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Seventh Annual CAM Sketch-a-thon at San Diego Comic-Con International

Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21, 2013

$10 Suggested donation per sketch

The Cartoon Art Museum is pleased to announce its programming for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International, to be held at the San Diego Convention Center from July 18-21, 2013.  This year marks the seventh annual CAM Sketch-a-thon, which features a host of artists donating their time and talents to support the museum in its fundraising efforts for exhibitions and programming.  This year’s roster includes professional animators, graphic novelists, newspaper strip cartoonists, political cartoonists, comic book illustrators, webcartoonists, underground cartoonists and self-publishers, providing the Cartoon Art Museum’s booth with one of the most diverse artistic populations at Comic-Con.  Featured artists include award-winning graphic novelists Raina Telgemeier (Smile!,Drama) and Gene Yang (American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints); Superman artists Jon Bogdanove and Dan Jurgens; best-selling cartoonist Jeffrey Brown (Vader and Son, Vader’s Little Princess); Adventure Time character designer Andy Ristaino; and The Simpsons comic book artist Bill Morrison.

Artists will draw for visitors during one-hour sessions at the Cartoon Art Museum’s booth, #1930 on the convention floor.  In exchange for a donation of $10 or more to the Cartoon Art Museum, supporters will receive a customized convention sketch from a professional cartoonist.  Featured artists include  Carolyn Watson Dubisch, Mike Dubisch, Phil Foglio, Shaenon K. Garrity, Zack Giallongo, Sina Grace, John Heebink, Debbie Huey, Jon Macy, Kraig Rasmussen, Denny Riccelli, Tom Richmond, Scott Shaw!, Seamus Smith, Jen Vaughnwith many more to be announced as the convention approaches.

Our tentative schedule follows:

Thursday, July 18

11am-12pm: Greg Vidal, Frank Jordan
12-1pm: Carolyn Watson Dubisch, Ryan Hungerford
1-2pm: Rick Lucey
2-3pm: Hanae Rivera
3-4pm: John Heebink, Kraig Rasmussen
4-5pm: Mike Hampton
5-6pm: Andy Ristaino

Friday, July 19

11am-12pm: Tom Richmond, Carolyn Watson Dubisch
12-1pm: Shaenon Garrity, Phil Foglio
1-2pm: Denny Riccelli, Eric Mengel
2-3pm: John Heebink, Kraig Rasmussen
3-4pm: Scott Shaw!, Rick Lucey
4-5pm: Jemille Odorica, Danni Michele
5-6pm: Jon Macy, Lex Fajardo

Saturday, July 20

10-11am: Jeffrey Brown, Ryan Claytor, Shannon O'Leary
11am-12pm: Raina Telgemeier, T. Lewis
12-1pm: Mike Dubisch, John Heebink
1-2pm: Debbie Huey, Alex Schumacher, Eric Shanower
2-3pm: Jose Cabrera, Dean LeCrone
3-4pm: Sina Grace
4-5pm: Greg Espinoza, Jimmie Robinson
5-6pm: Greg Evans, John Green
6-7pm: Jon Bogdanove, Casey Crowe

Sunday, July 21

10-11am: Karen Luk

11am-12pm: Jen Vaughn, Zack Giallongo, Gene Yang
12-1pm: Jon Macy
1-2pm: Nidhi Chanani, Bill Morrison
2-3pm: Mike Dubisch
3-4pm: Alan Groening
4-5pm: Joanna Estep



Comment from David Rounick
Time July 15, 2013 at 10:37 am

What an awesome promotion! I’ll happily donate for a personal cartoon!

Comment from Jason Hanks
Time July 15, 2013 at 9:39 pm

Count me in Jen!