as Toledo, Ohio.

FantastiCon runs Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and admission is $12.00. Sunday, October 30, it runs 10 a.m. to  5 p.m. and admission is $8.00.

FantastCon heads to Detroit November 12-13.