The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library is hosting its first "mini comic-con" this Saturday, March 29th, which will include panels by Ramzi Fawaz from the University of Wisconsin and Phil Hester.
The mini comic-con's Artist Alley will include Phil Hester, Aaron Gillespie, Gregg Paulsen, and more and the event will also host a costume contest and trivia contest.If you're a fan of Magic The Gathering, there will be a tournament running in tandem with the con as well as video and table top gaming.
The mini comic-con is also promising freebies to pass out to attendees that have been generously donated by Free Comic Book Day, Oni Press, IDW, and Moonstone Books.
The event is FREE and open to the public and the organizers are hoping to make this a yearly event. More information can be found about it here or on the Facebook page for the mini comic-con. The con will run from 12 to 5PM and will be located at 1227 West 27th Street, Cedar Falls, Iowa, at the Rod Library.