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Comic-Con comes to State Fairgrounds

While it was a lot smaller than the International Comic-con held in San Diego every year, the Twin Cities held its own over the weekend. Hundreds of collectors and artists converged at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds to share their love for comics.
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While it was a lot smaller than the International Comic-con held in San Diego every year, the Twin Cities held its own over the weekend. Hundreds of collectors and artists converged at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds to share their love for comics.

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