If you would like J. M. DeSantis to appear at a signing, convention, speaking engagement, etc, please CONTACT him directly.

J. M. DeSantis Convention Banner

Look for J. M. DeSantis’s convention banner (pictured)

2022 EVENTS

RP Teachers Art Show
March – June (reception 3 March); Municipal Building, Ridgefield Park, NJ

Free Comic Book Day @ The Spider’s Web
7 May; Yonkers, NY

RP Summer Arts Fest (TBA)
11 June; Ridgefield Park, NJ

Garden State Comic Fest: Morristown
9 – 10 July; Morristown, NJ

TerrifiCon
29 – 31 July; Mohegan Sun, CT

PuchiCon
6 – 7 Aug; Teaneck, NJ

RP Street Fair (TBA)
17 Sep; Ridgefield Park, NJ

New York Comic Con (TBA)
w/Dark Fire Press
6 – 9 Oct; New York, NY

Rhode Island Comic Con
4 – 6 Nov; Providence, RI

(still scheduling shows; check back)

FUTURE EVENTS

Wicked Comic Con (2023)
TBA

(J. M. DeSantis is open to scheduling)


Past Events

2022: JD Calderon’s Indie Comics Explained (16 Jan; Virtual)

2021: Garden State Comic Fest: Summer Edition (4 – 6 Jun); TerrifiCon (30 Jul – 1 Aug); Catch Da Craze Sketch-Off (virtual: 4 Aug); The Spider’s Web, Yonkers, NY (14 Aug *Free Comic Book Day*); Inbeon Con (virtual: 28 & 29 Aug); Boston Fan Expo (3 – 5 Sep); Sci-Fi Valley Con (8 – 10 Oct); Diversity Con (15 & 16 October); JD Calderon’s Talking Indie Comics
(Virtual: 17 October); CreatorCon Interview (w/Phil Russertt, 29 October); Baltimore Comic-Con (22 – 24 October); RP Street Fair (30 October); Rhode Island Comic Con (5 – 7 November)


2020*
The Year of COVID-19
Garden State Comic Fest: Winter Edition (25 January)

Appeared Virtually on: Get in Toon!, Catch Da Craze, & Indy Comic Explained

*after March, J. M. DeSantis’s remaining in-person events were cancelled or rescheduled due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak, including: East Coast Comic Con, Sci-Fi Valley Con, Eternal Con, Garden State Comic Fest: Morristown, TerrifiCon, Fan Expo Boston, IABX, RP Street Faire, New York Comic Con, Rhode Island Comic Con


2019
No Such Con (Feb); Barnes & Noble Author Signing (Princeton, NJ, for Robert Phillips, 24 Aug); Ridgefield Park Street Fair (21 Sep); Baltimore Comic-Con (18 – 20 Oct); Diversity Con (25 Oct); Rhode Island Comic Con (1 – 3 Nov)

2018
No Such Con (when the J. M. DeSantis song was first created); The Con @ White Plains; 3 Rivers Comic Con; Garden State Comic Fest; Boston Comic Con; Inbeon Con; Baltimore Comic-Con; Rhode Island Comic Con (JMD Rescheduled for 2019!)

2017
RPHS Entrepreneur Club Presentation (Jan 24); No Such Con (w/Matt Farley!); Anne Arundel County Public Library Comic Con (& panel w/Rosarium Publishing); Garden State Comic Fest; Boston Comic Con; Inbeon Con; Baltimore Comic-Con; New York Comic Con (w/appearance by Chris Campana!)


2016
4th Annual Black Comic Book Festival (w/Rosarium Publishing); East Coast ComiCon; White Plains Comic Con; Garden State Comic Fest; Boston Comic Con; Newark Comic Con; Inbeon Con; Baltimore Comic-Con; New York Comic Con

2015
East Coast ComiCon; Bronx Heroes: Women in Comics; White Plains Comic Con; Eternal Con; Garden State Comic Con; Boston Comic Con; Inbeon Con; New York Comic Con

2014
Boston Comic Con; Baltimore Comic-Con; New York Comic Con; Crazy 8 Cartoon Festival


2013
The Comic Clinic (Presentation, Mt. Sinai, New York, NY); MoCCA Fest; Bronx Heroes Comic Con 5; Paterson Art Walk; Pet-icular Poses (Group Art Show, Montclair, NJ,  June 7 – 30, Reception June 7); Boston Comic Con 2013 (* NEW DATES & LOCATION *, Artist Alley & Self-Publishing vs Traditional Publishing Panel); Baltimore Comic-Con; New York Comic Con (w/Novastar Studios); Fan-tastic (Group Art Show, Montclair, NJ)

2012
MoCCA Festival; Bronx Heroes Comic Convention; Baltimore Comic Con; New York Comic Con (*Chadhiyana’s Debut*: Artist Alley & Web-Comic Panel); The Coffee Machine (Solo Art Show); Secret Adventures of Houdini Release Event (Nov 21 at Forbidden Planet in NYC)


2011: New York Comic Con (Artist Alley & Panel Appearance)

2010: Zombie Fiction Panel (SciFi Group in NJ), New York Comic Con (Artist Alley)

2009: Night of the Living Dead: Reanimated Premiere (NJ); Big Apple Con (Wizard World *J. M. DeSantis’s First Show in Artist Alley*)