“Uniquely Japan” Author/Illustrator Abby Denson to Appear at Graphic Fest 2022

Graphic Fest 2022

Saturday, July 23 from Noon until 4:30 p.m.

Books Are Magic – 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn

Admission: Free

Join Books Are Magic and local illustrators and authors for a fun-filled day of drawings, signings, and activities!

Abby Denson, the author of Uniquely Japan, the Kitty Sweet Tooth series (with artist Utomaru), Cool Tokyo GuideCool Japan GuideDolltopia, and Tough Love: High School Confidential, is one of the featured participants. She has scripted comics for Amazing Spider-Man FamilyPowerpuff Girls ComicsSimpsons ComicsSabrina the Teenage WitchJosie and the PussycatsDisney Adventures, and many others. Her work has earned the International Manga Award, Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, and IPPY Award. To learn more about Denson, please visit her website.

Author/Illustrator Abby Denson

The event consists of two sessions. Guests can attend both.

Session 1 — from Noon until 2:00 p.m.

Opening demo with John Patrick Green and Dave Roman

Signings and activities with Molly Brooks, Abby Denson, John Patrick Green, Wendy Xu, Dave Roman, Colleen AF Venable, and Stephanie Yue

Session 2 — from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Opening demo with Isabel Roxas and Mika Song

Signings and activities with Dan Abdo and Jason Patterson, Veronica Agarwal and Lee Durfey-Lavoie, Mark Siegel, Mika Song, Aatmaja Pandya, and Isabel Roxas

Profiles of each author and illustrator are available on Books Are Magic’s Eventbrite page.

Event Guidelines

RSVP is highly encouraged but not required. To RSVP, please visit Books Are Magic’s Eventbrite page.

Do not attend if you are not feeling well.

If you have any questions regarding these guidelines or to request accessibility accommodations, please contact eventhelp@booksaremagic.net.