Drawing Power: Comics, Zines, and Books in Pittsburgh and Beyond

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art work by Jim Rugg

Drawing Power: Comics, Zines, and Books in Pittsburgh and Beyond   is a one-day event celebrating and exploring the small press and self-publishing comics and zine community of Pittsburgh and its connection to the larger world.

Saturday, April 20th 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Carnegie Museum of Art Theater (lower level), 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Moderators will be Bill Boichel from Copacetic Comics and Caitlin McGurk from the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum at OSU.

10-10:30 Meet & Greet, tabling
10:30-11:15 Pittsburgh Creators Panel
11:30-12:15 Boulet presentation
12:15-1pm Big Feminist But presentation
1:15-2pm John Porcellino presentation
2:15-3pm 2nd Panel
3:15-4pm Dash Shaw presentation

Pittsburgh Panel (First), Boichel moderator
Andy Scott
Nate McDonough
Lizzee Solomon
Paulette Poullet


image Andy Scott

2nd Panel, McGurk moderator
Ramsey Beyer
John Porcellino
Bill Boichel
Rachel Masilamani


image John Porcellino

Last Panel, McGurk moderator
Jim Rugg
Ed Piskor
Frank Santoro
Dash Shaw


image Dash Shaw

There will be tables packed with locally-produced zines and books for both perusal and sale, as well as new releases from our out-of-town artist guests and a selection from around the world.

You can keep up with DP participants at: http://drawingpower.tumblr.com/

Sprout Fund  Green on White   Drawing Power is sponsored by the Sprout Fund.

– Jude


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2 responses to “Drawing Power: Comics, Zines, and Books in Pittsburgh and Beyond

  1. Reblogged this on Ideas and Inkstains and commented:
    This looks like a fabulous opportunity to meet people in a certain sector of the writing and publishing world. And for me, it’s local! Thanks to the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh for this information.

  2. Steel-Man, the Only Real Man of Steel and Pittsburgh’s Official SuperHero might have to attend. http://www.Steel-Man.com

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