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This is year seven for Tucson Comic Con, at Tucson Convention Center, Saturday, Nov. 8 and Sunday, Nov. 9. Keep your Pokéballs close to you, since this year's program opens with a Team Rocket training camp by Team Rocket AZ. The cosplay group is all about the love of Pokémon, so if you have some Pokémon-obsessed kids in your life, get to the Con. There's more all weekend: podcasting workshops, more cosplay fun, costume contests, and opportunities to meet illustrators, authors and other people working in the comics industry, Magic: the Gathering and more. Also at the Con are dozens of vendors and the opportunity to play games including a Firefly roleplaying event on Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m. I call Kaylee! Day passes are $10 and $15 for the whole weekend. Children 12 and under get in free with a paid adult. For more on this year's Con, check out their website www.tucsoncomic-con.com.

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