Photos from Past Fests
Nick Bertozzi (left) and Jim Ottaviani (center) discuss the highs and lows of biographical comics with host Matt Wood (right), 2015.
Artist’s Alley participants Keith Knight (left) and Jan Burger (right) compare notes, 2015.
Creative cosplayers in Nick Bertozzi’s 4-panel storytelling workshop, 2015.
Jimmy Gownley demonstrates character design to a multigenerational crowd, 2015.
Intense negotiations at the Comic Swap, 2015.
The crowd of hopefuls at Fullsteam Comics Trivia, co-sponsored by Duke Libraries, 2015.
The Comics Contraption draws a crowd at the Read Local Festival, 2015.
Jared Axelrod gives a talk on the many faces of Batman, 2014. (Video courtesy Jared Axelrod.)
Durham Comics Project participants enjoy the pop-up photo booth at the DCP release party, 2014.
Andrew Aydin, co-writer of John Lewis’ March, discusses Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story, “the comic book that changed the world”, 2014.
Attendees line up to have comics signed by Comics Fest guests, 2013.
Raina Telgemeier runs a cartooning workshop for kids, 2013.
Raina Telgemeier demonstrates comics storytelling, 2013.
Raina Telgemeier presents her work to fans of all ages before a book signing, 2013.
Scott Hampton discusses cartooning with workshop participants, 2013.
A cartoonist’s panel about taking comics from sketches and scripts to a finished project, featuring (left to right) Ben Towle, Scott Hampton and Jan Burger, 2013.
Mark Crilley (far left) and Willow Dawson (second from right) with Comics Fest organizers Amy Godfrey and Patrick Holt, 2012.
Willow Dawson looks at work by a member of the Kids Comics Club, 2012.
Ben Bolling, Will Hansen, Kirill Tolypgo and Sara Appel discuss the place of comics in the university setting, 2012.
Mark Crilley demonstrates page design and panel layout, 2012.
Fans share their homemade Lunch Lady board game with Jarrett Krosoczka, 2011.
Jan Burger (left) and Jason Lutes sign books for Comics Fest attendees, 2011.
Jason Lutes with the winner of a sponsored prize drawing, provided by the Friends of the Durham Library, 2011.
Jarrett Krosoczka demonstrates character proportions with Lunch Lady, 2011.