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LibraryCON

5th Annual LibraryCon
August 17
Friday Night Kickoff August 16

Start your LibraryCon fun at the Library Center on Friday, August 16 (7 p.m.) with a concert featuring Harry and the Potters! The fun continues Saturday, August 17 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m) — Meet the creators behind comics, books, games and more. For all ages.

Harry and the Potters

Get a head start on LibraryCon at 7 p.m. Friday, August 16, 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.

FEATURED GUESTS

Gary Bedell

Gary Bedell

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.

Cullen Bunn

Cullen Bunn

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.

Luna Cooper

Luna Cooper

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.

Maia Cooper

Maia Cooper

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.

Eric Shanower

Eric Shanower

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.

EXHIBITORS

Name Table Location
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
GAME 42 Cosplay Corner
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
Peacebonding Table 1  
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
VisionCon 16 Exhibitor's Row

SPONSORS

THANK YOU LIBRARYCON 2019 SPONSORS

Boom! Studios
Christian County Library
Dark Horse Comics
IDW Publishing
Games Workshop
Image Comics
The Library Foundation
Lion Forge Comics
Meta-Games Unlimited
Quirk Books
Valiant
Wizards of the Coast