Fairfax County Public Library is presenting their first Library Comic Con on Saturday, May 13 from 10am – 2:30pm at Chantilly High School! This may be the only Comic Con you'll find for FREE and it's family friendly!
From the library's website:
"Geek out" at our celebration of comic books, science fiction, fantasy, TV, movies and more, featuring Gene Luen Yang, author of the Secret Coders and Avatar: The Last Airbender series (Mr. Yang speaks at 10:30). Books available for sale and signing. Workshops, artists, vendors, prizes, food trucks and cosplay. Family-friendly costumes encouraged. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Chantilly Regional Library. Kids, teens and adults. No registration necessary.
Chantilly High School, 4201 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly.
Comic Con Schedule – May 1310:00 – Doors open (Use Main Entrance, Door #1)
10-2:30 – Vendors, Artists' Alley
10-1:00 – Cosplay Central and Superhero Training Camp
10:30 – Keynote Speaker: Gene Luen Yang
11:15 – Author signing begins (limit 2 books per person)
11:45 – Choose from Panel Discussion or Workshop (see details below!)
12-2:30 – Gaming/Chill Zone
12:30 – Lunch, Author signing continues
1:00 – Choose from Nerd Jeopardy or Workshop (see details below!)
2:00 – Cosplay Contest!
*Food trucks will be on site starting at 11am