The second Comic Art Show is just two weeks!
Comic Art Show 2 – Saturday, January 28th (6 – 10pm)
The goal is to fill 42N Latitude with as many people as possible and create a connection between the artist and the masses. Also, to sell tons of artwork!
Featuring the work of Chris Burnham, Dave Losso, Tom Stillwell,
Dave Scheidt, Matt Fagan, Aaron Pittman and Michael Moreci!
Tickets to the show are $5 and are limited to 100.
Your ticket includes admission, appetizers and 1 raffle ticket.
Each creator will donate one item to the raffle.
Additional raffle tickets are available for purchase.
42N Latitude Kitchen & Cocktails is located at 4500 North Lincoln Ave.
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Chris Burnham makes his living by drawing comic books. He wishes that his teachers and relatives would have been less supportive so that he could shove his relative success in their faces, but to his eternal regret everyone was very encouraging. Career highlights include co-creating Nixon’s Pals and Officer Downe with Joe Casey, drawing the Sub-Mariner and the Human Torch fighting Nazi robots in the Marvel Mystery 70th Anniversary Special, and working with Grant Morrison on Batman, Incorporated.
Michael Moreci’s comic series, Hoax Hunters, in currently running backup to Hack/Slash with Image Comics. His debut graphic novel, Quarantined, will be released in April, 2011. It will be followed by Reincar(Nate), which is being released in the fall through Viper Comics. He is currently working on the OGN Terminus, as well as a few other projects.
His shorter comic work has appeared (or is forthcoming) in various anthologies, including FutureQuake, Something Wicked, Accent UK’s Victoriana, the Sleepless Phoenix, and Reading With Pictures. His freelance journalism has been published in Wired, the Huffington Post, Gapers Block, North Shore magazine, In These Times, and Earth Island Journal.
Raffle Prize: I have a copy of Quarantined and the SDCC exclusive Hoax Hunters preview.
Dave Losso is a genius that lives in Chicago with his friends and a cat named Ted. He also loves food, fireworks and Huey Lewis & The News.
He’s the creator of the comics The Great Sandwich Detective, Kill The Wonderhawks and How Stuff Happens and has also done illustration work for bands like The Number 12 Looks Like You, Man Man, Arsonists Get All The Girls, Cochise Soulstar and publications like Time Out Chicago.
Raffle Prize: I have 4 celebrity coaster paintings.
Dave Scheidt is a writer from Chicago. He’s the writer and co-creator of Monster Dudes. He writes about comics for The Huffington Post. He also is the Editor of Dead of Winter: A Comics Anthology. He is really into breakfast.
Tom Stillwell is the creator/writer of the Spinner Rack Comics books Honor Brigade and Toy Boy. His latest book, Underneath, is about a group of homeless people fighting trolls underneath the city of Chicago. Tom lives and works in Chicago with his wonderful wife and daughter.
Raffle Prize: I have two pages of original art by Chris Burnham from when he was slated to illustrate Underneath.
Matt Fagan is an artist from southern Oregon who now resides in Chicago. He has been writing and drawing since he was old enough to spell and grip pencils, and holds an MFA in writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Aaron Pittman is a comic artist who lives in St. Louis with his girlfriend and two furry sons. He’s famed for his work on “Percy The Nazi Killer” and a slew of other comics that went absolutely nowhere. He also drinks a lot of Mountain Dew and watches a lot of cartoons. Usually at the same time.