The Detroit Free Press previews the second annual Detroit FanFare, which organizers hope will draw nearly 10,000 people to Cobo Hall on Saturday and Sunday. That's more than twice the number that showed up for the inaugural event, held last Halloween in Dearborn, Michigan.
Comics guests include Art Baltazar, Jeremy Bastion, Timothy Bradstreet, Katie Cook, Todd Dezago, Kevin Eastman, Tommy Lee Edwards, Ramona Fradon, Larry Hama, Tony Harris, Phil Hester, Tyler Kirkham, Ron Marz, Sean McKeever, William Messner-Loebs, Tony Moore, Steve Niles, John Ostrander, David Petersen, Keith Pollard, Craig Rousseau and Ryan Stegman.
The film and television lineup includes Adam Baldwin, Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi, Peter Weller and Steven Yeun.
The second annual Shel Dorf Awards, "dedicated to recognizing the comic industries best and brightest talents," will be presented Saturday.