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Date:
May 13, 2017
Time:
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location:
Menlo Park Library
Address:
800 Alma St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Contact:
650-330-2501
Email:
Cost:
FREE
ADA:
Yes
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Comic Con at the Library

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Round up your friends, and join us for Comic Con at the library!

The Menlo Park Library Comic Con is back!  Immerse yourself in an afternoon of comic, sci-fi, and gamer-related fun for adults and children alike.

Guests
  • The 501st Legion's Golden Gate Garrison
  • The Mandolorian Mercs Wolves of Mandalore
  • Coruscant Temple of The Dark Empire
  • Walt Disney Family Museum
Live Music

3:30 - Derek Smith Pankind Duo
5:00 - The Cantina Band

Film Screenings

3:10 - King Kong vs. Godzilla (Not rated, 1962)
A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently-released Godzilla.  The first color appearance for both of these cinematic giants!
Starring Starring Tadao Takashima, Haruo Nakajima, Kenji Sahara, and Yu Fujiki.

4:45 - V for Vendetta (Rated R, 2005)
A masked avenger leads a revolution against tyranny in a futuristic, totalitarian Britain.  Based on the 1988 DC/Vertigo Comics story by Alan Moore and David Lloyd: 
Starring Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, John Hurt, and Stephen Fry.

Artist Alley
  • Devonne Amos
  • Anissa Benabbas
  • Nidhi Chanani
  • Hayden Currie
  • Christina Jose
  • Atomic Bear Press/Brian Kolm
  • Amanda Lee
  • Alan Bosco Ocampo
  • Doctor Popular
  • Southbay Comickers

Vendors
  • Illusive Comics & Games
  • Kepler's Books
  • Chris's Comics
  • Oaxacan Kitchen Mobile
  • Paleteria Guadalupana

Pokémon GO!
Lures dropped at the top of each hour: 3, 4, 5, and 6 p.m.

Premium Workshop
5:30 - 6:30 - Saber Workshop with SaberCombat.com
(For ages 7-adult.  $10 fee)

Also Featuring
    • Cosplay contest
    • Free photo booth
    • Family game zone with Illusive Comics & Games and Isle of Gamers
    • Hands-on activities

    Dress up as your favorite character, and join us!


    FULL EVENT SCHEDULE:
    3:00 -- Comic Con begins
    3:00 -- 1st Pokemon Go lure dropped
    3:10 -- Movie: "King Kong vs. Godzilla" (downstairs)
    3:30 -- Live Music: Derek Smith Pankind Duo (outside library)
    4:00 -- Seminar: Cartooning Basics with Alan Bosco Ocampo
    4:00 -- 2nd Pokemon Go lure dropped
    4:30 -- Seminar: "How to Run a Comic Project on Kickstarter" with Anna Warren Cebrian
    4:45 -- Movie: "V for Vendetta" (downstairs)
    5:00 -- Live Music: The Cantina Band (outside library)
    5:00 -- 3rd Pokemon Go lure dropped
    5:45 -- Cosplay contest
    5:30 -- Premium Session (sign up & pay inside): SaberCombat.com workshop
    6:00 -- Final Pokemon Go lure dropped 
    7:00 -- End of event