A FREE convention!
While we don't require attendees to register, we do recommend that you join our Facebook event page to keep up with updates, give us feedback, and discuss the con with other attendees. This page is a work in progress for the 3rd annual Rod Library Mini ComicCon. Stay tuned for updates as we add Artists, Panelists, Activities, and ways to participate.
(check out photos from last year's event on flickr)
- Learn how to make Shrinky dinks, lightsabers, superhero masks, and more!
- Pose with your favorite Star Wars, Doctor Who, My Little Pony and other Superhero backgrounds.
UNI Swordfighting Belegarth
- Work with the UNI Swordfighting Club to learn this full-contact, fun, easy-to-learn game of medieval/fantasy-style combat using foam padded weapons.
- Weather permitting, see an actual replica of the original Batmobile next to the Campanile
- Network Nirvana will be hosting the Tabletop Game Room and presenting Adytum: Redux. For more information follow their facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/NetworkNirvana
- Video Games Etc. will be hosting the video gaming room. Haven't had a chance to play with any of the newest generation of consoles yet? Video Games Etc. will be bringing them for our game room! Do you prefer retro gaming? Stop by and they can show you the Retron 3, which plays Nintendo, Super Nintendo, and Sega games!
- Solve puzzles and race the clock to escape. We will have 2 escape rooms running during Rod Con. Advance sign up will be needed as these rooms can only handle a small number of challengers at a time. Register Here!
TAPP Fashion Show
Midnight in Manhattan is the theme of the 24th annual design show organized by University of Northern Iowa students in the Fashion Promotion class. Garments for this show are designed and constructed by students in the Textiles and Apparel major. Previewed today are a select number of designs that will be featured in the show on April 9, 2016 in Lang Auditorium at 7:00 P.M.
Half Masted Improv Demonstration
- Cedar Falls Half Masted Improvisation Troupe will entertain you on the main floor stage.
- UNI STEM Ambassadors will test your knowledge of Science and Comics.
Artemis Bridge Simulator
Artemis Space Bridge Simulator is a game where you take the role of a bridge officer in a sci-fi capital ship. You ARE your favorite character from your favorite space tv show.