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Allan Rosenberg On The Hawthorne Comics Festival May 14 (PR)
posted April 30, 2011
 

The Hawthorne High School Comic Convention is back!!! Did you miss us?

New Jersey's premier comic book convention the Hawthorne High School Comic Convention is back on May 14th for it's sixth show. Join the students of the Cartooning and the Art Clubs as we present New Jersey's premier comic book art gathering.

There will be appearances by comic book creators and dealers. Art lessons will be presented all day by the comic professionals and we will have our incredible auction of original comic art, graphic novels, rare comics and other great items. The convention is held to celebrate the great American art form, comics, and to raise funds for our high school's talented art department.

The art lessons will include many of the skills needed to create comics. The art lessons are for all ages and skill levels

Among the comic creators already booked to appear are:

Walter Simonson
Herb Trimpe
Joe Sinnott (tent)
Bob Wiacek
Joe Staton
Mark Texiera
Rudy Nebres
Paolo Rivera
Joe Giella (tent)
Mark Romanowski
Dick Ayers
Scott Roberts (tent)
James Sherman
Elaine Lee
Danny Fingeroth
Jim Salicrup
Rodney Ramos
Guy Dorian
Ian Dorian
Steve Mannion
Buddy Scalera
Rick Parker
Ken Gale
Mercy Van Vlack
Trevor Von Eedon
Louis Small Jr.
Neil Volkes
Evan Dorkin
Bob Pinaha
Robert Sodaro
John A, Wilcox
Mark Mariano
Dennis Colero


... And many more creators to come.

This is an extremely "kids friendly" event. Our art lessons are for all ages and there will be "kid friendly" items in the art auction.

The particulars:

Hawthorne High School Comic Convention
160 Parmelee Ave.
Hawthorne, NJ 07506

May 14th, 2011
10am -- 4pm

Dealer tables: $50: Email contact: alllal@aol.com

So whether you are a long time comic book convention veteran or want to experience your very first comic book show, come on out for the finest comic book convention -- the 6th Hawthorne High School Comic Book Convention on May 14th.