Electric City ComiCon

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“Literacy Through the Fantastic”
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Main Library
10am – 5 pm

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Featured Guests

Deon Brown, writer and creator of Battle for Ozellberg and Monster for Hire.

Kady Cross, author of The Steampunk Chronicles and The Sisters of Blood and Spirit series, and more.

Alan Gratz, author of The League of Seven series, Prisoner B-3087, Code of Honor, Fantasy Baseball, Starfleet Academy: The Assassination Game, The Brooklyn Nine, the Horatio Wilkes Mysteries, and Samurai Shortstop.

A.G. Howard, author of the Splintered series and the forthcoming The Architect of Song and Roseblood.

Jessica Khoury, author of The Forbidden Wish and the Corpus Trilogy: Origin, Vitro, and Kalahari.

C.J. Redwine, author of The Shadow Queen and the Defiance series.

Chris Schweizer, writer and illustrator of The Crogan Adventures and The Creeps.

Jeremy Whitley, writer of PrincelessThe Pirate Princess, Marvel’s Secret Love, and My Little Pony!



  • Planet Comics Presents: Fantastic Comics and Where to Find Them
  • Steampunked: The Cogs and Gears of the World of Steampunk
  • Literary Phoenixes: YA retellings
  • The Stitches and Seams of Cosplay and Props

All Day Activities:

  • Board and Video Games
  • Vendor and Artist Allies
  • Professional Cosplayers
  • Anime Screening Room
  • Green Screen Photos

Contests and Prizes

  • Cosplay Contest with prizes for all ages
  • Fan Art Contest– Enter now through July 31st, and vote for your favorite the day of the Con! Prizes for all ages.
    Full Rules and Guidelines
    Contest Entry Form
  • Library Bingo– complete the bingo card for a chance to win a prize

Food Trucks on the Front Lawn 11am – 2pm

  • Friends Farm and Catering

Interested in being a volunteer? EC3 2016 Volunteer Form
Volunteers must be 18+ years old. Email completed forms to sholmes@andersonlibrary.org

Vendors and Artists

Our space is currently at capacity but will consider any new applications as backup options. We are very glad for your interest in being a part of the EC3. Please email electriccitycomicon@andersonlibrary.org for more information.


Media Sponsor

Independent Mail

Presenting Sponsor

Planet Comics


Glen Raven


The Bleckley InnMagnolia Veterinary Hospital Forx Farm CreameryGrowler Haus


This program is supported by SC Humanities, a not-for-profit organization; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with literature, history, culture and heritage. Visit their web site, www.schumanities.org. This project is also funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Visit their website, www.southcarolinaarts.com

SC HumanitiesSouth Carolina Arts Commission

This program is funded in part by the Walmart Foundation’s Community Grants program.