SPGA // Graphic Novel Panel 2012 /

SPGA // Graphic Novel Panel 2012

Join Seattle Graphic Artists Guild and AIGA Seattle for this panel discussion by some of our region’s top graphic novel artists and writers as they show you how to create, publish and market the Graphic Novel. The panel will be held at the Seattle Design Center followed by a reception at Fantagraphics Bookstore in Georgetown.

Matthew Southworth, Artist – Stumptown
Brandon Jerwa, Writer – G.I. Joe, Battlestar Galactica, Highlander
Megan Kelso, Artist and Writer – Girlhero
Chuck Messinger, Publisher and Comics Store Owner
Emi Lenox, Writer and Artist
Moderator: Mark Monlux, Cartoonist and Writer



  • Writing-structure, how to write a graphic novel, what tools you need to market your ideas.
  • Artwork-developing a story board, what to consider ahead of time, existing guidelines, example of good & bad layouts.
  • Publishing & Marketing-establishing business, marketing, and production plans, how publishing is changing.



1 - 4PM, Panel Discussion (doors open at 12:30PM)
Seattle Design Center 
5701 6th Avenue S. 
Plaza Building, Suite 370
Seattle, WA 98108

4:30 - 6PM, Reception
Fantagraphics Bookstore
1201 S. Vale Street (at Airport Way S.)
Seattle, WA 98108


Buy tickets at Brown Paper Tickets
Students: $10
Guild and AIGA members: $18
General: $25

At the door, CASH or CHECK only
Students: $15
Guild and AIGA members: $25
General: $35

Questions and more info:
[email protected]



A big thank you to our Graphic Novel Panel 2012 sponsors:


A leading proponent of comics as a legitimate form of art and literature, Fantagraphics has an international reputation for its literate and audacious editorial standards and exacting production values.


Emerald City Comicon
March 30 - 31 & April 1, 2012
Washington State Convention Center
The largest comic book and pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest celebrates its 10th anniversary.


AIGA Seattle
Founded in 1986, the AIGA Seattle chapter celebrates 25 years of community involvement and celebration of design.

NOTE: This event has already passed. Please check the events page for upcoming local events

Sat / 01.28.12

1:00PM - 6:00PM
Seattle Design Center Plaza Building EAFA Gallery Suite 370

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