J. M. DeSantis Conventions & Events

This page contains a frequently updated list (below) of all J. M. DeSantis’s upcoming events, shows and appearances. If you’d like to invite J. M. DeSantis to your event, are an attendee of an event you’d like to see J. M. at, or would like him to speak on a panel or other public forum (subjects listed below), send a message via the Contact Page.

*TBA (To Be Announced) – indicates planned but unconfirmed event

2018


The Con @ White Plains

wpcomiccon.com
May 12 (Sat)

3 Rivers Comic Con
3riverscomiccon.com
May 19 & 20 (Sat & Sun)

Garden State Comic Fest
gardenstatecomicfest.com
July 7 & 8 (Sat & Sun)

Boston Comic Con
bostoncomiccon.com
August 10 – 12 (Fri – Sun)
Artist Alley

Inbeon Con
inbeoncon.com
August 25 (Sat)

Baltimore Comic-Con
baltimorecomiccon.com
September 28 – 30 (Fri – Sun)
Artist Alley

TBA: New York Comic Con
newyorkcomiccon.com
October 4 – 7 (Thurs – Sun)

Rhode Island Comic Con
ricomiccon.com
November 2 – 4 (Fri – Sun)

Speaking Engagements & Panel Discussions

J. M. is available to discuss the subjects listed below. All of them he has spoken about in the past 9 years, at events as small as little gatherings to as large as panels at the New York and Boston Comic Cons.

  • Fiction Writing, Illustration, and Comic Art (generally)
  • Cultural Competency
  • Working with Indie Publishers
  • Time Management (for writers & artists)
  • Web-Comics
  • Self-Publishing

Past Events

2018

No Such Con
nsoconvention.com
February 23*-25 (Fri* – Sun)
Artist Alley & Panels
(*Possibly not appearing on Friday)

2017

Entrepreneur Club Presentation
January 24 (Tues)
private talk to the Entrepreneur Club at Ridgefield Park HS

No Such Con
February 17 – 19 (Fri – Sun)
No Such Con on Facebook
J. M. will also appear on 4 panels during the weekend:
Friday: Webcomics
Saturday: Managing your Creativity & the Artists Panel
Sunday: Writers Panel

Anne Arundel County Public Library Comic Con
May 20 (Sat)
Appearing on a panel at 1:00 pm with Rosarium Publishing
aacpl.net/comic-con

Garden State Comic Fest
July 8 – 9 (Sat & Sun)
gardenstatecomicfest.com

Boston Comic Con
August 4 – 6 (Fri – Sun)
bostoncomiccon.com

Inbeon Con
August 26 (Sat)
inbeoncon.com

Baltimore Comic-Con
September 22 – 24 (Fri – Sun)*
baltimorecomiccon.com
*Sat & Sun only!

New York Comic Con
October 5 – 8 (Thurs – Sun)
newyorkcomiccon.com
with special guest appearance by Chris Campana!


2016

4th Annual Black Comic Book Festival
January 16, 2016 (Sat)

East Coast ComiCon
April 16 & 17, 2016 (Sat & Sun) – eastcoastcomicon.com

White Plains Comic Con
June 4 (Sat) – eventbrite.com/e/white-plains-comiccon-registration-20864591555

Garden State Comic Fest
July 9 & 10 (Sat & Sun) – gardenstatecomicfest.com

Boston Comic Con
August 12 – 14 (Fri – Sun) – bostoncomiccon.com

Newark Comic Con
August 20 (Sat) – newarkcomiccon.org

Inbeon Con
August 27 (Sat)inbeoncon.com

Baltimore Comic-Con
September 2 – 4 (Fri – Sun) – baltimorecomiccon.com

New York Comic Con
October 6 – 9 (Thurs – Sun) – newyorkcomiccon.com


2015

East Coast ComiCon
asburyparkcomicon.comApril 11 & 12, 2015 (Sat & Sun)

Bronx Heroes: Women in Comics
bxhcc.comMay 2, 2015 (Saturday)

White Plains Comic Con
newyorkcity.eventful.com/events/white-plains-comic-con-/E0-001-082443989-6May 16, 2015 (Saturday)

Eternal Con
eternalcon.comJune 13 & 14, 2015 (Sat & Sun)

Garden State Comic Con
gardenstatecomicfest.com –  July 25 & 26, 2015 (Sat & Sun)

Boston Comic Con
bostoncomiccon.comJuly 31 – August 2, 2015 (Fri – Sun)

Inbeon Con
inbeoncon.comAugust 8, 2015 (Saturday)

New York Comic Con
newyorkcomiccon.comOctober 8 – 11, 2015 (Thurs – Sun)


2014

Boston Comic Con
bostoncomiccon.comAugust 8 – 10, 2014

Baltimore Comic-Con
baltimorecomiccon.comSeptember 5* – 7, 2014

New York Comic Con
newyorkcomiccon.comOctober 9 – 12, 2014

Crazy 8 Cartoon Festival
crazy8cartoonfestival.comOctober 18, 2014


2013

The Comic Clinic
Round table discussion (Meeting) – February 5th (Tues), 4:00 pm
Mt. Sinai; New York, NY
Discussion will include commentary on cultural competancy, J. M.’s career and Chadhiyana

MoCCA Fest 2013
website on the societyofillustrators.comApril 6th & 7th (Sat & Sun)

Bronx Heroes Comic Con 5
bxhcc.comMay 4th & 5th (Sat & Sun)

Paterson Art Walk
information on artfactory.us.comMay 25th & 26th (Sat & Sun)

Pet-icular Poses
information on studiokidsart.com
4 – 5 original artworks on display in this group show
June 7th – 30th (Reception June 7th, 6 pm – 9 pm)

Boston Comic Con 2013
* NEW DATE & LOCATION *
bostoncomiccon.comRescheduled for: August 3rd & 4th (Sat & Sun)

Baltimore Comic-Con 2013
baltimorecomiccon.comSeptember 7th & 8th (Sat & Sun)

New York Comic Con 2013
newyorkcomiccon.comOctober 10th – 13th (Thurs – Sun)
(with Novastar Studios)

Fan-tastic
(gallery show)
info on artgaragenj.comDecember 6th – 30th (Reception December 6th, 6 pm – 9 pm)


2012

MoCCA Festivalmoccafest.org
April 28th & 29th (Sat & Sun), New York, NY: Table # F15

Bronx Heroes Comic Conventionbxhcc.com
May 12th (Sat), New York, NY: Table # 27

Baltimore Comic Conbaltimorecomiccon.com
September 8th & 9th (Sat & Sun), Baltimore, MD: Table # A45

New York Comic Connewyorkcomiccon.com
October 11 – 14 (Thurs – Sun), New York, NY: Booth # 2350

J. M. DeSantis Art on Display at The Coffee Machinefacebook.com/TheCoffeeMachine
October 16 – 31, 175 Main St, Ridgefield Park, NJ.

Secret Adventures of Houdini Release Eventmore info
November 21st at Forbidden Planet – 832 Broadway, New York, NY.


Note: J. M. DeSantis began appearing at conventions in 2009 with an Artist Alley appearance at the Big Apple Con (Wizard World). In 2010 – 2011, J. M. DeSantis appeared in Artist Alley at the New York Comic Con. Also in 2010 he spoke on a panel on zombie fiction for his work on Night of the Living Dead: Reanimated.