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    November 8th, 2008LISWire aggregatorLISWire

    Wed., November 12, 2008

    6 p.m., Centre Gallery (Bldg. 1, 3rd Floor)

    The discussion will feature Eisner’s editor on The Plot, Bob Weil, vice president and executive editor at W.W. Norton & Company, agents Denis Kitchen and Judy Hansen, and author and comics artist Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics). The panel will be moderated by Charles Kochman, executive editor of Abrams ComicArts, and editor of The Will Eisner Companion.

    Saturday and Sunday Sessions With Creators and Authors will feature the talents of the following: Art Spiegelman, Scott McCloud, David Hajdu, Françoise Mouly, David Heatley, Ariel Shrag, Jessica Abel, Matt Madden, Chip Kidd, Brad Meltzer, Mim Harrison, Ranen Omer-Sherman, Dan Herman, Frank Beddor, Régis Loisel, Mohamed Aouamri, Youme Landowne, Alex Baladi, Stephanie McMillan, Ralph Penel Pierre, Bill Rosemann,Christos Gage, Mike Perkins,Brian Reed,Ives Swolfs, Teddy Keser Mombrun, Mike Perkins, Ivan Galindo, Travis Nichols

    Street Fair exhibitors:

    Automatic Pictures

    Banana Tail

    Dark Horse Comics

    Diamond Book Distributors

    Don't Eat Any Bugs

    Emotes by Evergrow

    Hermes Press

    Marvel Comics


    Radical Publishing

    Sky Dog Press TATE'S Comics + Toys + Videos + More

    TOON Books tokyopop

    UDONThe School of Comics

    All About Graphic Novels, Comic Books and Manga

    Friday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Room 7128 (Bldg. 7, First Floor)

    Graphic Novels: Introducing an Exciting Format that Draws New Readers!

    Facilitated by Librarian David Serchay

    Welcome to Manga! What is this stuff from Japan?

    Facilitated by Librarian Arlene Allen

    A Deeper Look At Manga: The world of the Otaku

    Facilitated by Librarian Robin Brenner

    Comics and Writing: Shake Girl, The Stanford University Graphic Novel Project

    Facilitated by Professor Adam Johnson

    For more information, visit and click on Comix Galaxy.