Mini Comic Con Comes to the Vernon Area Public Library

Grab your light sabers.

Iron your capes.

Dust off your shields.

Superheroes of all shapes, sizes and kinds are coming to Lincolnshire!

Mini Comic Con at Vernon Area Public LibraryFans of all shapes and sizes are invited to the Vernon Area Public Library’s
Second Annual Mini Comic Con
Saturday November 7
11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The day will celebrate comics, books, movies and all things sci-fi/fantasy from Star Wars and Star Trek to Harry Potter and Doctor Who to Minecraft, Marvel, Studio Ghibli and more. The FREE event is open to everyone!

Mini Comic Con at Vernon Area Public Library
2014 Mini Comic Con – Photo Credit: Vernon Area Public Library

Super activities for the day include:

  • Kids Crafts
  • A scavenger hunt
  • A costume fair
  • Raffle prizes
  • Workshops for children, teens, and adults (some require pre-registration).

Don’t pack up those costumes yet, cosplay (costume play) is encouraged! Costumes should be family-friendly and not include weapons. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges in three age categories and most creative overall. Guest will be able to vote for their favorite between 11:00 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

Star Wars 501st Legion will be on hand for photo ops. Their movie grade costumes will also be on display as part of an all-day costume fair. Visitors to the costume fair can learn how to make great Star Wars costumes and accessories on a budget.

Mini Comic Con at Vernon Area Public Library
2014 Mini Comic Con – Photo Credit Vernon Area Public LIbrary

No costume? No problem! Step into the super fan booth and show off your impromptu creativity by mixing props from various fandoms. A fun photo strip is your souvenir!

Patrons can register for workshops on the following:

  • Superhero Training Academy
  • Real Stories of Superheroes
  • The Art of Writing Comic Books & Graphic Novels
  • Superhero Drawing
  • Japanese Anime & Magna
  • Superhero Makeup

See the Vernon Area Public Library website for registration and current openings.


Vernon Area Public LIbrary’s
Second Annual Mini Comic Con
Saturday November 7
11:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. 

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