Denver Comic Con and whether or not you should go: A very good guide, if a bit late

This guide to Denver Comic Con is very thorough, which should make up for me publishing it after the end of Denver Comic Con.

Andrew Hadfield as Sonic's nemesis, Eggman. Denver Comic Con 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) comic con; cosplay; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
Andrew Hadfield as Sonic the Hedgehog’s nemesis, Eggman. Denver Comic Con 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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This is a guide to Denver Comic Con, and whether or not you should go. It’s very thorough, which should make up for the fact that I’m publishing it shortly after the end of Denver Comic Con.

(OK, it’s also a wrap-up of Denver Comic Con 2017.)


LOOK: Wonder Women at Denver Comic Con

Amid the usual mix of popular costumes at Denver Comic Con, many fans showed up this year in Wonder Woman garb, looking great, and ready for action.

Melissa Altamar, dressed as Wonder Woman, poses at Denver Comic Con on Saturday, July 1, 2017. (Dave Burdick/Denverite)
Melissa Altamar, dressed as Wonder Woman, poses at Denver Comic Con on Saturday, July 1, 2017. (Dave Burdick/Denverite)

This is the summer of Wonder Woman.

The release of the record-breaking film kicked off a wave of renewed appreciation for Diana, princess of the Amazons, that you can see in schools and shop windows all over Denver.

And at Denver Comic Con? Well, amid the usual mix of popular costumes — your Wolverines and Logans, Jokers and Harleys, your Doctors — many conventiongoers showed up this year in Wonder Woman garb, looking great and ready for action. Here are a few we met on Saturday.


Things to do in Denver in June and July for nerds, geeks and Denver Comic Con fans

Here’s a whole host of nerdy things to do in Denver for the next couple of weeks.

Pride-themed comics at Mile High Comics, June 15, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) mile high comics; sunnyside; denver; colorado; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite;
Pride-themed comics at Mile High Comics, June 15, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Denver Comic Con is coming — this weekend, as a matter of fact. Ashley’s off today, so instead of the standard Things to Do post, here’s a whole host of nerdy things to do in Denver for the next couple of weeks. Denver Comic Con is June 30-July 2, and you can find tickets and information on that right here. The rest of these events do not require Comic Con tickets, and many are recurring events to please Denver geeks.

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Here’s what today’s looks like! Tomorrow, we’ll talk about kids inventing villains.