Stan Lee headlines New York comic con

Stan Lee

Stan Lee (Credit: Getty)

Face front, true believers: Legendary comic book writer Stan Lee will be returning to the Big Apple for the New York Comic Book Marketplace on Saturday.

Lee, the co-creator of some of the most well-known Marvel Comics characters, such as the Hulk, Spider-Man, the Avengers, X-Men and the Fantastic Four, will be signing and taking photos with fans at the one-day comic convention, being held at the Penn Plaza Pavilion in Midtown.

Lee won't be the only famous face at the show: There are also celebs such as Henry Winkler ("Happy Days") and "Star Trek: Voyager" star Ethan Phillips signing at the con, not to mention a slew of top comic creators, including George Perez, Jim Steranko and Neal Adams.

Besides the numerous autograph opportunities, there will also be more than 100 dealer tables chock full of comics, toys, games and other pop-culture ephemera.

If you go: New York Comic Book Marketplace runs from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday at the Penn Plaza Pavilion. 401 Seventh Ave., at 33rd Street. Admission is $15. For more information about who will be at the show and signing schedules and costs, visit

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