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The Ultimate (Comics) Block Party

  • Okay Alright 401 W geer St Suite A Durham, NC 27701 United States (map)

Get ready for The Ultimate Block Party!  Saturday, July 13, we're partnering with our favorite local comics store, Ultimate Comics, for an afternoon of fun. They'll have dollar bins of comics; we'll have themed shows all afternoon-- including a kids show, a live reading, a cosplay improv jam and Golden Age featuring special guest, Cliff Bumgardner!

Mettlesome is partnering with Ultimate Comics to throw a Block Party! Dollar comics, and comic book-inspired events all afternoon in downtown Durham.

Spend 30 minutes with Mettlesome improv instructors playing games and learning the basics of improv comedy. (Three 30-minute sessions).

Who’s comic book is it anyway? Join us for an hour of lightening fast, fun comedy games inspired by our favorite heroes and villains! This is show is appropriate for all ages.

Settle in for a show where your favorite books jump from the page to the stage with a live reading by professional actors! For this special Ultimate Block Party Show, we’re choosing two of our favorite comic books to read aloud. Using the Comixology App, panels will be projected on a screen above while our actors embody the voices of some of our favorite comic characters below.
This show is appropriate for all ages.

For the past three years the cast of Golden Age has been interviewing local artists and creatives about their work and transforming it into comedy magic. Our special guest this month is Cliff Bumgardner from the podcast "Internet Picnic." He'll be reading from his new work and sharing all his deepest darkest secrets.