New York, March 1, 2005 -- The MONDAY, MARCH 7th session of the INSIDE THE COMICS CREATORS' STUDIO (ICCS) seminar series, moderated by DANNY FINGEROTH, will feature a presentation by Marvel Comics' Editor-in-Chief JOE QUESADA, in which he will talk about his work and his career. This will be followed by audience Q & A with Quesada.
In addition to his successful tenure as Marvel's head editorial honcho, Quesada is also a writer, artist, publisher and musician. His past accomplishments include co-founding EVENT COMICS (home of ASH and PAINKILLER JANE) and the MARVEL KNIGHTS line. As an artist, he is known for his work on DAREDEVIL, AZRAEL and many other characters. Joe's writing credits include DAREDEVIL: FATHER and IRON MAN: THE MASK IN THE IRON MAN.
Held at Manhattan's MUSEUM OF COMIC AND CARTOON ART (MoCCA), the seminar is part of the museum's innovative MoCCA MONDAYS programming. The two-hour session goes from 6:30-8:30 pm. Tickets are $15.00 ($12.00 for MoCCA members). The museum will offer other exciting events on the Monday nights when there is no ICCS session scheduled. Contact MoCCA at 212-254-3511 for more details.
On Monday, March 21, the ICCS session will feature former Marvel editor-in-chief and writer of Spider-Man and Spider-Girl, TOM DeFALCO.The schedule for the rest of the ICCS series is as follows:
INSIDE THE COMICS CREATORS' STUDIO
Alternate Monday nights 6:30-8:30 pm
Moderator: DANNY FINGEROTH
March 7: JOE QUESADA (Marvel Editor-in-Chief)
March 21: TOM DeFALCO (Spider-Girl, Thunderstrike)
April 4: PETER DAVID (Incredible Hulk, Star Trek)
April 18: JOEY CAVALIERI (Editor of Flash and Bizarro)
May 2: BILL SIENKIEWICZ (Stray Toasters, Elektra Assassin)
MoCCA is located at:
(Between Houston and Prince)
NEW YORK, NY 10012
Moderator DANNY FINGEROTH, longtime Marvel Comics writer and editor of Spider-Man and many other comics, is editor-in-chief of WRITE NOW magazine (published by TwoMorrows), the premier publication about writing comics, and author of SUPERMAN ON THE COUCH: WHAT SUPERHEROES REALLY TELL US ABOUT OURSELVES AND OUR SOCIETY (Continuum). He teaches Comics and Graphic Novel writing at New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies.