Summary: Librarians Dana Alsup and Beth Chandler talk about MCPL's upcoming comic con, MoComCon. MoComcon will take place January 19 at Silver Spring Library. The con will offer events for all ages, including workshops, escape rooms, crafts, cosplay and more, all for free!
Recording Date: December 19, 2018
Dana Alsup, librarian at Marilyn Praisner Library and chair of the MoComCon committee.
Beth Chandler, librarian at MCPL's Collection Management office and member of the MoComCon committee.
Host: David Payne
What Our Guests Are Reading:
Beth Chandler: Upgrade Soul: A Graphic Novel by Ezra Claytan Daniels.
Books, Authors, and Other Resources Mentioned During the Episode:
Don Sakers: Science fiction writer and reviewer who will be offering a writing workshop at MoComCon 2019.
501st Legion: A prominent Star Wars costuming group. The local Old Line Garrison chapter of the 501st will make an appearance at the con.
Haikyu!! by Haruichi Furudate
Hetalia by Hidekaz Himaruya
Game of Rooms: An escape room firm that will run one of the two escape rooms at the con.
My Neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki
Naruto by Masahi Kishimoto
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind by Hayao Miyazaki
One-Punch Man by One
Visionary Comics: A local comic studio and publisher. Visionary Comics will offer a session on publishing in the comic industry during MoComCon 2019.
Washington Metropolitan Gamer Symphony Orchestra: Enjoy the music of video games played by this local orchestra at the con!