2015 Middle Georgia Comic Convention features video gaming room and workshops

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Comic book characters came alive Saturday at the 2nd annual Middle Georgia Comic Convention.

Organizers were expecting more than 1,000 people at the Macon Centreplex, and some well known film and television characters were among the crowd.

The convention featured workshop classes, such as make-up design.

People along with some galactic characters strolled through searching for vintage comic books.

The president of the convention says the event is fun and family friendly for true comic book fans.

“We do it because we love comics,” says Middle Georgia Comic Convention President, Brandy Yentzer. “We want to share our love of comics and have the artist and the people who have inspired comic book movies today.”

The comic convention featured a gaming room, where attendees tried out some of the latest video games, and a board and card game demo area, dubbed the Arena. Attendees get to try out new games, with volunteers showing them how to play. 

Saturday’s festivities ended with a costume contest. Sunday’s festivities will end with comic book trivia.

Here are the convention’s website and Facebook page links.

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