Workshop: Visual Recipes: The Art of Instructional Comics

June 8, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Comics Around Town, Debuts, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

June 11th, 1:30–2:30 p.m.  Visual Recipes: The Art of Instructional Comics Do you have a special skill, piece of secret knowledge, family recipe, or weird trick that just has to be shared with the world? Learn how to simply and clearly teach it through the medium of comics. Jessi Zabarsky, who accomplished this very feat … Read More

Panel: Comics and Resistance

June 8, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

June 11th, 11:30–12:30 p.m. Comics and Resistance This year, as right-wing extremism has produced a reality-television presidency, Brexit, and the specter of a neo-Nazi-led France, the question emerges: Can activism manifest as art? In this panel discussion, cartoonists Leila Abdelrazaq,  Ben Passmore, Isabella Rotman, and Bianca Xunise will address how comics can galvanize populations to … Read More

Workshop: My So-Called Cartoon Life

June 1, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

June 10th, 12:00–1:00 p.m.  My So-Called Cartoon Life: Alter Egos with Celia Marquis Comics is a great medium for telling personal stories, be they funny, contemplative, or traumatic. In comics narratives, authors’ alter egos may resemble them physically and/or psychologically, but they may also possess traits that their makers don’t have or that are exaggerated … Read More