Superheros Take Over Studio 659

WHITING | You can see rare comic art at comic book conventions if you’re willing to battle the hordes, carve out space near a booth and flip through a binder.

Studio 659 in Whiting is giving superhero fans of all ages a chance to take their time in a less crowded gallery setting to actually appreciate comic book art, including hand-drawn pieces by famous artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko.

The gallery at 1413 119th St. in downtown Whiting is debuting its “Superhero/Comic Art Show” between 6:59 and 9 p.m. Friday. The exhibit features Marvel titles such as “The Avengers,” “Spider-Man,” “Ant-Man” and “Dr. Strange,” including high-resolution production acetates.The free exhibit coincides with the Superhero Saturday event that’s planned in downtown Whiting from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 20, when visitors will be encouraged to dress up as superheros.

To read more, check out this link from The Times.