Adding a comic-con and a comedy festival to a usic festival featuring thee likes of Weezer and Crystal Castles, Chris Hardwick’s first IF10T fest could be the start of something big.
In addition to many numerous author events and signings, the annual conference of the American Library Association also features an Artist Alley! It’s located in aisle 1100, just past the graphic novel publishers, near the Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage!
Via their amazing Library newsletter! (Copied verbatim.) ALA ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION CHICAGO JUNE 22-27, 2017 Image Comics is on its way to Chicago for the American Library Association’s Annual Conference, and our calendar is packed! We have signings, panel discussions, and creator appearances galore, and as always, attendees can drop by our booth for review copies, […]
Located on the east side of Hall F, near Diamond Book Distributors and Artist Alley! Time: Friday, June 23 Saturday, June 24 Sunday, June 25 Monday, June 26 9:30am-10:20am The Rise of Graphic Novels for Kids in Europe and the USA How to write for children Champion of the Graphic Novel: Will Eisner at 100 […]
Source: Note: This is the programming open to members. There will also be free programming on the Exhibits Floor, near Artist Alley. ALA Annual is also where the winners of the Youth Media Awards are lauded! You can review the graphic novel honorees here! Friday, June 23rd Graphic Novel Friday Forum: Read More, Read Better […]
From their website: The French Comics Association is pleased to bring acclaimed francophone and other international graphic novelists to Chicago for the American Library Association Annual Conference, “the premier global library event bringing together the newsmakers, innovators, thought leaders, and influencers in the library field, from all over the world.” The FCA recognizes the importance of […]
Every year some of the most innovative and imaginative games from independent developers are selected by IndieCade. An organization dedicated to giving artists, programmers, and storytellers a platform to showcase ideas often deemed too off-the-wall by the mainstream entertainment experience. The IndieCade showcase at E3 is always one of my favorite things about the show […]
From 1998 to 2001, Joe Madureira produced nine issues of Battle Chasers. It was a series that found an audience in its very sporadic run, but after the cliffhanger ending of issue 9 and nearly 17 years later; Battle Chasers: Nightwar brings these characters back in video game form to tell a new story in […]
What a week it was! For some Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) really started on a Saturday and ended on Thursday. For those counting that’s one day longer than SDCC including preview night. Six days of playing video games till your eyes are as dry as burnt toast in the desert. All things considered, the ESA […]
Since the advent of digital television, video games have advanced from standard to HD, HD to 60-frames per second, now to virtual reality and the latest 4k resolution graphic fidelity. VR, in particular, has had its first full consumer accessible year in the market. Between HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and PlayStation VR; over 2 million […]