Press Kit

Thank you for participating in our Super Fun Tour for Kids Read Comics 2011! Below you will find everything you need to promote your workshop and Kids Read Comics in your library or school. Just click the links to download the media you need!

Librarians! For Instructions on how to use your Press Kit, click here!

Printable PDF fliers to circulate to your patrons and students!

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High-res and JPG versions of each of the Kids Read Comics characters to use to create your own promotional media!

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Logo files to use to create your own promotional media!

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Web-ready banner files to use on your website!

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Editable Word document fliers you can use to create promotions for your free workshop!

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A 6’x4′ banner you can print to hang in your library or school!

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L to R: Jerzy Drozd, Edith Burney, Dan Merritt, and Dan Mishkin

L to R: Jerzy Drozd, Dan Merritt, Edith Burney, and Dan Mishkin

About the Organizers

Edith Burney is a Youth & Teen Librarian at the Chelsea District Library, named Best Small Library in America in 2008, and the location of the first annual Kids Read Comics Convention in 2009.  Edith enjoys working with teens to develop innovative teen programming, and sharing her knowledge of teen and youth literature.

Jerzy Drozd is a cartoonist, teaching artist and author of the graphic novel The Front: Rebirth. He is a contributing editor of Sugary Serials, an anthology of all-ages comics serialized online and collected in print. He is co-host of the Art & Story comics podcast.

Dan Merritt, with his wife Katie own and operate Green Brain Comics, a comic book specialty store in Dearborn. The store has received multiple awards for Best Comic Book Store by Metro Times, Detroit News and other magazines. Dan is actively involved in the business community and is vice chair of the East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority.

Dan Mishkin has written comic books for over thirty years, and is co-creator of the DC Comics heroes Amethyst and Blue Devil, among others. His work includes superheroes such as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman, as well as science fiction, humor, horror and westerns. He has also written prose for young readers and is the author of the illustrated children’s novel, The Forest King. He lives with his wife in East Lansing,  Michigan,  where they raised three children, now grown.