Tips to get started in the art of comic book writing and illustration

The annual ICON Comics and Games Convention is set to take place at the Emperors Palace in Johannesburg this weekend.

The conference will host a series of tabletop and board gaming warfare, national tournaments, competitions as well as 40 panel and workshop presentations focusing on various topics such as the state of esports in South Africa, how to design monsters and aliens for games and how to get started on your own YouTube channel.

Looking at the topic of comic book writing and illustration, Azania Mosaka sat down with illustrator Sean Izaakse who is currently the artist on the ‘Avengers’ and ‘Champions’ comic books, as well as Jim Zub – a Marvel Comics author and currently the lead writer on the ‘Avengers’ and ‘Champions’ series of comic books.


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Kids Con 2018: Comic books come to life as event marks third year

Three-year-old Nathan Allen put three of his favorite superhero costumes in the car before his family headed up to Nashua on Sunday for the third annual Kids Con New England.

However, Nathan – who lives in Lynn, Massachusetts, and was among the scores of children who came to this year’s event at the Nashua Radisson – ultimately decided to leave them in the car.

“He had them ready, but he was just a bit shy” about donning one of the costumes, Nathan’s mom said, adding that he will almost certainly wear one next year.

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