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Tournament of Fandom Champions 2019

Imagine the ultimate fantasy tournament bracket: 64 champions from your favorite fandoms facing off in a series of one-on-one battles. Wizards versus warriors, mental versus physical powers, humans versus … whatever Kirby is. No, this couldn’t happen in real life, but over the past 3 weeks we collected votes from the public via online poll […]

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More Than 700 Fandom Fest Attendees

The Niles-Maine District Library held their first-ever Fandom Fest on Saturday, August 19, 2017. By all measures, it was a spectacular success. Over 700 people attended the event which featured local media personality Svengoolie who signed autographs and took pictures with children and adults for over two hours. The event also featured the 501st Midwest […]

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Storm Trooper Invasion!

10 Reasons to Attend Fandom Fest

1. Cosplay Transform yourself for a day and come in as a powerful superhero (or villain), a beautiful sailor scout, or a silly cartoon character! People like wearing costumes; people like people wearing costumes from their favorite shows or movies. You’ll probably be asked to take a picture with a gawker. Think you have what […]

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In Memory of Carrie Fisher: 1956-2016

Known to most for her iconic Princess Leia role in the three 1970s-1980s Star Wars films (Episodes 4-6), Fisher appeared in many other films, as well as becoming a successful author.  The daughter of actress and singer Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher (who left Reynolds to marry Elizabeth Taylor), Fisher’s gave her life the […]

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