“4C” – The Second Annual Comics Conference Victoria

If you are interested in learning about the art of Canadian Visual Storytelling, then check out the second annual Comics Conference, “4C”, Sunday April 6 2014 from noon until 5pm. 4C is a family friendly event that both kids and adults can enjoy, and with free admission it’s hard to go wrong.

This day long event features several speakers who will be giving a talk on what visual storytelling is and how they use this medium to create great stories. The highlight of the conference is the “artist alley” where the 15 students graduating from the Comics and Graphic Novels program will be showcasing their own work. A “comics jam” workshop will be held for any attendees who want to try their hand at making their own visual stories. The Superheroes of Victoria will be in attendance for anyone who wishes to practice drawing their favourite characters. There will also be a raffle with original comic artwork, prints, and graphic novels as prizes. The raffle tickets are available by donation.

Keynote Speaker: award-winning author/illustrator Scott Chantler (Two Generals)

Other Speakers: Canadian Comic Book Hall of Fame inductees Katherine Collins aka Arn Saba (Neil the Horse) and Deni Loubert (Renegade Press), Sam Logan (Sam & Fuzzy), Simon Roy (Jan’s Atomic Heart)

Displays by local talent: Nelson Dewey, Gareth Gaudin, Janine Johnston, Glen Lovett, Glen Mullaly, Renée Nault, Ash Vickers, and Ken and Joan Steacy.

Hosted by the Comics & Graphic Novels program

Address: Camosun College – Lansdowne Campus
3100 Foul Bay Rd, Victoria, BC V8P 5J2
The conference will be held on the 3rd floor of the Young Building

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