Fourth annual Cincinnati Library Comic Con to celebrate 50 years of ‘Star Trek’

Set your phasers to “fun” for the fourth annual Cincinnati Library Comic Con from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Main Library. With programs ranging from coloring to cosplaying, there’s something for everyone at this free event.

Highlights of the day include a gaming area, scavenger hunt, the drawing contest awards ceremony, MakerSpace demos, a screening of the film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, trivia contests, creator booths, Starfleet Academy for Kids, free comic books, LEGO robotics and a performance by members of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

Special guests include Star Trek author Christopher L. Bennett, Star Wars artist Scott D.M. Simmons, Archie comics writer Craig Boldman, Doon co-authors Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon, the 501st Legion–Ohio Garrison, and the Klingon Assault Group.

Guests can also view the Star Trek 50th Anniversary Exhibit, showcasing memorabilia from the original show through the reboot films.

The Main Library is located at 800 Vine Street. For details call 513-369-6900 or visit the Library events page at

Special thanks to our program sponsors: Friends of the Library, Arcadian Comics & Games, Cincy ComicCon, Cincinnati Comic Expo, and Gateway Games & More.