5 - 6:30 p.m. Recommended for students in grades 4 to 12. Andy Hirsch, graphic novelist and author of the Varmint series and the new Science Comics: Dogs, talks about the process of producing graphic works for a living while illustrating a short group comic. Twelve copies of Dogs will be given away at the event. Book sales will not be offered at this event. Fans are encouraged to bring in their own copies of Andy's works for author signatures.