Our 2/04/2013 calendar of upcoming comics events.
The work of legendary animator and animation director Chuck Jones, creator of some of the most famous and beloved Warner Brothers cartoons will appear in a new exhibit at the Cartoon Art Museum. Celebrating the 100th birthday of the late Oscar-winning director, "Chuck Jones: Drawing on the Imagination" will showcase 100 works of Jones's art from the 1930's – 1990's. The exhibit runs from February 9 – May 5 at the Cartoon Art Museum, located at 655 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA.
Hit comics creator Kelly Sue DeConnick and artist Pete Woods will appear at Things from Another World in Portland from 7-10 p.m. on February 13 to sign their new comic Avengers Assemble #12. Complementary food will be provided along with alcoholic beverages to those over 21. This event is free to the public. The Portland branch of Things from Another World is located at 2916 NE Broadway, Portland, OR.
Comics impersario Scott McCloud, comics creator and writer of the classic Understanding Comics, will be offering a two-day master class in creating comics at the Los Angeles Academy of Figural Art. This will be the third year he has offered the class – a previous session was featured in Fast Company. The class will take place over 14 hours on February 23 and 24, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and is open to teen and adult students. No drawing experience required. Tuition is $595 ahead of time and students can register here.