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Date:
June 22, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location:
Menlo Park Library
Address:
800 Alma St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Contact:
650-330-2501
Email:
Cost:
FREE
ADA:
Yes
Comic Con
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Comic Con

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Comic Con is back! Round up your friends and join us!

Comic Con is back!  Immerse yourself in a day of comic, sci-fi and gamer-related fandom fun for adults and children alike.

Our free-admission event will feature cosplay, live music, artists, vendors, special guests, a photo booth, hands-on activities, games, film screenings, an escape room and more! 

Scheduled participants include
  • Walt Disney Family Museum
  • Charles M. Schulz Museum
  • Elephant and Piggie
  • The 501st Legion
  • The Dark Empire
  • San Mateo County Office of Diversity and Equity
  • Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild
  • Cosplay with Pride
  • Illusive Comics & Games
Artists
  • Phuong-Mai Blasich / PMBQ Studios
  • Debbie Huey ("Bumperboy")
  • Nan Hockin
  • Fernando Rodriguez and Luis Rodriguez ("Aztec of the City")
  • Ana Aranda ("The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra," "Our Celebración!"
  • Breena Nuñez
  • Manuel Martinez

Panels
  • 10:30 a.m.: Office of Diversity & Equity comic project: “Where There is Life There is Hope: BeTheOneSMC”
  • 11:30 a.m.: Cosplay 101 with HCC Cosplay
  • 12:30 p.m.: Quick Draw
  • 1:30 p.m.: Learn How to Draw Kawaii Doodles with Nan Hockin
  • 2:30 p.m.: Harry Potter "Pub Trivia"

Live Music
  • 11 a.m. to Noon: Margaret and Kristoph: Songs of Tolkien
  • 2-3 p.m.: Cartoon Violence with Doctor Octave and Professor Robot

Film Screenings
  • 10:15 a.m.: Drawn Together: Comics, Diversity, and Stereotypes
  • 11:15 a.m.: Hulk (Directed by Ang Lee)
  • 1:40 p.m. The Animated Century

Stay tuned as more details and participants are announced!

This event is funded in part by financial support from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.