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#04/APE 2014: 24-Hour Comics Day at APE 2014: The IRONHAND Triathlon!

APE 2014 Toucan Tip of the Day

24-Hour Comics Day comes to APE 2014! Artists, writers, and curiosity seekers are invited to participate in this brand new evolution of the original 24-Hour Comics Day Challenge (, which is a worldwide, yearly event with a simple goal: create a 24-page comic in 24 consecutive hours.  

The 24-Hour Comics Day: The IRONHAND Triathlon breaks the 24 hours into 3 separate shifts. After each shift the artist can earn 1/3 of the special "Finishers Award." When an artist completes 8 hours they earn and keep the "8-hour" piece. When they complete 16 hours, they earn and keep the "16-hour" piece. Then finally, at 24 hours, they receive the final piece and complete their award and the challenge!

The 24-Hour Comics Day event takes place on Saturday only at APE. You can view the artists as they work at the rear of the Exhibit Hall at tables 1049-1052 from 11:00 am-7:00 pm.

If you are interested in joining 24-Hour Comics Day at APE, please email You are also welcome to join in, even if you only want to draw for a short amount of time or if you want to find out more about the event. Presented by ComicsPRO, the Trade Organization for Comic Book Retailers and Blitz Comics. (Note: The first 8 hours will be at APE, the remaining 16 hours will be offsite).

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