Thursday, October 15, 2009

schedule for the week end.

Hey there people,
here is a basic schedule of the Comics on K week end

Saturday opens at 1pm
stall holders will be:
Dylan Horrocks
THe Sheehanbros
Frank and Becky
Marc Streeter
Stefan Neville
Brent Willis
Mat Tait

We will get the bbq going outside of the venue from 2pm or so
couch and sitting will be set outside so you can sit and read if you'd like.

We will show artwork from some of the stall holders in an exhibition all day Saturday and Sunday

Chris Slane will hold a talk about the marvels of historical research for comic making (about 5.30).
Then Dylan Horrocks will close the event with an hour long talk called "6 things i have learned from comics"

The High Seas is providing a giant projector cinema effect for these talks and we will have a limited amount of seats, so if you are interested in hearing these talks, bring your favorite beach chair or cushion or be ready to sit on concrete floor.

Sunday will start at 1pm
again we may have the bbq going or a bake sale
stall holders will be
The Sheehanbros
Frank and Becky
Stefan Neville
Mat Tait
Brent Willis
Marc Streeter
and ......
Richard Fairgray!

we will auction off the artwork from 6pm onwards, and so far selling work are:
Darren Sheehan
Frank and Becky
Mat Tait
Brent Willis
Marc Streeter
and possibly some more

so if you are interested to nosy on at an auction or if you wish to purchase some sweet artwork, make sure you stick around until then.

ps there is a movie on at the Plaything gallery rooftop movie theatre at 8pm so this could be a good start of your evening.
There might even be drink if you're lucky!

looking forward to see you there.
the K.

Richard Fairgray

Yes, Richard Fairgray, author of falling leaves and the latest Blastosaurus is to be present at comics on K for one day only, Sunday 18th.
You can meet up with the author from 1pm onwards and peruse through some of his works before Armageddon expo.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

the Sheehanbros

Kelly and Darren will be releasing the complete volume of "the Inhabitants"at Comics on K.Previously available in three part, "the Inhabitants" will be available for all to peruse and purchase along with other comics from the Bros.

Chris Slane

Chris Slane will be our first guest speaker on Saturday and will be , as well as showcasing some of his latest work, talking about historical research for comic making purposes.
This would be a great occasion to discover or learn a little more about Chris' process and also get a better insight on how to apprehend historical or educational work.

Chris Talk will be starting about 5.30 on Saturday 17th.

Dylan Horrocks

Yes, Dylan Horrocks will be at Comics on K, not only for a talk but he will be selling mini comics as well.Pretty rare these days.
You can catch Dylan on Saturday 17th from 1 pm until 7
He will be closing the event for the day by an hour long speech called:"the 6 things I have learned from comics"
This talk will be about gaining confidence in your drawing, the untruthfulness of stories, wrestling with the business side of comics, and copyright issues ("intellectual property is theft" etc).
This sounds all very promising and please feel free to bring cushions or your favorite fold able beach chair along as the High Seas will have limited sitting ( or if you are that hardcore and don't mind sitting on the concrete floor, don't be shy to do so.)

Monday, October 12, 2009

Frank and Becky

authors of Tiny Kitten Teeth, a web-comic updated daily. Frank and Becky have recently returned from San Diego Comic-con and Mocca (a New York based alternative comics convention) where they were promoting their work.

Brent Willis

Brett Willis, an extremely prolific Wellingtonian, Brett has numerous comix projects under his belt and is currently the editor of Bristle, the Wellington Comix anthology.

Brent will be releasing the third issue of "Bristle" at Comics on K.

Aucklanders could feel pretty lucky as this third issue would only be release the night before in the capital city.

Hot news indeed.

Bristle#3 stunning cover by Ned Wenlock.