On November 3-4, come visit SPARROW & CROWE writers David Accampo and Jeremy Rogers at the Long Beach Horror and Comic Con in Long Beach, California!
Dave and Jeremy will be at Booth #1502 in the Artist Alley section of the show floor (for a map of the show floor, click HERE). They’ll be signing copies of Sparrow & Crowe #1-2, as well as a VERY unique and special con-exclusive book, printed just for the show! Come by to see what it is! Posters and preview art will also be available.
Christa Nahhas, Chloe Myaskovsky and Chris Anderson, contributors for the SPARROW & CROWE HALLOWEEN SPECIAL will also be dropping by at various times!
On Sunday at 1pm, Dave and Jeremy will also guest on a special “Comics from Scratch” Q&A panel — all about creating comics, utilizing Kickstarter, publishers, digital publishing and more! The panel begins at 1pm on Sunday in Room 102B!
Art from STATION TO STATION by Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko
Just in time for Hallow’s Eve, Dave Accampo and Jeremy Rogers sat down with Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko for a roundtable discussion on our favorite types of horror, horror comics, and the process of writing. It’s a fun, in-depth discussion that reveals some behind-the-scenes processes bits about SPARROW & CROWE: THE DEMONIAC OF LOS ANGELES and the SPARROW & CROWE HALLOWEEN SPECIAL, as well as Gabriel and Corinna’s books HEATHENTOWN, STATION TO STATION, and PLANET OF THE APES: CATACLYSM!
Dave Accampo and Jeremy Rogers were invited to sit down with Jake and Ryan of Meltdown Comics‘ Meltcast 2.0!
The guys share the origins of the Sparrow & Crowe comic book, as well as how they write together, and then they launch into a roundtable discussion of the week’s comics — including Hawkeye #3, Before Watchmen: Minutemen #4 and many more!
KC: You also co-host on a number of podcasts including The Fuzzy Typewriter and The Deceptionists where you dispense invaluable writing advice. For the aspiring comic creators in our audience, is there any advice you’d care to share?
DA: I love chatting with the Deceptionists about various writing topics, but I hesitate to call it advice. I feel more like we’re sharing experiences and asking questions of one another. So, I feel like my advice would be to take your craft seriously and learn from everyone. There’s a Zen Buddhism concept called “Beginner’s Mind” which I feel is incredibly useful to writers. It just means that you have to keep yourself open – treat everything as a potential learning experience. When you do that, you’re open to learn from EVERYWHERE. And, I think that’s valuable, because the writing “opinions” I’ve formed over the years have come from so many different sources. Reading comics scripts, creative writing teachers, editors, director commentary tracks on DVDs, books on writing, interviews with writers, your peers. And, most importantly: the act of writing itself. You can and should be learning from everything. And, that’s something that Paul Montgomery and I also share in our sensibility with the Fuzzy Typewriter podcast – we both genuinely love stories and storytelling, and no matter what we’re talking about, I think we both are trying to examine the art and also crack it open a little to see what makes it tick.
As a co-host of The Deceptionists, a creative writing workshop podcast, Dave Accampo had the chance to talk a little about the Sparrow & Crowe comic book on the show’s most recent episode, which discusses NaNoWriMo — National Novel Writing Month!
It’s a great discussion on the trials, tribulations, and successes of NaNoWriMo, but Dave also takes a few minutes to talk about the Sparrow & Crowe Kickstarter campaign, and to shed a little light on the characters and the story! There might even be a spoiler or two buried in the conversation!
You can find The Deceptionists on iTunes, or go directly to the episode here.