An international comic book convention and multi-genre entertainment event is coming back to Hemel Hempstead. 

Striking Events is set to host the Hemel Hempstead Comic Con and Toy Fair at the Hemel Hempstead Leisure Centre on Sunday, February 12, from 10am to 4pm. 

The first ever Comic Con in Hemel Hempstead was held last year in 2022 where its success led to this year's family friendly event. 

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The day will be immersed in Comic Con culture with people dressed as their favourite characters. 

Attendees can enjoy retro gaming, facepainting and board and card gaming areas, and view movie cars on display. Multiple exhibitors will be selling everything from Star Wars to Stranger Things merchandise. 

Herts Advertiser: Comic Con attendees enjoying the toy fair.Comic Con attendees enjoying the toy fair. (Image: Striking Events)

The organisers expect between 1,200 and 1,600 people throughout the day. 

The event organisers said: "People should be excited to come to Comic Con because it is just such a fun day out.

"Everyone is happy and having a great time and experiencing things that are not available every day.

"Lets face it, when did you last see a Batmobile or a Stormtrooper in real life! Its just something different and people come away with great memories and some fantastic photos too."

Tickets to the event can range from £0 to £28.62 depending on the age group. 

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