Upcoming Events

Please note bc of the ongoing pandemic, the physical Jam will not take place.

The Ottawa Comic Jam's next online meeting will occur:
Wednesday June 24th, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Via Discord

Theme: TBA
Contact: Sue
suebrainpower (at) gmail (dot) com
613. 501. 6862 / 613. 836. 7821
Also check out the Facebook group 'Ottawa Comic Jam' for event listings.

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Other Events

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The Ottawa Small Press Book Fair
Jack Purcell Community Centre
320 Jack Purcell Lane, Ottawa ON K2P 2J5
Room 203
June 27, 2020
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Admission FREE
Tables for exhibitors $25 full, $12.50 1/2


Ottawa Comic Con
Ottawa
Sept 2020

Jam Policy

Please note: This is a friendly, open group of comic enthusiasts. Hurtful or disrespectful comments during a jam, or purposefully creating insensitive or hateful artwork will not be tolerated. You will be asked to leave if you are disruptive or disrespectful to fellow jammers.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

March 27 Retro Video Game jam UPDATED

Artist: Ifer Jean
Everything old is new again, as I am reminded when I shop and hear resynthesized versions of music that shaped the world. Ok and 80s hits too, but they don't need too much re-synthing lol.

Last jam we explored the idea of Retro Video Games. This was fun and also posed the question, when does a game become retro? Is a current game's iteration ok to use in the comic if it was once an old game? Since we are pretty laid back about such things everyone said 'Ok!'. I am surprised Pong didn't turn up here.. but there is a little Breakout panel, so I'm happy.

Thanks to the talented artists and writers who joined in last month for a swell jam:  Suzanne Marsden, Clayton Jacobs, Ifer Jean, Andrew Stutt, Liz Walsh, James Rule, C.D. Rudd, Scott MacLellan and Gérard Bélec.

Thanks to the Shanghai Restaurant for continuing to provide a safe, creative space to gather and make comics. You are the best!

Cheers,
Sue.





















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