*Its time again to celebrate black images in the comic book industry. Postponed because of Covid-19, the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention ECBACC Philly e-Convention is scheduled for this Saturday, July 11th from 11a.m. – 5p.m. Eastern It is a day-long mini-comic book convention that focuses on education, storytelling, literacy and arts.
The19th annual event, was scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2020 was postponed and in its place, is now an e-Convention as an event continuity place-holder.
Hosted on the Convention’s media platforms, The ECBACC Philly e-Convention this Saturday will consist of all-day online workshops, discussions, interviews, live-chats, panels, inter-active postings, facilitated by select industry professionals (Artists, Storytellers, Writers, Publishers, Cosplayers, et al), lasting for 1hr. – 1.5hrs. each. Get to see and listen to them.
The workshops will be complemented by film screenings and FB posts (both pre-posts and live posts). and previous convention guests (Vendors and Exhibitors), and industry professionals will be invited to participate on their own platforms.
Online posting for ECBACC e-convention – https://www.facebook.com/events/967542430364750/
TAYO Fatunla is an award-winning Nigerian Comic Artist, Editorial Cartoonist, Writer and Illustrator. He is a graduate of the prestigious Kubert School, in New Jersey, US. and recipient of the 2018 ECBACC Pioneer Lifetime Achievement Award for his illustrated OUR ROOTS creation and series – Famous people in Black History – He participated in the UNESCO’s Cartooning In Africa forum held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and the Cartooning Global Forum in Paris, France and is part of the ongoing Afropolitan Comics virtual comics exhibition arranged by the French Institute in South Africa at this year’s online-hosted National Arts Festival –