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Ultimate Comics Block Party at Mettlesome

Did you miss our last huge dollar book sale at the Ultimate Comics Super Secret Warehouse? Do you love comedy? Boy do we have an event for you! Ultimate Comics is partnering with Mettlesome in downtown Durham for a huge bash Saturday July 13th all day long! Dollar comics, and comic book-inspired events all afternoon in downtown Durham.

2:00 – 8:00 — Dollar Comics and Great Deals on Comic Books. Special guest Cliff Bumgardner of podcast Internet Picnic will be signing copies of his work Dreams 4 Sale!

3:00 – 4:30 — FREE Improv Comedy 101 Drop-In
Spend 30 minutes with Mettlesome improv instructors playing games and learning the basics of improv comedy. (Three 30-minute sessions).

5:00 – 6:00 — Lickety Split
Who’s comic book is it anyway? Join us for an hour of lightening fast, fun comedy games inspired by our favorite heroes and villains! This is show is appropriate for all ages.

7:30 8:30 — Super Readers Theater
Settle in for a show where your favorite books jump from the page to the stage with a live reading by professional actors!
For this special Ultimate Block Party Show, we’re choosing two of our favorite comic books to read aloud. Using the Comixology App, panels will be projected on a screen above while our actors embody the voices of some of our favorite comic characters below.
This show is appropriate for all ages.

9:00 – 10:00 — Golden Age ft. Internet Picnic
For the past three years the cast of Golden Age has been interviewing local artists and creatives about their work and transforming it into comedy magic. Our special guest this month is Cliff Bumgardner from the podcast “Internet Picnic.” He’ll be reading from his new work and sharing all his deepest darkest secrets.

10:00 – ??? — Improv Jam
No experience necessary. Anyone who wants to do some improv comedy will get a chance to perform. Bonus points if you cosplay.

Mettlesome Address:
Okay Alright, 401 W Geer St Suite A, Durham, NC 27701

For More Info and Tickets to the Improv Shows click here!