Comics enthusiasts make sure to check out the the third annual Emily Con, a one day celebration of local comic culture, including live panel discussions, artist demos and a participatory comix jam.
Artists, writers and comic book creators will showcase their comics, zines and artwork.
12:00 pm – A BRIEF HISTORY of NORTH AMERICAN COMICS – with Robin Thompson
What was the first comic book? Who created the graphic novel? Why were comics banned sixty years ago? Learn about the growth of comics from their inception to present day in this informative and entertaining slideshow presentation.
1:00 pm – MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN COMIC 3
Panel discussion with Doug Savage, Colin Upton, and Jeff Ellis
2:00 pm – CAUSTIC SODA: LIVE PODCAST!
Hosted by Kevin Leeson, Toren Atkinson, and Joe Fulgham
Special guest: Chris Woods, artist of Super Fortress
3:45 pm – COMIC BOOK TRIVIA – with Don King
Come test your knowledge of capes, characters, and comics in this fun and unique trivia assembly. Lots of prizes!!
Emily Con 2013
Saturday, September 28, 2013 – 11:00am – 5:00pm
South Building Atrium – Emily Carr 1399 Johnston Street, Granville Island, Vancouver