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CRRL-Con

CRRL-Con

Virtual CRRL-Con

6th Annual (Virtual) CRRL-Con

Browse our selection of Marvel-ous activities, games, tutorials, and more for fans of all ages.

Social Media Costume Parade

Dress up in your cosplay and take a photo, then post to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter with the hashtag #CRRLCon. We may share photo on CRRL's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

CRRL-Con Social Media Costume Parade

Free Online Comics

Comics and Graphic Novels for Adults

CRRL-Con had gone virtual this year. Join the fun by checking out these eBook comics and graphics novels!

Marvel & DC Comics

Superheroes and Villains

eBook Graphic Novels

eBook Graphic Novels

May The Force Be With You

May the Force Be With You

Grand Comics Database
850,000 comic book cover images from many countries. Searchable.

Digital Comic Museum
Golden Age comics in the public domain.

Image Comics
Read first issues from Image comics.

Comic Book Plus
Read and download Golden and Silver Age comic books and a growing selection of comic strips and pulp fiction.

Dark Horse Comics
Read selected issues online: Alter Nation, Battlestar Galactica, Elf Quest, and more.

Europe Comics
European graphic novels and comics.

Library of Congress Webcomics Archive
Webcomics selected  include award-winning comics as well as webcomics that have significance in the field, including work by artists and subjects not traditionally represented in mainstream comics. The content of these websites is captured as it was originally produced and may include content that is not suitable for all ages.

VIZ Media
Read free Shonen Jump manga chapters.

Tokyopop
Read first volumes for free.

Webtoons
An open platform where creators can publish their comics and connect with millions of readers around the world.

Manga 101
Learn some of the terms, check out the recommended websites, and save the titles for later!

Make It!

Getting Started With ...

Cosplay

CRRL My Librarian: All the Cosplay!
Check out the recommended websites, and save the titles for later!

Cosplay Tutorial Guides

Cosplay Tutorials on Instructables (Search the character or prop that you are looking for to get relevant results.)

Creating Cosplay Props for Beginners

Coding

Scratch Coding

Python Coding

Computer Coding at Home

Lynda.com Search “Coding” on Lynda

Universal Class Search “Computer Programming” on Universal Class

Learning Coding Concepts Without a Computer

All the Cosplay!

My Librarian Michelle shares cosplay books you can add to your "For Later" shelf and websites for DIY tips and tutorials.

Family Movie Night

Vendor Hall

CRRLConVendors

William Galaini
Game writer and Science Fiction/Fantasy author

Kryscolour
Illustrator and creator of zines.  (Facebook | YouTube)

Elliot and Evelyn
Illustrator Dolly Whitley, creator of art prints, pins and more inspired by many of her favorite stories.
(Facebook | Instagram)

Gillimurphy Press
Artwork of Christopher Lewis celebrates pop culture through posters/ prints bookmarks, ornaments, blank note cards, and more. (Facebook | Instagram)

Kyle Todd
Author of The Time that Traveled

Chris Barcomb
Author of the Superior Sam series

Further Reading

Superheroes and Villains

Sinister Smiles: Joker’s Wild History

Batman’s most infamous villain, the Joker, has been a man of many personas in hundreds of storylines. How many forms can he take?

Spider-Man on Screen

Spider-Man has a long history of appearing on screen compared to any other Marvel characters.

Superman on Screen

Learn about Superman and his history on screen through the golden, silver, and modern age.

Batman - In the Shadows of the Cinema

One of the oldest recognized superheroes, the Caped Crusader, also has a very long history onscreen.

Superheroes and Villains

Manga 101: A Brief Guide

Ready to try out a new manga series? Check this blog out!

If you like The Umbrella Academy

If you're binge-watching the new Netflix series, why not try these comic books similar to the thrilling superhero series.
Meg

Great Comics to Teach Kids

Suggestions on where to start when searching for non-fiction graphic novels for elementary-aged students.

Doctor Who: After the Relaunch

Read about the evolution of the popular British science fiction series, Doctor Who.

Superheroes and Villains

CRRL Picks: Avengers Assemble!

It's down to the Endgame now. Here's an in-depth look at some amazing superheroes, featuring the Avengers.

CRRL Kids: Super Books for Super Kids!

For the little superheroes in your life, ranging from picture books to chapter books!

CRRL Picks: Bring on the Villains

Every superhero has his (or her) own nemesis, the supervillain. Get to know some of the best of the worst.
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