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AvonCon 2016

was held on Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 11am-4pm

and attended by over 850 people!

ALL AGES. FREE ADMISSION. NO REGISTRATION. COSPLAY.

The flyer is 11"x17"....it may not print well on your home computer!

Special THANKS to Keynote Speaker Scott McCloud

Author, Innovator, legitimizer of all things graphic novel!

Scott presented a far-ranging talk on comics, cartooning, visual communication, and art's relationship to old and new technologies. Learn more about Scott McCloud by clicking here

AVONCON 2017: Saturday, April 22, 2017!

 

 

Attend workshops on:

Comic book creation, illustration, cartoon anatomy, monster creation, arduino

Attend lectures on:

Publishing a web comic, the queer subtext in comics, the cosmopolitan utopia of Sense8, and public service announcements in comic books in the 1960's.

PLUS:

Get a caricature of yourself! Take pictures with life sized super heroes! Purchase souvenirs!  Use your all powerful library card to check out graphic novels! Create crafts!

AvonCon 2016 features the talents of:

The Avon Library’s Team of Superhero Librarians; Nels Highberg of the University of Hartford, William Foster of Naugatuck Valley Community College; Librarian & Pop Culture Enthusiast Mary Richardson; Free Lunch Comics Artist Matt Ryan; Former Marvel Artist Steve Karp; Graphic Novel Artist Jerry Craft; Makerspace CT; Web comics creator Bill Walko; Graphic Novel Artist David Wenzel;  Caricaturist Billy Dougal.. and more.....

Vendors that will be at AvonCon:

Dick Blick Art Supplies, Plainville

Free Lunch Comics, Granby

Time Machine, and The Portal Manchester

 

 

Did you miss last year's event?

(Click here to view the video! Please excuse the music...)

AvonCon 2015 featured the talents of:

The Avon Library’s Team of Superhero Librarians; Nels Highberg of the University of Hartford, William Foster of Naugatuck Valley Community College; Adam Delaura; Artist Matt Ryan; Former Marvel Artist Steve Karp; Gaming Designer Michel Stango; Mary Richardson, Stephen Duetzmann, and the local culinary heroism of Avon Prime Meats and Dolce Vita Gelato!

 
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