7000 BC at the New Mexico Library Association Conference

NMLA Conference 2018 | Oct 31-Nov 2 | Marriot Pyramid | Albuquerque

7000 BC will have a table at this year's New Mexico Library Association Conference.  The conference brings together librarians from around the state, as well as several New Mexico based publishers and other vendors for three days of presentations and events relevant and related to libraries.

NMLA Conference
Wed., Oct. 31 - Fri., Nov. 2
Albuquerque Marriot Pyramid North
5151 San Francisco Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109


24-Hour Comics Day 2018

24 HCD

24-Hour Comics Day | Saturday, October 6–Sunday, October 7 | noon–noon | Lobo Anime and Comics | 1016 Juan Tabo Blvd NE | Albuquerque, NM

Be a part of 24-Hour Comics Day 2018 — accept the challenge to create 24 comic book pages in 24 consecutive hours.

Join 7000 BC at Lobo Anime and Comics for a creative exercise that will test your stamina while you explore what you're capable of.

Once again thousands of artists of all skill levels around the globe take part in this annual celebration of comics creation — everyone, regardless of experience in comics-making, is welcome, so bring your papers and pens, enjoy coffee from Winning Coffee, and join in.

This event is open to all ages (with parental permission for minors) and is free. Pre-registration is not required, but it's helpful — if you know you're going to participate, please send an email. It'll be extra helpful if you can complete and return this form when you email or when you show up at the event.

We're also looking for sponsors to donate food, drink, and prizes. Please get in touch if you're able to donate or help us find donations.

Update 1: Jeff is liveblogging the event at the 24-Hour Comics Day site.

Thank you to our sponsors:


7000 BC at Bubonicon 50

Bubonicon 50 | August 24–26, 2018 | Friday: 3:00–8:30 / Saturday: 9:30–7:00 / 9:30–4:00 | Albuquerque Marriott Uptown | Albuquerque, NM

7000 BC is pleased to return to Bubonicon — celebrating 50 years this year! — in the Dealers Room with independent comics from group members.


Free Comic Book Day 2018 string

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.