Celebrate Your Fandoms At The Fifth Annual Livingston Parish Library Comic Con!
What is Comic Con?
Inspired by the annual mega-event that takes place in San Diego, the LPL Comic Con is a celebration of all things comic book, movie, television, and pop culture! Want to cosplay as your favorite character? Why not? Want to “totally geek out” over the latest issue of your favorite comic? Feel free. No matter your fandom, Comic Con is the place to celebrate it. Costumes are not required to attend this free event, but they are definitely encouraged.
Comic Con Activities
Claudia Gray - This year’s event will be headlined by New York Times Bestselling Author Claudia Gray. Gray is a New Orleans-based author who, in addition to her own original stories, has penned several novels set in the Star Wars universe. These titles include “Leia: Princess of Alderaan,” “Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lost Wars,” and the newly released “Master and Apprentice” which chronicles the relationship Qui-Gon Jinn and his Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi.
During the event, Gray will chronicle her writing process and discuss how she manages crafting stories for such a beloved franchise. Gray will also be available for book signings following her appearance.
The Dinosaur Experience - Get ready to travel back to Mesozoic Era for an adventure of a lifetime with The Dinosaur Experience. Get up close with Nash and Rexi, Louisiana's friendliest dinosaurs. You might even get a chance to become an honorary Dinosaur Ranger to help train Nash the T-Rex.
STARFLEET Region 3 - Prepare to boldly go where no man has gone before when members of STARFLEET International return to Comic Con. STARFLEET International is the largest Star Trek fan organization on the planet.
The Fifth Annual Comic Con will also feature a series of events and activities for patrons of all ages, including:
- Harry Potter Bingo
- Pokemon Scavenger Hunt
- Tabletop Games
- Comic Book Vendors
- Virtual Reality
- Games of Quidditch and more
Comic Con Schedule
- 10:00 a.m. – Comic Con Begins
- 10:00 a.m. – Storm Trooper Storytime (West Meeting Room)
- 10:00 a.m. – Harry Potter Bingo (East Meeting Room)
- 10:00 a.m. - The Dinosaur Experience (Courtyard)
- 10:30 a.m. – Michael Verrett Artist Demonstration (West Meeting Room)
- 12:00 p.m. – Claudia Gray (West Meeting Room)
- 1:00 p.m. – Claudia Gray Book Signing (West Meeting Room)
- 1:00 p.m. – Quidditch Games (East Meeting Room)
The reign of the Galactic Empire has reached the Outer Rim planet of Jelucan, where aristocratic Thane Kyrell and rural villager Ciena Ree bond over their love of flying. Enrolling at the Imperial Academy is nothing less than a dream come true for both of them. But Thane sours on the dream when he sees firsthand the horrific tactics the Empire uses to maintain its ironclad rule.$9.99ISBN: 9781984819611Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Del Rey - September 24th, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unexpected offer threatens the bond between Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi as the two Jedi navigate a dangerous new planet and an uncertain future in the first canon Star Wars novel to take place before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.$9.99ISBN: 9781101885260Availability: BackorderedPublished: Del Rey - January 31st, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling novel set in the years before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.$13.00ISBN: 9781975326531Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yen Press - May 8th, 2018
The Empire can be seductive, particularly if you're an aspiring young pilot...
Thane Kyrell and Ciena Ree both know this very well when they enroll Imperial Academy, eager to pursue their dreams. When Thane discovers the darker side of the Empire, though, and defects to the Rebellion, the pair's lifelong friendship will be put to the ultimate test.$13.00ISBN: 9781975327545Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yen Press - September 3rd, 2019As the Empire and the Rebellion clash, the galaxy trembles!In the wake of the obliteration of Alderaan, Thane's faith in the Empire is shaken, while the destruction of the Death Star that soon follows gives Ciena a reason to rededicate herself to the side she's chosen.$13.00ISBN: 9781975358679Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yen Press - November 12th, 2019Will the end of the conflict mean the end of their story...?Thane and Ciena have survived to see the destruction of one Death Star and the construction of another, but as they watch from opposite sides as the Empire crumbles, can anything but tragedy await them at the end of their journey?$10.99ISBN: 9780316394048Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 6th, 2018From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars and Bloodline comes a thrilling sci-fi adventure that Kass Morgan, bestselling author of The 100 series, calls "startlingly original and achingly romantic...nothing short of masterful."$12.99ISBN: 9780316394079Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019
From bestselling author Claudia Gray comes the heart-pounding sequel to Defy the Stars, perfect for fans of The Lunar Chronicles and Illuminae.$18.99ISBN: 9780316440752Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2019
The stunning finale to the Defy the Stars trilogy from the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars and Bloodline.
Hunted and desperate.