Fans flock to the 2017 opening of HeroesCon at the Charlotte Convention Center. Started in 1982 by Shelton Drum, owner of Heroes Aren't Hard To Find, the event attracts thousands of comic book and heroes fans for a three-day celebration beginning Friday and running until 6pm Sunday. Many fans revel in seeing and being seen as they dress as their favorite characters in often elaborate and detailed costumes. Comic book artists and others were there to demonstrate and sell their wares. The convention is open on Friday from 11am-7pm, Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 11am-6pm.