First Second is having a festival and you’re invited! The publisher announced on Wednesday that it’s hosting Comics Relief: A First Second Festival. It’s free, it’s virtual, and it’s built to show fans the key moments in the creative processes behind beloved comics.
To do that, the Comics Relief First Second Festival is bringing on Lisa Brown (Phantom Twin), Lucy Knisley (Kid Gloves), Kat Leyh (Snapdragon), Ngozi Ukazu (Check, Please!), Lily Williams & Karen Schneeman (Go With the Flow) and Gene Luen Yang (Dragon Hoops).
The festival takes place on Saturday, April 18, from 11 AM – 5 PM ET (8 AM – 2 PM PT). Anyone interested in attending can pre-register right now over at First Second’s site, or by following this link. Read on below for an official description of the event, and mark your calendars!
Join us for Comics Relief: A First Second Festival taking place on Saturday, April 18th from 11am-5pm EST (8am-2pm PST) from the comfort of your home! Have you always wondered how your favorite comics are made? This free virtual festival will give comics fans an in-depth look at the key moments in comic creation. You’ll hear from many beloved graphic novel creators, including Ngozi Ukazu, Gene Luen Yang, Lucy Knisley, and many more!