Library Comic Con 2016

 Save the Date!

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10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Main Library & Vicinity

Slip into the nearest phone booth, don your cape, tights, and mask, then head downtown for a fun-filled, all-day celebration of comics and comics culture.  In case you haven’t figured it out, costumes are encouraged at this FREE family-friendly event!  

Main Library Programs: Check out special Pokémon, Superheroes, and Harry Potter programs; hear lively panel discussions, join the costume contest and learn who won the Comic Con drawing competition.

Artists Alley: Leap across River Street to the Friends warehouse to meet comic creators, get autographs and original artwork, buy and trade comics and show off all your costumed finery!

Comic Book & Science Fiction Sale: While you’re there, be sure to check out this special sale, conducted by the Library’s Friends group to benefit the Library.

Please check back for more detail, closer to the event! 


June 1- July 31: Draw or Paint Your Favorite Character!

DrawingContestBrochureCover.jpgWarm up for Library Comic Con!  Draw or paint your favorite comic book, television, or movie character, or even invent a character of your own.  Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners in adults, teens and kids categories. Winning entries will be displayed at Library Comic Con on August 27! 

Here's the scoop:

  • The contest is open to all ages. You do not need a library card to enter.
  • Entries must be your own work, and no larger than 11” x 17”.
  • They may be black and white or color, and in any 2-dimensional medium.
  • Entries will not be accepted in frames and/or in glass or acrylic holders.
  • All art must be submitted with an entry form.  Limit of one entry per person, please.
  • Take your art and entry form to the checkout desk at any Boise Public Library location starting Monday, June 1.  (Note that branches are closed on Mondays.)
  • The entry deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 31.  

Be Sure to Thank Our Sponsors

We love our Friends! Library Comic Con 2015 is completely funded by the Friends of the Boise Public Library. Captain Comics also supports our event.

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Phone: (208) 972-8200
Telecirc: (208) 384-4450
TTY: 1-800-377-3529
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Director: Kevin Booe

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