Dark Knight comes to North Bergen

Bruce Wayne’s alter ego helps library celebrate first Comic Extravaganza
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The Dark Knight himself was among the main attractions at the North Bergen Free Public Library’s first Comic Extravaganza on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.
Everyone who attended had the opportunity to take a free photo with Batman and his sleek bat-wheels in the library parking lot.
Meanwhile, inside the library were numerous vendors selling comics, toys, original artwork, jewelry, and more, while industry professionals from DC and Archie Comics gave presentations filled with inside stories and advice for fans and budding creators. Also available were free snacks and video games.
The event was capped by a cosplay fashion show contest, with participants dressing as their favorite comic and videogame characters. Six lucky winners took home gift baskets and other prizes, including collectibles donated by A&S Comics on Bergenline Avenue.
Mayor Nicholas Sacco was spotted conferring with Batman, no doubt sharing crime-fighting tips. Attendees received a program guide with a cover illustration by Nathalie Cajamarca, first place winner in the library’s Super Drawing Contest.

Hannington Dia can be reached at hd@hudsonreporter.com