Matt and I will be there on panels and autographing--we'll be talking Babymouse, Squish, My First Comix, and ... Sunny Side Up!
Here's where you can find us:
FRIDAY JULY 10
12:30pm – 1:30pm |
GRAPHIX: The Beginning, Present and Beyond
Location: Convention Center, Room: 24ABC
Words are only half the story. Graphic novelists Jeff Smith (Bone), Raina Telgemeier (Smile), Doug TenNapel (Nnewts), Jennifer and Matthew Holm (Sunny Side Up), Craig Thompson (Space Dumplins), and Jimmy Gownley (Dumbest Idea Ever) join Scholastic Graphix publisher VP David Saylor to discuss the evolution of children's graphic novels and upcoming projects.
3:00pm – 4:00pm | Spotlight on Matt Phelan
Location Convention Center, Room 9
Five-time Eisner nominee Matt Phelan (Bluffton) shares an in-depth look at his graphic novel process followed by a conversation about writing comics and historical fiction with moderator Jennifer L. Holm (Sunny Side Up).
SATURDAY JULY 11
2:30pm - 3:30pm | Jennifer & Matthew Holm Signing
Location: Autographing Area: AA04
Books sold by Mysterious Galaxy.
There will be limited copies of Sunny Side Up galleys!!!
SUNDAY, JULY 12
10:00am – 11:00am | The Girls Are All Right!
Location: Convention Center, Room 30CDE
Female comic creators for kids and young adults are burning up the bestseller lists and winning awards.They're on the forefront of creating heroines that appeal to a new generation of readers and hook them for a lifelong love of comics. Listen in on this dynamic group of award-winning creators as they discuss the challenges and thrills of creating diverse heroines for fans of all ages in this new era. Panelists: Jennifer Holm (Babymouse; Sunny Side Up), Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Sisters), Cece Bell (El Deafo) Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer), Jillian Tamaki (This One Summer), Cecil Castellucci (Odd duck). Moderated by Eva Volin (Good Comics for Kids at SLJ). With special guest appearance by Trina Robbins!!!!
1:45pm – 2:45pm | Spotlight on Raina Telgemeier
Location: Convention Center, Room 5AB
Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Sisters, Drama) and Jennifer L. Holm (Sunny Sie Up/ Babymouse) discuss Raina's work, and her role in ushering in a new era of realistic graphic novels aimed at tween girls. For the first time, Raina will reveal the title and present a sneak peak of her next book, slated for fall of 2016!
See you there!!