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Happening Now:

Due to the spread of COVID19 virus,

all in-person events are postponed.

See the online options below!




Free Comic Book Day - POSTPONED

​Carmine Street Comics & everywhere!

Read all about it:

Please support your local shops in hard times

Love free comics?

Download previous FCBD giveaways!

Support the making of my next comic!


Kids Comic Con - ONLINE!

SATURDAY, APRIL 25th 2020  10am-12noon

Live on Facebook with drawing demos!

FREE family-friendly event

Join in community outreach through comics!

Learn more at:

MoCCA Arts Festival - POSTPONED

Metropolitan West at 639 W 46th St

Event details: and SOI

Status: They are finding a later date with venue

Fashion to End Child Trafficking

FRI/SAT, FEBRUARY 14-15th 2020

Working door & photographing indie fashion show

in Chelsea, Manhattan NYC

produced by TheSet NYC to benefit charity

TICKETED, family-friendly event

"Now What?" National Novel Writing Months


Taking stock of my writing from November

(and other novels-in-progress) for expansion & editing.

Hope to meet with other local writers!



Local art studios + galleries are open to the public

See my workspace & meet amazing artists!

in Reis Studios, 43-01 22nd Street, Studio 352

Long Island City, Queens, NYC (Easy transit!)

Also attending related receptions & events, details TBD

Usually includes a 10x10 art exhibit with auction

Status: Postponed, probably to November 2020.

Until then, I plan to make a video tour option + online info

New York Poetry Festival

July 25-26th 2020

Governor's Island (NYC)

Reading at Chumley's Stage w/Redeemer Writers

Status: Assumed to be happening, but will update

(Stay tuned for more events...)

New York Comic Con

OCTOBER 8-11th 2020

Drawing, networking, selling sketches on request

Professional 4-day badge, attending all days!

(awaiting confirmation)


Evening Events:

Creator After Con Network and other after-parties


The ever-exciting event!

Status: Assumed to be happening, but as of March 2020, the Javits Center is being prepared with hospital beds.

Photo links in this article and ways to donate

Event organizer ReedPop runs many great conventions,

and has posted this COVID19 statement dated 3/24/20.

And remember, you don't have to wait for conventions

to appreciate comics creators - find new work online, and commission art, or become a patron on Patreon.



Send comments, ideas and professional inquiries to:

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