Boise Comic Arts Festival

BCAF18 Poster with Guests
Save the Date!

Saturday, August 25 & Sunday, August 26
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
JUMP (Jack's Urban Meeting Place)

Boise Comic Arts Festival 2018

Boise Comic Arts Festival (formerly Library Comic Con) inspires creators of all ages, cultivates a comics community, showcases local and international artists, and creates opportunities for discovery and collaboration.

We’re excited to celebrate the continued growth of this event by partnering with JUMP to house BCAF in a single, modern, and unique space for 2018. 

Guest Creators

Get to know BCAF guest creators here.


Learn about BCAF exhibitors here. 


Check all the fun things to do and see here!


All your questions about BCAF answered here!


For attendees

Registration for this free, family-friendly event isn't required, but ticket holders will receive special perks. We recommend registering early. You can get your tickets here. Check out the Facebook event page and share the fun with your friends and family. 

For creators/vendors/exhibitors

Registration for creators, vendors, and exhibitors has closed for BCAF 2018. 

Art Contest

Thanks to everyone who entered the Art Contest! Watch this space for prizes, winners, and more, then join us at BCAF 2018 to see the winning entries up close and in person.


Last year’s Cosplay Contest was so much fun that we decided to have not just one, but TWO more for Boise Comic Arts Festival 2018! Find info, rules, and registration here. 

Related Programs

Join in the comics fun all year with comic book clubs, drawing classes, and more. Check out the full program listing here.

Photo Galleries

Take a look at the amazing costumes, art, and activities from previous years. 


Thank you to all of our amazing sponsors, supporters, and collaborators! 

In Collaboration With


Platinum Sponsors

 Friends of the LibraryAmberjack Publishing Logo

Supporting Sponsors


Contact Info

Questions? Want to participate? Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Contact:

Josh Shapel, Events Coordinator
(208) 972-8235


Contact Us

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

Director: Kevin Booe

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