A panel discussion on self-publishing

All events will be virtual. Times subject to change.

FRIDAY

Beyond Superheroes: Dynamic Characters in Comic Books. 
Friday, October 15 @ 4:00pm EST
How a more diverse cast of characters in terms of ethnicity, gender-preference and (dis)abilities and changing the industry and readership.
Panelists: Karen Green, Ray Felix, Melody Cooper, moderated by Prof. Carli Spina

How to Self Publish
Friday, October 15 @ 6:00pm EST
A step by step Q&A on self-publishing. From writing, to drawing to, production, printing and marketing. Everything you need to know.
Panelists: Shelly Bond, Mauricio Cordero, Randy Reynaldo, moderated by Prof. Kyunghee Pyun.

SATURDAY

Countering Asian Hate
Saturday, October 16 @ 12:00pm EST
Is there anything we can do as storytellers to either bring Racism against Asians to light or even lessen its occurrence. Panelists: Joshua Luna, Tak Toyoshima, Wendy Chin-Tanner, Enrica Jang

The International Comics Scene
Saturday, October 16 @ 2:00pm EST
Join a group of diverse creators and take a glimpse into what comics are like from around the world. Panelists: Zaid Aladham, Budjette Tan, Josipa Čok, Mark Siegel

The Authentic Voice: Showing “isms” in Comic Stories
Saturday, October 16 @ 4:00pm EST
What are the pros and cons, the pitfalls one has to watch out for when using slurs and derogatory language to show bigotry in our stories. Panelists: Joe Illidge, Evan Narcisse.

Drawing Contest
Saturday, October 16 @ 6:00pm
Join fellow creators compete in a themed drawing contest. Hosted by JohnJay Cabuay

Creator Virtual Networking
Saturday, October 16 @ 8:00pm EST
Mingle with creators, publishers and fans and make the connections you need to break into a career in comics!