Get your comic on at a Brooklyn comic con

Picture 53Tomorrow there’s a rare opportunity to rub shoulders with contemporary comics greats and snag a one-of-a-kind gifts at the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival, a free event co-created by Desert Island and Picturebox. The con boasts more than 50 artists/exhibitors from local talent (Michael Kupperman of Tales Designed to Thrizzle, VICE contributor Lisa Hanawalt, Mome regular Dash Shaw) to some big names (Charles Burns, Adrian Tomine, Gary Panter). The fest will be held at Our Lady of Consolation Church (184 Metropolitan Ave. in Williamsburg), from 11 to 7, while nearby at Secret Project Robot (128 River St. at Metropolitan), the artists will be giving various lectures from 1 to 6. Following the day’s festivities, there will be a free show at Death By Audio (49 S. 2nd St Between Kent & Wythe) starting at 9pm.