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CBC Graphic Novel Committee Programming at Emerald City Comic Con 2024

The CBC has put together 2 great panels held at the Seattle Convention Center. Get the details below and book your tickets today!

Keep Bans Off Our Books (Thursday, February 29, 12:45, Room 434)

The topic of book banning has risen as more and more books are taken off the shelves, especially graphic novels. These creators are here to talk about graphic novels and literacy, what we can do about censorship in our communities, and most importantly, how to keep bans off our books!

Moderator: Maggie Block — Deputy Publisher, Hinton Publishing


  • Marissa Moss (Talia’s Codebook for Mathletes) — Candlewick Press
  • Richard Fairgray (Where Do Monsters Come From? / Black Sand Beach) — Holiday House / Pixel+Ink / Peachtree Publishing
  • Royden Lepp (Rust) — Random House Graphic
  • Teo DuVall (Brooms) — Levine Querido
  • Olivia Cuartero Briggs (Fate: The Winx Saga) — Mad Cave Studios

Spring Into New Graphic Novels 2024 (Sunday, March 3, 12:30 PM, Room 434)

Ready to hear about what’s new in the YA graphic novel world? Our creators are here to buzz about their new titles coming this Spring.

Moderator: Brenna Shanks — Teen Materials Selector, Kings County Library System 


  • G. Neri (Safe Passage) — Lee & Low Books
  • Agnes Lee (49 Days) — Levine Querido
  • Joe Corallo (King Arthur & The Knights of Justice) — Mad Cave Studios
  • Stephanie Kate Strohm (Arden High) — Disney Publishing Worldwide / Disney Hyperion
  • Robin Ha (The Fox Maidens) — HarperCollins / Balzer + Bray

A special thank you to:

  • Len Vlahos, literary consultant of the wonderful ReedPop, for his guidance and help in organizing the panels.
  • Our great moderators, Brenna Shanks & Maggie Block, for their collaboration and contribution.
  • The brilliant book creators, their publishers, and the CBC Graphic Novel Committee members.

Learn more about the CBC Graphic Novel Committee.

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