October 13-16

Thursday, October 13 and Friday, October 14
Events take place at Ohio State University campus, including the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, Hale Hall and the Wexner Center For The Arts.

CXC hosts a two-day academic conference, the Billy Ireland exhibits, a celebration of excellence and diversity in comics at SOL*Con, a professional development track including a new round of our peer to peer "Talk And Teach" presentations, multiple receptions, a presentation on animation and an evening in conversation with a major comics-making talent.

Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16
CXC will host its Expo And Marketplace in the heart of the beautiful new library facility, public panel presentations, a presentation by this year's Thurber Prize recipient, and a Saturday night focused around a major comics-making talent and accompanying exhibition.

Events take place at Columbus Metropolitan Library, with major satellite events at the Columbus Museum Of Art (CMA) and Columbus College Of Art & Design (CCAD).

One event or all of them, we hope to see you there!

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The heart of CXC is its volunteers! As part of our thanks for their hard work, we were proud to work with artists Katie Skelly, Jim Rugg and Dustin Harbin on this special print!

Thank you, everyone, for all of the hard work. You're the best Columbus has to offer. If you'd like to volunteer in 2016, contact the festival through!