Comic Con 2017

There is a superhero in all of us, we just need the courage to put on the cape.

Superheroes standing in a line

Culture Days

Culture Days is an annual event that brings communities across Canada together to share in free activities and performances.
This year, we are celebrating Culture Days in a whole new way with our first ever Comic Con!

Calling all superhero fans, anime addicts, sci-fi lovers and comic book enthusiasts! On Friday September 29th and Saturday September 30th, we will be exploring all things comic related. Dress up in costume as your favourite character and join us for plenty of fun. 

Friday the 29th

10:00-11:00am
LED Wand Making
Ages 8+ Registration Required

11:00-12:00pm
Collecting Comics 101 with Haganland Comics

12:00-1:30pm
Comic Swap

2:00-3:00pm
Create Your Own Comic Book
Ages 8+ Registration Required

3:00-4:00pm
Graphic Novel and Illustration Workshop

Saturday the 30th

Anytime:

  • Fandom Quizzes
  • Superhero Wall Crawl
  • Intergalactic Photo Booth
  • Make Your Own Superhero
  • Comic Art Display 
  • Design Your Own Superhero Mask
  • Telephone Photo Booth
  • Board Games 
  • Fun Activities in Picture Book Area

Fandom Quizzes!

Think you know a lot about comic culture? Test your knowledge with these fandom quizzes.

Calling all Fan Artists!

We are currently soliciting fan art for the month of September to be displayed for Comic Con and we need your help! Whether you are a fan of DC, Marvel, Harry Potter or Sailor Moon, works of art from all fandoms are welcome! Fan art will be displayed all over the library to celebrate our first Comic Con event. 

To participate, drop off your painting, sketches and illustrations to the library between September 7th - 28th at the attention of Robyn Godfrey, Outreach and Collections Librarian. Please include your name and contact information so your art can be returned to you after the event. For more information, contact Robyn at 519-271-0220 x 132 or email at rgodfrey@stratford.ca. Please note that your art work may be shared on SPL's social media sites. We look forward to seeing your fan art!

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