Ready, set, draw! In this fast-paced, hilarious sketch showdown, FOUR illustrators compete for audience votes as they complete wacky prompts given to them by host R. Sikoryak. Sikoryak is a cartoonist and author of the graphic novels Constitution Illustrated, The Unquotable Trump, Masterpiece Comics and Terms and Conditions. This event is brought to you by Fall for the Book and The Virginia Festival of the Book. Meet the creative competitors (in their own words):
Brian Michael Weaver is the totally tubular illustrator of such groovy graphic novels as the Joey Fly, Private Eye series, and writer of the mondo bodacious picture book Do NOT Build a Frankenstein!
Ann Xu is an Ignatz-nominated cartoonist and illustrator working in Baltimore. She is the illustrator of Measuring Up and upcoming graphic novel Shadow Life.
Ursula Murray Husted teaches comics at the University of Wisconsin Stout and lives in Minneapolis with her partner, their daughter, two cats, and many, many books. You can learn more at http://ursulamurrayhusted.com/
Andrea Tsurumi is an author, illustrator and cartoonist originally from New York who now lives with her spouse and their dog in Philadelphia. She's the creator of Accident!, Crab Cake, and I'm on It: an Elephant and Piggie Like Reading book and the illustrator of David Goodner's Kondo & Kezumi series. Find out more at andreatsurumi.com