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R. Sikoryak’s upcoming events


Adjunct faculty member (and Illustration Alum) R. Sikoryak is a busy guy these days. In addition to working on his upcoming book, Bob is also taking part in the events below. Check ’em out!


Fantagraphics Books & Rocketship Brooklyn are proud to present:


WHO: Craig Yoe, Mark Newgarden, Glenn Head, Danny Hellman, Sam Henderson, R. Sikoryak, Jonathon Rosen, Mark Dean Veca, Chadwick Whitehead…

WHAT: HOTWIRE COMICS Vol. 2 Release Party & Signing

208 Smith St. b/w Butler and Baltic in Brooklyn.
ph# 718-797-1348

WHEN: Friday, March 14, at 8PM

HOTWIRE COMICS Vol. 2 weighs in at 136 pages, 64 in full color, with an eye-popping fold-out and big 9×12 format. Edited by Glenn Head (Snake Eyes). Featuring all new work by these GREAT talents: Tim Lane, Jonathon Rosen, Mark Newgarden, R. Sikoryak, David Sandlin, Mary Fleener, Johnny Ryan, Matti Hagelberg, David Paleo, Sam Henderson, Danny Hellman, Glenn Head, Carol Swain, Mark dean Veca, Stephane Blanquet, Mack White, Onsmith, Lorna Miller, Chris Estey, David Lasky, Ivan Brunetti, Tobias Tak, Craig Yoe, and Christian Northeast….

HOTWIRE puts the kicks back in comics! Yes, the Eisner and Harvey award nominated comics’ anthology is back for another mindbending, madcap, mash-up of thrills, spills, and glorious cartoon mayhem!


SPLAT! A Graphic Novel Symposium will take place on Saturday, March 15 at the New York Center of Independent Publishing (NYCIP) in Manhattan, with keynote speaker Scott McCloud . The NYCIP is a non-profit educational program (part of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen) dedicated to promoting and supporting independent publishers across the United States.

Graphic novels are becoming increasingly popular, creating a groundswell of excitement and interest. Addressing the graphic novel’s considerable impact on the public consciousness, the SPLAT! Symposium, organized by the NYCIP, will provide an intensive educational forum for the publishing community, educators, librarians, and people eager to find out more about the comics universe. It will also supply prospective creators with a unique opportunity to learn what it takes to be a graphic novelist.

The conference will feature a number of movers and shakers from the graphic novel world, including: Scott McCloud (one of the most influential and highly regarded cartoonists in the country, who will be the Symposium’s keynote speaker); Jim Killen (Barnes and Noble); David Saylor (Scholastic), Raina Telgemeier (The Baby-Sitters Club), CB Cebulski (Marvel Comics); Bob Mecoy (Bob Mecoy Literary Agency); R. Sikoryak (Drawn & Quarterly); Nick Bertozzi (The Salon); Charles Brownstein (CBLDF); and many more…