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IW-Heroes Con for Young Carers

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Comic and collectibles shop Heroes are hosting a charity comic style event at the Quay Arts this Sunday (April 10).

IW-Heroes Con will raise money for YMCA Young Carers Isle of Wight, and a representative from the charity will be there on the day to talk about what they do.

Goodie bags have been donated by Heroes with other donations for the raffle from local businesses and vendors.

There will be something for everyone to enjoy at the event. On the main floor, there will be live art with Dan Digby Comic Art, VR gaming, a raffle and much more. There will also be a live talk and Q&A with Russell Sheath of Commando Comics, a virtual chat with Geoff Senior and Simon Furman, a gaming tournament and game show hosted by Alex Watts and a cosplay contest hosted by Robin Flux.

The main feature for the event is a virtual interview and live audience Q&A with Todd Mcfarlane, comic book creator, best known for his work as the artist on The Amazing Spider-Man and as the writer and artist for Spawn.

It starts at 10am and will finish at 5pm; free entry and all are welcome. To find out more visit their Facebook page IW-heroes; stage times can also be found on the page.