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Free Comic Book Day | Saturday, May 5

Comic shops across the country will celebrate Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 5. Locally, the annual FCBD edition of string will be available at:
Remember — Free Comic Book Day is not free for retailers, so please support the comic shops that support 7000 BC. You can also download the PDF here.


Free Comic Book Day Teen and Tween Workshop

Free Comic Book Day Teen and Tween Workshop | May 2, 2018 | 3:30 - 4:30 PM | Esther Bone Memorial Library | 950 Pinetree Road SE, Rio Rancho, NM

It's Free Comic Book Day at the library!  Celebrate at the Esther Bone Library in Rio Rancho where you'll find free comics, and this free comics workshop with 7000 BC.  Uncover the visual language that makes comics unique in this fast-paced, hands-on workshop.  No experience is needed — stick figures are just fine!

This workshop is open to Grades 6-12. You must register to attend.  Register in person, by phone, or on the Rio Rancho Library Website beginning April 18.


Center for Cartoon Studies Information Session and Portfolio Review

Center for Cartoon Studies Information Session and Portfolio Review | Saturday, April 21 | 1:00–3:00 | Lobo Anime & Comics | 1016 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM

The Center for Cartoon Studies offers the opportunity to learn more about the school's MFA, certificates and workshops from cartoonist Alec Longstreth. He will also offer portfolio reviews with Stephen McCranie.

CCS' mission is to provide the highest quality of education to students interested in creating visual stories. CCS’s curriculum of art, graphic design, and literature reflect the wide array of skills needed to create comics and graphic novels. CCS emphasizes self-publishing and prepares its students to publish, market, and disseminate their work.

This is also your chance to meet the comics creators of 7000 BC and connect with locals writing and drawing comics.

The event at Lobo Anime & Comics is free, but R.S.V.P here.


7000 BC at Denver Independent Comic and Art Expo (DINK) 2018

Denver Independent Comic and Art Expo (DINK) | Saturday, April 14–Sunday, April 15 | McNichols Civic Center Building | Denver, CO

7000 BC will return to Denver Independent Comic and Art Expo on April 14–15 at McNichols Civic Center Building. DINK puts the emphasis on the independent spirit, cultural relevance, imagination, and community of comics, graphic novels, zines, art, and publishers — and we're happy to join in, representing comics from New Mexico.


Local Comics Pop-up at Big Adventure Comics

Local Comics Pop-Up at Big Adventure Comics | Saturday, March 24 | 1:00 | Big Adventure Comics | Santa Fe, NM

7000 BC members will be a part of the Local Comics Pop-Up at Big Adventure Comics at 418 Montezuma, Suite C (in the Jean Cocteau building, across from Sanbusco) in Santa Fe on Saturday, March 24 starting at 1:00. New Mexico-based writers and artists will be selling their creator-owned books and talking about how they work.

This is a great opportunity to support local talent and to connect with people making comics.

It will also be 7000 BC's March meeting, there will be business conducted later in the afternoon.


Design Your Own Science-Based Comics

Design Your Own Science-Based Comics | Saturday, March 3 | 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Bradbury Science Museum | 1350 Central Ave., Los Alamos, NM | lecture and workshop: $40 for BSMA members, $50 for non-BSMA members; lecture only: $8 for BSMA members, $10 for non-BSMA members

The Bradbury Science Museum Association (BSMA) and 7000 BC explore the history and use of science in comics in a fast-paced, hands-on lecture, tour, and workshop. See how the visual language of comic books has tackled everything from explanations of how Superman flies to the development of the Manhattan Project.

Workshop participants will explore the Bradbury in an exclusive tour led by Museum Director Linda Deck, learn techniques of the comics medium, and create science-based comics of their own. Jeff Benham will lead the lecture and workshop.

  • Lecture from 10 to 11 a.m. (open to all)
  • Museum tour from 11:15 to 11:45 a. m.
  • Workshop from 1 to 5 p.m. (open to those 15 years of age or older)

Visit the events page at BMSA to register.

Profits from this event will benefit the educational outreach of the BSMA, which operates as the museum’s non-profit partner and is tax exempt under the IRC 501(c)3.


January 7000 BC Meeting at Lobo Anime & Comics

January 7000 BC Meeting | Saturday, January 20 | 1:00–4:00 | Lobo Anime & Comics | Albuquerque, NM

For the first 2018 meeting, we'll be at Lobo Anime & Comics at 1016 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE in Albuquerque from 1:00-4:00. Everyone interested in making comics is welcome, send an email with any questions.