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Wayside Comics and Cocktail's February Creator Spotlight

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The fine folks at Wayside Comics and Cocktail Bar invited a bunch of amazing comic creators to hangout, sign, sketch and who knows what else! I'll be there in February 10th from 11 am to 4 pm with Keith Grachow, Fred Kennedy and Nick Marinkovich!  But wait! There's something happening at 4:15 on top 5:1 5 pm! If you ever wondered how to make your comic or arts in the middle of creating one and have questions--you want to Signup for a comic creating workshop with me and Keith!  Signup at Wayside Comics and Cocktails! 

Kids Creating Comic Books @ Richmond Public Libary - Richmond Green Branch

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  Kids Creating Comic Books Our goal is to teach you everything you need to know to turn your idea into your own comic book! You'll learn how to write a comic book script to comic lettering, how to do page layouts to cover design, and more as you make your own comic from comic book professionals who’ve worked for and published their comics with, Marvel Comics, Image Comics and others! Ages:  10 to 16 Location:  Richmond Hill Public Library - Richmond Green Branch, 1 William F. Bell Pkwy, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 2T9 Course Lessons:  3 Total Duration:  10 hours Lesson Dates and Times: Lesson One:  In-person, February 17 (Saturday), 1 pm to 5 pm Lesson Two:  In-person, February 24 (Saturday), 1 pm to 5 pm *Lesson Three:  Virtual, February 25 (Sunday), 1 pm to 3 pm *Meet-and-Greet :Return of participant's physical comics date and time TBA Course Goals:  Participants will make their own 5-paged comic story and cover that will be **scanned, digitally lettered (see example below) and pu

Creating Comic Books Workshop for Kids @ Markham Public Library, Angus Glen

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Join me at Markham Public Library, Angus Glen to learn how to make a comic from idea to 1 page draft comic story.  Jumpstart your comic writing during this two-hour workshop, where participants will go from idea to a first draft of a one-page comic story. Joining us will be local expert, Howard Wong, Creative Development and Narrative Specialist, who has worked for many leaders in the creative industry including Bandai Namco Asia Company Limited, Bungie Inc., Hong Kong Disneyland, Marvel Comics, National Geographic Asia, and Threezero (Hong  Kong) Ltd. This program is for children age 9-15. SIGN UP HERE!   Suitable for: Children Type: Creative Expression Language: English  

Creating Comic Books: Idea to Page @ Richmond Hill Public Library - Central

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Join me, Keith Grachow and Jason Lapidus at Creating Comic Books: Idea to Page at Richmond Hill Public Library - Central for this two session comic book creating workshop for teens to adults! Wednesday, Jan. 24 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wednesday, Feb. 7 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Ages: Adults (teens welcome) SIGN UP HERE! "Ever thought about creating your own comic book? Jumpstart your comic writing during this workshop series, where participants will go from idea to a first draft of a one-page comic story. No art experience required. Led by artists and published comic creators Howard Wong, Keith Grachow, and Jason Lapidus. No previous experience needed. This program will take place in Room A.

Indie Author Day 2023 @Richmond Hill Public Library

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  For more info: Indie Author Day

Creating Comic Books Workshop @ Richmond Hill Public Library

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Join me and Keith Grachow in this fun dive into how to make your own comic where we go over all of the fundamental essentials to make your own comic!

Fan Expo Canada 2023 - Howard Wong - Josh Stafford - Damned, Cursed Children

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I’ll be at Fan Expo Canada 2023 as a guest from August 24th to 27th! I will be there with Josh Stafford, my co-author on the critically acclaimed Damned, Cursed Children horror comic book series.   “…this masterpiece of horror delivers!” - Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn)  “Relentless, terrifying and bonkers in the best way possible. Highly recommended!” - Steve Niles (30 Days of Night)  “Something special…the perfect combination of viciousness, horror, absurdity, and hilarity.” - Rue Morgue Magazine  I will be doing a fire side chat on the future for creatives that you don’t want to miss! We will address the current issues and how we can move to a more positive direction.  Schedule a meeting with me to talk about creative development, incubation consulting to co-development opportunities while I’m in Toronto by scanning the QR code!