Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Prairie Comics Festival (Canada)

May 6, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm PDT

FREE!

Prairie Comics Festival is a free to attend weekend festival in Winnipeg celebrating the best in comics creation on the prairies!

Festival Info at-a-glance:
251 Donald Street
MILLENNIUM LIBRARY, second floor
Winnipeg, MB
Saturday, May 6: 10:30 am – 5 pm
Sunday, May 7: 1 – 5 pm

This festival will feature a market that will provide a space for creators of comic content, including artists, writers, and publishers, to interact with fans, promote their material, sell their wares, and meet other creators. Eligible content includes webcomics, print comics, graphic novels, zines, comics in non-traditional formats, and cartoons. The focus of this content is on original comic content, along with content created by the artists under license from the copyright holder.
In order to ensure this as best as we are able, the table selection is juried rather than first come, first served.

More than just a space to promote the creation of comics and discover new stories (many of which are unlikely to be found anywhere outside of this festival!), this weekend is intended to be a community experience to share your love of the comics medium! Panels will be held in an adjoining room where you can volunteer to share your passion and knowledge with fans and creators.

Admission and table space is free in order to encourage all to attend!

The event will take place in Winnipeg’s Millennium Library, the venue is accessible.

Have any questions about the festival? Visit the website at prairiecomics.com

Prairie Comics Festival is the initiative of Hope Nicholson, comics editor and owner of Winnipeg comic publisher Bedside Press.

Details

Date:
May 6, 2017
Time:
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
FREE!
Event Category:
Event Tags:
,
Website:
http://prairiecomics.com/

Organizer

Hope Nicholson
Website:
https://hopenicholson.com

Venue

Millenium Library
251 Donald Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3P5 Canada
+ Google Map
Phone:
204-986-6450
Website:
http://wpl.winnipeg.ca/library/branchpages/branch.aspx?mill