For ages 8-18, adults welcome accompanied by a child. Make your own comics and meet local comic celebrities! Featuring Mark Sumerak, best known for Marvel Comics’ POWER PACK and the Eisner & Harvey Award nominated FRANKLIN RICHARDS: SON OF A GENIUS; and Brad Ricca, author of Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster – the Creators of Superman. Workshops on creating a comic from start to finish, Superheroes and villains, drawing faces and expressions, character design, inking, and collaborative comics. Costumes encouraged! Meet other young comics enthusiasts. Check out the artists alley, comics sale. Buy lunch on site or bring your own.
This Looks Like a Job for Superman!
Using Comics to Help Kids Learn
A Special Workshop for Teachers, Parents, and Youth Advocates
at Lake Erie Ink’s Third Annual Kids’ Comic Con on Saturday, March 7th at 2 pm. Free.
Find out how reading and writing comics supports Common Core reading and writing standards.
A panel with Lee Smith, former teacher and creator of Ohio Chronicles a kids’ comic series about Ohio history, Cynthia Larsen, Director of Programs at Lake Erie Ink, and others TBA.