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Visit Lion Forge Booth #1609!

Meet the talent and receive free ARCs and chapbooks!

No Ivy League Signing Information

Wednesday, May 29, 1:00PM – 1:45PM
Thursday May 30, 2:00PM – 2:45PM
Saturday, June 1, 11:00AM – 12:15PM
Sunday, June 2, 1:30PM – 2:15PM

No Ivy League Cover

No Ivy League © 2019 Hazel Newlevant.

Hazel Newlevant will be signing ARC copies of No Ivy League at booth #1609!

*ARCs limited to first 50 participants with a ticket – visit the Lion Forge booth early in the show to get your ticket!

Hazel NewlevantHazel Newlevant is a Portland-raised, Queens-residing cartoonist. Their comics include Tender-Hearted, Sugar Town, No Ivy League, and If This Be Sin. They are the editor and publisher of the anthologies Chainmail Bikini and Comics For Choice. Their work has been honored with the Ignatz Award, Xeric Grant and the Prism Comics Queer Press Grant.

Mooncakes Signing Information

Wednesday, May 29, 2:30PM – 3:15PM
Thursday May 30, 10:30AM – 11:15AM
Friday, May 31, 12:00PM – 1:15PM
Saturday, June 1, 3:30PM – 4:15PM
Sunday, June 2, 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Suzanne Walker & Wendy Xu will be signing ARC copies of Mooncakes at booth #1609!

*ARCs limited to first 50 participants with a ticket – visit the Lion Forge booth early in the show to get your ticket!

Suzanne WalkerSuzanne Walker is a Chicago-based writer and editor. She is co-creator of the graphic novel Mooncakes (Lion Forge, October 2019) with artist Wendy Xu. Part of it can be read on Her short fiction has been published in Clarkesworld, and she has published nonfiction articles with Uncanny Magazine, Women Write About Comics and the anthology Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability. You can find her posting pictures of her cat and occasionally yelling about baseball on Twitter: @suzusaur.


Wendy XuWendy Xu is a Brooklyn-based illustrator and comics artist. She is co-creator of Mooncakes, a graphic novel out in 2019 from Lion Forge Comics. Her work has been featured on Catapult, Barnes & Noble Sci-fi/Fantasy Blog, and, among other places. She currently works as an assistant editor curating young adult and children’s books. You can find her on twitter @angrygirlcomics or on instagram as @artofwendyxu.



Mooncakes Cover

Mooncakes © 2019 Wendy Xu and Suzanne Walker

Gender Queer: A Memoir Signing Information

Thursday May 30, 12:30PM – 1:15PM
Friday, May 31, 10:30AM – 11:15AM
Saturday, June 1, 1:30PM – 2:15PM
Sunday, June 2, 12:00PM – 12:45PM

Gender Queer Cover

Gender Queer © 2019 Maia Kobabe.

Maia Kobabe will be signing copies of Gender Queer at booth #1609!

*Free copies limited to first 10 participants with a ticket and will be 50% off after that – visit the Lion Forge booth early in the show to get your ticket!

Maia KobabeMaia Kobabe is a graduate of the first ever class in the MFA in Comics program at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. E is the illustrator of TOM O’BEDLAM, a single issue which was accepted into the Society of Illustrator’s Comic and Cartoon Art annual and nominated for an Ignatz Award in 2016. Maia’s short comics have been included in the anthologies ALPHABET (2015), TABULA IDEM (2017), MINE! (2018), GOTHIC TALES OF HAUNTED LOVE (2018), THE SECRET LOVES OF GEEKS (2018), and the forthcoming ADVANCED DEATH SAVES and FASTER THAN LIGHT Y’ALL . Before setting out to work freelance full-time, e worked for over ten years in libraries and now writes book reviews for Publisher’s Weekly. E has been self-publishing comics and zines since 2010, and has attended over fifty comic conventions in that time. More of eir work, including the origins of GENDER QUEER, can be found on tumblr and instagram @redgoldsparks. Eir work is heavily influenced by fairy tales, homesickness, and the search for identity.