John Gallagher is the award-winning artist and writer of the Max Meow: Cat Crusader kids’ graphic novel series from Random House. He also the cartoonist of Buzzboy and Roboy Red (with Rich Faber). John is a co-founder of Kids Love Comics (kidslovecomics.net), promoting comics and the magic of reading, and he is Art Director for Ranger Rick magazine, from the National Wildlife Federation.
The Jamar Chronicles: From Small Press to Scholastic!
Sunday October 30, 2022 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm | Room: 339-342
Join us for a riveting hour as long-time friend and collaborator, John Gallagher (Max Meow) joins our BCC Spotlight subject, Jamar Nicholas in a fun, funny, and enlightening stroll through Nicholas’ cartooning career, beginning in 1998 with his self-published/small press comic series, The Jamar Chronicles, to the present with the release of Leon the Extraordinary, the first in a series of middle grade graphic novels, published by Scholastic Graphix.
Saturday October 29, 2022 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm | Room: Kids Love Comics Pavilion
Comic creator John Gallagher shares his insight on making comics and helps you create a silly villain and a perilous plot. How will the heroic Cat Crusader save the day? That’s up to you!