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Stumptown Comics Fest 2007
Stumptown Comics Fest 2007
 

Schedule of Events

September 24, 2007
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Friday Pre-Show Parties & Events

8:00pm
Guapo Comics
6416 SE Foster
503-772-3638
Official Stumptown Pre-Party
Jesse Reklaw presents the Maisie Kukoc Award for Comics Inspiration, and several great cartoonists give readings at Guapo. Comics, beer, and donuts available.
Free.
 
8:00pm
Bar Carlo
6433 SE Foster
503-771-1664
Drink & Draw Benefit for the CBLDF
Bar Carlo puts on a benefit for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund just across the street from the location of the official pre-party.
 


Saturday Panel Schedule

11:00am
Panels Room
Cartoonists With Attitude
Featuring Ted Rall, Shannon Wheeler, Matt Bors, Stephanie McMillan, Ben Smith, and Barry Deutsch

A lively conversation with a collective of social commentary and politically-oriented artists, whose work has appeared in the "Attitude" series of comics anthologies.
 
12:00pm
Panels Room
Spotlight on Matt Wagner
Featuring Matt Wagner and Diana Schutz

Join Matt Wagner in a conversation with longtime Dark Horse Editor Diana Schutz as they look back at 25 years of his celebrated comic "Grendel".
 
1:00pm
Panels Room
Spotlight on Carol Lay
Featuring Carol Lay and Dylan Meconis

Carol Lay is known for her sardonic humor and expressive cartooning, creating everything from the notorious "Story Minute" to editorial illustrations for the New York Times.
 
2:00pm
Panels Room
Spotlight on Shaenon Garrity
Featuring Shaenon Garrity and Chris Baldwin

Shaenon Garrity is one of webcomics' most prolific talents. Christopher Baldwin ("Little Dee") talks with Shaenon about her beloved strip "Narbonic" and her innumerable other projects.
 
3:00pm
Panels Room
Too Much Coffee Man Opera Showcase
Featuring Shannon Wheeler and Cast

2006 saw the debut of the TMCM Opera, as Shannon Wheeler's neurotic, caffeinated hero made the leap from page to stage. Join Shannon and cast members as they perform excerpts from this hit!
 
4:00pm
Panels Room
Spotlight on Mike and Laura Allred
Featuring Mike Allred, Laura Allred, and Douglas Wolk

Mike and Laura Allred are one of the most formidable couples in comics. Moderator Douglas Wolk speaks with them about "Madman", "The Atomics" and "The Golden Plates", Mike's adaptation of the Book of Mormon.
 


Saturday Workshop Schedule

11:15am - 1:45pm
Workshop Room
Minicomics Workshop

Portland educator Jake Richmond leads an open workshop on how to affordably create, design, and publish your own minicomics! Older kid and teen friendly.
 
2:15pm - 4:30pm
Workshop Room
Dr.Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Dr.Sketchy's has been bringing unconventional, burlesque life models to clubs across America, and now they're at Stumptown! Bring your drawing materials and get ready to experience lifedrawing a whole new way!
 


Saturday After-Hours

8:00pm
Cosmic Monkey
5335 NE Sandy Blvd
503-517-9050
Official Stumptown After-Party
Featuring the infamous Comic Art Battle, as well as our first ever Stumptown Trophy Awards presentation!
Free.
 
9:15pm
Tonic Lounge
3100 NE Sandy Blvd
503-238-0543
Top Shelf/Fantagraphics After-Party
Top Shelf and Fantagraphics present an after-party at the Tonic Lounge, featuring Tractor Operator, Fox Hollow, and the Morals.
$6 cover
 


Sunday Panel Schedule

12:00pm
Panels Room
Spotlight on Ted Rall
Featuring Ted Rall and Seth Wolf
Join a conversation with Pulitzer Prize Finalist Ted Rall, one of the most controversial editorial cartoonists on the market, with work published in the New York Times, Time Magazine, and Fortune magazine.
 
1:00pm
Panels Room
Spotlight on Peter Bagge
Featuring Peter Bagge and Shannon Wheeler

The author of the seminal 90's title "Hate", following the semi-autobiographical adventures of cynical teenager Buddy Bradley, talks about his wide-ranging work in comics and illustration.
 
2:00pm
Panels Room
Sarah Oleksyk's Excellent Adventures
Featuring Sarah Oleksyk and Erika Moen

One of the rising stars of the Portland comics scene, Sarah has published a number of comics and sought-after prints. She and Erika Moen discuss life as a young artist, the Portland scene, and everything else!
 
3:00pm
Panels Room
Comics in Libraries
Featuring Kevin Moore, Sara Ryan, and Dawn Rutherford

Comics are a growing part of library collections and after school programs. This team of comics-loving librarians talk about why, and how to get the most out of your library's collection.
 


Sunday Workshop Schedule

The Pacific Northwest College of Art is one of a growing number of educational institutions offering courses dedicated to the art of comics and graphic narrative.

Coordinator and instructor Neal Skorpen presents a series of workshops and panels with guest lecturers, dedicated to helping you understand digital creation techniques, distribution, and interactive work!

11:15am-12:00pm
Workshop Room
Generating Ideas
Presented by Neal Skorpen

Creators of all stripes are constantly asked, "Where do you get your ideas?" In this workshop we will grapple with the question and find real strategies for cultivating inspiration.
 
12:15pm-1:00pm
Workshop Room
Idea to Finished Product
Presented by Neal Skorpen

Once you've stockpiled story seeds, what's the next step? This workshop looks at ways to objectively evaluate your story ideas, flesh them out into fully-formed narratives, and stay engaged in the project through completion.
 
2:15pm-3:00pm
Workshop Room
Photoshop for Illustration
Presented by Joseph Cross

An introduction to different approaches and methods for coloring/designing illustration and comics in Photoshop. Workshop will cover basic aspects of Photoshop such as working with layers, resolution, print preparation, etc, as well as some more advanced coloring and manipulation techniques.
 
3:15pm-4:00pm
Workshop Room
Printing for Self-Publishers
Presented by Halle Cisco

Insights and information on how to optimize your pages for print reproduction.
 
4:15pm-5:00pm
Workshop Room
Distribution
Presented by Seth Wolf

Now that you have your comic, find out how to get it in front of your audience...without breaking the bank.
 


 
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