Nerd Super Bowl: Reno Comic Con this weekend

Costumes from the movie "Beetlejuice" at the Sands/Reno Comic Con. Photo by Chris Buckley/KOLO.
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Sands/Reno Comic Con is this weekend at the Sands Regency Hotel & Casino.

It focuses on comic books, art, anime, science fiction, fantasy, costume play and other areas.

Appearing at the Reno Comic Con this year include Scott Shaw, artist of "Sonic The Hedghog", "Simpsons", "Scooby Doo", "Captain Carrot" and others, illustrator Vince Locke, of "Sandman" and creator of "History of Violence" and others plus celebrity guests Dee Wallace, who was Elliot’s mother in “E.T.,” and also appeared in as "Cujo", "The Hills Have Eyes" and "The Howling," and Marta Kristen, who appeared in “Lost in Space” and “Beach Blanket Bingo,” among other movies.

There are also costume contests.

It goes until 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.

More details at http://www.renocomiccon.com.



Dee Wallace at the Sands/Reno Comic Con. Photo by Chris Buckley/KOLO.