July 15, 2014 at 1:00 am

Metro Detroit hosts Detcon1, Great Lakes Comic Expo

Two shows are coming to Metro Detroit this weekend to keep sci-fi and comic fans busy.

Detcon1, the North American Science Fiction Convention, runs Thrusday-Sunday at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Admission is $15-$75, children 4 and younger are free. Guest include Emmy-winning writer Steven Barnes (“Lion’s Blood”) and scientist/entrepreneur Helen Greiner. Information: detcon1.org.

Comic book fans can head over to Clinton Township on Saturday for the Great Lakes Comic Expo. The one-day event will be held 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 38900 Harper. Admission is $3, with kids 10 and younger free ($5 for early bird admission at 10 a.m.). Guests include Bill Messner-Loebs (“Necronomicon”) and Jason Moore (“Evil Ernie”). For information, visit greatlakescomicexpo.com.