I Want Your Job (Intro to Careers in Comics)

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How exactly does one make a career in comics and pop-culture industries? You will be introduced to the path and skill sets needed to define and set your goals. Strategies for success will include marketing yourself, and turning your ideas into viable realities. Focus will be on showing direct parallels, influences, and strategies for pursuing these goals. Panelists will include authors, literary managers, illustrators, and editors, all doing what they love for a living! Audience Q&A encouraged.
Date and time: 
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:00am
Room: 
303 A
Genre / Topic: 
Comics
Moderator: 
Hannibal Tabu (Author, Editor) 2012 Top Cow Talent Hunt winner, Aspen Universe Sourcebook, The Buy Pile at CBR
Participants: 
James Lopez (Producer) Girl Trip, The Wedding Ringer, Think Like a Man
Eric Esquivel (Author, Creator) - Yo-Kai Watch, Archie, Scholastic, DC, Boom
Lilliam Rivera (YA Author) The Education of Margo Sanchez
Javier Hernandez - (Illustrator, Author) El Muerto, founder of Latino Comics Expo
Sonia Gambaro (Literary Manager, Producer) Pollinate Entertainment, Emet Comics
Ray-Anthony Height (Illustrator, Creator) Marvel, Lion Forge, Midnight Tiger
Panel Type: 
Panel Discussion
Panel Length: 
50 Minutes