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Creator Pro Programming & Special Events

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If you’re a professional looking to break into the business of pop culture or advance your existing geeky career, then look no further! At Rose City Comic Con, we’ve curated a whole bunch of special events for comics professionals, aspiring authors, and much more. Our Creator Pro track covers a wide variety of learning exercises and experiences important to a variety of professionals. Portfolio reviews, insider panels, networking events, workshops, and much much more. Whether you’re looking to break into comics, incorporate pop culture teaching into your classroom, or become a super famous published author, there’s something for every kind of Creator Pro at RCCC. All this and more included in your Rose City Comic Con badge!

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Creator Pro Portfolio Reviews

Get a professional Portfolio Review from an Editor at DC!

Are you an artist waiting to be discovered? Want face-to-face time and constructive criticism from DC on your portfolio? We will be organizing time and space for you to connect with DC and get a portfolio review from Andrew Marino, Editor. Details on submissions and rules linked below! Space is extremely limited.

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Creator Pro Panels & Workshops

Thought-provoking industry panels and hands-on sessions from experts!

All weekend long in Room E145-146

Straight from the creative mind’s of artists, writers, and basically, total geniuses, learn tips, tricks, and trade secrets. Shh, don’t tell anyone! Just kidding, you can totally tell some people.

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Creator Pro Networking & Social Events

Time for some fun! Meet new people and make a friend in the industry!

If you want to find new people to join forces with, as you build your creative empire, look no further! Check out the below special networking events and get connected with like-minded creators – and just to have fun and mingle!

Creator Pro Mixer hosted by Jazzlyn Stone

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Saturday, September 10, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Room E145-146

Build your superpowered creative team, and publish the next big thing in comics. Are you an artist looking to connect with a writer? An inker looking to join forces with a letterer? Just wanna make new friends in the industry? Meet new creative partners during this interactive and fun networking session. Think speed dating meets the world of comics! You never know where your next creator connection might lead you! Make sure to bring business cards, work samples, and that winning smile.  Name tags will be provided! Hosted by Jazzlyn Stone. Free to attend for Rose City Comic Con badge holders.

Dark Horse Comics Presents Drink & Draw (21+) – Official Friday Night After Party

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Friday, September 9, 8:00 PM
Spirit of ’77, Portland, OR 

Get drawing for a good cause with professional creators, publishers, and the RCCC Staff – all presented by Dark Horse Comics! Make new friends and flex those creative muscles and you draw based on silly prompts suggested by our incredible host, Daniel Crary of Vault Comics. Bid on a great piece of art during our Charity Auction, where our special comic guests art will be auctioned off – 100% of proceeds will benefit The Hero Initiative. Fans with the most loved drawings at the end of the night will win exclusive prizes from InkPulp Instruction, Vault Comics, Wacom, Dark Horse Comics, and Oni Press! Plus, grab a magazine from our exclusive media sponsor, NW Nerd. This event is 21+. Early Bird tickets are NOW SOLD OUT, and limited advance tickets remain. Don’t miss out!

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