Treasure Quest Comics will host a mini Comic Con in Northport on Saturday, November 4.

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The convention will be held at the outdoor Courtyard next to Treasure Quest Comics in downtown Northport, directly behind Billy's Sports Grill. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A press release said the event will include the Tuscaloosa area's "BIGGEST selection in years" of comic-con materials. Attendees can expect to find the following items at the convention:

  • Comic Books
  • Gaming Items
  • Collectible Toys
  • Pokémon
  • Funko Pops
  • Anime

Treasure Quest said there will be dollar-priced items available for kids. Plus, "serious collectors will have first shots at early Marvel and DC comics," the press release stated. The convention will also host special guests, including Joseph Russomanno, creator of the new comic book, The Consortium Arcanum.

"The area has been in need for a good convention," said Mike Chaudhuri, the manager for Treasure Quest Comics.

And guests who enjoy dressing up for comic cons are welcome at this one, too. A costume contest is planned for 1 p.m. with prizes for the outfit with the Best Cosplay and the Most Creative Cosplay. Chaudhuri, said that prizes would be a "combination of gift, individual comics, and toys."

In case of any bad weather, Treasure Quest states that the makeup date for the Comic Con will be Saturday, November 11.

Admissions for the convention is free and open to all. For more information, contact Treasure Quest Comics at 910-316-721.

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