Comic book lovers of Vancouver attend a FREE comic book convention this weekend. As part of The Art of Comics, their summer Graphic Novel Institute, Continuing Studies at Emily Carr is hosting Emily Con, a one-of-a-kind comic book convention. The Con will have many local guests in attendance showcasing their comics, zines, and artwork. Curated by Robin Thompson. The Emily Carr Library will be hosting a graphic novel reading room in the Concourse.
Comic Colour Theory | 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Lecture by Dave McCaig, professional comic book colourist
Make Your Own Damn Comic! 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Panel by Ed Brisson, Kevin Leeson, Todd Ireland, Colin Upton, independent comic book publishers
The Illustrated Language of Comics (Demo) 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Demonstration by Robin Thompson, graphic novelist and educator.
What: Emily Con 2011, Comic book convention
Where: Emily Carr (1399 Johnston Street, Granville Island + Vancouver Public Library
When: Saturday July 16, 2011
Cost: FREE for everyone to attend!