NYC – Celebrate 100 Years of Eisner & Kirby

Dare2Draw and The Art Students League celebrates the centennial of both Will Eisner and Jack Kirby with special guest Kyle Baker on Saturday, August 12th from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Get tickets at the link!

Press Release:

Join us with the one and only Kyle Baker, winner of (eight) Eisner Awards, (five) Harvey Awards, (five) Glyph Comics Awards — to share in his reflections on Will & Jack’s contributions and what the future of the sequential arts “comics” might hold.

Also joining us will be Rand Hoppe, the true engine behind the awesome Jack Kirby Museum & Research Center, who will help us dig deep into what Kirby actually did, as a cartoonist that we all can learn from.

Featuring 90 minutes of Dynamic Action drawing, with live-action models & props and our signature Dare2Draw “Quick Draw” Contests, with all art done on Blue Line Pro boards. The pro art is auctioned for artists-in-need.

• Bring your sketchbooks for an evening of live drawing w/Action Models
• On display: Epic pieces from Will Eisner and Jack Kirby
• Demonstrations, Q&A and mingling with comics creators & guests
• Our signature “Quick Draw” Contest
• Contests & Give-aways
• Joe Koch Warehouse swag for everybody (while supplies last)
• FREE – Kyle Baker game APP download “KNUCKLENAUTS”
• At the historical Art Students League of NY (1875)
• A chance to be part of the new Dare2Draw TV “Series”
• Refreshments provided
•…and much more!

Hosted by Simon Fraser and our very own Edie Nugent!

RSVP on Facebook!

The Art Students League of New York
215 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019

NJ – Kirby Enthusiasm

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A Tribute to the King of Comics opens at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 7:00 PM

*Musical guests featuring three bands:
WEEP featuring Doc Hammer of The Venture Bros!
WJ and The Sweet Sacrifice featuring the Invincible Billy Alpha
and, created especially for this show,
The Boom Tubes a space-rock supergroup featuring members of The Neutron Drivers and Starbolt 9!

The Art Opening is at 5pm, with doors for the music show at 6:30.
Tickets for the rock show are $10, available now at

Merchandise will be available for sale, some of the proceeds going to benefit the Jack Kirby Museum & Research Center

Contributing Artists:
Adam Meyers
Andrei Molotiu
Arlen Schumer
Brian Musikoff
Cheese Hasselberger
Cliff Galbraith
Dave McKenna
Dennisaur Franklinstein
Edwin Vazquez
Evan Dahm
Frank Espinosa
Gothic Hangman
James Romberger
Jason Atomic
Jay Piscopo
John Hanlon
Karl Heitmueller
Ken Wong
Kevin Colden
Lamour Supreme
Mark Badger
Mark Frauenfelder
Miss Lasko-Gross
Norris Burroughs
R. Sikoryak
Randolph Hoppe
Steven Brower
Tom Kraft
Tom Morehouse
Tom Scioli
Vlad Quigley

…and more to be announced!