24 Hour Comics Day 2013 Commences October 5

Official Press Release

The 10th annual 24-Hour Comics Day will take place on Saturday, October 5, as announced at the ComicsPRO Annual Members Meeting. Starting this year, the event will be held annually on the first Saturday in October.

"The 24-Hour Comics Day committee has decided to make 24-Hour Comics Day the first Saturday of October every year, based on feedback from participants," said ComicsPRO director executive director Amanda Emmert.

24-Hour Comics Day is an annual challenge for cartoonists to produce a 24-page comic book written, drawn, and completed in 24 consecutive hours.ComicsPRO, the comic book specialty retailer trade group, organizes the day.  ComicsPRO invites comic book artists, whether professional or amateur, young or old, to check out a local venue or try the challenge on their own.

Host sites should register at www.24hourcomicsday.com, and those who wish to participate can go to www.24hourcomicsday.com and look for events nearby as the event day nears.

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