Roy Chang will be set up in the vendors' room (university library) on June 8 and 9. Then on June 9 from 10:15am-11:30am - Sam Campos will join him in a panel discussing using comics to address literacy and crossing popular cultures as Hawaii Creators.
Christopher Caravalho of Mana Comics will be speaking about Comics from Hawai'i at the Children's Literature Hawai'i event on the University of Hawai'i at Hilo. The conference is free and walk-ins are welcome, but only registered participants will receive a Certificate of Participation.
Harley's Dream Auction is raising money to end cruel puppy mills. Bidding goes until June 2, 10PM MDT (6PM Hawaii time). Roy Chang has donated sets of BOTH Aloha Pepe #1 and #2. Winner(s) will get autographs, pawtographs, and some bonus secret custom sketches.
Check out all the items for bid.
Bid on Aloha Pepe!
Find out more about Harley and his rescue from a cruel puppy mill.
Mark Gould brings us The Ibalon Epic: a Retelling of Baltog, and
DJ Keawekane along with Kel McDonald present Pele and Poliahu: A Tale of Fire and Ice in this 250+ page anthology. Cautionary Fables and Fairy Tales: Oceania Edition is comprised of comics inspired by Oceanian folktales, drawn by indie comic artists.
Jon J Murakami has been nominated for two awards this year! Best Hawaii Artist Vendor of 2017 and Best Hawaii Artist. Voting is tracked by IP address, so you can only vote once per IP. Voting ends on May 31 and the winners will be announced at the Hawaii Anime Awards dinner held on June 23 at the University of Hawaii Ballrooms.
The Hawaiian Comic Book Alliance will be out in force for FCBD. Check out the free comics, discounts and specials at Other Realms, Dragon's Lair and Hi De Ho Comics. We'll be there doing sketches, commissions, and selling our books.
On Monday, May 6, DJ Keawekane, Free Isabelo, Manoa Comics Group (Kipaku Kai) and Jon J. Murakami will be at the Hawaii Comic & Toy Expo.
If you're in Cali, go see Allen Carter at The Comic Bug in Culver City where he'll be doing free sketches!
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