Looking back at Comic-Con 2019

In May 2018, Mill Park Library developed and ran its very own comic-con, known as Mill Park Library Comic-Con. That day saw crowds experiencing all that the major comic-cons offered but in the setting of a library. The program consisted of comic book sellers; roaming superheroes; virtual reality and video gaming; cosplay competitions; fan clubs; workshops; green screen; library technology demonstrations; and comic presentations. Yet the most exciting factor of all was the community coming along dressed up as their favourite superhero or popular culture character.
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Community Creative: Marc McBride

Marc McBride is the illustrator of Emily Rodda's best-selling Deltora Quest series, which has sold over eighteen million copies around the world and has become an Anime TV show. He has illustrated two hundred book covers, ten picture books, countless magazines and has had work exhibited with the New York Society of Illustrators international show. He has won Aurealis…
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Community Creative: Nathan Onias

Nathan Onias is an illustrator, comic creator and educator, originally from the USA. He is the founder and festival director of Indie Comic Con, a festival celebrating independent Australian comics. Nathan has created and self-published his own comics including superhero comedy, Commander Canine. He represents Copic Marker Australia as a lifetime ambassador. Nathan will be…
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Marvel & DC Comics in your Pocket!

Avengers are Assembling at the cinema for the new release of the latest Marvel installment Avengers Endgame! The fourth installment in the series that followed: Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Avengers: Infinity War In 2019, Marvel and DC films that will hit the big screen: Shazam! –  recently released X-Men: Dark Phoenix – June Spider-Man: Far from Home…
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Community Creative: Mandy Ord

Mandy Ord is a Melbourne-based illustrator and cartoonist, her passion for comics inspiring talks and workshops at schools, universities, festivals and community groups across Australia and internationally. Mandy's books include Sensitive Creatures, Rooftops, NY, Galapagos  and When One Person Dies The Whole World Is Over. Mandy's first book for children Chalk Boy, written by Margaret Wild has been…
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Comic Con: Expression of Interest

            Ever been to Comic Con? Why not come to Yarra Plenty Regional Library? We are hosting three Comic Con events in 2019. Each event will feature a full day of workshops, activities, cosplay dress-up, stalls, food, competitions, exhibitors, fan clubs, video games, technology and more! Would you like to…
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