The Des Moines Comic Book Convention will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Comfort Suites At Living History Farms, 11167 Hickman Rd., Urbandale (I-80/I-35, exit 125). Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission to the public is free.

Comics from real old to present day will be available, along with a variety of related collectibles. Plus, if you have any old comics lying around that you have no use for, dealers from four states will be there to purchase them. For more information, call Alan at 309-657-1599 or visit