AACPL Presents Comic Con
  • Robotics of R2D2
  • Learn to draw comics with a pro
  • Diversity in children's comics panel discussion
  • Get into  character with cosplay experts
  • Cosplay contest and parade
  • Super Art Fight

2nd Annual AACPL
Comic Con

Saturday, May 20 from 10 am - 3 pm
Odenton Regional Library

Be a superhero and build a better world at this year's Comic Con! Super Art Fight, panel discussions, interactive workshops, crafts and a costume contest for all ages are included in this year's Con.

Download the schedule and map of Odenton Regional Library

Super Art Fight

10:15 am and 11 am
Both Bouts in the Meeting Room

Super Art Fight: The Greatest Live Art competition in the Known Universe!

Malachi McKoy

Learn to Draw Comics!

11 am in the Computer Lab
Learn to draw comics with a pro! Presented by Malachi McKoy

R2D2 Reading a Book

Robotics of R2D2

Noon in the Meeting Room
Learn about the robotics of R2D2 from Bob Martinazzi, member of R2DC.

Diversity Panel Guests: Bizhan Kodabanden, Micheline Hess, and J.M. DeSantis

Diversity in Children's Comics Panel Discussion

1 pm in the Meeting Room
Welcoming authors Bizhan Khodabanden (The Little Black Fish), Micheline Hess (Malice in Ovenland), and J.M. DeSantis (Chadhiyana). Moderated by Bill Campbell of Rosarium Publishing.

Cosplay expert, Scarlet Witch

Get Into Character With Cosplay Experts

1 pm in the Computer Lab
Learn how to craft your character and embody their personality from experienced Cosplayer, Cherry Cos.

Last year's cosplay parade participants

Cosplay Parade and Contest

Sign up:   10 am - 1 pm by Computer Lab
Parade line up:   2:30 pm by Computer Lab
Contest Winners Announcement:   3 pm in the Meeting Room

Sign up for the costume/cosplay contest then parade for the judges Joe D'Intino and Magpie at the end of the Comic Con day.

Many Thanks to our Sponsors!Anne Arundel Community College Kids In CollegeAnne Arundel County Public libraryAnnapolis Comic-ConBlerDConCapital ComicsCosplay FabricsRosarium PublishingCyber Ninjaz KidsThe DMV AvengersFarpoint ConventionSuper Art FightThird Eye ComicsVisionary ComicsArtWay Alliance

More Comic Book Events!

Free Comic Book Day: Saturday, May 6!!

Available May 6 from 10 am to 4 pm while supplies last at the following locations:

Broadneck - Brooklyn Park - Crofton - Deale - Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Edgewater
Maryland City at Russett - Mountain Road - Riviera Beach - Severna Park

Comic Trivia Night

April 18 at 6:30 pm

Maryland City at Russett Community Library

Challenge your brain with comic trivia. Read More

Foods with Superpowers

May 9 at 6 pm

Odenton Regional Library

Sample superfoods and learn how they can improve your health.Read More

Learn to draw comics with a pro!

May 6 at 1 pm

Crofton Community Library

Learn to draw comics with pro Malachi McKoy Read More

Learn to Draw Cartoons and Comics!

May 10 at 7 pm

Severna Park Community Library

Learn how to create comics with local artist Jonathan Smith (Reservations required) Read More

Create Your Own Comics!

May 6 at 2 pm

Brooklyn Park Community Library

Write, draw or color your very own comic.Read More

Comic Book Magnets

May 16 at 3:30 pm

Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library

Make your own comic book magnets. Read More