Schedule: Graphic Novels pavilion
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25
1 P.M. RICHARD THOMPSON
The most recent Reuben Award, cartooning’s equivalent of the Oscar, went to Richard Thompson, creator of “Cul de Sac,” a strip born in The Washington Post seven years ago. Thompson also draws the “Richard’s Poor Almanac” cartoon. His new book is “Shapes & Colors: A Cul de Sac Collection.” Signing at 2:30 p.m.
1:55 P.M. KAZU KIBUISHI
Kazu Kibuishi is the founder and editor of the “Flight Anthologies,” a critically acclaimed comics series, as well as the creator of “Daisy Kutter: The Last Train,” a winner of the YALSA Best Books for Young Adults Award. Kibuishi’s new book is “Amulet #4: The Last Council.” Signing at 4 p.m.
2:50 P.M. ALLEN SAY
In 1972, Say illustrated his first children’s book, and until 1987 was a part-time illustrator. That year, while illustrating “The Boy of the Three-Year Nap,” which won a Caldecott Honor in 1989, he decided to work full-time on what he most liked to do: writing and illustrating children’s books. His newest is “Drawing from Memory.” Signing at 4 p.m.
3:45 P.M. RACHEL RENEE RUSSELL
Rachel Renee Russell is an attorney who prefers writing tween books to legal briefs. She is the author of the “Dork Diaries” series, and her latest book is “Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Talented Pop Star.” Signing at 2 p.m.
4:40 P.M. ERIC WIGHT
Eric Wight’s first book, “My Dead Girlfriend,” was nominated for the 2008 Best Graphic Novel of the Year Award by the Young Adult Library Services Association. Wight’s most recent book is “Frankie Pickle and the Mathematical Genius.” Signing at 3 p.m.