Library Comic Con 2014
We're proud to welcome artist and writer Paul Pope to this year's Library Comic Con!
Library Comic Con Drawing Contest
Draw or paint your favorite comic book, television, or movie character. Or, create your own!
- Black & white or color
- Drawing or painting
- No larger than 24” x 36”
- Open to all ages. Anyone can enter - no restrictions! Limit of one entry per person.
- All art must be submitted with an entry form! Pick up an entry form from any of our libraries or print one off here.
- Submit your drawings anytime from June 1 to July 31 at the checkout desk at one of our libraries. Drawings received after July 31 will not be entered in the contest.
See it at Library Comic Con!
- 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners and honorable mentions will be selected for each age category.
- The number of age categories will be determined by the age distribution of entries.
- Winners will be notified by phone.
- All art entered in the contest will be displayed in the Artist's Alley during Library Comic Con on August 30.
- Prizes will be awarded and winners will be announced at the Main Library during Library Comic Con!
Cartoon College Screening
Friday, August 29, 7:00 p.m.
646 Fulton St.
We're kicking off our second Library Comic Con with the inspiring documentary, Cartoon College, presented in partnership with The Flicks. The film follows students trying to achieve their creative dreams while earning a Masters from the Center for Cartoon Studies. Watch trailer.
The event is free, but advance tickets are required. Tickets will be available at the Main Library in downtown Boise starting August 1.
2014 Library Comic Con
Saturday, August 30 - 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
at the Main Library & the Friends Warehouse*
(*762 River Street, across from the Main Library)
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!
Check back for more information. We'll be updating frequently with details about panels, programs and visiting artists as they're finalized.
Main Library Events
715 S. Capitol Blvd. in downtown Boise
Main Library events include a costume contest, panel discussions, Tolkien Time, Whedonverse and My Little Pony programs. Check back for details!
762 River Street (across from the Main Library)
Meet comic creators, get their autographs, buy original artwork and more! See our list of creators.
We'll be introducing our brand new LOLA library cards, courtesy of Todd Clark, creator of the LOLA cartoon. Be sure to stop by his table to get a free LOLA library card mini-poster, and tell him thanks for supporting the Library!
Almost 30 comic creators are slated to appear in the Artist’s Alley, held in the Friends’ warehouse during Library Comic Con, along with the Friends Comic and Science Fiction Book Sale. We're proud to welcome Paul Pope, a New York City cartoonist whose work includes Heavy Liquid, Batman: Year 100, Escapo, and Battling Boy, winner of the 2014 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Teens. See our list of creators.
Comic Books and Science Fiction Book Sale!
Check out our Friends Comics and Science Fiction Book Sale in Artist's Alley! All proceeds benefit the Library. Even if you're not looking to buy, be sure to stop by to say "Thanks!" The Friends use funds raised through their book sales to sponsor many library services, collections and programs - including Library Comic Con!
Thanks to our sponsors for making the LIBRARY COMIC CON possible!