There’s also Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld; Bob Layton, the man who made Iron Man interesting to a modern audience in the ’70s and ’80s; and Len Wein, who, among other works, wrote Giant Size X‑Men #1 and co-created the Batman characters Clayface and Lucius Fox. Oh, and he also co-created a low-key character for Marvel Comics named Wolverine. It’s a shame Marvel hasn’t gotten some play out of that.
Heads-up for parents: Kids ten years old and under are free with an adult paid admission, making this an easy choice for a day of family fun. At the other end of the price scale, a VIP pass gets you early admission, priority seating, entrance to a special Jim Lee signing session, variant comics and other goodies.
Noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas. For information, visit amazinghoustoncomiccon.com. $25 to $150.
Fri., Aug. 29, 12-8 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 30, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 31, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 2014