Preble County Comic Con this weekend

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EATON — After a two-year hiatus, the Preble County District Library, Preble County Comic Con, returns this Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Star Theater, located at 310 North Barron Street in Eaton’s.

Everyone is invited to brush up on their knowledge of comics, movies, TV and pop culture as fans of all ages can enter the cosplay contest, submit original artwork for the exhibition of community art, play games, take photos with Star Wars characters, and more.

Preble County Comic Con is free to all attendees.

“We are thrilled to bring Comic Con back to Preble County,” said Sarah Tozier, Eaton Branch Library Manager and Youth Services Manager. “It will be a fun way to kick off our annual summer reading challenge, give the community a chance to come together around common interests, show off their creativity and have a good time.”

This year’s Comic Con welcomes vendors new and old, including Art of Stephen Baker, Dark Crescent Studio, The Gaming Goat, and Jim and Dan Comics. There will also be tabletop games with Darkhold Games, superhero training for the little ones with Dixon Dance Xpress, a cosplay contest, community art exhibits, games, and more. The 501st Legion emerges, a global Star Wars costume organization made up of Star Wars fans who wear costume replicas of Imperial Stormtrooper armor, Sith Lords, bounty hunters, and other Star Universe characters. Wars.

Comic Con will feature a cosplay contest with winners chosen from two age groups: 0-13 and 14+. Pre-registration is available at the Eaton branch library. Costumes of all genders are acceptable, as are original characters. Only handmade or hand-assembled costumes will be allowed. Pre-styled accessories are allowed, such as wigs, shoes, and accessories, but the library strongly encourages handmade accessories. All contestants are encouraged to bring a reference photo or drawing of their character for the judges. Weapons and other dangerous items are prohibited and all costumes must follow the library’s code of conduct (no nudity or offensive language).

Kids, teens, and adults are also welcome to submit fan art for our community art gallery during Comic Con. Fanart of any genre including anime, books, movies, or TV shows is acceptable. Each work of art must be appropriate for the library. All ages are welcome to submit, and art must be submitted to the Eaton Branch Library for approval by June 2. Artists can pick up their creations from Monday, June 6.

Tag photos and videos online with the hashtag #PCCC2022 to share this year’s Comic Con experience. For more information on Preble County Comic Con, visit the PCDL website at preblelibrary.org/events/return-preble-county-comic-con.

Everyone is invited to brush up on their knowledge of comics, movies, TV and pop culture as fans of all ages can enter the cosplay contest, submit original artwork for the exhibition of community art, play games, take photos with Star Wars characters, and more.

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