Emily Con! | The Comix Workshop

Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Emily Con! As part of our fall Comix Workshop, meet and greet visiting local and international comic book artists displaying and selling work in the Emily Carr Concourse Gallery.

Guest exhibitors include Ken Boessem, Ed Brisson, Rebecca Dart, Jeff Ellis, Kelly Evereart, Don King, Jacqueline Klobucar, Dave Mccaig, Doug Savage, Robin Thompson, Jason Turner, and Colin Upton.

Special Events include:

Inkstuds Live Radio Show Recording
1pm, Room 245
Live interviews with Vancouver’s top comic creators hosted by Robin McConnell, Guests TBA

Make Your Own Damn Comic
2pm, Room 245
Panel discussions on how Vancouver’s top independent creators publish their own material. Featuring Ed Brisson, Rebecca Dart, and Doug Savage.

Canada’s Golden Age of Comics - Lecture by Ken Boessem
3pm, Room 245
A discussion on how Canada's Golden Age happened, featuring Canada’s first three superheroes.

What’s Happening in Vancouver - Lecture by Robin Thompson
4pm, Room 245
Information session about special Vancouver events, exhibits, and educational programs pertaining to the world of comics

Comic Jam! 
11am – 5pm, Foundation Hallway
Participate in a wall-sized, hands-on, collaborative comic jam, facilitated by students in Emily Carr’s Illustration and Teens programs.

September 29, 2012
Emily Carr Concourse Gallery + Room 245

All events are free and open to the public.Presented in conjunction with Culture Days and The Comeback