Thursday, September 07, 2006

Upcoming Comics-Related Events

From WordFest:

LET'S GET GRAPHIC -- October 12, 2006
Start: 7:00 pm End: 8:00 pm
Venue: The Banff Book & Art Den
Meet the new comics icons!
Svetlana Chmakova, Andrew Foley

PICTURE THIS -- October 14, 2006
Start: 2:00 pm End: 3:00 pm
Venue: Calgary Public Library - Memorial Park Branch
Celebrate the next generation in comics!
Chester Brown, Svetlana Chmakova, Andrew Foley


From Comic Talks at Pure Speculation (sponsored by Happy Harbor Comics):

PANEL ONE - Saturday, October 14, 11 am "Making Your Own Comics"

People who've struck out on their own to produce the tales they wanted to tell. Featuring; Edmonton's BOB PRODOR (Wine, Women & Song), Calgary's DAMIAN WILLCOX (Dorkboy), CHRIS PETERSON (Meltdown & Doll Steak) and JAMES DAVIDGE (Wandering Stars)!

PANEL TWO - Saturday, October 14, 3 pm "Inside The Industry"

Find out more about how things work in the professional comics industry by speaking with those who make four colour madness for a living. Meet; SEAN O'REILLY, Editor-In-Chief of Arcana Studios from Vancouver. CARY NORD, Dark Horse artist of Conan (more participants to be announced).

PANEL THREE - Sunday, October 15, 11 am"Comics and Life.

"Why do we love comics? Let four of Alberta's most brilliant minds discuss it with you. Meet; RICHARD HARRISON and LEE EASTON of Mount Royal College in Calgary along with ORION KIDDER and TOM WHARTON from the University of Alberta here in Edmonton.

PANEL FOUR - Sunday, October 15, 3 pm "The World of Webcomics"

I know you've got at least one webcomic bookmarked on your computer but what really goes into making these missives? Meet the makers from four webcomics featured on HH's website - MARIE-CLAIRE GOULD (Will Work For Games), RUDI GUNTHER (Deathworld), RICHARD BARKMAN and KEVIN SOLE (Twice. Thursday.) and TAROL HUNT (Goblins)!


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