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The Saint John Free Public Library is proud to present Fog City Comic Con, a FREE community-led and community-based celebration of comics, books, TV, cartoons, movies, and entertainment in general.

The first edition of Fog City Comic Con was held on April 30, 2017 & attracted over 1000 people to the Library. It included more than 20 local artists & vendors and featured an Experts Discussion Panel, Cosplay Parades (for both adults & little ones), and workshops throughout the day.

 The following Workshops & Activities are presented FREE OF CHARGE


Workshop #1: How to Make Comics (For Beginners)

with Scott Marshall

11:00am-12:00pm, Room #3

Workshop #2: Con & Cosplay Survival

with Jen Dobson of Rhetorical Cosplay

11:00am-12:00pm, Room #1

Demo: Level-Up Your Cosplay with Sword-Play

with The Fundy Fencing Club

12:00pm-1:00pm, Teen Zone

Discussion Panel: Moving Panels - Adapting & Translating Comics & Art

1:00pm-2:00pm, Millennium Art Place

featuring Special Guests:

Jill Davis-LeBlanc - Coordinator, Fundy Comic Arts Society

Jenny Godin - Contributing Artist, It Came From the Public Domain!

Julie Ashford-Smith - Founder & CEO, Dark Attic Enterprises

Moderated by Dr. June Madeley - Associate Professor, UNBSJ

Workshop #3: Creating Your Character, One Mark at a Time

with Kim Cookson

2:15pm-3:15pm, Room #3


Children's Cosplay Parade

3:15pm-3:30pm, Millennium Art Place


Adult & Teen Cosplay Parade

3:30pm-4:00pm, Millennium Art Place

ALL DAY - Superhero Mask Children's Craft

11:00am-4:00pm, Children's Department

ALL DAY - Board Game Demos & Tournaments

11:00am-4:00pm, 2nd Floor

 ALL DAY - Vendor & Artist Alley

11:00am-4:00pm, Meinhardt Reading Room & Market Square