The Grand Rapids Comic-Con will have a large display of comic book and superhero memorabilia courtesy of the Hall Of Heroes Museum out of Elkhart, Indiana. Make sure to check out a wide variety of displays and artifacts, including the following:
- The screen used shield from Captain America: The First Avenger autographed by over twenty people involved in the production of the film;
- The screen used 1964 Shelby Cobra that Robert Downey Jr. landed on during his “icing problem” in the 2008 production of Iron Man;
- The screen used motorcycle prop driven by Nicolas Cage in the 2007 film Ghost Rider;
- The screen used ring worn by Ryan Reynolds in the 2011 film Green Lantern;
- Displays of Golden Age Marvel and DC comic books and other memorabilia;
- Lots of superhero toys from days gone by;
- and a lot more
You will be allowed to pose with the shield, Shelby Cobra, and motorcycle and have a picture shot for a small fee that will go towards building the Hall Of Heroes Museum a new facility. Make sure to take some time over the weekend to check out their displays, and make sure to visit the actual Hall Of Heroes Museum when in Elkhart, Indiana!
Friday, October 20
Grand Gallery E-F, 6:45 pm
Comics in World War II
During World War II, GI’s read more comic books on the front than children in their neighborhoods. Allen, the curator of the Hall Of Heroes Museum in Elkhart, Indiana, will reveal some of the most interesting historical facts that happened during this time that made The Golden Age of comics so great! If you enjoy or are interested in the Golden Age of comics then this is a must attend!
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Hall of Heroes is the only Super Hero and Comic Book Museum in the world. We cover the entire 75 year history of Super Heroes in Comics, Toys, Film and Animation. Hall of Heroes is in a 2 story replica of The Hall of Justice from the classic Super Friends cartoon. We also feature a replica of the Bat Cave set from the 1960′s television series along with Adam Wests original Batman Costume on display WOW!!! You can see the original Shield used in the film Captain America: The First Avenger on display in our Hollywood Heroes section. We also feature the Golden Age Era of Comics 1938-1955 and a Captain America #1 from 1941 on display along with many other great comics and toys from the WW II era. Our Silver Age Era from 1956-1969 includes all of the 1st Marvel Comics as well as several rare tin toys from this era including the rare Marvel Super Hero Express tin train.
These are just a few of the rare items you will see here at our museum which features over 60,000 comic books, 10,000+ toys, figures and props and over 100+ pieces of original art comic pages and animation cells from your favorite cartoons and comic books.
You can find our website here.