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Dress up as your favorite comic book hero for the Pflugerville Comic Con on Saturday, July 30 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pflugerville Public Library.
“This year we are celebrating the end of our Summer Reading Program with a comic convention for all ages. We have three New York Times bestselling writers, voice actors, and award winning comic book creators joining us for Comic Con,” said Bette McDowell, Adult Services Librarian.
One of the New York Times bestselling writers attending the event, Chris Claremont, will join the convention through a Skype interview. Chris Claremont is known for his work on Marvel Comic’s X-Men series as the co-creator of the iconic characters Rogue, Gambit, Sabretooth, Mystique and many others. He also co-wrote the X-Men Dark Phoenix story arc that was later adapted for the animated television series and the X-Men movies.
Other featured guests include New York Times bestselling writers Paul Benjamin and Joe Eisma, Funimation! voice actor Alex Moore, local voice actor Bill Hemberger, Comic Book Dad Daniel J. Rucker, steampunk artist Tanya Davis, Chad Thomas, David Pitts, Mari Mancusi, Leah Lovise, Elisa Wikey, Cait Zellers, Vanessa Shealy, Jim Conditt and Eisner award-winning writer Sean McKeever.
“A family friendly cosplay contest, crafts for adults and children, a photo booth and a children’s superhero obstacle course are scheduled to take place during the event,” said Youth Services Librarian Amanda Cawthon, “We will also have drawing workshops, interviews, group discussions and panels with our featured guests.”
The Comic Con is also the final event of the Summer Reading Program and the winning reading team will be announced.
The Pflugerville Public Library is located at 1008 West Pfluger Street. The event is free and all ages are welcome to attend. For more information about the Pflugerville Comic Con visit www.pflugervilletx.gov/comiccon or call the library at 512-990-6375.
It’s a Pfocus Pfriday
Do you watch Pflugerville Pfocus? It’s our new video news program highlighting some of the City Council’s actions from the Tuesday night City Council meeting. Pfocus comes out on Friday morning the week of each Council meeting and is a short-format program to provide you with city news. Watch today’s episode at www.youtube.com/cityofpflugerville. Subscribe to the city's YouTube page and never miss an episode.
New program at the library starting in August, Adult Coloring Club
Meet fellow coloring enthusiasts during the Adult Coloring Club at the Pflugerville Public Library on Monday, August 1. The club will meet for an hour in the Pfab Lab on the first Monday of each month at 2 p.m. The library will provide coloring pencils and coloring sheets for attendees. Guests are welcome to bring their own materials to the coloring club. Anyone 18 and up may attend.
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