Award-Winning Publisher Fanbase Press Returns to the Convention Circuit Alongside Creators from Across the US for the 2022 Latinx Comic Arts Festival

For the first time in over two years, award-winning publisher Fanbase Press will be making its return to the comics convention circuit!  The Fanbase Press team is thrilled to be exhibiting at the Latinx Comic Arts Festival (LCAF), alongside a number of other talented independent creators from across the US! Taking place on Friday, March 25, and Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Modesto Junior College's West Campus in Modesto, CA, the event is the Central Valley’s celebration of Latinx creators and friends. This FREE comics convention features cartoonists, writers, artists, animators, storyboard artists, and more. Even better, it’s an ALL-AGES, FAMILY FRIENDLY event open to the community! Each day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., we will be meeting fans at the Fanbase Press booth, where you can purchase all of our comics and graphic novels, including the 2020 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Winner Quince: The Definitive Bilingual Edition which features a study guide by LCAF Founding Director Dr. Theresa Rojas!

Fans in attendance will have a chance to stop by the Fanbase Press table to pick up all of our comics and graphic novels, including the 2018 Eisner Award-nominated Quince, the multiple award-winning Quince: The Definitive Bilingual Edition hardcover, and the recently released Nuclear Power trade paperback by co-writers Desirée Proctor and Erica Harrell (Marvel's Voices: Comunidades, Deadshot: Mercy) and illustrator Lynne Yoshii (Marvel's Voices: Identity)!





Plus, attendees can stop by and learn more about Fanbase Press' recently announce Outstanding Young Latinx Comics Creators digital anthology, which is now open for submissions through May 1, 2022.  More information and submission guides will be available at the Fanbase Press booth.





EXHIBITORS IN ATTENDANCE

Some of the 2022 exhibitors will include the Comadres y Comics Podcast Team, Amber Padilla (The Secret Garden on 81st Street), Paul Meyer (Under the Cottonwood Tree), J. Gonzo, J.M. Hunter, Manuel Martinez, Javier Hernandez (El Muerto), Rafael Navarro (Sonambulo, Guns A’ Blazin’), Crystal Gonzalez (In the Dark), Jaime Crespo (Tortilla), Cathy Camper (Lowriders in Space), Luke Martinez (The Ascendant, Storm Riders), Robert Liu-Trujillo, Alex Schumacher, Don Nguyen, and Henry Barajas, among many others!  A full list of exhibitors may be found on the LCAF website.


PROGRAMMING

LCAF will feature two full days of informational and exciting panels and workshops, a virtual art gallery, and a lowrider exhibition on Saturday, March 26.  To view the complete programming schedule, be sure to visit the LCAF website.


COVID GUIDELINES AND OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES

For more information regarding what you should anticipate for the festival's COVID guidelines, ADA compliance within the building, and a floor plan for the event, be sure to visit LCAF's Event FAQ page.




Please visit the Latinx Comic Arts Festival website to learn more about this exciting event. Attendance is FREE and open to the public!

Everyone at Fanbase Press is greatly looking forward to the convention, and we hope to see you there!






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