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Convention books Superman artist

1939 edition of Superman comic
Superman is one of America's longest established comic heroes

Superman comic book artist Frank Quitely is one of the guests booked for next year's Highlands comic convention.

Hi-Ex was held for the first time this year and is due to take place again on 14-15 February.

Mr Quitely recently illustrated All Star Superman - written by fellow Scot Grant Morrison - for America's DC Comics.

Mick McMahon, another leading comic artist, has also been booked for the event in Eden Court, Inverness.

Convention organiser Richmond Clements said: "Mick is a true original and one of those rare talents that can genuinely be described as unique."

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