Friday, June 11, 2010

Copy & Paste the logo, then stay up late reading!

At a time when libraries are more needed than ever, the New York Public Libraries are in trouble with heavy cuts scheduled. Check out my pall Debbie Diesen's post here to find out more about it.
I'll be at the Kids Read Comics convention in Dearborn on Saturday and Sunday, but I'll be reading late Saturday. I hope you will too!

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Kids Read Comics! A free comic event - Dearborn MI

Read all about it! Kids Read Comics, you should too!

I'll be appearing at this event all weekend. Bring kids of all ages. Everything's free.
Register at the website for certain events, others don't require advance registration.

Guests who will be attending the Kids Read Comics Convention include:
  • Arvell Jones, artist of Iron Fist and All-Star Squadron
  • Dwayne McDuffie, Story editor on Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, writer/creator of Static Shock, writer/producer for the Justice League Unlimited animated series
  • Jef Mallett, writer/artist of the syndicated comic strip Frazz – SUNDAY ONLY: SEE PROGRAMMING PAGE
  • Roger Langridge, writer/artist of The Muppet Show Comic Book
  • Marc Sumerak, writer of Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man
  • Raina Telgemeier, artist of The Baby-sitters Club and creator of Smile
  • Dave Roman, creator of Astronaut Elementary and Jax Epoch and the Quicken Forbidden
  • John Green, artist of Jax Epoch and the Quicken Forbidden
  • David Petersen, creator of Mouseguard – SATURDAY ONLY
  • Wolfman Mac, host of Wolfman Mac’s Chiller Drive-In
  • Chris Houghton, creator of Reed Gunther
  • Jim Ottaviani, writer of GT Labs’ T-Minus
  • Katie Cook, artist of Star Wars comics and sketch cards
  • Ryan Estrada, creator of Aki Alliance and Chillin’ Like Villains
  • Dan Mishkin, writer/co-creator of Blue Devil and Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld
  • William Messner-Loebs, writer of The Flash, Thor, and Wonder Woman
  • Thom Zahler, creator of Love and Capes
  • Paul Storrie, writer of Gotham Girls comic for DC Comics
  • Rob M. Worley, creator of Scratch9 and author of Heir to Fire
  • Corey Barba, creator of Yam
  • Matt Feazell, creator of The Amazing Cynicalman
  • Joe Foo, creator of Desmond’s Comic
  • Mark Mariano, writer/artist of Flabbergast
  • Tara Tallan, writer/artist of the Galaxion webcomic
  • Jwan Jordan, writer/artist of The Circular World
  • Sara Turner, writer/artist of File 49 and The Boys of the Den
  • Krishna Sadasivam, writer/artist of PC Weenies and Uncubed
  • Kevin Cross, writer/artist of Monkey Mod and co-host of the Big Illustration Party Time podcast
  • Mark Rudolph, creator of CV Comics and co-host of the Art & Story comics podcast.
  • Brandon Dayton, creator of Green Monk
  • Diana Nock, creator of The Intrepid Girlbot and Imaginary Friends Forever
  • Michelangelo Cicerone, creator of Ozone Jones
  • Marion Vitus, writer/artist of No In-Between and How I Learned to Say No
  • Mike Bocianowski, writer/artist of Yets! - SATURDAY ONLY
  • The Ann Arbor Comic Artists’ Forum
  • Brian Germain, creator of Dark Elf Designs
  • Mike Roll, illustrator of The Trains of Christmas
  • Matt Dye, creator of Nathan and the Land of Robots
  • Erik Hodson, creator of Melby Comics
  • Michael Schwartz, creator of Oceanverse
  • Shawn Amberger, illustrator and cartoonist
  • Jim Mackey, creator of Jackpot Bear
  • Brett R. Pinson, creator of Boomtown Press
  • Randy Zimmerman, creator of Flint Comix
  • Stephanie Mannheim, creator of Nate the Non-Conformist
  • Lauren Houser, creator of The Innocent
  • Jerzy Drozd, writer/artist of The Front , and co-host of the Art & Story comics podcast
  • and me -
  • Ruth Barshaw, writer/artist of the Ellie McDoodle books

It's a surprisingly wide reach in programming.
Librarians, comic artists and writers, animators, authors, people who collect, people who create, people who make costumes, people who teach... There's really something for everyone happening.

Join us!!