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October 2016

the Pittsburgh Comics Salon – October Edition

October 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lili Cafe, 3138 Dobson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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WHAT: the Pittsburgh Comics Salon - October Edition WHERE: Lili Cafe - 3138 Dobson St.. (Backroom) WHEN: Wednesday October 5th 6-8 PM - Catch up with comics makers new and old. - Show off what you’ve been working on. - Hone your skills in group comics making exercises.

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Comics Workbook at CXC

October 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - October 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Join instructors from Pittsburgh's Comics Workbook school and cartoonists, Alyssa Berg and Kurt Ankeny, for an immersive weekend of comics creation. We will examine art and the grid, bringing the strong artistic practices of Berg and Ankeny together with the discipline and rhythm of the grid, as laid out by Comics Workbook founder Frank Santoro. Four hours across two days will be filled with the exploration of a variety of techniques and methods which will inspire the beginner, and challenge…

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Comics Workbook at LICAF 2016

October 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 16, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is delighted to announce that top indie comic creator Frank Santoro will be at this year’s event, bringing hisComics Workbook project to Britain for the first time with fellow creators Aidan Koch and Connor Willumsen. The Comics Workbook events are just three of many workshops aimed at fostering aspiring comic creators work at this year’s Festival – and helping to hone the skills of those already working in the field. Pittsburgh-born Frank Santoro’s most heralded work, Storeyville, inspired the legendary Chris Ware…

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ToonSeum Spotlights: Jonas McLuggage

October 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
the ToonSeum, 945 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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WHAT:  ToonSeum Spotlights: Jonas McLuggage WHERE: the Toonseum - 945 Liberty Ave. (Downtown) WHEN: Thursday October 20th 6-8 PM - Drop in on lectures and presentations by local artists. - Participate in group cartooning exercises. - Network with other local comics makers and cartoonists

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Pittsburgh Comics Salon: Saturday Comics Studio – October Edition

October 22, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Biddle’s Escape, 401 Biddle Ave
Wilkinsburg, PA 15221 United States
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WHAT: Pittsburgh Comics Salon: Saturday Comics Studio  - October Edition WHERE: Biddle’s Escape - 401 Biddle Ave. (Upstairs) WHEN: Saturday October 22nd 3-6 PM - Meet some new comics makers from the area. - Get some work done on your comics. - Drop in on some group drawing exercises.

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November 2016

Genghis Con 2016

November 28, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Erie Building, 13000 Athens
Lakewood, OH 44107 United States
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Comics Workbook will be tabling at GENGHIS CON 2016 - join Frank Santoro, Sally Ingraham, Juan Fernandez, Jenn Lisa, Caleb Orecchio, and other CW students there! GENGHIS CON 2016 is on Sunday, November 27th from 2pm to 7pm at The Lake Erie Building (13000 Athens, Lakewood, Ohio 44107), admission is free and open to the public. The regionally focused convention is celebrating its eighth year in a row bringing together the prolific community of cartoonists, comics makers, illustrators, printmakers, authors and…

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December 2016

Pittsburgh Zine Fair’s Winter Market

December 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Workshop PGH DIY School, 5122 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224 United States
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Join Comics Workbook and the Pittsburgh Comics Salon at this cozy holiday market! The Pittsburgh Zine Fair (PZF) is excited to partner with WorkshopPGH (5122 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206) to host a small and cozy winter zine and print market on Friday, December 2, from 7 – 10 pm. This event is free and open to the public! Exhibitor list: Jenn Lisa, Ceci Ebitz, Small Press Pittsburgh, Jayla Patton, Higu Rose, Copacetic Comics, Madeleine Campbell, Maggie Lynn, Danny Devine,…

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February 2017

An Evening With Ronald Wimberly

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Copacetic Comics, 3138 Dobson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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Wednesday 22 February 6-8pm @ The Copacetic Comics Company Please join us from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Wednesday, February 22 to welcome Ronald Wimberly and celebrate his latest release, Black History in Its Own Words.  Wimberly will be coming through town straight from wrapping up his Graphic Novel Residency Exhibition at the Columbus Museum of Art.

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March 2017

Release Party for iTunes Terms & Conditions with R. Sikoryak

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
the ToonSeum, 945 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Friday 17 March @ The ToonSeum Come out to The ToonSeum and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a whole new way, as New Yorker cartoonist R. Sikoryak reads from and signs copies of his astonishing new graphic novel, Terms and Conditions. Sikoryak will be at The ToonSeum on Friday, March 17 at 7 pm. The event, which is being co-sponsored by Pittsburgh’s Copacetic Comic Company, is free and open to the public. Signed copies of Sikoryak’s acclaimed Terms and Conditions…

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April 2017

PIX: The Pittsburgh Indy Comics Expo

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Join us at the Pittsburgh Indy Comics Expo on April 9th 2017! PIX is devoted solely to creator-owned, self-published, small press, and handmade comics, artists' books and other visual works. PIX will be moving to a NEW LOCATION in 2017: The August Wilson Center, which is located at 980 Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh – directly across the street from The ToonSeum! Admission is FREE and the event is open to the public. And, as this year PIX is taking…

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