Free Comic Book Day

Zack Kaplan

Our Free Comic Book Day guest is Zack Kaplan Image Comics Top Cow Productions, Inc. AfterShock Comics. Every single one of his currently running books is in development with Skybound Entertainment and Universal TV
BIO: In two short years, Zack Kaplan has emerged as a breakout voice in comics, creating three sci-fi series, ECLIPSE, in its fourth and final arc, and the ongoing PORT OF EARTH, both from Image Comics and Top Cow, and THE LOST CITY EXPLORERS, from Aftershock Comics. ECLIPSE and PORT OF EARTH are both in TV development with Robert Kirkman’s (Walking Dead) Skybound Entertainment, with Port of Earth at Amazon Studios. THE LOST CITY EXPLORERS is in TV development with Universal TV. Zack also recently made his DC debut, scripting NIGHTWING 57 and 58. Zack taught screenwriting at the International Academy of Film and TV, located in the Philippines, and he lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Red 5 Comics

Come buy rare and unique items from this awesome comic company. Come meet some of their creative team and grab some autographs.
James Venhaus

James Venhaus is the writer / creator of The Night Owl Society, published by IDW Publishing. The Night Owl Society started as a crowdfunded self-published book, and after receiving glowing reviews, was picked up by IDW for a 3-issue limited series. He is currently working on a second series of The Night Owl Society, a new all-ages adventure comic, The Rainbow Power Girls and a horror / adventure comic, Devil’s Daughter, LLC. James’ is also an award winning playwright whose plays have been produced in theatres across the country and in nine foreign countries. He lives in Fort Worth, TX with his wife and daughters.
Ben Humeniu

Ben Humeniuk is a Woodlands-based cartoonist and educator who makes comics and graphic novels. His current works include the middle-grade fantasy adventure series WAKING LIFE, published by Comicker Press, and the educational STEM series THE MAGNIFICENT MAKERS, coming in August 2019 from Rosen Publishing. He seeks to create work that entertains while developing empathy and understanding in readers of all ages.
Kasey Carboni

YOOO!!! My name is Kasey Carboni from Willis, Texas! A few years ago I graduated from Sam Houston with a BFA in Computer Animation! I created a comic called “Beans,” which is the story of a girl who helps a lost alien return home. I’ve only got a few issues of the comic left! At Free Comic Book Day I’ll also be offering posters and prints of my work. Until then I’ll be hard at work on my second comic. See you at Free Comic Book Day!!!