Afro Latinx Children’s Books

Afro Latinx Children’s Books

Fully-illustated children’s book with kids of color as protagonists are slowly becoming more available, and illustrators and authors of color join publication houses that previously “whitewashed” their stories. In years past, pubishers would reject...
Reminder: Monster Me Contest!

Reminder: Monster Me Contest!

📚 CALLING ALL PARENTS & TEACHERS 🖍 Submit your kid’s monster drawing for a chance to win awesome prizes from gift cards and board games to professional art software + your entry will donate iPOP! iOpeningStories’ Monster Me books to our non-profit!...
Voting Rights and John Lewis

Voting Rights and John Lewis

Andrew Aydin was a congressional staffer for the late congressman John Lewis, and co-authored a graphic novel with the congressman about his life, covering his powerful activism in the civil rights movement during the 60s. Aydin hopes that young readers of the graphic...
Richie Slade Illustrates – Round Two! | Email News 8-22

Richie Slade Illustrates – Round Two! | Email News 8-22

Learn to Read Comics Presents Richie Slade – Round Two! More Richie Slate on Instagram 📚 CALLING ALL PARENTS & TEACHERS 🖍 Submit your kid’s monster drawing for a chance to win awesome prizes from gift cards and board games to professional art software + your...
Free Comic Book Weekend Aug 14-15

Free Comic Book Weekend Aug 14-15

Free Comic Book Day is an annual promotional effort by the North American comic book industry to help bring new readers into independent comic book stores. Normally one single day, the COVID-19 crisis of 2020 forced the organizers to rethink the event protocols and instead most store owners offered a Free Comic Book Summer.

Teaching with Comics Conference August 9-11 2021

Teaching with Comics Conference August 9-11 2021

Reading With Pictures, the most trusted source for knowledge about the impact of comics and graphic novels for empowerment, learning, and lifelong joy, presents TEACHING WITH COMICS, a FREE three-day professional development event for the comics curious and manga...
2022 Latinx Comic Arts Festival

2022 Latinx Comic Arts Festival

The 2022 Latinx Comic Arts Festival is planned for March 25-26 in Modesto California! General information:https://www.latinxcomicartsfest.com/ Check out some links to fantastic artists and projects on the Latinx Comic Arts Fest Facebook page...
Pokemon Turns 25

Pokemon Turns 25

Originally released in Japan in 1996 as “Pocket Monsters,” the card game Pokémon, a portmanteau of “Poketto Monsuta” in Japanese, spread cross the Western world like wildfire.

Richie Slade Illustrates – Round One

Richie Slade Illustrates – Round One

Professional Wrestler and Semi-pro Comic Book Illustrator Richie Slade joins us to illustrate his favorite comic book characters! Hear about his upbringing as an illustrator, drawing pointers, stenciling tips, and more!