It's Finally Here... New York Comic Con
Submitted by dave_roman on April 15, 2008 - 00:14
This weekend is the New York Comic Con, the east coast's biggest pop culture event!
You'll find me at the Comics Bakery, booth #2247 with assortment of comics, t-shirts, buttons, and hi-fives. I'll also be on a bunch of panels!
NICK MAG PRESENTS...AVATAR COMICS & FANDOM SPOTLIGHT
Friday at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM in ROOM 1E08
-Nickelodeon Magazine gives a behind-the-scenes look at comics produced for Avatar: The Last Airbender and spotlights all the creativity surrounding the fandom for the popular show. There will lots of audience participation, trivia-bending, and prizes for the best cosplayers! We'll also be showing an amazing collection of AMV's, and a special puppet surprise! Featuring: Johane Matte aka Rufftoon (storyboard artist), Dave Roman (comics editor), and Alison Wilgus (comics writer).
FLIGHT EXPLORER - A CONVERSATION WITH KAZU KIBUISHI AND CREATORS
Sunday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM in Kids, Teen Room 1E08
-Flight Explorer, a spin-off of the award-winning Flight graphic novel anthology series, features fun characters and stories that appeal to young readers and parents who want to introduce their children to graphic novels. Join Flight and Flight Explorer editor Kazu Kibuishi and Flight contributors Amy Kim Ganter (who drew the Zuko/Mai Avatar comic), Johane Matte (Rufftoon!), Phil Craven, Jake Parker, Kean Soo, and Dave Roman for their take on the amazing world of Flight Explorer and all-ages comics!
NICK MAG PRESENTS...3-D COMIC CAROUSEL
Sunday 3:00 PM-4:00 PM in room 1E09
-A series of cartoon slide shows presented by an array of comic strip makers, performers, and other characters. Plenty of gags, goofiness, audience participation and 3-D action! Definitely for kids and alternative-comics-loving adults. Featuring: R. Sikoryak (Drawn and Quarterly), Sam Henderson (Magic Whistle), Kim Deitch (Alias the Cat), Michael Kupperman (Tales Designed To Thrizzle), and Karen Sneider (Pony Up!)
Nick Mag will actually have a film crew documenting our panels for potential future web videos, so please come out and make sure our audience looks full!
BTW: Children 12 and under are admitted for free on Sunday/Kids Day!