Artist/Writer Signing - Mark Mariano

Come by and meet Mark Mariano - an amazing, self-published, all-ages comic creator/artist/writer and musician!  Check out his books Harebrains, The Other Side of Hugless Hill and Flabbergast: Science Friction!  You can check out these and more of his books at mypalmark.com.

Mark Mariano is a Harvey Award Nominated cartoonist from New Jersey. He's an Adventure Time cover artist, a contributor to Aw Yeah Comics!, The Sakai Project from Dark Horse, and Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream. His self-published work includes the family favorite The Other Side of Hugless Hill, the Moonbeam Award-Winning Flabbergast: Science Friction and the amazon.com best-selling Happyloo: Flying Colors. As proud organizer of the traveling Kids Love Comics pavilion for several comic conventions, Mark assembles the roster of super-talented artists, and creates the programming. Being an advocate of comics in the classroom, he enjoys visiting schools and sharing his love of art and storytelling. Mark has been drawing since he was three, and loves reading comics and picture books, making music with The O>Matics, eating ice cream, and watching cartoons.

Mark will be here from 12pm-4pm, signing copies of his work.  He will also read aloud his book, The Other Side of Hugless Hill, and discuss how he created it.  Working with the audience, Mark will draw a monster based on their ideas!

Mark will also hold a series of fun drawing challenges that are sure to spark your imagination and tickle your funny bone!