Happenings: Comics and Graphic Novels @ Word on the Street VANCOUVER

Sunday, September 26, 2010
Library Square and CBC Plaza

Marketplace: Comics artists and publishers appear at WORD UNDER THE STREET
C and C Drawing Factory
Cloudscape Comics
Colin Upton Comics
Fun Men Press
Jonathon Dalton
New Reliable Press (in the Village section)
Orca Book Publishers (in the Tent section)
Rosencrantz Comics
Sarah Leavitt
Steve Rolston
Tiny Vices
Vancouver Comicon (in the Village section)
Wai Khan Au

The Word Under The Street — Talks

12:00 :: How Humour Works in Comics and Graphic Novels
Join Dryshave and Wombat cartoonist Rod Filbrandt, Clip ëní Save cartoonist Robin Konstabaris, King City creator Brandon Graham and editorial caroonist Dan Murphy, for a chat moderated by Inkstuds Radio host, Robin McConnell, about how humour works in comics, graphic novels, and more. What makes something funny and where does the funny come from?

2:00 :: Cartooning Workshop with Robin Thompson
Pick up a pencil and learn how to create awesome characters and design your own comic strip. Class is limited to 20 participants so early queuing is recommended. Recommended for ages 11 to 16. Robin Thompson is an instructor, comic book artist, self-publisher, and freelance artist.