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February 6, 2010 |
(Snow date: February 27)
Part 1: Developing
a Graphic Novel
A presentation by illustrator/author Gareth Hinds
Part 2: Getting published
A panel discussion with:
• Liz Prince- Will You Still Love Me If I Wet The Bed?
• Joe Quinones- Amazing Spider-man and Green Lantern. Marvel and DC comics
• Dave Kender- The Ragbox. Creator and editor of Boston Comics Roundtable.
• Matt Lehman- Owner of Comicopia- a 2009 Eisner Retail Store Finalist.
Part 3: Portfolio Review
Have your portfolio reviewed by one of our panelists
Reviews are an additional $15. We apologize that we are unable to accommodate requests for a particular reviewer.
We are also giving away 5 gift certificates to Comicopia in Kenmore Square at the event.
February 6, 2010
(Snow date: February 27)
1:00-1:15 p.m. Networking
1:15 p.m. Presentation begins
App. 4:00 p.m. Portfolio Reviews begin
Students with valid IDs: $10
Portfolio Review: $15
Sorry, we're unable to offer refunds. Email our admin with questions
Gareth Hinds is the creator of several critically-acclaimed graphic novels based on literary classics, including Beowulf (which Publisher’s Weekly called a “mixed-media gem”), King Lear (which Booklist named one of the top 10 graphic novels for teens), and The Merchant of Venice (which Kirkus called “the standard that all others will strive to meet” for Shakespeare adaptation). His books can be found in bookstores and English classrooms across the country, and his illustrations have appeared in such diverse venues as the Society of Illustrators, the New York Historical Society, and over a dozen published video games.
Liz Prince is the creator of Will You Still Love Me If I Wet the Bed? (Top Shelf Productions, 2005), which has been nominated for several awards, and received the Ignatz for Outstanding Debut in 2005. It has since been published in both French and Spanish. Her new book, Delayed Replays is available now.
Joe Quinones is a freelance
illustrator who has recently been working for Marvel comics on Amazing Spider-man
as well as for DC comics on Adventure
Comics and a Green Lantern
serial for 'Wednesday's Comics'- an oversized weekly from the summer of
Dave Kender is the writer of The Ragbox (where he colaborates with various artists) and the founder of Boston Comics Roundtable- a place for artists and writers to keep themselves rooted in the comics community. Since 2006 it has grown to dozens of members and multiple publications.
Matt Lehman is a graphic novel and comics retailer.
Eisner Retail Store
Finalist- Matt Lehman has seen a lot in the past 20 plus years. A lot
of creators and books come and go quickly for reasons which Matt is
happy to discuss. Matt was a "Self-Publishing 101" panelist at the San
Diego Comic Con a few
years back and will balance out our panel with a retailer's point of
view on what does and doesn't sell, and how to get
your work noticed.
This event is cosponsored by the Boston Graphic Artists Guild and the Career Services, Alumni Relations and Illustration Department offices at MassArt.
Comicopia is an independent comic book store located in Kenmore Square, near Fenway Park. The store is stocked with several thousand comic books, trade paperbacks, graphic novels and manga, including a large selection of independently published books. In fact, Comicopia has the largest selection of Graphic Novels and Manga in New England. Their knowledgeable staff prides themselves on their customer service and their ability to get whatever it is you're looking to find.
Comicopia.com 464 Comm. Ave., Kenmore Square, Boston, MA 02215 617-266-4266
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