Get your geek on and fuel your fandom with this free event! Join us on Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at JCPL for the 5th annual Comic Surge!
Comic Surge combines all the elements of a larger comic con – vendor and artist booths, professionally judged costume contest, cosplayers and costumed characters, live performances, gaming, vehicles and props, an art exhibit, etc. – with the welcoming, thoughtful atmosphere of your public library.
Masks are recommended.
10:30 am to 4:30 pm:
Video Game Truck
Replica vehicles, props, and appearances by popular characters
Super Hero Training Camp – Let a couple of the Avengers teach you how to walk a tightrope or shoot an arrow.
Where’s Baby Yoda? Challenge – Grogu, aka, Baby Yoda, is hiding all over the library. See how many times you can find him to be entered in a prize drawing.
Character & Prop Photo Scavenger Hunt
Tabletop gaming – Expert gamers will host different stations in the main library.
10:30 am to 1:00 pm:
Costume contest contestants visit judges to get scored
11:00 am to 4:00 pm:
Introduction to Screen Printing – Learn how to use our creative space’s latest addition and be entered to win some awesome JCPL gear.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm:
Mario the Maker Magician performance
11:30 am to 4:30 pm:
- Food Truck “Hillbilly Vittles” on-site
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm:
Costume contestants on stage for public judging
Costume Contest winners announced
3:15 pm to 3:30 pm:
Parade of characters
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm:
Character Karaoke – Everyone is invited to sing the song that represents their favorite fandom. Microphone cover will be changed for each participant.
- Anime Gravy //Etsy.com/shop/animegravyart
- BakeMiaCake – https://www.facebook.com/BakeMiaCake/
- David Powell’s Comics & Such
- Fanspired www.thefanspired.com
- Giddy’s Bits & Pieces https://www.etsy.com/shop/GiddysBitsandPieces
- Hart Art https://www.facebook.com/hartart37
- Jonathan’s Toys and Comics
- Kori Art Pants https://www.etsy.com/shop/Koriartpants
- Legendary Bricks https://www.etsy.com/shop/LegendaryBrix
- Jelly Bun
- JP13 Park ranger https://www.facebook.com/JP13ParkRanger/
- Ray Coffman https://www.raycoffman.com/
- Teaberry House http://www.teaberryhouse.com
- Wander Onward www.etsy.com/shop/WanderOnward
- Wayward Fox https://www.etsy.com/shop/WaywardFoxShop
- Yatta Creations https://yattacreations.carbonmade.com/
If you are interested in being a vendor or guest please contact Les Lehman at [email protected]
JP13 Park Ranger