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Past winners


Comic Book Month 2013

Loyalty card winners

This promotion asked library customers to keep track of how many graphic novels they checked out and read using our loyalty cards with ten stamps on each. The contest was sponsored by Arkham City Comics (www.arkham.co.nz).

The customers who checked out the most graphic novels during September were:

  • 1. Kate Ashworth (53 cards) - Waiheke Library
  • 2. Samuel Welsh  - Takapuna Library
  • 3. Dominique Ambros  - Onehunga Library
  • 4. Rio Wang -  Epsom Library
  • 5. Nicole Tang -  Epsom Library


Create a character

This competition asked library customers to draw or write an original comic book character. The contest was sponsored by Mcleay Workshops (www.mcleayworkshops.com) and Heroes for Sale (www.heroes.co.nz).  

The winners in each age group were:

9 and under

  • 1st - Scarlett, Mt Roskill Library
  • 2nd - Jayde, Waitakere Central Library Henderson

10-14 years

  • 1st - Carl, Highland Park Library
  • 2nd - Samuel, Warkworth Library

15-18 years

  • 1st - Rhiannon, Howick Library
  • 2nd - Sina, Howick Library


  • 1st - Zephir Delamore, Waiheke Library
  • 2nd - Derek Robin Mansfield (77 years old!), Blockhouse Bay Library

See below for a slideshow of the winners' awesome artwork!



Heroes for Sale logo.

 Mcleay Workshops logo.

 Winning characters

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