This weekend Raina
and I will be attending the inaugural C2E2 Convention
in Chicago, IL!
We'll be set up in the Artist Alley, at Table K6.
Look for the brand-new giant SMILE banner! We'll have a plethora of goodies for sale, including hardcover editions of Rainas Smile & BSC graphic novels, Life Meter, Agnes Quill, Teen Boat and Astronaut Elementary mini-comics, t-shirts, original art, buttons, Wizard Rock cds; the works!Our schedules for the con are as follows:Friday 12:15 - 1:15:
I will be on the panel, The Magic of Reading from the Creators Perspective.
Room E352.Saturday 6:10:
Raina will be participating in the Iron Artist Tournament
, on the Variant Stage. Please cheer her on as she does battle with the likes of Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother, Sandman)!Sunday 11:00:
I'll be on a panel called Avatar: The Last Airbender - Beginning and Beyond
, that takes place in room E350. It will be hosted by
and feature a live comics reading (involving Zuko vs Sokka!), debut Puppetbenders craziness by
and a cosplay competition with lots of prizes! Also a sneak peak at the new Last Airbender Zuko Prequel manga (that I co-wrote)!
Check out the flyer: [link]Sunday 12:30:
Raina will be speaking on the panel Graphic Novel Events for Your School/Library.
Room E267.Sunday 2-2:30:
SMILE, LIVE ON STAGE!! Raina will be performing a scene from Smile, live on stage, with a few other actors reading different parts. On the Variant Stage.
In between all that, we will be at our table all weekend. Please come by and say hello! Tell us the best place to get pizza! Share anecdotes about Second City!
And if you live in the Chicago area or are still in town, wed love you to come out to our big event Tuesday evening at @ Challengers Comics + Conversation.
Check out the flyer for that: [link]Audiovisual Audacity with Raina Telgemeier and Dave Roman!
Challengers Comics + Conversation.
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL
Tuesday, April 20
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Here is the official description:KIDS OF ALL AGES: Do we have an event for you! Straight from New York, we've got authors RAINA TELGEMEIER (Smile, Babysitters Club) and DAVE ROMAN (Astronaut Elementary, Agnes Quill) giving an exciting sight-and-sound heavy presentation for young and old alike. HEAR Dave and Raina read from two of their all-ages graphic novels! SEE accompanying slideshows of both books! TASTE some cool snacks! SOME ACTION that signifies getting copies of SMILE and ASTRONAUT ELEMENTARY signed by the authors!
It's going to be a fun night, so bring the whole family! And after that...
it's on to Portland, Oregon, for the Stumptown Comics Fest!
Like Wandicorn would say, "Let's tear it up!"