Louisville’s comic book convention attracts stars

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Louisville’s annual comic book and pop culture convention will host a variety of stars this year including Richard Dreyfuss, Star Trek icon William Shatner and Henry Winkler of “Happy Days” fame.

The three-day Louisville Supercon is a gathering of comic book and science fiction fans along with actors, artists and creators.

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The event will open Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Kentucky International Convention Center with the man who played the original Flash, John Wesley Shipp.

There will be Q and As with celebrities, panels and a contest for people who dress up as their favorite pop culture characters. The winner of that contest gets $1,000.

The event goes from Friday through Sunday. Tickets can be purchased on www.louisvillesupercon.com .