Careers in Comics Panel Discussion and Portfolio Review

Mt. Pleasant Library

Careers in Comics Panel Discussion and Portfolio Review

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10 a.m.

Want to make comic books for a living?
Have your stuff reviewed by pros in the field?

Come meet working writers, artists and more on Saturday, April 11.

Guests include:
  • Shannon Gallant, illustrator for Marvel and Dreamworks
  • Jim Dougan, writer for numerous books and the D.C.-set webcomic Sam & Lilah 
  • John Griffin, Professor of Media Art and Animation at the Art Institute of Washington
  • Kata Kane, creator of the Altar Girl webcomic
  • Esther Kim, manager at Fantom Comics
  • Josh Kramer, freelance journalist, illustrator, and cartoonist in D.C.
  • Ned Drummond, illustrator and designer at Pew Charitable Trusts and elsewhere
  • Lauren Friedman, freelance fashion illustrator, stylist, and artist based in D.C.
The panel discussion will start at 10 a.m. in the large meeting room, with Q&A and portfolio reviews to follow. The program is open to all ages.

Get ready for the event with interviews and advice from artists Gene Luen Yang, Faith Erin Hicks and more