Comic book fans can jump for joy, as the Heroes Convention is set to go down this weekend at the Charlotte Convention Center. The event draws fans, exhibitors, comic creators, authors and publishers. Authors attending this year include Brian Michael Bendis (Secret Invasion, New Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, Powers, Mighty Avengers), Ed Brubaker (Uncanny X-Men, Criminal, Captain America, Daredevil, Iron Fist), Nick Cardy (Aquaman, Teen Titans, Bat Lash, Fight Comics, Jungle Comics), George Perez (Avengers, Fantastic Four, JLA, Crisis on Infinite Earths, Wonder Woman), and many more. For more information, call Heroes Aren't Hard to Find at 704-375-7462. You can also visit www.heroesonline.com for a detailed schedule. $15-$30; Free for children 12 years old and under. June 19: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; June 20: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; June 21: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College St. 704-339-6000. www.charlotteconventionctr.com.
Check out live coverage of HeroesCon June 19-21 on our new comic book blog, Comic Proportions.