A civil rights hero will join superheros - and a diverse crowd of other drawn characters - at the 2013 Small Press Expo.
Over 2 days, September 14 and 15, at the North Bethesda Marriott conference center, a more independent and grass roots twist on Comic Con will again attract comic book readers, writers, artists and publishers from around the country - and in some cases, the world.
Congressman and historic civil rights figure John Lewis will appear to discuss March, a graphic novel based on his true story.
Others appearing include Peter Bagge, Liza Donnelly, Lisa Hanawalt, Jon Naught, Gary Panter, Rana Telgemeier, Jeff Smith, Frank Santoro, and many more.
The cost is minimal: $10 for 1 day, or just $15 for 2 days. Tickets are purchased at the door.