Artists Panel Discussion

Next date: Wednesday, August 11, 2021 | 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM

graphic burst with comic book artist words

Join us on ZOOM for a discussion with creators and artists  with decades of experience developing comic books and graphic novels.  A question and answer session will follow the presentation. 


About Ben Dunn

Ben Dunn portrait Ben Dunn was born in Pingtung, Taiwan. After immigrating to the U.S., he settled in San Antonio, Texas where he grew up. He discovered manga during a trip back to Taiwan. In 1985, he founded the comic book publishing company Antarctic Press to promote the manga artform. The first comic published was the title MANGAZINE.

He created the anime inspired and best known comic, Ninja High School and it was one of the longest running independent comics. His next best known comic is Warrior Nun Areala and it was during the bad girl craze and was instrumental in the creation of the independent toy market.

Ben Dunn continues to work on comics including a revival of Ninja High School in celebration of its 30th year, a steampunk series The Steam League and his new comic series Science is Magic. Ben’s creation, Warrior Nun was a NETFLIX series in 2020. He is also editor at Antarctic Press.


About  Halo Toons

Halo Toons Portrait Halo Toons is a comic creator, cartoonist and colorist. Some of her coloring credits include the Kickstarter hit comic, Aerobicide, El Peso Hero and Ninja High School. Her upcoming comic-creator projects include Texas Horror Anthology & Kitchen Witches. She has been teaching all ages art and comic making classes in-person (conventions/events) & online (via live stream) for over a decade.  With the addition of Terry Parr and David Doub, they form the powerhouse, indie company known as Shonuff Studio! Working together, they pump out several indie projects each year.



About Terry Parr

Terry Parr Portrait Terry Parr is a Korean American artist & writer currently living in Fort Worth. Terry is known for his comic/manga pin up style. His works can be seen on Ninja High School, Antarctic Press, Aerobicide The Extreme Ninja Workout, Vampirella, Dusk Comics, Rio Bravo Comics, TeeFury, and Project A-Kon (4th largest Anime convention).



  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021 | 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

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