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Comic Book Festival


comic book exhibit

May 3 - June 27

Up, Up and Away - Comic Book Superheroes and Our Culture
Sidney Museum - Special Exhibit
Exhibit featuring superhero comic books, action figures, and artwork from 1938-1979. Exhibits will include special displays of Superman, Batman, Wolverine, Wonder Woman and Famous Villains.
Saturday, May 6: Superheroes Day - Come meet some of your favourite superheroes, create your own superhero, play superhero trivia, and enter to win prizes. Come in costume!

 501st Legion

Saturday, May 6: Star Wars Day
Sidney/North Saanich Library, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Play games, listen to a story, and have your picture taken with members of the 501st Legion. Come in costume for a chance to win prizes!

Comic Book Course 

May 6 - 27: Create Your Own Comic-Book
McTavish Academy of Art, pre-registration required
Four week comic-book making course. After this series you will have an understanding of character design and a finished comic with the opportunity to display your work at the Sidney Museum during the Up, Up and Away Exhibit.

Paul Zehr

Friday, June 2: Is There a Superhero in You?
Sidney Library
Dr. Zehr, professor at the University of Victoria and author of "Becoming Batman" and "inventing Iron Man", will explore classic comic book superheroes such as Batman, Iron Man and Batgirl who are just human, and relate them back to regular people.

Big Hero 6

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Superhero Outdoor Movie Night with Panorama Recreation

Greenglade Community Centre - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Join Panorama Recreation for a larger than life showing of Disney's "Big Hero 6" on a giant inflatable screen! Complete with popcorn, this FREE family friendly event takes place outdoors under the stars - don't forget your blankets & Chairs!

Van Isle Con

Sunday, June 11: Vancouver Island Comic Con
Mary Winspear Centre - 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Comic book dealers, artists, writers, gamers, cosplayers, food trucks and more will come together along with a special, surprise guest all the way from Disney Studios in California! This is a full day of fun that you won't want to miss!























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