Thom Zahler is a comic book creator and animation writer. He created the Line Webtoons hit series Cupid’s Arrows and Warning Label as well as the Harvey-nominated Love and Capes (recently with new volumes “The Family Way” and “In the Time of Covid”), Long Distance, and the time-traveling wine comic Time and Vine. He also writes and draws for IDW’s successful My Little Pony series, and has written for Disney Tsum Tsum Kingdom, Star Trek Waypoint, and more. He has written for Disney XD’s Ultimate Spider-Man and Knights of the Zodiac.
Finding the Funny: Creating Humor and Satire in Comics
Friday September 8, 2023 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm | Room: 343-344
Comics artists and cartoonists discuss the best practices for using humor and satire in comic strips and cartoons. Co-host/panelists Lisa Burdige (Background Noise) and John Hazard (Frankenstein Superstar, Background Noise) discuss what makes them laugh and how they find humor in everyday life. Joining them in the chuckles are Paul Storrie (Storm Kids: Stanley’s Ghost, Harley Quinn & the Gotham Girls), Thom Zahler (Love & Capes, Cupid’s Arrows) and Kevin Maguire (Justice League International, Defenders, Blue & Gold).
Sunday September 10, 2023 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm | Room: 343-344
Join comic creators as they talk about their experiences with the My Little Pony property and how it continues to pull in new fans (and creators). Guests will include Katie Cook, Andy Price, Tony Fleecs, Thom Zahler, and Trish Forstner. Hosted by Bob Harrison.