Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Charitable Film Network & 24HCD

4th Annual New Orleans 24 Hour Comics Day
We're back again with two "Big Easy" comic events on October 3, 2009:

10:00am - 2:00pm at Whole Foods Market
5600 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
LOCAL YOUTH are invited to a morning of comic fun! Meet New Orleans Cartoonist Eli Ivory and his comic drawing students. FREE drawing lessons, healthy snacks and prizes!

3:30PM at Antenna Gallery

3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

CARTOONISTS from New Orleans challenge themselves to complete a comic book in 24 hours.

ELI IVORY has been in love with comics since he picked up a copy of Action Comics at the age of ten. After graduating out of high school Eli attended the Savannah College of Art & Design and graduated with a B.F.A. in Sequential Art. Eli got his first start with a short tail for Genome Studios, followed by self publishing a comic called "The Adventures of The Molly Be Damned." Eli has co-coordinated the New Orleans 24 Hour comics day for four years. When he is not drawing, Eli teaches comic art classes. Eli currently resides in New Orleans, LA and is the owner of Ivory Comics. For more information visit www.ivorycomics.com.

JOHN SLADE of New Orleans, is an award winning political cartoonist who has created his own comic book "The Afro Brother Spacemen," a political satire which details the adventures of 3 space hero who defend America from the astoundingly absurd plans of the various would be supervillains they encounter. Two issues have been produced. Slade will begin work on the third issue on October 3rd at the New Orleans 24 Hour Comics Day challenge at the Antenna Gallery.

Sponsored by Charitable Film Network, Ivory Comics, Antenna Gallery, National Art & Hobby, Antigravity Magazine, Crescent City Comics, and Whole Foods Market. For more information contact mail@chairtablefilmnetwork.org.

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