Comic Con returns to Moab in May
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Members of the Star Wars Alpine Garrison 501st Legion take part in the 2017 Comic Con. 				   Courtesy photo
Members of the Star Wars Alpine Garrison 501st Legion take part in the 2017 Comic Con. Courtesy photo
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The Grand County Public Library will host the fourth annual Moab Library Comic Con on Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 257 East Center St. in Moab.

The Comic Con event is free to attend and open to the public. Speakers at the event will include: Western Slope Ghostbusters, Comic Talk616, ShadowFall Workshop and members of the Star Wars Alpine Garrison 501st Legion.

This year’s Comic Con event will include an art contest for school age groups and an all-ages costume contest. The art contest is open to artists up to 18 years of age and up to three pieces may be entered per artist. Submissions to the art contest will be accepted at the library now through April 23 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. At the Comic Con event, artwork will be exhibited and prizes awarded for elementary, middle, and high school categories. The costume contest is open to participants of all ages.

The library encourages all attendees to dress as their favorite character from any fandom — comic book, sci-fi, manga, anime or fantasy. Prizes will be awarded in child, teen, and adult categories. Additional information about the art and costume contests can be found at www.moablibrary.org/858/Library-Comic-Con.

For more information visit moablibrary.org or call 435-259-1111.

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