Summon your super powers and get ready to explore the science of comics. Harness Hulk’s rage for a chance to win a prize, create a mask inspired by your favorite comic character, earn your status as a cosplay icon, and much more. This event is certain to have you exclaiming, “Pow! Bang! Zap!”
Labs, lectures and experiences at this Social Science will include:
Beat The Flash
Put your legs to the test in a footrace against time. Can you beat a mechanically driven Flash?
Be one of the lucky ones to get a special random ticket upon arrival for a chance to put on a Hulk hand and punch your way to an amazing prize! (100 tickets distributed randomly at the door)
Comic Masks & Costumes
Make one of your favorite comic characters’ costume or mask or create your own comic character in The Shop.
Consider yourself a comic savant? Prove it in a one-of-a-kind trivia challenge. Each winning team earns a prize!
Marvel vs. DC
Show your friends and fellow superheroes which comic universe is the best when you make a custom button commemorating your favorite comic character.
Turn up the heat like Phoenix and make custom Shrinky Dink art or jewelry.
Every hero needs a sidekick. Create your very own comic sidekick out of felt and together you can battle the forces of evil!
Step right up and let the universe decide what superpower you have by detecting your aura and personality using the recently invented “Superpower Generator.”
Take a picture with the folks from Cosplay for Kindness or with miniature comic characters hidden throughout the museum to complete your bingo card, and win a prize!
Wanna take your comic creativity to the next level? Meet up with our friends from the Nevada Museum of Art and put your drawing skills to the test while you learn the basics of character design used by most illustrators.
Cosplay All Day
Don’t forget to dress the part. Random prizes will be handed out to those who dress out of this world.
Social Science is The Discovery’s wildly popular adults-only, brain-building event series that features science demonstrations, hands-on labs, expert presentations, music, libations, and tasty bites.
Due to the popularity of this event, we strongly recommend that you purchase tickets in advance as capacity is limited and may sell out.