Variety Comics co-owners Vin Nguyen (left) and Victor Olivarez. (Photo/Kristen Thometz)

Owning the store a ‘dream fulfilled’ for co-owner

For more than four decades, Variety Comics has anchored the corner of Western and Wilson avenues and attracted comic book fans and the curious alike with its superhero murals. At the end of October, the Lincoln Square comic book store will close.

Chicago's Pocket Con convention is set to spotlight black characters in comic books and works from black artists.