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10th Annual Stumptown Comics Fest
April 27 and 28, 2013 • Oregon Convention Center
Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-6


Stumptown Comics Fest 2013 Schedule (Mouseover events for more info. Also available in PDF: Schedule, Panel Descriptions)

SATURDAY B111 B113 B114 B116 B117
11-11:45am Meditation For Nerds Kids' Comic Workshop Trek in the Park: The 5-Year Mission Creating Historical Comics A Conversation with Dylan Meconis
12-12:45pm Homer Davenport's Steam-Punk Caricatures The Righteous Creative: Getting Started, Maintaining Momentum, and Doing the Work You Love Meathaus Reunion: Becky Cloonan, Brandon Graham, Farel Dalrymple and Dash Shaw Picturing Myth Wonder Woman in Bondage
1-1:45pm Effective Storytelling Mechanics Composing Comics Monkeybrain & New Media Kids' Storytelling Workshop: Jon McNaught Angels and Demons: The Mythology of Clay Wilson
2-2:45pm Keep it Loose, Keep it Moving: Simple Stretches to Prevent Common Complaints Character Writing for Long Format Comics and Graphic Novels The New Wave of Comics Creators Style and Communication Two-Faced Artist Lives Double Life in Single Body!
3-3:45pm Makings Comics for Love & Money Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School James Kochalka, American Elf Storytelling to Music Judge Dredd: Mega-City One And Beyond / Judge Minty exclusive screening
4-4:45pm Creating Tension in a Story Willingham Speaks  
5-5:45pm CBLDF: The Story of Comics Censorship Perspective Police! Dylan Williams Tribute Panel Creating Nonfiction Comics Freelancer Panel

SUNDAY B111 B113 B114 B116 B117
12-12:45pm How to be a Negotiation Ninja! Working Digitally with Manga Studio! Drawing for Youth: Comics for Kids Comic Book Relay Race: A Super Speedy Self-Publishing Workshop! IPRC Comic Certificate Program
1-1:45pm Kids' Comics Workshop Mangaka: The Comic Storytelling Game Submissions Do's and Don'ts How to Make Beer Money with Your Comic or Zine
2-2:45pm Dash Shaw's New School Editing Comics Comics Blogging Handmade & High-End Kickstarter + Indie Comics
3-3:45pm Looking Past the Target Audience: Gender, Race, and Geek Identity Politics Adaptations with Heart Teaching Comics The Potential of New Technologies Boulet Spotlight
4-4:45pm DIY Publishing Coloring and Color Theory for Comics Queer Culture in Comics Introduction to Inking Techniques Copyrights and Wrongs
5-5:45pm Trekker: Explosive Pulp SciFi Writing for Comics Going Back to Fresburger: A Blue Monday Reminiscence Hand Lettering for Cartoonists Spain Tribute Panel

Podcast Alley
Once again, the Stumptown Comic Fest Podcast Central booth will bring you two full days of live shows from some of Portland finest podcasts!

Stop by the booth to join the audience, see your favorite podcasters in real life, enjoy live interviews with special Fest guests, and see how the magic is made.

When you're not at the Fest, you can still listen live online! Thanks to our friends at RadioStumptown, who are donating their services again this year, the entire two-day event will be streaming live at RadioStumptown.net.

Stumptown Trade Review
Geek In The City
Ham Fisted Radio
Chronicles of the Nerds
Radio Stumptown

Dangerous Kids

Comics Art Gallery Tours
Get a FREE* guided tour of a few of Portland's galleries, featuring art by comic book and graphic novel artists. Tours start from and return to the Fest, and are only two hours long. Whether you're visiting from out of town and want to see more of Portland, or a local that doesn't make it out to galleries often, these tours are a perfect compliment to the Stumptown Comics Fest. Sponsored by Sequential Art Gallery.

Jupiter Hotel
One Grand Gallery
Floating World Comics
Fotoeffect Gallery
Pony Club Gallery
Sequential Art Gallery

Tour 1: 11:00am-1:00pm
Tour 2: 12:00pm-2:00pm
Tour 3: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Tour 4: 3:00pm-5:00pm

Tour 1: 12:30pm-2:30pm
Tour 2: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Tour 3: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Tour 4: 3:30pm-5:30pm

*FREE with a Stumptown Comics Fest badge
Seating is Limited — First Come, First Seated. Minors MUST be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian
Sign Up at the Info Booth — Just ask one of our friendly volunteers OR sign up in advance: Email sequentialart@gmail.com, Subject: Art Tours
Our Proud Sponsors:
Stumptown Comics, Inc.
Board of Directors

Shawna Gore
Nicolle Farup

Pollyanne Birge

Aaron Duran

Anina Bennett
Paula Small

Shannon Stewart

Charles Brownstein