San Diego Comic Con 2017


San Diego Comic Con rolls round this week, I’ll be there and attending some panels, here’s the list below 🙂


AUTHOR SIGNING: First Second Books
12:30pm – 1:30pm Booth # 2800

PANEL: Writing From Life: Making the Personal Relatable
3:00—4:00 Room 29AB
Poignant stories often come from a place of truth, but once you’ve lived through something, how do you turn it into a piece of art that you can share with the wider world? Moderator Jessica Tseang (comic book historian) aims to find out with panelists Sonny Liew (The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye), Eduardo Risso (Dark Night: A True Batman Story), Gemma Correll (The Worrier’s Guide to Life), Lewis Trondheim (Poppies of Iraq), Brigitte Findakly (Poppies of Iraq), and Tillie Walden (I Love This Part).

FRIDAY July 21

PANEL: Biographical and Autobiographical Comics
10:00a.m. – 11:00a.m., Room: 28DE”
A spirited conversation about the spaces between fiction and non-fiction with cartoonists who have worked in fictionalized memoir (Mimi Pond, The Customer is Always Wrong), fictionalized biography (Sonny Liew, The Art of Charlie Chan), biography (Box Brown, Andre The Giant), and memoir (Sarah Glidden, Rolling Blackouts).

AUTHOR SIGNING: Pantheon Booth
2:00-3:00pm, Booth # 1515-I


AUTHOR SIGNING: Pantheon Booth
12:00-3100pm, Booth # 1515-I

4:00pm to 5:00pm Room 29AB
Sonny Liew discusses his Eisner-nominated The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, his three-continent journey to find sources of creativity, the comics culture in Singapore, and his collaborations with Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Superman) and Paul Levitz (former DC publisher), who will moderate the conversation.

6:00pm-7:00pm Booth #1915
With Paul Levitz

SUNDAY July 23

12:15 – 1:45 p.m. Room 5AB
Celebrate creative freedom by seeing art made right before your eyes! The CBLDF Live Art Jam brings together a variety of comics artists, including acclaimed creator of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye Sonny Liew, award-winning March artist Nate Powell, New York Times bestselling artist Chris Burnham, zine and webcomics revolutionary Liz Suburbia, and other special guests who will make art on the spot and share their perspectives on censorship and the creative process. Watch live art being created, learn about censorship, and bid to win the pieces made during the panel! All proceeds benefit the important free speech work of CBLDF.

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