Nemo Publishing announced today that comic artist and writer Jay Piscopo will be partnering with the KBC Shipyard Store & Tasting-Room to do sketches and signings at their location at 8 Western Avenue in Kennebunk, Maine on National Root Beer Float Day August 6th. FREE root beer float popsicles, actual rootbeer floats, and free Capt’n Eli soda samples will be handed out. Piscopo will be on hand to teach do his legendary presentation that shows artists of all ages that anyone can draw. Supplies are limited so don’t delay.
“Soda and comic books have been a staple of kids everywhere for decades,” explained Piscopo. “This event just gives families an excuse to get out and have a little fun for all involved.” Not a Maine local and curious about Nemo Publishing’s line? Check out www.captneli.com.
About the Creator: Jay Piscopo is the author and illustrator of The Undersea Adventures of Capt’n Eli graphic novel series and has created numerous titles featuring spin off characters from this series including The Sea Ghost #1: The Sea Ghost in the Machine and the Commander X All-Star Special. He is known for his signature pulp style and is a frequent contributing artist for Moonstone Books. He co-created the internationally distributed comic book series The Scrap City Pack Rats, featuring the world’s first disabled superheroes. This six-issue series received national attention for its groundbreaking approach and subject matter. Jay has conducted hundreds of comics workshops and classroom events teaching drawing and storytelling techniques across the country. He is an engaging presenter with extensive teaching experience.