The ‘Uticon’, Utica's comic book show is returning after a lengthy break to both raise funds for the American Cancer Society and celebrate the love of comic books and pop culture in the Mohawk Valley. Head down to the Mohawk Valley Community College’s Alumni Center Building on October 5th!

The 11th annual show will take place on Sunday from 10AM to 4PM. Admission is $5 for adults (18 & up), $3 for teens and free for those age 12 and under. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.

Appearances by many professional and semi-professional comic book artists and writers include: Craig Rousseau (artist on DC Comics’ Batman ’66), Todd Dezago (writer of Marvel Comics’ Super Hero Squad), Tom Peyer (writer on DC Comics’ Batman ’66), as well as local comic book creators Dave Dellecese and Andrew Cieslinski (Holidaze).

There will also be a number of vendors selling new & old comic books and other pop culture items.

For more information, fans are encouraged to visit the event’s website.