Events

Batman (we mean "Harley Quinn") Day 2017
Sep
23
11:00am11:00am

Batman (we mean "Harley Quinn") Day 2017

Join us as Harley Quinn rightfully steam-rolls the Caped Crusader to celebrate her 25th anniversary and reap the benefits! We'll be giving away the Batman Day 2017 Special #1, the Harley Quinn Day 2017 Special #1 and DC Super Hero Girls: Out of the Bottle! Find your inner Batman with one of four Dark Knight masks drawn by either Andy Kubert, Jim Lee or John Romita Jr. ! Plus coloring and activity sheets!

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HALLOWEEN COMIC FEST 2017
Oct
28
10:00am10:00am

HALLOWEEN COMIC FEST 2017

It's our first Halloween Comic Fest in the Gate City, so just imagine Free Comic Book Day with even more costumes, more guest artists, better weather, and more FUNFREE comics! Visit with guest artists for FREE giveaways, including Manifest Destiny's Matthew Roberts and Beck-a-doodles' Beck Seashols! Enjoy buy 2 get 1 FREE on all graphic novels, toys and statues throughout the store! Sidewalk $1 comic sale!

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Super Famicon 2017
Nov
17
to Nov 19

Super Famicon 2017

We're proud to be the exclusive comic book dealers of Super Famicon 2017, presented by our friends at Geeksboro Coffee & Beverage Co.! We'll be bringing along crowd favorites like the Legend of Zelda manga and Pokemon digests, but expect some higher end items like S.H.Figuarts and Real Action Heroes in addition to a few other surprises!

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Dark Nights Metal Midnight Release
Aug
15
to Aug 16

Dark Nights Metal Midnight Release

Join us under the new moon as DC kicks off Rebirth's biggest event to date, spear-headed by the best-selling team of the New 52, Scott Snyder & Greg Capullo, a story 75 years in the making! Metal #1 sports a killer foil cover at no addition charge as well as cover price variants by Jim Lee, Andy Kubert and John Romita Jr.!

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New Gods Special #1 Signing with New York Times Best-Seller Shane Davis
Aug
5
3:00pm 3:00pm

New Gods Special #1 Signing with New York Times Best-Seller Shane Davis

Commemorating what would have been his 100th birthday this August, superstar creator Shane Davis pays homage to Jack Kirby's largest contributions to the DC Universe including Orion, Darkseid and the rest of the New Gods in a jam packed special worthy of The King! And he'll be happy to sign your copy on Saturday, August 5th from 1-3 PM for FREE!

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3rd Annual Star Wars Festival
Jun
24
2:00pm 2:00pm

3rd Annual Star Wars Festival

The Force is stronger with this one. Join us for the 3rd Annual Star Wars Festival at Hemphill Branch on Saturday, June 24th from 2pm to 4pm. We will have costumed characters and props from the Mandolorian Mercs and 501st Carolina Garrison, plus more. Also the day will be filled with Star Wars crafts, games, trivia, free give aways and Comics! Fun for all ages. Dress as your favorite Star Wars character and join the fun.

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HeroesCon 2017
Jun
16
to Jun 18

HeroesCon 2017

  • Charlotte Convention Center (map)
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Heroes Convention was founded in 1982 by Shelton Drum, owner of Charlotte's Heroes Aren't Hard To Find comics shop. Since then the convention has become famous for its comics-first and family-friendly atmosphere, where fans can mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors. Boasting an incredible guest list built mainly on reputation and goodwill, HeroesCon is known nationwide as a "must" on the summer schedule, drawing fans, exhibitors, and creators from every region of the country to the Charlotte Convention Center.

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Wonder Woman Day 2017
Jun
3
11:00am11:00am

Wonder Woman Day 2017

Celebrate the Princess of Power on the day after her first major motion picture release with Ssalefish Comics at BOTH of our locations! Stop in to pick up a FREE copy of the exclusive variant cover to DC Rebirth's Wonder Woman #1 or the all-ages smash DC Super Hero Girls and get decked out in the hottest bling around with FREE Amazonian tiaras and bracelets!

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Pix Too Super For School Release Party
May
3
5:00pm 5:00pm

Pix Too Super For School Release Party

Come out and meet Image Comics cartoonist Gregg Schigiel as he launches the second installment of the "teenage American fairy," an original graphic novel with color assist by Greensboro's own Stephen!

Also appearing will be Chris Giarrusso (G-Man, Mini Marvels) and Brian "Smitty" Smith (Tree Mail, The Stuff of Legend)!

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Lexing-Con 2017
Apr
29
10:00am10:00am

Lexing-Con 2017

A group of comic enthusiasts decided to make raising funds for local charities fun by hosting a comic book convention. By inviting artists, vendors, and having the public share the event with them, LexingCon has grown into an annual event , raising thousands of dollars for local charities.

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April Fool's Comic & Toy Expo
Apr
1
9:30am 9:30am

April Fool's Comic & Toy Expo

You asked! We listened! We at Ssalefish Comics are so excited to officially announce the first ever APRIL FOOLS DAY COMIC & TOY EXPO! This fun & family-friendly event will focus on bringing the finest comic book and toy dealers to YOU! Please join us on April Fools Day 2017 (4/1/17) from 9:30am to 3:30pm. In addition to the awesome dealers, we will host a costume contest with prizes for BEST and WORST costumes. (And don't worry- you can only VOLUNTARILY enter the worst costume contest!:) 

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