The Anderson County Library will present the third annual Electric City ComiCon (EC3) on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the Main Branch library in Anderson. The event will feature five science fiction, fantasy and comic book writers, as well as exhibitors, contests, gaming, and more. South Carolina Humanities supported this event with a Fast Track Literary Grant.
The featured guests at the 2017 event include: Sanford Greene, a comic book illustrator whose work is in Powerman and Iron Fist; Rico Renzi, a colorist on Marvel’s Unbeatable Squirrel Girl and Spider-Gwen, as well as Vertigo’s Federal Bureau of Physics and more; Megan Spooner, the New York Times bestselling author of Hunted; and Alexandra Duncan, an author of the YA sci-fi novels, Salvage and Sound.
When discussing why Anderson County Library decided to host a ComiCon event, Project Director Brianna McDonnell said, “Anderson County Library celebrates literacy across all genres and forms and strives to engage our community in dynamic and diverse ways.
More information about EC3 can be found on the Anderson County Library website (http://www.andersonlibrary.org/events/electric-city-comicon/) or on their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/electriccitycomicon).
The mission of SC Humanities is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. Established in 1973, this 501(c) 3 organization is governed by a volunteer 21-member Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from throughout the state. It presents and/or supports literary initiatives, lectures, exhibits, festivals, publications, oral history projects, videos and other humanities-based experiences that directly or indirectly reach more than 250,000 citizens annually.