1. Comic Jam on Thursday Feb 26, 2009
2. Wondercon 2009 Feb 27-Mar 1
3. Cartoon Art Museum Opening/Fundraiser
1 – The Cartoonist Conspiracy San Francisco comic jam is this week, Thursday Feb 26, 2009 the Church St. Café at 6:30pm. I expect some new faces who are in town for the convention.
We will finish up some old projects and work on a one sheet mini comic to take to Wondercon 2009.
Info: The Cartoonist Conspiracy San Francisco (CCSF) meets twice a month at 6:30 pm on the second and last Thursday of the month at the CHURCH STREET CAFé in San Fransisco CA.
WHEN: Thursday Feb 12, 2009 6:30 pm to usually sometimes between 9 and 10 pm.
WHERE: Church St. Cafe 260 Church Street San Francisco, CA 94114
MATERIALS: Bring your favorite drawing tools, paper, etc.
2 – Wondercon 2009 is this weekend from Feb 27, 28 and Mar 1, 2009. More info at: http://comic-con.org/wc/ A great way to meet artist and inspired. Lat year there were 29000 people in attendance.
Guests include: Sergio Aragonés, Brian Azzarello, Ed Brubaker, Mark Evanier, Matt Fraction, Gary Friedrich, Dave Johnson, Jim Lee, Aaron Lopresti, Wendy Pini, Trina Robbins, Alex Robinson, James Robinson, Stan Sakai, Roy Thomas, Jill Thompson
NOTE: You can pre-purchase your admission on-line to save money.
You can find some of our members at the con:
Amy Martin Comics AA083
Brian Kolm/Atomic Bear Press AA047
George Webber AA084
(If I forgot you, send me a message and I will correct it.)
3- WonderCon Weekend Party at the Cartoon Art Museum.
Friday, February 27, 2009 from 8pm to 11pm
Tickets: Sliding scale from $10 to $35
“The Cartoon Art Museum’s Annual WonderCon Weekend Party will be held on Friday, February 27, 2008, from 8pm to 11pm. Admission to this ticketed event will be on a sliding scale from $10 to $35, with guests encouraged to contribute whatever they can to support the Cartoon Art Museum. Many of the featured artists and special WonderCon guests will be in attendance, including featured guests WATCHMEN co-creator Dave Gibbons and USAGI YOJIMBO creator Stan Sakai. Rare and signed books, prints and artwork will be raffled and auctioned throughout the evening, and additional special events and guests will be announced as the event approaches.
Special exhibitions featuring the comic art and props from the upcoming Warner Bros. film WATCHMEN; a look back at 25 years of Stan Sakai’s critically acclaimed comic book USAGI YOJIMBO; a spotlight on legendary Silver Age comics creator GENE COLAN; and highlights from the Cartoon Art Museum’s archives will be on display. Please visit http://www.cartoonart.org or call (415) CAR-TOON for an updated list of special guests and events, as well as additional information about the museum.”