Saturday, October 28, 2017

10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Edwards Hall, Room 117

* $2 ADMISSION (13 or OLDER) *

New River Community College Comic-Con 2017

The NRCC Comic-Con will be held at New River Community College in Dublin, VA on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The guests and dealers will be in Edwards Hall, Room 117. Exhibitions, displays and demonstrations will be held in the Student Lounge in Martin Hall. Children can wear Halloween costumes and cosplayers are invited to come as their favorite comic book, sci-fi, fantasy or horror characters. Admission is $2 for ages 13 or older, so, come for a few hours or the whole day. Interesting panel discussions are scheduled throughout the day. Meet comic book artists/writers and authors of science fiction, fantasy and horror. If you've never been to a comic book convention, here's your chance! The library wants to promote reading, creativity and the fun of comic books. Join in on the fun here in the New River Valley.



Wear Your Costume

*family friendly*


Dan Delby

Writer/Artist of his self-published, Astronomical Comics. Check out Dan’s latest comics.

John Rose

Writer/Artist on King Feature’s comic strip, “SNUFFY SMITH”. Bodacious!!!

Michael Eury

Editor-in chief of TwoMorrow’s Eisner Award-nominated BACK ISSUE magazine, has worked as a writer or editor for Nike, Toys R Us, The Microsoft Network, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Marvel Comics, Comico the Comic Company, Warner Bros. Worldwide Publishing, Bowen Designs, Arcadia Publishing, and others. An Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide advisor, Michael has written or co-written over a dozen books about comic book and regional history. His latest book is HERO-A-GO-GO: CAMPY COMIC BOOKS, CRIMEFIGHTERS, AND CULTURE OF THE SWINGING SIXTIES, published in April 2017 by TwoMorrows.

Gary Kwapisz

Gary is an artist/writer/colorist who has worked for DC, Marvel and other comic book companies. He is well known for his work on Marvel’s, CONAN THE BARBARIAN and THE PUNISHER. He and writer, Chuck Dixon, have self-published the graphic novels, CIVIL WAR ADVENTURE 1 & 2.

Jimmy “The Boogie Woogie Man” Valiant

Jimmy is a former wrestler with the World Wide Wrestling Federation. SUPER NICE GUY!!!

Brien “Magnet Man” Powell

Magnet Man takes care of Jimmy Valiant’s website and is a cartoonist. Lil’ M, son of Magnet Man, will also be in attendance.

Stanley Galloway

Professor of English at Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, VA. Stan is also a member of the international fan group, The Burroughs Bibliophiles, who promote the life and writings of Edgar Rice Burroughs (Tarzan of the Apes, John Carter of Mars, etc.) Stan is also author of THE TEENAGE TARZAN, a look at ERB’s JUNGLE TALES OF TARZAN. If you want to talk poetry, Stan is the Man.

501st LEGION

International Star Wars Cosplay organization. They aren’t really evil, as they do a lot of community service and help charities. Their discussion panel is always packed.

Shannon Houff

Author of SPRING BLESSINGS (From the Files of the Dept. of the Arcane) and SUMMER SACRIFICES (From the Files of the Dept. of the Arcane).

Glen Richardson

Artist/writer/creator of his self-published comic book, SGT. SASQUATCH. Look for SGT. SASQUATCH standing in front of Glen’s tables.


This is your chance to get a 2018 membership and miscellaneous related convention merchandise for this Roanoke Science Fiction/Fantasy convention. Their next convention will be held February 23-25, 2018.



Jeremiah Smallwood
Selling plush, wallets, keychains and accessories.


Crystal Gertz
This is where you can find Halloween/Horror décor and small props.


Tim Price
Comic books.