September 7000 BC Meeting at Astro-Zombies

September 7000 BC Meeting | Saturday, September 20 | 1:00–3:00 | The Annex at Astro-Zombies | Albuquerque, NM

For the September 7000 BC meeting, we'll gather in the Annex at Astro-Zombies in Albuquerque. We'll be making plans for 24 Hour Comics Day on October 4, and socializing and sharing work.

All interested in independent comics are welcome — send an email with any questions.


Make a Comic! @ Cherry Hills

Make a Comic! @ Cherry Hills | Saturday, September 13 | 1:00–3:00 | Cherry Hills Library | Albuquerque, NM

Join instructors from 7000 BC and learn what makes a comic different from other stories in this fast-paced, hands-on workshop — and create your own! For ages 15 & up. Registration required.


August 7000 BC Meeting at Big Adventure Comics

August 7000 BC Meeting | Saturday, August 16 | 1:00–4:00 | Big Adventure Comics | 801 Cerrillos Rd., Suite B | Santa Fe, NM

For the August 7000 BC meeting, we'll return to the gaming space at Big Adventure Comics in Santa Fe. We'll be making our plans for upcoming conventions, and socializing and sharing work.

All interested in independent comics are welcome — send an email with any questions.


7000 BC at Bubonicon 46

Bubonicon 46 | August 1–3, 2014 | Friday: 3:30–8:30 / Saturday: 10:00–7:00 / 10:00–4:00 | Albuquerque Marriott Uptown | Albuquerque, NM

7000 BC is pleased to return to Bubonicon in the Dealers Room with independent comics from group members. We'll also be leading a Self-Publishing Q&A panel on Sunday at 11:30 in Carlsbad.


7000 BC at Route 66 Summerfest 2014

Route 66 Summerfest 2014 | Saturday, July 19 | 2:00-10:30 | Nob Hill, Albuquerque NM

7000 BC is happy to return to the Route 66 Summerfest on Saturday, July 19 in Nob Hill. We'll have a table showcasing the work of local comic creators.


July 7000 BC Meeting at Twin Suns

May 7000 BC Meeting | Saturday, July 12 | 1:00–4:00 | Twin Suns Comic Books & Gaming Center | 6301 Riverside Plaza NW, Suite L-1 | Albuquerque, NM

We'll be at Twin Suns in Albuquerque for the may 7000 BC meeting — note that we're back to Saturday. We'll be making plans for Summerfest (the following weekend) and Bubonicon (now moved to August 1–3), as well as discussing ACE — we hope to see everyone we met at the con.

All interested in independent comics are welcome — send an email with any questions.


7000 BC at ACE 2014

ACE 2014 | Friday, June 27–Sunday, June 29 | Friday 2:00–6:00pm; Saturday 10:00–7:00; Sunday 11:00–5:00 | Albuquerque Convention Center | Albuquerque, NM

7000 BC is pleased to return to Albuquerque Comic Expo at Albuquerque Convention Center June 27–29. 7000 BC will have a booth on the main floor, spreading the world about local independent comics creators and selling copies of our Jams books and string comics.

Many of our members will have their own tables in Artist Alley:
  • Typo'd Mary B8
  • Panel Press / Bram Letters B10
  • SRB Studios B16
  • Over the Top Comics / Belmondo Tomato C17
  • Dale Deforest C20
  • RedDevil / Will Wells D4
  • Ego Comics D10

    And some of our friends will be there as well:
  • Scott Phillips AA1
  • Perk at Work A15
  • Jon Sanchez and Jeremy Montoya B5
  • Stephen McCranie C4
  • Sheri Velarde D5
  • Andy Kuhn E22
  • John Peters E6
  • Anti-Hero Brand Press E9 E10
  • Larry Welz D21

  • 7000 BC and its members will be participating in panels and leading workshops — all designed to get attendees making their own comics:

    Make a Comic!
    Friday, June 27, 5pm–6pm
    WhereSuite E/F
    Learn from Jeff Benham and Bram Meehan what makes a comic different from any other storytelling medium in this fast-paced, hands-on workshop -- and create one of your own! No drawing experience necessary; this is for anybody interested in the visual language of comics, whether a writer, artist, or fan.

    How to Self-Publish Your Comics Panel and Q&A
    Friday, June 27, 6pm–7pm
    Suite E
    Turn your vision into a a fully-realized graphic novel or comic book. This hour-long discussion and Q&A will walk you through the basics — come prepared to for the panel's advice on self-publishing your comic. With Chuck Larntz, Bram Meehan, John Myers, John Poling, and Peter Ziomek

    Create Your Own Web-Comic!
    Saturday, June 28, 11am–12pm
    Jennifer Myers, Nathan Rackley will teach you how to share your comics with the world by publishing them on the web. This hour long panel will take your questions about creating web-comics, including setting up a website designed to showcase your comics and blog posts.

    Prepare Your Comic for Print
    Sunday, June 29, 11am–12pm
    Ready to print your comic? Are you sure? Learn how to prepare a file that will print correctly, saving you time and money. Bring your works-in-progress, even your files on your laptop, and learn how to solve real-world problems from printing professionals. Panelists: Jeff Twohig, Alex Juarez, Bram Meehan, Ben Girven

    Basics of Comic Scripting
    Sunday, June 29, 12pm–1pm
    Suite E/F
    This panel is for beginning comic book writers who wish to learn the basics of writing a comic book script. The hour long panel will focus on offering practical advice on writing for comics and creating scripts.

    Comics Collaboration and Crowdfunding Basics For Beginners, The Internet and The Indie Comic Creator
    Sunday, June 29, 3pm–4pm
    This introduction can save you time and provide you valuable information about finding collaborators, operating collaborations, funding your comics production with the support of a community, and using some great free resources available to the intrepid comic creator online. Jim Lynch will not only provide this useful information during the panel. He will be available for questions by email and promises to provide good answers to the best of his ability afterward as well.