Category: Events

Focus Comic Community outreach event at Justice comics Featured on Fox 10 Phoenix

Thank you Fox 10 Phoenix for doing a special feature on Focus Comic’s community outreach event at Justice Comics Store. Yvonne Wan, Douglas Hebert and Matthew Goebel (our 11 year old autistic trading card intern) had fun meeting TV presenter Cory McCloskey and camera king Mike Robison. Young Matthew felt very encouraged by the positive attention that he received. Check… Read more →

Community Outreach Event in Glendale Arizona: New Retail Partner, Trading Card Intern signing event and Free Art portfolio reviews

Please come and support our new 11 year old autistic trading card intern Matthew Gobel this Friday at Justice Comics store at 10.45am to celebrate the release of his trading card! Douglas Hebert the main artist for Focus comic and Yvonne Wan (the creator, writer and one of the artists) will be attending the event also. If your kids like… Read more →

Focus comic art exhibition: Championing kids with autism and special needs

We are celebrating autism awareness month by showcasing art produced at our Focus comic free art camp for kids with autism. Please view the online exhibit on our Facebook page. Hit like on your favorite pieces of art. We would like to thank everyone for their support. Please help us in any way you can. #championingkidswithspecialneeds Here is a small… Read more →

Focus International Book & Trading Card Launch Event

On Friday 24th January 2020, Focus celebrated the publication of art by our interns with autism in association with the International issue of Focus in Chinese, and special trading card set. The event took place at Desert Dragon Pottery art Studio in Phoenix. Focus comic is available in English, French and Chinese. Yvonne Wan, the Creator, Author and artist of… Read more →

Community Outreach at LA Comic Con a great success

Focus Comic had a successful community outreach event at LA comic con 2019 where Yvonne Wan (Focus comic creator); and Douglas Hebert (Focus comic main artist and internship coach) and Elisha Perry (Focus Art teacher intern) and Crystal Perry (Focus Teaching Assistant) engaged with the public at their booth and at the Focus Panel and provided free art workshops for… Read more →

Focus Comic Halloween Sketchathon Event – Free comic drawing workshop

Focus comic will be having a Focus comic Halloween sketchathon on October 26 and October 27 2019. This event is open to the general public for individuals with our without autism. Attend any time between 11am-4pm on October 26, or between 1-3pm on October 27th 2019 for a free comic drawing workshop provided by Focus comic. Leading the class is… Read more →

Focus Comic to attend LA comic con next month

Focus Comic is heading towards Los Angeles Comic Con next month! Yvonne Wan and Douglas Hebert will be representing Focus comic at the event. We will be promoting the book and autism awareness as well as offering free coloring workshops to kids and young adults at our booth. We will give away cool prizes on the last day of the event. We will also have a Focus… Read more →

Focus Comic to attend Amberlea Elementary School Book Fair in Phoenix

Focus comic will be attending the Amberlea Elementary school book fair in Phoenix on September 30th 2019 through to October 4th for the full week. Creator Yvonne Wan will be attending the event to promote Focus Comic and autism awareness. Douglas Hebert, who is the main artist for Focus and teaches at Amberlea will be attending the event also. Elisha… Read more →

Focus The Autistic Hero Arrives in FanX – How kids relate to comics & super heroes Panel available to watch online

Yvonne Wan our Focus creator and broadcast film ethnographer filmed and edited the latest FanX Fall Focus panel and uploaded it onto you tube. The panel provides information about Focus Comic the social initiative, information on recent activities and interview content revealing how kids relate to comics and super heroes. The film will be aired on international TV in due… Read more →