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Library Comic-Con® 2018

The St. Charles Parish Library’s first Comic-Con® will take place Saturday, July 7 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the East Regional Library.

There will be activities for all ages taking place throughout the library for the entire three hours. This is a family-friendly event!

Activities include:

  • Karaoke and creating a custom Mickey Mouse ears headband for younger children
  • A comic/manga swap for those who want to trade their comics for something new
  • A series of 30-minute panels hosted by the library’s teen advisory board and guest panelist Mike Manning of the Longbox Guys. Topics include: fandom, cosplay music videos, improv, and fanfiction writing
  • A discussion comparing books and comics to their movie counterparts for adults

A highlight of any comic con, the library’s Artists’ Alley will feature artists who create comic and pop-culture themed art, photo ops with characters, and a costume-making demo.

The following artists are scheduled to appear:

  • Alette Matthews - watercolor paintings (featuring Doctor Who, Supernatural, Harry Potter, and original work)
  • Ashlyn McKinney - digital art, comic strip (featuring various fandoms and original work)
  • Taylor Wells, a colorist for Chew Comics - pen and ink, comics, and coloring (featuring Zelda, Sailor Moon, other fandom and manga-related art)
  • Jesse Elliot, a runner-up artist for Top Cow Talent Hunt 2018 - digital art, comics (featuring Videogames, Disney, Marvel, and DC)
  • Rebecca Stephens, member of Louisiana Cosplayers - costume-making demo
  • Lee Stephen - Author of Epic Universe series
  • Becca Hillburn - original art (watercolor, marker), original minicomics, wooden lasercut charms, stickers, miniprints (both original and fanart)

The following groups are scheduled to appear and will be available for photos.

All appearances are subject to change.

For any questions or more information, contact Public Relations Librarian Lauren Pitz.