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Creators Workshop Member Ken Porter Announces The Fearless Rider with Scholastic!

Comics Experience Creators Workshop member Ken Porter announced that his and Zach Wilcox’s original graphic novel The Fearless Rider will be published by Scholastic’s Graphix imprint! The middle grade GN tells the story of thirteen-year-old Kara, who run away from home with her ferret on the first day of school. The Fearless Rider joins other middle grade graphic novels, like those by Raina Telgemeier, in the Scholastic Graphix catalogue, which has taken the graphic novel market by storm, most notably in its success in school libraries and Scholastic Book Fairs.

In Fearless Rider, Kara takes off on her bike to find her best friend Alice, with whom she’s lost contact after Alice moved away. Along the way, Kara meets people who help her come to terms with her loneliness.

It’s a coming of age story about friendship and how people grow apart, which isn’t always a bad thing,” Ken said.

Ken has long been active in the Comics Experience community, having taken the Introduction to Writing Comics, Scripting Your Mini-Series or OGN, Comic Book Editing and Project Management, and Lettering and Production courses.

Check out some preview pages of The Fearless Rider below!

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Alum Kenny Porter’s “Barnstormers” Graphic Novel Available on Kickstarter through May 4!

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Comics Experience alum Kenny Porter is now offering his comic Barnstormers as a graphic novel! The project, with art by Renny Castellani, is available through Kickstarter through Thursday, May 4, 2017. Originally released as a 3-part miniseries, Barnstormers is the tale of three blue-collar monster-hunting friends who get sucked into an adventure after taking on […]

CE Alum Kenny Porter’s Story Published on Heavy Metal Website!

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CE alum Kenny Porter’s short comic story, “Su-Zan: Queen of the Wild,” has been published on the Heavy Metal website! Written by Kenny with artwork by Jim Towe, “Su-Zan” is a tribute to the science fiction heroes and jungle girl/guy pulp magazines that the author grew up reading. The story is available for free at […]

NYCC 2014: Panels, Portfolio Reviews & Course Discounts!

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Comics Experience will be at New York Comic Con Booth #2107, October 9-12! Here’s the latest about what we’ll be offering at the con: *** PORTFOLIO REVIEWS Comics Experience is offering the following portfolio review sessions for writers and artists! Our schedule is subject to updates, so stop by Booth #2107 during the convention for […]

Top Cow Talent Hunt Winners Talk Process! Part 2: Devon Wong

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Two CE Community Members talk about publishing their winning stories in the Top Cow Talent Hunt! Kenny Porter was a winning writer in the 2012 competition, followed by Devon Wong in 2013. Now, both writers talk with us about the experience of preparing their submissions, seeing their stories through to the print stage, and what […]

Top Cow Talent Hunt Winners Talk Process! Part 1: Kenny Porter

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Two members of the CE community have been named winners in the Top Cow Talent Hunt in the last two years! In this two-part feature, they talk about the experience of preparing their submissions, seeing their stories through to the print stage, and what they picked up along the way. CE Community Member Kenny Porter […]

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