Based on the world-renowned American fair, the comic book, graphic novel and sci-fi event features a variety of treasures designed to make geeks go weak at the knees, including guest talks, a comic village and a retro gaming arcade.
As if that wasn't enough, everyone's favourite ewok Warwick Davis and Tron's Bruce Boxleitner are also scheduled to make appearances. It's going to be geek heaven! So, to help you prepare, here are 10 songs that mention some of your favourite comic book superheroes.
Part of the soundtrack for Tim Burton's 1989 film Batman, the track was a last minute replacement for Dance with the Devil, a song Prince felt was too dark. The film's popularity helped the song reach number one in the US.
The track uses samples from Barry Manilow's Who's Been Sleeping In My Bed. It's taken from the band's concept album Discovery, which was written as a soundtrack to anime film Interstella 5555: the 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem.
3 Swamp Thing
Released in 1993, this folk dance track reached number three in the UK. It shares a common name with Swamp Thing, a DC Comics character who uses his power to control plants to protect humanity and the environment.
4 Wolverine Woman
Jelly Roll Morton
Known as much for his arrogance as his talent, Morton claimed he invented jazz in 1902. This song shares its name with the popular Marvel Comics character Wolverine, a mutant who possesses rapid healing powers and an adamantium coated skeleton.
5 Wonder Woman
Released in 2007, this track shares its name with DC Comics Amazonian warrior princess. The heroine's fight for justice, love, peace and sexual equality has led to her being regarded as a feminist icon.
6 Miss America
Taken from the band's second album Modern Life Is Rubbish, bassist Alex James says this is his favourite Blur song. The song shares its name with Marvel Comics' Miss America, a super strong, flying crime fighter.
7 Iron Man
The song, taken from the band's second studio album Paranoid, was originally called Iron Bloke. Although it was not about the superhero, the track was later used in Marvel's 2008 film Iron Man, starring Robert Downey Jr.
8 Bionic Man
Agrobators meets the Revolutioners
Released in 1976, the track shares its name with Colonel Steve Austin's Bionic Man. The Dynamite Entertainment character, aka the Six Million Dollar Man, was rebuilt with bionic limbs after an aviation accident.
The American songwriter is often called the architect of swamp rock boogie. This track shares its name with Marvel's Daredevil, who was blinded by a radioactive substance. New Batman Ben Affleck played the character in a 2003 film.
10 Spider Man
Written by Terry Britten, the track shares its name with Marvel's most well-known superhero. Often referred to as Spidey or the web-slinger, the comic broke new ground when it was released in the 1960s by having a teenager as its main character.