JCPL Comic Surge

Comic Surge logoGet 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. 


Event Schedule  

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:

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

3:00 pm:

  • 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.


Vendors List

If you are interested in being a vendor or guest please contact Les Lehman at [email protected]

  Special Guests List


Mario the Maker Magician


501st Legion


Cosplay for a Cause


JP13 Park Ranger