Free Comic Book Day & OkeCon 2017
May 6th, 2017
The Waycross-Ware County Public Library would like to thank all our sponsors and attendees for making Free Comic Book Day/OkeCon 2017 so fantastic this year. We had over 300 people getting geeky and creative and we had so much fun with all of you! OkeCon will return on May 5, 2018 and we hope to make it even better and see all of you there again.
In collaboration with Diamond Comic Distributors, the Okefenokee Regional Library System will be hosting Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) 2017 at:
Waycross-Ware County Public Library (WCPL) – 401 Lee Avenue Waycross, GA 31501
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Free comics will be available at the circulation desk while supplies last. Comics will be available by reservation at other library branches for those unable to make it to the Waycross library.
Stay up to date with the Free Comic Book Day / OkeCon 2017 Facebook event.
Here are the titles we will have available on Free Comic Book Day:
The Loud House
Street Fighter V: Wrestling Special
Steam Wars: Strike Leader
Buffy High School & Plants vs. Zombies
Bongo Comics Free-For-All!
BOOM! Studios Summer Blast
World’s Greatest Cartoonists
OkeCon is a fan convention celebrating geeky culture in comics, anime, movies, TV, and games. The event is completely free.
Programs will include:
- Play-to-Win Board Game Tables
- Super Smash Bros 4 Tournament
- Royal Nerd Trivia Quiz Game
- Cosplay Cafe & Cosplay Contest
- Car Costume Contest
- Kids Area
- Lego Challenge
- Story Time
- Craft Time
- Kids Games
- Hero Dress-up Photo Booth
- Coloring Sheets
- Coloring Contest & Draw-Your-Own Comic Contest
- Virtual Reality Gaming & Makerspace Open House
- Artist & Vendor Tables
There will be many prizes available to win. OkeCon is made possible by our many wonderful sponsors. Please visit them and help us show our appreciation!
Visit the WCPL Facebook event page for FCBD for the latest updates.
Tentative schedule, subject to change:
OkeCon is proud to bring you three opportunities to get creative and win prizes. Visit the page for each contest to learn how you can participate!
Cosplay Contest (pre-register by May 5th to secure a spot!)
Car Costume Contest (register by May 4th)
Comic Contest (submission must be received by May 1st)