Comic Art

Comics Experience and Source Point Press Take on C2E2!

Chicago’s premiere comic book at pop culture convention C2E2 is coming up in less than two weeks! From February 28 through March 1, our founder Andy Schmidt will be joining our friends at Source Point Point Press at booth #707. Come talk to him about our Workshop, our publishing projects, and – of course – our range of comics creation courses. And, of course, check out the sweet, sweet selection of books from Source Point and Comics Experience!

“C2E2 is always a great show,” Andy says. “I’m looking forward to spending more time with friends and meeting some promising new talent. Plus, I’ve got a few panels scheduled that comics fans are really going to enjoy!”

Those panels in particular? We’ve got all the info you need!

Title: Comics Creation: Writing for Comics!
Description: Join top comic writers James Tynion IV (Batman), Kyle Higgins (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), and Carlos Giffoni (Strayed), as well as Comics Experience Creators Workshop Director Bon Alimagno (former Marvel Talent Manager) and Comics Experience founder and educator Andy Schmidt (The Comics Experience Guide to Writing Comics) for a discussion and instructive tips on the art of writing for comics—from breaking story to powerful panel descriptions. If you want to write comics—this is the place to start!
Date: February 28th, 2020
Start Time: 3:00 p.m.
End Time: 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Room S504
Speakers: Andy Schmidt, Bon Alimagno, Carlos Giffoni, Kyle Higgins, and James Tynion IV

Title: Breaking Into Comics and Staying In!
Description: Your dream is to make comics; you’re willing to do the work but the industry is tough to crack into. This is an INVALUABLE guide to breaking in! Join Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt (Marvel, IDW), Carlos Giffoni (Strayed), Jay Fosgitt (Adventure Time), K Lynn Smith (Plume, For Goodness’ Sakes), Kyle Higgins (Batman, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and Robert Atkins (Iron Man) as they break down the walls & offer practical advice that will jumpstart your comics career! This panel will serve you well in your pursuit of finally achieving your dream!
Date: February 29th, 2020
Start Time: 3:00 p.m.
End Time: 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Room S504
Speakers: AAndy Schmidt, Carlos Giffoni, Jay Fosgitt, K Lynn Smith, Kyle Higgins, and Robert Atkins

Title: Make Comics Today: A De-Mystifying of How Comics Are Made, from Ideas to Publication & Printing!
Description: This might be the most important panel indie comic creators can attend! You’ll save yourself huge amounts of time (& money) making informed decisions at the start of your journey! Join veteran comics writer, editor, educator & publisher Andy Schmidt (founder of Comics Experience, the world’s biggest & most effective online comic book school) and Comics Experience Creators Workshop Director Bon Alimagno (former Marvel Talent Manager) with artists Sanford Greene, Zander Cannon and Rich Bloom for a run-thru of the WHOLE process. The more you know, the more time & money you save!
Date: March 1st, 2020
Start Time: 2:00 p.m.
End Time: 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Room S503
Speakers: Andy Schmidt, Bon Alimagno, Rich Bloom, Sanford Greene, and Zander Cannon

Andy says, “See you there!”


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