Archive for March, 2012

Emerald City ComiCon and Sakura-Con

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Emerald City ComiCon and Sakura-Con are major comics conventions in Seattle, WA.  You can meet famous (and not-so-famous) artists, check out cool exhibitions, and participate in gaming tournaments! At this meeting, we discussed some tips, information, and pricing for both events.
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GNS Activities for Spring Quarter

Friday, March 16th, 2012

GNS Anthology Finished!

Copies of the anthology were distributed during the Nils Osmar guest speaker presentation on Wednesday May 23rd.  There are 25 copies left.

We also made 1 inch pins out of the first and second place flyers from the poster contest.  Those will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis.

You can see the contents in a slideshow here.  If you want an anthology or a pin, come to our last meeting!

Open Officer Positions

E-mail gnsofficers@u.washington.edu if you’re interested in the following:

  1. Writing Officer – Keep on the lookout for comic writing opportunities throughout the Northwest.  Finds interesting writing works (such as scripts, fanfiction, works, exhibits, etc.).  Holds presentation(s) regarding writing tips, styles, genres, etc.
  2. Webmaster – Responsible for constantly updating the GNS website.  Needs to make sure everything is up to date with presentation dates, activities, links, archives, etc.  Also finds webcomics, art (as deemed related and appropriate)

Convention Pre-Registration

Sakura-Con is a very popular anime convention.  It offers discounts to people who sign up early, depending on the date:

$40 effective starting 6-4-2012
$45 effective starting 9-3-2012
$50 effective starting 12-3-2012
$55 effective starting 3-4-2013
$60 at the door

We’ll post more convention registration info as other conventions approach.