DIVERSITY COMIC CON to be Held This Weekend in NYC

FIT Diversity Comic Con
Credit: FIT Diversity Comic Con

Press Release

WHAT:
The FIT Diversity Comic Con is a celebration of multiculturalism and acceptance of all colors, creeds and genders in the sequential arts. This event is hosted and funded by the President's Diversity Council at the Fashion Institute of Technology.        

This year's program includes the following panel discussions:

    An Animated Career - Industry professionals talk about working in cartoon films and television
    
    Superqueeroes - How to get more and better representation for LGBTQIs in comics
    
    Young Adults and Children's Graphic Novels - Learn more about the fastest growing market in comics
    
    Webcomics Publishing - With online distribution, who needs a publisher? Web cartoonists share their experience
    
    Drawing on Your Culture - A conversation about how today's creators are bringing their diversity with them
    
    Costume Design for Film and Stage - Take a peek at making fashion for movies and plays

Cosplayers welcome! Pageant begins at 5pm

Free and open to the public when you register online. For more information, please visit Diversitycomiccon.com

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WHO:            
Roz Chast, Heather Antos, Amy Chu, Andrea Colvin, Ray Felix, Gina Gagliano, Heidi MacDonald, Anthony Marques, Alitha Martinez, Jamar Nicholas, Vivek Tiwary, Trevor Von Eeden, Alison Wilgus, Lynne Yoshii, and more!

WHEN:         
Friday, October 25, 2019
10am - 6pm
 

WHERE:      
The Conference Center at
The Fashion Institute of Technology
West 28th Street and Seventh Ave.
New York City
 

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