If you’re looking for some comics themed online events, you’re in luck! The last weekend in February is positively brimming with them.
Here’s a brief round up of some of the comic-related events you can attend over the course of the next few days. Be sure and let us know what you think in the comments section or on social media @comicsbeat if you end up attending one of them!
Thursday, February 25th
Ruth E. Carter Hollywood Star Ceremony
On Thursday, February 25th at 11:30 AM Pacific Time, you can live stream the ceremony celebrating Ruth E. Carter being honored with a Hollywood Star on the Walk of Fame for her accomplishments in costume design!
Motion Picture Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame via a virtual star ceremony on February 25, at 11:30 am on https://t.co/WJ4HCLZ9Zn #walkoffame #Coming2America@ZamundaRoyals@primevideo pic.twitter.com/ExtgJe3ub7
— Walk of Fame (@WalkofFameStar) February 16, 2021
Carter’s career spans three decades and more than forty movies, and in 2019, she received an Academy Award for her work on Black Panther. You can read more about Carter’s storied career (and watch the ceremony) on the Walk of Fame website.
Drawing the Line: Girls in Graphic Novels
You may have already heard about this event at the Charles M. Schulz museum if you’ve been keeping up with The Beat! An all-star lineup of cartoonists are taking part in a Zoom panel on creating graphic novels that speak to and empower the girls who read them.
On Thursday, February 25, join Graphix creators @robochai, @MollyOstertag, @mariascrivan, @shannondrewthis, & Michelle Mee Nutter for a fun event with the Charles M. Schulz Museum! Drawing the Line starts at 4 pm PST. For more info please visit https://t.co/xb62W5mZaH pic.twitter.com/ULqhVIC2yy
— Graphix Books ❄️ (@GraphixBooks) February 23, 2021
The event will include Gale Galligan, Michelle Mee Nutter, Molly Knox Ostertag, Maria Scrivan, and Shannon Wright – but while the event is free, you have to register by midnight tonight, February 24th!
Deadpool’s Nerdy Thirty
On Thursday, February 25th at 7:00 PM Eastern Time, Marvel Comics is holding an event celebrating Deadpool’s “Nerdy Thirty.” In order to attend, you’ll either need to be a current Marvel Unlimited Annual Plus member, or if you’d like to attend without a subscription, you can shell out $20 for a non-refundable ticket – and either way, you want to register in advance to reserve your spot.
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) February 14, 2021
However, the event does promise to be quite the spectacle, given that some of Wade Wilson’s most notorious creators will be in attendance: Gerry Duggan, Mike Hawthorne, Joe Kelly, Rob Liefeld, Ed McGuinness, Fabian Nicieza, Brian Posehn, Gail Simone, and Daniel Way.
Friday, February 26th
Katie the Catsitter conversation
On Friday, February 26th at 11:00 AM Eastern Time, you can take part in a private chat with Colleen AF Venable and Stephane Yue, the creators behind Katie the Catsitter!
Katie the Catsitter Book Chat
Friday, Feb. 26, 11 am – 12 pm
Event sign-up (free): https://t.co/1bNeU0jgDI@NYCACC is thrilled to join with Random House Books for Young Readers to present a very special event for animal lovers of all ages! pic.twitter.com/15IA6Cch73
— Service in Schools (@servicenschools) February 24, 2021
This event is being organized by Animal Care Centers of NYC and RH Graphic, and it does require registration, which can be done here!
Comics and Graphic Novels on the Refugee Crisis
On Friday, February 26th, at 12:00 PM PST, you can attend an online event hosted by the Simon Fraser University on comics and graphic novels about the refugee crisis via Zoom.
— SFUContinuingStudies (@CS_SFU) February 19, 2021
You do need to register in advance if you’d like to attend this event.
Girl Haven panel
On Friday, February 26th at 6:00 PM CST Lilah Sturges and Meaghan Carter will be discussing Girl Haven – and yes, there will be bunny portraits!
— Carter!🌟🌟 (@mega_carter) February 23, 2021
Friday, February 26th through Sunday, February 28th
Squirrel Girl Goes to College Performance
This one’s technically multiple events! On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, you can attend an online performance of Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play by Karen Zacarías.
— Upstart Arts (@upstartarts) February 11, 2021
You might have caught a glimpse of this play on Marvel’s 616, but now you see the volunteers at the Upstart Arts non-profit theater collective perform it live. While you can donate up to $10 per ticket, no donation is necessary to attend if your pockets are filled with nothing but peanuts.
Will you be attending one of these online events? Let The Beat know!