Our panels this year will be during the "pro hours" portion of the convention -- moderated by Andy Schmidt, Comics Experience founder, and former editor and writer at Marvel and IDW!
Pitching for ProfessionalsPlus, while you're at the convention, stop by the booths of these Comics Experience instructors, alums, and Creators Workshop members who will be exhibiting!
Thursday, October 11
2:30PM - 3:30PM
Speakers: Andy Schmidt, Bob Schreck, Nick Lowe, Paul Allor
When you finally have an editor willing to hear your ideas, will you be ready? From tips on how to succeed in a "bake-off" competition to how to present ideas cold, this panel will help you and your project get the green light it deserves! Listen in as former Marvel and IDW editor Andy Schmidt, Marvel Editor Nick Lowe, writer Paul Allor (TMNT Micro-Series, Clockwork), and Bob Schreck, Editor-in-Chief of Legendary Comics and former DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and IDW Publishing editor, discuss the ins-and-outs of pitching!
Thursday, October 11
Time: 7:45PM - 8:45PM
Speakers: Andy Schmidt, Chris Sotomayor, Paul Allor, Robert Atkins
Comics are a collaborative medium. Do you know how to bring out the best from your collaborators? Join former Marvel and IDW editor/writer Andy Schmidt, penciler Robert Atkins, colorist and former editor Chris Sotomayor, and writer Paul Allor (TMNT Micro-Series, Clockwork) as they discuss collaborative best practices, tips for writers and artists, and strategies for handling editor feedback. Become the kind of creator everyone wants to work with!
Paul Allor (signing at ComixTribe Booth 2380, Friday 12:30pm – 2:00pm)See the full details on the NYCC website, right here, and we hope to see you there!
Robert Atkins (Booth DD8)
Sean Chen (Booth C9)
Nick Dedual (Odd Truth Inc. - Booth 768)
Rich Douek (signing at ComixTribe Booth 2380, Friday 2:30pm – 4:00pm)
Shaun Noel (Standalone Productions - Booth 2147)
Brandon Seifert (Booth R5B)
Chris Sotomayor (Booth I9)
If you want to make comics, write, draw, letter, and color comics, or improve as a comics creator, you'll find like-minded friends and colleagues in our online workshops and courses. We hope to see you there!