Thursday, October 18, 2012

Geek Love: Day 1 at New York Comic-Con | American Libraries Magazine

Geek Love: Day 1 at New York Comic-Con | American Libraries Magazine


By Kate Kosturski


New York Comic-Con featured several giant Lego characters, including this re-creation of the Incredible Hulk.
 If the librarian is the original pop culture geek and the arbiter of taste for the library, then New York Comic-Con—the upstart sister to San Diego Comic-Con—is a librarian’s paradise.

Librarians and library lovers are an integral part of comics, TV, film, and books, both as characters in media and creators of media: a celebration of the love of information, from the obscure to the mundane and everything in between. With that in mind, the New York Comic-Con (or NYCC) organizers, dedicate the first of their four-day gala of geek love to all those who use pop culture as an education tool, which, of course, includes librarians. Read more...

 
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