Panel Discussion Middle Eastern Comics and their Place in the 21st Century

Open to the Public


Time 6:30-8:30pm

Location Al Mamoura Auditorium, Abu Dhabi

As part of the 2011 comic strip and cartoon educational program presented by ADMAF, this panel discussion brings together leading experts in the field of graphic novels. The panel is chaired by Dez Skinn, winner of over 20 industry awards for his innovative creations, including 17 Eagle Awards and the Society of Strip Illustration Lifetime Achievement Award. As editorial director of Marvel Comics (UK), he launched "Hulk Comic," revived "Captain Britain" and edited "Star Wars Weekly."


Qais Sedki Writer of the Arabic comic "Gold Ring"

Charles Kochman Executive Editor, Abrams ComicArts


Dez Skinn Prominent editor and author

In Collaboration with

The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation