Peep Game Comix and The Toledo Public  Library are proud to present The Glass City Black Comix Arts Festival (#GCBC), Saturday, February 25, 2017, from 11 AM to 4 PM, at the Down Town Toledo Library. GCBC celebrates and supports black comic book creators from around the world in their effort to tell compelling, uplifting, and fantastic stories. The Festival aims to educate all comic book fans about the amazing work available by Black Comic Artists and spread the word that all audiences deserve representation and to be present as subjects in the comic arts and popular culture.
FREE! OPEN to the Public!
Our expert team of Comic Artists will help kids learn how to:
  • Draw!
  • Create and develop cool characters!
  • Tell a story visually!
Our heroes:
Terreece Clarke (LifeSlice Media, Common Sense Media)
Victor Dandridge (Vantage InHouse Publishing, UCre8 Comics)
Imani Lateef (Peepgamecomix.com)
Michael Watson (Hotshot, Legacy Rising Publishing)
Andre Batts (Motor City Black Age of Comics)
Schedule:
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. An introduction to Black Comic Books** with Imani Lateef (Peepgamecomix.com) and Guests
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Creating your own comic book characters* with Victor Dandridge (UCre8 Comics)
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Introducing comic books in the class room and at home** with Terreece Clarke (LifeSlice Media, Common Sense Media)
3 p.m.- 4 p.m. Epic 21 Card Game*:  Learn to play this original interactive card game with the creator Michael Watson (Hotshot, Legacy Rising Publishing)
Invited vendors will be on hand all day selling their books, graphic novels and more.
*Kid Friendly, interactive workshop
**Great for Parents and Educators