The First Asian American ComiCon (AACC)

Heads up for you New York comics fans: the Museum of Chinese in America, Secret Identities Universe Media, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, Asian CineVision, and Diamond Comics Distributors have teamed up for Asian American ComiCon, “a day-long event that explores the unique contemporary role and historical legacy of Asians and Asian Americans in the world of comics and graphic fiction.”

The event promises an Artists Alley, signing sessions, meet & greets, panels, workshops, interviews, and a special keynote and award presentation honoring comics superstar and G.I. Joe mythology creator Larry Hama.

From the website:

Featured Guests:
• Fred Chao (writer/artist, JOHNNY HIRO)
• Bernard Chang (artist, WONDER WOMAN)
• Cliff Chiang (artist, GREEN ARROW)
• Sean Chen (artist, IRON MAN)
• Larry Hama (writer, GI JOE)
• Derek Kirk Kim (creator, SAME DIFFERENCE)
• Greg Pak (writer, INCREDIBLE HULK)
• Khoi Pham (artist, MIGHTY AVENGERS)
• Christine Norrie (artist, BREAKING UP)
• Christine Strain (colorist, Marvel Comics)
• Tak Toyoshima (writer/artist, SECRET ASIAN MAN)

Featured Workshop Tracks:
Reading Comics
Making Comics
Spotlight Sessions

• VIP Pass: $75
• Adult: $25
• MOCA or AAWW Member: $15
• Student (age 11 to 18) and Senior (65 and over): $15
• Child (age 10 and under): Free with Adult

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