Stormtroopers to invade Parkersburg comic shop

PARKERSBURG — Multiverse Comics in the SouthGate shopping plaza will welcome Chewbacca and a group of Stormtroopers Sunday.

The costumed characters from the 501st Legion, Garrison Corellia, a volunteer-led, charity focused costuming group, will be part of the store’s Hero Initiative fundraiser from 1-6 p.m. Sunday. The Hero Initiative is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting comic book creators with needs like emergency medical aid, financial support for life essentials and avenues back into paying work.

The shop, at 2107 Pike St., Suite 12, will be taking donations and contributing part of its sales for the day to the Hero Initiative.