Saturday, May 5, 2018 Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Welcome to the official HQ for the Pickerington Comic Fest. The 2018 show will mark our fifth year celebrating comics and pop culture. Every year, we strive to expand and create something special for the entire community, for pop culture fans of all ages! Formerly known as the Big Comic Show, planning for the Pickerington Comic Fest is now in full swing. Creators can register HERE.
In 2017, the show was a participating Free Comic Book Day site. Be on the look out for more Free Comic Book Day fun in 2018!
Schedule of Events
10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Library Atrium
Meet local comic creators!
10:30 a.m.: Library Lawn
Four different age categories will be competing and racing outdoors! Dress in costume – if you wish – and get ready to run!
For ages 3-10
Pop Culture Trivia with Excesss Trivia
12-2 p.m.: Digital Classroom
How much do you know about comics, movies, books, and more? Compete against your fellow trivia buffs for the chance to win prizes!
For teens and adults
Face Painting with the Face Paint Crew
12-2 p.m.: Library Atrium
Meet the Batman and his Batmobile with Heroes 4 Higher
12-3 p.m.: Library Lawn
Creating Comic Characters
1 p.m.: Meeting Room
Create fun and goofy characters with illustrator Michael Laughead with the Columbus College of Art & Design!
For teens and adults
Caricatures with Columbus Caricatures
1-3 p.m.: Library Atrium
For all ages
Women in Comics Panel
2-3 p.m.: Meeting Room
Love Wonder Woman? The Dora Milaje? We’re ready to talk about our favorite women in comics with author Laura Bickle, artist Molly Durst, and Courtney Brown of the Ohioana Library!
2-3 p.m.: Digital Classroom
3-4 p.m.: Free test play time
Games for your meetups, games for all ages, games for two, and even games for when you’re flying solo! There’s a game for you, and today is your chance to test them!
Starting at 11 a.m.: Library Conference Room
Play the library’s collection of PS4 games
Superhero Movie Screenings
Visit the Teen Area starting at 11 a.m. to watch these superhero movies:
11 a.m.: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 (PG-13)
1 p.m.: Spider-Man: Homecoming (PG-13)
3 p.m.: Thor: Ragnarok (PG-13)
Starting at 12 p.m.: Youth Services Barn