Schedule

Our schedule is still in flux, and updates are being added daily. Keep checking back for the most up to date information.

Friday, April 21st, 2017

4:00pm Free Screening: Jason and the Argonauts @ Mendenhall Valley Public Library
Sketch along with visiting artists as we watch the Ray Harryhausen classic, Jason and the Argonauts.

6:00pm Mini-Con Kickoff Event @ Mendenhall Valley Public Library
It’s a musical comics variety show introducing our many guests to Juneau!

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Alaska Robotics Mini-Con Main Floor
10:00am – 5:00pm @ Juneau Arts & Culture Center

Come meet all the visiting artists in person! Book signings, art projects, games, costumes, food trucks, presentations, workshops and more!

Book Signings @ The Alaska Robotics Booth
10:00am – Kazu Kibuishi, Jason Caffoe
11:00am – Kate Beaton, Raina Telgemeier
12:00pm – Ryan North, Ben Hatke, Carson Ellis
1:00pm – Tony Cliff
2:00pm – Vera Brosgol, Scott Chantler
3:00pm – Carson Ellis, Kate Beaton, Ryan North, Kazu Kibuishi, Jason Caffoe
4:00pm – Raina Telgemeier, Vera Brosgol, Ben Hatke, Tony Cliff, Scott Chantler

Guest Presentations @360 @ KTOO 360
10:30am – Ben Hatke
3:00pm – Raina Telgemeier
4:00pm – Kazu Kibuishi & Jason Caffoe

Mini-Con Family Concert @ KTOO 360
1:00pm – This family concert features all of our musical guests: Marian Call, Molly Lewis, Seth Boyer, The Doubleclicks and FySH! Please note, this is a ticketed concert. It’s very reasonably priced but go get those tickets!

KTOO Artist Workshops & Presentations @ KTOO Conference Room
11:00am – Katie Shanahan demonstrates how to ink a comic.
12:00pm – Katie Lane is a lawyer who specializes in representing artists who do work-for-hire. Come pick her brain and learn important legal lessons for artists.
4:00pm – Nidhi Chanani talks about her whimsical illustrations and book projects.

Meet-the-Artist Presentations @ Juneau Arts & Culture Center Gallery
Come for talks and Q&A with our convention guests.
11:00am – Carson Ellis & Vera Brosgol talk about their work writing and illustrating children’s books.
12:00pm – Tony Cliff talks about the swashbuckling, globetrotting adventures of Delilah Dirk.
1:00pm – Scott Chantler talks about his award winning work on Two Generals.
2:00pm – Katie and Ryan’s Very Serious Talk About Being Funny w/ Kate Beaton & Ryan North.
3:00pm – Will Staehle will share his unusual design work.
4:00pm – The Doubleclicks sing a few acoustic songs and answer your acoustic questions.

Storytime @ Downtown Juneau Public Library
Storytime with local librarians and authors from near & far.
12:30 – Vera Brosgol
12:45 – Kate Beaton
1:00 – Jason Caffoe
1:15 – Carol Race
1:30 – Ben Hatke
1:45 – Carson Ellis
2:00 – Dylan Meconis
2:15 – Lucy Bellwood

Drawing Hangout @ Zach Gordon Youth Center, 396 Whittier St.
2:00pm – 4:00pm – Drawing hangout time with visiting guests. Materials provided or bring your own!