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RodCon: Rod Library's Mini Comic Book Convention

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Rod-Con 2017
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Guest Speakers

Posted Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 06:02
We are really excited to have some amazing guest speakers this year.  Adam Van Wyk will be talking to us about planning your ideas as a storyboard artist at noon.  Dr Trek will be talking all things Star Trek at 1:00 and Dr. Nathan Bird will be talking evolution and super powers at 2:00... read more

Schedule of Events

Posted Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 08:24
The schedule is here, the schedule is here! All Day Artist Alley Board Game Room Copyworks Artemis Starship Bridge Simulation Escape Cedar Valley Escape Room GameLiner Kids’ Zone UNI Swordfighting Club/ Society for Creative Anachronism Photo Booth Silent Auction Video... read more

Wall of Comic Art

Posted Friday, March 17, 2017 - 07:20
The Wall of Comic Art is currently on display inside Rod Library on the main floor through April 2. Community members, UNI students, staff, faculty, and department heads have created 93 pieces of comic-related submissions for RodCon. Come to the library and view the entertaining artwork that... read more

Cedar Falls Tourism

Posted Friday, March 10, 2017 - 06:59
A great big thanks to Cedar Falls Tourism and Visitors Bureau for helping to sponsor RodCon17.  Since you are going to be in the area already, login to see all the many great things the Cedar Valley has to offer!  

Door Prizes and Community Support

Posted Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 06:44
Want the chance to win more door prizes and help your community?! For every non-perishable food item you bring in you'll get an extra entry into our door prize drawing. All items collected will be donated to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank.

Silent Auction

Posted Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 05:28
Thanks to our generous sponsors this year's RodCon will feature a silent auction that will take place during the day's activities. The packages up for bidding include discounts on party packages from The Gameliner, vouchers to Escape Cedar Valley, game sets from Video Games Etc., comics provided by... read more

Rod Con Day of Service

Posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 05:54
On Saturday March 25, we are planning a RodCon pre event with a RodCon day of service at the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. We are showing our everyday superhero skills by helping them pack lunches, sort through donations, sort produce, and other tasks to help them feed the Cedar Valley. If you are... read more

Volunteer Sign Up

Posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 05:51
Wouldn't you love to help out with RodCon this year?  Consider volunteering for all or part of the day here:…/1FAIpQLSfFWMgcdRKediSl-…/viewform…

Wartburg College Hosting Pre-Con Events

Posted Monday, March 6, 2017 - 15:03
Wartburg Library is hosting some Pre RodCon events!  Check them out here: March 1- April 1: Comic Book Drawing Contest (second floor of Vogel Library) March 18, 6pm-10pm: "Lasers & Feelings" an RPG Game Night hosted by Wesley Teal in Clinton Hall (1st floor lounge) non-students... read more

Escape Room Sign Up

Posted Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 09:44
Get ready to experience a new escape room experience.  We are offering some time slots for sign up prior to RodCon.  Get your spot here!

Adam Van Wyk

Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 08:06
We are very happy to announce Adam Van Wyk will be presenting at RodCon 17.  Adam is "a lightning fast storyboard artist who specializes in 'splodey things." Highlights of his IMDB entry include: Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors and Green Lantern: First Flight Other Warner... read more

Dr. Trek

Posted Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 08:47
Dr. Trek (Larry Nemecek) will be joining the festivities on April 1!  Author of the classic Star Trek: Next Generation Companion and Stellar Cartography maps/book set, founder of PORTAL 47 deep-dive fan experience, producer of The Con of Wrath documentary, twice seen as Star Trek Continues’ Dr... read more

It's time to get geared up for RodCon 2017!

Posted Friday, January 6, 2017 - 05:26
We have some amazing speakers lined up, along with all the great fun you've come to expect from RodCon. This year we're introducing a few changes that will make RodCon even bigger and better in the years to come. The first is we have a fancy new registration page for our artists and vendors.... read more
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