Memphis Libraries Comic Con

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

Event Details

Come join us from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, for the inaugural and FREE Memphis Libraries Comic Con! Legendary comic creators John Ostrander (Grimjack, Suicide Squad, Star Wars, X-Men) and Mike Norton (Battlepug, Revival, The Goon, Astro City) will be signing and talking. 

We will have:

  • Free graphic novels for the first 200 in attendance  (We have Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, Big Nate, Hilo, Squirrel Girl, Miles Morales, Black Panther, Pokemon and My Hero Academia, to name just a few)!
  • Arts and crafts, story time and face painting for the little ones!
  • Cosplay contest for teens and adults with the winners receiving gift cards from 901 Comics!
  • A trivia contest with the winners also receiving gift cards from 901 Comics!
  • A cosplay parade for all the little ones!
  • Food trucks for hungry comic fans!

Here is the schedule for the Memphis Libraries Comic Con, and we hope to see you there!

  • Noon: Trivia contest
  • 1:00 PM: Cosplay contest (teens and adults divisions)
  • 1:30 PM: Children’s storytime
  • 2:00 PM: Panel discussion with Mike Norton and John Ostrander

Event Type(s): Arts and Crafts, Outreach Event, Author Events
Age Group(s): Children (Age 0-5), Tweens (Age 8-12), Children (Age 6-8), Teens, Adults