Sci-Fi & Comic Convention

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Date(s) - Saturday, October 3, 2020
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


The 2020 African-American Research Library and Cultural Center Sci-Fi & Comic Convention (AARLCC-CON) will be entirely held online and will feature a diverse slate of Black writers and illustrators who will share ideas and present their latest works. This exciting event is also a networking opportunity where local Sci-Fi/comic enthusiasts can engage with nationally known writers and illustrators.


BCL Facebook LIVE via Mods Stream

  • 10AM – Museum of Discovery Nitro Show 

BCL Facebook LIVE via BeLive

  • 11AM – Comics Writing: The Importance of Creating Great Characters – Kalynn Bayron & Alechia Dow
  • Noon – A Tale of Two Cities: Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism – Kolanut Productions, Sorghum Spear & Jeff Carroll
  • 2PM – Women & Comics: Female Representation in the Sci-Fi & Comic Industry – L.L. McKinney & Jamila Rowser, moderated by Nicole McKoy
  • 3PM – Afrofuturism: The Intersection of the African Diaspora Culture with Comics – Black Sands Entertainment


AARLCC-CON provides a platform for African-American writers and illustrators of comic books and sci-fi novels to communicate, present new projects, and develop relationships with fans and industry professionals.

AARLCC-CON is a free program with no registration required. Simply visit Broward County Library or FaceBook Live and click the link to join the discussions. For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, please call Tray Fitzpatrick at 954-357-6190 or email

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