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GCC EVENTS

The 2010 24 HOUR COMIC DAY CHALLENGE is over!


It happened on SATURDAY Oct. 2nd @
GRAHAM CRACKERS COMICS of EDGEWATER (Chicago) &
GRAHAM CRACKERS COMICS of PLAINFIELD

Started at 10 am!  


More people than ever before showed up and a great time was had by all!
Everyone had a spectacular time and we can't wait for next years events...


See below for some photos from this years events, and SOME of the artwork that this years participants completed!

Shanna has Edgewater all set-up to roll for 24 Hour Comic Day 2010 Darryl attends for a second year in a row! Jeff and Tom, hard at work!
Kevin working in FULL COLOR! Derail got FREE ART SUPPLIES courtesy of CARLSONS ART SUPPLY stores! Jill seriously works out her script
Jeff and Tom, hard at work! The Champ brought his own drawing board 2nd year for Nick - and working hard!
4 per table in Edgwater but still room to spread out! Jack working on his comic Jewell helps the Champ work out some problems
Not only did Kevin draw in FULL COLOR - he also finsihed all 24 pages! Ryan working on his first page Jack still working and showing how it's done!
Derail was smart and brought his own music! DJan Vaughn Hunter and her GrandPa lasted almost all 24 hours!
Doesn't Jaali rock?  Just look at that piece! Nick fully shading his pages Jewel inking his page
FREE Pizza from Pizza Apart the BEST Thin Crust Pizza around! Wow - this persons way better than I am - nice work! Having fun on 24 HOUR COMICS DAY!
laying out the page Time to visit the recharging station Joe working very intently
FREE Snacks courtesy of Flourish Bakery & Cafe! Father & Son drawing teams are unbeatable! The group of 'dedicated' artists
a Close Up of an excellent artists work Peace!


Here's a sampling of some of the pages that completed during the 2010 Event.  Keep in mind that it was a question of SPEED and not QUALITY that people were attempting here.
 The goal was to create a 24 page comic in 24 hours!

  Nick DuFrene's work Nick DuFrene's workNick DuFrene's workNick DuFrene's workNick DuFrene's workNick DuFrene's work
 Nick DuFrene  Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
  Dan's Clean work Dan's Great workDan Brouwer's workDan Brouwer's workDan Brouwer's workDan Brouwer's workDan Brouwer's work
 Dan Brouwer  Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
Alliana's work Alliana's work Alliana's work Alliana's work Alliana's work Alliana's work

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alianna Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
ernie

 

Ernie Posey Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
Ryan's work Ryan's work Ryan's work
Ryan Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
jeff's work jeff's work jeff's work jeff's work jeff's work jeff's work
Jeff Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
  Dan's Clean work Dan's Great workDerail's workDerail's workDerail's workDerail's workDerail's workDerail's workDerail's work

 

 

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 Derail Howery Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
Darryl's work Darryl's work Darryl's work
Darryl Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
Kevin's full color complete art    

 



     

 

 

Kevin  Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
jill

 



     



 

Jill Church  Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
hawkins

 

Jerry Hawkins  Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
pages from The Champ    

 

 

  

The Champ  Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
Hunter's work


 

 

Hunter  Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
Jewel Walton

 

 

 

Jewell Walton  Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
merch

 







 

Ian Merch  Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
jack's work jack's work jack's work
Jack Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.
Tom

Tom  Click on the photo to view page 1, and then use the arrow to continue.

  Thanks again to this years outstanding CO-SPONSORS!



111 East Front St. Wheaton, IL. 60187
5216 Main St.  Downers Grove, IL. 60515
209 S. Main St.  Lombard, IL. 60148


Dinner will be provided at the PLAINFIELD location by
 by ROSATI'S PIZZA
15918 S. Division St.  Plainfield, IL. 60586



We eat Rosati's Pizza ever week for lunch -it's delicious - wonderful - and did I mention delicious?  You'll love it and you won't even have to stop your work to run and grab dinner - it's all provided!


Sweets & Snacks are being provided at the EDGEWATER location by the fantastic Flourish Bakery & Cafe on 1138 West Bryn Mawr Avenue.

You'll want to participate in 24 HOUR COMICS DAY just for these delicious goods!

 


Dinner at the EDGEWATER location is being sponsored by Apart Pizza Company 5624 N. Broadway St.  Chicago, IL.  60660
    Voted the BEST THIN CRUST PIZZA in Illinois.  Find out more and support these are lovers at www.apartpizzacompany.com



 


We will have delicious drinks and SODA POP to help keep you awake as you stay up all night creating your comic book!  We even got a refrigerator donated for the day from GATOR CHEF Inc. (100 Frontier Way Bensenville IL - 888-944-2867).  They were worried that are pathetic college size mini-fridges would not hold enough cold beverages for all the artists that will be participating!    Thanks Chef Al!