Baltimore Comic-Con is going virtual October 23-25 at BaltimoreComicConLive.Com, and once again offering the best in comics creators, panels, art, and cosplay. But BCC will once again host the biggest and best kids area at any comic convention-the Kids Love Comics Pavilion, featuring comics how-to’s, crafts, and other fun activities.
Both the main BCC channel and KLC channel will run simultaneously, so while the adults enjoy their programming, kids and aspiring artists can see and learn from a variety of graphic novel creators, all Saturday the 24th and Sunday the 25th.
Here’s the schedule for Kids Love Comics LIVE:
KIDS LOVE COMICS – SATURDAY SCHEDULE (All times EST)
10:00am – The Cardboardasaurus Cartoon Puppet Party Kids Love Comics kicks off with a Puppet-Palooza, as Cardboardasaurus and his puppet pals watch a variety of cool retro cartoons!
10:30am – Cereal And Doodles Mark Mariano and Comic guests draw, doodle and discuss their favorite things while devouring bowls of fun-fortified cereal.
11:00am – Pacey Packer Unicorn Tracker John Gallagher interviews J.C. Phillipps for some Unicorn fun! It will be magical!
11:30am – Kazu Kibuishi (Amulet) interviewed by Jamar Nicholas (Leon the Mighty) The artist/writer behind the best-selling Amulet graphic novels discusses his art, and world creation.
12:00pm – Making Manga with Misako Rocks! Rising manga star Misako Rocks!, author of the Bounce Back graphic novel, shares a drawing lesson as only she can!
12:30pm – How-to-Draw with J. Robert Deans JR Deans, author of the hilarious Bear from AUNT chapter books and Shakes the Cow stories, shows how to draw his fun and furry characters
KIDS LOVE COMICS – SUNDAY SCHEDULE (All times EST) Hosted by the Kids Love Comics creators
11:00am – Magnetic Press Presentation Comics overview from Magnetic Press Creators
(12:00pm hour hosted by Mark Mariano)
12:00pm – InvestiGators Invent-A-Vest Drawing Challenge with John Patrick Green Best-selling author John Patrick Green takes a bite out of Baltimore, as he shows kids how to come up with their own cool inventive vests, just like Mango and Brash from InvestiGators!
12:20pm – Jill Thompson reads Scary Godmother Jill Thompson, the graphic novel QUEEN of Halloween, reads from the frighteningly fantastic Scary Godmother GNs!
12:40pm – Creative Crafts Challenges with Carolyn Belefski Curls artist and podcaster Carolyn Belefski offers up a look into creative crafts for kids with BIG imaginations!
(1:00pm hour hosted by John Gallagher)
1:00pm – Max Meow Drawing Demonstration and Craft John shows you how to draw Max Meow (and anything!) using simple shapes. Plus – a special downloadable Max Meow papercraft!
1:20pm – Halloween Graphic Novels Spotlight No tricks – just treats! John shares some of the BEST comics and graphic novels for the Halloween season!
1:30pm – The World of Hilo with Judd Winick NYT-Bestselling author Judd Winick offers up his unique take on art, heroes, graphic novels, and more! From creating comics for publishers DC to Random House, Judd has a lot to say!
(2:00pm hour hosted by Chris Mariano)
2:00pm – Alien Art with Dawn Griffin Zorphbert and Fred cartoonist Dawn Griffin offers up some otherworldly art lessons on drawing your own extra-terrestrials!
2:20pm – Drawing Werewolves with Chris Flick Awooooo! It’s time to turn your friends (or yourself) into a werewolf, courtesy of furr-iffic comics artist Chris Flick!
2:40pm – Let’s Make Paper Bag Puppets Create a puppet from your own imagination (and maybe a paper bag) with Chris Mariano, co-author of Claire Lost her Bear at the World’s Fair!
(3:00pm hour hosted by Jamar Nicholas)
3:00pm – An Interview with Jerry Craft Jamar talks with Jerry Craft, Newberry-award winning creator of New Kid and the just-released Class Act graphic novels
3:30pm – Imagination Aquarium: A Character Creation Exercise Jamar takes kids on a magical mystery tour of cartooning and ideas