NYCC 2015: Panel Schedule

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NYCC 2015 LogoIt’s back to school time again! This week, I’ll be at the legendary New York Comicon to give you four amazing educational panels that will help you excel in the craft and business of creating comic books.

All of my panels are on Friday, October 9, 2015. The list is below. Be sure to show up early because the guests are amazing, so the seats fill up fast. I’ll also be selling Comic Book School T-Shirts and Girls Like Comics Too T-Shirts.

Title: Storytelling on the Page
Date: 10/9/2015
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Room 1A18
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Speakers:
Warren Simons – Editor, Valiant Entertainment
Sean Chen – Artist, Marvel Comics, Valiant Comics
Karl Kerschl – Artist, Marvel Comics, DC Comics
Dennis Calero – Artist, Marvel Comics, Valiant Comics

Description: Learn how to structure a complete issue from beginning to end. Pace, panel breakdown, and story arc discussed by professional writers who work for mainstream publishers like Marvel, DC, Valiant, & more.
Creators will use Copic Markers for this panel.

Title: Social Media for Creators
Date: 10/9/2015
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Room 1A18
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Speakers:
Tim Washer – Comedy Central, Cisco
Jimmy Palmiotti – Harley Quinn, Jonah Hex, Painkiller Jane
Matt Hawkins – Top Cow

Description: Comic book creators, cosplayers, publishers, gamers, and fans have been leveraging social media channels for many years. This educational class will give you a basic understanding of the social media landscape and how to increase the reach and impact of what you want to say online. A fun, interactive guide for newbies looking to get started. An overview of key channels including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, blogs, and more. IMPORTANT: Beginners-level panel, no experience is required.

Title: Interpreting the Script
Date: 10/9/2015
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: Room 1A18
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Speakers:
Jerry Ordway – Artist, DC Comics
Dave Marshall – Editor, Dark Horse Comics
Amanda Conner – Artist, Marvel Comics, DC Comics

Description: Learn how to interpret a script and break down a story. Pace, panel breakdown, and story arc discussed by professional writers who work for mainstream publishers like Marvel, DC, & more.
Creators will use Copic Markers for this panel.

Title: Creator Connection
Date: 10/9/2015
Time: 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room 1A18
http://bit.ly/1RczY5P

Speakers:
Dominic Sparano – Editor, Pronto Comics
Dirk Manning – Author, “Write or Wrong”
J. Jacob Barker – AfterCon Event Coordinator

Description: Meet your next creative partner in this fun, interactive networking session. Many indy titles and careers have been launched through this panel. Bring business cards & samples of your work. This is the panel that has literally helped complete strangers form creative teams and publish comic books. This is the original and best Creator Connection. Be there and launch your career.

With a passionate introduction and Inspiration from Dirk Manning.

Title: Creator Creator After Con Networking Party
Date: 10/9/2015
Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Location: Twins Pub Inc. 421 9th Ave #1 New York
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ALSO…

Social Media for Creators Presentation from C2E2
IBM & Comic Book School C2E2 2015 Social Media Education
http://bit.ly/1FEd0n0

Also, check out the Publisher’s Submission Guidelines for updates.

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