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Throughout the year there is a series of conventions focusing on the medium of comic books.  An opportunity for fans to participate and hold programs and other events, and to meet experts, famous personalities, and each other.

Recently Jamie Noguchi writer/artist of Yellow Peril (a excellent comic you should be reading) highlighted some artists at this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference.  Well with a little digging or basically getting lost in the internets I came up another nice video which highlighted the event.


CONversations – Cartoonists’ View of ALA 2012

By Derek Kirk Kim

Cartoonists tabling at the American Library Association Conference 2012 (ALA 2012, for short) talk about their experiences at this unique convention. Interviewees include Gene Luen Yang, Raina Telgemeier, Jason Shiga, Cecil Castellucci, Keith Knight, Mark Siegel, Dave Roman, Christina Strain, Jerzy Drozd, and Thien Pham.


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