by Julissa Villatoro
Montebello Friends of the Library, Board Member & Publicist
Under the guises of their alter egos– Doctor Who, Deadpool, Wonder Woman, the Mad Hatter, a band of Storm Troopers, and a host of other characters– library advocates and volunteers united at the debut of Commerce own comic book convention at the public library. The “Comic Book Invasion” offered a roster of panels and creative workshops, including Comic Book 101, Teen Literature, the Zine Workshop, and the El Santo series panel. All part of their collective mission to explore comics and the sanctions of popular culture they inspire.
As a young college graduate looking for more community events near home, I was drawn to the idea of a convention much closer to home than in the greater L.A. area. In my experience attending to a couple as a guest, conventions were big festivals where it didn’t matter which…
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Montebello Friends of The Library is having a fundraiser at Polly’s Pies – Montebello on October 18, 2015 from 2 P.M. – 4 P.M. Come on and join us for a great day of pie tasting. The tickets are on sale through Eventbrite. All proceeds benefit the Montebello Friends of The Library. Help us achieve our fundraising goal. We want to provide more STEAM workshops for our Montebello community kids. Buy your tickets here for $15.00.
Thank you so much.