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It's A Wrap!!!

Relive the best moments of OLPL Fan Fest

Whether you came early, stayed late for trivia or missed us completely on May 4th, we have some ways to help give you an OLPL Fan Fest - Fans Unite fix.

  • Check out a few of our panels on our YouTube channel
  • Photos that were taken around the library during OLPL Fan Fest are on Facebook
  • Photo Booth images are all here
  • Check out pics on Instagram
  • If we were mentioned on Twitter you can view them too

Thank you to all of our exhibitors:

  • As You Wish Boutique – Jessica Daniel provided a selection of handmade items representing geek culture ranging from bags to jewelry to aprons.
  • Bellossoms - Storybooks and artwork by Erika Swanson
  • Bookie’s Paperbacks and More – Showcased some of the best titles in Literary and Pop Culture.
  • 4 Onions Gaming Group - Lead our Gaming Lounge activities
  • Comic Wreck - Online swapping community focused on Asian Literature and Art through Manga, books, and prints.
  • Epoch Comics – Donald McQuay covered comic art and publications.
  • Extra Life Chicago Guild – A gaming booth to raise awareness for a 24-hour gaming event that raises money for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals such as Lurie’s Children’s Hospital here in Chicago.
  • Happy Hatpire Designs - Becky Turpin creates handmade pop culture-inspired papercraft artwork and goods. Featuring a wide range of papercraft art from handmade greeting cards, small framed art, and handmade notebooks, to larger pieces like shadow boxes.
  • Jim Deiters - Artwork adapted from Bill Watterson's beloved characters Calvin & Hobbes utilizing cut-outs, colorization, enlargements, and re-arrangements of Watterson's comic strips.
  • Leigh Hellman - Author Leigh Hellman discussed her debut speculative fiction novel "Orbit".
  • Nicholas Chimera – Signed his young adult sci-fi superhero book The Crusader.
  • Raz Ortiz – Original art prints and buttons featuring characters from Adventure Time, Marvel Comics, DC Comics and more.
  • Sketch House Press - Comic books from their independent label, prints, and DIY flip books.
  • The Art of Erik Perez – Graphic Designer, Comic Artist, and Creator Erik Perez.
  • Twisted - Lori Landers' Steampunk inspired wire weave jewelry and mixed media art on canvas, picture frames and jewelry boxes.

We look forward to seeing you next year, May 2nd, 2020!

Created by Emily Kenny on May 23rd, 2019 @ 5:34 PM.
Updated on May 28th, 2019 @ 11:58 AM.