SMALL WORLD: Boise State Public Radio reports that the Boise Public Library's third annual Comic Con is scheduled to take place today (Saturday, August 29, 2015) from 10:00 AM until its 5:00 PM. closing. Over seven thousand fans attended each of the library's previous conventions in 2013 and 2014. Boise public library employee Josh Shapel told Boise State Public Radio that he expects even higher attendance today. Shapell also noted the convention is centered around the “writers, artists, creators who make literature.”
The multi-venue Boise convention hosts a costume contest at the main library on 715 South Capitol Boulevard and an Artist's Alley at nearby 762 River Street. For a complete list of events, check out the convention's webpage.