CHPL Comic Con 2017!

CHPL Comic Con 2017 is Saturday, March 11!

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Library Lower Level

Vendors and Artists (located on the Lower Level)

Vendors
Stormwatch Comics
The Comic Book Store
Plunder Palace
ComicNerdCraft
Super Sox Shop

Artists
Ryan Brady
Fernando Jiminez
​Geekboy Press
Philip McNulty
Amanda Smith
Maria Smith
Drecula Z

Appearances
Legion of Super Villains Cosplay Group

Panels (in Conference Center):

In Depth with Tumblr Fandometrics​
12 p.m. - 12:50 p.m., Left Side Conference Center
Tumblr is the internet home of fandoms and we're going to dive into why.
Join us for this discussion with Tumblr's very own Librarian, Amanda Brennan.

The Rise and Fall of the Arcade
1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Right Side Conference Center

Josh Bycer of Game-Wisdom.com will present on the golden age of arcades,
its rise, eventual decline and how it's different from the console and mobile market of today. 

Japanese Sweets Talk and Tasting
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Left Side Conference Center
Blogger Maria Smith of SomtimesFoodie.com will present
a unique and tasty introduction on Japanese sweets and snacks.
This presentation will include a taste testing and info about local markets in the Cherry Hill area
. 

Manga Book Buzz
1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Left Side Conference Center

CHPL Staff Members Rachel Gerwatoski and Nicole Westin
​will discuss Manga books they think you should be reading.

Obsessed Librarians Discuss Stranger Things
2 p.m. - 2:50 p.m., Right Side Conference Center

Join us as we disappear into the Upside Down to discuss the our
predictions, theories, and the conspiracies of the Netflix retro phenom.

Cosplay Hair and Makeup
2 p.m. - 2:20 p.m., Left Side Conference Center

Learn tips and tricks from Cosplay expert Lindsay Lord

The Lost Works of Will Eisner
2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m., Left Side Conference Center
Join comics historian Richard Greene for an informative program about 
Will Eisner (1917-2005), the 
"father of the graphic novel"who would have been 100 this year! 

Events/Activities:

Kids
Superhero Storytime 
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Superhero Obstacle Course
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lego Free Build
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
 

Teens and Adults

You Don't Know Jack! Trivia Game
12 p.m. - 1 p.m., 
Multicultural Room

Film Screening: Minecraft, the story of Mojang
12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Computer Lab

Super Smash Bros Mini Tournament
(limited space, arrive early to sign up)
1 p.m. - 2 p.m., Multicultural Room

Open Minecraft Play
2 p.m. - 3:20 p.m., Computer Lab

Scratch Programming Class
3 p.m. - 3:50 p.m., Computer Lab

All-Ages Cosplay Contest
3 p.m. - 4 p.m., Conference Center