Posted by Chris on May 9, 2013 at 09:18 AM CST
If you live in or around the La Plata, MD area, be sure to head out to this weekend's 2nd Annual ANS Sci-Fi & Comic Con taking place at the Archbishop Neale School on Saturday, May 11th from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Our very own Jay Shepard is going to dazzle attendees with his maxi big knowledge of Star Wars comics! The panel is titled "Star Wars Comics 101". If you are a long-time collector, a causal reader or if you are just stepping into the world of comics, you won't want to miss this.

Panel description from Facebook page:

Thirty-Five years of Star Wars comics, hundreds of titles, multiple eras! Where does someone start? Join "Jovial" Jay Shepard as he runs thru the history and highlights of the Star Wars comic franchise. Get a primer on the Expanded Universe era. And get a basic understanding of the types of stories you can expect from these comic books! After this session you should have enough information to be able to dive right in to the expanding and complex world of the Star Wars expanded universe!

Also attending is the 501st Legion Old Line Garrison. They'll be in costume posing for photos and trooping the event.

Admission is just $5.00 per person and children under 10 are FREE.



Official Website

Archbishop Neale School
104 Port Tobacco Road
La Plata, Maryland 20646

Saturday, May 11th
10:00am to 3:00pm
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