SAM CAMPOS was born and raised in Hawaii and is of Hawaiian, Chinese, Filipino and Caucasian descent. He conceptualized Pineapple Man in 1984 and featured him in comic books ten years later. When Sam started self-publishing, he didn't own a computer or have access to things like a graphics tablet or Photoshop. But despite a slipper strap budget and high printing costs, his series garnered attention and a loyal fanbase developed.
Stay tuned for more information as the event draws closer!
Of course there are specials!
Celebrate with Us!
Local Comic Shop & Local Comic Artists!
A great combination!
Local Comic Shop Day® is an event conceived and implemented by ComicsPRO comic book specialty retailers to call attention to locally owned independent comic book specialty stores, celebrating their unique and vital role in being the primary fire-starters of pop culture. Pop Culture begins in your Local Comic Shop!
MEET OUR AMAZING LOCAL TALENT
What better way to celebrate Local Comic Shop Day than to welcome the amazing talent right here in Hawaii. Each of these creators, artists and publishers will have their work on display as well as items for sale.
UNIQUE BOOKS AND VARIANT COVERS MADE ESPECIALLY FOR LCSD
TITLES INCLUDE - PRICES AND LIMITS VARY PER TITLE (product is limited - availability is on a first come - first served basis, while supplies last)
ROY CHANG(and Pepe) continues to be a great supporter of Other Realms as he makes appearances and offers free sketches with his multiple appearances at the store. Roy Chang is an art teacher, editorial cartoonist and freelance illustrator. He graduated with a BFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and earned his Masters in Education degree from the the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He is also a two time Pa'i award winning Editorial Cartoonist for MidWeek, Hawai'i s largest read non-daily newspaper.
DERICK FABIANfrom 7Sketches - Derick loves character design and is influenced by graffiti, pop culture, anime, and cute things. Come in and check out Derick's amazing art on stickers, t-shirts and more!
CHRISTOPHER CARAVALHO is an independent self published comic book creator and Founder of MANA COMICS. He grew up on Oahu and is a full time Police Officer for the Honolulu Police Department. With his free time, he write and draw comics. Mana Comics features Heroes from Hawaii and celebrates cultural and ethnic diversity which is a reflection of Local Life in Hawaii. To have a mana powered team of heroes has always been a dream of his and thanks to Family, Friends, and Fans the dream is now a REALITY. Catch-up with 'Aumākua Guardians of Hawaii #4.
DWAYNE A ACOBA - A seasoned comic artist that debuted his first book, M, at the 2017 Comic Con Honolulu.
MOG PARK is a traditional artist, from Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She found herself working shortly after with Tokyo Pop on a few projects. Although none were ever published, she acquired a wealth of knowledge that allowed her to attain other assignments that eventually led to working on HBO’s Game of Thrones series. You can find her work on the Blu Ray editions of Game of Thrones Season 3, 4, 5 and 6. She was also awarded a Daily Deviation from DeviantArt.com for her portrayal of “Yeine” from the novel “Hundred Thousand Kingdoms” by author N.K.Jemisin.