Maine Comics Arts Festival

| May 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Don’t miss the Maine Comics Arts Festival on this  Sunday, May 20, 2012 from 10-5  at Ocean Gateway in Portland, ME. The festival will feature over 100 comic writers, artists and publishers as guests.


Welcome to the Maine Comics Arts Festival! This festival celebrates the wonderful world of comic books, comic strips, graphic novels, web comics and more. The festival will feature a wide variety of comic creators, writers, artists and publishers. Located in the beautiful Ocean Gateway Building on the shores of Casco Bay in Portland, Maine.

Admission: $5.00, Children under 12 FREE

Directions can be found on their website.  

Schedule:  You can view the complete schedule online at  including children’s workshops, featured authors/artists , ‘Monster Drawing Sessions’ and the last panel of Sunday May 20th,  4:00 PM- How to Publish your Comics and the Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing  with  Mort Todd, Susan and Everett Soares.

But wait, There’s more! Our very own Tyler James will be at the festival and is featured among the special guests list!

Tyler James  is a comics creator, game designer, and educator residing in Newburyport, MA. He is the writer and co-creator of superhero murder mystery maxi-series THE RED TEN, EPIC, a superteen action comedy, and Tears of the Dragon, a swords and sorcery fantasy. His past work includes OVER, a romantic comedy graphic novel, and Super Seed, the story of the world’s first super powered fertility clinic. His work has been published by DC and Arcana comics.

Tyler is the publisher and co-creator of ComixTribe, a new website empowering creators to help each other make better comics.

Contact Tyler via email (, visit his website, follow him on Twitter, or check him out on Facebook

Be sure to check out the  festival  if you’re in or near Portland this weekend.

ComixTribe Makes the ‘Rounds: Cons and other public appearances

Maine Comics Arts Festival
(May 19-20th 2012, Portland, ME.)
In  attendance: Tyler James

Granite State Comic Con  
(Sunday June 10 2012, Manchester, NH)
In  attendance:  Tyler James, Joe Mulvey

Third Eye Comics Pre-Baltimore Comic Con ComixTribe Signing
In  attendance:  Tyler James, Joe Mulvey, Rachel Deering

Baltimore Comic Con  
(Saturday and Sunday Sept 8-9 2012, Baltimore, MD)
In  attendance:  Tyler James, Joe Mulvey, Rachel Deering

(August 18th 2012, Trumbull, CT)
In  attendance:  Cesar Feliciano

New York Comic Con  
(October 11-14th 2012, New York, NY)
In  attendance:  Tyler James, Joe Mulvey, Rachel Deering, John Lees, Jonathan Rector

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