EBRP Library: It’s Time for the Fourth Annual Mid CIty Micro-Con!

Weekdays 3pm-7pm
Weekdays 3pm to 7pm

IT’S TIME FOR THE FOURTH ANNUAL MID CITY MICRO-CON!

Join us at the Fourth Annual Mid City Micro-Con as we celebrate diverse and inclusive comics, creators, and fans! This FREE event will take place at the Main Library at Goodwood, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., across two afternoons: 12-5 p.m. Saturday, August 7, and 2-5:30 p.m. Sunday, August 8.

Learn about topics like indie publishing, voice acting, nerdy businesses, and more from experienced creators on Saturday, sign up or cheer loud at the Cosplay Contest on Sunday, and discover local art and artists in the Arts & Comics Market all weekend long! Our featured panel discussion will take place Sunday afternoon, where creators will explore Creative Worldbuilding & Black History in comics, moderated by Rodneyna Hart and in collaboration with the Capitol Park Museum and their upcoming exhibition, The Negro Motorist Green Book, developed by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) in collaboration with Candacy Taylor and made possible through the generous support of Exxon Mobil Corporation.

The weekend’s special guests include graphic novel & television writers Erica Harrell & Desirée Proctor, creator & publisher Jacques Nyemb, voiceover actor Apphia Yu, creator of Crescent City Monsters Newton Lilavois, local artist & writer Antoine GHOST Mitchell, multimedia artist Kevin McQuarn, and more! For a full schedule of events, list of participating guests, Cosplay Contest rules, links to last year’s session recordings, & more information on authentic representation in comics, visit the Mid City Micro-Con InfoGuide at www.EBRPL.com/MCMC.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library is a community service organization that connects our citizens with information, resources, materials, technology and experiences in order to make a positive difference in their lives. The Main Library at Goodwood is joined by 13 branches open seven days a week (hours vary), and Library services are available 24 / 7 at www.ebrpl.com.  Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest.