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Comics Workbook @ SPX 2016: the Cartoon Workshops

Here are just a “few” pictures from the cartoon workshops that Comics Workbook hosted at the Small Press Expo 2016! Check out the video of the full Cameron Weston Nicholson workshop HERE – more videos to come soon – stay tuned!               ————————————————————————————————— Photographs by Juan Fernandez, Audra Stang, […]

Cameron Weston Nicholson: “Comics are a symphonic mixture of picture & word”

This year at the Small Press Expo, in Bethesda, MD, Comics Workbook had the privilege of presenting a series of workshops on comics making. Charles Burns, Carol Tyler, and Jeffrey Brown, among others, took the time to share their thoughts on process – to the delight of the numerous aspiring and professional cartoonists in attendance. Cameron Weston Nicholson – […]

Comics Workbook at SPX 2016

We will be at table N8 this year – stop by and say “Hello” – check out new work by Frank and his students – buy some old comics from Frank’s vast collection!

We are excited to announce that Comics Workbook will be hosting a series of special workshops at SPX this year!

2° Encontro Lady’s Comics

Hi there – this is Anna Mancini, or Manzanna, from Brazil. I just returned from the 2° Encontro Lady’s Comics, a pioneer event in Brazil dedicated to comics made by women. From July 29 to 31, 2ELC took place in Belo Horizonte, home of FIQ – Brazil’s International Comics Festival. This second edition was organized by FIQ […]

HeroesCon 2016

This past weekend my pal Syd and I traveled to Charlotte, NC, to visit HeroesCon at the Charlotte Convention Center. Due to the impromptu nature of our trip, we arrived at around 3pm on Sunday, which gave us a few hours to explore this year’s convention. HeroesCon functions as a two-in-one experience – the central […]

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo 2016

CAKE just happened in downtown Chicago. It’s such a fun show, currently in a great venue – the Center on Halstead. There’s a Whole Foods on the ground floor and come CAKE time it’s full of hungry cartoonists picking up lunch. It means you can momentarily pretend you live in this alternative reality comics town […]

Fumetto 2016!

Comics Workbook special correspondent Raúl Burgos Paredes brings us this exciting report from his trip to Fumetto on Saturday, April 23rd ————————————————————————————————— I had the pleasure of attending the Fumetto festival in Luzerne last Saturday. Although I would have liked to attend more days and for longer periods of time, personal constraints did not make it possible […]

Staple! Austin 2016 Report

Sally Ingraham here! I went to Staple! this past weekend as part of the 7000 B.C. team – my local New Mexico comics group – and on partial assignment for Comics Workbook. It was my first large comics expo, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. “This show will ruin you for other ones,” I was told repeatedly. Staple! […]