March 12, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Comic Converts: The World of Comic Illustrators in D.C.
Telling stories through narrative illustrations and words is a centuries-old art that continues to thrive everywhere — including D.C., where there are a number of comic art practitioners. Some do it only as a private passion, while others manage to get paid for their creative endeavors. We'll dive into the local scene to learn what motivates artists, how they find ways to make money, and where the industry is headed.
>>>Moderator: Michael Rhode, Author/Publisher/Owner | ComicsDC
>>>Panelists: Malaka Gharib, Author/Illustrator, I Was the American Dream (forthcoming); Jade Feng Lee, Educator/Illustrator; Josh Kramer, Journalist/Illustrator; Shannon Gallant, Comic Illustrator
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