COMIC CON

An ALL-ages, family-friendly event!

Saturday, October 7, 2017
10 am – 4 pm

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Central Library
515 Pine Street, downtown Green Bay

All the Rage: Anger Among Heroes
10:15 am – Popular Library

Join a live recording of the All the Rage podcast recording from UW-Green Bay’s Phoenix Studios! Professors Ryan Martin (Psychology), Chuck Rybak (English/Humanistic Studies) and Bryan Carr (Communication) will discuss the psychology behind the anger portrayed by the Hulk and compare it to that of other superheroes. Is the Hulk a true depiction of anger or just propagating a myth?

 

11:00 am – Batman and Robin Sound Effects Storytime!

Bam! Pow! Listen to a story featuring Batman and Robin while the sound effects are created live! Will the caped crusaders defeat Two-Face in the end? Read along and listen to find out!

 

Live Action Roleplay Demo with Crimson Circle (Amtgard)
11:30 am – Auditorium

Amtgard is a medieval/fantasy combat game that also supports the arts and sciences. It promotes leadership and learning as well as having a fun time. Participants use safe, foam-padded replicas of Medieval weaponry to bring to life the tabletop or video game experience many are familiar with. Crimson Circle is the local Amtgard chapter for Northeast Wisconsin.

 

Featured speaker:
Serious Fun Interview with Mike Norton
1:00 pm – Popular Library

Mike Norton is the creator of the weekly webcomic, Battlepug, and the artist of the Revival and The Answer! comic series. As part of a live recording of the Serious Fun podcast, UW-Green Bay professor Bryan Carr will interview Norton about his career in comics, his creator-owned work, the upcoming Revival movie and the comics industry.​

 

2:00 pm – Medieval Storytime with the Barony of Windhaven

Have you ever wondered what it was like living during the Middle Ages? Come hear stories, see medieval costumes and maybe even meet a knight! The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. The Barony of Windhaven is the Northeast Wisconsin Chapter of the SCA.

 

Crafts available for teens and children all day!

 


  • Dress as your favorite superhero or movie character or just hang out with fellow fans of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Settlers of Catan and more!
  • Enter a cosplay contest  Read the cosplay guidelines.
  • Participate in new and favorite games
  • Shop and meet the creators at our Artist Alley and much more!

 

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The 2017 Comic Con is supported by:

 

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Comic Con Logo designed by Carolyn Paplham.

 

Parking information

Parking is free on weekends:

  • Pine St. and Library Parking Lot
  • Pine St. Ramp @ Madison St. (Below):
    The parking ramp’s Fourth Level (orange) has many open spots.  The elevator is located in the middle of the ramp as indicated by the yellow circle on the map below.
    Central Library Parking rev