SEPTEMBER 28, 2019

Have you ever wanted to be a hero or a villain?
Join The Port Jervis Free Library and Haven for Heros,
as we hold our first ever, P.J. Fan Fest. 

Come experience pop culture at it's finest.


Michele Knotz
    It is said that Michele Knotz hails from a distant faraway planetoid called New Jersey. She commutes to New York to work on this series you may have heard of called Pokémon. Now in their 22nd season, Michele returns as the voice of Team Rocket’s Jessie!

    Michele was also in FUNimation’s theatrical release (January 2017) of One Piece Film: Gold as the voice of Carina!

    Michele is also a script adapter and time coder for various dubbing projects and lends her voice to many other types of work. To see all of Michele’s credits, guest appearances, and listen to her voice demos, check out her web site at:

Sean Lewis
Sean Christopher Lewis is the co-creator and writer of the comic books SAINTS, THE FEW, COYOTES and the upcoming THUMBS published by Image Comics. He is also the creator of the comic books BETROTHED and CLANKILLERS, published by Aftershock Comics. He can be heard as a commentator on NPR’S THIS AMERICAN LIFE and most recently he directed the television pilot for ADULT ED which premiered at the TriBeCa Film Festival.

Lewis started out in theater where his work as a playwright, solo performer and director won the NEFA National Theatre Project Award, the Kennedy Center’s Rosa Parks Award and the National New Play Network’s Smith Prize among others with his work appearing Off-Broadway, internationally and in TONY winning theaters across the country.
Check out his website at:


Al Nickerson
A well experienced comic book writer and artist, Al Nickerson has done great things in the industry. He is a former writer at Back Issue (magazine), a former Inker at ARCHIE COMICS, DC Comics, MARVEL and WaRP Graphics. He is also a former Animator at Sesame Street, Nickelodeon and MTV.

Al is also a comic book self-publisher, to see his current works check out hi website:

Robert Geronimo
Robert Geronimo is a published illustrator, writer, and comic creator, known for his dark fantasy series, Blood Realm. He completed his BA at Wagner College, while interning at Marvel Comics in New York City. He later received an MFA in illustration from FIT and an MA in Art History from Brooklyn College. Robert has given lectures and workshops at several universities, and currently lives in New York City where he teaches illustration at Wagner College
Check out hit website:

Gaming with Haven for Heroes
Viking Storytime featuring Vikings Hatchet Hurling

A first reading of "Aya and Kimiko Have a Sleepover" by Julia Nilus Williams Art


Come dressed up as your favorite characters and enter our Cosplay Contest

Enter our Comic Book themed Cake Contest

A special artist panel moderated by The Marvelists', Peter Melnick and Eddie Wilson

Kids Crafts

Hudson Valley Ghostbusters, Inc.

Character Drawing Basics workshop with Joe Ryan & Matt

Food from Good Vibes Cafe

Some surprise guests and much more!!!

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