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Events Wed Jul 04 2012

Pocket Con This Saturday

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This Saturday is Pocket Con at the Chicago Public Library. Pocket Con is a one-day comic book convention for Chicago teens, focusing on artists of color or works featuring people of color. Featured presenters are Turtel Onli, Nnedi Okorafor, Jeremy Love and Khary Randolph, among others. (The illustration above is from Jeremy Love's Bayou). Free; registration recommended. Chicago Public Library, Greater Grand Crossing branch, 1000 E. 73rd St., Saturday, July 7, noon to 6pm.

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