Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia This Week If You Like Comics

Well, there's not a whole lot going on in terms of comics-focused events in the New York and Philadelphia area this week that I know of, but I'd be remiss if I didn't flag three items that might be of interest…

Tuesday, December 30th

1601111_375169549326619_8623981267149037727_nDare2Draw is coming to Brooklyn at 7:30PM for their End-of-the-2014-Season Celebration. They say:

"Dare2Draw Comes to Brooklyn! It's the Dare2Draw End-of-the-2014-Season Celebration!
Come Dare2Draw with Special Mentoring Guest Artist Phil Jimenez!
Hosted by Simon Fraser!

– Bring your sketchbooks for an evening of live drawing with Dynamic "Cosplay" Action Models
– Drawing supplies provided
– "Quick Draw" Contest & Giveaways
– Demonstrations, Q&A, and mingling with comics creator guests
– 2014 "Quick Draw" re-Load Sketchbook winner
– A chance to be part of the new Dare2Draw TV "Series"
– At The Brooklyn Brewery!

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The Dare2Draw is a non-profit mentoring and networking platform for artists of all levels, providing opportunities to connect with each other, face-to-face, and encouraging good health and business practices for cartoonists. Established artists and arts organizations meet in a supportive setting, putting the art back in sequential art. There are contests and prizes, with a fun and engaging game show vibe. We'll continue to showcase new artists to keep an eye out for!"

Ongoing Until Friday, January 2nd

10360414_730098583742631_2509958926480288708_nEscape Pod Comics at 302 Main Street, Huntington, Long Island, New York, are hosting their "Why Are All The Other Stores Closed??" event featuring massive sales. They say: "From the Dec. 26th – Jan. 2nd: More deals! It all depends on what moves on the 25th but the 35%, 50% and 75% off sections will certainly still be here".

Thursday, January 1st

cropped-cropped-locust-moon-comic-cover-farel-dalrymple1Locust Moon Comics at 34 South 40th Street in Philadelphia will be hosting a Drink and Draw event at 7PM.


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About Hannah Means Shannon

Editor-in-Chief at Bleeding Cool. Independent comics scholar and former English Professor. Writing books on magic in the works of Alan Moore and the early works of Neil Gaiman.
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