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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Artist-Writer Melissa McCommon at Creative Women Mini-Con 2013

Melissa McCommon, Artist/Writer
Melissa McCommon is a self-taught artist and comic book writer. Growing up in Vacaville, California, Melissa was a child who struggled with reading, however, by means of comic books, she taught herself to read. Since then, she has loved the comic book medium.

Melissa learned to read with comic books

After self publishing her first comic book "Carnation," Melissa was hired by Scattered Comics to draw for the studio's comic "Caffeine Poisoned." You can find Melissa's books at Empire's Comics Vault on the Local Shelf. Ask Ben to help you find them.

Melissa keeps herself busy with her on-going webcomic "Epic Chaos!" Melissa attends conventions in California regularly and is also a co-panelist with Creative Women Mini-Con creator-artist Heather Jaeger, giving artist/writer help in their panel series "From Fan to Creator!

Meet Melissa at Creative Women Mini-Con 2013
Date: Saturday, August 10, 2013
Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.