Panel One Comic Creator Festival

We’re back for 2017!

After the success of 2016, Panel One Comics Society is bringing back the Panel One Comic Creators Festival this summer! The event will feature Canadian comic creators, workshops and panels throughout the day.

Event Details:

When: Saturday, June 03, 2017 from 11:00 – 7:00
Where: Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association
Entry: $5.00*

We will also be accepting donations to the Calgary Food Bank!

More details about panels, workshops and participating creators will be announced leading up to the festival.

*For each entry, Panel One will donate $1.00 to the Calgary Food Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workshops & Panels:

WORKSHOPS

Held in the Slate Room (Enter through the back of the Hearth Room)

 

12:00 – 13:00

THE BUSINESS OF COMICS

featuring  Alexander Finbow

Renegade Arts Entertainment       www.renegadeartsentertainment.com

What every creator should know, from self-publishing to running a company.

 

13:30 – 14:30

ART & FIONA

featuring Fiona Staples SAGA   www.fionastaples.com

A personal art session with superstar comic artist Fiona Staples.

 

15:00 – 16:00

PAINTING WITH COFFEE

featuring Steven Charles Rosia Coffee. It’s more than just for drinking.

 

16:30 – 17:30

MAKING A BOOK

featuring

Ryan Ferrier     D4VE

Kennel Block Blues     www.ryanferrier.com

Chelsea Crutchley      Stray Sod      www.straysodcomic.com

PANELS

More than just stapling paper together. How do you make a comic?

Held in the Hearth Room (Enter through the double doors)

 

11:30 – 12:30

A LIFE IN LOVE IN COMICS

featuring Richard Harrison

Secret Identity Reader: Essays on Sex, Death and the Superhero   www.wolsakandwynn.ca/authors/21

 

13:00 – 14:00

SCHOLARSHIP & COMICS

featuring

Jillian Fleck    Lake Jehovah    www.jillianfleck.com Tom Miller                          www.giantboxofcomics.blogspot.ca Garrett Beatty

In a Panel, Darkley: Reflections and Refractions of Gendered Trauma in Marvel’s Alias and DC Comics’

Batwoman: Elegy Richard Harrison

Secret Identity Reader: Essays on Sex, Death and the Superhero    www.wolsakandwynn.ca/authors/21

 

14:30 – 15:30

CHILDRENS STORIES READ ALOUD

featuring

When Big Bears Invade by Nyco Rudolph, Alexander Finbow

Jacqueline the Singing Crow by Mandi Kujawa, Claude St. Aubin

The Secret Circus  by Joey Gruszecki, Nicole Gruszecki

 

16:00 – 17:00

MARKETING YOUR BOOK: SUCCESSES & FAILURES

featuring

Michael Mcadam   Two Gargoyles Comics • twogargs.com

Alexander Finbow    Renegade Arts Entertainment    www.renegadeartsentertainment.com

 

17:30 – 18:30

HISTORICAL & CULTURAL COMICS

featuring

Ben Rankel       FRANK • www.benrankel.com

Aaron Navrady  The Cold Fire   www.thecoldfire.com

Eric Dyck      Slaughterhouse Slough • www.ericdyck.com

Chelsea Crutchley      Stray  Sod • www.straysodcomic.com