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24 Hour Comic Book Day
Posted By event-manager On September 26, 2011 @ 12:17 pm In Events | No Comments
GET CREATIVE AT Iguana Comics in Grants Pass 329 NE 6th Street Grants Pass, OR 541-474-9730
Local venue to celebrate international 24-Hour Comics Day
Get out your coffee: Local artists who want to test their creativity and push their artistic limits are invited to Iguana Comics in Grants Pass for this year’s 24-Hour Comics Day. The day of extreme cartooning allows 24 straight hours for amateur and professional cartoonists of any age to challenge themselves to write, draw and letter an entire 24-page comic in 24 hours. This year’s 24-Hour Comics Day starts at 9am on Oct. 1.
Creating comic art can be lonely work; 24-Hour Comics Day provides an opportunity to stretch creative muscles and get invigorated by working alongside a group of fellow artists.
“We can’t wait for 24-Hour Comics Day,” said Jeff Egli “The creative energy and comics camaraderie can
This year’s 24-Hour Comics Day will be held from the hours of 9am, on October at Iguana Comics in Grants Pass.
The event is all about sharing the love of comic-book creation, and it draws in young and old, experienced and novice. Don’t let a lack of experience or materials keep you away– previous participants have been as young as 7, and have used supplies ranging from a box of Crayolas to top-of-the-line drawing pencils. “Celebrity” 24-hour comic book creators include Neil Gaiman (“Sandman,”)Erik Larsen (“Savage Dragon,”) Steve Bissette (“Swamp Thing,”) and 24-Hour comics inventor, Scott McCloud (“UnderstandingComics.”)
Iguana Comics will have local creators including Jeff Egli (“DutchBros. Freedom Fighters,”)owner Iguana Comics), Chris Tullis (Southern Oregon Art Academy) and Kenny Farmer (F-Bomb Graphics)
In 2010, more than 2,000 professional and amateur cartoonists around the world took the 24-Hour Comics Day Challenge.
Artists who complete the challenge may submit copies of their comics to be included the official 24-Hour Comics Collection hosted by The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum & Library.
For more information about the event, visit Iguana Comics on Facebook, Call the shop at 541-474-9730 or www.24hourcomicsday.com.
329 NE 6th Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
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