Comic making is often thought of as a cartoonist working alone, slaving over pages for hours on end with no connection to the outside world for months at a time while they work on a personal comic book masterpiece. WHO SAID CARTOONING HAS TO BE SUCH A SOLITARY MEDIUM??I, Pat Aulisio, as organizer of the philly alt comic con for 3 years (and philly santoro con for 1) and editor of numerous anthologies (including math fiction 3D, rub the blood, secret prison 666, marvel comics presents 6), along with Box Brown, publisher of over a dozen and counting cartoonists under Retrofit Comics, and Josh Bayer, editor of over 100 artists for Suspect Device and organizer of the multiple readings that go along with it, are hear to tell you COMIC BOOKS ARE FOR FRIENDS.We will be giving a talk to help you cultivate and maintain a thriving comic book scene amongst your friends, tips on organizing comic gatherings, editing books, working with other cartoonists to help them reach their full potential and most of all HAVING FUN WHILE MAKING COMICS.Along the way we will show you numerous drawing games and practices that lead to fully realized comic books, talk about different formats and sizes to publish both in print and on the web, and of course we will be there to make friends with everyone who joins and draw with you.
PAY WHAT YOU WANT to come to SAW, make new and exciting comics, share ideas, and make new friends!
Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26 11:00am – 5:00 pm.