Here's What Happened
at LibraryCon 2019...
Harry and the Potters
Get a head start on LibraryCon at 7 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2019, with a concert featuring the band that spawned the genre of wizard-rock — Harry and the Potters! This multi-generational, high-energy show will appeal to Harry Potter fans from 4 to 104! In the Library Center auditorium. Sponsored by the Library Foundation.
An artist with more than 15 years of experience in the gaming, film/TV and design industries. Gary's art is featured in the '80s horror anthology "Graveyard Slaughter," to be released in October by Lunchbox Press.
An award-winning writer for Image, Oni Press, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse, and DC Comics. Known for his work on Harrow County, Asgardians of the Galaxy, Captain America, Wolverine and more, he is also a writer of short stories, nonfiction, founder of Undaunted Press and an editor of the horror magazine Whispers from the Shattered Forum.
An artist, writer and animator. She is the artist for Ruined my Rhythm and the writer of Champions of Erendil. With her twin sister, Maia, she operates Champion Comics, an independent publishing company.
An artist and writer who has been drawing and pursuing art as a career since age 11. She is an artist of Champions of Erendil. With her twin sister, Luna, she operates Champion Comics, an independent publishing company.
Award-winning and New York Times best-selling cartoonist, author and illustrator. His work has been widely published, from Marvel Comics to BBC television. Eric's current comic project, Age of Bronze, tells the story of the Trojan War, and has garnered two Eisner Awards, a Gran Guinigi Award and a slew of nominations.
Schedule & Map (pdf)
|10a.m.||10:30 a.m.||11:30 a.m.||1 p.m.||2 p.m.||3 p.m.||4 p.m.|
|Meeting Rooms A&B||Miniature Painting / Open Gaming|
|Auditorium||(No scheduled event||LGBTQ in Comics and Pop Culture||Artist Draw-off!||Eric Shanower—Age of Bronze: The Trojan War as Graphic Novel||The Creation of Graveyard Slaughter||Dr. Who Trivia||Cosplay Showcase Jr. for Teens, 'Tweens and Kids|
|Story Hour Room||Geeky Storytime||Pokémon Go! Tournament||Great Graphic Novels for Families||Artist Draw-Along Jr. 1||Artist Draw-Along Jr. 2||Reimagining Classics||Making Mini Comics|
|Harrison Room||(No scheduled event)||Full-Time Work on a Part-Time Schedule||How to Get Started Writing and Keep Going||(No scheduled event)||Writing for Publication||Full-Time Work on a Part-time Schedule||(No scheduled event)|
|Bedell, Gary||24||Artist & Author Alley|
|Better Together Creations||39||Cosplay Corner|
|Between Friends Gift Shop||19, 20||Exhibitor's Row|
|Bunn, Cullen||22||Artist & Author Alley|
|Champion Comics||36||Artist & Author Alley|
|Chase, Joshua||13||Exhibitor's Row|
|Christian County Library||Cloud Walk|
|Conaway, Aaron||7||Exhibitor's Row|
|Crawford, Isaac||35||Artist & Author Alley|
|DC Unlimited Cosplay||40, 41||Cosplay Corner|
|Decker, Matt||10||Exhibitor's Row|
|DeVore, Matthew S.||14||Exhibitor's Row|
|Dorky, Dino||34||Artist & Author Alley|
|Ervin, E.M.||6||Exhibitor's Row|
|Frizell, David & Michael||38||Artist & Author Alley|
|George, Jared||32||Artist & Author Alley|
|Ghostbusters of the Ozarks||43||Cosplay Corner|
|GLSEN Springfield||17||Exhibitor's Row|
|Graveyard Slaughter||25||Artist & Author Alley|
|Grine, Chris||28||Artist & Author Alley|
|Jackson, Jason C.||33||Artist & Author Alley|
|McKinney, L. L.||9||Exhibitor's Row|
|Meadowmere LARP||18||Exhibitor's Row|
|Mid South Writers Group||11, 12||Exhibitor's Row|
|Oz Foxes||31||Artist & Author Alley|
|Queen City Indigo League||2||Exhibitor's Row|
|Rikard, Levi "Samuel"||4||Exhibitor's Row|
|Rivas, Baldemar||27||Artist & Author Alley|
|Saltares, Javier||23||Artist & Author Alley|
|Schlichter, William||3||Exhibitor's Row|
|Shanower, Eric||21||Artist & Author Alley|
|Shepherd, Blacky||26||Artist & Author Alley|
|Springfield-Greene County Library District||Cloud Walk|
|Springfield LEGO Users Group||Funding & Business Center|
|Springfield Wholigans||Cloud Walk|
|StarBeasts||30||Artist & Author Alley|
|Strahm, Kyle||29||Artist & Author Alley|
|Thomas, Chad||37||Artist & Author Alley|
|Three Trees Studio||5||Exhibitor's Row|
|Ultimate Cosplay League||15||Exhibitor's Row|