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May
27
11:00 AM11:00

2018 L.A. Zine Fest

The 2018 L.A. Zine Fest will take place on Sunday, May 27, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 pm. in the Conference Center at the Pasadena Convention Center. (It’s a smaller space than the huge exhibit halls you might be familiar with.

This year’s Fest will feature 200 zinesters, plus readings, talks, and workshops; zine libraries; the Wonderspace (free, hands-on activities); Playdate (independent arcade games); rad book bikes from F.L.O.W and AntenaMóvil, exhibitor art curated by Pengu Labs; a photo booth by The Kitty Cult; and MORE.

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Comic-Con Panel (Room 26AB)
Jul
23
4:30 PM16:30

Comic-Con Panel (Room 26AB)

Weird Love: Vintage Romance Comics Come Alive

Weird Comics Live! Make a date with the Golden Age's romance genre and learn how it reflected the strange morals of its time and its relationship to today's comics creators and audiences. Craig Yoe (editor of Weird Lovecomics) leads a juicy discussion with Ben Dickow (guest lecturer, Otis College of Art), Adriana Yugovich (L.A. Zine Fest), and Kristen Simon (former editor at Image Comics) looking at the role of women in these stories, while LA performance group Captured Aural Phantasy Theater dramatically reads from prime examples of this crazy genre.

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Comic-Con Panel (Room2)
Jul
21
12:30 PM12:30

Comic-Con Panel (Room2)

Comic-Con How-To: Helping Teens Use Their Powers to do Good

The panel will discuss work with at-risk, special needs and incarcerated teenagers that involves the use of sequential and other visual art. The session will include anecdotes, slides of artwork done by Michael Ulrich and his students and present a comic co-created by Michael Ulrich and a student. The panel will center on art as a means of reaching hard-to-reach kids.

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